Cheval Residences, the London-based luxury serviced apartment specialist, is set to open a luxury serviced apartment complex in Doha Qatar in 2020.
The announcement comes after an agreement was signed between Cheval Residences and Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC).
Mohammed S Almarzooqi, group managing director for Cheval Property Management Ltd and Cheval Residences Ltd, said: “We are delighted to confirm Cheval West Bay ApartHotel Doha will be a flagship development for us; our first property outside London and a milestone in our company vision to build a strategic portfolio to suit the demands of our affluent well-travelled guests.
“We are honoured to be working with QIMC and look forward to supporting the Qatari strategy of building business and leisure tourism to Qatar.”
CEO of QIMC, Abdul Rahman Al-Ansari, added: “We are delighted to welcome Cheval to Qatar and to bring the Cheval brand to the Gulf for the first time.
“We selected Cheval for our prestigious development because of the company’s absolute commitment to quality which we believe supports the Qatar Vision 2030 to attract increasing numbers of discerning leisure travellers and business travellers to our country.
“Cheval West Bay ApartHotel, Doha will be a superb new offering for both local and international guests.”
Cheval West Bay ApartHotel on the Doha exclusive Corniche waterfront is part of QIMC’s Headquarter mix use Development “Abraj Al Tahwiliya” and will include 350 keys including open-plan studios and one, two and three-bedroom options.
George Westwell, Cheval Residences director, commented: “Cheval West Bay ApartHotel, Doha will be our first property outside London and our first ApartHotel reflecting the ambition we announced last year to develop an international property collection.
“The quality of our offering in London is firmly established and our desirable properties there now account for the top three positions within speciality lodging in the capital on TripAdvisor. We will bring the same quality and service ethos to QIMC’s striking Destination on the Doha Corniche and we’ll be established in good time for the FIFA World Cup of 2022.”
Cheval West Bay ApartHotel, Doha will offer views over the sea and city and will be close to the central business district and the Doha Exhibition Centre.
Each room will be furnished and feature floor-to-ceiling windows, marble and wood luxury finishes, audio-visual equipment, rainforest showers and modern kitchens. Guests staying at Cheval West Bay ApartHotel, Doha will also have access to a gym, spa, outdoor swimming pools and an array of restaurant and dining experiences in the building.