• Kitchen
  • Sea view
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning

Set against the Al Hajar mountains overlooking the Sea of Oman, this 5-star luxury resort offers a unique palace experience, showcasing the art of Omani hospitality. Located on a 1-km long private beachfront – the longest in Muscat - Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, features 250 newly renovated rooms and suites. Al Bustan Palace Spa by The Ritz-Carlton offers a variety of spa treatments with 17 spacious treatment rooms and a ladies-only member area including a private beach. All rooms include an electric kettle, a mini-bar, and a flat screen TV. Some rooms include a separate seating area. Kids have access to Ritz Kids, an engaging program for children of all ages to take part in various beach and outdoor adventures, including Al Bustan reef snorkeling, table tennis, beach soccer, or arts and crafts. The program also invites children to discover our destination with several activities designed to discover the local culture and traditions, such as a henna tutorial, Omani culture workshops, Arabian tales story-telling or a hotel tour to meet the palace’s famous coffee man. Al Bustan Palace features 3 restaurants, serving a variety of international cuisines. Al Khiran Terrace is an all-day dining restaurant overlooking the infinity pool and the sea of Oman. Beach Pavilion restaurant is an elegant beachfront specialty restaurant serving the freshest fish and seafood. Award-winning China Mood restaurant features authentic Chinese cuisine in a sophisticated, yet comfortable, setting. Guests can also relax with a cocktail by the pool at BLU Bar or a uniquely flavored tea with a modern twist at The Atrium Tea Lounge. Muscat International Airport is a 45-minute drive away. Downtown Muscat and Al Alam Palace are a 20-minute drive from the hotel. Car rental can be arranged by the 24-hour staff. Free private parking is available at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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The Ritz-Carlton Company, L.L.C
Hotel chain/brand
The Ritz-Carlton Company, L.L.C

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness center

Spa


Availability

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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.2
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
8.9
High score for Muscat
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Maha
    Oman Oman
    That there is always something for the kids and they have a special pool for them
  • Pablo
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    Outdoors and location are exceptional. Buffet food is great
  • Stephanie
    Switzerland Switzerland
    The building is very iconic and although the rooms start to be very dated, they are kept rather well. We had two standard connecting rooms and one of them was upgraded to a junior suite, allowing us to have plenty of space with our baby. Staff...

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • AL KHIRAN KITCHEN
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal

Resort Facilities at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Spa
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Walk-in closet
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Windsurfing
    Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Playground
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Pool 2 – outdoorFree!
  • Seasonal
  • Adults only
Spa
  • Kids' pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Waterslide
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Russian

House rules

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 4 years
Crib upon request
Free
6 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
OMR 15 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
OMR 30 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • AL KHIRAN KITCHEN

  • The prices at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Tennis court
    • Windsurfing
    • Kids' club
    • Evening entertainment
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Personal trainer
    • Beauty services
    • Locker rooms
    • Swimming pool
    • Happy hour
    • Bicycle rental
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Facial treatments
    • Themed dinners
    • Tennis equipment
    • Live music/Performance
    • Waxing services
    • Makeup services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Private beach area
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Check-in at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel is 14.3 miles from the center of Muscat. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Guests staying at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet