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Capitol Hotel

2.5 of 5 17 Salah Eddin St. | P.O.Box 19459, Jerusalem 9119302, Israel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel on several occasions (not by choice - I was working with an NGO and this is the hotel where they put us up). This time, I was with a group of women who decided that we'd trade luxury for convenience (it is close to the Old City!), and put up with the less than... More

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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Capitol Hotel for four nights with a group in October 2014. This is a hotel that seems stuck in 1967...which is not all bad. The service is very friendly and very accommodating of needs. Coming as it did toward the end of my long trip to Israel and the West Bank, the hotel were very kind... More

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Lunde, Norway
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is an old hotel, but has everything needed for a trip to Jerusalem. It lies in East Jerusalem, and it's easy to come to all the holy places you want to see in Jerusalem. Only 5-10 minutes walk, and you're straight into the Old Jerusalem. The rooms are avarage, with air condition and okay bathrooms. The beds are the... More

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San Francisco
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38 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A video is worth a thousand words. http://youtu.be/K1n2iFRW9_0 This hotel is a filthy dump. When I checked in the bathroom floor was covered in water. The bellman saw it and ignored it. I flushed the toilet and sewage water gushed out of the toilet base. The toilet should have been replaced 30 years ago. It was covered in slime and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It was OK for that price but it could be better. First I asked for a quiet room but was given the room on the first floor in the beginning of the corridor. I could hear everything. It was a bit dirty but the linen was clean - it was good. Yes, everything was very very old. Water pressure was... More

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Denver, Colorado
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13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I'm not going to sugar coat it. The rooms are serviceable but do not qualify as nice. It's very old an shows it. It's clear that it was fairly nice a long time ago, so it has all the amenities. The staff was very nice and helpful — the manager even help me with a dispute over a taxi fare.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Where to begin....this hotel is older and not in very good condition. I have stayed in older hotels before but they were clean. The room was very small and the furniture was very dated - think 70s velvet. There was a television but there was no remote...which turned out to be a good thing since it didn't work anyway. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Staff is friendly and helpful. the location great, close to the herod's gate. But the rooms are not clean, bathroom are old, chalk all over the tap and the bath. A lot of bleach and a good scrub would do much good. Breakfast is basic compared with other places.

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California Desert, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

This hotel I would not recommended to anyone they have bad service and when u want to pay extra person they would not let you at all...I would defently not stay at this hotel ever again!!!..when u want your money back they would not give it back to its a good location but the service and everything else is bad...not... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My favourite hotel during my stay in the Middle East. Friendly staff and great location in busy East Jerusalem. Room was small but with TV, bathroom fine. Good value and delicious breakfast. Also paid extra for dinner one night - this was a little expensive but very tasty.

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Address: 17 Salah Eddin St. | P.O.Box 19459, Jerusalem 9119302, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem > Down Town East Jeruslaem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Capitol Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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