15 May 2017
Fraser Suites West Bay, Doha will display the unique photography artwork of popular local photographer, Khalid Al Muslmani, in the rooms and common spaces of the property, showcasing beautiful photographs of Qatar throughout its rich history. Khalid’s passion for photography started in 1999 when he started documenting special moments with friends and family, his passion has then evolved to featuring the beauty of the traditional architecture of Qatar in an effort to document its progression.
The property will also feature the artwork of local visual artist, Fatma Abdullah Al Khalfani, who has created a combination of contemporary calligraphy and wall graffiti artworks displayed at “The Social” restaurant with a special wall art. Fatma is an architect passionate about visual arts including contemporary calligraphy, painting and pencil drawing. Describing her source of inspiration, she says “Discovering the world around you and within you is the utmost creativeness of all.” Fatma added: “I am in love with Arabic art pieces whether writings, poems, paintings, sculptures, carvings or calligraphy. I am trying to impose those art pieces and embrace them within my self-effacing artworks.”
Fraser Suites West Bay – Doha is part of the global Fraser Suites brand, offering serviced apartments characterised by touches of indulgence that spells of sophistication and timeless classics, with rich textures and distinctive décor that reflect the essence of the host city, Doha.
With an elegant, rich, refined and intricately interior designed by star Italian designer Matteo Nunziati incorporated the spirit of the local tradition from floor designs and decorative Mashrabiya panels defined in the lobby to beige and warm colors of the fabrics, furnishings and lighting transform the clean design lines throughout the space into a luxurious, modern but warm and traditional design mix.
The partnership with the local talents was announced at the hotel’s official soft opening ceremony held on May 15th, 2017 at “The Social” restaurant attended by Nasser Al Rabban from Al Rabban Holding Company, the developers of the building and Guus Bakker from Frasers Hospitality, managing the property.
Sushil Sharma, General Manager of Fraser Suites West Bay said “Nestled in the heart of the capital of Qatar, Fraser Suites West Bay, Doha is proud to support local culture and heritage by featuring artwork of eminent local talents. Our aim is to always provide our guests with an authentic experience that they can’t find anywhere else in the country.” He said “Fraser Suites West Bay, Doha will be a prime destination for executives and families relocating to Doha, as well as for travelers visiting Doha from around the region and internationally.”
396 fully furnished suites including studios, one, two and three bedroom, combined with state-of-the-art leisure and business amenities and gold-standard services offers accommodation options for both long term and short term stay. All studio-suites and apartments are well appointed with separate living and dining areas enhanced by a modern and fully equipped kitchen. Each distinguished residence is perfectly designed in harmony with today’s way of living and working.