Mohd Shahaltough renovates rooms at Jordan’s Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel

The Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel in Petra, Jordan, has reopened following a renovation and enhancement project. Highlights of the revamp include 90 rooms decorated in natural tones and new tile flooring for the showers.

Jordan's Mohd Shahaltough oversaw the interior design for the renovated rooms.

This fortress-style hotel, which is located on the hills of the Rift Valley, is close to the ancient city of Petra, also known as the “Red Rose City,” a 2,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the “New 7 Wonders of the World”. It is perched at an elevation of 1,400 meters and offering vistas of the valley.


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As part of the renovation, a new Bedouin tent was built where traditional Jordanian cuisine and Arabic coffee are served. Nadeem Bar & Terrace was also renovated to provide views of Mount Aroun, the area’s highest peak. The venue’s décor was also enriched with heritage-inspired art.

The property similarly introduced new tailor-made experiences such as mountain-view bonfires.

For leisure, the hotel has an indoor lap pool with Romanesque pillars.

There is also a function room with an adjoining outdoor terrace.

Photo credit: Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel

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