Over 46,000 readers of the renowned worldwide travel magazine voted for 1,300 properties and places, rating rooms, service, food, location, design and activities separately.
The Chedi Muscat achieved Readers’ Ratings of 76.2 for rooms, 81 for Service, 83.7 for food, 85.7 for Location and 90.3 for Design, culminating in the total rating of 83.8 and 8th position.
Readers’ comments on the website announcing the award placings include;
"A fabulous minimalist design hotel which fits very well into its desert-beside-
Janette Gill, Texas also commented, “After over five visits to the Chedi Muscat, the staff and ambience never fails to disappoint. The spa is sheer bliss, the food always delicious and the minute you walk in you feel the stress leave your body. Can't wait to go back!"
“The Chedi Muscat is the proud recipient of several notable awards” comments York Brandes, General Manager, “but awards such as the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, voted for by actual guests are a huge honor, and reflect the incredible dedication and hard work of the team who strive to ensure that each and every guest enjoys a very memorable stay with us.”
The hotel has also received several other awards this year including: Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence”, the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 for the Top 25 Relaxation & Spa Hotels and Top 25 Trendiest Hotels in the Middle East; the Esquire Middle East Magazine 2012 for the Top 10 Best Restaurants in the Middle East;
the Interactive Media Council, Inc. 2012 Interactive Media Awards 'Best in Class' Award for Hotel/Resort Category; and the TripAdvisor 2012 Certificate of Excellence Award.
For reservations and further information, please contact The Chedi Muscat on Tel: +968 24 52 44 01 or Email: reservation@
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About The Chedi Muscat
The Chedi Muscat, a member of The Leading Hotels of The World and Oman’s first contemporary hotel, opened its doors in 2003. The resort offers understated elegance and a perfect mix of Omani architecture with a profound Asian Zen-style.
The minimalist lines of the low-rise buildings are accentuated by gardens of symmetrical simplicity. All 158 rooms have breathtaking views across the gardens and ponds, mountains, and the Gulf of Oman.
As well as a 370-metre private beach, The Chedi Muscat offers guests a choice of three pools, two floodlit tennis courts, a new 400-square metre health club stocked with 30 pieces of top-of-the-range Technogym equipment, Pilates equipment, free weights and a Kinesis wall.
The newly opened 800-square metre spa boasts 13 fully contained spa suites, specialising in Balinese therapies and a wide variety of beauty rituals based on the holistic principles of aromatherapy, Ayurveda and herbalism.
Six restaurants offering an irresistible voyage of dining pleasure with both outdoor and indoor seating cater to every taste, and every season.
Denniston Architects, spearheaded by renown visionary Jean-Michel Gathy, is the creative mind behind The Chedi Muscat’s inspired designs while The Restaurant is a creation of Yasuhiro Koichi of design studio SPIN in Tokyo.
Established in 1992, GHM (General Hotel Management Ltd.) is known for conceptualising, developing and operating an exclusive group of hotels and resorts. With an expansive portfolio and more projects in the pipeline, GHM prides itself in providing guests with an unrivalled lifestyle experience.
Each GHM property is an original. A symbiotic relationship between the hotel and the local culture enables GHM to provide guests with a genuine, close-up experience of the best each destination has to offer. The signature GHM style melds contemporary interpretations of Asian designs and distinctive local touches to create inspired, memorable spaces.
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