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Russian Pilgrim's Residence

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Baptism Site, Jordan River, Dead Sea | Sowayma, Jordan, Sweimah 28170, Jordan
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Baptism Site, Jordan River, Dead Sea Sowayma, Jordan, Sweimah 28170 Jordan See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

An absolute horror show at this residence when it came to paying. First of all, since the Russian Pilgrim's Residence is inside the Jesus Baptism site and very close to the Israeli border with Jordan, it was very difficult to make it through to the...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I landed here thinking its close to the Dead Sea since I couldn't get any accommodation at the Dead Sea, Oh boy was I in for a surprise! This place has a charm of its own when I landed there I was the only guest...More

1  Thank drshrikant
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...More

Thank Danny T
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....More

1  Thank 25ruth G
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...More

7  Thank Lynsey H
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Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Sauna
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
46
Price range
US$98 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Russian Pilgrim's Residence Dead Sea, Jordan
Location
Jordan > Dead Sea Region > Sweimah
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
46
Price range
US$98 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Russian Pilgrim's Residence Dead Sea, Jordan
Location
Jordan > Dead Sea Region > Sweimah
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Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (10)
Dining (1)
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bern15
23 February 2015|
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Response from Mandarika | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I´m afraid I´m not much help as I only travelled within Jordan, with a driver,and was never on the Israeli side.Regarding your question about parking I seem to recall there was parking at the visitor´s centre just after... More
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