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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been staying in an excellent sea view room. The location is a dream with the beautiful rock in the back and the long stretched beach. A place to switch off, relax and recharge. Excellent service and many good restaurants. We also enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rated this hotel a few years ago and I want to do it again. I typically don't do this but this small paradise (as I called it last time) deserves it. Fact is... I'm coming back for the 9th time this year. I tell...More

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Response from Jürgen D, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paul, what a “Superb” review! Thanks a million from all of us in Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa! We are so happy to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us. Shangri-La's philosophy is hospitality from a caring family. Our genuine care...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful property with stunning views. Staff was friendly and efficient. Rooms were clean and food was good. There was much to see and do outside of the hotel as well. Would definitely stay here again.More

Thank Angela C
Response from Jürgen D, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Angela C, thank you for the great review of your stay in Al Bandar Hotel! We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us here in Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa . We as a team hope...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been there many times and I would recommend it highly as everything is there to make your stay very enjoyable and relaxing. Service has always been great. As a European, Al Bandar is the best out of the three complexes. There is one...More

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Response from Jürgen D, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear CarolineGB72 thank you very much for your feedback after your recent stay with us. We are happy to read here that you enjoyed your stay with us, and were able to take advantage of our facilities and services. Looking forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time at this resort with our kids, the staffs were very friendly and helpful especially Minch the desk manager that resolved our room issue on arrival. We enjoy great meals at the buffet restaurant with very nice spread on Xmas eve;...More

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Response from Jürgen D, General Manager at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Bandar HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Ola K, thank you for choosing Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, and for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor. Your comfort and well being is of our utmost priority and we are happy that we as a team were...More

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Pool
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
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Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Refrigerator in room
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Heated pool
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US$ 270 - US$ 562 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$ 270 - US$ 562 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Gizzella C
15 January 2018|
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Response from ItsAllAGame | Reviewed this property |
Being from conservative America, I was surprised to see women and men of all sizes, ages wearing bikinis, sometimes string, and speedos. Anything goes from full Arabic neck to ankles to practically nothing. It's a great... More
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babak0100
1 December 2017|
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Response from RuediWyss | Reviewed this property |
b&b , half board and full board available, Minibar in the room, alcoholic Drinks have to be paid additionally.
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Mohammed A
27 July 2017|
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Response from gavin l | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bother with the upgrade (unless it is free). The rooms at Al Waha are of good quality and quite spacious
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"For sure a sea view room is the best."
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"Avoid rooms on the ground floor, unless it is your personal choice. Those rooms tend to be very noisy with..."
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"Love the Al Bandar rooms DeLuxe with sea-view"
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"North facing rooms overlooking the pool areas are noisy. The east facing rooms are quietest."
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