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

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| PO Box 644 (Muscat), Barr Al Jissah 113, Oman
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're a sucker for luxury hotels then Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort is a must stay in Muscat! Breathtakingly beautiful property, exotic location! Their pool area is an absolute must to chill in provided you hit the pool by 4pm; specially their lazy pool. Some good restaurants inside too! Spacious Rooms, friendly staff.

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

Dear Namitaved, Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit to Al Husn and that you also enjoyed the lazy river located at the Al Bandar hotel. Thank you for recommending and hopefully you will return. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is nice but the extras they gave us made our stay wonderful. Free minibar, with perrier, evian, chocolates, cans of nuts, cokes, juices. Tea time with scones and bites, and then a happy hour. Excellent food quality. Great room. Endless pool. No kids, so very nice to lay by the pool. extra touches like bring you cold towels,... More 

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

Dear Shehryar K, I am delighted to read from your review that you had a great stay with us at Al Husn. I do appreciate you highlighting the extras touches that make staying in Al Husn so special. For the readers of TripAdvisor I would like to clarify that children below 16 are not allowed to use the facilities of... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After staying at the Al Qasr Hotel on the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai, we decide to look for a similar hotel maybe on a smaller scale. We did try and not make comparisons with the two hotels but it was hard not to. We arrived early morning to a pleasant greeting and looked forward to the usual cold towel drink and... More 

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

Dear Burton595, Thank you for taking your time to review the resort and I am delighted you enjoyed your overall stay. I appreciate you highlighting the opportunities for improvement and have shared your feedback with the team as the points you have highlighted are certainly not acceptable especially as we are in our quieter season. Thank you for bringing this... More 

Muscat, Oman
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must respect the way Al Husn Hotel in Shangri La Barr AL Jissah look after the smallest details during your stay. It was a short weekend, but very memorable, they have excelled in every possible way. Pool and private beach were extra ordinary, the courtyard was very relaxing and the service was very generous. Needless to comment about 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 Osama_Abazeed, Thank you for choosing Al Huns for a weekend getaway and posting your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you make Al Husn a regular destination for weekend breaks. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

Weybridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week over Easter. We were greeted warmly on arrival, shown to a beautiful big room, and in the morning woke up to a stunning view of the immaculately kept grounds, infinity pool and sea from our balcony. Minibar is free and restocked daily (includes beer and lots of soft drinks, water, nuts, chocolates, Pringles), and as... More 

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

Dear KandEtravel, I am very happy reading your lovely feedback in regards to your stay over Easter at Al Husn. As you mention Easter is a busy time for us and I am delighted you still found the service excellent during your visit. Hopefully you will return. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

Delhi
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a once in a lifetime experience. We went there to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We had the most beautiful experience of our life. The location of the resort is the USP. The whole beach belongs to them. Facilities are good. The partition between the bedroom & bathroom is of glass which is ideal for honeymooners & anniversary... More 

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

Dear Dee1998, I am delighted you chose the resort to celebrate your 25 wedding anniversary and congratulations from myself and the team. It is great to read you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and thank for your lovely review. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

Sachseln, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There was never a need to worry about having a nice situation on the beach or a fresh towel. I loved the little treats that were brought to us while sun bathing and the cooler they gave us with cold drinks and snacks. They even came around to clean our sun glasses! The kayak was always available when we were... More 

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

Dear Lemma55, Thank you for your great review of Al Husn and highlighting the staff. I am also happy to read from your review that you appreciated the little touches that make staying in Al Husn so special. Hopefully you will return. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to celebrate our anniversary .. and we check in early without any charge .. and everything was great in the hotel .. the breakfast, the afternoon tea and the evening drinks .. we really love our stay in this luxury hotel .. And we will stay in the hotel again ..

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

Dear A.Rahman M, Thank you for celebrating your anniversary with us at Al Husn and taking your time to review the resort on TripAdvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and plan to return. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Arrived early, room was available, offered a cold towel and soft drink and things just got better from there. Escorted to the room and briefed on hotel restaurants and facilities. The room was very good, complimentary mini bar, fresh fruit and every little extra that you expect in a high end luxury hotel. Even the balcony had a settee along... More 

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

Dear speedbird41, Thank you for the lovely review posted on TripAdvisor in regards to your recent visit. I am very happy you have highlighted one of our hidden hero’s Dickson from housekeeping who certainly is one of the stars in the team. I appreciate you highlighting some of the features of the resort and extra touches that made your stay... More 

Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My wife and myself have just returned from a 7 night stay at the Al husn Shangri La resort. Everything poistive you have read about this resort is true. Rooms staff service facilities are all excellent. We also went on sevreal trips organised by the infomation centre in the hotel. the dolphin watching trip was truly fantastic. It is hard... More 

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

Dear IanLuce, It is great to read that overall you had a wonderful stay with us and are already planning to return in the future. I will certainly review the procedure for arriving guests later on as it is our policy to give all arriving guests cold towels and welcome drinks regardless of what time they arrive. Please accept my... More 

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