Howard Johnson

Address: Sarooj Street, Muscat, Oman | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Sarooj Street, Muscat, is near Bait Al-Zubair, Corniche, Bahla Fort, and The Frankincense Trail.
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Travel Blogs from Muscat

Muscat on foot

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad on Sep 21, 2014

10 comments, 27 photos

... around but finished pretty quick and decided to wait (and catch up on the blog) in a Costa Coffee shop for Aziz to call me.

A little later he called and told me he was on the way and I should meet him in the car park at the lifts. Somehow we missed each other and had to meet up in another way but it eventually all worked out. Aziz is a cool guy, self-employed at 26 and runs a construction company which keeps him very busy, so that we had to pass by his ...

A problem shared and an act of kindness

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin on Apr 09, 2014

3 comments, 16 photos

... more recently, I was looking for a silver anklet. Whenever I tried to find one in India I was taken to very expensive shops that didn't sell what I was looking for, so I decided to try my luck in the jewellery quarter of the souk. This was a very busy area, although my photo doesn't do it justice but mainly that is because everyone was inside the shops looking, examining, bargaining and gesticulating it was quite a sight to see. We window shopped a lot as most of the ...

Our own private paradise

A travel blog entry by dskerik on Mar 22, 2014

12 photos

Today was the absolute best day!! 35 degrees, blue sky and a boat ride to an island in the sea!! We set out in the early afternoon on a boat for a two hour ride to the islands of the coast of Muscat. We couldn't see the islands until we were almost on top of them!! They are protected islands for birds and turtles. You are allowed on some of them so we were taken to one that we could explore. Daisie and Emma had ...

A Whole New World

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Feb 19, 2014

3 comments, 64 photos

... It's only open from 8-11 a.m. on Fridays (and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays--it should really be open more than two days a week, it seems), so we we couldn't go in, but walked around the perimeter admiring the vastness of the fort. After an 11-hour day that included 7-plus hours of driving, we were exhausted. We ate an early dinner in our hotel restaurant (Indian food, which is widespread in Oman due to all of the Indian laborers) and crashed early with the Olympics on TV.

Cat Tally: ...

Arrival in Oman, the Land of Sinbad

A travel blog entry by chagger1 on Oct 30, 2013

... English.
We sped past the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, which looks great spotlit at night, and on to the concrete & steel hotel & office spread that is modern Muscat. Thank God I'm not staying here! But then we hit the peak hour traffic, made worse by roadworks near where I was staying. The cab ride ended up taking 45 mins instead of 25!
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