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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

5-star5 stars
Barr Al JissahPo Box 644, Muscat100Oman

Barr Al Jissah beachfront resort with 20 restaurants, spa
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Superb9.0
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Service
Fantastic service
Food
Delicious food
Comfort
More comfort would be nice
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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

from $286
  • Al Waha Family Room
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 1 King Bed
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (Al Waha)
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed
  • Al Bandar Premier Room King
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 2 Twin Beds, Sea View
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Twin Beds, Sea View
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Twin Beds

About Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

Location.
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa is located in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, five kilometres from Muscat's old city.

Hotel Features.
A luxury beachfront resort, Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa is set on a 124-acre site along the Arabian Peninsula and bordered by the Gulf of Oman. The resort comprises three hotels: Al Waha, Al Bandar and the exclusive Al Husn hotel, and has three private beaches on site one of which is for Al Husn guests only. Guests of the resort can enjoy pampering body and massage therapies at CHI, The Spa, a self contained village with 12 treatment villas.

There are 20 restaurants, 9 informal cafes, 2 pool bars, as well as 3 lounges and bars at Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort; offering dining options from traditional Middle Eastern specialties to Latin American steaks, pizzas and snacks.

Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa has a gym with sea views, 3 tennis courts and three outdoor pools, two of which are connected by a lazy river. The pool at Al Husn is exclusively for Al Husn guests. There is a marina and a dive center offers snorkel ling, dive courses and sailing. There is also a teens' club. Business amenities include 12 meeting rooms.

Guestrooms.
There are 198 guestrooms at Al Bandar, 262 at Al Waha, and 180 at Al Husn. All rooms have contemporary decor with traditional Omani design features and artworks. Guestrooms extend to balconies or patios with pool or sea views, and include free WiFi, complimentary bottled water, LED satellite TVs, minibars, and bathrooms with separate tubs and showers, bathrobes and slippers. Rooms at Al Husn are larger (48 square metres), have sea views and include DVD players, CD players, and complimentary iPod rentals. Baby cots/infant beds are available on request.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 640 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free valet parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • 20 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • 9 coffee shops/cafés
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Lazy river
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fishing on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Marina on site
  • Beach towels
  • Tennis on site
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 12
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built 2005
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La is the most extensive and well-appointed private spa in Oman, with twelve treatment villas. Guests can enjoy the experience of the unique CHI Water Oasis, featuring a vitality hydro pool, a herbal steam room, tundra and tropical showers, an ice fountain and a relaxation area inviting guests to linger in the restorative ambience of CHI. Guests can also book the Rhassul and Hammam to truly unwind and relax.

Dining

Shahrazad - This restaurant serves dinner only.

Al Tanoor - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Bait Al Bahr - This beach restaurant serves dinner only.

Capri Court - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Samba - This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Marina on site
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Sauna
  • Tennis on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Tennis lessons on site

Nearby

  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat’s small print

Also known as

  • Al Jissah Resort
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah
  • 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

Policies

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for OMR 23.4 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

Landmarks

  • Qantab Beach - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • Marina Bandar Al Rowdha - 7.5 mi / 12.1 km
  • Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace - 9.5 mi / 15.3 km
  • National Museum of Oman - 9.5 mi / 15.3 km
  • Omani-French Museum - 9.9 mi / 15.9 km
  • Bayt Al Zubair Museum - 9.9 mi / 16 km
  • Al Jalali Fort - 10 mi / 16 km
  • Bait Muzna Gallery - 10 mi / 16 km

Getting around

  • Muscat (MCT-Seeb Intl.) - 40 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 330 reviews

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat
Exceptional10.0
Great hotel!!
Great hotel - comfy beds, nice pool and beach area, good choice of food for all meals and very friendly staff! Would highly recommend!
Emma, us2 night trip
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat
Exceptional10.0
Just do it.
What a great stay. Incredible views, and location. Amazing stay.
Steven, us2 night trip with friends
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat
Very Good8.0
Nice but missing some charm
Nice resort and facilities. Somehow a bit too touristy and missing some charm. There is no quiet in the resort, you can hear your room neighbors easily.
A Traveler, us10 night family trip
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat
Exceptional10.0
A piece of heaven!
Melvin the manager along with his breakfast crew was ablaze with generous hospitality. The spa and girls who work it (especially the girl named apple) was awesome Overall the hotel was a piece of paradise the location is a world away. Going back next year
SHANTA, us9 night family trip
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat
Exceptional10.0
Best resort ever but -Hotel location ia bad because ita far from alot of things - the price its too high not that much
Yousif, us1 night trip with friends

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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

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