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2.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Wadi Rum, Jordan
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Ranked #50 of 104 Specialty Lodging in Wadi Rum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The hotel is very nice, staff is very friendly and the pool feels like an oasis after desert safaris! The rooms are very plain, but its all part of the experience!! Staff is extremeley friendly, and if you go during Ramadan, it is completely empty!

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Grenoble, France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were late at choosing a camping spot in the desert and so opted to stay at Beit Ali Lodge. Lucky us. We stayed in a tent, but without bugs and extreme heat. Our dinner was delicious and in 37 degree heat, the pool provide a wonderful respite. Sunset views from the rocky ledge above the hotel are wonderful and... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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163 reviews 163 reviews
81 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Bait Ali is for people who want to be in the desert but not in the desert. It is set up for tour groups and large parties. The rooms are tasteful and the whole resort is well designed (beware rooms are smoking so I could smell stale smoke) but it isn't for those who want the intimate peaceful desert experience.... More

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Amman, Jordan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Bait Ali was highly recommended by our Jordanian friends...and perhaps that is where the confusion lies! What is best for a Jordanian and what is best for an Australian is often very different! So the positives? It is very clean, the bathrooms in the deluxe tents (which aren't tents but just have a tent roof!) are great with a fantastic... More

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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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My husband is very picky about where he stays so staying in a desert camp was not going to happen for us. We then opted for the upmarket Bait Ali Eco Camp for two nights. We stayed in the VIP chalet and it was more than adequate for the three of us. The views from the rock formation behind the... More

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Amman, Jordan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We spent one nigth We chose to stay it in the cabinet (room) rather than a tent It was lovely nigth Very clean services with extra friendly team The dinner was delicious as same as breakfast Many thanks for the manager (the Irish lady) umm amir Certainly , I will chose it for next summer , also I recommended it... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We spent one night in one of the "luxury chalet", which was lovely and clean. The bathroom was perfectly OK, but it was simply impossible to shower as the water was either boiling or freezing...Otherwise, we liked the place very much and the food was delicious. Loved the tour of the desert in a 4x4 too: an amazing place...

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stayed 1 night in a chalet at the Bait Ali Camp. A very nice place to spend the night, teh people are very friendly and the restaurant is great. We didn't like to sleep in a tent in the desert and this turned out to be a perfect place. It was very quit when we were there, but all... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We stayed there for a week in the cabins which were luxury compared to staying in a tent! They were clean and had hot water and electricity! The food was brilliant. If you are staying a while, they will not expect you to eat the buffet and they made us 'special meals' which were the most delicious meals I had... More

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Marshfield, England, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My family stayed in good hotels in Jordan and this did impress, for friendly welcome, good accomodation and food. Bait Ali's eco credentials go deeper than a "green-wash" with solar water heating that will likely take a good while to pay back. Would return.

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Address: Wadi Rum, Jordan
Location: Jordan > Ma'in Governorate > Wadi Rum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Bait Ali 2*
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