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Rafael Residence Jerusalem

4.0 of 5 Bethlehem Road 70, Jerusalem 93504, Israel (Formerly תמר רזידנס ירושלים)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in 2 different rooms in Rafael residence and both were great. In the standard rooms you have a bedroom bathroom and small lounge and kitchen,with good towels,sheets etc and everything you need. Also there is great restaurant downstairs and lots of cafes, restaurants and shops in the area and good easy transport if you dont want to walk.... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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214 reviews 214 reviews
75 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This property consists of a series of apartments, particularly well suited for families. Although travelling as a couple, we chose it because it lies in a charming location evoking old Jewish Jerusalem, offers free parking as well as the possibility of moving around towards the congested central town by public transport or even on foot, if walking is no problem.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you need to spend the Sabbath in the Bakaa region of Jerusalem - this is a great place to be. Good location, friendly staff, quiet side street off a main street, within reasonable walking distance of the Old City. Garden apartments are a big plus. Bedroom small. No meal option at hotel, breakfast vouchers are available at a coffee... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Very nice and clean rooms. Has everything you need for a vacation. The location just perfect in a very nice area of Jerusalem. Stuff very helpfull !!! The Grand Caffe that is close to the place just great.

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Ottawa, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 5 nights recently. The property was well located for us but if you want something central beware that it is not. The management was very nice and eager to please but the room left a lot to be desired. First, it is very cramped. The absolute size is not too bad but the... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Close to Jerusalem downtown. Very quite. Staff is wonderful. We booked as well the breakfast : it was amazing!! It is served at the "Grand Caffe" restaurant with 10% discount if you are staying at the residence.

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Syracuse, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Tamar is a super nice, clean, comfortable hotel in Baka. It is very close to the renovated train station and Emek Rafiim. The rooms are spacious and have great airconditioning and tvs in each room. The bathroom is small but clean.

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Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Very nice small hotel in Baka- small kitchen with a sitting room and TV, also small table and chairs, separate bedroom and bathroom with shower and bathtub- very comfortable, good bed and great A/C. Stay here and you receive a 10% discount in the Grand Cafe in the street level of the hotel- which has wonderful food- kosher dairy- Very... More 

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Danny1952, Owner at Rafael Residence Jerusalem, responded to this review

I am happy that you enjoyed your stay at Tamar Residence. Our guests have always to receive the best service and this is important to us. We look forwards to seeing you again in Tamar Residence. More 

Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Tamar, had 2 rooms for 4 nights. Each room had a comfortable King size Bed & Pull out sofa. The location was excellent, in a quiet residential area (Bakka) close to the Train Station. This is a new beautiful area of restaurants. We were 10min drive from the Old City. Tamar staff were always helpful, the guys... More 

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Christchurch
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75 reviews 75 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Stayed here 6 nights and enjoyed the location which was quiet yet close to German colony and walking distance of old city. Very clean with excellent amenities, shops, restaurants close by. Friendly staff. Would definitely stay again.

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Address: Bethlehem Road 70, Jerusalem 93504, Israel (Formerly תמר רזידנס ירושלים)
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem > Bak'a
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rafael Residence Jerusalem 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Tamar Residence Hotel Jerusalem

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