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Fanar Hotel and Residences

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Sports facility
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
3 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of Fanar Hotel and Residences

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Fanar Hotel and Residences

5.0 star property
Beachfront hotel in Salalah with spa and beach bar

8.2/10 Very Good

87 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
The price is $86
Price available on 3/2/2023
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Salalah, Salalah

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach

Getting around

  • Salalah (SLL) - 28 min drive
  • Airport pick-up service

Restaurants

  • The Island Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Tropic Island Bar - 10 min walk
  • The Beach - 15 min walk
  • Favorite - 11 min drive
  • Ahla Restaurant - 11 min drive

About this property

Fanar Hotel and Residences

Fanar Hotel and Residences offers a private beach where you can enjoy beach umbrellas, volleyball, and beachside drinks. 3 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in massages and aromatherapy. The Souk, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 bars/lounges, a marina, and a free kid's club. The helpful staff and breakfast get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

Arabic, English, Georgian, German, Hindi, Italian, Russian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 400 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM - 6 AM
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 1 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Babysitting*
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Transfers

  • Airport pickup on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Water dispenser

Traveling with children

  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Free supervised childcare/activities

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Tennis
  • Beach volleyball
  • Ecotours
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Shopping

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Bike storage
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • Built in 2015
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fitness center
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Bicycle parking
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina
  • 2 spa tubs
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • At least 80% of food locally-sourced
  • At least 80% organic food
  • Vegan dining options
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Humane treatment of captive wild animals
  • Locally-owned & organized tours & activities
  • Local artist showcase
  • At least 10% of profits reinvested in community & sustainability
  • Local culture & ecosystem education
  • 100% renewable energy
  • Double-glazed windows
  • At least 80% lighting from LEDs
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • Water dispenser

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Georgian
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Russian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Reusable coffee/tea filters

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Bulk dispenser for toiletries
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • Energy-saving features in guestrooms
  • LED light bulbs
  • Composting
  • Recycling
  • Water-efficient showers only
  • Water-efficient toilets only

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Al Wahla spa. Services include massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

The Souk - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Aubergine - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.
Sammak - Onsite diner. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of OMR 8 for adults and OMR 8 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of OMR 20 per vehicle. Maximum occupancy 3

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from May 01 to October 14:
  • Children's club

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 16 years old are only allowed with adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; 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; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

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.

Contactless check-in is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. </p><p>This property uses solar energy, plus a grey water recycling system and eco-friendly cleaning products. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Fanar Hotel Salalah
Fanar Hotel
Fanar Salalah
Al Fanar Hotel Residences
Fanar Hotel Residences
Fanar And Residences Salalah
Fanar Hotel and Residences Hotel
Fanar Hotel and Residences Salalah
Fanar Hotel and Residences Hotel Salalah

Frequently asked questions

Does Fanar Hotel and Residences offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Fanar Hotel and Residences does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Fanar Hotel and Residences?
As of Feb 3, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Fanar Hotel and Residences on Mar 2, 2023 start from $86, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Fanar Hotel and Residences?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Fanar Hotel and Residences?
Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Fanar Hotel and Residences?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Fanar Hotel and Residences?
Yes, there's free self parking. Electric vehicle charging is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Fanar Hotel and Residences?
Yes, a shuttle from the airport to the hotel is available. The charge is OMR 20 per vehicle.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Fanar Hotel and Residences?
You can check in from 3 PM - 6 AM. Check-out time is 1 PM. Express check-out and contactless check-in are available.
What is there to do at Fanar Hotel and Residences and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like horseback riding and volleyball, and practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in one of the 2 spa tubs. Fanar Hotel and Residences also has 3 outdoor pools, 2 bars, and a private beach, as well as a sauna, a steam room, and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Fanar Hotel and Residences?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include The Island Restaurant (4-min walk), Tropic Island Bar (10-min walk), and The Beach (15-min walk).
Does Fanar Hotel and Residences have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony.

Reviews

8.2

Very Good

8.6/10

Cleanliness

8.4/10

Staff & service

8.1/10

Amenities

8.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.3/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

2/10 Poor

Too much mosquitos
Too many mosquitos. Mosquitos bite even through clothes. They have to kill the whole moustique population in the city like in Turkish cities as Antalya. In that case mosquitos will not come back, or population of mosquitos will be low. People are obliged to go inside buildings because of mosquitos. Maybe you come for the good weather in the winter and to go outside here but they do nothing against mosquitos since own people do not live that much outside. Besides, own people cover their full body so there is no need for mosquito protection. You can wear what you want but you are obliged to cover your body to protect against mosquitos.
hasan, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

scott, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

Very good Hotel.
Mohamed, 4-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Very good hotel
1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Near the sea
Mohammad, 6-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

Overall, the property was beautiful and the options of multliple beaches were too good. Staff was very friendly. The pool was maintained well. The pool bar was the real highlight and the staff there was really good. We had issues with the room Air conditioning as it was not working well at night. Also, one of the pool was under maintenance. Dining in options could be improved.
ANAND, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I loved that this hotel had 3 different beaches. Cleaning staff was very friendly and so was front desk. Very kind people and food is delicious . The half board is worth it
Nadia, 4-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great staff hustling to support this cruise ship of a resort. Special thanks to such a great desk team.
MATTHEW, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Salim Said, 2-night family trip
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