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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
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel situated just next to entrance of Al-Aqsa mosque. So you can easily go around old city . We came very late to hostel-1 a.m or so and hostel owner showed us room and everything. The next day gave us map of the city. Definitely value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Firstly, The hostel itself it was very clean, the private room we stayed at was clean, tidy, beds were comfortable and toilet shower was all of good standard. Secondly, Location id say very good for the old city (depending how fast of a walker you are id say 10mins brisk walk) and excellent new city as well as getting hold... More 

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Unityville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very clean hostel, very nice rooftop terrace with a good atmosphere, A few minutes walk to new city, all staff members were lovely. Not a single thing to complain about, my second stay here was wonderful and I didn't find myself lacking for anything. Run like a hotel but still had a great vibe. Thank you!

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Birmingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Your usual basic hostel but at least the rooms were secure. A good location near the Jaffa Gate so it's easy to get right into the heart of the Old City or leave and head down into the new town. I had booked online and when it came to laying the difference the receptionist tried to: A) Charge me the... More 

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Green Cove Springs, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We spent two nights at the Jaffa Gate Hostel. The price was fair (compared to everything else) and the location stellar. The service was great, and as frequent travelers will agree, that often makes all the difference. We were looking for basic accommodations on a budget and not a resort experience. We had a room with a city view, which... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

5 times in Jerusalem. And all the time I stop here. Simply, purely, conveniently. Perhaps a little cool during cold seasons, but you are supplied with additional blankets. Not for noisy rest and the cheerful companies.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Sometimes, the service makes all the difference and that is a prime example! The place has an awesome location, it is quite clean, prices are fair and again...the location!! takes it all. dont hope and excpect any luxury, hope for a clean, cozy place with a great staff!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I had booked couple nights at the Jaffa Gate hostel, but fell ill in Tel Aviv and was not able to visit Jerusalem on the intended dates. I contacted the hostel to cancel a little bit too late according to the policy. However, besides receiving a prompt reply wishing me well, the hostel owners understood my situation and did not... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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
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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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