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

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Doha, Qatar
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed during a business trip and the location of the hotel itself is incredible! About 45 minutes from the airport by car among the mountains of Oman and right next to the warm waters of the Gulf of Oman. Rooms do not all have a sea view but the beautiful landscaping makes up for the lack of a sea view.... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Right from the entrance you feel like something awesome is coming your way. The best part about the resort is the eastern theme yet extremely modern facilities. The room is really spacious with awesome bathroom and we had a perfect view of the pools and the beach. You really feel at peace. Another thing that had me sold out was... More 

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Riffa, Bahrain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very delightful remote family resort enjoyed every minute of my stay the hotel positives ; • Very friendly staff and helpful. • Check in process although it was crowded a bit but the reception staff kept apologizing to all for the waiting time. • Pool area was very good and staff were available all over. • Beautiful sandy beach... More 

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

Dear bahrain61, Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor in regards to your recent stay. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and recommend the resort to others. I have noted your comment on the management presence around the pool but this might be due to the uniforms being similar. I will pass on your lovely comment to the... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 nights as a solo traveller after travelling with friends for the past fortnight. I was determined to visit Oman and my travel agent booked me this resort which was a complete surprise, a fantastic surprise. I was driven from Muscat airport and had a good driver who told me a lot about Oman, we travelled... More 

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

Dear DJS22061959, I am delighted to read from your review that you had a great stay with us recently at Al Waha. I appreciate the kind comments on the food served throughout the resort and will pass on your positive feedback to the culinary team. Over the summer months Al Waha is a very popular destination for families due to... More 

London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked full sea view room but could only see sea from terrace; asked to move rooms and due to a fantastic assistant hotel manager we got an amazing room with massive terrace. But cups were not replaced - turn down service too early; breakfast at weekend had to wait 15 mins to be seated and slow service at times. Overall... More 

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

Dear MBastin, Thank you for staying with us and reviewing the resort on TripAdvisor. I am sorry you did not like the first ground floor room assigned to you but delighted this was quickly resolved by the manager in charge on the day. We are in the process of extending the air-conditioned area for breakfast and will soon be able... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I cannot fault anything about our stay except you must insist on a room with out a party door!!! Or you will NOT Get any peace. The doors have gaps and offer no privacy whatsoever. It's not the guests fault for the carriage of noise, but totally unacceptable soundproofing.

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to read from your review that you enjoyed your recent stay at the resort. I am sorry to read that you were disturbed by your neighbor and have added to your guest history not to provide rooms with connecting doors in the future. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As expected of Shangri La hotels, this resort has the best of facilities for all ages. Staff go all the way to ensure you have the best of experiences. The breakfast had good variety and service was great. The lazy river ride is a perfect place to just relax on the floater and let the water flaw take you round... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review and highlighting the lazy river. We have just renovated this popular facility and you must have been one of the first guests to enjoy this since we reopened this. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay, Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

Bahrain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights at this resort and could not have been happier with the property, its amenities, and the friendly staff and their expert service. The snorkeling was enchanting, the food plentiful and top notch, and every single person we came in contact with from the front desk to the housekeeping to the wait staff made us feel they... More 

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

Dear kuduhntr, Thank you for sharing your feedback with the readers of TripAdvisor by posting your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and thank you for highlighting the snorkeling which is at its best at this time of year with many guests seeing turtles directly of the beach of the resort. Hopefully you will return. Warm regards, Mark... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As soon as you walk in, you feel like a princess!! Very nice, staff was incredible! Beach area was breath taking. Food was incredible . Take a boat ride the property look amazing from the water as well! I would go back for sure!!

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

Dear Michelle R, Thank you for the lovely review of the resort and for highlighting both the staff and the quality of food served during your stay. Great advice to guest to try a boat trip during their stay and the dolphin watching is highly recommended. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Mark Kirk More 

Muscat, Oman
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

beautiful location, but the food was terrible. The staff was ok, but I could not get anyone to bring me anything to drink poolside, even though the pool area manager said they would. Was overpriced. Next time, I'll stay at the Chedi

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

Dear Coppertop51, Thank you for staying with us over the weekend and posting your feedback on TripAdvisor. Obviously I am concerned about your comment on the food and have checked your profile and only find one posting for our seafood restaurant during your stay. If you could provide additional details to me directly it would certainly assist me to establish... More 

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