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Al Nahda Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 502 | PC 320, Barka, Oman
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Barka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First we came to the hotel all 4 restaurants were closed khasab restaurant was only the place to go there were no buffet nothing of the mentioned in this resort is a big just a fool would go there 2. You entre the swimming pool no life guard around!!!! Swimming pool closes at 6 pm as we asked the reception... More

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Muscat, Oman
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15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely resort, in stunning grounds, and with fantastic staff, but it wasn't quite utilizing its potential. The rooms were a good size and more than comfortable, we used the pool which is a good size with plenty of sunbeds, sadly the "bar" was shut but you could call and order food and drink which arrived in a... More

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Muscat, Oman
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a not so good experience. My family planned a weekend of relaxation at the resort. The experience was below average in most customer service areas. Welcoming and courtesy was not the Omani style. The swimming pool was shut down at 7 PM. The security kicked me out of the bar for wearing shorts, after I had placed my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a little wary of booking at Al Nahda because of reports that it was looking tired, and there are now lots of other newer hotels to choose from. However, we really like the tranquil setting of Al Nahda and the opportunity to wander amongst the gardens so we went ahead and booked for 2 nights. I have to... More

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Muscat, Oman
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

well i think the stay was good and bad both, i took my wife away for the weekend and what better place then away from the city, so after a very long drive inclusive of traffic and road works every where we eventually reached there, the resort is very beautiful but after checking in, the receptionist just pointed out the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stayed one night at this hotel on our trip around Oman.It was advertised by our tour operator as having 4 starts and 4 international restaurants. When we arrived hot and thirsty we were advised by reception to go and enjoy a cold drink by the pool. We took our bags to our room and the mini bar there was... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The report has great potential but we went for the spa to see the doctor and try and get treatments to assist with pain management. Doctor was away on leave - no replacement, receptionist didn't know address or co-ordinates of hotel so with road words took us 2 hrs to find the place. Service is mediocre at best. Mini bar... More

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I booked to stay here for a weekend with an offer and unfortunately the price was the only good thing. The roadworks around Barkha made the journey there very long. The restaurant was okay but service was slow and there was no atmosphere. I waited 40mins for the inclusive spa massage and could not book an appropriate time. At check... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Well he definitely is not at the Al Nahda Resort & Spa. We all know there are rules while entering the swimming pool and especially a dress code to abide by. It is quite unfortunate how the lifeguard approached a member of our group and asked the lady to remove her tshirt !!! When asked why he asked so, he... More

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Muscat, Oman
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

great getaway from city life. need improvement at front desk as lack of staff. room are great but aircon needs improvement. great spread for buffet but depends as i have been to this place 3 times. spa is great, dont miss the bose sound in each room. location is great......a good walk through the property with waterfalls etc and meditation... More

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Address: PO Box 502 | PC 320, Barka, Oman
Location: Oman > Al Batinah Governorate > Barka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Nahda Resort & Spa 5*
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Al Nahda Hotel Barka
Al Nahda Resort & Spa Oman/Barka

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Nestled in an oasis of thirty acres of gardens, enclosed by sprawling greens and clusters of mango trees, Al Nahda Resort & Spa provides the ultimate in tranquillity and relaxation. The resort’s 109 rooms are designed in apartment, free-standing villa and bungalow styles and boast some of the largest rooms in Oman. The Eram Spa is one of the most unique spa concepts in the Middle East with more than 60 treatments offering wellness and healing therapies, as well as signature treatments and a host of other relaxing, medical and rejuvenating experiences. Three restaurants and two bars provide a variety of eating and drinking choices for all guests. For those looking to keep fit, our gym with 24 state-of-the-art machines, provides the latest facilities. Additional facilities include two floodlit tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, a dedicated children’s play, underground meditation centre, steam tunnel, spa baths, amphitheatre, large swimming pool, 30 acres of gardens, 24 hour room service and the Eram Spa with 22 separate treatment rooms. Located a 30-minute drive from Muscat International Airport, Al Nahda Resort & Spa is the ideal setting for a relaxing break, away from downtown, though in the Muscat area, and surrounded by a selection of trees and nature to provide the perfect tranquil atmosphere.Al Nahda Resort & Spa is the Sultanate of Oman’s first and only Preferred Boutique hotel, part of the Preferred Hotel Group, showcasing distinctive travel experiences in some of the most exceptional hotels and resorts around the world. ... more   less 
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