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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah - Al Bandar, Oman

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Description & Facilities


5 Stars


Family Friendly



The Al Bandar forms one of three hotels locatedin the Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, based in the capital,Muscat.

With a backdrop of stunning mountains and deserts on one side and fantasitc views of the Gulf of Oman the resort is spetacular and will take your breath away. Al Bandar 'the town' is located in the heart of the resort so is the ideal setting to explore.

The hotel which is set in the exclusive village has a authenic feel from the traditional artwork from local artists to the delicious restaurants. The hotel offers a range of rooms and suites each furnished with traditional decor and hand crafted furnitire.

Al Bandar offers a fantastic choice of restaurants to suit every taste, from Tapas & Sablah which is set in the beautiful outdoors with live entertainment. The Capri Court offers contemporary Italian cuisine in a stunning setting with views over the bay. Al Tanoor offers more tradtional food with a Arabian theme and local ingredients.


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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah - Al Bandar
Flight Time
8 hours (approximately)
Journey Time From Airport
  • 45 minutes by road

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Customer reviews for January

"hot sunny pleasant"
"As expected from web enquiries. Went in February and felt like an English summer. Warm enough to sit round the pool and chilly evenings"

Customer reviews for February

"Day 30degrees, night time low 20’s... just right."

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"Very Hot....but we enjoy the dry heat."

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Customer reviews for July

"Very hot and humid"
"Warm but with a gentle breeze each day."

Customer reviews for August

"mid 40's - too hot for brits"

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Customer reviews for October

"It was extremely hot and unusually so for October we were told."
"See above!"
"Hot 37."
"Dry and hot , 35 degrees every day , no clouds."

Customer reviews for November

"very hot"
"as above"
"Hot and sunny"

Customer reviews for December

"very good"
"Warm and sunny"

Shangri La Barr Al Jissah - Al Bandar, Oman

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Rating Summary

Rooms 8.0 / 10
Service 7.7 / 10
Food 6.0 / 10
Facilities 7.3 / 10
Average 7.3 / 10

Joan C Maidenhead

you should warn clients not to eat at Al Waha as the food there is very poor in comparison to the other two hotels, and definetly not 5 star

Nicholas P Stratford Upon Avon

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