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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar

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Little Gaddesden, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love the Middle East and have visited several times but this was our first visit to Oman. It is now, without question, our preferred Middle East destination. We travelled as a family in August. Yes, its hot (it is amazing how quickly you acclimatise) but the upside of travelling at this time is that it's relatively quiet. We stayed... More 

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear Genette T, thank you and your family for spending your well deserved holidays at our resort and taking the time to share this lovely review. I am very happy that you had such a great family time and that you fall in love with Oman which is truly the most amazing country in the Middle East. We are all... More 

London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose Shangri-La based on previous reviews also because of the kids friendly Al Waha part of the hotel. The hotel itself is approximately 45 minutes from the airport. Once you arrive to the main road that leads to the hotel the view is amazing and well done. With views of the mountains and sea, we knew the holiday would... More 

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear Ansu C, thank you and your family so much for spending your Eid Holidays with us and taking the time to share your very nice and detailed review. I am very happy that you could enjoy your valuable family time with us so much and I hope you will have a chance to return soon again. Warm regards, Dirk... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The BAB lounge is the best bar in OMAN. its excellent view to the beach and the DJ adding on to the ambiance for a mesmerizing day. The happy hours are very attractive and suits perfect for groups. Its my favorite place in Oman and i love to keep going there . Excellent service and hospitality of Mr Sunil is... More 

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1 Thank anup s
Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear anup s, thank your for enjoying our BAB Lounge and sharing this very positive review. I am happy that you like it so much and as we just reopened again you will have a lot of opportunities to return until next summer. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant resort, so much to do, restaurants were fantastic, staff all super friendly. We enjoyed a boat tour and saw dolphins and snorkeld with turtles. We watched baby turtles being released into the sea. This place was magic. Really impressed on how well the hotel was run in one of the busiest times of the year. Nothing was too much... More 

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear Squeakykiwi, thank you and your family for spending your holidays with us and taking the time to share this lovely review. I am very happy that all of you had such a great time and that you could enjoy so much marine life as well. I hope you will have a chance to return soon again. Warm regards, Dirk... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Literally everything was awesome from the view from the room, food to lazy river rides. Offers free food to children below 12yrs. Swimming pools are well temperature controlled. Life guards also available always. Lot of amenities like children playroom. The restaurants were great.

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1 Thank Vijeth S
Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear Vijeth S, thank you and your family for spending your holidays at our resort and taking the time to share this short and lovely experience. I am delighted that you had such a great family time with us and I hope you will return soon again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing resort! Clean rooms and very spacious! Excellent views of the sea and the Bay Area. Lovely quirky entrance to the resort itself (driven through a tunnel in the mountain! Snorkelling in the beach area of the resort we spotted puffers, Angel Fish and sea urchins amongst other more common marine life, truly in awe of that as I wasn't... More 

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear Loisbabs, thank you for spending your holidays during the month of Ramadan with us and taking the time to share this nice review. I am very happy that you had a great time with us and that you enjoyed the marine life so much. I hope you will return soon again as the hotel has a lot of great... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get Away Location, Can get Crowdy at times. Nice Beach ... not much to do but RELAX. And that's all what adults need. Staff was great. Very Expensive. The buffet food was not good at all. The Chef was great with his attitude breakfast and deserts. The place is Huge and you need to really walk between lobbies if you... More 

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1 Thank Alawi A
Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear Alawi A, thank you for spending your holidays with us and taking the time to share your nice review. I am very happy that you overall had a nice get away and I appreciate your feedback about the food quality. I hope you will have a chance to return soon again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove there from Dubai and it was nice to reach a place that you could call authentic. Omanis are very friendly and hospitable, which made our stay extra special. The amenities were good, especially the lazy river and pool in general (on the bandar side). Although we were more interested in the beach and water activities for which we... More 

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear Kareem_SanDiego, thank you and your family for spending your holidays at our resort and taking the time to share this nice review. I am very happy that you enjoyed the Omani hospitality, our facilities and the sea life so much and I hope you will have a chance to return soon again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

Muscat, Oman
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Luxury at its best. We stayed for three days and it was completely relaxing and enjoyable stay. Hospitality is beyond expectation. Knowledgeable and professional staff. Smooth check in and check out.. Thank you Shangri-La for the beautiful memories.

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear DevilinSaint, thank you for spending your holidays with us a taking the time to share this short and sweet review. I am happy that you left with such beautiful memories and hope that you will return soon again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

Kuwait City, Kuwait
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we spent 4 nights at Albandar Hotel from 9/9 to 13/9/2016. with my wife and 2 kids, we had a good time (mostly at the pool area). the check-in was smooth and the receiptionist was helpful. in general, after the full experience, i view this hotel as a 4-star hotel (not 5). in comparison with the 5 star hotels i'd... More 

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this review

Dear HMS-82, thank you and your family for spending your Eid Holidays with us and taking the time to share this review. I am glad that you liked our resort and that you would plan again to stay at Al Husn. I appreciate very much the concerns mentioned and we will use them for internal discussion. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar

Address: Barr Al Jissah 113, Oman
Location: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Barr Al Jissah
Price Range: $208 - $542 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar 5*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar Hotel Muscat Governorate
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort And Spa-Al Bandar
Shangri Las Muscat
Shangri La Muscat
Shangri La Oman
Shangri La Hotel Oman
Shangri La Hotel Muscat
Shangri Las Al Bandar
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