EMNLP 2014 will take place from October 25-29, 2014 and will be held at the Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha located in Doha’s West Bay. We have secured group rates for EMNLP delegates at the following hotels:
Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel
The Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha is located in West Bay, also known as Doha’s Central Business District. This modern hotel with spacious, contemporary rooms, has a number of fine dining options available including Cucina, a traditional Italian restaurant; Ipanema, an authentic Brazilian restaurant; and its renowned New York Steakhouse. And for those looking to truly relax and unwind, the hotel has an outdoor swimming pool situated next to its poolside cafe.
The Marriott Hotel is adjoined to City Center Mall, one of Doha’s largest and most vibrant shopping malls with a wide range of retail stores with international brands, cafes and restaurants, and entertainment options including a cinema, bowling alley and an ice skating rink. From the hotel it is also a short journey to a number of key local landmarks that are not to be missed including the Corniche, The Museum of Islamic Art, Souq Waqif, Katara Cultural Village and The Pearl.
All group-rate rooms in this hotel are sold out. You can get the rooms at the rate of 850 Qatari Riyals (approximately US $234), which will be available up to one day pre and post conference, subject to the hotel’s availability. This rate is for an Executive single bed room inclusive of internet and with complimentary access to the Club Lounge. If you intend to reserve a room at the Marriott, we strongly recommend booking as soon as possible by calling and referencing the conference, or by using this link.
Retaj Al-Rayyan Hotel
Doha’s four star Islamic hotel, The Retaj Al-Rayyan Hotel, offers its guests a traditional experience filled with Arabic hospitality. With modern, spacious rooms, guests can enjoy traditional Arabic cuisine at the Al Maiz restaurant with its extensive a la carte menu or buffet. Meanwhile, those looking to take a break can enjoy tea and coffee options at the Cafe Zone with stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and West Bay district.
The hotel it is a 1,400 meter walk to the conference venue with taxis readily available throughout West Bay. The hotel is also within walking distance of City Center, the Corniche – a waterfront promenade with views of the Doha Skyline, and a short drive to the Museum of Islamic Art and its park.
Rooms can be reserved at a rate of 525 Qatari Riyals (approximately US $144) per night for single rooms, or 575 Qatari Riyals (approximately US $158) for double rooms per night and can be reserved by calling, or by using this link. If you need to get a visa through the hotel, AVOID Retaj Al-Rayyan. They have been having difficulty issuing visas.
Retaj Al-Rayyan Hotel is located 1,400 meters away from the conference venue. The reservation link for the hotel is here. The group rate has been negotiated to be 525 Qatar Riyals (roughly $144) for single rooms and 575 Qatari Riyals (roughly $158) for double rooms. The hotel can also assist you in obtaining a visa to Qatar.
Movenpick Tower & Suites Doha
The Movenpick Tower & Suites Doha is strategically located in the West Bay area as well as being a short walk to the conference venue. It is located 1,300 meters from the conference venue. Its stylish rooms combine innovative designs with a traditional look and feel. The hotel offers international specialties at its Lime Tree Lobby Lounge and for those guests that are after Asian delicacies then the Animato restaurant is the place to dine. A standout feature of the hotel is the Bay View 26 Wellness Centre, located on the top floor, it boasts spectacular views of the city with state of the art facilities and relaxing treatment rooms.
The hotel is a short drive from Doha hotspots including The Pearl, the Diplomatic area, Corniche, Souq Waqif and shopping malls including City Center Mall and Landmark Mall.
Rooms can be reserved at a rate of 600 Qatari Riyals (approximately US $165) for Deluxe rooms per night, or 750 Qatari Riyals (approximately US $206) for Executive rooms per night. Rooms can be reserved by calling or by using this link. The Movenpick can also assist in obtaining a visa for Qatar.
The W Hotel
As one of Doha’s premier luxury hotels, W Hotel is a 700 meter walk to the conference venue. Situated in the heart of West Bay, each hotel room is spacious with vivid interiors set against a traditional, Arabic backdrop. Delegates can look forward to indulging in oriental cuisine at Spice Market, international meals at the Market by Jean-Georges, and tasting Italian delights at La Spiga by Paper Moon. With a laid back lounge, Wahm; Chilled bar, The Living Room; and a fabulous nightclub; Crystal, the W Hotel is the hippest hotel in town.
A number of key sites are within walking distance to the W Hotel including City Center Mall, Corniche and views of the Arabian Gulf. Katara Cultural Village, The Pearl and Souq Waqif are all a short drive from the hotel too.
Rooms can be reserved at a rate of 800 Qatari Riyals (approximately US $219) for single rooms per night and can be reserved by calling, or by using this link. The W Hotel can also assist in obtaining a visa for Qatar.
The Coral Doha Hotel
Just a short drive from Hamad International Airport, The Coral Doha Hotel is ideally located in the heart of down town Doha, within walking distance of two of Qatar’s most famous attractions; Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art. This tastefully decorated hotel also offers a variety of dining delights and a relaxing spa. The hotel’s Jasmine Restaurant offers international all-day dining with lavish buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as an enticing a la carte menu. Its relaxed Arabesque Lounge offers traditional Arabic pastries, tea and coffee along with a variety of fresh juices, salads and sandwiches.
It is an 8 km taxi drive to the conference venue (about 10 minutes by taxi and costs roughly $8 one way), and once you are in Doha’s West Bay district there are a number of local highlights in the area. You can stroll through City Center Mall or visit The Pearl and the bustling Katara, Qatar’s cultural village on the other side of town.
The group rate has been negotiated to be as follows:
ROOM TYPES Single Occupancy Double Occupancy Deluxe Room 350 QR ($96) 400 QR ($110)
Junior Suite 400 QR ($110) 450 QR ($124) Deluxe Suite 450 QR ($124) 500 QR ($137) Executive Suite 500 QR ($137) 550 QR ($151) Diplomatic Suite 600 QR ($165) 650 QR ($178)
The hotel can also assist you in obtaining a visa to Qatar. To book, email or call. Any cancellation for any confirmed reservation must be done 24 hours before the arrival date, failure to do so, one night charge will apply. The remaining nights of the stay will automatically be released for resale. All cancellations should be written either by fax or email, no phone cancellation will be taken