St.Regis Hotels and Resorts opens St.Regis Marsa Arabia Island in Qatar with 193 suites

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, announced the opening of The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl Qatar. Perched in the heart of Porto Arabia and exclusively accessed by a private bridge, this new Mediterranean-style island seamlessly blends exquisite design, exceptional amenities, and the brand’s legendary Butler Service to create a majestic escape for local luminaries and global tastemakers.

“We are thrilled to welcome The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl Qatar to our highly curated global portfolio of hotels and resorts. The opening ushers in a new benchmark for luxury hospitality and as our second St. Regis property in Doha, underlines the brand’s expansion and interest in this dynamic region,” said Satya Anand, President, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International. “A new luxury landmark, guests can expect the modern glamour, cherished traditions and timeless legacy that St. Regis Hotels & Resorts is famed for globally. With this milestone opening, we are also delighted to strengthen our relationship with the Alfardan Group and thank them for their ongoing support and collaboration.”

“The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island offers a distinct point of view in one of the most coveted cities in the region. We look forward to offering guests impeccable service, outstanding culinary venues and the exquisite experiences synonymous with the iconic St. Regis brand.” said Wissam Suleiman, Multi-Property General Manager for St. Regis Hotels Doha.

The 193 all-suite hotel features a range of lavishly appointed accommodations in one-, two- and three-bedroom formats and private townhouses, each featuring large balconies boasting glorious views overlooking the glistening Arabian Gulf. The spacious suites offer large open bathrooms, walk-in wardrobes, living areas and fully equipped kitchens, providing guests with the amenities to enjoy island life for longer stays as well as shorter sojourns. Each suite has been thoughtfully designed with hues of beige and white, evoking the modern sophistication of the unmatched St. Regis style, while being imbued with thoughtful design touches throughout.

Showcasing Andalusian and rich Arabesque architecture, the hotel’s majestic entrance is inspired by Al Hambra Palace in Granada. The influence of Qatari and Andalucian culture continues with an abundance of curated artwork adorning every corner. The central courtyard features Iraqi sculptor Ahmed Al Bahrani’s monumental falcon sculpture ‘Alkarar’, signifying strength, nobility, and courage. Inspired by the five senses, work by Dominic Harris blends the abstract life of technology with the serene elements of nature. Masterpieces by U.S. artist Brian “Kaws” Donnelly offer fresh, contemporary perspectives  and the crown jewel of the curated art collection includes a private collection of five Damien Hirst illustrious butterfly prints, ‘Empresses’, beautifully displayed for guests to admire.

The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island offers 10 sophisticated food and beverage offerings, taking guests on a unique culinary journey from exotic Peru to the warm shores of the Mediterranean. Exceptional chefs and high-end entertainment will frequent The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, creating a glamorous, immersive experience for residents and visitors alike.

Exquisite plates and refreshing drinks can be enjoyed at the Mandaloun Pool Club, while Greek Taverna, Manos, serves the freshest fish selection. Guests can start the day with a delectable Turkish breakfast in Nar, bask in the heat of the Arabian sun at the pool and finish their day enjoying the delicious Nikei Cuisine at Chotto Matte. The best of Lebanese cuisine with a tantalising selection of mezze is served in Babel, and Ahwet Zeitouna is the destination for shisha. The St. Regis Lobby Lounge offers spectacular ocean views to take in while enjoying the brand’s celebrated rituals, including a signature Pearl Afternoon Tea with local delicacies. Roberto’s offers Italian countryside inspired fine dining and guests can enjoy a moment of relaxation at the St. Regis Cigar Lounge.

Guests can enjoy The Red Pearl, a locally inspired take on the brand’s signature Bloody Mary cocktail born at its flagship property at 55th and Fifth Ave in New York City. Inspired by traditional flavours and the hotel’s pristine surrounding landscape, The Red Pearl complements classic ingredients with Za’atar and Sumac, two distinctive herbs in Middle Eastern cuisine. Served in a handmade wooden bed tray and topped with an edible pearl, The Red Pearl encapsulates the island’s majestic sunsets.