Crowne Plaza Muscat

Muscat, Oman

At a Glance

  • Located on the trendy Qurum beach, close to the cafes and shops on the promenade
  • Spacious and comfortable rooms, many of which offer sea views

  • A diverse range of restaurants and facilities, including a private beach

  • Interconnecting and Family Rooms are available, as well as lots of activities for children and a dedicated Kids' Pool

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The best time to visit Oman is between November and mid-March, when the cooler air brings the mountain scenery sharply into focus and daytime temperatures average at 25°C. For the rest of the year, much of Oman is oppressively hot and hazy, particularly between May and August.

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The Crowne Plaza Muscat is a relaxed seaside property close to Qurum Beach. Just half an hour from the airport and with a great selection of shops and restaurants nearby, this property is a great option for both short and long stays.

The highly renowned Crowne Plaza group have secured another great location with their property in Muscat, Oman’s historic seaside capital. With views out over the deep blue Gulf of Oman and the café-lined promenade of Qurum Beach just a few steps away, this property is good option for a stay in the city. Luxurious yet modest, this hotel offers 200 stylish and modern rooms, some of which offer sea views. Dining options within the hotel are varied, with their Italian restaurant, Come Prima, and Persian restaurant Shiraz both open for lunch and dinner, and The Edge opening for dinner to serve international cuisine and vegetarian menus. Tropicana, also serving international cuisine and a wide breakfast selection, is open all day, as are their two bars, Duke’s Bar and the Pool Bar, ideal for a light bite or a cocktail. Families are well provided for. Although the hotel does not have a Kids’ Club, there are lots of fun activities and a children's pool. Most of the rooms are large enough to accommodate extra beds or interconnecting rooms can be requested. Babysitting is available. With a separate adult and kids’ pool, tennis courts and private beach guests certainly won’t be lacking for entertainment, and for those wishing to fully unwind there is also a sumptuous spa, salon and hairdresser on site.
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  • Bait Al Baranda

    Built in the 1930s, Bait Al Baranda was converted into a museum in 2006. The museum focuses on the history of Muscat, offering interactive displays and exhibitions.

  • Coffee with The Curator - Bait Adam Museum

    Enjoy a traditional Omani coffee with the Curator of the Bait Adam Museum. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the history and culture of Oman, as well as gain a detailed insight into the museum's collections.

  • Day Tour of Wadis and Hajar Mountains

    A driving tour with driver-guide taking in some of the scenic wadis and mountain villages found within a few hours of Muscat.

  • Dinner with an Omani Family

    Spend the evening with an Omani family, enjoying a delicious traditional meal and learning about local culture, history, customs and beliefs.

  • Dive or Snorkel at the Daymaniyat Islands

    North of Muscat, off-shore from the town of Barka are the Damaniyat Islands. These are one of Oman's best dive spots but are equally good for a snorkel or swim in beautiful surroundings.

  • Full-Day Trip to Wahiba Sands

    Around three hours to the south of Muscat lie the rolling sand dunes of the Wahiba Sands, a stark and stunning desert with an ever-changing landscape. Dune bashing makes for an exhilarating visit, and contrasts to a swim in the beautiful Wadi Bani Khaled.

  • Game Fishing & Island Hopping

    Spend the day at the sea, fishing for seasonal catch such as yellowfin tuna, kingfish, grouper, dorado and sailfish. And of course take the time to enjoy the fruits of your labour with a beach BBQ, where your catch will prepared by a private chef.

  • Half Day Muscat City Tour

    Half-day city tour of Muscat taking in the; Sultan Qaboos mosque, souqs, the fruit and vegetable, and fish markets.

  • Market Tour & Cooking Class at Crafty Kitchen

    Accompanied by a chef, spend the morning visiting the city's bustling markets searching for fresh produce which you will then learn how to transform into delicious cuisine at Muscat's Crafty Kitchen.

  • National Museum

    The long-awaited National Museum is in the heart of Old Muscat, close to the Sultan's Palace. The museum aims to preserve and promote the Omani culture by showcasing the country's rich history.

  • Opera in Muscat

    Take in a performance at the Royal Opera House in Muscat.

  • Private Boat Trip & Beach BBQ

    A wonderfully exclusive experience; spend the day exploring the Oman coastline, including dolphin watching, snorkeling and a private beach BBQ in a picturesque setting.

  • Sultan's Armed Forces Museum

    One of the most interesting museum's in Muscat, the Sultan's Armed Forces Museum offers much more than just a display of military hardware.

  • Tour of the Muscat Royal Opera House

    Take a tour of the beautiful Royal Opera House in Muscat. Whilst the exterior of the building seems fairly understated, within its walls you will find opulent Arabic design and a wonderful collection of rare instruments.

  • Wadi Arbayeen with Picnic

    Head out of Muscat for the day for an adventure along the rugged coastline, where dramatic mountains conceal lush wadis just waiting to be explored. Visit the beautiful Wadi Arbayeen and enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch.

Vacation Ideas

  • Essential Oman

    Muscat, Wahiba Sands & Nizwa

    from $4900 pp 5 nights

    • Great for those who want variety without having to travel too far between destinations
    • The scenery in Nizwa is simply breathtaking with views over the Hajar mountain range
    • Spending two nights in the desert is a really special experience that you'll find hard to match!
  • Imagine Oman

    Muscat, Wahiba Sands, Nizwa & Hajar Mountains

    from $3700 pp 7 nights

    • You can immerse yourself in Omani history and culture as you go on a tailor made trip through this country visiting Muscat, the desert and the Hajar mountains
    • You have the opportunity to spend a night in the desert, a unique experience whether you wake at dawn to see sunset over the dunes or stay up late in the night star gazing
    • Whether you want action packed hiking and  trekking in the mountains and wadis or just want to enjoy peaceful walks through ancient villages and date palm groves the mountains are truly stunning

Location & directions

Muscat, Oman

Crowne Plaza Muscat is located approximately 30 minutes east of the Muscat International Airport.The property is close to Qurum Beach, with its cafe-lined promenade.


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