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Jaffa Gate Hostel

Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 19383, Israel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Hamburg, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the Jaffa Gate Hostel is really good and to explore the city I can highly recommend this small family owned place. From time to time, they have some problems with insects, but nothing serious and I'd rather stay there again and walk all my way throughout Jerusalem, then stay in a nother place. I have been there... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Great place to stay! The best thing about this hostel is that the staff who run it are incredibly helpful and informative, It's a very good location when you're on a short city trip needing just a nice place to sleep without any luxury facilities. I'll definitely recommend the hostel!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I loved staying here! I stayed in the female dorm and the room was simple but nice. Remember this area is older so it is what it is but has its own unique charm with exposed rock in different areas which I absolutely loved. There were a couple common areas and places to sit around outside. I was able to... More

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Amman, Jordan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This place is in the most perfect location imaginable, and cheap for the area. Some rooms are gorgeous, some are lacking, but they make up for it by price and helpfulness. It's quiet, with a great view of the city from the roof, and the staff are ready to help you with anything you need. I live in neighboring Amman,... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Jaffa Gate hostel is the strike for your stay in Jerusalem. Offers excellent location with spectacular view of the town from it's roof terrace, located in the hearth of the historical city, right next to the David tower. The people running the place are very very nice and helpful. It is modest but cozy and I strongly recommend this place,... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Location great! View fantastic! Staff was super friendly and accommodated us in any way that they could. Dorms are okay, better than I expected from previous reviews, but still basic and a little run down (what else can you expect from one of the oldest most iconic cities in the world. As this is not a new development, things are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I stayed in the female 3 bed. I was stuck at the airport for 6 hours and I called them to let them know I wouldn't be checking in on time and they were VERY accommodating and left me a key outside for me to let myself in.This literally saved me from sleeping God knows where. Their friendliness and helpfulness... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The hostel is not clean. Dirty toilets and there are not enough showers. The rooms are very small and there is no sunlight because they have no windows. You must pay directly and when you want to leave earlier because the rooms are not okay you can't get money back. The people speak very bad english and they don't try... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I stayed at the 5 bed dorm at this hostel and the room (number 11) was absolutely horrendous. The beds were put in every possible corner 2 were cramped together they looked more as a double bed than single ones other, 2 were put in a sort of a corridor before the bathroom doors, there was no space to leave... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Jaffa Gate Hostel is located directly at the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem and from the Top of the Hostel you have a beautiful view over the top of the city of jerusalem. We made a private tour lasting around 5 hours with a guy we met on the street called 'Josef'. We are from germany and he was able... More

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Address: Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 19383, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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