Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl, Doha

Façade and Landscape

The Pearl-Qatar is situated off the eastern shore of Qatar Doha approximately 20 kilometres north of the downtown business district of Doha and directly north of West Bay. The island of Marsa Malaz is located in the centre of the bay within the Costa Malaz character area.

The Marsa Malaz Kempinski showcases the finest European architecture, blended with traditional Arabian elements in all of it 281 luxurious rooms – including 69 suites, two Presidential suites and two Royal suites.

The architectural style of the hotel is modern Arabic Venetian style. The colours and the tones of the hotel are reminiscent to the Venetian buildings with the soft muted beiges, creams and sand stone colours. The Hotel has been illuminated in a way that is sympathetic to the architectural style and design of the hotel that meets with the energy efficiency. As there is a limited load capacity for the island, fittings specially selected for their efficiency.

Client: Al Fardan Group

Operator: Kempinski Hotels

Architect: Arab Engineering Bureau - Qatar

Completion date: 2014