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    Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Bandar

    Barr Al Jissah, Muscat 113, Oman
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
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    • Average6%
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    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

    Stayed over Christmas and had a lovely time. Staff friendly, rooms very comfortable and excellent choice of food. No need to leave the resort if you just want to relax. Plenty of sun loungers and pool staff bring ice cold water in cool boxes which...More

    Thank Anne B
    Response from markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al BandarResponded 14 January 2015

    Dear Ann B, Thank you for the great review of the resort. Like many guests have mentioned I am happy you appreciated the cool box with the complimentary water. While it is nice to read you did not feel the need to leave the resort,...More

    Reviewed 11 January 2015

    We had a very comfortable four-day stay at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah. Food buffet (we had breakfasts and dinners) were great with lots of choices. The place is very comfortable, but a bit remote from the commercial districts in Capital Area.

    Thank JantienK
    Response from markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al BandarResponded 14 January 2015

    Dear JantienK, Thank you for taking your time to review the resort on TripAdvisor, I appreciate the complementary feedback on the food and service which I will share with the team. Warm regards, Mark Kirk

    Reviewed 10 January 2015

    I am not one for large resorts, but now that I have a child, I have really started to appreciate the Shangri La. It's a noisy scene (the exclusive adults only hotel probably isn't) but it has so many options, and great service. The rooms...More

    3  Thank Anamika47
    Response from markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al BandarResponded 14 January 2015

    Dear manjuppins, Thank you for the wonderful review posted on TripAdvisor. I really do appreciate you highlighting all the activities (mostly free) in your review and I am sure it will give future guests a bucket list of activities to participate in while they are...More

    Reviewed 8 January 2015

    Very nice hotel, which offers 3 types of hotels within one resort. You should check your hotel reservation carefully in order to choose the right one for you. The resort allows you to pick from a family-type, business-type and couple-type hotel. The resort offers plenty...More

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    Thank Markus L
    Response from markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al BandarResponded 12 January 2015

    Dear Markus L, Thank you for taking your time to review the resort. I appreciate the way you have explained the differences between the three hotels situated at the resort. We do always highly recommend Al Waha for families with young children as this is...More

    Reviewed 8 January 2015

    I need a weekend retreat from working and travelling in the UAE and Muscat. Excellent resort hotel with large, clean and warm pools, excellent service throughout and small private beach. I used the Gym 2/3 of the restaurants. Breakfast buffet better than most.More

    Thank grahamrp
    Response from markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al BandarResponded 12 January 2015

    Dear grahamrp, I am delighted to read from your review that you had a great break from your assignment in the UAE. The resort is extremely popular for guests residing in the neighboring GCC countries as Oman provides a unique Arabian experience and is a...More

    Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha
    1,119 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Barr Al Jissah
     
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$176 - US$440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 198
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    • Location
    • Oman >
    • Muscat Governorate >
    • Muscat >
    • Barr Al Jissah
    • 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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    Mohammed A
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from Cledion T | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do have complimentary but limited to Muttrah only a tourist spot itself. No need for reservations but worthy to do one from the room specially on peak season. You can contact local tourism companies should you... More
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    Response from Cledion T | Reviewed this property |
    15 rials is a fair price.
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    Response from nosmo-king-1948 | Reviewed this property |
    Al Bandar is basically for adults; Al Waha is orientated around the children.
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    "The hotel set up to give all rooms a sea view so the corridors are long and thin. Some rooms are a long walk..."
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