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The 7 Arches Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mount of Olives Place | PO Box 19585, Jerusalem 91190, Israel
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Ranked #65 of 87 hotels in Jerusalem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Excellent view, the best of the entire city. old furniture, '80s, but large rooms and fast wifi in common areas. Excellent breakfast, almost unforgettable. Staff were friendly and helpful. Hotel very quiet, close to Gethsemane, with big parking.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

We had no air conditioning. Trying to sleep in room a 85 degrees was not possible. The buffet for breakfast and dinner were wonderful. Too bad the dining room was even warmer than the guest rooms. The hotel needs lots of work. We had a lampshade with the trim falling off. Just one of the many signs of NO maintenance.

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Red Bluff, California, United States
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Superb location on the top of mount of olive. Great view of the old city. We had a camel just outside our room window. Named him Archie. Very nice full breakfast included. This hotel was THE hotel back in the 50s and 60s. It has fallen into a state of disrepair unfortunately. Dont think it has ever been updated since... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We stayed there 3 weeks in October and had a great vacation. Free breakfast buffet and very inexpensive dinner buffet nightly. Food was excellent in quality, quantity and variety every day. And service by and dinning room staff very good The cleaning staff were quiet, reliable and always helpful. We got advice and help from staff at reception on tours,... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

First of all, while it is true this hotel's "glory days" are in the past, 7 Arches remains a great place to stay while in Jerusalem. The view of the Old City is incredible, probably the most famous in the world. I encountered nothing but clean rooms and the daily upkeep was excellent. Maybe the hotel could do something to... More

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10 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

This hotel is in a great location but the rooms are very run down. You need to walk up a flight of stairs to check in which is a problem with people who have disabilities since there is no elevator. The first room we were sent to had no TV, then we were moved to a higher floor with a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

this hotel is history its in east jerusalme up on a mountain very tourist location for christians it has a beautiful view and kind service but not very clean run down and old looking hasnt been renovated for many years. not very well looked after

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

The good location, availability of parking and comfortable clean beds are the positive side of the hotel. It how-ever needs a serious make-over. Buckets standing in the passages to catch dripping water from leaking pipes from the roof, to false fire alarm and nobody seems to know were to switch IT off at 2 in the morning. Hotel definitely not... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

I travel alot and this was the most terrible hotel that I ve stayed in in my entire life. This hotel was built more than 30 years ago and I am sure it remained as it is. I am not sure if it got cleaned during all this time. This hotel is expensive, dirty and broken. Bathrooms are in a... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

This is bang opposite the old city of Jerusalem. No other hotel beats the view. The hotel as such has become old and used.There are no lifts, but there's just ground and 1st floor. So, those with heavy bags please ask for the ground floor. For a day in Jerusalem, this is well and good. The Buffet is okay, nothing... More

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Address: Mount of Olives Place | PO Box 19585, Jerusalem 91190, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The 7 Arches Hotel 3*
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Hotel Seven Arches Jerusalem is situated on top of Mount Olives, not far from the Mount Scopus and looks out from the west, at the Old City of Jerusalem with perhaps one of the more beautiful views of living ancient history in the world. To the north, the hotel overlooks the backdrop of the hills of Bethlehem surrounded by large Green Garden. Our rooms are large and some of them with the best view of Jerusalem.From its hilltop location on the Mount of Olives, the 7 arches hotel looks out onto one of the most inspiring views in the world...the old city of Jerusalem. The hotel is a short distance from the ancient historical sites of the Holy City and is the perfect base for excursions to Bethlehem, Jericho, Massada, Galilee and beyond.Transportation from Ben Gurion International in Tel-Aviv to the hotel is 50Km (31-60 min. by taxi), and from the hotel to the city center of Jerusalem is 3 km (2-5min. by taxi). Official languages are Arabic and English, Hebrew is widely spoken, and many speak French, German, and Spanish. ... more   less 
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