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Citadel Youth Hostel

St. Marks 20 | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Port Vila
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fairly unique style of accommodation. It isn't the highest in terms of comfort, accessibility or facilities. It does, however, provide an incredible experience and no accommodation is as cheap in this location. Sleeping under the canvas on the rooftop was the coolest night I had without the aid of a/c. I woke to the call to prayer... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Let's make something clear straight-away: as the name suggests "Citadel Youth Hostel" is a hostel, hence do not expect fancy rooms or 5 stars pantry... If you can live with that, go to Citadel! There's no better location in the old town, steps away from Jaffa Gate, at one of the entrances of the market, you'll be able to pop... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it is really good deal clean comfortable right in the center in the old city friendly and cheap what would you really want more in a hostel. but we know that some snobs who are looking for a five star hostel for 10 euro will feel disappointed, this hostel is for real travelers and we love it it has a... More

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Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So where should I start ? Minus : No toilet paper in the toilets. Smelly room. Very dirty sheets full of white stain. My bed was smelling cat's urine. And the manager didn't care at all when I asked for a refund. His answer was you should have talked earlier. Yeah I really wanted to talk to someone who tried... More

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Jerusalem District, Israel
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best place with traditonal stile lounge beduin carpets , senior staff with geat sence of humor all intrnational volunteers by them selfs working around having cool time with guests . best location in town and reliable food, suvenirs and turist information from this place.My best place in Israel meeting people and sleeping or roof is great tihing I did.. Ante... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Unique hostel experience: sleep on the roof of a remodeled church in old-city Jerusalem. They also have other standard dorms or private rooms, but more expensive. The staff was very helpful in planning my self-guided day trip to Hebron & Bethlehem in Palestine. The slow WiFi only works in the cramped lobby area, but there are several coffee shops nearby... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The location is outstanding- 5 minutes inside of the Jaffa Gate but in a quiet back lane. The staff were a mix- a couple didn't go out of their way to be helpful but this was probably because their English wasn't great: Andrea, Jamil and especially Adam were incredibly helpful though and some of the nicest people you'll meet. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Fast internet. High safety. Location is perfect. The rooftop is excellent at night though it provides no shade during the day, they could do well to add a screen. The lounge areas in the back are a perfect place to spend the day resting. You are directly in the center of Old Coty. Location wise there is no better place.... More

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Uppsala, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The hostel has a very nice location in the Old City of Jerusalem, and a great view from the roof. Apart from that, there is not so much positive things I can say. It was fairly clean also, but an ugly smell from the bathrooms. Our room was situated in the stairway, very small and a view of the stairway... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

To this day I am still very puzzled as to how Citadel Youth Hostel is number one on hostelworld. That said, hostels have been my accommodation of choice over the past 5 years on my travels so I have had my fair share of terrible hostels - this would fit snuggly at the bottom fo my list. The bathrooms are... More

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Address: St. Marks 20 | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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