Things to Do
Strategically located in the heart of West Bay, Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha is the perfect location for anyone looking to enjoy a little shopping, take in a cultural event, or just stroll along the Doha Waterfront Corniche. In close proximity to all the city's landmarks, our hotel can arrange for day tours and short trips for your pleasure.
City Center Mall
Looking to do a little shopping? City Center Mall has over 250 stores and is only a 10 minute walk from Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha. It is also home to the Doha Ice Skating Rink, a cinema and a large food court.
Katara Cultural Village
Toward the northern part of the city, you will find Katara Cultural Village, a local hub for events and activities all year long. Host to various activities throughout the year, including the country-famous Sports Day, it is also great for dining, walking and taking in a show. The village includes an amphitheater, heritage centers, libraries, art galleries and other academic facilities, not to mention retail outlets, coffee shops, museum facilities and market areas.
Museum of Islamic Art
Art and history enthusiast can enjoy one of the greatest art collections at the Museum of Islamic Art. Set on the waterfront, the museum building in itself is an architectural gem. Visitors will enjoy masterpieces of Islamic art, including metalwork, ceramics, jewelry, woodwork, textiles and glass, collected from three continents and dating from the 7th century, also labeled as one of the world’s most complete collections.
Dive into the Qatari tradition and customs at the ever popular Souq Waqif. Translating into ‘The Standing Market’ it is becoming one of the city’s top tourist spots, selling traditional garments, spices, handicrafts, and souvenirs. The Souk has also expanded and now includes restaurants serving cuisines from all over the world, as well as Shisha cafes.
The latest addition to West Bay’s coast, The Pearl is a luxury private and modern residence area. But it is so much more than that. With retailers sprawling all over the four million square meters, it is home to “La Croisette,” a 3.5 kilometre marina-front pedestrian and the world’s longest waterfront luxury retail walkway that includes meters and meters of internationally renowned restaurants and high end boutiques. A perfect place for a stroll, some shopping and of course, al fresco dining.