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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

5-star5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • On beach
Barr Al Jissah, Po Box 644, Muscat, 100, Oman

Muscat beachfront resort with 19 restaurants and spa
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cots/infant beds
    • Children's pool
    • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
    • On beach
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  • The resort offered daily activities (some free, some paid) and was extremely responsive…Apr. 4, 2019
  • We drove across the border from Abu Dhabi into Oman . A rental car with additional car…May 26, 2018

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

from A$210
  • Family Room, 2 Bedrooms (Al Waha)
  • 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
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed (Al Bandar)
  • Al Waha Superior, Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Terrace (Al Bandar)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Al Bandar)
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Terrace (Al Bandar)
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View (Al Waha)
  • Suite, 2 Single Beds (Al Bandar)

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

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Qantab Beach - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Marina Bandar Al Rowdha - 7.5 mi / 12.1 km
  • Muscat Central Business District - 9.2 mi / 14.9 km
  • Muttrah Corniche - 10.4 mi / 16.7 km
  • Port Sultan Qaboos - 12 mi / 19.3 km
  • Muttrah Souq - 12.1 mi / 19.4 km
  • Qurum Beach - 15.4 mi / 24.8 km

Getting around

  • Muscat Intl. Airport (MCT) - 38 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 460 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for adults and up to 2 children age 5 and younger. Additional children under age 5 and children 6-11 years old will receive 50% off the adult buffet breakfast price.

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

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free valet parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 19 restaurants
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built – 2005
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Azerbaijani
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Turkish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Chi The Spa has 12 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Shahrazad - This restaurant serves dinner only.

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

Bait Al Bahr - This beach restaurant serves dinner only. Open daily.

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

Samba - This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Health club
  • Marina on site
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Sauna
  • Tennis on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Nearby

  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby

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

Also known as

  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah
  • Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort Spa
  • Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort Spa
  • Shangri La Barr Al Jissah &
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Resort
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Resort Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Muscat
  • Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah
  • Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort Spa
  • 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

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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • 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.

    Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

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

    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.

    Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

    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.

    Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

    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, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Optional extras

    Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

    Rollaway beds are available for OMR 20 per night

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of OMR 3 per person (approximately)

    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.

    FAQs for Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

    • Does Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is parking offered at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
    • Is there a pool at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
    • Are there restaurants at or near Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
      Yes, there are 19 onsite restaurants.

    Recent reviews

    Fabulous 8.8 From 328 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    Wonderful break
    Fabulous place to stay, whether as a couple or a family. Great choice of bars and restaurants, polite friendly staff and great setting.
    Keith, gb4 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    The hotel was amazing, beautiful location and excellent service
    Eleonora, us4 night family trip
    Very good 8.0
    Lovely resort
    Overall we had a lovely time at the resort. Initially they gave us a room that was freshly painted and smelled horrible upon entry. When we complained they gave us another room and we were thankful to check in a bit early. The breakfast was great and the rooms were quiet and new.
    Marie, us2 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    V nice!
    NALIN, ie2 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Wonderful stay thoroughly recommended. Food price is high but other that that great room and amazing place.
    Don, my5 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    The staff catered to our every need
    CYNTHIA, us6 night trip with friends
    Very good 8.0
    Lunch and Dinner is very expensive here
    Dinner prices are crazy expensive. There is no restaurants in the neignorhood so you need ro take taxi into Muscat if you want to eat for a normal price. But the taxi is also expensive. So thats a real downside of this hotel. The rest of the hotel is great and we loved our stay there.
    tw7 night romance trip
    Good 6.0
    Decent but needs improving
    We stayed at Al Waha. The pictures through Hotels.com did not show the Al Waha rooms. We felt Al Waha was dated. It was difficult to get to and when we arrived the entrance did not give the wow factor. The rooms were very dated but spacious. The outdoor area - I have mixed feelings. The beach is decent but the pool and restaurant area was dated. It needs some renovations. Buffet breakfast is good but busy on Friday and Saturdays. We saw 3 turtles released at the beach which was lovely. We took the shuttle to view Al Husn, the luxury part of Shangri-La and it was beautiful although we could only access the reception and balcony area.
    Dipali, gb3 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    luxurious stay
    The place is luxurious, relaxing and comfortable. The hotel bus takes you to the grand mall and to the corniche/muttrah souk. you need to book it in advance. The bedroom was huge with a balcony. The pillows and mattress was comfortable and there was a separate bath and walk in shower. There were 2 huge swimming pools, and loads of sun beds scattered all around. You can walk around the beach from one end to the other in about 15 minutes. There are no shops or restaurants outside the premises for miles.
    Farha, gb3 night trip
    Fair 4.0
    Dont trust the reception staff.
    We arrived on time to check in but the hotel didnt have our room ready, and so they asked us to wait and use the facilities instead. Forward 1 and a half hours later we still hadn't had our room, and went to ask how long we would have to wait as we were done walking around. Sensing our frustrations, the staff at the reception told us to head down and have a complimentary meal for having to wait. After our meal, almost 3 hours past the check in time, we were given our room. But by the end of the night the restaurant and the hotel reception had called us a total of 3 times to inform us that we would have to pay for our complimentary meal. After discussing with them on the fact that we were told to head down and have a FREE meal, they then started bothering us again about how it was a free meal but not free drinks and we would have to pay. We were not told this specifically, and after all the waiting we had to do, the amount of phone calls and constant pressuring was ruining our stay. After clearing this on the phone with the hotel staff, and being told one more time that the hotel would take care of this, during checkout they had the audacity to bring it up again and attempt for the 5th time to have us pay for the annoying drinks! For anyone wanting to stay there, the hotel is split into 3 parts- al waha, al bandar and al husn. We stayed at al waha and it was FILLED with children. It really is a place for families, so if you're going to relax, stay away from there.
    us1 night romance trip

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