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Amman, Jordan Hotels and City Guide

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Amman - Travel Tips


When to Visit - Arts and Events

Hospitality is important to Jordanians. Proud of their Arab culture, they are happy to act as guides and keen to share their fascinating history and traditions with visitors. As 96% of the population are Sunni Muslims, Islam plays an important role in society and it is essential that Muslim beliefs are respected, so if possible avoid arranging Friday appointments. During social occasions, Arabic coffee is served continually, but you can indicate that a refill is not needed by slightly tilting the cup when handing it back. To refuse a refill of any other drink, put your hand over the cup and say 'da'iman', which means 'always' or 'may it ever be thus'.


Amman Dining

Jordanian food is similar to that of Lebanon, Syria, Greece and Turkey, although most restaurant menus include European as well as local dishes. Many starters (meze) are based on pulses and cracked wheat, such as humus, fuul, falafel, kube and tabouleh. A main course speciality is mensaf, stewed lamb with yoghurt sauce served on a bed of rice and traditionally eaten with the fingers.

Other typical dishes are musakhan, chicken roasted in olive oil and onions with Arab bread, and mahshi waraq inab, vine leaves stuffed with minced meat, rice and spices. Bottled mineral water, beer, wine and soft drinks are widely available. There are no licensing laws, but during Ramadan smoking and drinking in public is forbidden between sunrise and sunset.


Amman Tipping Advice

Hotels and restaurants usually add a service charge of 10% to 12%, with extra tips being discretionary. Tips for porters and drivers should be approximately 8%.





Hotels in Amman, Jordan

InterContinental Amman (Jordan)

InterContinental Amman (Jordan)

Queen Zein Street PO Box 35014/15 Jabal Amman Amman 11180 Jordan

Situated in the heart of Amman, the InterContinental Jordan Hotel enjoys its central location in Amman's business and diplomatic area. This luxury hotel in Jordan is brilliantly positioned within walking distance of the old city centre and minutes away...




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Holiday Inn Amman

Holiday Inn Amman

P.O.Box 941825 AMMAN 11194 JORDAN

Description Rising gracefully into the Jordanian night skies, the Holiday Inn Amman Hotel is a luxury retreat conveniently...




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Four Seasons Amman

Four Seasons Amman

AL Kindi St 5th Circle Jabal, Amman, Jordan

Hotel Description: Between the Prestigious Al Sweifiyah Residential Area and the Shmeisani Financial District, Four Seasons Offers Ammans Finest Setting For Business or Leisure. Its Dramatic Hilltop Location Presents Breathtaking Views of the...




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Grand Hyatt Amman

Grand Hyatt Amman

Hussein Bin Ali Street Jabal Amman PO Box 831159 Amman 11183 Jordan

Description Grand Hyatt Amman Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the commercial district of Amman making it the ideal hotel for business travellers. Just 30 minutes...




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Kempinski Hotel Amman

Kempinski Hotel Amman

Abdul Hameed Shouman Street/ Shmeisani P.O. Box 941045 Amman Jordan

The Kempinski Hotel Amman, with its unique and futuristic design, is the newest and most luxurious hotel in town. Strategically located in the heart of the Shmeisani area, the hotel lies in the hub of the corporate, financial and entertainment district of the city. The... more
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Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Jordan

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Jordan

Swaimeh, Dead Sea Road P.O. Box 815554 11180 Amman, Jordan

Hotel Introduction The Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea will offer 3 luxurious enclaves set amidst gardens dotted with lagoons, waterfalls and private pools, where ancient olive trees mingle with bamboo palms, providing guests with absolute... more
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Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel and Towers

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel and Towers

5th Circle Amman Jordan 11184

Hotel Introduction The Kingdom of Jordan, which once captivated ancient travelers, continues to enthrall a whole new generation as a modern, vibrant nation. In its capital city, the Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel & Towers commands magnificent... more
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Crowne Plaza Amman - Amra

Crowne Plaza Amman - Amra

PO Box 950555,Amman,11195 JORDAN

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Golden Tulip Grand Palace

Golden Tulip Grand Palace

Queen Alya Street and Sport, 11192, Amman

The Grand Palace Hotel is a well established 4-star hotel. Located in the business,hotel and commercial centre of Amman. Nearby are all Government buildings, offices, banks and Embassies. Next to the Royal Culture Centre and the Sport City, 35 kms from the Queen Alia... more
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Le Meridien Amman

Le Meridien Amman

Queen Noor Street Shmeisani PO Box 950629 Amman 11195 Jordan

Conveniently located in the centre of the Shmeisani commercial district in the heart of Amman, Le Meridien Amman Hotel offers business and leisure travellers a comfortable and relaxing stay in spacious and luxurious accommodations. Only 35 kilometres from Queen Alia... more
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