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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

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2 outdoor pools, open 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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, sun loungers

Overview of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

5.0 star property
Muscat beachfront resort with 19 restaurants and spa

9.0/10 Superb

990 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
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Barr Al Jissah, Po Box 644, Muscat, 100
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Marina
  • On the beach
  • 19 restaurants and 2 poolside bars
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor pools and lazy river
  • Breakfast available
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Beach umbrellas
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Muscat Intl. Airport (MCT) - 47 min drive
  • Area shuttle

Restaurants

  • Shahrazad - 4 min walk
  • Bait Al-Bahr - 7 min walk
  • Mocha Cafe - 9 min walk
  • Tapas - 9 min walk
  • Capri Court - 9 min walk

About this property

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

At Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, volleyball, and sun loungers, plus you'll have access to onsite windsurfing, sailing, and kayaking. There's plenty of fun with the 2 outdoor pools and lazy river, and guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and facials. Shahrazad, one of 19 restaurants, serves dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious resort include 2 poolside bars, a marina, and a health club. Fellow travelers say good things about the pool and helpful staff.

Languages

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

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/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in 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

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 sanitizer 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 up
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 460 units
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

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 up
  • 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.

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

Children

  • Children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Supervised childcare*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

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

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–11:00 AM
  • 19 restaurants
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Mini golf
  • Lazy river
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Tennis
  • Beach volleyball
  • Mini golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Table tennis
  • Fishing
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car rental
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2005
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Health club
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • Lazy river
  • Marina
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Waterslide

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

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

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Special features

Spa

The onsite 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.

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.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of OMR 10 for adults and OMR 10 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for OMR 20.0 per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • 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

Hygiene & cleanliness

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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

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

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

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.

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 up.

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.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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

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

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 credit cards, debit cards and cash.

The listed child breakfast fee applies to guests age 11 and younger.

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
Shangri Barr Al Jissah, Muscat
Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort Spa
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat Resort
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Frequently asked questions

Does Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat?
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, Muscat?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, sailing, and windsurfing and improve your game at the onsite tennis courts. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat also has 2 poolside bars, 5 bars, and a sauna, as well as a health club, an arcade, and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat?
Yes, there are 19 onsite restaurants, featuring beachfront dining. Nearby restaurants include Shahrazad (4-min walk), Bait Al-Bahr (7-min walk), and Mocha Cafe (9-min walk).
Does Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.

Overall score and ratings

9.0

Superb

9.2/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

9.1/10

Amenities

9.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.3/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Great Service
The service was outstanding. Very clean and comfortable
Stephen, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wanjoo, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Great hotel, almost five star experience
Great hotel for families, most staff's priority to provide the best customer experience, some staff need to refocus.
Perry, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent experience
SAAED, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent experience
Amazing
Dipendu, 3-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Very low service for a 5 star The curtains were so short that light came in the room at 6 am We could not Sleep at all And they don t understand there is a communication problem Thd staff is not trained to care for the client Iam shocked frankly I want hotel . Com to refund me I should have been told of the low level service in advance
Fatima, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

No matter how old it gets, it just gets better and better every time
Samir, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful place
It is wonderful hotel with amazing staffs , but photos are a bit misleading as most of photos are from al bandar site , so if you book other sites, you have no access to infinity pool for example.
KOOROSH, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous holiday venue with superb service and food
Angela, 7-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Marta, 1-night trip with friends
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