To see my review of the Doha airport, as well as the Al Mourjan lounge from 2015 – please click here.
One major change from 2015 is that the la carte restaurant menu has ceased to exist. But on the other hand, the Deli on the main floor of the lounge offers la carte sandwich and snack items, which are of very good quality and tasty.
Its a huge lounge, with a lot of different areas to sit and relax. once you enter, on the right side (one floor up) you will find the restaurant, while on the left side on the same floor as that of the entrance you will find the Deli at the farthest point. In between there are many nice places to sit, relax, get work done, etc etc.
Lounge overview map…
Art work at the lounge.
Entrance to the deli, at the far left side of the lounge.
Deli seating area
La carte menu for the Deli – for breakfast and for lunch/dinner. The service is top notch and the quality of the food is great.
Tasty warm sandwich, just what I needed after a long flight!
Restaurant offerings – one floor up, right side after entering the lounge.
Food at the restaurant is setup as a buffet, and the quality is fine.
A photo of the lounge from the restaurant glass window. Gives you an idea, how HUGE it is.
After a long flight I went to take a shower. There was no wait for the shower. The shower rooms are quite large and well stocked with the relevant amenities. If you need dental/shaving kit, they can be requested at the shower desk.
Right next to the showers is the Quiet Area – this is the best part of this lounge. I think there are around 15 sleeping pods. I was there late in the evening and my flight was departing around 2 am. I needed a few hours sleep before boarding. I headed to the Quiet Area but understood that there was no free pod for me right away. However, I was told that in an hour I should have a place to sleep. Just as they said it, I was there an hour later and voila – I got a comfortable place to sleep. The photos below gives you an idea how the sleeping space looks like. The attendant also gives blankets on demand. A hint to all: if you cannot get a sleeping pod, please go to the family area next to the deli – there are many couches where you can easily sleep before boarding. The lounge attendants are helpful in this aspect and will give you blanket if requested. One of them was very kind, and offered to reserve a couch for me if I was unable to receive a sleeping pod.
Qatar does a fantastic job with the lounge and I was quite happy with my stays this time – I was refreshed after a nice shower, nicely fed and well relaxed due to the sleeping pod. This is what a great lounge should be able to do…and it did!