Coming from the north, from Amman or Queen Alia International Airport, take the desert highway towards Petra, Ma'an and Aqaba. After approximately 170 km, follow the signs to Petra on your right and follow the main road until you reach Petra. Located only 10 minutes from the entrance to the Petra site, the Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel is set on a hillside at an altitude of 1,400 metres with spectacular views of the Great Rift Valley.
Mövenpick Nabatean Castle
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5-Star Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel in Petra, Jordan
From the hills of the Rift Valley around , it is just 10 minutes by car to Petra, the . The fitting fort-like architecture of this five-star hotel complements stunning views that provide some natural respite and perspective after a day exploring Petra, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Known as the Rose City due to the colour of the kingdom's rock carvings, Petra is Jordan's most visited attraction. The ancient Nabataean capital remained unknown to the western world until 1812 when a Swiss explorer discovered numerous spectacular sites in the area
Around the hotel
Sights and attractions
- Wadi Mousa - 15 mins.
- Al Kahznah - 20 mins.
- Little Petra - 45 mins.
- Jabal Haroun - 7 hrs.
Shopping and amenities
- Al Siq - 20 mins.
- Zara Souk - 5 mins.
- Wadi Mousa Silver Production Centre - 30 mins.
- Petra Pottery Association - 30 mins.
How to get to the hotel
Coming from the south from Aqaba, take the desert highway towards Amman or Ma'an. After approximately 85 km, follow the signs to Petra on the left and follow the main road until you reach Petra. Located only 10 minutes from the entrance to the Petra site, the Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel is set on a hillside at an altitude of 1,400 metres with spectacular views of the Great Rift Valley.
A complimentary shuttle between Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel and Mövenpick Resort Petra means that Petra is really simple to get to, though this is by no means the only attraction to consider. Points of interest to the north include the 12th century Crusader castle at Shobak 35 km away, while the Nubian Ibex, caracals and Phoenician junipers at Dana Biosphere Reserve can be reached in an hour. The Dead Sea and Amman are about three hours away.