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Avissar House

12 Hamevasser St. | Yemin Moshe, Jerusalem 94113, Israel (Yemin Moshe)
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Ranked #8 of 52 Jerusalem B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Penn Yan, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing view of the Old city day or night, comfortable accommodations, spacious, with quick access to the Old City and central Jerusalem. We could go anywhere easily from here, and come back to a good shower, and a good night's sleep. The kitchenette was handy and from here we got our rental car. This is so central, I highly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a beautiful place to stay! From the moment we arrived our host Yossi made us feel welcome. The cottage was lovely, spacious, clean and had a stunning view of the old city walls and tower of david, which is just a 5-10 minute walk to jaffa gate. I'm often up quite early so watching the sun rise over... More

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Moscow, Russia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Staying with a 8-year old son in Yossi"s house in a beautiful artist neibourhood Yemin Moshe was a greate pleasure. We spent 7 spring days in Jerusalem in comfort, warm atmosphere and we"ve got a lot of help and support from our host. Thank you, Yossi! We will come again and stay in your clean and comfortable house in the... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed with Yossi for 4 nights whilst touring Jerusalem. Location couldn't have been better--perfectly situated within easy walking distance of the Jaffa gate to Old City and the rates were unbelievable for how close we were. Rooms are about what you would expect, and the shower takes a minute to warm up, but if you're looking for a great deal... More

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Burlington, Vermont
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Yossi and Varda Avissar are, for me, the perfect hosts. They don't meddle but are always there to do essential hosting tasks and solve any problems as they arise. Need advice about transportation? Just ask. Want to know where to get the best coffee, or cash machine, or special taxi to the airport? They provide all the concierge services you'd... More

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Overland Park
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

You can't beat the location, view or service you get at the Avissar House. Possibly the best place to stay in Jerusalem. Comfortable and properly priced. You can wake up and look at the old city walls...

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New York City, New York
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Very adequate but cannot beat the location for conveneince. Clean with the basics. Yossie very nice and helpful and responsive. The location is the best. Nice views and its lovely to have so many parks within minutes away.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Won't look for anywhere else whenever I am in Jerusalem. Charming host who took a call in the middle of the night from New Zealand! The nearby Touro restaurant is very good too. I took the Under the Olive Tree suite and my friend the next door studio, so we shared a patio. Very good for morning coffee and a... More

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York, United Kingdom
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210 reviews 210 reviews
7 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Stayed here with friends. So its not the Ritz but great value for money. we shared an apartment with friend. We had access to the roof terrace where we had breakfast every morning, fantastic sunrise. Great views across the old city. Very easy walk into both the new and old town areas. We were there in November 2012 and still... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

The best place in Jerusalem! The location is the very best; Yemin Moshe; a lovely old and charming neighbourhood looking over Kidron valley and the Jaffa gate. Two very nice people own the place; Yossi and Varda, and they do their very best to make your stay comfortable. Supermarket, parks, shops, restaurants are all near. Good walking shoes are a... More

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Address: 12 Hamevasser St. | Yemin Moshe, Jerusalem 94113, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem > Yemin Moshe
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
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Ranked #8 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Jerusalem
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Avissar Guest House in Jerusalem offers you 4 self-catering vacation suits in Yemin Moshe Avissar House in Yemin Moshe is located in the exclusive neighborhood Yemin Moshe and faces the breathtaking view of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, the Valley of Hinom and numerous villages scattered on the hills surrounding Jerusalem.It is a ten to fifteen minute walk from Avissar House to the center of Jerusalem with its shops, restaurants galleries and nightlife. It is a ten to fifteen minute walk from Avissar House to the colorful markets of the Old City and its spiritual centers sacred to Jews, Christians and Moslems. These include The Wailing Wall, Holy Sepulcher, The Dome of the Rock, as well as many other religious and archeological sites. Yossi Avissar, the owner of Avissar House, is a documentary film director and a writer. He will be happy to introduce you to the "real Israel".Avissar House was built in 1892, in Yemin Moshe, one of the first Jewish neighborhoods outside the Old City walls. Between 1949 and 1967 it was near the no-man's land at the heart of a divided Jerusalem. Today this area is renovated and is considered as one of the most exclusive neighborhoods of Jerusalem. Parks and gardens surround the house; the serenity of the neighborhood (no car zone) and its extraordinary beauty are only a few of its advantages ... more   less 

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