Come on now, you're in Oman. It's expensive. This hotel isn't great, but it's also not bad, and the location is top notch, right on the Corniche. The air conditioning works, the staff are doing their best, and there's hot water in the shower. The rooms are somewhere within…
Ok now, this was recommended by expats and they were right. This isn’t a flashy place don’t let that put you off. After sloping about the souks try this place. It looks shabby but it’s a diamond in the rough. It serves nice cold alcoholic drinks and has a fantastic view from…
We visited the restaurant for the view, cold beer and friendly service. The food is great value and the atmosphere as the sun goes down and the muezzins strikes up the call to prayer cannot be beaten.
I paid 25 Riyals without breakfast as the walk in rate for what is likely one of their 2-3 best rooms, #301, a corner room with views of the harbor on two sides. The place is a bit of a dive, with sewage smells coming from the bathroom (keep the door closed to avoid gagging),…
We visited the Marina Hotel for drinks in the restaurant while on a day trip. Very friendly staff and a good experience. The restaurant is on the top floor with a good view over the port. Easy walking distance of the port gate and town shops.
"If you have a concern about the basement nightclub, try staying in a higher floor."
"Higher floors are better; there's a loud bar with salsa music, alcohol and other sins. (We heard nothing in rooms 30x and 40x.)"
"If you don't mind being awake until 0400 fourth floor has good views."
"Rooms on the higher floor and facing the sea/fish market."
"The best room is a room at another hotel."