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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

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On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
2 outdoor pools, open 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
Barr Al Jissah, Po Box 644, Muscat, 100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationQantab Beach8 min drive
  • Popular LocationMarina Bandar Al Rowdha16 min drive
  • Popular LocationNational Museum of Oman19 min drive
  • AirportMuscat (MCT-Muscat Intl.)38 min drive

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About this area

Muscat

Located in Muscat, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat is on the beach. Qurum Beach and Marina Bandar Al Rowdha are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Qantab Beach and Muttrah Corniche. Travelling with kids? Consider PDO Planetarium and Marah Land. With scuba diving, snorkelling and boat tours nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Qantab Beach - 8 min drive
  • Marina Bandar Al Rowdha - 16 min drive
  • Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace - 19 min drive
  • National Museum of Oman - 19 min drive
  • Al Jalali Fort - 20 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Shahrazad — 1 min walk
  • Al Tanoor — 1 min walk
  • Shahrazad - 4 min walk
  • Bait Al-Bahr - 8 min walk
  • Mocha Cafe - 9 min walk

About this property

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

Upscale resort on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 19 restaurants. All 460 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and balconies or patios. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, TVs and minibars.
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat offers 460 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. This Muscat resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.
2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, a lazy river, a waterslide and a health club.

Guests aged under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Chi The Spa has 12 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish 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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and older
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11:00 AM: OMR 10 for adults and OMR 10 for children
  • 19 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 poolside bars and 5 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Arcade/games room
  • Beach volleyball
  • Canoeing
  • Children's pool
  • Fishing
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Kayaking
  • Mini golf
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Windsurfing

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/games room
  • Children's pool
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lazy river
  • Mini golf
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Water slide

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free food shopping service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Azerbaijani
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Turkish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Marina on site
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 12 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and older
Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for guests age 12 and older.
Guests age 18 and older are required to download the Tarassud+ app to their smartphone or tablet. The app must be presented at check-in along with photo identification.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for OMR 20 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: OMR 10 for adults and OMR 10 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: OMR 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
The listed child breakfast fee applies to guests age 11 and younger.

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
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

Property is also known as

Al Jissah Resort
Barr Al Jissah Resort
Jissah
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Muscat
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
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
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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat Resort
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat Muscat
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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 621 out of 988 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 282 out of 988 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 57 out of 988 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 18 out of 988 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 988 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Amazing service. Beautiful location. Great for diving
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021