Corniche Hotel

PO Box 1800, Muscat, 114, Oman | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Muscat

A Day in Muskat

A travel blog entry by nickandjo


... geology. We then went to see the outside of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque which was a personal gift from him to his people. This is the 3 rd largest Mosque in the world (2 are bigger in Saudi and one in Palestine); it holds 15,000 worshippers with separate prayer areas for men and women as is customary. Interestingly this is the only Mosque in Muscat to permit the entrance of appropriately dressed non Muslims, only before 1100 though and we were there mid afternoon. Next was ...

A Whole New World

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... litter (and no stench of rotting trash); the roads are excellent and drivers obey traffic laws, making it a very drivable country; there is not a single motorbike or tuk-tuk or trishaw to be seen. I'll miss the exoticism of South and Southeast Asia, but won't deny that it feels good to be back in a country with some familiar comforts. (To be fair, Singapore has these in abundance, too.) And Oman is certainly still exotic--"a dazzling place I never knew."

Our time ...

Monkeys using dogs as cars and drinks at skybars.

A travel blog entry by charlottesweb


... were considered smart. We had a crash back down to reality leaving the skybar to Khaosan Road, I ended up getting a hair braid like a six year old in Spain, I've been to Asia not Benidorm, my hair just says otherwise. Ended up staying awake until 5am, another night of accommodation paid for I didn't make use of, a boy in the hostel got his phone stolen so I got swept up in the drama, turns out his friend stole it who he was sharing a room with, ...

Pure luxury!

A travel blog entry by lbc


... away their mobile phones as we are approaching take off and they are still ringing and taking!! Seriously!! I know they were lax with us on the way out but this just takes the mickey surely when its to do with safety and trust me these are not phones that have flight safe modes!! The flight is stupidly hot to the point of making me feel ill but i am sure they have done it to knock these first time fliers out so they don’t misbehave!!

The final chapter in The Battle of India

A travel blog entry by maggie360


... agents behind. Once they were airborne they even had to fly a reroute because our climb was so slow. It wasn’t but a 5-minute delay in the grand scheme of their flight, but I felt a bit bad. We thanked them over the radio. In their fast TBM their flight time was less than half of ours.

The rest of the flight was uneventful, fortunately. This was our last big over-water flight. We had clear skies and smooth sailing throughout. ...

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This hotel, located on PO Box 1800, Muscat, is near Bait Al-Zubair, Corniche, Bahla Fort, and The Frankincense Trail.
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