is where you will find the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea, ancient city Petra, and plenty of other historical locations. These are the main reasons why people travel to Jordan. Almost five million people travel here per year. As millions of tourists choose Jordan for vacation, there are plenty of hotels, but where to stay? Depending on your budget and preferences, you can choose boutique hotels, hostels, and so on. If you prefer to stay in boutique hotels, then this blog coincides with your priorities.
If you are not from one of the below-listed countries, you should obtain a Jordan Visa to realize your trip. • Bahrain • Egypt • Kuwait • Lebanon • Oman • Palestine • Qatar • Saudi Arabia • Turkey • United Arab Emirates If you want to travel to Jordan for short-term reasons such as tourism, business, cultural visits, then you can apply for a short-stay visa. There are single and multiple-entry types. Single entry gives you a chance to stay in the country for 30 days, and validation lasts for two months. On the other hand, multiple entries can be valid for six months or five years, but your stay should not be more than 30 days for each entry. Where to apply for a visa? It changes related to your nationality. Some tourists must realize their visa applications in application centers, embassies, or consulates. However, certain nationalities can obtain a Visa on Arrival. Documentation, visa charges, and some other steps are different for these two visa types. If you want to get a Visa on Arrival, then you will pay 56 USD. The visa charge for a standard application will be 68 USD. When we consider monetary issues, we can say that Visa on Arrival is more advantageous, but in this case, you will need to wait for visa processing in the queue at the airport.
What are boutique hotels?
Before mentioning the most popular boutique hotels in Jordan, let's answer this question: What are boutique hotels? It is a type of hotel that is not part of the hotel chain. Mostly they have less than 100 rooms and are located near the city center. The main advantage of this hotel is providing a personal approach. So, you will feel very comfortable during the whole vacation.
Petra Moon HotelCopyright: @jcarpediem
The ancient city Petra is the favorite destination of tourists. Probably, you see that place in several Hollywood movies. As this location is attractive for tourists, there are several hotels near Petra. What are the boutique hotels in Petra Jordan? The most famous example of boutique hotels in Petra Jordan is Petra Moon Hotel. It is just a hundred meters away from the gate to Petra. Besides the location, the hotel has a high quality of service and equipment. It is not surprising that the hotel got nine on booking.com.Petra Moon Hotel has four types of rooms: • Double room • Twin room • Triple room • Family room (five people can stay) All rooms are equipped with tv, DVD player, air conditioner, en suite bathroom. Also, you will have a chance to try delicious local and international cuisine in the restaurant. The hotel doesn't let its guests feel bored. You can enjoy horse riding, hiking or you can rent a car and discover every single part.
Wadi Rum UFO Luxotel
The largest wadi in Jordan, Wadi Rum (Valley of the Moon), is located in the southern part of the country 60 km to the east of Aqaba. Tourists love to travel and enjoy desert tours in Wadi Rum. Because of tourist attractions, there are several hotels next to the wadi. What are the best hotels in Wadi Rum Jordan? One of the best hotels in Wadi Rum Jordan is Wadi Rum UFO Luxotel. It has an exceptional view and style. I do not doubt that all tourists will admire this place. It will make you feel as if you are in a colony on the moon. The hotel offers several types of rooms, such as: • Junior Suite Pod King • Junior Suite Pod Twin • Family Pod All of the rooms have a hairdryer, private bathroom, free toiletries, coffee/tea maker, and so on. Also, there is a tent restaurant where you can enjoy your meal in front of a charming desert view.
Amman International HotelCopyright: @perkorlando
This hotel is one of the well-known examples of Jordan luxury hotels. Words are not enough to describe the internal and external architectural style of the building. This five-star hotel is located in one of Jordan's most popular and lively streets, Queen Rania Street. You will find plenty of prestigious shopping centers around the hotel. So, during your vacation, you will spend most part of your time out of the hotel. Besides the attractions surrounding it, high service and equipment make it one of the best boutique hotels in Jordan. There are 100 rooms and all of them have air conditioners, wifi, flat-screen tv, mineral water, mini bar, and so on. Furthermore, it is one of few places where you can have such level gastronomical experiences. Amman International Hotel has four restaurants: Leonardo Da Vinci Restaurant, Rouge restaurant bar, La Terrace, Dantell Restaurant, The Grand Lounge. You can join city tours or rest in the spa at the end of a busy day. You can choose one of the following rooms: • Superior Single Room (single bed) • Deluxe Suite (an extra-large double bed) • Executive Double or Twin Room (two single and an extra-large double bed) • Family Two-Bedroom Suite (two large, two single and one double bed) • Executive One-Bedroom Suite (extra-large double bed) • Superior Double or Twin Room (two single and a large double bed) • Deluxe King Suite ( an extra-large double, two single and a sofa bed) • Executive Single Room (single bed)
Ma'in Hot Springs
Do you want to spend your vacation in a place like Oasis? Then you should go to the Ma'in Hot Springs. This place has everything for an unforgettable holiday: an outdoor pool, a hot spring waterfall, spa, mountain view. It has two bars and restaurants where you can enjoy your meal, drink, and socialize with friends and other guests. If you travel with your beloved one, there is a chance to arrange a candle-lit dinner. The hotel is well-known as one of the favourite hotels in Jordan for couples. It got nine points from couples. So, if you want to have a romantic holiday, you can choose Ma'in Hot Springs. You can choose one of the below: • Deluxe King Room (double bed) • Deluxe Twin Room (two single beds) • One-Bedroom Suite (double bed) When it comes to internal design, all rooms have a modern design and are equipped with a flat-screen TV, coffee maker, bathroom, mini bar, and so on. Also, the room has a terrace where you can enjoy the charming mountain view. Another advantage of the hotel is being close to the Dead Sea. There are hourly buses in front of the hotel to the Dead Sea. The journey lasts just 30 minutes.
Movenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba
If you want to travel to Aqaba and stay at Jordan luxury hotels, Mövenpick Resort & Residences is just right for you. The main features of the hotel are: 500 meters away from the Dead Sea, private beach, outdoor pools, food outlets, etc. Besides, the attractions near the hotel, internal and external design attract people. Mövenpick Resort & Residences has been designed in a contemporary style. Rooms have all types of equipment to make you more comfortable. Also, some rooms have a balcony to enjoy the view and a kitchenette where you can cook your own meals. If you don't prefer cooking, you can try delicious meals in a restaurant. After having your dinner, you can go to drink and relax in a bar. There are several bars inside the hotel. Do not forget to try cocktails. Cocktails of the hotel have worldwide fame.
Cheap hotels in Jordan
The hotels that we have mentioned till now are luxurious and expensive. So, they are not affordable for everyone, but it doesn't mean that there are no cheap hotels in Jordan. Hotel prices start from 8 USD. Most of them are shared hostels where you will stay with several people. Before staying in some of them, you should pay attention to several details. First of all, you should check for reviews and get some general information about the services and facilities. Secondly, you can do minor research about the street where the hotel locates. What are the most economical hotels in Jordan? Some hotels that you can stay for at affordable prices are: • Bedouins Desert camp (8.50 USD) • Desert Moon Camp ( 11 USD) • Khaled's Camp - Wadi Rum ( 12 USD) • Petra Cabin Hostel ( 13 USD) • Wadi Rum Family Camp (11 USD) • Wadi Rum Dune Rocks Camp ( 11 USD) • Stardust camp ( 10 USD) These hotels got at least 4 points out of 10 from previous guests. Of course, you should not expect a lot from these places. So, keep your expectations at a low level.