IHG Hotels & Resorts has expanded its presence in the Middle East with the opening of first voco brand property in Qatar.

Located in the cosmopolitan district of Doha, the 46-storey hotel is just a walking distance away from the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, as well as retail and cultural destinations.

The rebranded hotel, voco Doha West Bay Suites, will continue to offer 396 rooms and a selection of studios, one, two, and three-bedroom fully serviced suites.

Each deluxe room, suite and studio features separate living and dining areas, while all suites offer free Wi-Fi, 24/7 reception, and concierge services.

Other guest amenities at the hotel include restaurant and lounges, The Social, Serenitea, Sky Lounge on the 35th floor, an exclusive helipad, and five meeting rooms.

voco Doha West Bay Suites also boasts a 24-hour gym featuring steam, sauna and jacuzzi, a spa and a kids’ wading pool and a pool deck.

voco Doha West Bay Suites general manager Liezl Meier said: “We are thrilled to open Qatar’s first voco hotel in Doha’s most vibrant, upscale destination. The hotel benefits from the brand’s bold and distinctive identity, bringing warmth and a modern touch to our guests.

“With an excellent location, boasting upscale facilities and amenities and a unique brand experience, voco Doha West Bay Suites is set to be a preferred destination for guests visiting Doha as well as for residents.”

The opening is in line with voco hotels’ plan to reach 200 properties in the next ten years.

The brand opened voco Singapore, voco Bonnington Dubai and voco Johannesburg Rosebank hotels in 2022.

It will open five more properties in the Middle East in the coming three years.