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Featuring a shared lounge, terrace and views of city, The Castle Star is located in Amman, 500 metres from Al Hussainy Mosque. The property is set 2.5 km from The Islamic Scientific College, 3.8 km from Zahran Palace and 7.9 km from Jordan Gate Towers. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property. All units will provide guests with a fridge. Popular points of interest near the hostel include Temple of Hercules and the Roman Corinthian Column, Rainbow Street and The Jordan Museum. The nearest airport is Queen Alia International Airport, 32 km from The Castle Star.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Amman, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

Free parking available on-site

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2 single beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Amman
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  • Seonghee
    United States United States
    We did not have a chance to eat breakfast ( we woke up late lol) but the location was really good. It was really near Citadel, the Roman theatre, market and Rainbow St, etc.
  • Francesca
    Belgium Belgium
    very nice location, right below the citadel. the room was spacious and clean. we had 2 toilets and 2 showers to share amongst 6 women and it worked out quite well. what I appreciated mostly was the help and extreme kindness of the staff,...
  • Rach39
    Ireland Ireland
    This hostel/hotel has a great location beside citadel and downtown Staff fantastic , it's clean and facilities are excellent Airport approx 45min

Property surroundings

Facilities of The Castle Star
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
    Additional charge
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Currency exchange
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Adult only
    • Air conditioning
    • Soundproof rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • Arabic
    • English
    • Turkish

    House rules

    The Castle Star takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 12:00 to 00:00


    Until 10:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Cash only

    This property only accepts cash payments.

    FAQs about The Castle Star

    • The Castle Star is 950 yards from the centre of Amman. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at The Castle Star is from 12:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • The prices at The Castle Star may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • The Castle Star offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Games room
      • Evening entertainment
      • Bicycle rental
      • Walking tours
      • Nightclub/DJ