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Oman Dive Center Resort

P.O. Box 199 | Postal Code 115, Medinat Sultan Qaboos, Oman
Oman Dive Center Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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95 reviews 95 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is amazing and I will keep coming back. What you get for your money is a lot more than what you pay. The very nature of the resort is laid back and rustic but still comfortable. It would be spoiled if it became any more 'upmarket'. Contrary to what you might read in other reviews, the food is... More 

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Oman
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36 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Been here many times and it's always the same. Great beach and beach bar. Can never use the pool as it has diving classes and the restaurant is bad. What a shame. The location is stunning and it really should be the best. The staff at the gate are appalling and very rude and should be trained or replaced.

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This place grows on you. It is no 5 star resort for sure, but something different. A laidback style, and days spent directly on the beach. It's a beautiful spot! We first were unsure wether to stick around or not, but then hey made the changes we asked for and needed regarding the rooms, and we don't regret staying. Also,... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Review: A lovely gem, with a rotten core. The Dive Centre looks beautiful, it's clean beach, waist high sea water and cool location make it an attraction to lots of different people and initially that was my impression, but that has changed over time, why? As you go into the water, the rocks are sharp, only go in with footwear... More 

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Dubbo, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Even though we are not divers, this venue was absolutely fabulous, very peaceful, especially when all the other guests (divers) left for their day trips. There were kayaks for rent to explore the adjoining bays where you not only see heaps of fish but also turtles. A short drive 20 mins, to Muskat for shopping at the local markets. Breakfast,... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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135 reviews 135 reviews
49 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

NEVER,NEVER,NEVER again....They looks like thieves.... I stayed two times in December and was just average... I booked again in March, I paid in advance with Credit Card and, due to personal reasons I cancelled my reservation more than one week before the scheduled arrival. According with their cancellation policy the 50% of the amount was charged and the other 50%... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We spent the last day of our holiday here: lovely setting, BUT if you spend any time here, take great care when going down the steps from the pool area to the beach. I slipped and landed very hard on the third from the bottom step - the steps are tiled, they were wet but you couldn't tell until it... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We travelled from UAE with a group of approx 20, we had all booked accommodation at the dive center in advanced, as well as dives. On arrival late in the afternoon, we were were told that they had no record of the booking for 4 different parties, despite all of us having email confirmations printed out, and some of us... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I spent one night at the Oman Dive Center. I was a female traveling alone through Oman and this was my last night of an amazing vacation. Everything was perfect. The accommodations were traditionally rustic but with all the amenities needed (and not needed, no TV etc). My room was right on the beach, about a 10 second walk to... More 

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Reading, Berkshire
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31 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The Dive Centre is in a beautiful location - with its own private bay. The huts are good with air conditioning and an attached, but semi-outdoor bathroom. You do really get back to nature here with potentially lots of insect life but this is part of the fun! The food was OK - buffet style, but not amazing. The food... More 

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