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Kaplan Hotel

1 Havatzelet St, Jerusalem 91001, Israel
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Kaplan Hotel
Ranked #28 of 87 hotels in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Kaplan hotel. A great location; walking distance to Machane Yehuda and shopping as well as the old city. The Yafo street light train line was a simple and fast way to get over to Mount Herzl in no time. No breakfast included, but lots of good choices just out the door and a fresh... More

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35 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

The Kaplan Hotel is a fairly bare bones place to stay on the main drag in Jerusalem. It is right across the street from Zion Square, off Jaffa Street, and is pretty busy (and noisy) every night (including Shabbat). Eli, and his brother, are very hospitable and pleasant. There is a common room with a kitchen, refrigerator, small table, with... More

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Excellent location in a very center of Jerusalem, 10 minutes to old city by foot. Basic, not luxury at all, but there is everything you need for a perfect stay. Clean, cosy rooms, strong wifi. No breakfast, but there is a small kitchen with free tea and coffee. Main bar / restaurant street is just outside the hotel. Very welcoming... More

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Vilnius, Lithuania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We've spent 3 nights in Kaplan hotel, and it was a perfect place for our group of friends. The host is really nice and helpfull, he explained us different jewish traditions, also told about he's own expierence in the past (army, war, etc.). The place is right in the center of the Jerusalem nightlife, so be prepared of crowded street... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Treat yourself and stay here. Eli makes your stay in this magical city even more special. Kaplan Hotel is a wonderful part of the adventure. The room is fine - clean and comfortable enough. The location is near boisterous Zion Square. My husband and I are in our mid-50's and were here at the end of Sept '13. A Great... More

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Montreal, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We were 3 and our room was clean and had 2 single and a bunk bed. It helped us to spread out our belongings. It even had a little balcony. Strong wifi in the room is a big plus. You can use the kitchen for tea and coffee. No breakfast but there are many cafe and restaurants around Zion Square... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This hotel is probably good value for the money, but you must be prepared to deal with some definite inconveniences and issues. There are reasons why this place is relatively low cost, even though it is in an excellent location. There are also reasons why it has received good reviews. In my opinion, it's a very mixed bag. LOCATION: Pros:... More

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Eli is like the uncle I never had! Really close to the old city and right next to public transport. I want to be clear tho, this isn't a luxury hotel... it's very basic - even then it had a fridge (with a free bottle of water) in the room, a platter of free fruit, and it was immaculately clean.... More

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Ironton, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Loved it! Location was perfect to get to the main locations in Jerusalem...by foot or tram...15 minutes to Jaffa Gate by foot. Natan the owner made me feel right at home. You can have a hot tea or coffee with him anytime. I will definitely be staying there again.

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Zurich, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Perfect location in the center of Jerusalem, clean rooms and uncomplicated booking. Overall a very pleasant experience. Sure no luxury but perfect value for price.If you are looking for a nice accommodation for a reasonable price this is the right place for you.

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Address: 1 Havatzelet St, Jerusalem 91001, Israel
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Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Kaplan Hotel Jerusalem

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#1 Best Value Hotel in Jerusalem #15 Family Hotel in Jerusalem
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