Radisson Blu Hotel opens in Sohar, Oman

February 10, 2016
Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, proudly announces the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar. This is Rezidor’s fifth hotel in operation in Oman.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar is the only beach front address in the Northern Province of Oman. At 12 kms from the industrial port and five kms from the business district, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar offers 179 rooms and suites in the heart of the Batinah capital.
For business travellers and event planners, the hotel features meeting facilities for up to 80 delegates as well as a sizeable ballroom that comfortably accommodates 700 guests. This hall can be readily converted into an exhibition hall with a dedicated wide entrance providing direct access from the hotel car park.
“Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar is the perfect addition to our portfolio of great destinations for international guests, especially business travellers. With a stunning location surrounded by pristine beaches, gorgeous views over the city and sea, proximity to the port, extraordinary bars and restaurants, wellness centre, and so much more – we have something to delight every guest in Sohar. We are looking forward to welcoming our loyal corporate clients, meetings and events customers, and Radisson Blu global fans to this exciting city on the Gulf of Oman,” said Francois Galoisy, general manager Radisson Blu Hotel Sohar.
The hotel’s three restaurants and bars provide a choice of food and beverage choices and include the Al Zafaran Restaurant, an all-day dining which creatively combine international fare with local flavour, as well as the hotel’s signature restaurant, Amaranthai which serves refined Thai and Chinese cuisine in a relaxed and authentic setting. For a casual drink, guests can unwind at Al Khaimah roof top bar with a shisha terrace to enjoy the sweet sounds of classic Arabic music around the trendy Aqua Bar.
“Sohar enjoys a unique strategic business location, halfway between the Omani and the UAE capital – and we are proud to showcase our Radisson Blu hospitality here. Sohar is also an ideal stopover for leisure travellers, en-route between Muscat, Dubai and Abu Dhabi,” said Mark Willis, area vice president of the Middle East & Turkey for The Rezidor Hotel Group. “Sohar is the new economic power of Oman, encompassing an industrial port, a free zone, an industrial estate and a domestic airport with a freight train terminal in the pipeline, all of which helps position the destination and our hotel brand.”
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar is operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group.