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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at the hotel many times over the years and it is true that many of the rooms and the hotel itself are a little dated. However, I can overlook that due to the great staff and service, plus the location. There was a large building site (new Intercon?), that now takes up much of the old garden...

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear Ian J, thank you very much for your positive feedback on tripadvisor. I am sincerely thankful for your loyalty and hope even that the development around us is progressing we will have the chance to welcome you again and again. with kind regards Oliver Geyer Resident Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I had been really a wonderful experience of my life. The interior decoration and staff and the food provided us all are really able to be appreciate. The food decor is very nice and the ambiance that was created is really exceptional I can't forgot the day that spent here.

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear Nicole B, thank you so much for your fantastic feedback on tripadvisor. I am very glad that our people were able to deliver a great experience and memories. This describes very well the true Omani hospitality. I sincerely hope to see you soon again. with kind regards Oliver Geyer Resident Manager

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 24 July 2015

I have stayed in other Intercontinental hotels in 3 different countries. This one isn't really up to the standard, I am bit surprised how IHG allows this! Just to give you a sample: - bathroom door doesn't lock easily, a pain when you have 1 .5yrs old running around - balcony wasn't cleaned when we took the room, cigarette butts...

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear EasyNot Cheap, thank you for your valuable feedback on tripadvisor. Please accept my sincere apologies for your experience and the feeling that we are not up to the standard where we should be. Certainly we are one of the older properties within this region, but we are doing our utmost to maintain it on a high standard. Surely this...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Excellent hotel, friendly staff, great location and very good food. We stayed here for a week in July .....quite hot and was during Ramadan, however the staff where great and very accommodating given we had a little one travel with us.....pool, beach were a lot of fun. Breakfast buffet was the best I have seen in Muscat. Highly recommend staying...

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear Kartikarya24, thank you so much for your fantastic feedback. I am glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us especially as it was during Ramadan with limited offerings. I hope you will come back also during another time of the year to experience all our facilities, especially restaurants. with kind regards Oliver Geyer Resident Manager

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 July 2015

i stayed at this beautiful old style hotel with modern amenities this past weekend. Khamis the manager, went out of his way to make sure that we were always happy. he even went out of his way just to call our room just to say hello and asked about our day. i have never experienced such a sense of guest...

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear chanel g, thank you so much for your fantastic feedback. Especially that you mention Khamis by name makes me proud to work with him. I can assure you that we will be celebrated on a special occasion because of your comment. I sincerely hope we will see you soon again. with kind regards Oliver Geyer Resident Manager

Nijkerk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Very good hotel!! Twice i have stayed here for business and everytime when you arrive they make you feel at home. At the check in they will try and organize whatever they can for you if you want. The bar is a really nice place for a drink and a meal, allways busy and bustling. The rooms are nice, only...

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear BobKoster, thank you so much for your great feedback on tripadvisor. I am happy to read that even on a business trip you could enjoy all our facilities. This combination together with the location is certainly unique within Muscat. I hope to see you soon again. with kind regards Oliver Geyer Resident Manager

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 12 July 2015

When i first booked this hotel I compared the benefits of a Club Room vs normal room and decided on the Club Room, I am so glad i did! I emailed the hotel directly (after originally booking via Booking.com) and they assured me that the the benefits would remain during ramadan, including 2 hours free alcohol consumption in the evening...

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear hj-smith2013, thank you so much for your fantastic feedback on tripadvisor. I am so proud to work with such a fantastic team. I can assure you that they will get celebrated on a special occasion, especially Alicia as she is mentioned in your review. I sincerely hope to see you soon again in Muscat. with kind regards Oliver Geyer...

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The Intercontinental is my favorite hotel in Oman. I used to go here a lot for business and even for pleasure this hotel is my favorite. I regard this as my second home in Oman. The hotel is one of the oldest ones in Oman but it has been kept very well 'up-to-date' over time. Staff is very friendly, the...

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear Frans M, thank you so much for your excellent feedback on tripadvisor. It is great to read that you are keep coming back. We are very proud to be a hybrid hotel which can support business travelers to be successful, but also has great facilities for leisure time to relax. We strongly believe the above combined with the fantastic...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I stayed there for a couple of days for a business trip , great hotel ,rooms are old though,try to take a room in higher floor with a nice view,pool is very nice food is great and right next to trader vics and a shopping/restaurant area, close by business area.

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear Mahmoud A, thank you very much for your positive feedback on tripadvisor. I am very glad to read that you enjoyed our location and facilities. Together they are unique in Muscat. I sincerely hope to see you soon again. with kind regards Oliver Geyer Resident Manager

Dartmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Whilst working in Muscat I spent my afternoons either by the pool or in the gym at the InterCon. All the staff are wonderful and make a real effort to get to know the guests, especially the regular families which come from the Embassy districts. Gym is great, a wide range of free weights and lots of machines- those not...

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Oliver G, Manager at InterContinental Hotel Muscat, responded to this review

Dear duffduffmcduff, thank you very much for sharing your positive experience with other travelers. I could not more agree that we can offer certainly a great balance between being a business hotel, but also having great recreational facilities. But most importantly are our people and I am proud that my colleagues were able to engage with you. I surely hope...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Food & drink at the hotel
Trader Vic's in InterContinental Hotel
Trader Vic's in InterContinental Hotel
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Bar, Asian, Polynesian
Musandam Restaurant Intercontinental Hotel
Musandam Restaurant Intercontinental Hotel
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Middle Eastern, Seafood, British
Tomato Restaurant
Tomato Restaurant
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
InterContinental Muscat is a 35-acre oasis in the heart of the city s premier residential, government and diplomatic quarter. The business and commercial district is close by, as are must-see sights including the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Bait Al Zubair Museum and Amouage Perfume Factory. For shoppers, the Muttrah Souk is the essence of Muscat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Hotel Muscat

Address: Al Kharjiya Street | Al Shati Area, Muscat 113, Oman
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Muscat
Price Range: €203 - €306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Hotel Muscat 5*
Number of rooms: 258
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Intercontinental Muscat
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Muscat
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Muscat
#8 Business Hotel in Muscat
#11 Luxury Hotel in Muscat
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Get room facing the sea as car park / road side very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Mrchrish2013, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all floors equally accessible, higher floors for better view”
 of 5 bubbles edyta235, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request room on the WEST as there is construction on the East / worth booking beach / garden view as alternative is overlooking car park”
 of 5 bubbles Syar85, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There was construction going on facing my room number 337, may be you can ask to choose a room facing the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles motaza469, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“beach - pool view rooms are good value for money”
 of 5 bubbles Pete12342014, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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