Accor’s Mövenpick hotel brand makes its Oman debut

Accor’s Mövenpick hotel brand makes its Oman debut

Mövenpick Hotel and Apartments Ghala Muscat is now open

Mövenpick, part of Accor’s premium portfolio, has opened its first property in Oman.

Nestled in a central Muscat location in Ghala Heights, Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Ghala Muscat is close to Muscat International Airport and the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre.

The contemporary five-star hotel, which takes its design inspiration from Oman's heritage, features 282 rooms and suites and 58 hotel apartments, as well as wellness facilities, including a spa, a fitness centre and a rooftop infinity pool. 

For those travelling for business or looking to host an event, the property has four flexible venues that can accommodate up to 570 guests, including three meeting rooms and the 630-square-metre Al Falaj Ballroom.

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Accor chief operating officer, Premium, Midscale & Economy Division, Middle East, Africa & Türkiye Paul Stevens said: “This marks an important milestone for Accor as our expansionist vision for Oman gains considerable momentum. We are honoured to raise our first flag for the Mövenpick brand in Oman, a country known for its warm welcome, which perfectly complements the Mövenpick spirit of providing guests an opportunity to indulge in life's simple pleasures.”

Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Ghala Muscat general manager Arshad Mahmood added: “Offering convenience and comfort, a range of accommodation options to suit long and short stays, plus a gastronomic offering unique to Muscat, we look forward to welcoming business and leisure travellers, as well as local residents seeking to experience a unique blend of Swiss hospitality and Omani charm.”

Accor currently operates four properties in Oman with 878 keys, and there are another five in the pipeline, set to open by 2026.

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