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Overview of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

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

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

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

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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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (Al Waha)

    Room amenities

    • 732 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom (Al Waha)
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsAl Bandar Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 1 King Bed

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsAl Waha Superior, Room, 1 King Bed
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsAl Waha Superior, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Family Room, 2 Bedrooms (Al Waha)

    Room amenities

    • 689 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsFamily Room, 2 Bedrooms (Al Waha)
  • Room, 2 Twin Beds, Terrace (Al Bandar)

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Twin Beds, Terrace (Al Bandar)
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Twin Beds, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsAl Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Twin Beds, Sea View
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Twin Beds

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsAl Bandar Deluxe, Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Al Waha Superior, Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsAl Waha Superior, Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Al Waha Superior, Room, 2 Twin Beds, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsAl Waha Superior, Room, 2 Twin Beds, Sea View
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Al Bandar)

    Room amenities

    • 818 sq ft
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed (Al Bandar)
  • Al Bandar Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsAl Bandar Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Terrace (Al Bandar)

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Terrace (Al Bandar)
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed (Al Bandar)

    Room amenities

    • 549 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPremier Room, 1 King Bed (Al Bandar)
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View (Al Waha)

    Room amenities

    • 484 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View (Al Waha)
  • Suite, 2 Twin Beds (Al Bandar)

    Room amenities

    • 818 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuite, 2 Twin Beds (Al Bandar)

About this area

Muscat

Located in Muscat, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is on the beach. Shoppers can check out Muttrah Souq, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Qantab Beach and Muttrah Corniche. Traveling with kids? Consider PDO Planetarium and Marah Land. With scuba diving, snorkeling, and boat tours nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.
Popular Location

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

  • AirportMuscat Intl. Airport (MCT) - 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
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About this property

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

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 Resort & Spa's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 19 restaurants. All 460 rooms boast deep soaking tubs 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 Resort & Spa offers 460 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
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 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/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
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 transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11:00 AM: OMR 3 per person
  • 19 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 poolside bars and 5 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

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

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lazy river
  • Mini golf
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

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

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • 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 center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Marina onsite
  • Pool sun loungers
  • 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 requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • 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
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • 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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
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
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for adults and up to 2 children age 5 and younger. Additional children under age 5 and children 6-11 years old will receive 50% off the adult buffet breakfast price.

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 cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: OMR 3 per person (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 credit cards, 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

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
Shangri La Barr Al Jissah &
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Resort
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Muscat
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Resort Muscat

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa and receive a full refund?
Yes, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
As of Jan 21, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa on Jan 27, 2021 start from $140, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Pool access is from 6:00 AM–8:00 PM.
Is Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa located?
Nestled on the beach, this Muscat resort is within 9 mi (15 km) of Qantab Beach, Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, and Muscat Central Business District. Port Sultan Qaboos and Muttrah Corniche are also within 12 mi (20 km).
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Rating 5 - Excellent. 621 out of 987 reviews
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Rating 3 - Okay. 56 out of 987 reviews
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Rating 2 - Poor. 18 out of 987 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 9 out of 987 reviews
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4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
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Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
The place is nice around the hotel, but the room is was bad, not cooling at all.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful break
Fabulous place to stay, whether as a couple or a family. Great choice of bars and restaurants, polite friendly staff and great setting.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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The resort was very clean not to crowded. The staff were falling over to help in anyway. The choice of foods at the restaurants caterers for everyone
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The hotel was amazing, beautiful location and excellent service
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing location. Most activities are payable, kids club staff is very dull.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

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