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Black Iris Hotel

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Al Khandak Street 41 | Al Mouhafada Circle, Madaba 17110, Jordan
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Black Iris Hotel
Ranked #1 of 5 Madaba B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Hoian, Vietnam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Madaba often gets only day visitors, but it really is worth at least an overnight stay. If you do decide to stay, I'd recommend Black Iris Hotel. It's probably about a 3-star, although they opt out of the whole "star" system. In other words, it's a good, decent value. More than anything, the owners are SO nice, especially Odeh Sawalha.... More

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Not rated any stars this hotel offers all you need for a pleasant stay. Good, personal service, clean rooms, a nice and complete breakfast and all within several minutes walk from the city center. The price is sharp so book this one ahead. We really enjoyed our stay here with the family.

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Finale Ligure, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A professional environment, warm, cozy and friendly, unpretentious but very funny: the best hotel of our trip, for value for money, treated with love. Instead of choosing a room, choose Madaba as a destination for numerous nearby excursions. The owner was a delicious!

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Address: Al Khandak Street 41 | Al Mouhafada Circle, Madaba 17110, Jordan
Location: Jordan > Madaba Governorate > Madaba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 21

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