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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just returned from a week's stay at the Al Husn and have come back with wonderful memories of our holiday. The hotel and staff could not have been more accommodating, we wanted for nothing and our needs were always anticipated. Breakfast on the terrace and afternoon tea were glorious and the restaurant was superbly run by the Manager... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is very luxurious but is let down by a few little things. The rooms are great but it can be a bit confusing finding your way around. The food is a little disappointing, we went for a barbq evening at the Sultanah restaurant and the food was awful, steaks were tough, lamb chops were undercooked and both were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed a week in March at the Al Husn, a large resort delivering expected Shangri-La quality. Service excellent throughout, staff all very helpful and friendly. Some welcome complimentary add-ins such as free minibar, afternoon tea and pre-dinner flowing drinks make you feel a little more special. Wide range of restaurants to choose from across the three hotels in the evening... More 

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

Dear GasrodontUK, Thank you for choosing Al Husn for your winter break and taking your time to write your lovely review on Al Husn. Like many other guests have mentioned Al Husn does have this wonderful atmosphere that encourages total relaxation and I am glad you found your spot on the beach. Thank you for highlighting your favorite restaurants at... More 

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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in al waha for two nights and al bandar for two nights. Both the hotels are great.. Rooms are big, breakfast is huge. There are numerous pools and the lazy river connecting the two hotels is great. The beach is lovely with fine sand. The dive centre is close by and we got our padi certification done there.... More 

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

Dear DimpleAgrawal, Thank you for the lovely review on Al Waha in regards to your recent visit. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and managed to get your open water padi certification at Extra Divers during your stay. Hopefully you will return to Oman for future diving experiences and stay with us again. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

it was a wonderful stay! Rest like we needed it. Unfortunately the weather was not at it's best, sand in the wind for the first two days, rain after ! The two last days were ok though. The staff was absolutely great!!!! Thank you!!! Just one bad note: in the Moroccan restaurant we were told to take some couscous with... More 

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

Dear Leena N, Thank you for taking your time to post your review on TripAdvisor. While I am delighted you enjoyed your stay I am sorry to read that while you were here the sea conditions were not so good which prevented you from swimming in the sea. It is very rare for us to have jellyfish in the sea... More 

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing 4 day stay at the Spa - Al Husn in early March and it's fair to say that all future holidays will be measured against our experiences in this resort. The attention to detail applied to all aspects of our stay & the attentiveness of the staff propel this hotel to the top of the five... More 

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

Dear Stewart M, Thank you for taking your time to review the Al Husn on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read you enjoyed your stay with us and really appreciate the lovely feedback on our staff. I am lucky as I do have a great team working in Al Husn with so many staff members genuinely enjoying making guests happy.... More 

Lamberhurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Al Husn for 6 nights. The Al Husn is one of three hotels on the Shangri La complex and is very attractively layed out and suberbly maintained by the friendly staff. Our deluxe room with sea view was very spacious with large bathroom and good wardrobe space - it even had an iron and ironing... More 

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

Dear Martin L, Thank you for posting your feedback on TripAdvisor in regards to your stay in February. I am delighted to read you mainly positive feedback on the resort and that your favorite restaurant was Asia. Thank you for also highlighting the afternoon tea, cocktail hour, breakfast and the little extras that make staying in Al Husn so special.... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent five days of our stay in Muscat at Al Husn and although initially our room was not ready and no one could, or would, tell us when it would be available, once this was sorted we had an excellent stay. The sea view room was lovely with a glorious view and an outstanding bathroom, and we really 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 Carpet9, Thank you for sharing your feedback with the readers of TripAdvisor. While I am delighted you enjoyed your stay I was concerned to read your comment in regards to the access to the pool of Al Husn. This is accessible from the first floor for wheel chair access and there is a ramp next to the fountain. Additional... More 

Shanghai, China
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Throughout the years I have been to many countries , but Oman was one of my favorite trips. Rooms were very good, clean and comfortable. the rooms have with a great view. You also have access to facilities (and variety of restaurants) shared among the three locations was nice for variety.the pools are very nice they have a kid section... More 

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

Dear clement c, Thank you for positing your great feedback in regards to your stay last April. It is great reading feedback from past stays as it means you still have fond memories of your visit to the resort and Oman. Hopefully you are considering returning. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, hotel, facilities and service. Several of the staff remembered us from last year and you will always be rewarded with a smile and good service if you are courteous. Al Tanoor has an exceptional choice and standard of food and the Thursday Jazz Evening at Sultanah is a treat. Room service and housekeeping are timely and attentive. My... More 

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

Dear Duncal, Thank you for returning to the resort and posting your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and thank you for highlighting the food in Al Tanoor and the extremely popular BBQ Jazz night at Sultanah (Thursday nights only). As you highlight I have no idea why people wish to reserve the sun lounges as... More 

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