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“City Centre (Flightpath) Hotel !”
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City Centre Hotel
Ranked #44 of 50 Hotels in Muscat
Cardigan, United Kingdom
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“City Centre (Flightpath) Hotel !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

I stayed here for 3 weeks on business in December 2012 and found the spacious room satisfactory. The included breakfast was OK, but consisted of coffee, cerals and an omlette. There were other choices.

It was impossible to get an evening meal.

The pool in the basement was not yet ready for use.

The shower flooded the bathroom every single time I used it because the drain pipe was too small for the volume of water.

The room safe box was a joke - and didn't work properly.

The wifi was free, but kept dropping out.

The Air Conditioning worked very well indeed.

The 1st floor corner room I was in suffered a lot from truck noise on the adjacent highway (50-60 feet away) but worst of all was the close proximity of the airport and the take offs and landings at all hours of the night, disturbing sleep patterns, as the flight path was very close to the hotel (you could count the wheel nuts on the landing gear).

On the positive side, there are several (3-4) nice eating places within walking distance, three of which are in or near-by the City Centre Mall that's a 5 minute walk away, one more just across the car park on the far side of that mall and the fish "market" restuarant that sells a superb array of fish dishes that's a 5 minute drive or 10 minute walk away also on the far side of the mall.

In the local mall there is a supermarket where you can buy anything you need, as well as clothes shops and fast food outlets (not included in the count above).

The hotel staff were always helpful and nothing was too much trouble.

There's a petrol (gas) station nearby, a tyre (tire) repair shop, and a couple of snack outlets as well as the ubiquetous McDonalds, so it is possible to stay in this hotel and survive by ringing the changes on your diet, providing you are prepared to spend some time discovering your local environment.

A car is essential.

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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled on business
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2012

Found this to be a modern hotel nearby the international airport and right next to a big shopping mall.. Rooms have all the comforts of a modern 4* hotel, good size, very comfortable bed, excellent and spacious shower. The free WiFi is useful, and also a good speed. Breakfast in the morning was good, although the buffet stations were missing some service utensils and the waiters weren't too on the ball. In terms of facilities, and convenience of location I would say very good. The service team have the feel they are still finding their feet, and need more experience however were helpful to try their best. Overall found the hotel fine for a brief stay.

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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled on business
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Additional Information about City Centre Hotel

Property: City Centre Hotel
Address: As Sultan Qaboos Street | Seeb, Muscat 42, Oman
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Muscat
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #44 of 50 Hotels in Muscat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — City Centre Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 74
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
City Center Hotel is one of the finest 4 star properties which is just 5 minutes’ drive away from the Muscat International Airport. City center Hotel is in a walking distance to the famous Shopping Malls (city center), Embassies/Ministries branded chain of fast food outlets close to the beach. The Hotel offers a choice of 74 well appointed, elegant and comfortable rooms. ... more   less 
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