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InterContinental Resort Aqaba

5-star5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Boat tours nearby
King Hussain Street, Po Box 2311, Aqaba, 21233, Jordan

5-star beachfront hotel with beach bar, near Palm Beach
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Children's pool
    • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
    • Free cots/infant beds
    • Boat tours nearby
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Restrictions related to your trip

Jordan may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19. Find out more

  • The location, the amenities and the staff were very good boardering on exceptional.…Aug 2, 2020
  • Very Expensive hotel which does not live up to expectations when paying for 5 star.…Nov 23, 2019

InterContinental Resort Aqaba

from £97
  • Standard Room
  • Executive Suite
  • Family Room
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Room, Pool View
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Pool View
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Standard Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Royal Suite
  • Presidential Suite

What’s around InterContinental Resort Aqaba

Landmarks

  • On the waterfront
  • Port of Aqaba - 29-min walk
  • Palm Beach - 14-min walk
  • Aqaba Marine Park - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Aqaba City Center Shopping Mall - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • Berenice Beach Club - 8.1 mi / 13.1 km
  • Dolphin Reef - 11.7 mi / 18.8 km
  • Coral Beach Nature Reserve - 12.8 mi / 20.6 km

Getting around

  • Aqaba (AQJ-King Hussein Intl.) 19-min drive
  • Eilat (ETM-Ramon Intl.) 35-min drive
  • Taba (TCP-Taba Intl.) 97-min drive
  • Ovda (VDA) 66-min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 255 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Jordan may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
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

Travelling with others

Children

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking

  • Free on-site valet parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

  • On-site parking is limited

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 4 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Motor boating on site
  • Playground on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers: 1
  • Year Built – 2005
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Filipino
  • German
  • Russian

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
More
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include Thai massages, facials, body scrubs and body treatments.

Dining

Corniche – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Bourj Al Hamam – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Deli Cafe – This delicatessen serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Motor boating on site
  • Playground on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Scuba diving on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

InterContinental Resort Aqaba’s small print

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Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

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

Reservations are required for golf tee times and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Rollaway beds are available for JOD 30.0 per day

Breakfast costs between JOD 16.5 and JOD 16.5 for adults, and JOD 7 and JOD 16.5 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of JOD 30 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for InterContinental Resort Aqaba

  • Does InterContinental Resort Aqaba offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, InterContinental Resort Aqaba does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at InterContinental Resort 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 wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at InterContinental Resort Aqaba?
    Yes, there's free self and valet parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at InterContinental Resort Aqaba?
    Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at InterContinental Resort Aqaba?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at InterContinental Resort Aqaba?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out is available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near InterContinental Resort Aqaba?
    Yes, there are 4 on-site restaurants, featuring international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Sushi Corner (8-min walk), Formosa Chinese Restaurant (8-min walk) and Ocean (10-min walk).
  • Is an airport shuttle service offered by InterContinental Resort Aqaba?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is JOD 30 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do at InterContinental Resort Aqaba and nearby?
    Have fun with on-site activities such as scuba-diving and motor-boating. Additional recreation on-site includes racquetball/squash. Relax in the hot tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include 2 outdoor pools and a private beach. InterContinental Resort Aqaba also has a sauna and a steam room, as well as a garden.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 81 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Excellent - would highly recommend
A thoroughly enjoyable stay at a quality hotel. All the staff were efficient but very approachable, friendly.and readily offered advise - nothing was too much trouble and they genuinely wanted to help. We had a lovely room overlooking the pool/sea with a huge shower & separate bath. It was worth paying for the view. There was a lovely singer during the buffet, who also sang in the Martini Bar, alternating with a saxophonist. A belly-dancer also performed throughout the evening - she was excellent. Lovely pools, lovely staff and we enjoyed the food. Our 2-night stay came at the end of a hectic week's driving around this lovely country. It was a fabulous place to relax and snorkel nearby. Being a Middle Eastern country, yes, there was security at the gate & at the entrance to the hotel, as like most other hotels in the area, for which I am thankful. It wasn't a problem - just smile & say hello - Jordanians are very friendly people. It was refreshingly nice to stay at a hotel with not just international tourists but also with national families, just having a lovely holiday. Children just quietly playing who were delightful. We loved our holiday in Jordan & this hotel was a perfect end to it.
Ian, gb2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Good for families but expensive
We stayed here on our last night in Jordan. Reception is extremely slow, check in took a while but check out took forever, even worse is the locals don’t have any concept of queuing and just push in front of you which is really annoying if you’ve already been stood for 20 minutes. I was asked to complete a satisfaction survey whilst I waited and even though they could see I’d rated poorly because duration of time spent in reception they completely ignored it. Asked twice if I’d taken anything from the mini bar as if asking once wasn’t sufficient! Every hotel we stayed in Jordan had complimentary soft drinks in minibar, this was the only one where there was a charge, however they were also the only one to provide milk pots for tea. Great location with access to the sea and couple of nice pools. Evening buffet was good but needed to endure the cabaret act. breakfast selection good, very similar to most international hotels in Jordan, approx 21JD pp for dinner. Had lunch at the pool bar and it was bland and very overpriced. Room quite basic and orange!
Tracy, gb1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Good stay but staff refused to negotiate extension of stay at the previous rate, despite the hotel being far from full.
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exactly what you would expect from a 5*close to ae
Excellent breakfasts. Helpful staff. Hotel Close to town- walkable
s, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
During a pandemic (COVID) one expects less, but the Aqaba Intercontinental staff went above and beyond to make us feel pampered with a smile on top of a great service. Cleanliness, social distancing, and hygiene requirements were available at each corner of the hotel. The staff very well experienced on handling the new normal, breakfast buffet artfully arranged and delivered to the hotel visitors. A BIG THANK YOU to all.
SamerQ, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Mustafa very professional and helpful. Great experience.... great service.
us1 night family trip
Good 6.0
3 day stay
First the check in was not warm welcoming . They tried to charge for breakfast even though it was included in the price .luckily I had a print out of the reservation otherwise they would not have beleived me. Then the manger says it is a system mistake ! Then they want to charge 50$ per night for a roll away bed. At check out they wanted to charge 30$ per hour for 2 hours i requested. A hamburger is 17$ at poolside . Honestly the hotel is not worth the money especially when i paid 230$ per night.
us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great beach crystal clear water enjoyed the stay with my family
Zad, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Trip To Aqaba
Hotel is really great luxurious and staff are professional Rooms are wide and big
Hala, ie1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very highly recommended.
We have stayed in many hotels around the world and can vouch that this is one of the best we have stayed, from waseem at the reception to the main manager. They all went out of their way to please us including a late check out. The family rooms are very spacious and include a partition dividing wall. The beds are very comfortable. Each of the two children had separate beds (1 was a double sofa bed). Looking at the other beaches at Aqaba, intercontinental has the most spacious, cleanest with fantastic pools! All the main food places, tourist attractions, shopping etc is within walking distance. The hotel internally is very well presented from the art work to the live piano playing. The breakfast was....AMAZING! You need at least 1.30 hours to savour it all. If you are considering a hotel with class that will cater for both you and the kids then look no further. Very highly recommended!
sajid, us3 night family trip

InterContinental Resort Aqaba