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Al KhuwairMuscat

Trip time! Discover the cafés, opera, and museums in Al Khuwair.

Experience the family-friendly city of Al Khuwair—restaurants, shopping, and sights like Oman Natural History Museum.

Top Hotels in Al Khuwair

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat
Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat
4 out of 5
Al Khuleiah Street, Muscat
$63
per night
May 1 - May 2

This family-friendly Muscat hotel is located in the business district, within 2 mi (3 km) of Oman Natural History Museum and Muscat Grand Mall. Avenues Mall ...

4.3/5Excellent! (322 reviews)
Look no further, this is the best!

"We've stayed here dozens of times and we're always happy, but this weekend was especially nice as the wonderful staff helped to prepare a surprise cake and room upgrade for my husband's birthday. The staff is always great and the hotel is the best value in Muscat (we've stayed at many hotels throughout ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2019

Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat
City Seasons Hotel Muscat
City Seasons Hotel Muscat
4 out of 5
Al Khuwair City Center, Al Sultan Qaboos Street, Muscat
$91
per night
May 3 - May 4

Located in Al Khuwair, this spa hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Oman Natural History Museum and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat Grand Mall ...

4/5Very Good! (104 reviews)

"The hotel upgraded me from single room to an amazing apartment 3-bed rooms with the same amount I paid. Everything is nice about the hotel, the only thing that I noticed an unpleasant odor in all bathrooms."…"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2019

City Seasons Hotel Muscat
Platinum Hotel
Platinum Hotel
3 out of 5
Next to Oman Oil Petrol Pump, Al Khuwair, Muscat
$61
per night
Apr 4 - Apr 5

Located in Al Khuwair, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Oman Natural History Museum, Muscat Grand Mall, and Avenues Mall. Panorama Mall and Sultan Qaboos ...

4.2/5Excellent! (86 reviews)

"Clean, amazing breakfast, beautiful rooftop patio and pool"…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Platinum Hotel
ibis Muscat
ibis Muscat
3 out of 5
130 Al Azaiba Dohat Aladab Road, Al Khuwair, PO Box 1512, Muscat
$62
per night
Apr 17 - Apr 18

Located in Al Khuwair, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Oman Natural History Museum and 2.6 mi (4.3 km) from Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat Grand Mall ...

3.5/5Good! (170 reviews)

"The property is great, yet late evening, the taxi drivers waiting in the lobby, express very loudly their discussions. Frustrating if you are sitting in the restaurant next. Otherwise, Ibis is my favorite hotel."…"

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

ibis Muscat
Tulip Inn Muscat
Tulip Inn Muscat
3 out of 5
Way 3504 Al Khuwair, Beside Al Zawawi Mosque, Muscat
$42
per night
Apr 4 - Apr 5

Located in Al Khuwair, this hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Oman Natural History Museum and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat Grand Mall ...

3.8/5Good! (176 reviews)

"good place to stay, very safe, clean, very friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2019

Tulip Inn Muscat
Muscat Plaza Hotel
Muscat Plaza Hotel
3 out of 5
Al Khuwair St, Muscat, Muscat Governorate

Located in Al Khuwair, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Avenues Mall and within 6 mi (10 km) of Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex and Royal Opera House Muscat. ...

3/5 (1 review)

"New hotel with staff working hard to please. The room was not cleaned because they expected I would tell then if the room needs cleaning. That was odd. I have never been in a hotel where you tell then on a daily basis to clean the room. But they responded quickly and well."…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019

Muscat Plaza Hotel

Popular things to do in Al Khuwair

Qantab Beach
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Qantab Beach

4.5/5(43 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Qantab Beach, a popular beach in Muscat. Attend a sporting event in this romantic area.

Muttrah Souq
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Muttrah Souq

4/5(83 reviews)

This ancient marketplace today features winding alleys of stalls selling antiques, traditional fabrics, aromatic spices and fresh produce.

Qurum Beach
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Qurum Beach

4.5/5(65 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Qurum Beach, a popular beach in Muscat. Attend a sporting event in this culturally-rich area.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

4.5/5(77 reviews)

Muscat’s main mosque is lavishly decorated with elaborate carvings, one of the world’s largest Persian carpets and colorful hibiscus flowers.

Muttrah Corniche
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Muttrah Corniche

4.5/5(65 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Muttrah Corniche, a popular green space in Muscat. Stroll along the beautiful beaches or attend a sporting event in this relaxing area.

Al-Bustan Palace
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Al-Bustan Palace

4.5/5(55 reviews)

You can learn about the local history of Al-Bustan during your trip to a top site like Al-Bustan Palace. Amble around this relaxing area's beautiful beaches and enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Top activities in Al Khuwair

Dolphin Watching + Snorkeling Combined Tour
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Dolphin Watching + Snorkeling Combined Tour

$95
Per adult
Snorkeling: Muscat Tours
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Snorkeling: Muscat Tours

$75
Per adult
Sunset Dhow Cruise (2hours) Min.2 Pax: Muscat Tours
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Sunset Dhow Cruise (2hours) Min.2 Pax: Muscat Tours

$75
Per adult
Wadi Ash Shab 4WD - Coastal Trek
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Wadi Ash Shab 4WD - Coastal Trek

$80
Per adult
Wadi Al Abyadh full day tour
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Wadi Al Abyadh full day tour

$105
Per adult
Wadi Bani Awf & Snake Gorge full day tour
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Wadi Bani Awf & Snake Gorge full day tour

$105
Per adult

Other neighborhoods in Muscat

The Beautiful Roads of Muscat.
Sudip Majumder on trover

Al Ghubrah Ash Shamaliyyah

4/5Very Good!(13 area reviews)

Check out the beaches, spas, and restaurants while spending some time in Al Ghubrah Ash Shamaliyyah. Though there might not be many attractions in the neighborhood, you won't need to go far to find top spots like Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque or Avenues Mall.

Al Ghubrah Ash Shamaliyyah
Muscat from above
Huthaifa Hammoudeh on trover

Bawshar

While Bawshar might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Muscat Grand Mall and Avenues Mall.

Bawshar
Shatti Al Qurum which includes general coastal views, a coastal town and a sandy beach

Shati Al Qurum

4.5/5Wonderful!(27 area reviews)

The pristine beaches and ample dining options are top of the list for many visitors to Shati Al Qurum. A stop by Royal Opera House Muscat or Qurum Beach might round out your trip.

Shati Al Qurum
Muscat featuring theater scenes, a square or plaza and night scenes

Shati Al Qurum

If you're spending some time in Shati Al Qurum, Royal Opera House Muscat and Qurum Beach are top sights worth seeing.

Shati Al Qurum
Muscat featuring a coastal town

Azaiba

4/5Very Good!(31 area reviews)

Azaiba is well-liked for its restaurants. You can also take some time to explore sights in the surrounding area like Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and Avenues Mall.

Azaiba
A walk along the corniche will bring you to this amazing old fort. Fort Al Mirani. A nice walk to the other end will land you at the fish market. All along the corniche you can look right into the water and see amazing, colorful fish, and across the street, the souq for shopping.
Lisa Hoy on trover

Ruwi

3.5/5Good!(8 area reviews)

Shopping and restaurants are notable features of Ruwi. You might consider a stop by Sultan's Armed Forces Museum while you're exploring the neighborhood.

Ruwi