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Second airport hotel opens in Doha’s Hamad International Airport

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced the opening of Oryx Garden Hotel, the second airport terminal within the airport terminal.

Situated in the North Plaza, the Oryx Garden Hotel is one of many new experiences that are part of HIA’s airport expansion project, which is all set to be launched in time for the widely anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Oryx Garden Hotel features 100 guest rooms ranging from king bedrooms to twin bedrooms, as well as suites. hotel boasts a modern and contemporary design, and can be booked around the clock for a maximum of 24 hours. The hotel features complimentary Wi-Fi throughout its premises. All rooms are conveniently located within the terminal, moments away from boarding gates. A variety of retail and culinary options are conveniently located nearby.

Guests at The Oryx Garden Hotel will be able to enjoy Oryx Airport Hotel’s Vitality Wellbeing and Fitness Centre located at the Airport’s South Plaza, near the iconic Lamp Bear art installation. Oryx Airport Hotel features a 25-metre swimming pool, gym, spa and a squash court for passengers to use while transferring. To reach The Oryx Airport Hotel, guests can conveniently use the passenger train connecting the airport’s North and South Plazas.

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Both airport hotels at HIA have implemented various green initiatives in their continuous effort to achieve 100 percent eco-friendly operations. The hotels will not be using plastic water bottles and instead be using eco-friendly water containers. Other green initiatives include the adoption of recycled paper for all hotel printing collaterals and operations and the substitution of plastic bags with biodegradable bags. For hotel room amenities, plastic cotton buds have been replaced with bamboo buds packaged in cardboard boxes, plastic coffee cups switched with recyclable paper cups, and plastic lids replaced with polylactic acid (PLA) lids derived from plants.

Plastic bottles for shampoos and body lotions have also been replaced with EcoPure PET bio-degradable bottles. Plastic dental and shaving kits have been replaced with starch toothbrushes and shaving utilities, while plastic slippers, combs, and shower caps were available in eco-friendly forms.

We are delighted to announce the opening of our second airport hotel at HIA. This is just one of the many new offerings our airport will be unveiling as part of our exciting expansion plans. The Oryx Garden Hotel adds yet another sustainable, world-class facility to the world’s best airport, offering a relaxing environment for guests to unwind and discover the extraordinary destination that is HIA.

said Engr. Badr Mohammed Al Meer, Chief Operating Officer, Hamad International Airport.

HIA’s expansion project significantly expands HIA’s facilities, which will include more than 90 brands in one vast shopping area, a world-class art collection, a refreshing environment with lush greenery, and a 10,000 sqm indoor tropical garden with a 268-sqm water feature.

Featured image of Hamad International Airport’s passenger terminal by HIA

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