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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Positives: Peaceful. Great pool. Very nice rooms. Beautiful scenery. Helpful staff. Great breakfast. Very nice pool bar and restaurant. Good restaurants on site. Nice well-equipped gym. Negatives: can feel a bit trapped as isolated. Room service disappointing. Housekeeping not to 5 star standards. We would return but it's a bit too pricey for service and food levels. It's location is...

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Essex
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just back from a week break at Shangri La Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Waha. For over a decade we have enjoyed almost annually...our little piece of tranquil, restful and pampered luxury...at this Resort (and it's neighbouring Al Bandar) This visit was no different. So many of the talented and courteous staff recognised us....and so many we now...

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Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Tonight is our last night in the Shangri La and it's amazing. Smack on top of the ocean, the views are to die for!! The pool is lovely and big and, thankfully, heated. The hotel also has a nice big lazy river that connects from one hotel to the other. The food is of good quality but I think it...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is a bit outside the city, but well worth it. The rooms aren't wow, but the Surroundings are. The staff are friendly and helpful. The breakfast is not to bad, but I would head into town for lunch and diner.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a large family group of 11 persons who stayed over for Christmas and NY's at the child-friendly Al Waha of the three-hotel-group as we had a three-yr-old in our group. My husband and I stayed the longest - for 16 days so we really experienced it all! The location is spectacular, the beach is better than those of...

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

Dear Skib99 Thank you and your family for spending your holidays with us and taking time to share this very detailed and constructive review. I am very happy that you have enjoyed your time with us and I appreciate your feedback given on few areas which I will share with the teams as well. We are looking forward to welcoming...

Reading, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at AL Waha (Shangri La) for 5 nights in December 2016....its such a beautiful place...excellent facilities, staff is super helpful....perfect for families, lots of activities to do. It was my daughter's 4 birthday and we wanted to go somewhere close and special and i am so glad we chose this location and hotel. We all loved it. Its expensive...

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

Dear Vik198204, Thank you and your family for spending your holidays with us and taking time to share this constructive feedback. I am very happy that you have enjoyed your time with us and I appreciate your feedback given on few areas which I will look into. We are looking forward to welcoming you and your family back to our...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to this hotel, as none of the other luxury hotels in Muscat are child-friendly. To be fair, the kids facilities are fantastic, but at over $1,000 per night (before they levy their compulsory "service charge" and taxes) for a family room, this place just makes no sense... Stay at the Chedi instead.

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

Dear molitor5 Thank you and your family for spending your holidays with us and taking time to share your review. I am sorry to that you could not enjoy your holidays as expected and our General Manager Juergen Doerr is writing to you on a separate note. Warm Regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to spend a pre Christmas week in Muscat before returning to the UK for Christmas Day. What a good idea. This hotel was superb in every way and we could not fault the food, room or staff. They were all wonderful. I cannot recommend the Al Waha highly enough for families and their facilities such as spa and...

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

Dear kimeeles Thank you for Spending your Christmas Holidays with us and taking time to share this short and sweet 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

new york
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Initially we opted booking a destination 4hrs from london but weather being a bit more chill so we choose Oman which has been throughout our stay between 26/30C The people are so lovely, and service was great we opted for half board and had choice out of 2 great restaurants and tried several places not part of the half board...

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

Dear umanyc Thank you for spending your holiday with us and taking time to share this lovely feedback. 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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Muscat after a gap of 10 years along with my family and a group of extended relatives during the Eid holidays and it was a wonderful break, as I was pleasantly surprised at the discovery of the Bar Al Jissah resort that probably got made when I stopped visiting Muscat almost a decade back. The drive up to...

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

Dear The_Karanis Thank you and to your family for spending your holiday with us and taking time to share this wonderful feedback. I am happy to hear that you had such a great time with us and we are looking forward to welcoming you back for another well deserved holiday in our resort and Oman. Warm Regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident...

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

Address: PO Box 644, Barr Al Jissah 113, Oman
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Barr Al Jissah
Price Range: €195 - €387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha 5*
Number of rooms: 262
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Also Known As:
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha Hotel Muscat Governorate
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort And Spa-Al Waha
Shangri Las Muscat
Shangri Las Al Waha
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“for families - chose al waha. Its brilliant.”
 of 5 bubbles Vik198204, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor ocean view facing the sea eg 3030”
 of 5 bubbles kimeeles, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Do try breakfast at different hotels, as it does vary in choice and ambience.”
 of 5 bubbles Naresh_Karani, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pay extra and stay at Al-Husn unless you have kids then this one is the closest to those facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles acfraser1011, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pool facing room on the ground floor are convenient for families with little kids.”
 of 5 bubbles Gayane7, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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