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Oryx Aqaba

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Overview of Oryx Aqaba

Oryx Aqaba

5.0 star property
Aqaba beach hotel with 2 restaurants, spa

7.6/10 Good

82 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
The price is €88
Price available on 10/12/2022
Al Sharif Shakir Bin Zayd Street, Aqaba
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Children's pool
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Business centre
  • Airport shuttle
For families
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Aqaba (AQJ-King Hussein Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • Eilat (ETM-Ramon Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • Ovda (VDA) - 65 min drive
  • Taba (TCP-Taba Intl.) - 126 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Ocean - 17 min walk
  • Khubza & Seneya - 17 min walk
  • Papaya - 18 min walk
  • Sushi Corner - 18 min walk
  • Rakwet Kanaan restaurant & cafe - 19 min walk

About this property

Oryx Aqaba

With access to on-site scuba-diving, Oryx Aqaba is a great choice for your beach stay in Aqaba. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, facials and aromatherapy. Zaitoun, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A bar/lounge, a health club and a fitness centre are other highlights at this luxurious hotel. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and size.


Arabic, English, Russian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 189 rooms
  • Arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 12:30 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Playground

What to do

  • Scuba diving

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Built in 2014
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Health club
  • Adjacent to a golf course
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Arabic
  • English
  • Russian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Oryx Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and Thai massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is open daily.


Zaitoun – This buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Tea Room – On-site café. Open daily.
Waves Pool Restaurant – On-site family restaurant. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
Spark Bar – On-site sports bar. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of JOD 13 per vehicle (one way)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for JOD 35.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Oryx Aqaba offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Oryx Aqaba does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Oryx Aqaba?
As of 8 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Oryx Aqaba on 10 December 2022 start from €88, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Oryx Aqaba?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Oryx Aqaba?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Oryx Aqaba?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Oryx Aqaba?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Oryx Aqaba?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is JOD 13 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Oryx Aqaba?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 12:30 PM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Oryx Aqaba and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as scuba-diving. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Oryx Aqaba also has a sauna and a steam room, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Oryx Aqaba?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants, featuring international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Ocean (2.2 mi), Pago Pago (9.4 mi) and Les Sardines (9.6 mi).
Does Oryx Aqaba have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Oryx Aqaba like?
Oryx Aqaba is a short 13-minute walk from Saraya Aqaba Waterpark and 16 minutes' walk from Early Islamic Ayla.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

Let me start with pointing out that the staff at this hotel are exceptional, very helpful and friendly. We booked connecting rooms, & when we got there we found hair here and there, so when the manager asked the next day if everything was ok, we informed him about it. We were super impressed how they handled it. The manager who is responsible for housekeeping clearly was disappointed to hear that and wanted to meet us in person and make sure they meet our expectations (apparently he is a consultant from abroad who joined the hotel recently). Later, when we came back to our rooms after a beach time, we found not only super clean rooms, but also we were so surprised to see rose petals all over our bed and towel swans, it might be a small thing, but definitely made our day! For the rest our stay they kept asking if there was anything else they could do for us, they truly managed to make us feel special throughout the stay. They also helped us to find a driver from Aqaba to Wadi Rum at a very reasonable price. If to be completely honest, to meet 5 star hotel standards, they require a little cosmetic renovation to freshen up, but they told us that they are aware of it and working on it, so thats good. They also had a belly dance every night from 9-10pm that we enjoyed very much. We would like to say special thanks to Mohd Shobaki and Nep, you guys went above and beyond and our experience at Oryx Hotel was definitely a highlight of the whole Jordan trip.
Selbi, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very kind staff. Breakfast was gorgeous.
Sami, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Not bad not good
Ibrahem, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Yousif, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

I was about to be electrical shocked, no maintenance, not enough pillows. They wanted to charge me for ice seriously!! Breakfast was cold, not everything was there.
Motaz, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Anwar, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing hotel and very friendly staff!
We ended up being the only two foreigners at the hotel during our stay. We had a great experience, everyone was very professional and friendly. Can highly recommend staying here.
2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Laura, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Very nice staff
A functional hotel. The staff are very nice. Prime location.
Mays, 1-night trip with friends
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