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Timbuktu, Mali
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed at villa shams for Xmas & New Year, and had absolutely an amazing time, the car that comes with the room makes Muscat life easy to discover. Hilde is an amzing open person, she makes sure that everything her customers need is available or advice on where to get the great locations (Beaches, restaurant, supermarket etc...) I highly...

1Thank BoubaOntheGo
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in villa shams for 11 days in a Nice spacious room. The lady who runs this place is very helpful and Nice. And her breakfast is great! With the room came a car which made exploring oman easy. To cool down from the heat in oman there is a perfect pool to chill down. Recommend this place to...

1Thank Sandra R
Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Coming back from a Himalaya-Trekking, close to midnight, we had very warm welcome by Mrs Schmid. The whole location, our suite, the services and support were just great ! Thank you, Mrs Schmid, for all your good proposals for visits and your excellent breakfasts..we will miss the Villa Shams.

3Thank Filhippos
Reviewed 3 June 2013 via mobile

We had three great days at Villa Shams. Mrs. Schmid was a great host and made us feel like home in the Villa. Concidering the rental car, a nice breakfast buffet and a good location the price is really fair.

1Thank Clubalex
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We spent few days visiting Muscat and as it was high season we have been recommended Villa Shams as an affordable place to stay. The accommodation was great and mostly Hilde was ''the perfect host'' we were really impressed with the service offered with high level of professionalism. We are definitely going back soon!

2Thank KateLMalfa
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Villa Shams is a little oasis in the heart of Muscat. Hilde, the owner, is very attentive and does all she can to make your stay perfect. The highlights: The pool with shaded deck and lounge chairs, the roof top deck with a view of the city, wonderful breakfast with cereals, fruit, yogurt, cheeses, meats, homemade bread, fresh juice from...

5Thank withni7
Reviewed 10 March 2013

Walking through the gate into Villa Shams having been greeted enthusiastically by Hilde was just like returning home! Our room was spacious, clean and cool. The smell of Frankincense wafted through the house ( a little of which Hilde gave us as a parting gift!) and the breakfasts were as good as ever. Hilde cooks a mean scrambled egg and...

3Thank Jackie C
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 February 2013

This B&B is excellent, fair price, lot's of quality. Spacious clean rooms, good bed, A/C, small fridge. Rental car included in the price. Location is good: sea,public beach, shops, restaurants, access to the highway are close by. Great host: Hilde, who serves a great breakfast a gives you lot's of information about Oman, Muscat, what to do. She also arranges...

Thank ingrid040
Reviewed 17 November 2012

One cannot imagine a better base for exploring Mascat and its beautiful surroundings: The rooms are light and comfortable, the rental car (included in the room rent!) is perfect for driving throughout the country, the prices are very moderate, but the very best aspect is the cosy atmosphere, thanks to the owner, Ms. Schmid: She prepares a fantastic breakfast (most...

2Thank Urlauber1981
Reviewed 29 February 2012

excellent welcome, breakfast, tips for your stay.Your hostess is great and really cares for you!

6Thank elisalem

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Villa Shams

Address: p.c - 116 mina al fahal, Oman
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Shams 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Villa Shams Hotel Muscat Governorate
Villa Shams Oman
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“The suite rooms are vast, we had one last time but this visit went for a standard room which was still very spacious. The ground floor rooms seemed to be cooler!”
 of 5 bubbles Pip58, 9 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The suite is perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles ingrid040, 25 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room on top floors if possible”
 of 5 bubbles elisalem, 29 Feb 2012 | Read review
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