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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

5-star5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • On beach
Barr Al Jissah, Po Box 644, Muscat, 100, Oman

Muscat beachfront resort with 19 restaurants and spa
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Children's pool
    • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
    • On beach
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  • The staff and food were excellent. Highly recommendNov. 25, 2019
  • Beautiful location, excellent service. Was a very relaxing trip in a stunning setting.…Nov. 18, 2019

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

from $172 CAD
  • Family Room, 2 Bedrooms (Al Waha)
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 1 King Bed
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (Al Waha)
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed (Al Bandar)
  • Al Waha Superior, Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Terrace (Al Bandar)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Al Bandar)
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Terrace (Al Bandar)
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View (Al Waha)
  • Suite, 2 Single Beds (Al Bandar)

What’s around Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Qantab Beach - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Marina Bandar Al Rowdha - 7.5 mi / 12.1 km
  • Muscat Central Business District - 9.2 mi / 14.9 km
  • Muttrah Corniche - 10.4 mi / 16.7 km
  • Port Sultan Qaboos - 12 mi / 19.3 km
  • Muttrah Souq - 12.1 mi / 19.4 km
  • Qurum Beach - 15.4 mi / 24.8 km

Getting around

  • Muscat Intl. Airport (MCT) - 38 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 460 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for adults and up to 2 children age 5 and younger. Additional children under age 5 and children 6-11 years old will receive 50% off the adult buffet breakfast price.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free valet parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 19 restaurants
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 2005
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Azerbaijani
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Turkish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Chi The Spa has 12 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Shahrazad - This restaurant serves dinner only.

Al Tanoor - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Bait Al Bahr - This beach restaurant serves dinner only. Open daily.

Capri Court - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Samba - This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Health club
  • Marina on site
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Sauna
  • Tennis on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Nearby

  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat’s small print

Also known as

  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort Muscat
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  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Resort
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Resort Muscat
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Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

    Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.

    Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

    Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

    Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

    Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Optional extras

    Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

    Rollaway beds are available for OMR 20 per night

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of OMR 3 per person (approximately)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

    • Does Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is parking offered at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
    • Is there a pool at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
    • Are there restaurants at or near Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      Yes, there are 19 onsite restaurants.

    Recent reviews

    Fabulous 8.8 From 328 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    A truly wonderful holiday getaway.
    Relaxing and great. Really great accomodation. A bit of a shame that the description was a bit vague of the 3 hotels, that we ended up booking the wrong branch of the 3 hotels we wanted to stay but still: compliments to the establishment.
    ca2 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Unique Experience
    Great stay for three days and two nights. Wanted to stay longer. The architecture, furnishings, geographic setting, service and amenities combined for a great and unique experience. It is definitely worth paying the extra to stay in Al Bandar, Al Waha rooms are a little sparse.
    Luquman, ca2 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Wonderful break
    Fabulous place to stay, whether as a couple or a family. Great choice of bars and restaurants, polite friendly staff and great setting.
    Keith, gb4 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    The hotel was amazing, beautiful location and excellent service
    Eleonora, us4 night family trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Lovely resort
    Overall we had a lovely time at the resort. Initially they gave us a room that was freshly painted and smelled horrible upon entry. When we complained they gave us another room and we were thankful to check in a bit early. The breakfast was great and the rooms were quiet and new.
    Marie, us2 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    V nice!
    NALIN, ie2 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Wonderful stay thoroughly recommended. Food price is high but other that that great room and amazing place.
    Don, my5 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    The staff catered to our every need
    CYNTHIA, us6 night trip with friends
    Very Good 8.0
    Lunch and Dinner is very expensive here
    Dinner prices are crazy expensive. There is no restaurants in the neignorhood so you need ro take taxi into Muscat if you want to eat for a normal price. But the taxi is also expensive. So thats a real downside of this hotel. The rest of the hotel is great and we loved our stay there.
    tw7 night romance trip
    Good 6.0
    Decent but needs improving
    We stayed at Al Waha. The pictures through Hotels.com did not show the Al Waha rooms. We felt Al Waha was dated. It was difficult to get to and when we arrived the entrance did not give the wow factor. The rooms were very dated but spacious. The outdoor area - I have mixed feelings. The beach is decent but the pool and restaurant area was dated. It needs some renovations. Buffet breakfast is good but busy on Friday and Saturdays. We saw 3 turtles released at the beach which was lovely. We took the shuttle to view Al Husn, the luxury part of Shangri-La and it was beautiful although we could only access the reception and balcony area.
    Dipali, gb3 night family trip

    Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

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