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Muscat Hotels

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Grand Millennium Muscat

4.5 508 reviews

Al Nahda Resort & Spa

InterContinental Muscat

4.0 667 reviews
No free cancellation eligable

Sheraton Oman Hotel

4.5 558 reviews


Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa

4.5 1935 reviews
No free cancellation eligable

Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel

4.5 2376 reviews

Shangrila Al Bandar

Radisson Collection Hotel, Hormuz Grand Muscat

4.5 786 reviews

Shangrila Al Waha

The Chedi Muscat

4.5 3089 reviews

Grand Hyatt Muscat

4.0 1942 reviews

InterContinental Muscat

4.0 1488 reviews

Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa - Al Husn

Kempinski Hotel Muscat

4.5 581 reviews

Al Madinah Holiday

3.0 88 reviews

Al Bahjah Hotel

Majan Continental Hotel

Ramee Guestline Hotel

3.0 153 reviews

Millennium Executive Apartments Muscat

4.5 205 reviews
No free cancellation eligable
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Travelling To Muscat: The Walled City

Muscat, the Capital City of Oman, is one of the most beautiful cities in Oman. The capital city of Oman is famously known as the ‘Walled city’. Grand Mosque, Sultan's Palace, Mutrah Corniche, Al Jalali Fort are some of the popular landmarks of the city. Muscat has various museums that showcase the history and culture of the region. Muscat is famous for its palaces, souks, magnificent attractions, ancient forts, castles, and cuisines.

Muscat Hotel Booking Tips

  • Season to Book Muscat Hotel

    : Winter is the best time to visit Muscat and is the peak season for tourists. Most of the events and festivals also take place during the winter months from October to March. So, book well in advance to avail the best offers during the peak season.

  • Location of Muscat Hotels

    : Research the location where you would like to stay in and then look for hotels. If you are planning on using public transport, do check how far the hotel is from the closest metro station or from the bus stop. The most popular mode of transport in Muscat is the ‘baisa’ bus, which is relatively cheap and covers most of the parts of the city. So, if you want to save some money, you can book a hotel away from city. If you want to avoid travelling time, then it is best to book a hotel in city centre or in an area that is easily accessible to tourist spots in Muscat.

  • Muscat Hotels in Budget

    : Set your budget before planning your trip. Travel booking website like Cleartrip has pricing as one of their search criteria. Through this, you can find the best hotel in Muscat within your budget without compromising on the facilities and services.

  • Reviews of Hotels in Muscat

    : To get an insight of the hotels in Muscat and their services, look for online reviews to check if the hotel is worth staying or not. These reviews will help you know more about the hotel in question.

Best localities to book hotels in Muscat

  • Hotels in/near Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos- It is a well- known area located in the centre of Muscat city. The area has many restaurants, supermarkets, and coffee shops, etc. Samara Hotel and Park Inn by Radisson Muscat are some of the hotels in Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos.

  • Hotels in/near Ruwi- Known as the business district of Muscat, Ruwi is busier and more congested than other locations in Muscat. Even though it doesn’t have shopping malls, but it has supermarket and small shops. Ruwi Hotel, Haffa House Hotel, Sun City hotel are all located in Ruwi.

  • Hotels in/near Al Khuwair- Al Khuwair is located near Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos and consists of both commercial and residential buildings. Radisson Blue hotel, The Platinum, Waves International Hotel, Dolphin hotel are all situated at Al Khuwair.

  • Hotels in/near Mattrah- Mattrah is famous for the traditional Souq and is one of the best neighbourhoods in Oman. It is surrounded by the Sultan Qaboos Port, its corniche, and is close to Al Riyam Park. Mutrah Hotel and Hotel Crowne Plaza are some of the hotels available in this area.

How to reach Muscat?

By Flight

: The largest airport in Oman, Muscat International Airport is at a distance of 32 km from the old city of Muscat. This airport has flights to and from various cities like Mumbai, Sharjah, London, Lahore, etc. Air Arabia, Air Blue, Air India, British Airways, Egypt Air, Oman Air, etc. are some of the major airlines operating on these routes.

By Bus

: Oman National Transport Company (ONTC) provides government-run buses from Dubai and Abu Dhabi to Muscat. Apart from the daily buses, there are also some private operators running buses on intercity routes.

Price range of hotels in Muscat

Cleartrip website offers a wide range of hotels in Muscat as per budget and other preferences. The price range of hotels is OMR 87 to OMR 1293. Based on the price range, you can choose the best hotel for you in Muscat.

Must visit dining places in Muscat

Muscat offers some of the best places to eat.

  • Al Mandoos Restaurant- The Avenue Mall

  • Bowshar International Hotel- Sultan Qaboos Street

  • Zanzibar Island Restaurant- Muscat

  • Turkish House- Al Hadiqa Street

  • Shuwa Express- Bareeq Al Shatti Mall

  • Slider Station-Shatti Al Qurum

  • Ubhar- Al Kharjiyah Street

  • Bin Ateeq-Al Khuwair Street

  • Begum’s- Al Khuwair Street

  • Fusion- Ruwi

Places of interest

  • Al Qurum Beach- It is one of the top destinations in Oman and is specifically known for its spectacular beach that is covered in golden sand.

  • Al Alam Palace- This 200 year old palace built by Imam Sultan Bin Ahmad is surrounded by magnificent forts of Al Jalali and Al Mirani. The palace has polished marble surfaces and wooden balconies.

  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque- It is one of the most famous and largest mosques in Oman. This architectural beauty is known for its decorated walls, domes and interior design.

  • Burj Al Sahwa- It is a clock tower located in the city centre. Built in the year 1985, this monument carries a lot of historic and cultural importance.

  • Mutrah Souk- It is one of the oldest market places in Muscat, located adjacent to the Muscat Harbour.

  • Sultan’s Palace- This palace is the official residence of the Sultan. The grand palace hosts a museum too which is highly-informative.

Interesting facts about Muscat

Culture: Their culture is highly influenced by Islam and they follow the Ibadi School of Islam. They emphasise highly on hospitality.

Cuisine: Omani cuisine mainly consists of meat dishes, apart from rice and spices.

People: 60% of the population consists of Omanis while the remaining 40% are expatriates. The people of Muscat are very polite, sociable and hospitable. Women wear ‘Abaya’ while men wear traditional Omani dress called ‘dishdasha’.

Language: The most widely spoken language in Muscat is Arabic. English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Tamil, Malayalam, etc. are also spoken by people of various origins living here.

Shopping: Some of the top things to buy in Muscat are Pottery, Omani clothes, dry dates, Omani crafts, Omani silver jewellery, frankincense, wall hangings, etc.

Nearest places to visit

  • Sur-It is 151 km from Muscat

  • Al Sohar- It is at a distance of 205 km from Muscat

  • Nizwa-It is 132 km from Muscat

  • Az Zahirah-Distance between Muscat and Az Zahirah is 288 km

  • Musandam- It is 355 km away from Muscat


Muscat experiences hot and humid summers and warm winters. November to March is the winter months and the climate is pleasant. During the months of April and September, heat gets unbearable.

Best time to book hotels in Muscat

The best season to visit Muscat is during the winter months, when the weather is pleasant.



November to March

The weather is pleasant during the months of November and March. Apart from the weather, Muscat Festival is held during the month of January. This is the best time to indulge in sightseeing. Thus, there is a great rush during this season and due to which hotel rates can get really high. You should book well in advance to get the best rates.

April to October

These summer months are really hot and humid making it very difficult for people to explore the city and outdoor activities. It is the off-season and hotels are comparatively cheaper at this time as most of the hotels offer discounts to attract the crowd.

Popular Events and Festivals

  • Muscat Festival- It is the biggest festival in Oman and is held in the month of January and February. This festival showcases the culture and heritage through various cultural and artistic activities.

  • Eid al Aldha- Also known as the festival of Sacrifice, this important festival for Muslims is celebrated in the month of March by saying special prayers and by slaughtering lambs.

  • Ramadan-One of the most important festivals for Muslims, which is celebrated in the 9th month of the Islamic calendar is Ramadan. During this festival, Muslims observe fast from dawn till dusk and also abstain themselves from smoking, drinking, etc.

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