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“Good budget backpackers option for Petra”
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Petra Gate Hotel
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The staff were very helpful and friendly. The owner gave us plenty of tips and advice and the cook was excellent too.
The were flexible for meal times and offered breakfast, dinner and packed lunch at (reasonable) additional prices.
The highlight was the nice upstairs restaurant with a great view.

Rooms are basic and without air con or a fan, so only open window ventilation.
Easy to walk to Petra from here or take a taxi for a cheap price (just ask the owner).

Plenty of safe on street parking outside.

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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This hotel was a good choice for the price and location. The owner was very nice and helpful! The breakfast was decent and it had everything we needed. It is not very fancy but definitely worth the price. Petra is about 20 min walk from it. There are a few good restaurants close as well.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

I loved everything about this hotel - hospitable, friendly, honest, clean. Great breakfast and nice conversation, the views from the rooftop terrace are stunning, can't beat the price. I had a really bad experience with a local Bedoin guy in Petra, but when I came back to Petra Gate hotel they made me feel comfortable and like family. I cannot recommend this place enough. NOTE: Even if the websites say this place is fully booked, it is not. There is a problem with the website. They always have availability. Please just arrive and they will have room. #1 place to stay in Petra.

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

The location is super amazing, for backpackers or solo travelers, i saw 2 working out there, one older and the other one younger, the older man was such a nice guy and soo help ful, it is near to all the services and main shops, and even near to the old or main petra.

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Nasser at the Petra Gate Hotel was recommended to me by several Canadian friends who had travelled to Petra via Israel. I emailed Nasser with a list of things that I, my husband and another couple wanted to do while in Jordan. He emailed me back within minutes with a very reasonable quote. Nasser literally took care of EVERYTHING for our trip. We payed him a flat rate and absolutely everything was done for us- all transportation, meals, accommodation and excursions. The experience and the price seemed too good to be true- the entire time we were waiting for some kind of hitch or unexpected fee. But Nasser ensured that everything was absolutely perfect. There were even several occasions within our 4 day stay in Jordan that we unexpectedly received things for free! When does that EVER happen?!?
We had several friends travel to Jordan after us, using various tour companies. Although their trips looked great, we were able to do so much more over 4 days, and paid less than everyone else did for 1 or 2 days. And, I have to say, Nasser is like a kind father. He was constantly making sure that we were happy. On our last day, we snorkelled in Aqaba. On our way back to the Israel border, Nasser phoned our driver and asked to speak with us. He wanted to make sure that everything went well and that we were happy and safe! Unbelievable customer service.
The hotel itself is basic. The bed was had enough blankets and was clean, and the shower had ample hot water (a rarity in the Middle East). But the rooftop is fantastic. We loved sitting up there at the end of the night, drinking tea and enjoying their amazing home cooked dinners.
If you are looking for an amazing, stress free experience in Jordan talk to Nasser at The Petra Gate. He will take all the hassle out of planning. You will not be disappointed.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Petra Gate Hotel

Address: Petra St | P.O. Box 120, Petra - Wadi Musa 81001, Jordan
Region: Jordan > Ma'an Governorate > Petra - Wadi Musa
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Petra - Wadi Musa
Price Range: €20 - €37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Petra Gate Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Petra Gate Hotel is located in the city center on the main street to the site 10-15 Minutes by walk. - we can pick you up from (Amman airport or Aqaba border) to (Petra) by cheap prices we are ready for any transport, every day we arrange a tours to the desert of Wadi Rum, camping sleep , and there is a kind of tour with the kings highway via Dead Sea back to Amman In our hotel. - the customers can enjoy the roof terrace that bearing our character of jordanian culture and see the magical sunset mixed with Petra Mountains and the city with delicious dinner and open buffet of breakfast in the morning at our terrace and restaurant - see the photos in this website ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Petra Gate Hotel Petra / Wadi Musa
Petra Gate Hotel And Hostel
Petra Gate Hotel Jordan/Petra - Wadi Musa

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