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The Chedi

The Chedi, Oman

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In a unique setting, where the Gulf waters mirror the majestic mountains, The Chedi embodies simple elegance with traditional Omani style. 158 exquisite rooms offer access to turquoise pools bordered by cosy cabanas,whilst modern amenities complete the creation of this Middle Eastern gem.  Whilst children are welcome, we particularly recommend the hotel for couples seeking a luxurious retreat in this magical region.

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The Chedi
  • rooms

    There are a choice of tasteful, well-appointed guest rooms:

    Serai Room

    High ceilings and oversized windows welcome natural light in the 48 Serai Rooms. Hajar Mountains or Muscat city views compliment neutral hued Asian style minimalism with Omani details in these retreats housed in the three-story Serai Wing. In the open plan bathroom, a powerful rain shower and luxurious bathroom products await while complimentary room amenities include minibar, daily fresh fruit, in room Nespresso machine.

    Serai Sea-View

    When location is everything, these 12 rooms in the three-storey Serai Wing definitely deliver. Oversized windows look directly upon the shimmering waters of the Gulf of Oman.

    Deluxe Rooms

    The 42 Deluxe Rooms in the one and two story Chedi Wing offer a relaxing space to unwind during your stay. Oversized windows welcome natural light and palm fringed garden views that compliment neutral hued Asian style minimalism. In the open plan bathroom, a powerful rain shower and luxurious bath products await while complimentary room amenities include minibar, daily fresh fruit, in room Nespresso machine and high tech toys including a 42-inch flat screen television and Bose Wave music system.

    Deluxe Club Rooms

    Whilst the room specifications mirror the Deluxe Rooms, these luxurious and elegant Club Rooms are surrounded by enchanted water gardens and conveniently adjacent to The Club Lounge with full access to its VIP treatment.

    Deluxe Club Terrace Rooms

    The ten deluxe rooms of this category are beloved for their captivating water garden views that look beyond to the fabled Gulf of Oman, best enjoyed on the 13-square metre terrace. Back inside these private sanctuaries are finished in neutral-hued Asian-style minimalism with splashes of Omani influence, oversized windows encourage natural sunlight to illuminate the king-size bed and generous seating area while the open-plan bathroom incorporates a powerful rain shower. Complimentary room amenities as above.

    Chedi Club Suites

    Grand panoramic views of the Gulf of Oman, Hajar Mountains, tranquil water ponds or shimmering swimming pools make dramatic first impressions in all equally stunning 38 villas with a private terrace or balcony. Two adults have the king size bedroom to themselves and may add two children up to the age of fifteen on the expansive divans in the separate living area. In the open plan bathroom, a terrazzo sunken bathtub, separate and powerful rain shower and luxurious bath products await while complimentary amenities here include minibar, daily fresh fruit, in room Nespresso machine and high tech toys including two 42-inch flat screen televisions and Bose Sound Dock digital music system.


  • facilities & activities

    There are three inviting pools, including the regions longest, a 103m long marvel lined by palms and black double day beds. On the very hottest days, head for the Serai pool; its ample awnings provide welcome shade.

    Furthermore, you will find a Balinese spa, complete with, Indian Ayurveda and indigenous rituals, delivered in thirteen meditative spa suites that combine dramatic Omani architecture with calming Asian interiors.

    For those who want to maintain their fitness regime whilst on holidsy, there is the 400 sq.m. health club and tennis courts.

    Head offshore to the Gulf of Oman to spot dolphins, or discover local marine life with a snorkel and mask. Mountain bikes and hiking are popular activities and a great way to acquaint yourself with the local culture and surroundings. The concierge service at the hotel will be able to advise and assist in making arrangements for an itinerary as adventurous or relaxing as you wish.

  • dining

    The three pools each have their own cabana serving drinks and food, with Mediterranean fare by the Chedi pool, Asian flavours at the Serai pool and Japanese-cum-Malaysian nourishment to help you reach the other end of the Long Pool.

    Fine dining is done in the elegantly arched, and simply-titled, Restaurant. Its four open kitchens serve an impressive array of Arabian, Indian, Asian and Western cuisines – from lamb tagine to Wagyu beef. For an al fresco affair, opt for the Beach Restaurant, a romantic waterfront patio where fresh seafood and fine wine are paired with a sea breeze and lapping waves.

    Poolside is prime cocktail territory, sip fine wines and watch the waves from the patio and retire to the outdoor Shisha Lounge for a night cap.

  • family

    The hotel is not particularly recommended for young children as some areas and facilities are off limits to under 16s. However, the restaurant ishappy to cater for children and high chairs can be provided. Babysitting can bealso be arranged with advance notice for an extra charge.

    One child aged up to 6years can share a Serai Room, or up to 2 children under 13 years can join parents in a Chedi Club Suite.

    NB. children under 6 years are not be allowed in the Library and those under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • location

    The hotel is perfectly located on the beachside in Muscat, with the Gulf of Oman within touching distance and the peaks of the Hajar Mountains jutting out just behind.

    The journey time from the airport is approximately 20 minutes.

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