Located in the upscale neighbourhood of Al Rayyan, and directly connected to the Mall of Qatar, the AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton offers a choice of 201 elegant guest rooms and suites featuring timeless decor along with floor-to-ceiling windows, oversized bathrooms and walk-in rain showers. Credit: Curio - A Collection by Hilton.

DOHA, Qatar and MCLEAN, Va. - Curio - A Collection by Hilton announced today the opening of AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton, the brand's first property in the Middle East to join the global portfolio of more than 30 distinctive hotels. Curio - A Collection by Hilton hotels and resorts cater to travellers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences and AlRayyan Hotel Doha joins two other Hilton (NYSE:HLT) properties in the city.

"Doha, characterised as a destination offering inspiration, progress and adventure, has firmly placed itself as a city to watch with its growing array of leisure and sporting events, cultural attractions and art scene," said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio - A Collection by Hilton. "AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton exemplifies these attributes, with its distinctive character, prime location and opulent, luxurious design perfectly suited to guests who delight in unique and memorable hotels."

Located in the upscale neighbourhood of Al Rayyan, and directly connected to the Mall of Qatar, the AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton offers a choice of 201 elegant guest rooms and suites featuring timeless decor along with floor-to-ceiling windows, oversized bathrooms and walk-in rain showers. The stylish and spacious Presidential Suite boasts two bedrooms, large living and dining areas, walk-in closet and a full-sized hammam in the marble bathroom. The chic, one-of-a-kind hotel is just steps from Al-Rayyan Sports Club, and a short drive from Qatar National Convention Centre, Sheikh Faisal Museum and Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club.

AlRayyan Hotel Doha offers guests an elevated dining experience, with onsite options catering to all palates. The hotel's rooftop restaurant, Muy Vivo, provides delectable Latin American cuisine with an Argentinian flair from its lively open kitchen, with both indoor and outdoor seating. All-day dining venue Mezzo, located on the ground floor with direct connection to the Mall of Qatar, offers a blend of Italian, Arabic and International dishes. For guests in a hurry, Mezzo's 'Grab and Go' counter is the perfect option to savour a quick bite. Guests can enjoy delicate pastries and high tea at the hotel's chic lobby lounge, Moda Lounge.  In addition, guests can choose to dine in the refreshing pool bar and have access to 24-hour room service.

AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton offers an array of refreshing activities with three outdoor swimming pools, 24-hour gym, male and female wellness areas each featuring a sauna, Jacuzzi, hammam and jetted showers, as well as an onsite ladies' beauty lounge and children's play area.

The hotel also caters to small meetings and alluring, large-scale weddings and events alike, with five state-of-the-art meetings rooms and a 300 square-metre ballroom with private entrance.

"For travellers desiring elegance and style during their hotel stay, AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton offers the perfect blend between authentic experiences, sophisticated accommodations and renowned Middle Eastern hospitality," said Luca Crocco, general manager. "We look forward to welcoming residents, travellers and all guests seeking to discover something distinct at our one-of-a-kind property in Doha."

AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton participates in Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 13 distinct hotel brands. Hilton HHonors members who book directly with Hilton save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, including an exclusive member rate at more than 4,800 hotels worldwide and instant benefits such as free Wi-Fi, the ability to earn and redeem Points for free nights, as well as access through the Hilton HHonors mobile app to digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key. To celebrate the hotel's opening, Hilton HHonors members will earn an additional 1,000 Hilton HHonors Points per night from January 9, 2017 through May 31, 2017, when booking directly with Hilton.

AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton is located at Mall of Qatar, Al Rayyan - Doha, Qatar. P.O. Box 23325. For more information, or to make a reservation, telephone: +974 4489 9000 or visit here to book. Media may access additional information and high-resolution images about the property at news.curio.com/alrayyan. To learn more about Curio Collection, visit news.curio.com.

Contacts:
Kejal Ashra
Hilton - EMEA
+44 (0) 207 856 8154
Kejal.ashra@hilton.com

Emily Montgomery
Hilton
+1 703 883 5257
Emily.montgomery@hilton.com

About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton (curiocollection.com), launched in 2014, is a global portfolio of more than 40 remarkable, upper upscale hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character and personality. Curio Collection properties appeal to travelers seeking one-of-a-kind discoveries and authentic experiences, all backed by Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and its award-winning Hilton Honors program. Read the latest Curio Collection stories at news.curiocollection.com, discover Curio Collection destinations through Cities by Curio itineraries at citiesbycurio.com and connect with the collection on facebook.com/curiocollection, instagram.com/curiocollection and twitter.com/curiocollection.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,000 properties with more than 825,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by HiltonTM, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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