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Al Sultan Beach Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Al Khor
Reviewed 31 March 2013

North of Doha, Al Khor hosts this Beach Resort which is off the beaten track but it is very welcoming to day visitors, and at capacity, offers hospitality three restaurants. It also has a conference center, right on the water's edge. Prices of accommodation range from QAR 950 ($1=QAR 3.63) upwards to QAR 2400 for the Amiri Suite, but the daily buffet lunch, served up to 3.30pm is excellent in quality and great for value QAR 150 per person. You can sit outside, talk, rest and see the Arabian Sea, watch the fishing dhows sail by, and take in the aquamarine of the sea. Peace at its best, you can take time to relax.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank dashing4u
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Reviewed 9 January 2013

Cleaning very poor, expensive restaurant with food and often heated, Internet did not work after a month's stay and even after like riding a bike, staff too often distracted. The weekend is almost impossible to sleep for the confusion of guests arrived for a celebration: The sound insulation is non-existent. The director a mellow person and not at all sensitive to the problems of the guests. The price is exaggerated and it is still cheaper to stay in Doha.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled on business
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2  Thank Alfredo P
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Reviewed 1 November 2012

Its better than the other reviews suggest...
It's also further than 30 min away from Doha... & the beach is not that nice in my opinion.
They had smoked salmon in their buffet so that's a plus.
I don't know, it wasn't bad nor was it amazing.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with friends
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4  Thank therecordstore
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Reviewed 11 September 2012

I stayed in this hotel for 2 months on a business trip and here's my review:
First of all : It's the only hotel in Al-Khour Area, so whether the hotel rating is "5" stars or 1 star doesn't make a difference because there's no other option (apart from staying in Doha).
The rooms are very dirty. If you leave your food/drinks unattended for 5 minutes, ants will attack out of nowhere.
No premium TV channels . Only Free OTA channels , which makes you wonder about the 5-star rating.
Internet speed is from the cold-war era. They use a fax-modem (56K speed) line and share it to all rooms in the hotel. The Google page takes 5 minutes to open.
Breakfast is always the same .
Rates are from outer space: I was paying a corporate rate of 800 QAR/night whereas I could have paid much less in a real 5-star hotel in Doha.
Like I said earlier, it's the only Hotel in Al-Khour and there's no other choice because it's the nearest hotel to Ras Laffan.
If you don't mind driving long distances, book in Doha and avoid this crappy hotel.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled on business
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6  Thank evatall
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Reviewed 8 February 2012

I stayed at this hotel for seven nights in February 2012. It was booked for me by my office on the instructions of a client. "It's nearby" was apparently the criteria for this suggestion.

From the first contact, there were issues. My office was asked to send copies of our passports, and a raft of paperwork just to book a taxi for me from the airport.

The rate agreed by my office, and agreed in writing (828 Riyals), had increased to 900 Riyals (c. £180) a night when I arrived at reception to check in. I feel there is a certain "get the money" component here. Drinks were expensive (regular coffee = £4), and every time I took a hotel taxi, I was asked to sign for the out and return trip before I entered the vehicle. On the last morning, I was followed into breakfast by a receptionist to get a taxi invoice signed - over 30 minutes before the taxi booking.

During much of my stay, I was (probably) the only guest. I was pretty bored and lonely, and with nothing to do, and nowhere nearby to go to, i hoped there'd be some TV. Only a couple of English TV channels; and zero sport (other than local soccer, etc). My room was pretty dingy feeling (though the hotel would suggest this was 'authentic' / rustic, I'm sure). Certainly, the windows were filthy, and one pane of double-glazing close to falling out completely.

On my last evening, I was shown to the table I'd sat at the previous six days (at either breakfast or dinner). Half way into my meal, a (rare) guest was seated near me. Who lit up his cigarette. The waiter, when I asked, suggested I move, as I had sat in the "smoking area". Hmmm.

Food is mostly buffet style, and breakfast in particular is uninspiring - pretty much the same every day.

Front desk (taxi bills and overcharging aside) are pretty friendly; and the taxi service extremely reliable time-wise. But I never once felt like a "welcome guest".

  • Stayed: February 2012
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5  Thank Stephen A
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Reviewed 24 January 2012

This resort is about 30 minuits drive from Doha, as soon as I entered I was greeted with a smile and saw these horses, then as me and my family were escorted to the reception which is lovely.... a small tennis car took us to our room
The view is romantic facing the pool or renting a small paddle boat, everyday we have a choice of either swimming in the sea or the pool. There are two pools one for children and one for adults, and it's enchanting to play in the sand.
The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet style... also ask the hotel to tell us about local food at al-khore
It's a really beautiful experience, and a perfect gataway

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank __sweet_1_escape__
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Reviewed 27 December 2011

I travelled here with work and only stayed 3 nights - I believe this is the only hotel in Al Khor so choice is limited.

The rooms are lovely and the staff are very helpful. On arrival the room had a fruit platter which is appreciated in the heat.

The food is average tasting and expensive to purchase. In addition - despite the dining room being massive adn empty, two men chose a table next to mine and decided to light up a cigarette as I was eating my meal. Anywhere that allows smoking where people are eating and doesn't separate the two gets the thumbs down from me i'm afraid ...

The pool area and view out over the Ocean are lovely and appreciated.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled on business
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1  Thank Korinamcintyre
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Address: PO Box 5555, Al Khor 5555, Qatar
Region: Qatar > Al Khor
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Al Khor
Price Range: £133 - £138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Sultan Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 187
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