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“Great location. Straight forward hotel.” 3 of 5 stars
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Petra Palace Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 70, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan   |  
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Ranked #18 of 37 Hotels in Petra - Wadi Musa
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great location. Straight forward hotel.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The location makes it worth it. But, it's not the Movenpick. It's more on par with a Motel 6. If you've never stayed at a hotel with real keys - this is your chance.

It's been redone and it was home base for two nights. Not much entertainment for kids. TV channels are slim to none. I think the people next door were smoking and it was coming through the vents. But, that's the Arab world...

Rooms were clean. Beds: sleep able. Shower: has one. Pools: 2; small and cold. Breakfast: don't expect much of anything.

But, it's clean. It's easy. And it's right there within a block of the gate to Petra and located next to shops and restaurants (check out the Red Cave Restaraunt).

Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Stayed 2 nights to make an adequate trek in Petra .A good location to walk to Petra entrance.Got a room facing the pool area,quiet and relaxing .There are restaurants within walking distance nearby if you wish to have more eating options ,also 2 groceries stores for snacks and basic amenities . Wifi works in reception area but difficult in the room .

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Good basic hotel close to Petra entrance on the main road. Basic rooms but comfortable & clean. Breakfast ok & staff friendly. Only stayed for 1 night but would be suitable if staying for a few nights.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Good hotel, 5 minutes walk to the Rose city of Petra. Clean and quiet rooms, good breakfast. They have 2 pools, between well maintained gardens. Staff was polite. We were there for just a night, and this was a good option for us.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Chosen because of its location very close to the entrance to the Petra site, and not at all disappointed. Five minutes walk on the flat to the entrance, very welcome at the end of a long day not having to toil up the hill to Wadi Musa centre. Good room with views over a central courtyard to the pool, quiet (apart, as others have mentioned, from the very early morning call to prayer), excellent bathroom and plenty of hot water. Good breakfast sets you up for the day. Wifi slow and in lobby only, and did fail for a couple of days. Staff mainly helpful except for one harridan on reception who seems to live in a world where guests are an inconvenient nuisance – always scowling and answering monosyllabically, didn’t want to help or do anything more than the absolute minimum.
Would recommend at the price, and would stay here again – just hope the woman on reception is no longer there.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

A very nice hotel minutes from the gate into old Petra. Two pools but unfortunately not heated so too cold in February. Very good breakfast with delicious cinnamon rolls. Rooms in 3rd floor open directly onto pool through French windows. Shame the wifi only works in the lobby.

Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Terrebonne, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

It was the off-season and the hotel seemed empty. We were impressed with hotel in many ways. The location is great, the rooms are very nice, and the food was fantastic. The breakfast was amazing with all the choices and the quality of the food was superb. Nice to wifi in the lobby. Highly recommend for any Petra stop.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: PO Box 70, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Location: Jordan > Ma'in Governorate > Petra - Wadi Musa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 37 Hotels in Petra - Wadi Musa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Petra Palace Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 180
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Petra Palace is located on the main touristic road, 200 meters from the main entrance to the archeological site of the rose-red city of Petra. The hotel is classified as a three star deluxe hotel featuring 180 fully air-conditioned rooms, all with private bathrooms, bathtubs, hairdryer, free toiletries, mini bars, satellite television and a 24 hour movie channel. The rooms are warmly decorated and overlook either Petra mountains or the pools. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hotel Petra Palace
Petra Palace Wadi Musa
Petra Palace Hotel Jordan/Petra - Wadi Musa

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