Al Bustan Palace InterContinental Muscat hotel - an oasis of grandeur, hospitality and unashamed luxury, identified as the Jewel of the Sultanate of Oman and the Middle East, is situated eight kilometres from the downtown business district and 35 kilometres from the airport. It is close to Muscat and the commercial centre and enjoys spectacular views over the Gulf of Oman.
The hotel, opened in 1985, is nestled on the coast surrounded by a dramatic mountain backdrop, sea and beach and set in 200 acres of lush, green gardens. The hotel has built a reputation as the best hotel in the Middle East and one of the finest hotels in the world.
Wellness Centre at Al Bustan Palace InterContinental Muscat hotel offers a variety of massages: Swedish, Chinese, Balinese, Thai, Reflexology, Foot Spa, etc.
Beauty salon and barber (temporarily located on level 3, lifts 3 and 4).
The temporary Gymnasium provides a variety of cardiovascular equipment including treadmills, bikes, elliptical and multi purpose multi gym and free weights (temporarily located on the 5th floor, adjacent to lifts 3 and 4 ).
The one-kilometre-long private beach is ideal for jogging, walking or just relaxing in the sun. We also offer jeux de boules (pétanque), croquet and beach volleyball.
For relaxation, unwind in the pool which is temperature controlled at 29°C (84°F). For sun worshippers, a large pool deck surrounds the free-form pool and the children's shaded splash pool. Swimming lessons for both children and adults can be arranged.
Al Bustan Palace InterContinental Muscat hotel offers 250 luxurious rooms and suites, each with its own private balcony and most with spectacular views over the Gulf of Oman.
These 250 bedrooms are inclusive of 24 Junior Suites and eight Grand Deluxe Suites. The hotel has rooms on floors 1 to 3 (east and west wings - Al Bustan Deluxe rooms) and floors 5 to 8 (tower floors), which include the Arabian Deluxe rooms and suites, the Deluxe Suites and the Executive Suites.
There are 73 non-smoking rooms and suites available on various floors. The hotel also has two rooms available for handicapped visitors.