Hotel Avani Muscat opens in Oman’s capital
Avani Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of Avani Muscat Hotel, its newest property in the Middle East and the brand’s first property in the Sultanate of Oman. Located in Seeb, a prime residential area in the heart of Muscat’s westward growth, the new property enjoys superb access to the airport and the city, making it an ideal base for business travelers. , digital nomads and vacationers.
Blending heritage-inspired touches and sleek contemporary style, the property’s 161 rooms are a masterclass in subtle design. Calming yet stimulating environments, tailored to the needs of today’s hyper-connected traveler, have been created using natural materials, bespoke décor and Omani tones. In response to the changing work behaviors of travelers around the world, in-room workspaces offer flexible configuration options and easy access to the smart power panel equipped with multiple outlets and USB ports.
On the residential side, 45 studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom serviced apartments bring Avani’s fresh, forward-looking aesthetic to one of Muscat’s most vibrant neighborhoods. With an area of 128 square meters, the three-bedroom apartments are the largest in the inventory and are ideal for long stays and families with children who can take full advantage of AvaniKids, the hotel’s children’s club and swimming pool. ‘hotel.
Tasty dining options include Trisis, an all-day, nature-inspired restaurant with indoor trees specializing in Omani, Arabic and international cuisines, and Avani’s take-out dining concept, Pantry, known for its honest and nutritious meals and its specialties. Coffee. The open-air Patio Bar offers refreshments and the perfect place to relax overlooking the turquoise pool while enjoying the heartbeat of the city. Dedicated exercise and health club facilities are available at AvaniFit, offering space to get in shape or relax in the sauna or steam room.
Avani Muscat is adjacent to Al Araimi Boulevard Mall and just a five-minute drive from Muscat Mall, home to a spectacular 8,000 square meter aquarium and countless shopping, dining and entertainment options. You can also explore the famous traditional souk of Seeb, a vast mix of markets offering everything from spices to gold to Omani embroidery.
Visitors to the city who enjoy the outdoors can embark on sea excursions and dive charters from nearby Al Mouj Marina or work on their putting or swing at Al Mouj Golf, the premier PGA links golf course in ‘Oman designed by Greg Norman.
The Royal Opera House, an architectural marvel offering a robust calendar of world-class musical events, and the iconic Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque are both a short drive away. Further afield but still within a day’s distance from the hotel are Al Alam Palace, one of the working royal residences that dates back 200 years, and the National Museum of Oman showcasing the rich and diverse culture of the sultanate .
Avani Muscat is well positioned to become one of the city’s premier conference and event venues, with a spacious and elegant ballroom capable of hosting large-scale social celebrations such as weddings and banquets, and features high ceilings, an outdoor pre-function area, a private Majilis and ample parking.
As well as being one of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing hotel brands, Avani Hotels and Resorts is well established in the Middle East, with three properties in Dubai in tourist and business areas keys: upscale Palm Jumeirah, historic Deira and Ibn Battuta on the city’s main Sheikh Zayed Road. The brand recently announced the expansion of its footprint in the region to Bahrain with Avani Bilaj Al Jazayer Bahrain Resort scheduled to open in 2024.