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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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Hamburg, Germany
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location very cute interior design. Asim was very friendly and helpful as far as answering questions about where to go , what to do, and what to eat etc... The location is absolutely perfect ! i would def. recommend

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Diamond Bar, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Stayed in the 4 bed (5 person) ensuite room. The recommendation for this hostel is based on this room only. The room is in a cave (almost literally) with no windows and no ventilation. There is no free airflow and with the bathroom in the same room it is a bit humid smelling. The room is vaulted with sandstone so... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Jaffa gate hostel is not a good hostel. We stayed there in january 2014 and the whole hostel smelled rodden and there were moisty all over. First we stayed in a room at first floor, it was very cold and we couldnt sleep, because of the cold and smell, and then water came down from the seeling. We changed room,... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The hostel is way too much expensive for its acommodations and the worse thing is that it dont serves breakfast. It is not that clean, the rooms dont have heaters and the shower is warm but it doesnt stay fixed on the wall, so you get cold when you put the shampoo on your head, for example. But the staff... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We stayed in a shared dorm room the first night (we were 3 of 5) and it was incredibly dusty, old wool blankets, somewhat pushy on their own tours. The second night we moved to a private room which was only slightly better. I would not stay here again.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

It is a good value for this price. The atmosphere is very nice and welcoming. The staff is friendly and very helpful. Noor explained us what to see and how to get there. His great hospitality makes us feel like home. And the view from the roof top is really amazing!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Right, first off its not the King David but if you want to pay through the nose in what frankly is a very expensive city and country then go and stay there. As many have mentioned on here the location is incredible and being able to sleep inside the old city walls is a real thrill. Facilities? What do you... More

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Amman, Jordan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I have stayed in a lot of hostels and Jaffa gate was one of the worst in terms of facilities. That being said, I am giving it an average rating because the people who work there are so sweet and accommodating and its location is killer. The rooms are small and humid and too many people are stuffed into them.... More

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Also Known As:
Jaffa Gate Hotel
Jaffa Gate Hotel Jerusalem
Address: Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 19383, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
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Ranked #27 of 43 Specialty lodging in Jerusalem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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