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King Aretas IV Luxury Camp

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

First, the photos you see probably were dated from a long time ago!!! Camp is in reaaly bad shape now (we stayed in May, 2014). Bathroom facilities are very, very, very dirty and broken (unfortunately I could not upload the photos I took to show you). There are broken furniture all over the camp!!! We were also cheated by the...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We spend an amazing night in King Aretas Camp. The food was outstanding given the limited options of the kitchen and the long chat with our host around the fire was priceless. Our tent was just lovely and we slept like babies. Make sure you get up early in the morning and take a little walk around the camp to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Great fun. Despite the odd 4x4 passing by towards the end of the day, the camp is very quiet and in a good location. The only problem is that both it and the surrounding area are becoming littered and the camp site looked as though things had been dumped - i.e. parts of old tent, lamps, etc, were scattered about....

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Cambridge, England
Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

We had a great night here. It was a windy and sandy day, but became calm before night. We were 2 of only 4 guests, which was surprising. The 2 staff treated us very well and we had a great traditional meal. Tents were good, although sandy throughout ( including the beds) because of the weather. The bathroom facilities were...

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Chester, uk
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We spent one night here, only the 4 of us and another couple so we pretty well had the run of the place which made the 'camping' side of things easier. Started with a 4x4 sunset tour, after which all the 4x4's at the view point charged off, all seemed to going back to the entrance and 'pretend' Wadi Rum...

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London, UK
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Wadi Rhum remains one of the most outstanding experiences on a visit to Jordan and to spend a night there under the stars is unforgettable. The location of the King Aretas camp is outstanding, nestled among mountains looking out on to the unspoiled desert. No other camps are nearby, and you really feel the atmosphere of a landscape unchanged since...

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Reviewed 8 April 2013

We booked the camp through its website and were royally ripped off. We paid 70JD per night and other campers staying the same night as us told us they paid as little as 20JD. We also booked a jeep tour of Wadi Rum directly through the King Aretas camp's reservation executive, who assured us we were in the best possible...

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Nieuwerkerk aan den Ijssel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 April 2013

The camp is beautifully situated between the mountains in the desert. We were the only ones in the camp. We almost felt the only ones on the globe. But luxury camp? No, we did not find it. the tents are small, difficult to stand up, the beds were bad. The food was very dissapointing, especially in the morning. Only jordanian...

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amman
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Our guide claimed that this camp is the furthest into the Wadi Rum desert, and it sure seemed that way. There were no other camps near us and it really felt like we were nestled alone in this cozy and comfortable camp. Living in Jordan, I've been to Wadi Rum for 3 weekends over the last month, I chose to...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
King Aretas Camp is located within the National Reserve in Wadi Rum it is surrounded by the rustic orange sands of the desert and protected by the huge sandstone mountains. All accommodation is in canvas tents with two beds, electricity for a small bedside lamp and mobile telephone charging, and a chest of drawers. Washrooms are provided in communal blocks just a short stroll away and although basic, offer both shower and changing facilities. Full housekeeping service is provided. You will also find a communal tent with plenty of cushions and rugs, to sit and admire your surroundings whilst sipping on your Arabic tea or coffee flavoured with cardamom and a restaurant offering both buffet breakfast and dinner. Children are more than welcome and would enjoy this camping adventure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about King Aretas IV Luxury Camp

Address: Wadi Rum, Wadi Rum, Jordan
Region: Jordan > Ma'in Governorate > Wadi Rum
Price Range: $119 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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