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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with our 18 month old in November and had a fantastic holiday experience. We stayed at the Al Waha part. If you have been to other 5* places then the reception welcome and the concierge don't quite meet up to expectations, e.g. you have to queue to check in and not offered a fresh drink etc however the... More 

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

Dear ZandMC Thank you for spending your holiday with us and taking the time to share your very detailed review. I am happy that you overall had a good time with us and I appreciate your feedback given on a few areas. I am looking forward to see in our resort very soon. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First the positive, the resort facilities are excellent and well maintained . A walk at night along the beach highly recommended with the lit up mountains. Mini golf is a must do for break from the pools and beach. Stayed in an Albandar premium room sea facing. The rooms are dated. We had a side on view of the sea.... More 

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

Dear Roaming4free Thank you and your family for spending your holidays with us and taking the time to share your constructive feedback. I am delighted you have enjoyed your time with us and appreciate the concerns you share as well.I hope will give us another chance when you return to Muscat. Warm Regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

PARIS
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location, nice hotel, nothing to say except that the Hotel is a bit far away from Muscat. We stayed on the best hotel of the three. The sea is like on aquarium. The food is diverse and there is a lot of restaurants in the ressort.

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

Dear franckmougin Thank you for spending your holidays with us and taking the time to share your short and sweet review. I am happy that you have had such a great time with us and we are looking forward to seeing you soon again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular location but its remoteness makes it difficult to experience local culture, furthermore lack of competition means hotel restaurants are expensive. Be aware of the characteristics / target customer profile of the 3 hotels making up the resort

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

Dear Alan B Thank you for spending your holiday with us and taking the time to share your very detailed review. I am happy that you overall had a good time with us and I appreciate your feedback given on a few areas. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thos is an incredible resort totaly recomended for holidays or events as weddings. Everything is modern, clean and exquisit. The internet conection works surpresily very well. My recomendation is to go in best weather season, cause is hot.

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

Dear Bulbul S Thank you for spending your weekend with us and taking the time to share your lovely review. I am happy that you have had such a great time with us and we are looking forward to seeing you soon again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

London
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort has fantastic facilities and is in a great location for a relaxing getaway. However it is let down by the standard of service and the quality of the food - certainly not providing good value for money. The Al Waha hotel is far inferior to Al Bandar, even down to the beach towels provided, which is a shame... More 

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

Dear WohWohWoh Thank you for spending your holidays at our resort and taking the time to share this review. I am very sorry to hear about some of your experiences and I appreciate your feedback given on a few areas for improvements which we will look into. Nevertheless I am very happy that you enjoyed your time with us and... More 

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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shangri La is located on the outskirts of Muscat. Location and property wise, it's right on the mark. Staff is friendly and rooms spacious. The best thing is that it gives you an experience on three different hotels within one hotel. The beach it clean and maintained. Sunrise and Sunset are worth the hype. The pool is good and you... More 

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

Dear Amish7us Thank you for spending your holidays with us taking the time to share your wonderful review. I am happy that you have enjoyed your time at our resort and in Oman so much. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for another holiday hopefully soon again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there a weekend spend. A well organised resort with ample activities for all age groups. A sea facing rooms with excellent breeze to keep one comfortable even in summer. It has a turtle conservation facility with turtle watching.

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

Dear RenjitKJ Thank you for spending your weekend with us and taking the time to share your lovely review. I am happy that you have had such a great time with us and we are looking forward to seeing you soon again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breathtaking location - right on the beach with lush gardens, beautiful pool area. The Half Board package included snacks at the pool bar and also buffet in the main restaurant which was outstanding. Great selection of middle eastern and Mediterranean options. We did the Dolphin excursion which was worth every penny - amazing! surrounded by pods and pods of dolphins.... More 

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

Dear Paula G, Thank you for spending your wonderful holiday at our resort and taking the time to share this lovely review. I am so happy that you had such a memorable time and we are looking forward to welcoming you back for another in our resort and Oman. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location and lots to do. Is a little pricey but is worth the money. Staff can be slow at service and for a more upmarket hotel you still have the problems of getting a sunbed, unless you get up at the crack of dawn to reserve your bed. No shop to buy water, or snacks only through hotel which... More 

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

Dear 480jennieh, Thank you for spending your holidays at our resort and taking the time to share this review. I am very sorry to hear about some of your experiences. Nevertheless I am very happy that you enjoyed your time with us and I hope you will have a chance to return soon to our resort. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • 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

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

Address: Barr Al Jissah 113, Oman
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Barr Al Jissah
Price Range: $372 - $985 (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
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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“pool view rooms are absolutely fine, wouldn't pay more for sea view. Ground floor rooms opens straight into pool area - less private”
 of 5 bubbles ZandMC, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beach front views”
 of 5 bubbles subinm2014, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the cheaper hotel next door and use all the facilities of this hotel for free anyway!”
 of 5 bubbles impgreene, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“if you have matan culb membership I advise to use it”
 of 5 bubbles Ra7al_Oman, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“higher floor for seaview rooms and lower level for pool-side rooms”
 of 5 bubbles j0Kar, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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