Lonely Planet review
With large rooms and a swimming pool, and within easy walking distance of the beach, this is a pleasant and decidedly local place to stay. The helpful staff are happy to arrange boat trips and desert excursions.
In a pristine white building with tiled blue trim, big rooms with armchairs, balconies with sun shades and a lobby with sky blue domes and murals of painted brick work, there is no doubt that this is a townhouse in one of Muscat's sought-after residential areas. The only surprise is that it is a hotel - as many hotels in Muscat are usually purpose-built in 'I'm a hotel' concrete with 'I could be anywhere' interiors. Other local features include the lack of a bar or license for alcohol on the premises and a breakfast menu that includes foul medamas (beans) and khoubs (Arabic flat bread). With hospitable staff, a celebrated Middle Eastern restaurant on-site, and plenty of options for local exploration, this hotel offers a genuine Omani experience.
Our independent authors have visited Beach Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Muscat.
Services & facilities
- Tour assistance
- Tours/ticket assistance
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
- Pets allowed
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Airport transportation
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Luggage storage
- Air-conditioned public areas
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Hair salon
- Free breakfast
- Free parking
- Coffee shop or café
- Swimming pool - outdoor
Description provided by property
Location. Beach Hotel is located in Muscat's Shatti Al Qurum neighborhood and local attractions include Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Sultan Armed Forces Museum, and Port Sultan Qaboos. Additional area points of interest include Muttrah Souq.
Hotel Features. Dining options at Beach Hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Room service is available. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in public areas. Tour/ticket assistance and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Other property amenities at this Art Deco property include laundry facilities, currency exchange, and a hair salon.
Guestrooms. 42 air-conditioned guestrooms at Beach Hotel feature minibars and safes. At this 3-star hotel, accommodations include kitchens. Bathrooms feature bathtubs or showers. Wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. In addition to complimentary newspapers, guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. Televisions have satellite channels.
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