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Kaplan Hotel

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1 Havatzelet St, Jerusalem 94224, Israel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small cute hotel in the very centre of Jerusalem. It is close to the old city, walking streets, markets, restaurants, churches and mosques, antique sellers and various cafes. There is a tram outside the hotel and also a few buses just a short walk away. Like everyone who stayed here we love Eli and Nathan who host... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The hotel is very well located, very close to the old city, the market, bars, restaurants and the light rail. Rooms are a bit austere, but you will miss nothing you can't do without. I willl definitely return here when I visit Jerusalem again.

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Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We spend there 5 nights and it was amazing! Cute little rooms, some with nice balconies. It's close to the old city and the market and with some nice bars in the streets around the hotel. Because of them it's a little bit noisy at night when you're outside on the balcony but inside with closed windows it's almost quiet.... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

For a start, ask for a balcony room. We are here now and we are loving it. Natan has been extremely helpful and hospitable. It's a great location but very basic. Jerusalem is expensive so this is a great budget choice. Close to the old city and plenty of choice for eating and site seeing. Sonya and Michael

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Haifa, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

We spend there one night. The location is amazing! close to the old city, the big market, and Jaffa street which is full with shops and coffee shops.. But the room smelled terrible from ciggaretes, and it was very noisy during because of the purly insolated windows.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I arrived in Jerusalem without a hotel and this was the closest to where I got off the bus. It has a great position on Jaffa Road and Ben Yehuda only 5-10 minutes walk to the Old City or Machane Yehuda and directly on the tram line. A bit downmarket for me but it was clean and comfortable with working... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Having a bit of experience of travelling, my friend and I looked for a comfortable, clean and reasonably priced hotel in the city centre. Hotel Kaplan met all our requirements. We were given a four bed room, plenty of spaces to store our stuff. Eli and Natan were more than helpful to begin with room booking (they do not do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Right in the center of town lies one of the best hotels for backpackers - small, cozy and near everything. The manager there really puts the effort for pleasing his customers - we had a broken shower and issues with the satellite and in 30 minutes he fixed it and even put a bottle of mineral water in our fridge... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Kaplan Hotel is probably the best located hotel in Jerusalem on Jaffa Road. Only 12 minute walk from the old city & Jerusalems main market & located right next to great shopping & public transportation. Pricewise it is the best value in the city. Eli is very welcoming & will assist you in every way possible. He made our stay... More 

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Pebble Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Jerusalem is an old city and we weren’t looking for anything top notch, but the quality of our room didn’t quite match the price. We settled on this place after discovering most hostels and hotels in the area were booked. The room was very basic – with a private bathroom that had a shower head over the toilet. There was... More 

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