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Samara Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Al Khuwair Street, Muscat, Oman
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Ranked #11 of 33 hotels in Muscat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014
Mary D Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

While the hotel is about 15 minutes from center city, the hotel staff made it worth while. The staff is very friendly and extremely helpful. When a tour we had booked did not show up, they were able to contact a car company( discovery rental L.L.C) that brought and picked up the car at the hotel, thereby saving what could... More

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Double Oak, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The rooms are adequate and the location is close to the Muscat Grand Mall. The breakfast is a waste of money however the staff are friendly and helpful. The proximity to the Mosque makes it noisy at times but overall it's an economical alternative to other hotels in Muscat.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Hotel is surrounded by nice ambiance. All the required amenities are available nearby. Having nice connectivity to all major locations. For me having a pure veg restaurant nearby was the greatest advantage.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for one night after camping for four nights in muscat. The bed was comfortable, aircon was good. The staff was just ok. Common areas are a bit dated. Costs at least 6 rial each way to and from the airport.

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120 reviews 120 reviews
43 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is a very decent choice for an overnight stay before leaving for the airport, although not very good for a longer stay in Muscat. A bit difficult to find as in Way 3520 and not 3522 as the booking form said. Large room, spotless as always in Oman. There are plenty of places to eat within a short walk... More

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Detroit, Michigan
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

The hotel staff was slow and rude. They acted as if I was disturbing them by showing up. The woman at the front desk was more interested in texting on her phone than checking me in. After one night, I booked at another hotel. No pool and wifi in the room was very slow. Disappointed. I would not stay here... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Good location, very friendly and helpful staff. Good service. Excellent value for money. You get what you pay for. The absence of breakfast is one bad thing about this hotel. My stay at Samara hotel was pleasant. Some of the hotel facilities can be renovated or improved.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two nights in January. Found this hotel to be very clean, seemed quite new and was exactly what I required at the right cost. Staff were friendly and hotel was well located to get anywhere. Busy area so taxis were easily accessible. I would definitely stay here again.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

The room amenities were fine. It has what a business traveller needs for a brief stay - fast wifi, compact and quiet room, helpful staff, and a fine restaurant. All these are on top of its perfect proximity with stores, coffee shops, restaurants and bakeries.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We stayed at the hotel in between connecting flights and it is a good place, 15 minutes from the airport. They provide free wifi and breakfast is not included. For a touch of islam, there is a mosque pretty close which tends to wake you up in the morning.

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Address: Al Khuwair Street, Muscat, Oman
Location: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Muscat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Samara Hotel 2*
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