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Black Iris Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Al Khandak Street 41 | Al Mouhafada Circle, Madaba 17110, Jordan
Black Iris Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed in September 2014 for two nights. We were promptly collected from the airport and arrived late at the hotel. Our room was clean although there was no hot water. We asked for this to be turned on and this was done. Breakfast was fine. The hotel was very quiet while we were there and we met very few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stayed at Black Iris during the Christmas holiday 2014 and used it as a base for excursions to the Dead Sea area, Amman and Jerash. The hotel is very nice, has a good traditional breakfast and can offer a variety of excursions in the area. Service level is high, prices reasonable and the driver we had was very good... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My husband and I finished off our two week trip to Jordan with a two night stay at the Black Iris. This hotel was, hands down, the best hotel for the money we found in all of Jordan. The owner, Odeh, was personable, accommodating and very helpful (not to mention a fabulous cook). A traditional Jordanian breakfast was included in... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I stayed at the Black Iris for 4 days in November, 2014. I was a solo female traveler and felt welcomed and comfortable. The breakfast is great and the rooms are clean. Odeh, the owner, is extremely knowledgeable about forward travel and fun to hang with the in living room for a chat. I booked a day trip through them... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for two nights, so we could visit Madaba/Mount Nebo and because Madaba is the closest city to Airport. Therefore this hotel is a very good alternative to the airport hotel (around 80 dinar cheaper), because the hotel is within half an hour distance from the airport. The hotel itself is clean and nice and it... More 

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Fareham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Black Iris was recommended to me by a casual acquaintance and we stayed from 24 - 27 October 2014. The hotel is excellent. Don't expect the height of luxury but you can expect a very clean, comfortable room where everything works and a very good price. The breakfast is fine, and the location is good, close to downtown Madaba.... More 

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Isola del Gran Sasso d'Italia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed for a week in the hotel. and felt sad to leave it after the end of our vacation. We had great time staying there. The owner and staff were very helpful and friendly. everything is amazing, quite, clean, breakfast is excellent and hospitality is what we do not see in even 5 star hotels. the best service, hospitality... More 

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athens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We spent one night at Black Iris hotel. The room was clean and quiet. The owner is nice and helpful. The location is very convenient. Madaba is quite small so you reach all places you want to visit on foot. Breakfast was delicious. I definitely recommend staying there if you visit Madaba.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed one night at The Black Iris. It's nothing flash but as we live in Abu Dhabi I get sick of blinged up five star hotels, so for me the Black Iris was a breath of fresh air. Yes the rooms are a little tired but the owner was so lovely that those unimportant things like daggy 80's style... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We'd originally only planned to spend 1 night in Madaba but following the hospitality we experienced we soon made the decision to extend our stay. Madaba is a great place to be based for visits to The Dead Sea, Wadi Mujib and Mount Nebo. Canyonng tour of Wadi Mujib was a real highlight of our holiday. Excellent breakfast, helpful staff,... More 

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