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Darna Village Beach Hotel & Dive Center

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2016

When travelling through Jordan we had pre-booked out accommodation for everywhere except for the night that we had in Aqaba. Our driver Omar said that he knew of a great place across the road from the beach that he highly recommended. Staying at Darna Village was an absolute delight! The location was beautiful - across the road from the beach...

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Coimbatore, India
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Darna village is located right across the Red Sea south beach. In fact, right opposite the hotel, as soon as you cross the road, you can swim among the famed Gorgon coral dive site. We reached around 9 AM and the staff arranged for me to dive at the cedar pride wreck at 10 AM. The attached dive site is...

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Very nice little place literally a stones throw from the beach - the road (admittedly a big one) is all that separates you from the sand and sea. The pool here is also super nice and the staff are very accommodating. I arrived at 4pm, having only booked the hotel that morning, and they arranged to take me out diving...

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EsTeh, Reservations Manager at Darna Village Beach Hotel & Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you, Katherine! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Apologies about the soap, we ran out of it that day.

Amman, Jordan
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Darna Village is somewhere between a hotel and a backpackers - not a bad little getaway. Being the front of a complex of accommodation places, the view from the pool is great and the wind off the water is lovely. The rooms are basic but very clean and the air conditioner works well. The internet is only available in the...

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I really struggle in understanding how people can rate a place like this as poor or terrible. What nonsense. To me this shows people are either not well travelled or come with an absurdly high expectations. In reality, contrast should play a large part when reviewing a place. We, for example, stayed up the road at a place called Bedouin...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We were 3 friends, paying 65 JOD FOR a 2 bed room and a mattress. The room wasn't clean (we even met a cockroach), the shower had a very poor current and the service (as for arranging the mattress) took about 3 hours. The 2 advantages of the hotel are the pool it has and the 50 meters distance from...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This hotel is quite basic but we did not stay here for this reason only. We stayed for 3 nights and dived many times with 2 different dive masters. Equipment was good and both divers were very kind and friendly. The breakfast was fresh and tasty, we also had lunch and dinner here which were very good. The view was...

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Thank Jessicat2007
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We went to see the red sea and Darna undoubtedly had the best view. The pool was not functioning at the time, but realistically, we didn't come to this area to use a pool anyway. There were a bunch of mosquitos but I think that its largely to do the time of the year (maybe also because the pool wasn't...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Very helpful and friendly staff, but the rooms are pretty basic for the price, though the AC was great, the hot water didn't really work. There is a nice outdoor area, but the pool was empty. They rent scuba equipment for the beach across the street, but the beach is a bit dirty. There aren't really any restaurants in the...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a few nights during low season. Very helpful staff, offered us great advice and help when we needed it. Arranged a taxi for us and let us stay on until 8pm (for half board ) while we waited for our ferry to Aqaba. Rooms were great value and we loved having some English movies to watch on tv!...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located some 12kms south of Aqaba downtown, 50 meters from the sea, ideal place for relaxing, diving, snorkeling. Air-conditioned Single-, Double-, Twin- and Triple rooms. Shared dorm is also available. On-site dive center and restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darna Village Beach Hotel & Dive Center

Address: South Beach Road | PO Box 1703, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
Region: Jordan > Al Aqabah Governorate > Aqaba
Price Range: $49 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Darna Village Beach Hotel & Dive Center 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Before you pay, check the room: the mattresses, the water pressure...”
 of 5 bubbles 623ofir, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request for rooms facing the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 175anishb, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“there are sea view rooms with a kind of terrace - very nice - but be wanted off the heat!”
 of 5 bubbles ClaudiaZ556, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The wifi did not work reliably from our rooms”
 of 5 bubbles bliztr, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Oceanview rooms are nice as they have a small terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles amberh294, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
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