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Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 644, Barr Al Jissah 113, Oman
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Barr Al Jissah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014
Nickneal Ubud, Indonesia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't consider it a 5 stars hotel at all , we stayed at alwaha The food is bad even in albandar restaurants I'm sure not visiting this hotel again I even check out of the hotel after 3 nights instead of staying 7 nights the only thing is that the staff are friendly

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Manama, Bahrain
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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In fact, that was my seventh visit to shangri, however it was my first stay in al waha hotel. You can read my comments on my previous visits to albandar hotel which was considered as a scape form stress of life to a a beautiful heaven but, that was in albandar and not alwaha hotel. Really it worth to pay... More

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Alkhaldi, Thank you for your three reviews on the property in regards to stays at the resort. While we have certainly delighted you in both Al Husn and Al Bandar please accept my sincere apologies for the disappointing experience in Al Waha. I can assure you that while each of the hotels within the resort caters for different markets... More

Ubud, Indonesia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Amazing location of this hotel. Good friendly service throughout the hotel. Great pool facilities and the beach is awesome. The room is good, massive bed and everything works. The breakfast is the key. Amazing selection of food and the quality/prestation is some of the best i have seen with a friendly and fun welcome. I will be getting up early... More

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Nickneal, Thank you for posting your feedback, our Chefs to try to provide breakfast choices for all and I am delighted to read that you enjoyed both the quality and selection provided. I am happy to read you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I loved everything about this hotel! The views are amazing. The area is beyond scenic! The property is a hidden gem. I booked a trip for dolphin watching with the hotel; it was one of the highlights of the trip. Pictures do not do this place justice, nor do words. It is simply amazing! As is Oman!

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear SarasJournies, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us last July and you still have great memories of your holidays. As you have mentioned Oman and Muscat is truly a beautiful destination and I am also happy to read that you experienced the dolphin watching which is a highlight for many visitors, hopefully you will... More

Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed at Al - Waha hotel in May 2014.Rooms are very basic but comfortable. Lovely views and good facilities.breakfast has a nice variety and caters for kids as well.food at hotel is good but very expensive,if you have kids the buffet is very worth it as kids eat free. Free shuttles to Muscat mall which has good food and shopping... More

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Rabia18, Thank you for taking your time to review the resort in regards to your recent visit. I am happy to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay and thank you for highlighting our children’s policy where kids eat free (11 and under) when dinning with their parents at the buffets throughout the resort. We look forward... More

dubai
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed at Shangri-La Oman three times, have also stayed at the other two hotels, Husn and Bandar- there's not a lot of difference between all three, other than the adults only hotel but essentially the design etc is the same and you can access the facilities of all three anyway so if you are looking at price I would... More

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear huiaB, Thank you for your detailed description on the journey to the resort and the arrival experience. The last 7 kilometers to the resort has some of the most stunning scenery in Muscat and worth the drive out to any visitors regardless of which hotel they have chosen. I will share your feedback on the food served at the... More

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed with family and friends at the hotel over Christmas and New Year. Each and every member of the staff were very passionate and did such a tremendous job in tending to our needs. It was so refreshing to see them smiling as they went about their business . All our friends and family who stayed at the Shangri... More

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Raj F, Thank you for staying with us over the Christmas holidays and taking your time to write your positive review on the resort. Your review is perfect timing as we are just starting to plan for the Christmas/New Year holiday now and your feedback will be useful when deciding what to keep doing and what to make better.... More

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Upon arrival, we had booking problem with the room. I specifically asked for no smoking room as I'm allergic to cigarette smoke. The first room they gave me smelled of cigarettes. I asked to change the room. The second room also had a similar problem. I asked to change but was refused as there was no more Deluxe King's in... More

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear akmokdad, Thank you for sharing your feedback with the readers of TripAdvisor. Please accept my apologies for the poor arrival experience. I am happy to read the Duty Manager Ms. Hind did resolve this issue for you and offer you a late check out to make up for the inconvenience. On a positive note I am delighted you enjoyed... More

Essex
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

After saving up for some time, we spent a week at this resort. It is the worst 5star hotel I have ever stayed at. Room: Bird excrement on the balcony, mould on the bed headboards. Resort: its not as well kept as you would expect for the price. Grass overgrown around the sunloungers, fly infestation at the restaurants, and terribly... More

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear iloveessex, Thank you for taking your time to review the resort in regards to your recent visit. Please except my sincere apologies for the shortfalls you experienced during your visit. I would appreciate if you could provide me with some additional feedback directly at mark.kirk@shangri-la.com as your constructive feedback would certainly help us improve our services and facilities. Warm... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

All in all a beautiful hotel in an amazing location with spectacular views of the mountain and the sea. We spent three nights at the Al Waha resort and overall had a lovely time. There was a slight hitch when we checked in because there were no king size beds available except on the ground floor, the room windows of... More

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Safya, Thank you for posting your feedback on TripAdvisor in regards to your recent visit. Like other who have reviewed the resort I am delighted to read you experienced turtles hatching during your visit. Thank you for the positive feedback on the food and variety offered at breakfast. Please except my apologies for the way the staff greeted you... More

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Address: PO Box 644, Barr Al Jissah 113, Oman
Location: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Barr Al Jissah
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha 5*
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Also Known As:
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort And Spa-Al Waha
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha Hotel Muscat Governorate
Shangri Las Muscat
Shangri Las Al Waha

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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