The Royal Suite Inspired by Qatari Heritage at Mandarin Oriental, Doha
September 21, 2021: Mandarin Oriental, Doha is delighted to present the Royal Suite. From its unique location on the top floor, this magnificent suite enjoys breath-taking views of the city and Barahat Msheireb town square.
Designed by the talented late designer himself, David Collins, this luxurious suite showcases local Qatari design in an opulent setting. Guests can enjoy the private entrance leading to a hallway reminiscent of traditional Qatari homes adorned with Mashrabiya and laid with the finest marble, a combination of Marquina and Calacatta.
The suite features two bedrooms and a private study room. The master bedroom is adorned with traditional gypsum and carvings across the wall and ceiling relief. The sense of place created from this pattern gives a feeling of nostalgia and remembrance of old Qatar in the modern setting we have today. Guests will also delight to the spacious walk-in wardrobe and bathroom.
The private dining room is great for hosting guests to enjoy the magnificent view of Barahat Msheireb town square. Dedicated butler service can be arranged for the guest’s utmost privacy. The brightly lit living room overlooking a tranquil reflecting pool, is designed in arabesque patterns and a Mashrabiya inspired atrium. The reflecting pool is a tribute to the old Msheireb area, which was centre of Doha and well known amongst the local community as ‘the place to drink water’. Translated from Arabic, Msheireb means “drinking well” and the name is inspired by the city’s heritage.
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