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Sama Al Wasil Camp

Muscat PC 133, Sultanate of Oman, Oman
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Good services, friendly people, the tents do have bathrooms now, it's nearby the big dunes that you can see in the south of the hotel, at walking distance, ideal to hike and enjoy a sunset or sunrise, and avoid the extra paying of the jeep or van drive. Good food, nice camp fire and a telescope to see the stars... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Just returned from our one night stay in the desert. We were three couples and we stayed in three of the A/C equipped Rooms which were very comfortable. The welcome we got from the staff was excellent, coffee, dates etc. There is big sand dunes behind the camp which were perfect for viewing the spectacular sunset. The dinner provided was... More 

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Turin, Italy
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I spent 2 nights in the camp in early January 2015 with my husband and the experience was fantastic. Great atmosphere: you are fully immersed in the desert and the blue sky, no noise at all, just sands, stars and cammels. The accomodation was very good: clean rooms and toilets, good food (tipical and international), nice place to have dinner... More 

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Algiers, Alger, Algeria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The Camp is located in a flat valley 192 km (2 hours drive) from Muscat in the heart of Sharquiya Sands. The camp is surrounded by dunes of varying heights that gives the camp the feeling of complete isolation from the outside world.

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Staad, Switzerland
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Positives: * check-in was easy while the manager dealt with the details we went to the general Bedouin styled sitting area where we were offered Omani coffee, dates and oranges * Bedouin style sitting area outside each hut * the dining area is also in the Bedouin style although there are some tables for those who don’t want to sit... More 

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Wien
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The Sama Al Wasil Camp is a very good combination for those who want to experience the desert but would still like a bit of comfort. Stone bungalows (some of them climatized) are built in a circle around one large tent-like building, where the very friendly staff welcomes the travellers with dates, Omani coffee or tea. The rooms as well... More 

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Ruwi, Oman
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

In terms of the location being on a desert, this is a good place to spend a weekend. The welcome was unexpectedly refreshing, with traditional kahwa (arabic coffee) dates and ginger tea served, with delicious oranges. The central place is great for families to get together and have a chat. The food was delicious (considering the desert location) with live... More 

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Oman
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great place, good food, Nice staff, Camel rides are excellent, cool dune bashing, nice campfires and great dessert stories, very good place for kids to play, the location is also lovely, enjoyable sunrise and sunset.

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Deggendorf, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Extraordinarily friendly staff, very good service and good facilities. The staff was caring 24hours and we were surprised about the good food (always fresh!). Thanks to several signs, it was very easy to find in the desert. Definitely recommendable!

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Geel, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Staying here was one of the highlights of our trip to Oman. A warm welcome, helpful and attentive staff and a wonderful location combine to make this an enjoyable place to spend a day or two. Climbing to the top of the dunes to watch the sunset is a great way to end the day. The bar-b-que/buffet dinner was delicious,... More 

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