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The Sydney Hotel

Shaban Street 9 Building 27, Amman 11118 Jordan
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#1 of 21 hostels in Amman
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A historical hotel since 1963 that has been fully renovated in 2017 to include both private Rooms and shared dormitories. The Sydney Hotel is the best place for backpackers and budget travelers that are seeking a memorable and safe stay in Amman away from the noise but minutes on foot to all major touristic site, local restaurants and shops such as the Romain Theater, Citadel, Hashem Restaurants and the famous Rainbow street. The hotel provide a smoke free environment which is hard to find in Amman, 24 hour assistance, tours and packages, free high speed WIFI, a spacious communal area where you can meet other travelers and a cozy backyard area. Most rooms have private bathrooms, flat screens with satellite channels, minibar and self controlled A/C system... The rooms with balconies are the best.
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Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
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24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Kristine D wrote a review Nov 2023
Yeovil, United Kingdom165 contributions83 helpful votes
Stayed here overnight after my 6 day tour in Jordan. They’re quite strict with their check in time; strictly 2pm but you can leave you things if you want to go around or wait there. Staff were okay, not very chatty or something but will answer your questions if you got one. Didnt try their breakfast but its a normal Jordanin breakfast with some hummus, salads, and bread. Its 4JOD if not included in your booking. They have complimentary water, coffee, and juice 24/7. Room & toilet inside was clean. Very close to downtown. 10 min walk to most souks and rainbow street. A lot of nearby grocery and small local restaurants. They offer tours too.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Diya Sunna, General Manager at The Sydney Hotel
Responded Nov 22, 2023
Thank you Kristine for staying with us and for your leaving your lovely review. We are happy that you enjoyed our hotel and services as we always aim at giving all out customers the comfort they need. Hoping to see you again in Amman. Best of Luck Sydney Family
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theamitindia wrote a review Sep 2023
India66 contributions21 helpful votes
This is a honest review . I really had a great time at Sydney Hotel, totally recommend to you all . Stayed in Amman only because of the people, team at Sydney hotel. They are lovely people and take care of each and every traveler with all their needs. Looking to come again soon. It’s a hotel in the right location of downtown with all the chaos being away. Even yummy breakfast , clean showers and backyard. They are 24x7 so it makes it another good point. Only after finding them through booking and making sure it’s the right place. Lately I found they are really the best for even being the right place. You feel more customised and super happy in the building. The cat is friendly and the swing is perfect spot. Definitely check . You will be happy .
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Traveled on business
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Gregory S wrote a review Jun 2023
Gold Coast, Australia209 contributions143 helpful votes
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The staff here are very helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble from assisting me with my luggage on arrival and departure to arranging sightseeing and airport transfers, currency exchange and answering all my questions of a first time visitor. The breakfast buffet was delicious and quite unexpected, thankyou Chef. I especially enjoyed the local atmosphere of the common areas and the amenities in my private room.
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Traveled solo
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Marion A wrote a review Jun 2023
Fall River, Massachusetts83 contributions43 helpful votes
The Sydney Hotel is located in a historic area convenient walking distance to City Center and the famous Rainbow Street. For budget travelers, this hotel is an excellent choice. It is spotlessly clean, secure, offers both Arab and western breakfast options, has laundry facilities and a shared kitchen. The staff are very welcoming and will go out of their way to help you arrange transportation and tours. You will meet travelers from all over the world here. If I ever return to Amman, this would be high on my list of places to stay.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Room Tip: This is a budget hotel so don't expect luxury. However, the location is excellent and the staff...
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170minr wrote a review Apr 2023
London, United Kingdom1018 contributions72 helpful votes
The girl in the Hijab on reception was really helpful, she gave a lot of recommendations which were nice, she also set me up with a sim card and set it up which was a great deal. The room was small nice for 1 night, there was space to leave your luggage before and after check out and free water and lemon water to drink. The taxi driver they sent to us was very nice also and they were in constant contact with us.
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded May 2, 2023
Thank you for the lovely review. We are glad to see that you had a good night with us. Hope to see you again. Sydeny Family
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Volker S wrote a review Nov 2022
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Stayed at the Hotel for 10 day for a business trip. Great location (5min walking distance to downtown yet quit rooms), very friendly staff, convenient inside and outside lounge, good breakfast, extra service like pick-up from airport or extra bed worked well, etc.: all in all excellent value for money
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Room Tip: Rooms to courtyard may be quieter however area itself is quiet
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Responded Dec 11, 2022
Dear Volker, Thank you for choosing the Sydney Hotel for your stay and for sharing your positive experience with other guests. We are glad to hear that you had a good stay at our property and that our team met your expectations. We look forward to your next stay with us and wish you a safe journey back home. All the best & kind regards, Sydney Hotel Family
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Amanda W wrote a review Oct 2022
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I stayed 4 nights with single room. It provided good privacy as a hostel. Clean rooms with no noise at night. Good wifi, free air-con service and complimentory drinks. Super convenient location in the downtown and all the famous sightseeings are within walking distance. The only down side is you need to take another taxi from the North bus station if you take the airport bus.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Response from Diya Sunna, General Manager at The Sydney Hotel
Responded Oct 26, 2022
We are glad to see your feedback and we thank you for your stay with us. Taking a taxi from the North station is not a pleasant one but you can always take our airport transfer service which is convenient and affordable. Hope to host you again Amanda in the near future Sydney Family
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Lucia W wrote a review Oct 2022
Toronto, Canada
We stayed in Sydney Hotel multiple days while we were in Amman. The rooms are clean, quite and the staff are nice and helpful. The room with balcony are especially bright and roomy. We booked airport transfers from the hotel and it was super easy and convenient. The location of the hotel is very central and it is only a few minutes walk to shops and restaurants. I would definitely stay at Sydney if I am in Amman again.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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ivan w wrote a review Oct 2022
Hong Kong, China4 contributions
good location in the downtown, I stayed here for 2 nights, with single room. the cleanliness is good has restaurants nearby. the staff are helpful and welcoming. they intriduced the walking tour around the hostel to me.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Bronwen W wrote a review Oct 2022
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Great location walking distance from places to eat and sites in safe area. Plenty of on street parking. Welcoming staff able to give useful advice. Clean, comfortable room and nice breakfast. Thank you!
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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₱1,401 - ₱2,746 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sydney Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Sydney Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Trinitae at The Soap House (0.4 km), RivaCrystals (0.3 km), and Darat al Funun (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Sydney Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at The Sydney Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Sydney Hotel?
Yes, free public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Sydney Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Jordanian Kitchen, The Coffee Room, and Habibah Sweets.
Does The Sydney Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, The Sydney Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Sydney Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to The Sydney Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Citadel (0.7 km), Roman Theatre (1.1 km), and Lilas Tours (6.9 km).