Muscat Journals

New Shangri-La hotel in Muscat

A February 2006 trip to Muscat by Feldmarschallin

Quote: A review of the new Shangri-La hotel complex in Muscat (Barr Al-Jissah)
Just returned from a lovely week at the new Shangri-La complex in Muscat (Barr al-Jissah). It’s obviously going to be a terrific place, and a big resort, but it’s not quite there yet because it’s not finished! The ongoing construction work is not obtrusive (although there is a continual background drone presumably from a generator running the power at Al-Husn), but there is a considerable amount of building still to be done on the Chi Spa, Heritage Village, Amphitheatre, and Al-Husn, and several of the restaurants have yet to open. It looks as though it will be several months indeed before it is all up and running, and I’d advise waiting until next season before spending the fairly considerable amount...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 14, 2006

Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa
Po Box 644, Muscat, Sultanate Of Oman
Muscat, Oman 100
(968) 2477 6666