THE Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced it will manage a new resort and branded residence in Muscat – which is expected to open in 2021.
Mandarin Oriental, Muscat will feature 150 guestrooms and suites, five restaurants and bars, a Spa at Mandarin Oriental and an outdoor swimming pool. A variety of banqueting and meeting spaces will accommodate social and business events.
The group will also manage 155 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, which will feature some of the most select private apartments in the capital ranging from 75 to 260 square metres.
“Muscat is an entrancing destination with character, charm and an abundance of visitor attractions. We are delighted to have the opportunity to expand our brand presence on the Arabian Peninsula with this exciting project in partnership with Eagle Hills,” said James Riley, Group Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental.
“We look forward to bringing Mandarin Oriental’s legendary service standards to Muscat.”
Low Ping, CEO of Eagle Hills said: “We are proud to be entering the Omani market, with our first project in the country. As we take this step, we are pleased to be working in partnership with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, one of the most prestigious names in hospitality.
“We are confident that, together, we will set new benchmarks for tourism and residential living in Muscat,” he added.