Introduction of villages
Qatar has completed its preparations to host the FIFA World Cup 2022, which will be held for the first time on Arab soil, and its start will sound on November 20 and will last for 29 days.
It is expected that more than 1.2 million people from all over the world will visit the Gulf state during this occasion, equivalent to almost half of the population, and providing accommodation for these fans is a great challenge, but the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, which is the local body responsible for organizing the World Cup, confirmed that it exceeded This challenge, and she pointed out in a previous statement, that the number of residential rooms available to guests from around the world during the World Cup reaches 130 thousand rooms, which means that there are sufficient accommodations for the audience of the tournament.
Accommodation options vary between hotel rooms, which vary from two to five stars, as well as a group of floating hotels, apartments and residential villas. Access to stadiums and associated event sites, with rates starting at $114 per night.
Division of villages
The fan villages are distributing in several areas, and consist of temporary housing that provides integrated services to fans, and includes 1,800 homes on Qetaifan Island, adjacent to Lusail City, and is sufficient to accommodate 3,600 people, and 200 homes in Al Khor City (North), in addition to 8 thousand cabins distributed in three regions. The facilities offered by the fan villages include entertainment services, medical care, and food outlets that offer a wide range of cuisines from various world cuisines.
The fan camp on Qetaifan North Island consists of 1,800 tents, and the minimum price per night is $207. Camp guests are allowing free entry to the Qetaifan Beach Festival area, which witnesses concerts, includes 50 restaurants and various shops, and many water sports activities along the beach.
The cabins of the Fan Village are located in the Free Zone near the metro station, and major tourist sites such as Musheireb Downtown Doha, Souq Waqif Heritage, Qatar National Museum, and the World Cup stadiums Al Thumama, 974 and Al Janoub are within walking distance. Only 10 kilometers away, and the nightly rate is set at $207.
Al Khor Village for fans is about 40 minutes from the capital, Doha, and 5.5 kilometers from Al Bayt Stadium, which witnesses the opening ceremony of the World Cup. Thanks to its location on the beach, the village gives fans the opportunity to enjoy nature, sand and sea, for $ 424 per night.
Multiple housing options and different prices for the World Cup Qatar audience
The fan village cabins are located in “Rawdat Al-Jahania”, close to the “Mall of Qatar” and Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium
in “Al-Rayyan Club”. The modified cabins provide entertainment, entertainment and dining options, which makes
the area an attractive place to stay and enjoy the atmosphere of the World Cup, which is about 36 km away. Just
a kilometer from Doha International Airport, and the nightly rate is $207.
And about 10 kilometers from the “Lusail” stadium, which will host the final match of the World Cup on
December 18, the cabins of “Saffron” villages are located for fans, and the facilities include a number of food
outlets, and the price per night is $ 207.
As for the fan village, “Hina Salama”, it is inside a farm and a distinct rural haven, and it is the most expensive at a
price of more than two thousand dollars per night. Menu their organic products, attend a craft class, or a
treatment session during the stay, and the guest can use the swimming pool, yoga hall, and practice outdoor
The “Caravan” city offers fans a selection of accommodation, and provides many facilities such as recreational
areas for guests, a restaurant, a café and a clinic. It is located on the former “Darb Al-Saai” site in the Al Sadd area
in the heart of the capital, Doha, and is close to six World Cup stadiums. It is the cheapest among the fan villages,
at about $ 114 per night.
According to the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy website, fans who hold tickets to the tournament
matches can choose accommodation in any of the aforementioned fan-village, all of which can be reaching by
public transportation or shared transport trips.
In addition to the fan-village, there is an option to stay on board floating ships, as the ship “MSC World Europe”
and the ship “MSC Boesia” will dock in the port of Doha, and will provide fans with approximately 4 thousand
residential cabins for rent, which can accommodate about 9,500 people.
The two floating hotels offer a range of room options, including traditional cabins, rooms with balconies, and
luxury suites. The first floating ship will arrive in Doha Port on November 13, and the two ships will remain
anchored in Doha throughout the World Cup period.
The Organizing Committee entered into an agreement with the AccorHotels Group, the largest hospitality
operator in Europe, to provide 10,000 employees to manage and operate more than one million nights of stay in
60,000 apartments and villas during the tournament.
The floating “World Europe Cruise Ship” hotel is classified within the 5-star category, and includes 2,633 cabins,
with accommodation prices starting at $ 347.
It is a uniquely designing ship consisting of 11 floors, and the ship will be docking at the Grand Station in Doha, a
few minutes away from the tourist attractions.
Such as Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art, and can be reaching by rapid transit buses.
The “Boesia Cruise Ship” floating tourist hotel offers an accommodation experience for World Cup fans, and
provides 1265 cabins and many options, from interior cabins to balcony suites and suites, a giant cinema screen
in addition to a swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, and prices start at $ 179.
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