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

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   | PO Box 644 (Muscat), Barr Al Jissah 113, Oman
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168 reviews 168 reviews
96 hotel reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The locals and workers at the other hotels describe Al Husn as a six-star hotel. And they are not far from being right. The venue, part of a three hotel complex, is situated on the rock overlooking the resort. Built with panache and gusto it resembles a horseshoe with the main pool in the middle. There is a private beach... More

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Muscat, Oman
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took advantage of the Oman residents discount at Shangri-La and opted to stay at the Al Husn Hotel. The location just outside Muscat is excellent as, though not far from the city, it feels like a real getaway. All the staff we encountered were very friendly, smiling, helpful and informative. The room was fantastic: very spacious... More

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

Dear Diane L, Thank you for becoming one of the many Omani residents that choose the resort for short breaks from the city of Muscat. It is great to read from your review that you enjoyed your stay. I am happy to inform you that we will add Expresso machines to all rooms in Al Husn in the coming weeks... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful, tranquil hotel. Expensive indeed, and the food at times was variable but it is lovely. Beach service excellent. Rooms very comfortable. Breakfast on the terrace was so nice. Staff very helpful. Thank you to Mark, the GM, for procuring me the beautiful robe that I took a fancy to in the Spa. I would only... More

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

Dear ScarlettRose53, Thank you for reviewing the resort in regards to your stay with us at Christmas, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and still cherish the bathrobe. Hopefully you will return to us in the future. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot fault the hotel for quality or indeed service. The house style can be a little staid and formal but that's what I expect you get when the majority of the customers are older and the 'no children policy' probably reinforces that to some extent. It IS exclusive. It IS VERY expensive, not the room rates, we all know... More

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

Dear Stevescnt, I am thrilled to read that you have fond memories of your stay back in November last year. It is good to hear that you found the service and quality of the amenities very good and that you had a good vacation. Since last year we have reduced the prices on a lot of our menu items using... More

Muscat, Oman
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An incredible hotel. Set on a headland overlooking a private secluded beach, adjacent but separate from the other two Barr Al Jissah hotels. The service is amazing, the rooms are very well appointed with stunning features and there are a choice of a number of themed restaurants, The food and service in these restaurant's shall satisfy the most discerning customer.... More

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

Dear CDH-6, Thank you for your lovely review on Al Husn, as you have highlighted the resort comprises of 21 restaurants and bars so our guests have many dinning choices. You have described Al Husn very well and although we do except children staying in Al Husn the beach and pool is for 16 year olds and above so you... More

Muscat Governorate, Oman
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A complete 360 degree experience. We spent only one night at Al husn and loved our stay. We stayed at the deluxe sea view room. It's a spacious room with beautiful view of the sea. The service we received was excellent and hence completely worth the money. Will definitely recommend Al Husn.

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

Dear Anand N, Thank you for choosing the Al Husn for a short break from the City of Muscat! I am delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and will recommend the resort and hopefully make it a regular destination for short breaks, Warm regards, Mark Kirk More

Paris, France
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic spot! The beauty of the seafront, the comfort and fun of the pools and facilities coupled by the wide range of delicious food is only surpassed by the kindness of the employees. Back this time with just my 4 year old he, the most critical judge, is thrilled with his trip. Thank you.

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

Dear PaulFloren, Thank you for returning to the resort and posting your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am delighted that we have another fan of the resort, who will hopefully make it his first choice for many years to come. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here recently to celebrate our anniversary for 2 nights. Everything at the hotel was top notch - I must also mention that Al Husn put on the most impressive breakfast buffet that I have ever seen! Did not eat dinner at the hotel, so I cannot speak to that. Service was also amazing - the... More

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

Dear Nancy M, Thank you for celebrating your anniversary with us and posting your feedback in regards to your stay. Breakfast is a major focus for the resort and our goal is to ensure the best breakfast in any hotel so it is great to read from your feedback that we are on the right track. I am also happy... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We decided to stay at the Shangri La after reading some top-notch reviews on this site. The Shangri-La has two key strengths which are its location and its employees. The resort is located on a beautiful beach with impressive cliffs and coves, together with amazing views of the sea. We found the staff very outgoing and friendly, eager to get... More

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

Dear ryry79. Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor in regards to your stay in June. I certainly appreciate you highlighting the staff in your review and of course the beautiful location. I am sorry that you did not receive are usual arrival experience as our standard is welcome drinks, cold towels served on the sofas located in the... More

Athens, Greece
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This hotel manages to capture and to deliver a luxurious experience basically due to details and this effort of going the extra mile. RECEPTION : quite good, rather slow, but helpful, polite, effective. CONSIERGE : eager to help, savvy, professional, but also showing care to follow up satisfaction of clients. ROOMS: spacious, elegantly decorated, with minimum Arabic details that gave... More

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

Dear Little_Summers, It was a pleasure to read your TripAdvisor review and I am trilled you enjoyed your stay at the resort and appreciate your description’ of the resorts facilities and amenities. Since your review we have added Bose sound systems to all rooms in Al Husn and by mid August Nespresso machines will also be added which I am... More

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Address: | PO Box 644 (Muscat), 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 Husn 5*
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Also Known As:
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort And Spa-Al Husn
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn Hotel Muscat Governorate
Shangri Las Muscat
Shangri Las Al Husn

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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 Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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