Catch all of Brazil’s FIFA World Cup 2014 frenzy live in Qatar
- Simone D'Souza
- On June 9, 2014
FIFA World Cup 2014 begins this Thursday! What better way to revel in the fervour with friends, food and a big screen, right here in Qatar.
A number of hotels across Doha will be screening matches live. Take a look at our list.
Sky Villa, Kempinski Hotel
Stadium in the sky? Kempinski is organising match screenings in its Sky Villa on the 56th floor. There will be complimentary entrance during Ramadan, on regular days the entrance fee is QR50. The hotel is also offering a package of 10 entries for QR300.
Date: 12 June-13 July, 2014.
Contact 44053333 for inquiries and reservations.
Champions Bar at the Renaissance Doha City Centre Hotel
A World Cup launch party will be held at the hotel with a Copacabana theme, complete with Brazilian inspired beverages and music by DJ May Tox, on 12 June from 5pm-2am. Price per person is QR60 with one beverage included. Following the launch party, Champions Bar will screen the football matches on two big screens from 12-26 June 2014. For more information or to make reservations contact 44196100.
Paloma and Belgian Café at the InterContinental Hotel Doha
During the entire season, both the outlets of the Intercontinental Hotel Doha will be showing the matches with a variety of live and DJ music in between the games. Plus, there’s extended Happy Hours at both.
Date: 12 June onwards until the season is over
For more information or to make reservations contact 44844954
Kafe Ole, Holiday Villa Hotel and Residences
The hotel will have special menus and beverages as part of their World Cup promotion in addition to the screenings. A special dinner buffet themed Samba Fever is on the menu that includes Brazilian style mocktails. Contact 44084248 for more information.
Misturado at Crowne Plaza
Live screenings of the football matches begin 5 pm from 12 June 2014 onwards at Misturado. Music by DJ KayJay will be provided. For more details or to make reservations contact 44087777
Jazz Club at St.Regis
Watch the club change into a fantastic, relaxing sports bar. Screenings will be accompanied with various promotional drinks during their happy hours.
Date : 12 June to 13 July. For reservations and more information contact 44460451
Garden Terrace, Four Seasons Hotel
A tent will be put up at the Garden terrace which will be screening the World Cup game on big screens. Contact 974 4494 8888 for reservations and more details.
Date: 12 June-28 June, 2014
The Lagoon, The Ritz-Carlton
Selective games will be screened in a laidback ambiance of the Lagoon
Date: 12June – 13 July, 2014
For more information contact 44848000
The View, Marriot Hotel
The View which is a new outlet of The Marriott situated along the cornice will be screening World Cup games. Special finger food will be available. Contact 44298888 to book tables and for further inquiries.
Crystal Lounge, W Hotel
Savour the World Cup action in style with a VIP room for 50 people (price ranges from QR500-2,000 depending on the number of people) and two luxurious VIP rooms. There will be a buffet, the football game and a welcome drink of your choice for you and 50 of your friends as part of the promotion. Don’t miss out! Contact 44535135 for bookings and reservations.
Date: 12 June – 11 July; 5pm-1:30am
The schedule of the 2014 FIFA World Cup can be viewed here.
Compiled by Simone D’Souza
[Photo courtesy: Jimmy Baikovicius via Flickr]
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