We spent two nights here, but as soon as we arrived we were disappointed with our choice.
The hotel is far from everything, except for the luxury Marriot hotel (200 m uphill), so taxi drivers will ask you a lot to drive you there or from there to Petra's visitors centre.
The hotel was surely nice when built, but now it's just old and sadly on the sunset boulevard.
Rooms have very old furnishing (but not antique), even if bathrooms have been renovated a few years ago; the door of our room didn't close well, so we were worried about noise from the aisle: but there has been no noise, since there was no other guest! (except an italian family, far down the aisle).
The bed linens were clean, but the bedspread was not. When we arrived, at noon, the room temperature was 12 °C! When we came back in the evening, it was about 18° C; just during the night it reached 20°C. There's just an old cathod ray TV, with some satellite channels, but the TV quality is very very poor, so you have no other choice than sleep in the evening: there's no wifi in the rooms, so you should have to stay in the cold hall even for writing an e-mail or surfing the net!
The breakfast is plentyful, but not well suited for those who don't like salty food in the morning (jam and honey are given in small economic packagings, as in 1 star hotels).
Nevertheless, you pay the same rates as in 4 stars hotels!
My advice is not to spend a single night here until they drop their rates 30-40% off!
- Also Known As:
- Grand View Resort Petra Hotel Petra / Wadi Musa
- Grand View Hotel Petra
- Grand View Resort Petra Jordan/Petra - Wadi Musa