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Accommodation Options

Ali Baba International Center offers several  accommodation options to overseas students.  All options are located within a walking distance from the center . These options are described below.

Option #1: Student  Residence: Students of all ages have the option of staying in all-males or all-females student residences located within a walking distance from the center. At the residence, each student will have his or her own studio (bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette). Internet services are offered for free in most residences. No meals are served, however, students can cook in their kitchenette or eat at the restaurants located near the dorms.

Option #2: Students House:  A student house is a shared apartment having one or more bedrooms, a bathroom,  a kitchen, and a  living area. The bedrooms and facilities of the apartment are shared. Each bedroom may accommodate one or two persons. Internet connectivity is provided in most student houses. No meals are served, however, the neighborhood has many restaurants.  This option is suitable for  individual students, or a group of 2 or 3 students wishing to stay together.

Option #3: Private Apartments:  A private apartment has one bedroom, a bathroom,  a kitchenette, a  small living area, an air-condition or fan, TV, and a study desk. Internet connectivity is provided in most apartments, however,  students may also buy  cheap Internet USB sticks if Internet connectivity is weak or unavailable. No meals are served, however, the neighborhood has many restaurants.

Option #4: Homestays:  The center gives female students the chance to stay with local host families. A host family provides a bedroom, two meals, and of course, the cultural exchange experience.  Families live in different parts of Amman, and the average Taxi drive to the center from most host families is in the range 15 – 20 minutes. Due to cultural issues, only a few families accept male students, and  therefore,  male students may apply for this option, however, availability at the time of application may not always be guaranteed.

Option#5:  Hotels:  Modern 2-star, 3-star, and  4-star  hotels  and located  within a walking distance from Ali Baba International Center. Students may also apply for 5-star hotels, however, these hotels are located  10 to 15 minutes by Taxi from the school.