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Citadel Youth Hostel

St. Marks 20 | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Jerusalem District, Israel
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Tiberias, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This has to be the best hostel in Jerusalem. In the Armenian quarter, close to most famous landmarks, the building is built from old, old stone giving an ancient, cave like effect in keeping with the rest of the Old City. There is an option to stay on the roof with mattresses, pillows and blankets which are provided. For just... More

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

My first few nights in a private room were good, that was the only positive to my stay. Then I moved to a dorm room. Every night I don't get more than a few hours of sleep. People in the room were disrespectful of others, coming in past midnignt drunk and loud and people down the hallways were noisy. There... More

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Florianopolis, SC
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This hostel is pretty good, very centralized in old city, they have a good staff. But the negative point for me are the bathrooms, are horrible, too small and non functional. I spent a night sleeping in the roof and was awesome, a bit cold and few noises from the churches, even at night.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I stayed several nights in a private room which was little more than a cupboard but clean, although the sheets were not changed throughout my stay. I would say that the private rooms could be a little better value for money. I extended my stay by a couple of nights and subsequently spent the night in a dormitory before sleeping... More

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