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Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   PO Box 296, Sur 411, Oman
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As the reviewer below from Beaconsfield says, the rangers are on strike and have been for over a week.The facilities are basic and the only reason one would come here is to see the turtles. The museum was closed as was the shop, and the included buffet food was only passable. (As is so often the case the lunch we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came to see the turtles and saw them! Great! We stayed in an "eco-tent" which was a fair distance from the main building and even though chauffered golf buggies were available it was not ideal. Tents were fairly large with a small shower room and a large air conditioning unit. OK. Dinner in the main building was a buffet... More

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only reason one would come here is to see the turtles. We have travelled miles today for that reason, but the Rangers are on strike and you are not allowed to go yourself. Hotel is only bearable if you can see the turtles. It resembles a boarding school with passable boarding school canteen. I hope this review can warn... More

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a wonderful experience at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, It was something which we never experienced earlier. Staff / tour guide very co-operative & informative. In both the trips (night & early morning) we were lucky to see many turtles. I strongly recommend to visit Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments. We also thank you for the very appreciative comments about our associates and we will definitely share them with the team. Thank you once again for choosing Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve and we will look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Best Regards, Vijay Handa General... More

Ahmedabad, India
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First sight of soiled towels (plural) and rubbish lying out side our rooms greeted us and i knew i had made a mistake in booking the hotel. Had to go down to the reception twice before the lobby was cleaned. Rooms and Bathrooms were cleaner but still room for improvement. Buffet Dinner (paid dinner) has good options but the same... More

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve!!! Thank you very much for sparing time and writing in to us on Tripadvisor. First of all, let me apologize for the inconvenience caused to you during your brief stay with us. We thank you for your necessary feedback to help us to improve. Necessary action has been taken to address... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked a last minute stay in one of the Double Rooms here and can recommended this to all who visit Oman. A night stay includes a 9pm turtle watching trip down to the beach, another trip at 4am the following morning as well as breakfast and entry to the museum in the hotel. Seeing the giant Green Turtles up close... More

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your compliments on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We were delighted to note that you had enjoyed your overall stay with us and made your holiday a truly memorable one. It would be great having you back with us for a longer time to give you another... More

Muscat, Oman
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed here as everyone does, to see the turtle beach. We decided to stay in the tents for more of an interesting experience. And they are really cool but....it is windy up there and so can be quite noisy in a tent. Its been a while since i camped so had forgotten this aspect. That said they were really... More

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your compliments on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We were delighted to note that you had enjoyed your overall stay with us and made your holiday a truly memorable one. It would be great having you back with us to give you another memorable experience. Best Regards,... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

to be honest.. as per the pictures I actually thought its going to be the worst part of our trip through Oman - indeed it wasn't bad at all! Ok - the cleaniness of the room was not as good as in the Jebel Shams Tent (leak in the toilet, hair everywhere, dirty shower, battered items...), also the extrabed at... More

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your comments and necessary feedback to help us to improve. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you during you stay with us. At Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, we take pride in ensuring our customer’s satisfaction. As a testament to our strive for perfection, we have taken steps to ensure... More

Muscat, Oman
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

When I was planning this trip to the Sur, I was suggested by my friends to check out Ras Al-Jinz Turtle Reserve. You have option to stay at the hotel built on the turtle reserve and then there is another option to stay at their tents. Its not just tent in the wilderness its luxury suit. Its called Luxury Eco... More

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on Trip Advisor following your stay with us at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We were thrilled to know that you were extremely comfortable with the product and service we have have offer, and were contented with the personalized service standards extended by our dedicated team. Thank you once again for your... More

Doha, Qatar
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Spent a night here, in one of the rooms - not the tents. Don't be put off by the ugly building exterior, the room's are clean and nice. The food was also pretty good. Staff were decent, and the turtle tours were great, decently informative, but you do get to see a bunch of turtles! Make sure you do both... More

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your compliments on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We were delighted to note that you had enjoyed your overall stay with us and made your holiday a truly memorable one. It would be great having you back with us for a longer time to give you another... More

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Address: PO Box 296, Sur 411, Oman
Location: Oman > Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate > Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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