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Crowne Plaza Muscat
Ranked #8 of 56 Hotels in Muscat
Certificate of Excellence
Amman
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12 reviews
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“Nice stay!”
Reviewed December 31, 2012

The friendly staff and wonderful beach access make this a great place to stay! Nothing fancy, but the service is top-notch and we liked that the hotel is not a huge resort. We only sampled room service and Duke's pub and both were excellent. Our family of four would stay here again!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Adam B, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Muscat, responded to this review, January 12, 2013
Thank you for your comments; we are delighted that you had a wonderful stay with us. Our location certainly is a key point with the hotel offering some of the best views in the city. I am glad to hear you experienced our great service and friendly staff, they certainly are wonderful. Look forward to welcoming you back at the Crowne Plaza Muscat in the near future.
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Peyia, Cyprus
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Reviewed December 15, 2012

Well, maybe more than just location, though the view over Qurum Beach is hard to beat. I have always experienced helpful friendly staff at this CP, the rooms are comfortable if nothing special, but I always sleep well here. And the restaurants and bars afford access to the wonderful terrace where you can view the beach, the stars and the occasional plane whilst enjoy the cool Omani breezes. I would not stay anywhere else in Muscat, if I had the choice.

Room Tip: Front facing. Add a balcony if you need privacy, but the terrace and the pool area give you all the...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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Adam B, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Muscat, responded to this review, December 22, 2012
Dear Rupert,
Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. Yes most certainly our views are great and unbeatable, I am glad though that you got to experience our wonderful hospitality and service during your stay. We hope to be able to welcome you back soon here at the Crowne Plaza Muscat in the near future.
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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2012

I stayed there for only a night but it was a pleasant stay overall, Staff are very friendly, location is nice not in the center but still on the seaside and not far from city center, beach is nice which makes this hotel stand out compared to others, i had the chance to try the breakfast buffet which was average, rooms are not so modern and may seem a bit old but still they manage to keep them clean.
Will probably consider it for my next visit to Muscat.

Room Tip: Look for rooms on higher floors with ocean view, scene will never let you down.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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Adam B, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Muscat, responded to this review, December 22, 2012
Dear Hossam,
Many thanks for your kind review; we certainly hope you choose to stay with us on your next visit to Muscat.
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2012

I stayed here for 3 days. The hotel, Food, Room all is average. i arrived late at night there was no one at the door. The room size is ok. location is excellent. you can reach everything in muscat. around 30min for airport

Room Tip: high floor Sea view room
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Adam B, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Muscat, responded to this review, December 22, 2012
Dear Dhahran,
Thank you for your comments. I have shared your review with the management for careful consideration. We hope to be able to welcome you back to the Crowne Plaza Muscat in the future.
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

A lovely hotel with amazing staff. Collected from the airport by the hotel and given a most informative guide along the way on the buildings, location and places of interest which was most appreciative. Checked in very efficiently and pleasantly into a booked room on one of the executive floors. The room was huge and although we chose a City view, we could see the sea - it was lovely. Very modern with lots of storage space. The bathroom was also big with a shower over the bath, toilet, bidet and wash basin with many, many extras and all good quality too.

In addition, the room attendant was brilliant and cleaned the room to perfection. Sometimes you just get a lick and flick whilst you are in residence but our room attendant cleaned the room as if it was for a new guest - truly immaculate.

We used the main restaurant for breakfast which had an vast selection of food and again, incredible service and wonderful views. The rest of the day we used the executive lounge and again a wide selection of drinks and terrific food which was constantly being replenished. This really was the best lounge we have ever used. There are 2 PCs for use and a printer with no charge.

Lazing around you can sit by the pool in the garden or on the beach. There are attendants in all locations. In the garden there is a glass partition as you are elevated from the beach by about 50 steps. As we sat in the grounds a cleaner was polishing the partition on both sides!!! Such attention to detail!

Once on the beach you can take a stroll along the public beach or wade along the shore for quite a way when the tide is out.

The location of the hotel is lovely however there isn't really anywhere to walk but taxi's are on hand 24/7 or of course you could hire a car.

We used most facilities/restaurants at the hotel and at no time did we find any evidence of it looking tired/shabby/outdated/worn.

We have very high standards with hotels and the Crowne Plaza was above and beyond anything we expected and therefore we would not hesitate to recommend this hotel and would very happily stay there again.

Thank you to all of the staff for making our stay so special.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Adam B, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Muscat, responded to this review, December 22, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor. I have passed on your wonderful comments to the relevant departments and we are delighted that you had a wonderful stay with us and hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future at the Crowne Plaza Muscat.
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

I stayed at Crowne Plaza Muscat for almost 2 weeks while on a business trip

The hotel has a great location on a hill overlooking the beach and corniche. It faces west, so the sunsets were ususally spectacular from the lawn and grounds.

I had a standard room with 2 beds. The room was in very good shape. It was very clean and kept that way by the excellent house keeping service. My one suggestion is to upgrade the chair (to an adjustable work chair) for people who are on business and who do a lot of computer work at the desk. Perhaps this could be done on request, instead of upgrading the entire hotel, as I did see a lot of people on holiday who may not have this requirement.

Features of the room
+ safe, which worked well
+ (2) telephones with voice mail
+ TV excellent with many premium english channels (movies, documentary, etc)
+ AC and ventilation very good
- Water temperature a bit tricky to adjust
+ Good size clean bathroom (toilette, bidet, tub and shower) with generous ameneties
+ Internet was reliable
+ Room was quite sound-proof
+ Fridge and kettle with tea/coffee and free daily water

The restaurant breakfast buffet was excellent and generous, with many healthy options. Service was friendly and engaging.

They have a well equipped gym with treadmills, elipticals, free weights, machine weights, excercise mats, towels. I liked the spary bottle with cloths to wipe down machines after use. One of the gym staff said they will be getting cable machines in the future.

For joggers or walkers, the location (at the start of the corniche) is excellent.

I was invited to a complimentary evening cocktail (Tuesdays) where I got a chance to meet other guests. Nice touch!!

A tip on rental cars: When I needed a car, none were available from the big companies that my company usually rents from. The hotel concierge arranged a rental from a local company (pick up/drop off at the hotel). My rental car ended up being about 40% cheaper renting this way.

Overall, a great choice when staying in Muscat!

Room Tip: If staying in a non-sea view room, request a floor high up, to avoid noise from the parking lot
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Adam B, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Muscat, responded to this review, December 22, 2012
Thank you for your kind comments on Trip Advisor. Our location certainly is unique and we are glad that you got to experience our wonderful service and friendly staff. I hope that you will visit us again soon in Muscat.
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Kettering, Northants.
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Reviewed November 29, 2012

Love the location The hotel sits with a commanding overwatch position with good views looking over ther Gulf of Oman. Staff and food were great with a good variety of eating venues.
However, the rooms are now looking dated and a tad shabby with the bathrooms looking well used and discoloured.

Room Tip: Make sure you ask for the rooms over looking the sea as the alternative is the carpark and road view...
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
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Adam B, Director of Sales at Crowne Plaza Muscat, responded to this review, December 22, 2012
Dear Alan,
Many thanks for your comments. I have shared your review with the management team for careful consideration. I am pleased that you had an overall good stay with us and hope to welcome you back soon.
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Property: Crowne Plaza Muscat
Address: Qurum Heights | Po. Box 1455, Muscat 112, Oman
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Location: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Muscat
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Muscat
#5 Romantic Hotel in Muscat
#5 Family Hotel in Muscat
#5 Spa Hotel in Muscat
#5 Business Hotel in Muscat
#8 Luxury Hotel in Muscat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Muscat 4*
Number of rooms: 200
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Check into an elegant seaside hotel in Oman's thriving capital with a private beach and easy access to local businesses. The dazzling Crowne Plaza(R) Muscat hotel looks out across the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Oman from a lush clifftop in fashionable Qurum Heights. With a panoramic terrace, pool and private beach, the hotel is just a 20-minute drive from Muscat International Airport and steps from Qurum Beach with its café-lined promenade. Oman's main business and ministerial districts are 10 minutes away. Families and couples can sunbathe on the private beach and swim in a pool set in leafy gardens alive with bougainvillea and date palms. After exploring ancient Muttrah Souq and Corniche, you can savor a cool drink in our English-style Dukes Bar as the sun dips into the Gulf. For dinner, how about Italian, Persian, or lavish buffets on the terrace of Tropicana with stunning sea views? Business travelers enjoy the hotel's relaxed vibe and convenient services such as complimentary Wi-Fi and parking, 24-hour room service and a Concierge who can pre-arrange taxi fares. After work, you can re-energize in the Cliff Club Fitness Center, challenge colleagues to a game of tennis or squash and de-stress in the sauna or steam room with our compliments. With 200 stylish rooms and a convenient, prestigious location in Oman, you'll find Crowne Plaza Muscat an ideal hotel for productive business and enjoyable leisure time. ... more   less 
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