Oman’s five-star property W Muscat Hotel officially opens

The property has 279 rooms and suites

Image used for illustrative purpose only. Image courtesy: W Muscat Hotel
Image used for illustrative purpose only. Image courtesy: W Muscat Hotel

W Muscat Hotel, Oman’s latest five-star property was officially inaugurated on Wednesday, 12 June, 2019.

The property that has 279 rooms and suites was inaugurated by Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) which is the Sultanate’s executive arm for tourism development.

“W Muscat Hotel is a proud addition to Omran’s growing hospitality portfolio and will set a new benchmark as a vibrant lifestyle destination, not only for the Sultanate but for the whole region,” Peter Walichnowski, CEO of Omran told Oman News Agency.

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He added, “With the launch of the W Muscat Hotel we have already created over 100 new jobs for Omani’s and this number will increase as we ramp up the hotel operation towards the peak winter season.”

Speaking about the property, Alex Kyriakidis, president and MD, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International told the news agency, “We are excited to partner with Omran to bring the playful energy and vibe of W Hotels to Muscat and create a new lifestyle destination in the Sultanate.”

The luxury hotel has a ballroom with a capacity of 310 people, a 1,800 square-metre swimming pool and seven high-end dining options, in addition to a fitness centre and W’s signature Away Spa.

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