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5.0 out of 5

"quiet and comfortable. You require a car to tour the surrounding areas and visit seaside towns and Muscat. restaurants, spa, pool all excellent " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 28 Oct 2016

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Muscat awaits you at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa. You'll be 6.8 km (4.2 mi) from Qantab Beach and 16.7 km (10.4 mi) from Muttrah Corniche. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 19 restaurants, 2 outdoor swimming pools, and a full-service spa.

All 460 rooms feature free WiFi, balconies or patios, and TVs. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium linens invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like soaking tubs and bathrobes. Separate bathtubs and showers, free bottled water, and safes are also available.

A relaxing visit to Chi The Spa can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, aromatherapy, and reflexology along with access to the sauna. The restaurant, Shahrazad, is open for dinner. With 2 poolside bars and 5 bars/lounges to choose from, you can enjoy a drink at the resort. Spend the day at the beach where you'll find sun loungers, and enjoy the 2 outdoor tennis courts and marina. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a health club, and a lazy river. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 11:00 AM. There's also free valet parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Attractions within a 30-minute drive of this 5-star Muscat resort include Port Sultan Qaboos and Muttrah Souq.

Al Waha Superior, Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$150* Per night/room 15 Mar. - 16 Mar.

Room, 2 Single Beds, Terrace (Al Bandar)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed (Al Bandar)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room, 2 Bedrooms (Al Waha)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Terrace (Al Bandar)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

Family (1)
5 out of 5

beautiful location by the sea

Pros: stunning location great for families and couples
Location: take a hike in a wadi
quiet and comfortable. You require a car to tour the surrounding areas and visit seaside towns and Muscat. restaurants, spa, pool all excellent

Posted by , from Manly Australia on 28 Oct. 2016

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About the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

Location Barr Al Jissah, Muscat, 100

Property Features

Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. At Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 19 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 poolside bars and 5 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club. Self parking and valet parking are free. This 5-star Muscat resort is smoke free.

  • 460 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 19 dining venues
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 5 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2005
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Grocery service (free)
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Muscat Intl. Airport (MCT) (45.8 km / 28.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa offers 460 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Electric kettle
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

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.

A complimentary grocery shopping service is offered and 24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 12
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

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.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for OMR 20 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. 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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. 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. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: OMR 3 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: OMR 20 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Al Jissah Resort
  • Barr Al Jissah Resort
  • Jissah
  • Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah
  • Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Muscat
  • Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort
  • Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah
  • Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort Spa
  • Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort Spa
  • Shangri La Barr Al Jissah &
  • 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

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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