Four Seasons Hotel Amman: A luxurious oasis in the heart of Jordan

ByAndrea Thompson

May 20, 2024
photos courtesy Paul Thuysbaer/Four Seasons 

Nestled atop the highest hill in Amman, the Four Seasons Hotel Amman stands as a beacon of elegance.

The prestigious Abdoun residential area is home to the newly renovated hotel in the centre of the city and the first and only hotel in Jordan to have received a Forbes Five-Star rating, giving it a competitive edge over newer properties.

Since 2007, Bill Gates (Cascade Investments) and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal (Kingdom Holding Company) have been the majority owners of the Four Seasons.

The hotel’s design is a fusion of modern aesthetics and local influences, featuring marble floors in soft shades of pale grey, green, and beige. It boasts 192 luxury rooms and suites, each meticulously designed to offer comfort and privacy. Guests can expect plush furnishings, blackout curtains, and all the modern conveniences.

Fine dining is a hotel feature.  With updated French classics in a traditional brasserie setting and including Jordan’s first farm to glass seasonal bar.

The Spa indulges in local rituals and treatments using indigenous ingredients from the Dead Sea, restoring balance to the body and mind. With a fitness centre open 24 hours a day, steam room, sauna, whirlpool and juice bar and personal trainers upon request.  There are also indoor and outdoor swimming pools and squash court.

What to see and do:

Amman Citadel Exploration:

Hop into a private car and explore the Amman Citadel, an archaeological site at the heart of the capital. Perched on a L-shaped hill, it provides stunning view of Amman. Marvel at its ancient history and soak in the panoramic vistas.

Museum & Gallery Itinerary:

Let the concierge curate an itinerary for you, including visits to some of Amman’s best museums and art galleries. Immerse yourself in culture and creativity.

Cooking Class at Beit Sitti:

Get hands-on during a cooking class at Beit Sitti. Learn how to prepare traditional dishes in a cosy home setting. It’s a delightful culinary experience.

Rainbow Street Tour:

Stroll along Rainbow Street, one of the oldest streets in Amman. Lined with cafes, restaurants, and art galleries, it is perfect for shopping, trying local food and watching the world go past. The hotel can provide a driver and itinerary for you.

Helicopter Tour:

See Amman and iconic sites like Petra and Jerash from a different perspective – by helicopter.

Ride Like a Royal:

Commemorating the Crown Prince’s marriage, explore the city in style with classic cars like a 1986 Cadillac, 1956 Ford Thunderbird, or 1958 Mercedes Benz 180, once driven by members of the royal family. You will also see the 1949 Mercury Custom, a gift to King Abdullah II and the 1949 Packard Eight used by the late King Hussein both exhibited in the hotel.


Being 237 km from Petra, the hotel can arrange a car or why not travel on a local buss form Amman Abdali Terminal, although this will take you three and half hours but well worth the visit.

These facilities, combined with the hotel’s elegant design and panoramic views of Amman, make the Four Seasons Hotel Amman a premier choice for travellers seeking luxury and comfort in Jordan’s city centre.