Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

PO BOX 19981998MuscatOman
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About Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel is a 5-star establishment situated between the Sea of Oman and Al Hajar mountain range. It is one of the most fascinating hotels at Muscat, Oman.

The hotel has 250 rooms. Each one is equipped with Wi-Fi (for a surcharge), a television with satellite channels, ironing facilities, a minibar, a private bathroom, an air conditioner with climate control, direct dial telephone, ironing facilities, coffee/tea making facilities, a DVD player, and a safe.

Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel has a private beach, computer room, a gift shop, outdoor swimming pools for adults and children, salon, spa, fitness centre, business centre, a tennis court, and conference rooms.

The hotel boasts four on-site restaurants, including seafood, Chinese, international buffet and a poolside bar, along with a tea lounge.

It takes a 20-minute drive from the hotel going to Al Alam Palace and Downtown Muscat.


PO BOX 1998, 1998, Muscat, Oman
Telephone: +968 24799666 | Fax: +968 24799600 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Direct beach access
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel bar on the beach
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Massage
  • Turkish bath / Hammam


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent location and rooms

The hotel is surrounded by a majestic sea, lush gardens, and beautiful mountain ranges The environment make the guests marvel at the grandeur of nature It is indeed a paradise located near major attractions and modern shops Families, friends, and businessmen are more than satisfied of the ambience The hotel lives up to its five-star status The rooms are spacious and fully functional The bathrooms are spotless Every part of the hotel is properly decorated State of the art facilities are available for use Moreover, there are a lot of activities travellers can enjoy while staying at the hotel.

Amazing staff

The staff makes the guests feel at home They are highly trained to meet the needs and cater to the requests of the guests The employees are multilingual so guests do not worry about communication The staff is also knowledgeable of the numerous attractions near the hotel Moreover, they treat the guests with utmost respect and delight.

Great food

Every bite of the food offered by the hotel is mouth-watering Best ingredients are chosen and careful preparation is done to produce delicious and healthy food The guests are very glad to eat at the hotel’s restaurants The food is indeed the best Muscat has to offer.

Negative Reviews

Expensive rates

The accommodation, food, and other services are expensive as expected of a five-star hotel However, everything is worth it Guests did not regret spending a huge amount of money.

A little bit of noise

A little noise enters the rooms especially during peak season However, this cannot destroy the whole experience.

Slow internet connection

The internet is slow sometimes However, this cannot bother guests because there are a lot of enjoyable things to do at the hotel.

Rating Overview

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9.1 out of 10 based on 896 reviews