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Captain's Desert Camp

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Ad-Disi, Wadi Rum 00962, Jordan
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Captain's Desert Camp
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Ranked #46 of 107 Specialty Lodging in Wadi Rum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Castaways Beach
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wadi Rum is a very beautiful location, unfortunately marred by what looks like a Beduin camp that is most deceptive. On closer inspection our room was made of concrete block with only a door and no windows or any means of ventilating the place. After a lovely meal and it was very nice indeed, we made our way to our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't have asked for much more really. It is easily accessible if driving (even when I wasn't sure where to go I rang the Camp and was given perfect and simple instructions). Tents themselves are great, as are the bathroom/shower facilities. Very sociable place with a huge central area to relax in. Absolutely excellent food, and hugely helpful staff. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is my second time at Captain's Camp and I only have wonderful things to say about it. The camp itself is so beautiful...I'm not much of a camper but you can even have a tent with its own shower and toilet and the furnishings are beautiful. The food is excellent and the staff are so helpful, courteous, and generous.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

we stayed only one night after visiting Petra but this is something i definitely recommend. We had the chance to meet the owner and were very pleased with everyone that we interacted with. We did a tour in SUV, and the sunrise camel ride (both i recommend). Food and service were also quite good. Truly a happy campers

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I'm not the "camp" type, but I had a "de luxe" tent with my own bath and shower. So it was ok. The mix of colours in my room hurt my eyes though...guess it has to be that way in an oriental tent.The water in the shower was cold. Apparently the deposit is far away and you have to let... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I stayed here with a large group of young adults for three days in February. What can I say? We experienced the highest level of hospitality and friendliness possible. The interaction of Captain's staff with our group was unbelievable and truly memorable. We danced, sang, played ball, and interacted in a genuine and intimate manner. The touring of Wadi Rum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

What I should mention is that I didn't expect to find so comfortable place in the real desert! I mean, it's untouched nature around and a toilet with a flash in a camp! The camp by itself is very clean, unlike some others we passed by. The Bedouin-dressed owner (or administrator?) and stuff are very friendly, always help and try... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Such a charming place to discover Wadi Rum through Captain's Desert Camp. Very comfy and convenient rooms with several categories to chose from. The staff arranged us a camel ride to watch the sunset which was beyond beautiful. They are very particular of the spots they chose to show you around and give you the best desert experience; from camel... More 

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Aqaba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I've stayed in this camp twice now, as a solo traveling alone in Jordan -- in last year and again in this year and i will be back again this April too Hard to beat a night in traditional Bedouin tent firming part of this authentic campsite. Watch the stars, grab a BBQ by the camp

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Hard to beat a night in traditional Bedouin tent firming part of this authentic campsite. Watch the stars, grab a BBQ by the camp fire and then retire for the night under piles of blankets (we visited in the off season, winter, when temperatures dip to the 40s during the night). While there I ran with a friend in the... More 

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