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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Barr Al Jissah
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Reviewed July 27, 2013

This hotel is well worth a trip! Great sea views and very peaceful. Food is of a high standard and the staff are very friendly. Cant wait to go back. The lazy river is great fun. To sit and drink milkshakes over the sea was a highlight for me. It was all in all a very comfortable stay and very relaxing. We stayed during very low season (ramadan) but truly memorable.

Room Tip: We stayed on the high level which means your able to see the sea view in all its true form.
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We had the best view from RM 1317!! Beautiful! Loved the balcony and the room!! We had so much fun!! Truly memorable!! Our fridge was restocked everday! The Sultanah staff Richard helped us to plan our days adventures. We went to the Wadi Ash Shab and swam in a fresh water cave and waterfall. We wen to the Muttah Souk! Great fun!!!

Room Tip: Perfect Room! 1317
  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

The hotel is situated in a very beautiful bay and the gardens and pools are really nice to relax.
Even if we stayed during absolute low season there the food was plenty of choices and very good quality.

Room Tip: The AC is quite noisy to be honest but since the whole hotel is quite good airconditioned it could b...
  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Lutz W
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

The al Husn hotel at the Barr al Jissa resort is a real gem. Relaxing and luxurious. The staff are excellent, the rooms well appointed and comfortable. Not the cheapest place, but worth every penny. We will go back.

Room Tip: Sort out the strange lighting system before you go to sleep, otherwise you will be flashing lights a...
  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2013

Dear Tkandhebro, Thank for your review on TripAdvisor in regards to your recent break at the resort. I am happy to read you enjoyed your escape from the city and appreciate your feedback on the staff and facilities. Warm regards, Mark Kirk

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

My husband surprised me with a long weekend birthday trip to this resort and what a surprise it was! The resort was so relaxing, our room was very spacious and the pool and beach areas are just stunning.

The food is delicious, we ate at the Tapas restaurant one night and Bait al Bahar, the seafood restaurant, the next, both were really fantastic. Lunch at Circles was also delicious and the breakfast was very extensive, we loved the fresh honey, the hot chocolate with marshmallows and the breakfast sushi...great ideas! :)

Lovely pool areas, nice touch that you get a cooler box along with cold towels, pieces of fruit and your sunglasses are even cleaned for you!

The gym is well equip also and we loved the Power Plate, most gym's don't have this facility so we were pleasantly surprised, the staff were very friendly and on hand with help over how to use the machines etc.

The beach is extremely clean and we loved seeing the Omani Sea Turtles and the water-sports were very fun!

My birthday was celebrated with a yummy chocolate cake, which was brought to our room with a little note! Thank you very much!

This hotel is a must for a break in Oman and we will definitely be returning! Fabulous! :)

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2013

Dear Morjen, Thank you for celebrating your birthday at the resort and taking the time to share your feedback with the readers of TripAdvisor. Thank you for your positive review and I am delighted you had the chance to see the turtles. Your pictures are great and thank you for sharing them. Warm regards, Mark Kirk

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Fantastic hotel. Wonderful location in the mountains. Pools great for children. The beach was very pretty. Service excellent and all the Staff friendly and helpful. Overall very relaxing. We will definitely stay again.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2013

Dear p_i_churchill, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with your family. Your comments on the staff are sincerely appreciated and go a long way to motivate them to continue to provide excellent service. Hopefully you will return soon. Warm regards, Mark Kirk

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

The service is good and a relaxing place to spend the weekend at. We ordered food from the room service and it was amazing delightful and yummy. The room was super dirty o couldn't even spend the night there, the bathroom is dirty, the couch in the room was dirty, the spoons in the coffee cabinet were dirty. Next time I won't book a room there, I can only go enjoy the beach and then go home

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2013

Dear Sabina S, Thank you for staying with us recently and sharing your feedback with the readers of TripAdvisor, while I am delighted you enjoyed the food and the services of the resort I am very concerned about your comments in regards to the cleanliness of the room. Please accept my apologies for any disappointment caused. It would certainly be helpful to me if you could contact me directly on mark.kirk@shangri-la.com and provide some additional feedback. Warm regards, Mark Kirk

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

Address: Barr Al Jissah, Muscat 113, Oman
Location: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Muscat > Barr Al Jissah
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Barr Al Jissah
Price Range: $194 - $494 (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 And Spa-Al Bandar
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar Hotel Muscat Governorate
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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