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Jaffa Gate Hostel

Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 19383, Israel
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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in 3 different hostels in the old city, jaffa gate hostel was the best among those three, i don't say that jaffa gate hostel is perfect but if you compare it to other hostels in jerusalem yes its the best, Location, staff, and a magnificent roof view, thats all what i was looking for, i highly recommend to... More 

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Auburn, California
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In terms of location, this is the best hostel in Jerusalem. It's located within the walls of the Old City. The staff is also very respectful and helpful. They have me an extra blanket when I asked and told me how to get to my next destination via bus. The downside of the hostel is the smell. There's a noticeable... More 

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France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was full of black mould and there was water leaking from the ceiling on to the bed. The staff were almost never there and they were completely unapologetic about the state of the room. The sheets on the bed were not clean and they felt greasy. The bathroom was directly behind the reception desk area with a window,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people were lovely but this doesn't provide some key amenities. Wifi was only available in the lounge and the reception only opened between 9am and 8pm. No breakfast included. The location is very good however and this would be the main incentive for staying here. The part of the hostel we were staying in smelled a bit strange from... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This is a budget find in an expensive city. I had a single room overlooking the city lights. You will enjoy your stay in the upper floor rooms. Again, it is basic, but the location is right inside the Jaffa Gate. It would be hard to find a better location for the price. Think budget!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This location of this hostel is great, just at the centre of pretty much everything you need. The staff were very helpful and friendly, I felt at home. The facilities are very good for a hostel and there is nothing to complain. Definitely worth the money. The rooftops is where I spent most of my time catching the breeze and... More 

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

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
2 reviews
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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 101 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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