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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

5-star5 stars
Barr Al JissahPo Box 644, Muscat100Oman

Muscat beachfront resort with 20 restaurants, spa
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Superb9.0
Service
Fantastic service
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Location
Great location
Food
Delicious food
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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

from $208
  • 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
  • Al Bandar Deluxe Terrace King
  • Al Bandar One Bed Suite King
  • Al Bandar Deluxe Terrace Twin

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

Landmarks

  • Qantab Beach - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Marina Bandar Al Rowdha - 7.5 mi / 12.1 km
  • Muscat Central Business District - 9.2 mi / 14.8 km
  • Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace - 9.5 mi / 15.2 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

Getting around

  • Muscat (MCT-Seeb Intl.) - 38 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

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

Nestled against the dramatic backdrop of rugged mountains and pristine waters of the Gulf of Oman, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa features 2 hotel wings, Al Bandar and Al Waha. Al Waha hotel, with a minimum room size of 32 sqm each is the ideal getaway for families. Guests can enjoy a balcony or patio facing the sea or pool. Al Bandar hotel offers rooms with a minimum of 38 sqm of space, a balcony or terrace with views of the garden, sea or pools. It is resort’s focal point with top-rated restaurants and bars. Its huge pool provides half-immersed sunbeds, a Jacuzzi and children’s pool.

All guests have full access to facilities available across Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa. The resort offers a 500-metre beach, 6 swimming pools supervised by lifeguards and a 550-metre Lazy River floating between the 2 hotels' main swimming pools. Thrilling watersports activities hydro-sport jet packing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, clear-bottom kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and so much more. Guests have access to a total of 19 bars and restaurants across the resort. There are 7 main restaurants, 2 all-day dining outlets, 2 pool bars, 2 lobby lounges, 6 cafes and bars. Bait Al Bahr is the seafood restaurant with splendid terrace views of the sea; BAB Lounge is Muscat’s only rooftop venue; and Capri Court sophisticated Italian restaurant. Guests have access to 2 additional restaurants, Shahrazad and Sultanah, in the adjacent Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa.

Muscat International Airport is a 45-minute drive away. Muscat City Centre Mall can be reached by car in 25 minutes. Central Muscat is a 15-minute drive away. Tours of nearby historic sites, desert safaris and boat excursions can be arranged. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire resort.

This ecofriendly hotel also hosts Turtle Ranger programme that protects and nurtures new hatch-lings and turtle nests.

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 460 apartments
  • 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

At the resort

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 - 2
  • Year Built 2005
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the apartment

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 features some of the largest and most luxurious private spa suites and villas in Oman, all within a secluded setting among lush gardens. There are 12 treatment villas. Each has a private bathroom, vanity area, indoor and outdoor shower, and relaxation area.

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 property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 363 reviews

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat
Exceptional10.0
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa
The stay was amazing. We enjoyed every bit of it.
Abdullah, us1 night trip
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat
Exceptional10.0
Amazing hotel with great and motivated staff.
Zsolt, us1 night trip
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

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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat

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