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Qatar Guide: Spend Less, Do More 

Welcome to Qatar 

Qatar-Island-in-city-of-DohaQatar offers visitors the modern conveniences one would expect to find in a Western country, while also offering tourists many areas that have preserved the look and feel of the ancient Middle East. Visitors will find an excellent choice of mid-range and luxury hotels in Qatar. 

Top Things about Qatar

Qatar-Pets-Market-in-DohaMystery lies around every corner in Qatar, just waiting to be discovered. Visitors can spend their holiday exploring colourful markets, indulging in some high-end retail therapy, or seeking out adventure in the desert with a guided camel ride or safari.

The Al-Corniche seafront district is located in Doha, the capital city of Qatar. Travelers will find some of the country’s most impressive modern buildings along this glittering stretch of coastline. There are great restaurants, shops, and galleries located here, too.

Souq Waqif, Doha’s oldest souq - or open-air market - features textiles, locally grown spices, handicrafts, local produce, and other goods arranged in an enchanting labyrinth of stalls and booths. About 50 kilometres outside of Doha visitors will find the historic pearl fishing village of Al-Khor, which is located on Qatar’s northeast coast.

Best Cities to Visit in Qatar

Qatar-Spices-at-Souq-Wagif-Spice-Market-DohaAs the largest and most vibrant city in Qatar, Doha is well on its way to becoming a world-class holiday destination. Modern high-rises, luxurious Qatar hotels, and glittering shopping malls give way to lovely city parks and gardens. If you love sport, make your way to Khalifa International Stadium, home of the Qatar national football team.

In Doha City, you will find the City Centre Mall. The largest shopping centre in the Middle East, the City Centre Mall is home to more than 350 shops, a massive food court, and the best cinemas in the city. There is also an ice-skating rink, bowling alleys, and a climbing wall.

Qatar Hotels

Prices of accommodation in Qatar have increased along with the nation’s popularity with international visitors. There are precious few hostels, but cheap hotels in Qatar are generally not very easy to come by. Accommodation in metropolitan areas varies from mid-range hotels up to five-star luxury resorts. If you are looking for a great holiday deal, it is advised that you book your accommodation early.

Getting around

Hamad International Airport to Doha: 16 min (13.5 km) via Ras Abu Abboud Expy

Accommodation, driving and car rental in Qatar 

At Cheaperthanhotels and Cheaperthancars we have a wide range of car rental discounts at convenient locations and accommodation to meet all budgets and taste across Qatar. We really do believe that the less you spend, the more you will have to do when you get there.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team