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.
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
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 meters, 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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The spa and gym facilities are fantastic, and so make the most of them during your stay
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The Fairmont is located in the 5th circle of Amman, close to the affluent neighborhood of Abdoun and next to the Zahran Diplomatic area, which is a key commercial and residential district.
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 center 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 center 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.
Visit the downtown market and city center, the beautiful houses of Abdoun neighborhood, Rainbow Street and Jabal Amman.
Explore the best of Amman, including the Citadel Hill, Roman Amphitheater 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.
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.
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 socialize 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
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.
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.
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.
Built in 1161 by the Crusaders, Kerak is a perfect example of medieval 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.
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' center 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.
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.
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.
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.