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Candles Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 181 | 200M Off The Entrance of Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is located close to the main gate to Petra, so it is a good choice for staying some nights when visiting the historic site. The hotel has wifi in the lobby. There is a restaurant on the top floor, where a buffet dinner is served in the evening and breakfast in the morning. Our double room was a... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very close to the main entrance to the Petra historical site, with convenient free parking. The receptionists are friendly but the hotel (despite the modern fasade) probably lived through better times. The rooms are ok, although you have to pass through the smoking part of the hotel (smoking in corridors allowed) to get to your non-smoking room.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I stayed at Candles Hotel for 2 nights in mid-May 2014. The location is great; just minutes from the Petra. Very quiet and welcoming atmosphere. The staff members were very sincere and courteous at the reception and in the restaurant. Especially the night shift guy, Lorans, was very accommodating when I was waiting for my 6 am bus to Wadi... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The hotel is just a few steps from the entrance and the city center of Petra, the hotel was very quite, ideal to relax after a long day exploring the wonders of Petra Site. the staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

the location from Petra is really convenient which is walking distance within 5 minutes. staffs are kind and offers various information for other tours like wadi rum camping. Room is clean and breakfast was nice as well. I would recommend for sure

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Yesterday i returned back from Petra, and i stayed in candles hotel for 2 nights. The hotel was just 2 minutes walking distance from the sites entrance, the rooms were clean (such as the beds and the towels), The furniture and the bathrooms were newly renovated, the food was very tasty and fresh & The view from the rooms was... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

if you are looking for a inexpensive hotel, with great food, and close to the visitors center in Petra. Try Candles Hotel!!! The Food is great and the view on the terrace is amazing. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The front desk speaks English and is very helpful. so if your looking for a great place to stay in... More

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Location near of entrance petra staff frindly and helpfull rooms clean and comfortable View from the room very very nice The food is delicious and beautiful shape The hotel is very quiet Director General, Mr. Abdullah was omnipresent throughout our footprint in a hotel for three nights Thanks Abdullah, Thank you, staff, Thank you, Candles on this stay happy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in candles hotel last week .i like this hotels .just few minutes from hotel to entrance petra. the staff was very friendly special reception staff. rooms clean and comfortable .the resturant in high floor (fourth floor ) i think its good idea if want to see all city.breakfast was delicious and vairety thanks alot for all

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

That is second time i visited this hotel i made the check in by Tel it was very fast i found this hotel is different completely they made renew in everything i liked it so much from before it is comfortable close to entrance petra and the staff so friendly every time confirm to me that and the price suitable... More

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Address: PO Box 181 | 200M Off The Entrance of Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Location: Jordan > Ma'in Governorate > Petra - Wadi Musa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Candles Hotel 3*
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A three-star hotel of charm Ideally located in Wadi Musa a beautifully restored historic city. With the atmosphere of freedom, clearness and calmness. The hotel is situated in 300 meters from the main entrance of the ancient Lost City of Petra the new 7 wonders of the world.The hotel's location, will make it easy to conduct your activities, whether for tourism or pleasure. You are just a few minutes away, stroll from Market Circle, the local Centre. The hotel has an exceptional location at the hill foot (facing one of the most picturesque views). ... more   less 
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