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The View

Expedia.comUS$ 312*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Melbourne
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a tough drive up the winding dirt road, you finally reach the unique accommodation known as "The View". The welcome and service were great, as were the swim in the pool and of course the views from every part of the property. The nearby sights include Jebel Shams and Al Hoota Cave, both of which are well worth visiting....

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is all about the view. Rooms are cubes, modern, plain not luxurious but nice, We had room #4 and it was in an excellent location- lower level near restaurant. From there we rushed down to the Nizwa cattle market on Friday, the best day. We got there at 8:30 because it is over at 9. Do not miss it.

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bahrain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great concept! Beautiful view! Over priced!! And dry !! No alcohol so forget about a sundowner drink! Should be promoted as a cabin / lodge and not hotel !! No toiletries, towels over used!! Food way below standard!! But the view is awesome !! Pictures are very deceiving!!!

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As others have mentioned the drive up to the hotel is up several kilometres of very rough and steep track but so long as you have the appropriate 4WD vehicle it really isn't an issue. To construct such a comfortable & luxurious hotel in such an inhospitable place is truly amazing and the rooms and facilities (especially the infinity pool)...

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Wellington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Thanks to a stupidly designed fly-drive itinerary, we only arrived here at dusk, and had to leave early when still misty, so did not get to properly appreciate the view itself (nor the pool) Staff were incredibly welcoming and helpful, room was pretty good. Only downer was the evening buffet food which was average and a bit cold in some...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Off the beaten track but worth the effort. Perched above Al Hamra, you cannot stop looking at the view across 180 degrees. A dip in the infinity pool was crisp, but ok once you were in! Swimming to the edge where you once again take in more of the view below was fantastic. The pods (stand alone rooms) were private...

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akbarabbas2016, General Manager at The View, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your magnificent review of The View Oman. Guests at our resort are our patrons and we eagerly await to welcome them to their mystical abode in the vibrant country that is, Oman. The team is glad to learn that our well appointed rooms ensured you had comfortable stay and our warm services added to the...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The drive to the View, while not as harrowing as we feared, was trying. It's 7 or 8 miles up a steep, winding, corrugated dirt road, with occasional deep ravines appearing on the side. We were delighted when we arrived at The View ... the resort itself is immaculate and the staff were extremely helpful and welcoming. Our room was...

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akbarabbas2016, General Manager at The View, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At The View Oman, we all work tirelessly to ensure our very discerning patrons sample only the finest and feedback shared by them allow us to continuously review our services and offerings. We thus feel privileged to be of service to you. We thank you for appreciating the food quality and wish to apprise you that our international...

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I believe if you're looking for best view snd would like to enjoy your lovely day you should come to this resort, they have very good service, I think this resort meets my expectations and I had good experience

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akbarabbas2016, General Manager at The View, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your words of appreciation are a great reward for our efforts to provide a comfortable and memorable experience at The View Oman. We all look forward to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Akbar Abbas Resort Manager

Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed a night in the View on the weekend and it was very nice and relaxing away from the city..the pool has a very nice view..the weather was amazing a bit breezy at night..staff are so friendly..food is fine no variety but was ok.. Would definitely visit again for a another break 👌

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akbarabbas2016, General Manager at The View, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. It is our constant endeavor to provide quality service to our guests and we are delighted to learn that we succeeded in doing so. Look forward to welcome you back soon at The View Oman. Kind Regards, Akbar Abbas Resort Manager

Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I booked on The View website for one night at $286 (OMR 110). Which I think is a lot of money. But I was showing a friend the area, and driving through Wadi Bani Auf, etc. I’ve lived in Oman for many years and I have a sound understanding and expectation of what a $286/night property is like here. Sadly...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your stay review at The View Oman and being our guest. It is a pleasure to read that the location of our resort was liked by you along with our infinity pool. The View Oman is one of the most sought after hotels in the country and we take pride...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The View is located at 1,400 meters above sea level, driving through 8 kms of winding road from Al Hamra to Hail Al Shas in a 4WD vehicle. We are just 2 1/2 hrs drive from Muscat, 45 minutes from Nizwa and 15 minutes from Al Hamra, it is a perfect getaway with 30 exclusive rooms for a truly relaxed and comfortable stay. It isn't just an 'Eco Luxe' retreat, but an experience where nature holds pride of place. Where service and hospitality is at its finest. It's an ideal port of call for visitors wanting to start adventurous trekking expeditions and excursions towards the peak of Jabal Shams Mountains. The View provides stylish accommodations apart from enjoying a relaxed time by the campfire or taking a dip in the infinity pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The View

Address: Hail Al Shas | Al Hamra. Ad Dakhaliyah., Al Hamra 112, Oman
Region: Oman > Ad-Dakhiliyah Governorate > Al Hamra
Price Range: ₹ 12,541 - ₹ 20,234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The View 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Any of the front rooms have unobstructed views - Room 26 was great!”
Cruiser-0904, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Best unobstructed views are from the lower pods at the front”
TonyLon, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one at the front of course !”
AdrianH_9, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best views from the front pods.”
bradleyg416, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms away from the restaurant and main buildings”
roosterza, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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