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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Pretty grim hotel. Electricity gets cut off every so often to save money. Bedding is poor, room is poor, but the staff are fantastic. Plenty to do in the surrounding area, visiting the old Romantic ruins and Museums. Excellent money for value food and other items in Downtown Amman.

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2,449 reviews
113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 451 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The only positive thing was the location. The rest of it a complete failure! To start with, the entire hostel is filled with a disgusting smell of ciggaretts/tobbaco which can cause a very unpleasant feeling for non-smokers. The hostel is freezing! Not enough bedding, and if so - it is super smelly and used and felt really disgusted to sleep... More 

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Jordan
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

GIRLS(specifically)SLAVIC :BE CAREFULL. In the course of my 5 years of travel, I have never experienced such a consistently,depressingly mediocre property.Where should i start from?The falling bathroom w-if anyone would call it so ,with the leaking ceiling.No existence for soup or toilet paper.The place was freezing that I couldn't sleep.The bed is dirty with so worn out and USED sheets.There's... More 

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Thank MANAL J
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

No Lift to third floor rooms No lights in room No heat with cold weather/freezing temperatures Sometimes no hot water for shower No TV Internet bad in room, ok in public lobby Floors, walls dirty Ceiling leaks/damp from roof rain, plaster falling, ceiling can one day fall No toilet paper No soap No towel Blankets dirty Lower sheet and pillowcases... More 

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East Anglia
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16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Even for the small price this 'hostel' fails to meet the standards required for basic accommodation. Entire hostel resembles a comdemed building, with odd and mildly threatening notices everywhere 'educating' patrons in toilet, shower and fridge etiquette! Rooms and toilets/showers are incredibly basic with minimal investment in bedding and facilities. WiFi barely works. Good central location. I've been backpacking around... More 

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Thank Wannabe_in_Austria
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 June 2014

My stay at the Mansour has been fantastic, the staff are friendly and helpful which, when arriving as a solo female traveler in a new country, is just what you need! Many tips about potential scams you may encounter and useful travel advice, and most importantly, tea! While all reviews are true, the accommodation, you get what you pay for,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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201 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2014

I found this hostel to be one of the cheapest places in Jordan. On my way from the bus station the taxi driver, of course, tried to turn me over to another hostel for double the price lying about the price of the Mansour. I stayed in a simple single room for about 6 JED. The rooms were clean and... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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134 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2013

You get what you pay for. The place is little bit torn apart. Wooden doors are half broken, rooms aren't really that clean, and showers aren't that nice. There are only certain times when you can use hot water. But having said that, it's perfectly ok place to stay. I don't think someone who's used to staying in backpackers spot... More 

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Thank kchae
amman
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 May 2013

this is a very cheap hotel and what you get is what you pay for.... it is a good hotel for smokers as you are allowed to smoke everywhere... if you need help arranging for trips to the dead sea, aqaba, petra, wadi rumi or other places, the owner is quite willing to help... but it never hurts to learn... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2013

I have stayed at hundreds of hostels throughout the world, and this is the worst one. It is cheap. Very cheap. If you are a single woman travelling on your own, i wouldn't stay here. Stay at the Tower. It is excellent. It is a smoking place. If you're not a smoker, don't stay here. I am, so i was... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Once upon a time there was an old Arabic school; it has been renovated and redecorated to become, the Monsour Hostel a backpackers paradise in downtown Amman. Under new management, there is a completely new outlook of understanding and focus that has been missing in Amman; a home away from home for the most important tourist visiting Jordan-the backpacker. This is the place where you can hang your hat, put your feet up and exchange stories with other travelers you will meet while you sip Arabic tea and coffee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mansour

Address: Down Town - King Faisal St | on the side lane before the main branch of Arab Bank, Amman 11118, Jordan
Region: Jordan > Amman Governorate > Amman
Price Range: £8 - £18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Do not choose this place unless you're desperate!”
 of 5 bubbles KarolaRS, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Do your research and find somewhere/anywhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles Wannabe_in_Austria, 14 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Bring own toilet paper and own sheets and pillow as beds are a disgrace.”
 of 5 bubbles LiamB835, 9 Jun 2012 | Read review
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