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Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

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Leicestershire
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We stayed at the Al Bustan for 9 nights in March. The lobby is impressive but note that is not enough for the Sultan, who is having an even larger chandelier fitted during the forthcoming refurbishment of the hotel. This is for the 2018 Arab leaders summit, the newly opened parliamentary building is nearby. Ritz Carlton only manage the hotel,...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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This is a great place to escape from the fast-paced lives we lead today. To start with the location is excellent - the hotel is located on a secluded beach, surrounded by mountains. That immediately fuels the sense of tranquility. Second, the hotel itself has stunning architecture. When you get into the lobby you enter the world of 1001 Arabian...

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SURREY
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a lagoon room (109) with direct access to a lagoon style pool. The pool temperature was perfect, the only downside was that not all of the bubble beds worked and the surfaces were quite rough. Also the room terraces do not receive much sunlight, at least not in February, so we couldn't make use of the sunbeds...

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Padiham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We found this place when we were driving around and decided to go in for lunch. We ate on the terrace and the food was delicious, the salmon pizza is recommended, the staff were helpful and the surrounding area was beautiful. The food and drinks prices were what we expected. We stayed for the afternoon by the pool area and...

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Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything excellent each pool food service all wonderful we had a lovely relaxing time the beach was wonderful so much delicious food.there were many places to visit but because we didn't have many days we didn't go far. We went to the mosque which was quite amazing and also we went to the souk

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been familiar with the Al Bustan Palace since our first visit there in the mid-nineties when it was run by an Interconti Management. Since that time we had been there for several times and now once again - and the first time since it became a Ritz-Carlton. Best to say that it is still a good place to...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night at the hotel in March 2017 for business, beautiful hotel, looks like a palace. The view on the beach and the rocky mountains is beautiful. The service of the hotel is great. Also tried the in room dining it was great. Got a free upgrade to suite, which was great.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of the best hotel experiences of my life. This property is gorgeous. The crystal chandelier in the entrance, the breathtaking views of the beach area - everything about this place is incredible. I highly recommend getting breakfast here - the buffet is excellent. We met so many lovely people who work for this property, and had the...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights in a suite with mountain view. The suite was extremely comfortable and room service was impeccable. The beach is lovely and secluded - we only wish guests would not pre-reserve their beach chairs early in the morning for the whole day! The hotel should do something about it. Breakfast was excellent, large...

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Amman, Jordan
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow. What a treat! We spend 8 nights here and only left the resort twice. It is AMAZING! Great staff, wonderful views, great facilities, amazing restaurants, beautiful beach (1km long), breathtaking pool as well. The place is amazing with kids as well, they have activities for the kids, and the staff are very friendly to the children as well. The...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set against a dramatic backdrop of rugged mountains, Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, lies solitary amid an emerald green oasis with 200 acres of lush beachfront landscaping, overlooking the glittering azure waters of the Gulf of Oman. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Address: PO Box 1998, Muscat 114, Oman (Formerly Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel)
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Muscat
Price Range: €338 - €854 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 250
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Hotel Muttrah
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Muscat
#1 Business Hotel in Muscat
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Muscat
#4 Luxury Hotel in Muscat
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“Sea View, upper floors”
 of 5 bubbles Paul_of_Ashby, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“Ask for a sea view room on a high floor, it's worth the view.”
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“Lagoon room is great for the kids”
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