The very essence of Doha is the vibrant Souq Waqif, the historical cultural center since the times of Qatar’s Bedouin tribes, encircling the heart of Doha.
Minutes from Doha’s spectacular Corniche, the Souq draws you into it’s winding narrow alleyways to reveal merchants making pottery, golden lamps, carved woodwork and jewelry, transporting you to ancient years gone by. The wonderful and exciting bird souq, where the birds flutter onto your finger at will, and large parrots recite a few words from the Quran as you wander through, is enough to convert any staunch westerner into a passionate lover of the authentic Arabic culture.
Al Jasra hotel’s reputation for a unique hospitality experience was matched with a refined design style reminiscent of a mosque.
Rooms boast walk-in wardrobes, baths big enough for two filled with rose petals, Acqua Di Parma toiletries, Philip Stark fittings and authentic Moroccan tea, dates, and Baklava.
Al Jasra offers three dining options to please your palate. Savour the freshest seafood cooked to order in the contemporary splendor of the Al Sanbouk fish market. Get comfortable in The Drawing Room and watch the world go by, or immerse yourself in the majesty of authentic Moroccan cuisine at Argan. with the intimate tables for two and comfy couches surrounding a majlis style seating area in the center of the room with heavy drapery, rich tapestries and low, colorful tables. Simply relax with friends whilst puffing on shisha and sipping one of their really inspired mocktails.
Al Jasra boasts Doha’s only Anantara spa and the traditional Royal Moroccan Hamman Ritual. Escape to blissful harmony and discover head to toe rejuvenation in their rooftop oasis offering ancient and contemporary therapies, white fluffy robes and slippers and energizing ginger tea.