05 Oct 2018

Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel reopens its gilded gates

Oman’s opulent hospitality jewel, Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel, has once again graced the country’s hotel scene, having reopened its doors after undergoing a thorough enhancement project.

The project entailed the complete reimagination of the property’s elegant rooms and suites, the upgrade of its popular Ritz Kids experiences, as well as a refreshed culinary offering.  

The renovation of the palace hotel, an iconic symbol of Omani culture, was expertly handled by Royal Estates Royal Court Affairs, while acclaimed luxury integrated design firm, WATG, and affiliated design studio, Wimberly Interiors, handled the architecture and interior refurbishment. 

Katrin Herz, general manager, Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel elucidated: “Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel has been an iconic property in Oman for more than 30 years and we are delighted to introduce the newly reimagined hotel to the local and global community. With our established and expanding presence in the Sultanate, we remain committed to being a part of Oman’s development and look forward to setting new hospitality benchmarks across the country.”

Evoking the true essence of Omani heritage, the hotel’s rooms and suites now effortlessly combine intricate décor, evident in the rich furnishings, lush materials and neutral metallic tones, accompanied by state-of-the-art technology.

Meanwhile, young guests can look forward to an upgraded Ritz Kids programme, along with the introduction of the thrilling new Family Aqua Land. 

For an exceptional gastronomical journey, Al Khiran Kitchen awaits guests with delicious cuisine, showcasing the freshest local produce and flavours from farms across the Sultanate, while Beach Pavilion Bar & Grill serves up locally-inspired seafood dishes and grills. The Asian restaurant, China Mood, now offers an elegant terrace from which to enjoy its authentic Chinese cuisine and unique tea sommelier show.  

Finally, Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel’s grand ballroom and meeting rooms now present the ideal venue for occasions of all sizes, with a new event experience created to stimulate guests’ five senses, using modern technology to harmoniously combine Omani hospitality and the legendary Ritz-Carlton service.