Most guests traveling with Qatar Airways via Doha probably won’t see to see much of the capital of Qatar. Except for the airport, of course. In order to change this, the airline is offering a Discover Qatar program, which allows you to stay at 4 or 5 -star hotels at extremely low rates.
Has been extended for travel until 31th December 2020!
For this offer, the airline is cooperating with the national tourism authority of Qatar. Hotels can be booked directly through a special website that Qatar Airways has set up specifically for this matter.
Booking a flight that includes a stopover can be done via qatarairways.com. Choose Book on the main page and then the Multi-City option. Your search could look like the following example:
If you don’t want to use Qatar’s website and would prefer to book via an OTA or a regular travel agency, you can do so. Just make sure that your ticket starts with “157”.
Depending on the fare, a stopover in Doha that lasts for more than 24 hours can lead to a higher price. This is mostly due to additional taxes and fees since you won’t just simply change aircraft but arrive in Doha and then depart again separately. But more often then not, the discount you get on the hotel rate will compensate for the higher ticket price.
Discounted Stays at 4 & 5-star Hotels
Since lately, there is only one deal that is offered to economy and business class passengers alike. Two travelers (+ one child) can stay at a 4 or 5-star hotel at a discounted rate:
- 4-star hotel
- 1 night at US$23 (~€20)
- 2 nights at US$85 (~€75)
- 3 nights at US$125 (~€111)
- 4 nights at US$165 (~€146)
- 5-star hotel
- 1 night at US$28 (~€25)
- 2 nights at US$110 (~€98)
- 3 nights at US$160 (~€142)
- 4 nights at US$210 (~€186)
Here the list of available hotels:
- 4-star hotels
- Al Liwan Suites
- Amari Doha
- Ezdan Hotel West Bay
- Gokulam Park Hotel
- Grand Regal Hotel
- Holiday Inn Doha Business Park
- Holiday Villa Hotel & Residence
- Ramada Encore Doha
- Strato Hotel by Warwick
- The Curve
- 5-star hotels
- Al Aziziyah Boutiue Hotel
- Al Najada Hotel by Tivoli
- Crowne Plaza Doha West Bay
- Grand Hyatt Doha
- Hilton Doha
- InterContinental Doha – The City
- Marriott Marquis Doha
- Millenium Hotel Doha
- Millenium Plaza Doha
- Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha
- Oryx Rotana
- Radisson Blu Doha
- Saraya Corniche
- Souq Al Wakra Hotel Qatar by Tivoli
- Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel by Tivoli
- The Westin Doha
- Warwick Doha Hotel
Terms & Conditions
The FAQ page lists various conditions that you have to met. A small excerpt:
- You’ll have to book your hotel by December 28, 2020.
- Travel must commence on or before December 31st, 2020
- You can only get a discounted night on flights with a stopover in Qatar.
- This offer is valid only for a minimum stay of 12 hours in Doha.
- Your Qatar Airways boarding pass must be presented at the hotel.
- The offer does not apply to codeshare flights.
- Hotel, as well as a transit visa, must be booked at least three days before arrival.
- Bookings cannot be reversed or changed.
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