Avani Hotels & Resorts has opened the doors to Avani Muscat Hotel in the Omani capital’s Seeb district, close to both the airport and the city.

The contemporary property with “heritage-inspired touches” features 161 well-designed guest rooms with in-room workspaces, flexible configuration options and easy access to the smart power panel outfitted with multiple plugs and USB ports.

For longer-stays there are 45 studios and one, two- and three-bedroom serviced apartments, the largest of which spans 128 sqm.

Hotel facilities include Trisis, a nature-inspired all-day dining restaurant specialising in Omani, Arabic and international cuisines; Avani’s easy gourmet grab-and-go concept Pantry, known for its honest, nutritious meals and specialty coffee; the alfresco Patio Bar offering refreshments and overlooking the outdoor swimming pool; AvaniFit, featuring a gym, sauna and steam room; and the AvaniKids club for young guests.

Avani Muscat is adjacent to the Al Araimi Boulevard Mall and is just a five-minute drive from the Mall of Muscat, home to a spectacular aquarium and countless shopping, dining and entertainment options.

Other nearby attractions include Seeb’s famous traditional souq, Al Mouj Marina and Al Mouj Golf, Oman’s first PGA links golf course designed by Greg Norman, plus The Royal Opera House and the iconic Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque.