Amman

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Jordan’s capital features a great climate, burgeoning creative and café scenes, and some of the most significant ancient ruins in the Middle East.

Amman is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. Today it is a lively and culturally diverse metropolis, striking for its mix of ancient monuments and modern city life. Amman’s 9,000-year-old history can be seen throughout the city. Go to Rainbow Street, a pedestrian-friendly quarter, to see how locals today embrace the café and artistic scenes.

Downtown Amman is where you will find quintessential Middle Eastern street life. Browse the fruits and spices at the Souk Sukkar and then head to the lively Saqf As Sayl market to bargain for household goods, jewelry and clothing. If it is brand names and international labels you’re after, head to boutiques on Wakalat Street.

Wander between Neolithic, Roman, Byzantine and Umayyad ruins at the Amman Citadel, an impressive archaeological site that charts the history of the region’s past civilizations.

Stand on the stage at the Roman Theater and admire the engineering ingenuity of this 6,000-seat amphitheater, built in the 2nd century. Today locals come here to relax and socialize.

West of the city you’ll find the King Hussein Bin Talal Mosque, the largest Muslim place of worship in the country. The mosque's architecture reflects the Umayyad design, which draws on Roman and Persian styles, seen throughout the city.

Enjoy modern, cosmopolitan Amman in Jabal Amman’s Rainbow Street and in the Jabel Al Weibdeh district. See art exhibitions at the Darat al Funun and the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Discover Jordan’s history and learn about the Hashemite royal family at the Jordan Museum. Stroll through the gardens in the King Hussein National Park and enjoy the views of Amman. At the end of the day, relax in a hammam, a traditional Turkish-style bathhouse, or unwind in a luxurious spa offered by one of the popular hotels.

A large proportion of Jordan’s population resides in Amman and the residents, proud of this rapidly growing city, are known for their hospitality. Amman, with its mix of new and old, is a great place to explore and discover the Middle East.

Where to stay in Amman

Opal Hotel Amman
Opal Hotel Amman
4.5 out of 5
Airport road, Amman, Amman Governorate
The price is $96 per night from Jan 6 to Jan 7
$96
per night
Jan 6 - Jan 7
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 indoor pools. Popular attractions Amman Waves and Bisharat Golf Club are located ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (132 reviews)
"Close to the airport"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Opal Hotel Amman
Grand Hyatt Amman
Grand Hyatt Amman
5 out of 5
Hussein Bin Ali St., Jabal Amman, Amman, 11183
The price is $132 per night from Dec 23 to Dec 24
$132
per night
Dec 23 - Dec 24
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (254 reviews)
"Great hotel with attentive staff and excellent spa. Only problem was Hotel did not collect me from the airport when I arrived in Amman and I had to purchase an Uber."

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2022

Grand Hyatt Amman
W Amman
W Amman
5 out of 5
13 Rafiq Al Hariri Ave, Amman, 11953
The price is $162 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
$162
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (276 reviews)
"Receiption team at check in and out were very at tentative to our needs. They gave us an upgrade to our corner room and Kate check out. Amount of Resturants were limited in the hotel but plenty outside. Traffic around the hotel is massive especially on Thursday and Friday nights due to mall area ..."

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

W Amman
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Almond Hotel Apartments
Almond Hotel Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Iben alroumi street, Amman
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Amman. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (43 reviews)
"This hotel is outside of the downtown core so it was much quieter. The hotel is walkable to several dining options including the 7th circle. One of the benefits of this hotel was the woman working reception on the dayshift. She was so pleasant and helpful with information and arranging transportation. ..."

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2022

Almond Hotel Apartments
Al Qatal Building
Al Qatal Building
2.5 out of 5
Airport Road, Opposite Baby Cord Building, Amman, Amman Governorate, 11195
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
3.7/5 Good! (88 reviews)
"Staff are nice and helpful! They got me a taxi on time. Its located very close to airport."

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Al Qatal Building
Downtown Hotel Apartments
Downtown Hotel Apartments
3.5 out of 5
11192 Abdali Blvd, Amman, Amman Governorate, 11192
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a rooftop terrace. Popular attractions Al Abdali Mall and Abdali ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (14 reviews)
"Good"

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2022

Downtown Hotel Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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