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Sunrise Resort

Al Hamra, Nizwa, Oman
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Ranked #4 of 7 Nizwa B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The experience is amazing! Sleeping in the middle of the Omani mountains, no noise at all, only the nature! The street to get there is quite difficult (that's why I would suggest to get there with a local guide, I wouldn't go by myself). The sunset but especially the sunrise is something you can't miss, and the atmosphere is just... More 

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Muscat, Oman
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've written about Sunrise before as it is one of my favourite places to go. Exceptionally clean. Safe. Friendly. However, the management no longer allow customers to bring alcoholic beverages. We assume others have abused this privilege, hence this decision. It is a shame for those of us who just love to sit under the stars with a drink in... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We visited this place accidently in last January. We had booked another resort in Jebel Shams, but by the time we reached, it became late (11 PM) and they had given our rooms to somebody else. We tried all the other resorts, but all were full. On the way back to Nizwa, we saw the board of the Sun Rise... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I stayed here for one night recently in the Arabic tent, which involves having the use of a individual bathroom 'outhouse' for each tent, right next to your tent to do the necessary. It's not really a bother unless you need to run to the toilet during the night. From what I see the only downside of the tent rather... More 

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Munich, Germany
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64 reviews 64 reviews
62 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The drive up to this resort was great fun in my 4*4. Amazing views when you dared take your eyes off the road and the setting of the resort is spectacular as you are just a short walk away from the huge gorge. I booked one of the Arabic Tents and first impressions were OK. It was off peak season... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stayed here because Jabal Shams resort was full, and we were not disappointed. First of all, the drive there is exhilarating and offers some excellent views. PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL NEED A 4x4 FOR THIS. The rooms/chalets are a bit damp and small, but the location makes up for this in full. Diner was good and sufficient. Go for... More 

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117 reviews 117 reviews
15 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The place is nice and the personell is helpful. Many things are still under construction, the pool for example, but most of the facilities are up and running. We stayed one night in an arabic tent. It was the coldest night ever! Temperature goes down to zero degrees in this period and the little electric heather was not enough to... More 

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Mount Isa, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

After a very adventurous drive from muscat into the mountains i arrived here to see the most stunning view of the sun setting and the hotel covered in clouds. The drive is a long one but well worth it, its adventurous and something you cant experience anywhere else. It is a basic resort, With either Tents or Chalets. The tents... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This was a really pleasant suprise. We were hoping to spend a night over the Eid break at the JSR (Jebel Shams Resort) but it was fully booked so we booked here instead. It was slightly cheaper at 60SAR per room per night (for a couple) this included a great breakfast and a lovely buffet stle evening meal, nothing fancy... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

The resort was absolutely fabulous. We stayed in the big house secluded in the back of the resort. The staff were extremely friendly and went out of their way to ensure we had everything we needed. They even went as far as cooking just for us when we were late for dinner. The place is very clean, yet basic and... More 

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Address: Al Hamra, Nizwa, Oman
Location: Oman > Ad-Dakhiliyah Governorate > Nizwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 26
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