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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had we known that the resort was segregated into the two 'lower class' ones and the nicer, more exclusive Al-Husn section, we certainly would have book the latter and paid the little bit more. The kids pool area is at this section so it is loud not only because of crying/playing children but also because of water park type things...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the ground floor pool facing villa, which was very comfortable since we had been staying with our 10-month old baby. The lazy river was so entertaining, its a must try while you are staying at this hotel. The Hotel has diverse restaurants and cafes, that if you stay even two weeks you wont be bored ;) The sea...

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Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here at least once a year to take a little break from it all to wind down. We stayed in Al Waha and prefer to stay in the outer most wing in room when we do come which is sea facing and quiet. We got lucky and the room we wanted was in fact available (would recommend 3125/26,...

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Traveling_Couple_MCT Thank you for spending your short break at our resort and taking the time to share nice and detailed review. I am very sorry to hear about some of your experiences and I appreciate your feedback given on a few areas for improvements which we will definitely work on. We are looking forward to hopefully welcoming you back...

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only positive things to say about that amazing resort! Perfect location, nice rooms and amenities, top service, some of the best restaurants... A great place to stay around muscat since the surroundings are much more beautiful than in the new city center.

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Laurent M Thank you for spending your holidays with us and taking time to share this short and sweet review. I am very happy to hear that you had such a great time with us and we are definitely looking forward to see you soon again in our resort. Warm Regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager

Vevey, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 4th visit to Oman and fourth time at the Al Waha - our children would leave home if we went somewhere else! Good size Connecting rooms (ask for Family Room), beach, pools, kids activities (especially afternoon soccer sessions) and generally acceptable choice of restaurants and menus make this a very good setting for a family holiday. Beach and sea...

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Nigiov Thank you and your family for spending your holiday with us for the 4th time and taking time to share your valuable feedback. I am very happy to hear that you had such a great time with us and we are definitely looking forward to see you soon again in our resort. Warm Regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager

Nassau, New Providence Island
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you wish to relax, be treated like royalty, eat great cuisine, and be catered too...., this is the resort in that area to do just that! This is a most beautiful, and comfortable hotel, with very attentive staff, and beautiful views.

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear KF-K216 Thank you for spending your holidays with us and taking time to share this sweet review. I am very glad to know that you have had such a fantastic time with us and I am looking forward to hopefully welcoming you back to our resort again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 days in the resort. Everything is done for the families. Quality/price rate is fair. Positive points: beach, children pools and playgrounds, nice restaurants, hotel is very clean, staff, activities, rooms,... Negative points: ntr...

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Antoine G Thank you for spending your weekend with us and taking the time to share your lovely review. I am happy that you have had such a great time with us and we are looking forward to seeing you soon again. Warm regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For only 25 OMR you are allowed to use the pools, beaches and (more importantly) the lunch buffet at 2 of the 3 Barr Al Jissah resort hotels. The Al Waha is the family orientated hotel with a shallow kiddy pool next to the lovely regular pool. When you dunk yourself in the 'lazy river' you can float towards the...

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Pauline F Thank you for spending your Day in Paradise with us and taking time to share this lovely review. I am happy that you had such a great time with us and we are looking forward to seeing you soon again. Warm Regards, Dirk Salzsieder Resident Manager

Northern Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I visited the Al Waha recently and experienced the most wonderful holiday. The resort is gorgeous and the location is something else. We had booked a seaview double but upgraded to a seaview suite upon arrival, and were given a discounted rate to upgrade. With an infant and a toddler, and all the baby equipment we had...

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear GildaNI Thank you for spending your great holidays at our resort and taking the time to share your wonderful review. I am very happy that you and your family had such a great time with us and I appreciate that you point out some very special colleagues. I am looking forward to hopefully welcoming you back to our resort...

England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me start by saying that Oman is truly stunning, We spent a couple of days in the desert and experiencing some of the Wadis with the most wonderful guide and will review that separately as it deserves praise. However we're currently staying at the Shangri La Al Waha resort and it's been disappointing to say the least. As a...

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Dirk S, Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha, responded to this review

Dear Aky1972, Thank you and your family for spending your holidays at our resort and taking the time to share this nice review. I am very sorry to hear that we did not meet all your expectations and I appreciate your constructive feedback very much. I hope you will give us another chance to return to our resort. Warm regards,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha

Address: PO Box 644, Barr Al Jissah 113, Oman
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Barr Al Jissah
Price Range: £181 - £501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha 5*
Number of rooms: 262
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Also Known As:
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort And Spa-Al Waha
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha Hotel Muscat Governorate
Shangri Las Muscat
Shangri Las Al Waha
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“Pay extra and stay at Al-Husn unless you have kids then this one is the closest to those facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles acfraser1011, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pool facing room on the ground floor are convenient for families with little kids.”
 of 5 bubbles Gayane7, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very comfortable, private, classy, overlooking the pool area, and have balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles KF-K216, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade upon arrival for a really good deal.”
 of 5 bubbles GildaNI, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have better sea views”
 of 5 bubbles SeaViewer11, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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