Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, has reopened following a period of extensive enhancements that includes redesigned rooms and suites, refreshed Ritz Kids experiences, and new culinary options.
An iconic symbol of Omani culture and hospitality, the palace hotel has been reimagined to embrace the needs of families and the modern global traveller, offering new and inspiring experiences that bridge heritage with state-of-the-art technology and modern design.
“Oman continues to welcome record numbers of international visitors thanks to our commitment to offering world-class experiences for the modern global traveller that honour and celebrate our beautiful natural surroundings, rich culture and history,” commented Maitha bint Saif Al Mahrouqi, undersecretary for the ministry of tourism of Oman.
“The renovation of Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel fully supports this vision and we are confident that the hotel will continue to contribute to the Sultanate’s thriving tourism industry.”
Royal Estates Royal Court Affairs in Oman carried out the design of most of the refurbishment works, while renowned luxury integrated design firm WATG and affiliated design studio Wimberly Interiors provided some of the other architecture and interior renovation under the supervision of the Royal Estates.
Undergoing a dramatic transformation, the Palace’s hotel rooms and suites seamlessly combine decor inspired by Oman’s culture and heritage with refined design and state-of-the-art technology.
While the rooms retain their original elegance, an enhanced level of modern luxury is now provided by rich furnishings, lush materials and neutral metallic tones.
New artwork pays homage to Oman’s artisans with contemporary digital prints incorporating images of traditional Omani silverware, jewellery, khanjars, and coffee pots.
“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 reimaged hotel to the local and global community,” said Lisa Holladay, global brand leader for the Ritz-Carlton.
“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.”
Undergoing a dramatic transformation, the rooms and suites at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, seamlessly combine decor inspired by Oman’s culture and heritage with refined design and state-of-the-art technology.
A variety of enriching dining experiences can now also be enjoyed on the shores of the Gulf of Oman.
With a newly extended two-level terrace providing dazzling views of the fifty meters long infinity pool and the ocean, Al Khiran Kitchen highlights the best of the country’s natural beauty alongside cuisine that showcases the freshest local produce and flavours from farms across the Sultanate.