The Hamad International Airport (HIA) has completed seven years of being an award-winning advanced global travel hub. HIA was honored as the ‘Best Airport in the World’ by aeronautics rating company Skytrax in 2021.
HIA is one of the busiest airports in the world. However, it offers luxury, space, sophistication, and grace to its passengers. And today we are going to talk about the things which you can do during your waiting hours at HIA. Without wasting any further seconds let’s go, what you and I can do during our layover.
Refresh, Relax & Recharge at Unique Lounges!
HIA’s layovers can be enjoyable in many ways. Take some time to relax and recline at the airport!
The airport provides ‘Quiet Rooms’ for you to get some rest. Quiet rooms are peaceful spaces with soft & soothing lighting, and assigned male & female segments. Enjoy your peaceful sleep in the quiet room.
Al Safwa First Lounge
If you are a 1st class traveler, you can enjoy the Al Safwa Lounge. They have private bedrooms, a-la-carte dining, and beautiful architecture. Only 1st class travelers can access this lounge.
Al Mourjan Business Lounge
1st class and business-class tourists can access the Al Mourjan Business Lounge at the airport. The lounge has deluxe showers, nap pods, a big dining room, and a bar. It can be found on the third floor of Duty-Free Plaza South.
The HIA’s Vitality Wellbeing & Fitness Centre is one of the best things you don’t want to miss! Book your slot and enjoy free entrance to the indoor swimming pool, hydrotherapy tub, shower room, and entirely equipped gym. It is on the 4th floor of the Oryx Airport Hotel.
Don’t forget to pamper yourself with a massage, manicure, pedicure, facial, and shower at the airport!
Fun for Kids!
To keep kids occupied, HIA has five activity junctions inside the tourist terminal: one each in Concourse A and Concourse B, and three in Concourse C. One of them is a bronze playground sculpture.
Feast on stunning art pieces!
By 2022, HIA aims to serve 50 million tourists along its transportation routes to experience arts and culture. Tourists can view the stunning architecture and international art at the airport. They can also witness a 23-foot bronze teddy bear seated inside a lamp.
Shop! Shop! Shop!
The HIA also provides a shopping option for tourists. They can shop for anything they wish for. They have almost every big brand and product at the airport.
At Doha airport, you can pick up the newest fashions at a variety of duty-free shops, including Penhaligon’s, Chanel, Harrods, Bvlgari, Hermès Paris, Hublot, and Swarovski.
Drink & Dine!
The tagline of HIA’s restaurants and cafes, “a taste of everything, from gourmet to on-the-go” is very accurate. You can have any cuisine from Arabic to Italian from the menu.
The airport provides free WIFI access to everyone so that everyone can stay connected with their friends and family. The airport also provides Mac computers if you do not have any mobile.
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