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    Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar Hotel

    Barr Al Jissah, Muscat 113, Oman
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    • Excellent67%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This resort was advertised as “ideal for adults and couples” however there were literally hundreds of infants and small children on the property. The resort itself is lovely and the staff could not be more helpful, unfortunately our visit was somewhat spoiled by it resembling...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We always new this was going to be far from boutique as Shangrilah hotels are always large so we weren't disappointed that this wasn't an intimate experience. However, despite the amazing location and romantic setting the hotel felt cold and charmless. The building and fixtures...More

    Thank LiamFarrell23
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    My family and I spent a one day stay there and we felt it is like a never ending story . A place takes you away from the whole world . Service , staff , the property is amazing , th food is great ,...More

    Thank khalid a
    Response from Jürgen D, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Dear khalid a, thank you for taking time to share your heartfelt feedback. We take great pride in caring for our guests so I’m delighted to hear you enjoyed your precious holiday with us. Many thanks for choosing to stay at Al Bandar hotel. With...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is truly a family hotel. You don't have to worry about your kids, just take them to Lazy rive, fun zone, splash pads, slides and much more. And if you want some time alone, let them enjoy at fun zone, the hotel provides babysitting...More

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    Thank Adnan A
    Response from Jürgen D, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Adnan A, thank you very much for your feedback after your recent stay with us. We are happy to read here that you enjoyed your stay with us, and were able to take advantage of our facilities and services. Your praises meant a lot...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I booke for deluxe room but they upgraded me to primer seaview room. They also arranged some amenities in the room as it was my birthday. Cake, sweets, fruits and flowers. We had a very good breakfast in al tanoor restaurant. And all the staff...More

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    Response from Jürgen D, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Dear pontemayorhi, thank you on simply “delightful” review! It makes us all very proud of what we do and it gives us a boost of energy and drives us on. We as a team are thrilled you have enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you...More

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    • Number of rooms
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    • Also Known As
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    • Shangri Las Muscat ,
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    1 December 2017|
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    Response from RuediWyss | Reviewed this property |
    b&b , half board and full board available, Minibar in the room, alcoholic Drinks have to be paid additionally.
    Mohammed A
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from gavin l | Reviewed this property |
    I wouldn't bother with the upgrade (unless it is free). The rooms at Al Waha are of good quality and quite spacious
    Mohammed A
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from Bernhard73 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, they do have complimentary shuttle services to Muscat. I would recommend to announce a bit in advance if you want to go - as then a place is certain for you.
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    "Beach view always the best"
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    "Sea view was definitely worth having. Check location if you have mobility issues as very long corridors"
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    "sea view worth it, choose Al Bandar rather than Al Jisah if you can"
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    "choose the ground floor rooms facing sea and the lazy river"
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