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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been staying at the Russian Pilgrims Residence for one night, off season. The place is quiet and calm. Breakfast is very good. Elias the manager was with us there making his best to fulfill all our requests. The place is clean and the staff (Elias) is very helpful and kind. However one important issue: the hotel is located...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Pros: If you are religious you will enjoy being able to access the Baptism site of Jesus outside of usual tourist times. It a short walk from the hotel, and is very peaceful. The garden is beautiful and the site is very serene and quiet. You can attend a Russian Orthodox Service in the church. It is very very clean....

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1Thank 25ruth G
United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

During the summer of 2015 whilst planning my backpacking trip through the middle east with my partner, I found this quirky place which turned out to be a monastery run by Russian pilgrims. What drew me to booking a 2 night stay here was the fact we were on the doorstep to the Jesus baptism site and it was something...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 6 March 2015

if you want a disco, a big screen TV or a bar, then do not come. If you want to be in a unique place that is the one and only then do that at least once in your lifetime. From Amman Jordan it is less than one hour drive on a modern safe street. When you arrive you will...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We had a great stay at this monastery next to the Jordan river. The staff helped us excellent since we were a bit lost in the beginning and they called us and picked us up. It is a very silent, serene place with a spectacular view, great nature and good breakfast. We were almost staying there for more time, but...

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Reviewed 6 January 2015

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Reviewed 6 January 2014

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The Russian Pilgrim's Residence hotel is located in Place of Epiphany on the East bank of the Jordan River, in the religious and archaeological reserve "The Baptism Site of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River." Here you can see many Byzantine monuments: the ruins of Byzantine churches of the IV-VI centuries, the ruins of a chapel on the place where the Lord took off the vestments before the descent into the water. The Hotel has a private church built in Russian style of XVI century and offers accommodation in cozy double or one-bedroom apartments. All rooms are decorated in light colors with curtains and bed covers in more saturated colors. There is also a separate VIP building with apartments of presidential class. The hotel offers lounge areas with sofas and free Wi-Fi. Additionally, you can ask for rites and sacraments. This is only one hotel in the world where you can enjoy the wilderness of John the Baptist and the place of the baptism of Jesus and the launch of Christianity, and get in physical contact with what we have in the Bible. At the same time, from your room, you can have a view of the Jordan River, Jericho, the mountain of Temptation and Jerusalem. Guests can do a few laps to the Dead Sea, which is a 10-15 min. (we cooperate with "Oh Beach" one of the most beautiful beaches on Dead Sea), Mount Nebo 30min., Madaba 35 min., Amman - 50 min. and Queen Alia Airport is 45 min. drive away from Russian Pilgrim's Residence. ... more   less 

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Address: Baptism Site, Jordan River, Dead Sea | Sowayma, Jordan, Sweimah 28170, Jordan
Region: Jordan > Dead Sea Region > Sweimah
Price Range: £87 - £656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Russian Pilgrim's Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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