Wadi Rum Village holiday lodge rental with internet access, balcony/terrace, air con and walking

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  • Lodge
  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 1 night min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

First have a look at Saleh's wadirumtours web-site -- you will see why Wadi Rum is one of the most special locations in the world!! Then notice how many 5*-star reviews Saleh has been awarded here on this site. Now you know why you must reorganise your visit to Jordan so you can stay overnight after a memorable day touring in Rum. You're also choosing to make a difference! Not only is this the most cost-effective luxury bed-and-breakfast in Jordan, but it's also pioneering, community-tourism with a wonderful bedouin family! The money you spend goes directly to them.

Your accommodation is quite simply a luxury bedouin tent -- a careful blend of the traditional and modern. It's like stepping into a Lawrence of Arabia movie, settling around the camp fire to the passing sounds of camels! and eating fresh from the bar-b-q. Next door, camouflaged into the rocks is a newly-built small shower and WC block, with ceramic tiles, a proper sit-down loo and running water (though please do not use too much).

There are three sleeping areas, each with beds and lots of fleece blankets

You have a choice. Either one of the small cluster of romantic, bedouin tents in the heart of the Wadi Rum protected area, (9 kms or so from Rum village but still within mobile-phone reach), or there's a more modern camp within Rum village itself, more sheltered and with an open fire, high-speed wifi and extra insulation.

In either case, you will have the chance to sample the wonderful food cooked by Saleh's wife Alia -- this is unique in Rum, many of the other camps use imported, non-bedouin cooks; it's not the same! Saleh and Alia are running a family-friendly family business!

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • 3 Shower rooms

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace

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Interaction with guest

Saleh will meet you when you arrive in Rum village, with bedouin tea and hospitality; he'll discuss how you wish to shape your personal, individual visit and will then take you touring or to his luxury small camp in the heart of the Wadi Rum nature reserve. You can leave your bags and your vehicle, if you have one, at his house in the village, before you set out on your adventure. Unlike other guides in Rum, Saleh and his wife Alia provide an authentic bedouin family experience, giving you the chance not just to visit this special place but to share another way of life, in harmony with nature.
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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

To enjoy your visit to the full, you should be interested in other cultures and other ways of life. . . with Saleh and his family you won't only be exploring one of the most special, tranquil places on earth but you will experience bedouin culture, hospitality and history. Please don't waste water (though we do have proper showers and bathrooms); move around quietly and respectfully and share your thoughts and responses with Saleh and his family.

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Manager restrictions

Minimum stay: 1 night

About the owner

Tudor L.
Calendar updated:
31 Jan 2024

Years listed:
14

Languages spoken: English, Dutch
This Lodge has 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 16. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 19 Oct 2010. Located in Wadi Rum, it has 341 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £217.
The Owner has a response rate of 75% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 31 Jan 2024.
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Reviews

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341 reviews
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Lindsay F

Loved it! Like being part of their family!
Aug 2023

The tour was the highlight of my trip! Saleh and his family were amazing and caring hosts. We did the “behind the veil” women’s only tour and loved it. They made us feel as if we wer… More 

Reviewed 25 Feb 2024

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Houstieontour

Fun and friendly family-run experience
Feb 2024

We had a fabulous experience with Saleh and Alia and their family. Despite booking very last minute, they went out of their way to accommodate us; greeting us in the village with tea and lunch, before… More 

Reviewed 19 Feb 2024

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lumen93

Great experience
Feb 2024

Saleh welcomed us in the best possible way, introducing us to his family and offering us tea. We then planned the one-day desert tour during which his son guided us. The tour was comprehensive and exc… More 

Reviewed 16 Feb 2024

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Jinseok L
Seoul, South Korea

I recommend Saleh's tour!
Feb 2024

I had a wonderful time in this tour with Saleh's family. You can will experience local culture in Wadirum. I really enjoyed and recommend Saleh's tour for everyone who plans visiting Wadirum… More 

Reviewed 15 Feb 2024

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Floriane J

Amazing tour
Jan 2024

Amazing tour with Saleh's son who was very kind with us. We did the 3 hours tour that is already incredible. Very nice sunset at the end. Beautiful spots! Thank you !

Reviewed 11 Jan 2024

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Review 1-5 of 341

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Tudor (the owner) a message.

If Tudor (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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