Fairmont Amman

Amman, Jordan

At a Glance

  • A luxurious and smart city hotel

  • Located only a short drive from the vibrant downtown and Rainbow Street

  • There are a number of fantastic restaurant options, including Mediterranean, Jordanian and Japanese

  • Excellent facilities including a fabulous rooftop pool and wonderful spa

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Best time to Visit

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Average time to visit

For a small country, Jordan has an extraordinary range of climates. The best time to visit climate-wise is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), when the daytime temperatures aren't too extreme. April is probably the best month, when temperatures are warm and wildflowers are in bloom. March can be cold and rainy in the north but is balmy by the Gulf of Aqaba and the Dead Sea.

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The spa and gym facilities are fantastic, and so make the most of them during your stay

Enjoy the wide variety of restaurants, including delicious sushi at Tsuki

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Description

The Fairmont Amman is the most glamorous hotel in Jordan's capital. The property features a range of fantastic facilities, as well as a diverse choice of restaurants. Although fairly corporate, this a great option for those seeking a luxury city hotel.

The Fairmont Amman is in a great location, within easy reach of the airport and only a short drive from the city's vibrant downtown area and historical sites, such as the Citadel and Roman Theatre. Whilst much of your time in Amman will be spent out exploring the city, whilst you are at the hotel, there are some brilliant facilities to enjoy, including a fabulous rooftop pool and inviting spa.

There are 317 rooms and suites, which have been luxuriously appointed, and offer great views over the city and surrounding hills. The rooms are delightfully spacious, starting at 42 square metres, and combine contemporary design with tasteful, classic decor.   

The Fairmont has a wide variety of excellent dining venues, including Nasim, which offers great local Jordanian options, Salt, which has a delicious grill menu, and Tsuki which serves some of the finest Sushi options in the city.

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Childcare

The Fairmont Amman welcomes children, but as it is popular with business travellers as well as leisure travellers, it does have quite a grown up and formal feel. However there are interconnecting rooms for families, and there is a Kid's Club and children's pool.  

Facilities

With seven different food and beverage outlets, a fabulous rooftop pool, its own shopping arcade, a fully equipped gym and welcoming Willow Stream Spa, The Fairmont does not fall short when it comes to facilities. The Willow Stream Spa in particular is one of the property's most stand-out features, as it offers a Moroccan hamman, Dead Sea Pool, Ice fountain and Dead Sea mud room.

Activities

During your stay in Amman it is possible to do guided walking tours of the city, where you can visit the key historical sites including the Citadel and Roman Theatre. It is also possible to head north of Amman, where you can visit the amazing Roman ruins at Jerash. The Fairmont Amman is only a short drive from downtown Amman and Rainbow Street, which is where you will find the most buzzing restaurants and bars.

Experiences

  • Ajloun Castle

    Ajloun Castle sits on top of Mount 'Auf, towards the north of Jordan. The castle has a fascinating history, offering an insight into the many changing empires, armies and societies that have inhabited this part of the Middle East through the centuries.

  • Ajloun Castle

    Ajloun Castle sits on top of Mount 'Auf, towards the north of Jordan. The castle has a fascinating history, offering an insight into the many changing empires, armies and societies that have inhabited this part of the Middle East through the centuries.

  • Ajloun Forest Reserve - Houses Trail

    The Houses Trail is guided and takes 3-4 hours, stretching 7-8km. Winding through the lovely Ajloun Forest Reserve, you eventually reach Orjan Village where you visit the Soap House and the Biscuit House, and then the Calligraphy House in Rasun Village.

  • Ajloun Forest Reserve - Orjan Village Tour

    Covering a distance of 12km and lasting around 6 hours, this tour explores Orjan Village, giving visitors the opportunity to explore the Jordanian rural lifestyle. With beautiful scenery, you will hike through orchards, past dramatic rocks and springs.

  • Ajloun Forest Reserve - Soap House Trail

    The Soap House Trail is guided lasting 2-3 hours over a distance of 7km. It begins at the visitors centre of Ajloun Reserve, a beautiful evergreen forest reserve, ending up at the Soap House in the village of Orjan where local ladies make natural soap.

  • Ajloun Soap House Trail

    The Soap House Trail lasts 2-3 hours over a distance of 7km. It begins at the visitors centre of Ajloun Reserve, a beautiful evergreen forest reserve, ending up at the Soap House in the village of Orjan where local ladies make natural soap.

  • Amman Downtown

    Visit the downtown market and city center, the beautiful houses of Abdoun neighbourhood, Rainbow Street and Jabal Amman.

  • Amman Highlights

    Explore the best of Amman, including the Citadel Hill, Roman Amphitheatre and Archaeological & Jordan Folklore Museums.

  • Amman Walking Tour

    Visit Amman's Roman Theatre, Byzantine Basilica and the Citadel and Ummayyad Palace during a walking tour of Jordan's capital city. During the tour you will also be able to take in the varying architecture and bustle of Amman's downtown area.

  • Bethany Beyond the Jordan

    Visit the site where it is believed John the Baptist performed baptisms in the river Jordan. The site is referenced a number of times in the Bible, most notably as the baptism place of Jesus Christ. A handful of churches have been built in the area.

  • Bethany Beyond the Jordan

    Visit the site where it is believed John the Baptist performed baptisms in the river Jordan. The site is referenced a number of times in the Bible, most notably as the baptism place of Jesus Christ. A handful of churches have been built in the area.

  • Cooking and Dining at Beit Sitti

    Spend the evening at the charming Beit Sitti, learning how to cook traditional Arabic cuisine which you can then enjoy for dinner. This is a wonderful introduction to Middle Eastern cuisine, in a warm and welcoming setting.

  • Desert Castles

    Jordan's desert castles are beautiful examples of early Islamic art and architecture. Some features include fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings and illustrations. Visit Amra, Azraq and Qasr Kharanah on this full day tour from Amman.

  • Dinner with a Local Family

    Spend the evening with a local family in Jordan's capital, Amman. Enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal and socialise with the family, learning about their day to day life, culture and customs. This is a lovely way to gain an insight into life in Jordan.

  • Floating in the Dead Sea

    Floating in the Dead Sea is a rather extraordinary experience, and a must-do when visiting Jordan. This is one of the few cases where pictures really can be believed, and it is possible to float practically on the surface of the mineral-rich water.

  • Floating in the Dead Sea

    Enjoy some time free at leisure in the Dead Sea. Floating in the Dead Sea, where you float almost on top of the mineral-rich water, is an extraordinary experience and a must-do when visiting Jordan.

  • Jerash

    Jerash is famous for its spectacular Roman ruins. The archaeological site presents you with one of the finest examples of a preserved Roman city anywhere in the Middle East. You will have a half-day tour of Jerash with a private local guide.

  • Jerash

    Discover the archaeological site of Jerash. You will visit the Hadrian's Arch, Hippodrome, Colonnaded Street, Cathedral, Jerash Archaeological Museum, North Theatre and South Theatre.

  • Jordan Museum

    Have a visit to Jordan Museum, opens daily 10am-2pm except on Friday.

  • Jordan's Desert Castles

    Jordan's desert castles are beautiful examples of early Islamic art and architecture. Some features include fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings and illustrations. Visit Amra, Azraq and Kharraneh for a full day from Amman.

  • Kerak Castle

    Built in 1161 by the Crusaders, Kerak is a perfect example of mediaeval castle design. The castle is a dark maze of stone-vaulted halls and passageways. Its most famous occupant was Reynald de Chatillon, who had a reputation for treachery and brutality.

  • Madaba

    Known as the City of Mosaics, Madaba is most famous for the Church of St George which contains a superb mosaic map of the Holy Land dating from 560AD. There is an interesting visitors' centre which explains the map in more detail.

  • Madaba & Mt. Nebo

    Be marveled by the impressive mosaics of St. George Church in Madaba, followed by an excursion to Mount Nebo where Moses once viewed the Holy Land from.

  • Mt Nebo

    According to the Bible, in the book of Deuteronomy, Mount Nebo is where the prophet Moses was shown the Promised Land for the Hebrew people. Today, the site contains a church and impressive mosaic collection.

  • Royal Automobile Museum

    Enjoy a visit to the Royal Automobile Museum in Amman. This is a great option for motor enthusiasts, or even for those with just a mild car interest. The museum features over 70 classic cars and motorbikes, each with their own story.

  • Royal Automobile Museum

    Enjoy a visit to the Royal Automobile Museum in Amman. This is a great option for motor enthusiasts, or even for those with just a mild car interest. The museum features over 70 classic cars and motorbikes, each with their own story.

  • Showbak Castle

    Showbak is an isolated Crusader castle, located around an hour north of Petra. Whilst it is more dilapidated than other castles such as Kerak, the setting is very dramatic; perched on a hillside and offering extensive views of the surrounding area.

  • Umm Qais

    Umm Qais, previously known as Gadara, lies to the northwest of Jordan, in the hills above the Jordan Valley. It was once one of the cities that formed the Roman Decapolis, and offers impressive ruins and wonderful views.

  • Umm Qais

    Discover the archaeological wonder of Umm Qais with a view of Golan Heights and Tiberias Lake.

  • Wadi Mujib Canyon Trail

    The guided Canyon Trail through Mujib Nature Reserve is an adrenaline filled adventure that takes in the best sites of the Mujib River.

  • Wadi Mujib Ibex Trail

    The Ibex Trail is a guided trail within Wadi Mujib, running parallel to the Dead Sea and hiking through a number of dry wadis before ascending into the nature reserve. The trail lasts approximately four hours.

  • Wadi Mujib Ibex Trail

    The Ibex Trail is a guided trail within Wadi Mujib, running parallel to the Dead Sea and hiking through a number of dry wadis before ascending into the nature reserve. The trail lasts approximately four hours.

Holiday Ideas

  • Jordan and Oman

    Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Muscat & Jebel Akhdar

    from £5300 pp inc flights & transfers for 12 nights

    • Experience highlights of both Jordan and Oman with this balanced itinerary
    • The flight between Amman and Muscat is only three hours, meaning you don't need to worry about too much travelling time
    • You can enjoy the mix of ancient and modern in both countries, with time in historical sites such as Petra and Nizwa and nights in the capital cities of Amman and Muscat

Location & directions

Amman, Jordan

The Fairmont is located in the 5th circle of Amman, close to the affluent neighbourhood of Abdoun and next to the Zahran Diplomatic area, which is a key commercial and residential district.

How to get there

It is a five-hour and 15-minute flight from the UK to Amman, and then the Fairmont is 35-minutes from the airport by road.

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