Mandarin Oriental, Doha is delighted to have attained the honorary distinction of a Five-Star rating in the 63rd annual Forbes Travel Guide Five & Four-Star Awards. This is the second year for which Mandarin Oriental, Doha has achieved this prestigious honour and remains the only hotel in Qatar with the distinguished achievement.


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Each unique property reflects the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place, luxury hotels that are embraced by the local community and designed to be right for their time and place.

Located in Msheireb Downtown Doha and at the heart of Barahat Msheireb, Mandarin Oriental, Doha is situated in the city’s newest and most exciting neighbourhood. Designed by the world-renowned David Collins Studio, the hotel’s 117 rooms, 41 suites and 91 serviced apartments fuse an elegant, contemporary design with subtle elements of traditional Qatari heritage. Guests can expect an inviting ambiance, exquisite décor and bespoke service, where traditional Middle Eastern charm meets Mandarin Oriental’s legendary hospitality.

“We are delighted that our commitment to excellence has been recognized with this level of hospitality distinction by the Forbes Five and Four-Star awards as we represent Qatar on a global scale,” said Martin Schnider, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Doha “Receiving a Five-Star rating from such a world-renowned organization is a great honour for us, and we are eager to continue achieving our mission to delight and inspire our Fans at every opportunity,” he added.

The Forbes Travel Guide has been a recognized global authority for rating the finest hotels since 1958. According to Forbes, standards for Forbes Five-Star Award certifications are exact, and few properties meet them. Awarded for exceptional quality of service, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awards are based on 500 rigorous standards evaluated anonymously through an unannounced, undercover service evaluation conducted by Forbes Travel Guide’s expert inspectors.

GO: Visit www.mandarinoriental.com for more information.