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Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

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Banana Island, Doha 23919 Qatar
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#24 of 183 hotels in Doha
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20 minutes from the heart of Qatar's vibrant capital, a luxury yacht ferry crosses crystal clear water to reach a breathtaking island that feels the world away. Welcome to Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara - a paradise sanctuary of world-class facilities and limitless activities, both above and below the water, providing relaxation and adventure, wellness and pure indulgence.
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Property amenities
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Canoeing
Babysitting
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Golf course
Snorkelling
Water park
Entertainment staff
Table tennis
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Head massage
Massage
Salon
24-hour security
Concierge
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Safe
VIP room facilities
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Smoking rooms available
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Harbour View
Languages Spoken
English, Arabic
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Jess wrote a review Yesterday
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My experience in Banana Island has been exceptional. Thanks to Nic and his wonderful staff I have one of the best day I ever had in Qatar. The service, attention to clients and genuine kindness of every person is just stunning. I cannot recommend banala island enough. Thank you again to everyone who made my day very special!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Melissa R wrote a review May 2020
Suzhou, China18 contributions6 helpful votes
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Lovely facilities and friendly service. Loved the beach area, the water is so clear, we saw many fish. We thoroughly enjoyed having a villa with the pool. Just what we needed during this time. Beautiful sunrise and sunsets. Thanks for a fantastic stay. Thanks to Pravin for going out of his way to help us.
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Date of stay: May 2020
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Response from Anantara_Doha, General Manager at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
Responded 24 May 2020
Dear Melissa R, Thank you for this wonderful review of Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara and for the time taken to share it with us. It is very inspiring to hear how much you enjoyed everything here. We truly appreciate your kind words about our colleagues. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to let them know that they made an impact during your stay. Thank you one more time for an overall so positive feedback and I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Sincerely, Husam Malki | General Manager Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
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Nazeema T wrote a review 2 Aug
Cape Town, South Africa40 contributions8 helpful votes
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My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary on Banana Island - treating ourselves to the Spa package. From the moment of enquiring and making the booking, the staff of the resort were outstanding in service. We arrived on a Sunday and had the pleasure of having the island all to ourselves. Nic met us as we disembarked from the comfortable ferry ride. He was such a star enlightening us to all the activities on the island. We arrived on a day that the breakfast restaurant opened post covid restrictions. And Wow what a treat we got!! Sumira, the restaurant hostess provided such lovely special attention for our anniversary. All the staff were super pleasant and professional. The food was delicious and servings were enormous. We opted for the a la carte menu as the food voucher was sufficient to cover both our meals and drinks - and it was more than what was expected for breakfast. The golf cart then took us to the Q Lounge pool where we enjoyed the blissfully cool pool and photo sessions on to the beach that we had all to ourselves. The atmosphere and music and just that relaxed feeling was simply just perfect. After checking out the rest of the resort which was beautiful and so well kept... we proceeded to what must have been one of the best massages my husband and I have ever had. Meriem organised the timing perfectly, the spa was so cosy but our massage therapists deserves the highest recommendations!!! Estha and Sonum really did an outstanding job undoing the stress knotted in our bodies. Both hubby and I decided that we will definitely be back to have massages done by these two ladies. Thank you so much for an absolutely amazing spa treatment. Banana Island lives up to it's 5* accolade for outstanding service, professional and pleasant staff, amazing food and an absolutely blissful relaxing resort experience. Ps.. thanks to the pool guy who let us slide down the kid's water slides :)
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Reyes wrote a review Jul 2021
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‪I would like to commend Ms. Krystel and Ms. Maria from Guest Relations of Banana Island Anantara Hotel. I was considering an island getaway treat for my wife to surprise her on reaching a milestone in her life. So when I came across these 2 staffs, Ms. Krystel & Ms. Maria; they offered me the best view for our room and I inquired if there is a room setup for my surprise. Then they sent me the Special Occasion catalog. They assisted me in making the best choice of setup for my wife’s birthday. I asked them to make birthday greetings on the bed and also if they can give bouquet to my wife during our check in process as one of my surprises to her. During our check in at the Al Shyoukh Terminal, my wife got a surprise bouquet of flowers and she was very happy. When we entered our room, we were both amazed with the set up. The petals on the bed and bathtub was really beautiful as well as the view from our room. We were both thrilled by the complimentary dates and most specially the birthday cake and customized greetings on top. Honestly, I have high expectations about the room arrangements for surprising my wife because I really want everything to be smooth and perfect. And they didn’t fail in doing so but rather have exceeded my expectations. My wife was really surprised and happy. I would like to express how grateful I am to both Ms. Krystel & Ms. Maria for diligently assisting me. The room setup surprise in Banana island is a recommendable one!‬ ‪Moreover, I would like to commend Ms. Rose from Room Service. Every time we call the Room service she always answered quickly. When we spoke to Rose, she enlightened us about the setup and also the breakfast menu. Rose recommended us the best options for breakfast. She was very informative and delightful staff. She knows her job very well & we can really feel how she loves doing it. The food was served very appetizingly and instagrammable. As well as the taste is as delicious as it looks. They had come up with a great idea to have breakfast in bed for our own safety due to pandemic reasons and & we enjoyed the good quality of their food from Room Service. Our overall experience for breakfast in bed is a unique and remarkable one.‬ Kudos to all the wonderful staffs of Banana Island for making our stay a great experience! Keep up the excellent service!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Abed Al Kareem Al Rayyan , Guest Services / Front Office at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
Responded 1 week ago
Dear ryv_reyes, Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at Anantara Doha. Please allow me to express my sincere gratitude for taking time to share your unforgettable experience at Banana Island Resort with other travelers. You have also emphasized a lot of positive aspects during your stay and we thank you for your generous praises. We are really pleased to hear that the service provided by our team had a very positive impact during your stay and please be assured that your compliments will be shared with them. Your words continue to give credence to the hard work and effort, motivating us to keep striving for the best in what we do. We are happy that we succeeded in providing you a holiday that left you truly satisfied and we look forward to your return visit for an even better experience. Sincerely, Taisiia Kurteeva | Guest Relations Manager Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
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Abrar B wrote a review Jul 2021
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This was my second visit to banana with my family. Last time I had come with wife for 7 days in 2020. Both times have been amazing. Each and every staff treated us well. Specifically brother Rasel helped us from minute one until we left to the ship. I pray only good things for him and his family. He is an amazing person who helped us throughout our journey. During Both my visits, Rasel has been exceptionally helpful with all the matters. Incase anyone visits banana island please ask for him as he will help with the tour and other activities.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Abed Al Kareem Al Rayyan , Guest Services / Front Office at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
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Dear 310abrarb, I would like to express my gratitude to you for posting a review with regards to your recent stay at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara. Your kind words are very encouraging and brings us immense joy. We are especially pleased to hear that you found our team member Rasell friendly and accommodating and that you enjoyed your experiences at Banana Island. Rest assured, your message of appreciations will be conveyed to him. Sincerely hope that you will be back to enjoy the resort again and feel free to contact us to make reservation. Sincerely, Taisiia Kurteeva | Guest Relations Manager Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
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PRICE RANGE
US$288 - US$507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Anantara Doha Island Resort & Spa
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
Which popular attractions are close to Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara?
Nearby attractions include Small Lie (5.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara?
Conveniently located restaurants include Q Lounge & Restaurant at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, Azraq at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, and Riva.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Arabic.