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“Nice authentic hotel” 4 of 5 stars
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Taybet Zaman Hotel and Resort
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 2, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan   |  
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Ranked #21 of 36 Hotels in Petra - Wadi Musa
Tehran, Iran
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245 reviews 245 reviews
36 hotel reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
“Nice authentic hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

It is a nice hotel, was the old village before now turned to a hotel,it is not a 5 star service. The rooms are big and nice but the bathrooms are not great , need a big renovation. Has one restaurant the lunch is better than the dinner . It is buffet at the dinner time. The hotel had lots of character, it is nice to walk around in it. Nice pool ( minimum service there) . All together is anice place to stay and it changes from classic hotel.

  • Stayed June 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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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. It has great views of the mountains, don't miss the sunset! 10 minute drive to Petra visitor center. The service is great. Has good breakfast and very good dinner buffet, the local dishes and desserts are awesome. Has free WiFi in the lobby. We enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Palestine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Taybet zaman has an aura that is rare to find in any hotel you go to. It is built in an old village style. Staying there separates you from reality and takes you back in time. At the same time, it is a clean hotel and I did not suffer from bugs which is what I would expect at such a warm location. The food is not that good but is ok. Two problems are the unavailability of spare keys and the far distances you need to walk to get to your room. The pool is indoor but there is an area to sunbath. I def recommend that people stay there whenever they are in the area.

Room Tip: I recommend to upgrade your rooms as the upgraded ones are not that expensive and are quite nice.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This hotel and resort needs a good refurnishment. The staff were friendly and helpful.Food choice not of good standard.Very near petra so not too much travelling to the site.Not very good experience so low rating

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

At one time this may have been quite a wonderful place but it is now gritty and run-down. Someone told us that Sofitel had renovated the place a while back and it had been lovely but it has gone to seed. We had booked two nights and that would have okay but we got very sick (food poisoning?). We got out as fast as we could as staying there while ill would have been just too awful. On the up side, the staff was friendly and helpful, especially the wait staff in the dining room.

Room Tip: Go elsewhere.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A very poor experience for a "hotel" / accommodation-offering of any type.
Could be a perfect experience if the attempt was going for "rustic" & "old-world" - BUT that does not mean it has to be totally unclean, inadequate, dilapidated & literally falling apart!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We visited this hotel in April 2014. The premises are tired, rooms are inadequately furnished, our room need some renovation (bathroom, wiring, wall sockets, etc.). In the restaurant we were not offered a la cart menu - looks like there is only buffet, the food choices could be upgraded towards more local variety. Staff requires better training at least in general politesse. Finally there is NO WiFi anywhere except in the reception and the restaurant. This does not constitute a five-star hotel by any measurement!!!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Taybet Zaman Hotel and Resort

Address: PO Box 2, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Location: Jordan > Ma'in Governorate > Petra - Wadi Musa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Petra - Wadi Musa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Taybet Zaman Hotel and Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
Taybet Zaman Hotel Petra / Wadi Musa
Taybet Zaman Resort
Taybet Zaman Hotel And Resort Jordan/Petra - Wadi Musa

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