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Citadel Youth Hostel

St. Marks 20 | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at The Citadel Youth Hostel during Holy Week, so it may have been a little crazy and full at this point. But I stayed on the roof of the hostel (which has a beautiful view) with about 40+ other people. Again, this is holy week and everywhere was full up. They give you a nice mat and blanket... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very rude, and not very helpful at all. Despite staying at the hostel approximately 5 times in the past, when I asked today if I could show my guests the view from the rooftop I was given a short and rude answer. From previous stays there I know that the place is full of mildew, and I... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have tried to squeeze every last inch out of this place. There were 9 beds (4 bunks and a single) in my dorm with only enough room for 3 bunk beds. There are no towels, the lockers are at extra cost and there is only wifi in the downstairs communal area (which is tiny and uncomfortable). The showers are... More

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reason I booked this hostel was because of what I read about the view from the rooftop terrace and it didn't disappoint. The rooms and aminities are basic but the hostel is very cosy and has a strangely relaxed atmosphere for the cramped spaces. The staff are very friendly and so were the other travellers. We stayed for 3... More

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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This hostel was the worst one we stayed in whilst staying in Israel. The hostel itself was a nice building old and goes with the old city but.... The 'kitchen' if you want to call it that didn't have any utensils that was worth using as Jesus himself would of used. No microwave, no kettle, no non broken pots or... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I booked this as part of my travels through Israel and it was such a great move. the hostel is part of a cave which has been here for 700+ years, and has been extended upwards with proper housing. the location is fantastic for exploring the city and is only minutes from the Jaffa Gates leading out of the old... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Only stayed one night, checked in late and left early in the morning so i can't say much, except that it served its purpose; bed and showers. Showers could have been cleaner and rooms better ventilated, but still, if it's just to crash for the night, it works. On hindsight, I should have just paid for a mat and a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This place is a fantastic base to visit the Old City from - just inside the Old City gates it is right off a main alley and I think it's definitely a good budget option - it is very cheap. It is certainly not luxurious - honestly the bathrooms are fairly awful - nowhere to hang clothes or towels when... More

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London
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We had a double private room w shared bathrooms. room #4 was quite roomy, but cold as the hostel is partially cut into rock (and we had no heater). Our room was just around from reception and noisy: i woken by people dragging their wheels bags down every step when leaving early morning, hearing whole Skype conversations (can only get... More

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Stayed one night in a dorm room. There are about 4 too many beds crammed into the room. The bedding on all the beds was pretty gross looking (all bedding was discolored, my bed had white mystery crust on the sheets - I'm not kidding). There were also these strange rags and towels spread all over the floor that seemed... More

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Also Known As:
Citadel Youth Hotel Jerusalem
Citadel Youth Hotel
Address: St. Marks 20 | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 44 Specialty lodging in Jerusalem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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