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McCrae, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Until we arrived outside our hotel at 1:00am we were unsure which Souq Waqif hotel we would be staying at. Even though it was so early in the morning our welcome at the Arumaila was warm and personal. Although our stay was brief the staff were keen to assist and help with anything we required. We were offered a late...

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Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Positives: - great location in Souq Waqif - friendly staff - nice room (small size) - beautifull building Negatives: - rooms are definately not sound proof (woke up at 2.45am by showering neighbours) - hotel charged us 150qar for a ride to the airport, while a taxi is only 40qar! The front desk man told us there would be no...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Arumalia, one of the 7 hotels that make up Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels is true gem in the the heart of Souq Waqif. Extremely friendly and helpful staff will immediately show you the true meaning of Qatari hospitality. Rooms are clean, very well equipped, modern with the traditional arabic flair. Highly recommended for short stopover in Doha or longer tour...

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SWBH, General Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels. We are so please to know that you enjoyed your stay with us together with complimenting Souq Waqif and surrounding atmosphere of our Eight Hotels in Doha's favorite tourist destination. Your commendation on our staff service and efficiency have been shared...

Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were interested in seeing souq waqif again, so we decided to stay close by. Souq Waqif Boutque Hotels comprise of different buildings at the same level (5 stars). The rooms are very clean, tidy, and housekeeping are great. The aminities is a little bit less than a 5 star hotel. The room is not spacious, but good for a...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped by from a hectic visit to the souk for some welcome relief! Looked pleasant hotel, free wifi, air conditioning. And the toilets were large and clean. The staff who were on seemed helpful No alcohol gets served in this hotel though .

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SWBH, General Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review, I am pleased to hear that you find our Hotel at your liking, and glad to know that our staff made your stay pleasant, and be sure that they take pride in catering to your needs the best way they can. Your feedback is well noted and we are looking forward to...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2016

After a taxi ride from hell we arrived at our hotel.... we paid for an upgrade to a balcony room. This is a must. You can relax with the doors open and just listen to the surrounding noise, its not obtrusive just ....nice. The location is fantastic, right on the edge on the of the Souk Waquif.. Great selection of...

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SWBH, Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Maureen, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience you had with Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels with others here on Tripadvisor, your feedback is very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and location. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is a comparative review between Arumaila boutique hotel and Doha W hotel. As opposed to individual reviews, a comparative review might be more helpful as the qualities of hotels can differ from cities to cities and from counties to countries. Overall verdict: Arumaila is a smaller hotel with smaller rooms but in terms of room quality both hotels are...

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SWBH, Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It’s great to hear that you had a memorable stay with us and thank you for praising our service. We invest a lot of time in effort to train our team to ensure the highest level of personalized service. We are looking forward to welcome you soon again. Thank you! Amir Golbarg Hotel manager

Reviewed 5 April 2016

best location, great breakfast, fabulous room and wonderful friendly staff. we couldn't have been happier. with the Souk behind the hotel, and the museum of Islamic Art , the Arabian horse stables, the Falcon souk and the Camel stables all within walking distance this hotel was everything we had hoped for plus some, like a fabulous room, great breakfast and...

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Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Somewhat underwhelmed by this hotel despite its great location next to the Souk. It had all of the ostensible features of a good hotel but there were a few things which were not quite right. Staff were friendly and nice - but not as sharp and motivated and engaged as you expect at a top flight hotel, power points in...

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SWBH, Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Fatherof, Thank you for posting this review on tripadvisor about your recent stay with us. It is upsetting to know that your stay was less than perfect. Please accept my apologies for the inconvenience that you mention in your comments. Your stay was unfortunately not as relaxing as expected, and I regret we did not make you more comfortable....

Hong Kong
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The hotel was in a great location in the middle of Souq Watif and within 10 minutes walking distance to the Museum of Islamic Art. The staff were all very courteous and helpful. The only disadvantage was the room design. Although the room was of a decent size, the bathroom was small. The toilet was placed in a manner where...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the world-renowned Souq Waqif, the most popular tourist destination in Doha, Arumaila Boutique Hotel is a five-star property situated in the most authentically local area of the capital. The Souq itself sits at the heart of Qatar’s capital city.From a traditional Arab exterior into a modern and relaxing interior, Arumaila presents a unique fusion of traditional hospitality and the facilities and services demanded by the discerning 21st Century traveller. The boutique property’s accommodation offering comes through 17 rooms and two suites, guaranteeing all guests an intimate, personalised and exclusive experience.Arumaila has a lively and fashionable theme, characterised by the use of colour in decoration, upholstery and fittings. It’s energetic and hip feel will attract a younger set, but also dynamic corporates, too. It’s a theme that is also reflected in the hotel’s food and beverage options below. We welcome individuals, couples and business travellers; anyone, in fact, who wishes to retreat to an exclusive – and exquisitely created – Arabian sanctuary. The hotel offers unique and discreet service, delivered in vibrant, modish surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels

Address: Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
Region: Qatar > Doha
Price Range: $173 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels 5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Hotel Style:
#20 Business Hotel in Doha
#22 Family Hotel in Doha
#50 Luxury Hotel in Doha
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“Away from the elevators”
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“best view was I thought on the town square”
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