Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Oman - Al Husn
per adult, bed & breakfast, Deluxe Room
Firmly established as one of the top resorts in the region, Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is located on a secluded bay, 45 minutes drive from the airport and 20 minutes to Muscat Town. It is actually three hotels under one resort umbrella, each of which has its own style and personality.
Al Husn is the most luxurious and opulent of the three hotels, with 179 rooms and suites. Arabic in style and theme with butler service, for adults and children over 12 years old only (until December 2012). it is set on a headland cliff overlooking the rest of the resort. Al Husn boasts a separate infinity swimming pool and an exclusive private 100m beach with beach bar, for use by Al Husn guests only. Guests at Al Husn also benefit from various complimentary extras including mini-bar (soft drinks and beer), laundry, high tea and pre dinner drinks and canapés.
In addition to the dining and leisure facilities at Al Husn, many of which are limited to exclusive use, all the Barr Al Jissah Resort's other amenities are available to all hotel guests. There's a superb selection of restaurants, with a good choice of cuisine, location and price. Other main facilities include CHI, the Spa and an attractive long beachfront where a selection of watersports can be arranged.
Guests staying in Al Husn receive a welcome glass of champagne or sparkling non-alcoholic beverage at check-in, a daily Local Engilsh or Arabic newspaper, Daily afternoon high tea, Fruit plate & flowers in room, complimentary bottled water in the room, by the pool & at the beach, complimentary WiFi/Broadband internet access, access to the private beach and infinity pool for the exclusive use of Al Husn guests, complimentary Mini Bar (beers,soft drinks,juices & chocolates), complimentary daily pre-dinner drinks and canapes, Daily Laundry, complimentary Beach Kit including Evian spray & flavoured sparkling water, Daily shuttle bus service to the Muttrah Souk in old Muscat.
Child policy: Children can be accommodated in the Al Husn hotel.Additional bedding, apart from a baby cot, is not permissible in Al Husn guest rooms. Children must occupy an additional room. The Al Husn Pool and Beach is available for guests 16 years and above only, chiildren under 16 yrs are invited to use the pools and beach of the Al Waha and Al Bandar. Children under 12 years are invited to dine at the restaurants of Al Bandar and Al Waha only, although guest of all ages can enjoy breakfast at Sultanah Restaurant at Al Husn.
***Al Bandar Hotel section of the resort will be closed from 14 June to 16 July'15. Several dining options will also be closed during this time: Al Tanoor, Asia, Capri Court, Long Bar, Mokha Cafe, Tapas, and Piano Lounge.
All dining venues will re-open on 17th July'15 with the exception of Al Tanoor which will undergo extended renovation work.
- 24 Hour Room Service
- Beach Club
- Butler Service
- Laundry Services
- Beach Bar
- Cocktail Lounge
- Poolside Cafe and Bar
- Beauty Treatments
- Fitness Centre
- Spa & Massage Treatments
- Swimming Pool (Adults Only)
Restaurants & Bars
Two culinary high points of Oman may be found at Al Husn hotel:
Sultanah, a stylish restaurant modelled on a cruise
Shahrazad, the only authentic Moroccan restaurant in Muscat, which serves traditional Moroccan cuisine in a contemporary and refined setting.
Whilst at the beach, enjoy Bait Al Bahr, the ideal place for traditional Omani seafood against the backdrop of a magnificent sunset.
Bars by the poolside and beach serve cooling cocktails or sundowners and the Lounges are cosy relaxation venues.
Muscat, 7 hrs
From Muscat airport, 45 minutes
No. of Rooms: 179
- Air Conditioning
- Bathrobes and Slippers
- Butler Service
- In-Room Safe
- Room Service 24 Hours
- Satellite/Cable Channels
- Stocked Mini-Bar Replenished Daily
- Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
- Turndown Service
- Wi-Fi Access (Complimentary)
- Bathroom With Separate Bath and Shower
- Bottled Water Replenished Daily
- Television with Satellite Channels
Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Oman - Al Husn Room Details
Deluxe rooms all feature a balcony with built-in seating, facing the pool or gardens
Deluxe Seaview rooms
Deluxe Seaview rooms face the Gulf of Oman with private balcony
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One Bedroom Suites
Suites feature a separate living room and bedroom with balconies. Suites guests also receive complimentary private airport transfers, butler service, a welcome bottle of Champagne or sparkling drink on arrival, early check-in from 08.00 hrs and pre-dinner coktails and canapes served in suite.
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