Hiking on the Monastery Trail in Petra

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Petra is one of the highlights for anyone visiting Jordan. The ancient city offers a wealth of remarkable sights and hiking trails to be explored. To make the most of your time in Petra, it’s highly recommended to stay at least one night here. Below you’ll find an overview of the most popular hotels in Petra, Jordan for all budgets.

Please keep in mind that Petra is the name of the ancient Nabatean archaeological site. The official name of the modern town is called Wadi Musa.

Petra Bubble Luxotel

Petra Bubble Luxotel is definitely one of most original hotels in the region! The luxurious five-star hotel consists of bubble shaped structures, each of which has their own private terrace, jacuzzi (pool). The transparent roofs offer a great view on the starry sky. The bubbles are allocated in a way that each guest has their privacy. The hotel’s restaurant (Bubble Petra Restaurant) serves a varied buffet for both breakfast and dinner. If you drive, free parking is available on site. If you don’t drive, take the free shuttle that connects Petra Bubble Luxotel with the archaeological site of Petra (distance is approx. 5 km / 3 mi). The hotel is great for travelers seeking a luxurious experience in a truly unique setting.

Features at a Glance:
  • Bubble shaped accommodations with transparent roofs (amazing view!)
  • Private terrace, jacuzzi and coffee-maker for each bubble
  • Great for a luxurious and unique experience
  • Free parking
  • Free shuttle to Petra
  • Excellent breakfast and dinner
  • Free WiFi

Petra Moon Hotel

Located only a 2-minute walk to the entrance gate of ancient Petra, Petra Moon Hotel is in a top location in Wadi Musa. This four-star hotel offers spacious and clean rooms each of which comes with a private bathroom, a minibar, TV, air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi access. A generous breakfast buffet with local and continental breakfast options is (usually) included in the room rate. Dinner is available at extra charge (currently JOD 12). The hotel has a cozy terrace and a pool from where you’ll enjoy a great view on the surroundings.

Features at a Glance:
  • Excellent location: only a 2-minute-walk from the entrance of Petra
  • Rooftop terrace with a view on the city
  • Swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Excellent breakfast buffet
  • Dinner available (additional charges)
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning

Petra Plaza Hotel

The Petra Plaza Hotel is one of the best selling hotels in Wadi Musa. It’s situated 1.3 km (0.8 mi) from the entrance gate to Petra. They offer free parking, a 24-hour front desk, and room service as well as an in-house currency exchange. All rooms come with air conditioning, a coffee maker and a flat-screen TV. This hotel is a good choice for travelers who are looking for a decent place to stay at a competitive price within walking distance from Petra. 

Features at a Glance
  • Great location: walking distance to the entrance to Petra
  • Beautiful view (in some rooms)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee maker and fridge in all rooms
  • In-house currency exchange 

Town Season Hotel

The Town Season Hotel is situated within 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from the entrance gate to Petra and is one of the most popular mid-level hotels in the area. Town Season Hotel is a great place if you’re traveling with your family, as they have family rooms available at a decent price. The 3-star hotel has a 24-hour room service as well as an in-house ATM and currency exchange. The Town Season Hotel is great for groups and families who’re looking for a decent place to stay in walking distance to Petra.

Features at a Glance
  • Walking distance to the entrance to Petra
  • Family rooms available (up to 4 people)
  • Rooftop restaurant with a view
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Teapot and fridge in all rooms
  • Inhouse ATM and currency exchange

Petra Rest Home

Located about 2 km (1.2 mi) from the entrance gate to Petra, the Petra Rest Home is definitely one place to consider on a tight budget. The homestay accommodation is rather functional, but rooms and facilities are clean. Petra Rest Home is located on a small hilltop about 10 minutes walk from the center of Wadi Musa, and about 15 minutes from the entrance gate to Petra. Free WiFi, parking, and breakfast are available at the property. Petra Rest Home is a great place for those looking for affordable accommodation near Petra.

Features at a Glance
  • Homestay with functional and clean rooms
  • Great choice for low-budget travelers
  • Located on a hilltop
  • 15 minutes walk from Petra
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

The Orient Home

If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the history of Petra, the Orient Home is what you are looking for! The stone walls and Bedouin carpets give you a cozy vibe. The unique decor and the atmosphere set this accommodation apart from a typical hotel. The guest house is located about 2 km (1.2 mi) from the main entrance to Petra. The atmosphere of this guest house is rounded off by homemade dinners at an affordable price. The Orient Home is the ideal place for solo travelers, backpackers, and small groups that are looking for an affordable place with a unique atmosphere.

Features at a Glance
  • Unique historical vibe with family atmosphere
  • Great to experience culture
  • Good for solo and low-budget travelers
  • Walking distance to Petra
  • Homemade dinner at an affordable price
  • Shared lounge and garden
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

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