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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

It was my first stay at Sama Al Wasil Camp as a guest. We booked this camp because all other camps in Wahiba Sands stopped their operations in summer. So, I can say we made a great decision as we were the only guests in the camp and treated here as Royals! The camp itself looks as a little oasis... More 

Thank Valentina Z
Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Nicely set up in the sand: a large central lounge pavilion with open walls serving as a reception and the place where welcome-drinks and dates are offered, distantly surrounded by small one-room cabins with tiled floor, rough painted walls, beams and slats ceiling. Bathroom is outside of the room but still within the cabin, consisting of loo, basic shower without... More 

Thank weberwest
Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Good services, friendly people, the tents do have bathrooms now, it's nearby the big dunes that you can see in the south of the hotel, at walking distance, ideal to hike and enjoy a sunset or sunrise, and avoid the extra paying of the jeep or van drive. Good food, nice camp fire and a telescope to see the stars... More 

Thank Jorge-Cardenas-R
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Just returned from our one night stay in the desert. We were three couples and we stayed in three of the A/C equipped Rooms which were very comfortable. The welcome we got from the staff was excellent, coffee, dates etc. There is big sand dunes behind the camp which were perfect for viewing the spectacular sunset. The dinner provided was... More 

Thank PadraigMunster
Turin, Italy
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I spent 2 nights in the camp in early January 2015 with my husband and the experience was fantastic. Great atmosphere: you are fully immersed in the desert and the blue sky, no noise at all, just sands, stars and cammels. The accomodation was very good: clean rooms and toilets, good food (tipical and international), nice place to have dinner... More 

1 Thank ebiga
Algiers, Alger, Algeria
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

The Camp is located in a flat valley 192 km (2 hours drive) from Muscat in the heart of Sharquiya Sands. The camp is surrounded by dunes of varying heights that gives the camp the feeling of complete isolation from the outside world.

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Staad, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Positives: * check-in was easy while the manager dealt with the details we went to the general Bedouin styled sitting area where we were offered Omani coffee, dates and oranges * Bedouin style sitting area outside each hut * the dining area is also in the Bedouin style although there are some tables for those who don’t want to sit... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014

The Sama Al Wasil Camp is a very good combination for those who want to experience the desert but would still like a bit of comfort. Stone bungalows (some of them climatized) are built in a circle around one large tent-like building, where the very friendly staff welcomes the travellers with dates, Omani coffee or tea. The rooms as well... More 

Thank Katja E
Ruwi, Oman
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2014

In terms of the location being on a desert, this is a good place to spend a weekend. The welcome was unexpectedly refreshing, with traditional kahwa (arabic coffee) dates and ginger tea served, with delicious oranges. The central place is great for families to get together and have a chat. The food was delicious (considering the desert location) with live... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Great place, good food, Nice staff, Camel rides are excellent, cool dune bashing, nice campfires and great dessert stories, very good place for kids to play, the location is also lovely, enjoyable sunrise and sunset.

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Address: Muscat PC 133, Sultanate of Oman, Oman
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate
Price Range: $170 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As:
Sama Al Wasil Camp Oman
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“better the tents”
 of 5 bubbles Jorge-Cardenas-R, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“As with any desert camp in Oman make sure you bring your own beer and wine. This an be easily got at Muscat Duty Free when you enter the country at Muscat Airport.”
 of 5 bubbles PadraigMunster, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“rooms at the sunset side”
 of 5 bubbles fayeq-alnatour, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
“I can't recommend a good room, but I would avoid room 9 and the rooms nearest to this room as they're very close to the septic tanks and the flies love them!”
 of 5 bubbles zortean, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you need a really cool room in order to sleep, try to get a climatized one”
 of 5 bubbles KatjaE638, 14 Nov 2014 | Read review
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