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Al Sharqiya Sands

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ibra, Oman
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Ibra
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Hofheim
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large, aged hotel, where we spent a night on a rental car tour of Oman. Standards are certainly lower as elsewhere, but prices are as well. Rooms are ok, there is Wifi both in the rooms and in the lobby. Breakfast is just omelettes and bread. Bar and restaurant sell beer, and the permanent activity with cans being carried... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We haven't even stayed the night yet but the place is truly awful. By the time you read this we will hopefully have found alternative accommodation. Addendum: we spent the night here. I know you will probably read this thinking optimistically 'it can't be that bad' but really, don't bother. Save yourself all the hassle 1. Room needed severely airing... More

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San Francisco, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
19 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

My friend and I stayed there midweek in November. Other than a few Omani men drinking beer at the poolside bar, there were few guests. The food was not great. We both had a chicken dinners that were undercooked. The breakfast in particular was plain, tasteless, and unappetizing. While the pool was ok, the garden was unkept. The room facing... More

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Ibra
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We live in Ibra and Al Sharqiya Sands Hotel is probably the best place to have a decent meal in Ibra. The prices are pretty reasonable and the restaurant is good. There are some instances when they don't have e.g. fish available although they have it on their menu. The lamb chops are good although again you have to specify... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I was looking forward to using the pool, but it was empty and the 'garden' surrounding it was dirty, dusty and hadn't been looked after for years - a real wasteland. Obviously nobody looks after it, nor cares about it :(. Internet not working in the hotel. Restaurant staff pleasant and willing to help; reception staff bored and unhelpful, and... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

If you think you can book a hotel with pool, know that when we arrived the pool was without water! We cannot recommand this hotel! The only good thing was the service in the restaurant, friendLy and the food was ok

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Ibra, Oman
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Three-pin sockets but two-pin appliances with only one adaptor; cold water tap yielded no water; only one towel provided for a double room; swimming pool across a sea of mud; no record of the booking; mutton biryani was all bone and no meat. I could go on. A really disappointing experience.

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Muscat, Oman
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011 via mobile

Good food, service, location, courtoues staff, the one good hotel in ibra.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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75 reviews 75 reviews
70 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

It is a convenient hotel if you want to spend one or two nights for visiting Ibra market or/and Al Sharqiya Sands (the desert). It is a simple but clean and decent hotel. It has a swimming pool and a small garden around which the rooms are distributed. The breakfast is reasonably good. We also had dinner at the restaurant... More

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Address: Ibra, Oman
Location: Oman > Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate > Ibra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Al Sharqiya Sands 3*
Number of rooms: 253
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Al Sharqiya Sands Oman/Ibra

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