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Inside plush Qatar hotel that hosted police chief George Hamilton

By Deborah McAleese

Published 26/02/2016

The extravagant St Regis Doha hotel, replete with views over the Persian Gulf
The extravagant St Regis Doha hotel, replete with views over the Persian Gulf
The extravagant St Regis Doha hotel, replete with views over the Persian Gulf

Only the best will do when you are a VIP guest of the Qatar Government.

Arriving in the Gulf state to "foster relationships", Chief Constable George Hamilton was hosted at the luxurious St Regis Doha, which boasts "the finest address in Qatar".

The plush hotel has a private beach, a Gordon Ramsay restaurant and an Olympic-size swimming pool with views of the Persian Gulf.

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It also has a fleet of chauffeur-driven customised Rolls Royce or Jaguar limousines.

Guests can relax in the exclusive lifestyle spa, and they even have a choice of 11 restaurants and lounges.

The opulent bedrooms, which overlook the Persian Gulf, have marble bathrooms featuring a deep soaking bathtub with television and a separate 'rain shower'. Some also have a private terrace.

The cheapest room in the hotel is £275 a night. The most expensive is £10,178 a night.

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