Luxury hotel Mandarin Oriental, Muscat is now open in Oman 

The brand makes its debut in the Sultanate.

Oman is home to luxurious resorts. Now, the Sultanate is about to get more luxurious, as Mandarin Oriental, Muscat has opened its doors. The luxurious property is located in the capital’s Shatti Al-Qurum district, promising a blend of ancient architecture and cultural experiences. Just a 20-minute drive from Muscat International Airport, Mandarin Oriental, Muscat is a stone’s throw away from Qurum Beach and the Royal Opera House Muscat. 

Mandarin Oriental, Muscat is set to be a spectacular five-star hotel with Insta-worthy views. The hotel includes 103 rooms and 47 suites, which have been created by the French interior designer Xavier Cartron. The rooms start from 50 metres square, and visitors can choose from rooms with views of the sea and Hajar Mountains. The hotel is heavily inspired by the Omani culture. The decor blends Omani design elements with contemporary chic, featuring traditional patterns, lanterns, and an old-world charm without compromising luxury. Wooden doors and Omani craftsmanship are on display throughout the property along with three fountains in the lobby. These pay homage to Oman’s cultural landscape that offers a mix of Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Mandarin Oriental Muscat

Mandarin Oriental, Muscat boasts five dining concepts, which cover restaurants, bars and lounges. Essenza serves Italian cuisine, Rawya offers an international menu, Sawa Lounge is perfect for tea enthusiasts, Si Breeze also features international dishes, The Mandarin Cake Shop brings a range of pastries, and TwoThree58 Club brings nightlife to your door.

Beyond accommodation and dining, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Muscat, is a serene spot which has an Arabic chic décor. The spa features eight treatment rooms including a couple’s suite, and a Persian-inspired hammam. Plus, there is a 1,250 metres squared banqueting hall, and an 800 metres squared ballroom. 

Other amenities at Mandarin Oriental, Muscat include a Fitness and Wellness Centre, an outdoor pool, a kids’ pool and kids’ club, meeting rooms and outdoor spaces to host lavish events such as weddings.

Mandarin Oriental Muscat

Muscat is welcoming exciting hotel projects. Minor Hotels is making its debut in the country with Tivoli Muscat Hotel & Residences. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2026 and will be located in Muscat Hills. Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Muscat has been created in partnership with Omran Group and will bring a touch of Nikki’s relaxed elegance to the country. Scheduled to open in autumn 2023, it will be located in Yiti Bay. 

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