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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Staying at hotels where your expectation is perfection does potentially create that first world problem of looking for fault, where perhaps it doesn't exist. The privileged fews expectations being so high that even perfection isn't enough. Of the three hotels at this site Al Husn is the "sort of" adult only one. The one Kate Moss stays at (or perhaps...

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear Robert C, Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor in regards to your recent visit to Muscat and Al Husn. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and recommend to others and I do appreciate you raising the points that could future improve the services of the resort. You are indeed right about the Moorish...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I so wanted to give this property a five star rating, but feel that two minor issues that were easily rectifiable leave me feeling a bit underwhelmed. But, let me start off with the wonderful points of this property. Firstly, the staff, we received fantastic, warm service from Ahmed at the front desk, Khalid, the buggy driver; Sameer at the...

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear Dana B, Thank you for staying with us recently and I am happy to read that you enjoyed your overall stay and plan to return. I have noted the issues with the mini bar and cloths line and will certainly follow up with the team why these issues were not immediately resolved. Warm regards, Mark Kirk

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I got a perfect room where I could view the beach and listen to the waves. the wifi was very strong even in open areas. the staff were very caring. They offer free minibar, free afternoon high tea and free pre-dinner drinks! so many restaurants of great varieties. I went swimming in the sea and the swimming pool and I...

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear Elmoat, I would like to thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and visited most areas within the resort. Hopefully you will return. Warm regards, Mark Kirk

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We have been to a few Shangri-las in the Gulf and Southeast Asia. And boy, we were glad we picked this one in Muscat. Had it been a lesser hotel, our week of celebrations would have been completely ruined. We arrived for a week's break as a special 50th birthday celebration trip for my husband. I had it all planned...

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear gizmopuppet, Thank you for choosing the resort for the milestone birthday celebration of your husband and posting your review on TripAdvisor. With regards to the alcohol ban I am sorry this was not communicated to you at the time of booking. While this is a very rare occurrence this is only communicated to us a day prior so it...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We stayed in Oman at Al Husn and the whole experience was great! Rooms are tastefully decorated, restaurants have waiters who are friendly and knowledgeable, dive centre on site and my husband enjoyed his diving with them, beach and pool facilities great! We will definitely come back here!

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear Bashni P, Thank you for reviewing the Al Husn on TripAdvisor in regards to your recent stay. I appreciate your positive feedback and I am delighted you plan to return. I hope your husband enjoyed the diving as much as I do as it is amazing at the moment and some guests have reported spotting whales! Warm regards, Mark...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Driving up to this part of the hotel (the Shangri La Muscat has a few different branches of the hotel in one spot) so driving up to it is just paradise the view is beautiful...once in the lobby we were greeted with friendly faces and a drink and then taken to our room. The room was stunning, beautiful view. The...

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear YOGINAMS, thank you for reviewing the Al Husn in regards t your stay with us in May. It is great to read you enjoyed your stay. I am happy to let you know the temperatures have now dropped with many guests choosing to dine outdoors in the evening. For the readers of TripAdvisor I would like to clarify that...

Reviewed 21 September 2015

My partner and I have just returned from our second visit to Al Husn. This time was equally as great as the last. Amazing surrounds, delicious food and impeccable service. We stayed in room 1162 which had an amazing view of the private beach and its caves. On the beach there is a fab restaurant. Many a long lunch was...

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear Samantha M, Thank you for the lovely review posted on TripAdvisor and also for highlighting some of the staff that stood out. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and the stunning views of where the resort is located. I am delighted you are planning to return for a third stay and I look forward to seeing you next...

Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed 20 September 2015

If you want to go away and do nothing but relax then this is the place to be. The hotel itself is very grand yet cosy at the same time. Rooms are spacious with great views overlooking the pool/beach. This is the first hotel where contents of the mini bar is free (such as crisps and chocolates). The bathroom is...

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear Sarah J, Thank you for taking your time to post your lovely review on TripAdvisor. It is great to read you enjoyed and highlighted the extra touches Al Husn guests experience and I am sure the readers will find the information useful. On the note of the turtles we had 99 nesting on our beaches this year and I...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I spent 4 nights at the Al Husn hotel of the 3 options at the Muscat Shangri-La. The service is excellent as to be expected. The hotel is a little way out from Muscat but the city is still very accessible via the hotel shuttle bus or taxi. I had a Deluxe Sea View room which was very large and...

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear kelvincraig, I am delighted to read from your review that you found Al Husn relaxing and managed to fully recharge during your stay with us. Thank you for highlighting the marine life which surrounds the resort which is probably the best in this region. For your information even whales have been spotted recently by our guests on the dolphin...

Muscat Governorate, Oman
Reviewed 12 September 2015

me and my wife decided to celebrate our anniversary at the al husun hotel. what an amazing place, the pool was fantastic the rooms were amazing and luxurious. staff were extremely helpful and friendly. we just LOVED IT. there breakfast is over the top simply amazing and the tea time was nothing less than perfect. highly recommend it

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markskirk, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn, responded to this review

Dear ahmed k, Thank you for choosing Al Husn as the venue for your anniversary and for taking your time to post your review on TripAdvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you make the resort your first choice for future celebrations. Warm regards, Mark Kirk

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 180 rooms and suites Al Husn offers Shangri-La's highest level of service, amenities and privileges to the most discerning of travellers. These are amongst the largest and most luxurious in Oman, with an inviting décor inspired by royal Arabian palaces and accented by authentic Omani artworks. Guests can enjoy access to the private a 100-metre beach, as well as enjoy complimentary mini-bar, daily complimentary afternoon tea and pre-dinner cocktails and canapés service. ... more   less 

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

Address: POBox 644, Barr Al Jissah 113, Oman
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate > Barr Al Jissah
Price Range: $265 - $779 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn 5*
Number of rooms: 180
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Also Known As:
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort And Spa-Al Husn
Shangri La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Husn Hotel Muscat Governorate
Shangri Las Muscat
Shangri Las Al Husn
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