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Beit Shmuel Guest House

6 Shama Street, Jerusalem, Israel (Down Town West Jerusalem)
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Ranked #21 of 53 Jerusalem B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Campinas, SP
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent localization, excellent Shabat Dinner, excellent infra structure, and excellent in all aspects regarding a hostel. I strongly recommend staying on this hostel in a travel to Jerusalem. Very close to Mamilla St and to Jaffa Gate.

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Jerusalem
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Beit Shmuel House located near the King David Hotel and the YMCA in Jerusalem serve multiple functions: it is a pleasant, small non expensive Hotel with a garden and a magnificent view of Jerusalem from its terrace. It is also a cultural meeting place where Lectures, Music and Theater performances take place frequently and recently opened a cinema for... More 

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Porto Alegre, Brazil
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Poor cleanliness. It was very dirty and they did not clean. I felt very bad. Has an amazing location but the service and Cleanliness are worst than bad. They did not care about that. Is located close to Manilla Center and yaffo Port (old city)

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Gilwern, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had been invited to a wedding and Bar Mitzah by Jewish friends of long standing. We were given a spacious , clean hotel room with good en suite bathroom. Nice breakfast and all staff were friendly , efficient and helpful. The location is good within walking distance of many of the attractions of Jerusalem. There is also a hostel... More 

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Aventura, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My lady and I were told about Beit Shmuel by a friend to whom we now owe a debt -- or a good dinner. We had a hostel room that would accommodate, I think, six. No frills. Very comfortable -- ours had a postcard view of the old city. No pool -- who needs it? No spa -- So what?... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Essentially a youth hostel, noisy and a bit grimy. Good breakfast, very well located. A group of teens may love this but was not for our family. We tried to move elsewhere on the last night but they refused to refund money. They did give us better hotel styled room that was much cleaner but still very very noisy as... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Spent a weekend with extanded family. The hotel's location is great, rooms are very nice and big and thats it. This is acctualy an activity center more Than hotel, hence the staff is not orgenized to give service to guests (they dont clean the rooms, wont bring you an extrra blanket...). Also, Food is quite poor. So dont come hear... More 

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We have just returned from spending a weekend in Jerusalem with my children and grandchildren staying at this place. The rooms were clean and bright. The breakfasts were generous and the staff were very helpful. We had adjacent rooms on floor 3 and there was a large communal space with a large table, dining chairs and sofas. The children used... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I've spent just one night at the guest house and 7 nights at the youth hostel in the same building - the difference is dramatic! Room was newly renovated, super clean bathroom with marble tiling, comfortable beds, great side view of the city (also not too much sun, but just enough), privacy guaranteed as it was a corner room. Other... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This is a hotel overlooking Old City in Jerusalem. Rooms are very comfortable and clean, and most sights are within walking distance....Sleeping quality on their beds was excellent for me after three weeks of hectic time in southern Israel..Food was very good, and each floor has a lobby where you can serve yourself a sip of coffee or tea...do emails...wireless... More 

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Additional Information about Beit Shmuel Guest House

Address: 6 Shama Street, Jerusalem, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem > Down Town West Jerusalem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
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