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Marina Plaza Hotel Tala Bay

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The initial impression was not great, despite there being only a few people in front at check in, it must have taken 30 minutes to check in with the assistance of our Arabic speaking driver, which is pretty poor. Although we had a room with a great sea view , the position on the 4th floor for some would be... More 

Thank daveashuk
Rio de Janeiro
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26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the initial good impression from the entrance and the pool, I was quickly dissapointed by the lack of elevators (ok, if you ask the front desk they'll arrange someone to bring your luggage to your room). Had it been the only problem, but it got worse as I saw the worn out room, with an old tv and and... More 

Thank Thelma K
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried 2 rooms at 2 occasions. The first was looking to the court of the hotel. It was cozy but the quality was poor. The second was looking to the street in front of the hotel. It was more clean but very noisy. The restaurant is like a very crowded cheap self service restaurant in a factory. Every day... More 

Thank János A
Management response:

Dear Janos A First of all let me thank you for taking for time to share your feedback , I do extend my sincere apology for any inconvenience you may have experienced during your stays at our resort , rest assured that we are working diligently to improve our service in the future, however let me explain that we heat... More 

Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel is situated with some others about 10km outside aqaba but there is free shuttle bus into Aqaba-but only 4 times a day and you need to book. There is a lovely pool complex and the marina it shares with other hotels and the beach itself are lovely. Our rooms were quite tired but the dining room was grubby... More 

Thank jamr621
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is situated miles away from Aqaba. A free shuttle is offered but its reservations for slots fill up quickly. Otherwise you arw looking at a 10JD taxi ride. Staff were the rudest I have ever encountered. Bolshy attitudes and reluctance to offer any service. Particularly given we were forced to wait for hours for our room to become available.... More 

Thank Gillkb
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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236 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

First and foremost there is no plug for any charging. No electric Kettle. We asked the reception they said they will provide us with the kettle but tea bags and creamer will cost us 10 JD. Since we had tea bags with us we said just send us the kettle. The kettle didn't arrive for 90 minutes, we had to... More 

Thank anuradha2013
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights in October . The service and staff is good but the hotel is getting old and needs refurbishment/ renovation . The pool is nice and big and we had a great evening there . No wifi in the rooms. All in all decent but needs upgradation .

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I have reviewed many Hotels around this planet of ours and can honestly say based on what the Hotel thinks it is to the reality of what it is, means I can only give this one star and advise you to only go if it is a very cheap offer and you can't afford a proper Hotel. Room: Was a... More 

1 Thank vinrogue58
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is situated in Tala Bay, access to private beaches and the marina. However the hotel's description doesn't reflect this. It's definitely not a 4 star hotel. We had difficulties getting into our room before three, our booking was questioned and we were initially told we had to pay twice what we had booked it for. The hotel states... More 

1 Thank Ninaandjames H
Aqaba, Jordan
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

first feed back from our guests it was a very friendly staff , good welcome and hosting from front desk till bellboy . high quality services like 5* hotels wish to all of your friendly team all the best

Thank BridgeTravelJo

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautifull 4 star hotel located in Tala Bay Marina, 15km south of Aqaba city in Jordan. Enjoying a private beach club on the Red Sea, swimming pool, restaurant, spa with massage, kid's playground, it is a great place to stay and enjoy the Red Sea Beach and Sun or while visiting the sightseeing of Jordan. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marina Plaza Hotel Tala Bay

Address: Tala Bay | South Coast Road, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
Region: Jordan > Al Aqabah Governorate > Aqaba
Price Range: $132 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Marina Plaza Hotel Tala Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 260
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Also Known As:
Hotel Marina Plaza
Marina Plaza Aqaba
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Aqaba
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Aqaba
#8 Luxury Hotel in Aqaba
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“Room 4305 has good sea views, however, remember there is no lift”
 of 5 bubbles daveashuk, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the best are looking to the court”
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 of 5 bubbles anuradha2013, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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