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Jebel Shams, Al Hamra 617 Oman
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Jebel Shams Resort is located in the Wilayat of Al Hamra which is part of the Ancient city of NIZWA. The Resort is built atop of the highest peak in Oman. Jebel Shams is known as "The Mountain of The Sun" and rises to an altitude of 3000 metres. The most amazing sunsets can be experienced from here. A 4 x 4 vehicle is the recommended form of transport to reach our location and takes approximately 40 minutes to ascend from the nearest town of AL-Hamra. The area is home to weavers of heavy woolen rugs in distinctive colours and geometric designs. The views of the Grand Canyon from Jebel Shams Resort are amazing, ideally situated just minutes walk away from the Canyon and some fabulous Trekking and Mountain Biking, just some activities available to our guests. The temperature in Summer is ideal, usually around 30 degrees Celcius, which makes it an ideal place for a weekend break from the heat of the city's of Muscat and elsewhere for weekend breaks or a great place to explore for visitors around the Globe. Please come and visit us at our retreat and enjoy a wonderful welcome from our staff and take in the fascinating view of the Grand Canyon and the entire plateau.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool with view
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Secured parking
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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Mid-range
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Arabic
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This is all about being near the hiking trails for sunrise and sunset. So we realized it was not a luxury accommodation. The food was sufficient for dinner (actually a nice selection buffet with many options). We were allowed to bring our own bottle of wine to dinner to enjoy with our meal. The cottage rooms were very comfortable except for the bathroom had some plumbing issues and clearly the sewer smell was not contained properly and the floor was constantly wet from the sink and shower leaking. But the beds were sufficiently comfortable and the room was clean. A perfectly decent option for our single night stay.
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We had lunch in this 'highest restaurant in Oman'. The lunch was bad, cold and not tasty. So keep money in your pocket and take your picknick into the mountains. Very basic place. It is poorly maintained. But ... the canyon is really nearby.
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The worst experience.We booked Arabic Tent which was poorly maintained. Tent Door was not properly sealed & resulted in a Big Black bugs & insects attacked at night.NO Customer Service.Sleepless night
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While this may not be 5 star accommodation we found the room very comfortable, clean and spacious. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Although dinner was good, breakfast was poor. But the best part is the position. A short walk out of the gate and up the road and you have magnificent views of Wadi Ghul.
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Overrated and overpriced basic accommodation. Poor food selection compared to similar offers. We booked and paid in advance for two nights. Could only suffer one night in Chalet without heat. Dishonestly promised refund several times. Still waiting.
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PRICE RANGE
$100 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
jabal shams hotel nizwa
LOCATION
OmanAd-Dakhiliyah GovernorateAl Hamra
NUMBER OF ROOMS
35
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Frequently Asked Questions about Jebel Shams Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Jebel Shams Resort?
Nearby attractions include Wadi Ghul - Oman's Grand Canyon (0.6 miles) and Jebel Shams (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Jebel Shams Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Jebel Shams Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Jebel Shams Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Jebel Shams Resort?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Does Jebel Shams Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Jebel Shams Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Jebel Shams Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Jebel Shams Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Misfat al Abreyeen (8.7 miles).
Does Jebel Shams Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.