Hotels In Amman

June 29, 2008 · Filed Under Hotels in Amman · Comment 

Here is a list of top hotels in Amman. We didn’t include all the hotels in the city, but we can of course offer them as well. Please contact us to get these or other accomodation options in Amman: info@tour-petra.com

Intercontinental Amman

April 16, 2008 · Filed Under Hotels in Amman · Comment 

InterContinental Amman is well-established as the area’s best business hotel, but leisure travellers are equally at home in the deluxe surroundings. Situated atop one of Amman’s seven hills, the hotel is in the heart of the business district, within walking distance of the city centre and a short taxi ride from popular sites such as the Citadel.

Kempinski Hotel Amman

April 16, 2008 · Filed Under Hotels in Amman · Comment 

Opened in 2005, the Kempinski Hotel Amman, with its unique and avant-garde design, is twelve stories high, and is situated in the heart of Amman, offers spectacular views of the city combining the charming sights and sounds of the past with sleek and futuristic architecture, redifining the hotel experience in Jordan.

The Kempinski Hotel Amman also never fails to delight the palate, with cuisines from all over the world meeting at one spot. Whether it’s Cuban or Italian, or maybe just a night of entertainment at our Strikers Entertainment Center, the Kempinski Hotel Amman will be sure to please all ages and tastes.

The hotel features 283 guest rooms, including 24 suites and two executive floors. These rooms are spacious, offer modern amenities and flaunt commanding views of the city. They are luxuriously furnished and are among the most sophisticated in the city.

 

General Information

April 16, 2008 · Filed Under General Information · Comment 

Here you can get general information about Petra, Jordan and Israel.

Petra is located in the Edom mountains of south-western Jordan, 160 miles (257km) south-southwest from the capital of Amman, and about 50 miles (80km) north-northeast of Aqaba. Petra site it’s open daily from 6 AM till 6 PM The closest airports are Eilat (Israel) and Amman (Jordan). The airport of Ben Gurion in Tel Aviv, Israel, is situated nine miles (14km) southeast of Tel Aviv, 30 miles (50km) west of Jerusalem.

Eilat Airport (ETH) is right in the middle of the city. Flights to Tel Aviv are frequent and take only 50 minutes, but expect to pay around NIS 250 for a one-way trip. However, tourists can arrive in Eilat on charter flights via the Ovda International Airport (VDA), also known as Uvda, 65 km (40 miles) and nearly a 50 min drive from town.

What to Wear

Sportswear, baggy pants, and walking shoes are advisable. Keep in mind the relative conservatism of Middle Eastern societies. Summer evenings can be quite cool, so one should be prepared to wear a shawl or sweater. Winters are cold, windy and rainy.

Cost of entry Prices

Adults: 1 Day JD 11 (US$ 16) – 2 Days JD 13.5 (US$ 20) – 3 Days JD 16 (US$ 23) – Students and Children under 12 years: 1 Day JD 6 (US$ 8.5) – 2 Days JD 7.25 (US$ 10.25) – 3 Days JD 8.5 (US$ 12) Museums Petra Archeological Museum is located inside the site (see Petra Map & Monuments), which houses a wide variety of finds from Petra (Hours 8 AM- 4 PM). Another small, but interesting museum is to be found in an unusual Nabataean structure set into the hillside of Al-Habees (Hours 8 AM- 4 PM).

Restaurants

Local Restaurants and American Style Restaurants like Pizza Hut are to be found nearby the entrance and in Wadi Mosa town. Petra also boasts a number of hotels to suit every taste and budget where you can enjoy delicious food (e.g. Al-Iwan in Movenpick Resort and Taybet Zaman).