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“Unfriendly and cockroaches”
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Dolphin Hotel
Ranked #24 of 31 Muscat B&B and Inns
Reviewed March 19, 2014

This hotel is cheap for Muscat and well located, however I had problems from the moment I walked through the doors.

The reception staff were unfriendly and just didn't seem to want you to ask them anything. I got to my room and picked up the TV remote only to have a couple of cockroaches scamper for cover. These weren't the only ones around and I must have killed about 10 overall.

Besides this, the room was OK, but looked over a dirty neighbouring building. The bed was comfy, but the headboard loose. I was not able to make any local Muscat calls from the phone in the room as it was just for internal calls only. Reception provided no alternatives for how I could make a call.

Staff, cleanliness and comfort are what make a hotel for me. This failed miserably on 2 of those. Thankfully I only booked one night here.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

The room was clean and spacious. Location is good, you can get near by restaurent for dining. on site plenty of parking available. It is a good budget hotel and no problem for staying with family of young children.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: July 2016, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Dolphin Hotel

Address: Al Khuwair, Muscat 113, Oman
Location: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Muscat
Amenities:
Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Muscat
Price Range: $53 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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