Petra Gate Hostel and Hotel Reviews
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We stayed for two nights in the hostel an had a great time! The owner of the hostel was very welcoming and made our stay very pleasant. The Hostel offers affordable food packages for Petra as well as a good breakfast and excellent dinner for a reasonable price. It is located about 20 min walk away from the entrance to Petra, but the owner always offered to drive us to the entrance for free and a cab back was just one dinar after a little bargaining. Just a great expirience!
- Novice Nomad
- All Male Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
Nasser and the staff are awesome and super nice ! They'll help you in every possible way they can to make your trip to Petra and other spots. Location is very safe and near the site, ATM and Currency Exchange right next to the hotel and mini marts all around. Hotel is comfy, easy to find and the rooftop view is very good.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
We had a great stay in the ho(s)tel. The staff was very very helpfull and friendly. The free drive to the Petra gate is a nice extra. We had dinner and breakfast there and both were very good prepared. The rooftop terrace gives great views on the mountains and city and the sunset is right in front of you !!! We reallyyyy recommend this place !!!
Don't stay here. It is a 20 minute walk from Petra (to get back it is a steep uphill climb so you have to pay $5 for a taxi). They say they will drop you off to Petra, but not when you want, only when they are going out anyway. You are woken up every morning but a loud mosque nearby. Breakfast is pretty bad and NOT included in the price (although they don't tell you this when they offer it to you - but it was only 2 Euro). Staff are fake friendly and not overly helpful / knowledgable.
Owner and the staff were extremely helpful, we arrived and I needed to speak to variousl people in Aqaba to confirmation onward travel arrangements, as well as sorting taxis to Petra and they sorted it without any problems. Location is good, not far from Petra, a couple of miles away. Facilities were good, hot shower and decent sized rooms. and always disposed to help the visitors and look cheap taxis with reliable taxi drivers and good price I would definitely recommend this hostel.