We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
13 Amiad St, Tel Aviv 68139, Israel
Hotel amenities
Old Jaffa Hostel
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
You added Old Jaffa Hostel to your Saves list
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Udi123 Jerusalem, Israel
Write a Review

80 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (11)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Jerusalem, Israel
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

we had a 24 off daily activities, and decided to spend one day in Tel Aviv. as we live in Jerusalem, this is just like another continent. we decided not to stay in the central regions of Tel Aviv, a hostel in Jaffa (the former Arab region of the city) was a nice alternative. the hostel is a relatively low... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Maldon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great two night stay in this place, the staff were great and location in the old part of the city was very atmospheric and charming. It's tucked down a little side street just off the clock tower. Well worth the 5 mins spent finding it. Would defiantly go back again, if your on a budget then it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
37 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I can't imagine people not loving this place! It has so much character, old details, amazing location in yafo and very friendly staff. I stayed with my friend in room 11 which was very spacious and balcony with street view. I very much enjoyed my stay and would definitely go back!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The hostel is smack dab in Old Jaffa so it has a good location but it was very hard for us to find because it's hidden away. Staff were very friendly and nice and the light breakfast was a good touch. Overall the hostel could use some work as far as the restrooms go.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Long Beach, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Best location in Tel Aviv without spending 200 euro's a night. Right in the heart of the old port City of Jaffa, which has been inhabited for more than 5,000 years. Stroll or surf, yes there are waves in Israel, the clean, white sands of the crystal clear beaches of the Mediterranean Sea. Climb the hill of Jaffa and go... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We had a very positive experience there...the place looks very impressive. Rooms were clean and full of vintage decorations. It looks like a lot of effort was made from zohar and the staff in order to make this place so nice. Two thumbs up!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Berlin, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Its a pity really, the service and reception is so terrible it ruins the natural charm of the place. I saw both prospective and actual guests treated poorly by the receptionist and staff who behave the exact opposite of helpful and attentive. The young receptionist was particularly hostile and acted as if we were trespassing in his own home- really... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Recommended. I slept on the roof, the price was a little high for just a mattress but the roof top garden under which the mattress lays is so beautiful. You will not regret staying here, the stars the grapes the persimmons it's lovely. And the breaks fast provided is delightful

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hague, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The hotel have all ingredients to be a top location, but it fails by the lack of hospitality and the overpriced and small rooms. The staff is discourteous and poorly trained. Beside this there was an extremely noisy climate system in the room next to us. We expected more from this hotel in this nice old Jaffa area. All in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

it's a nice old house in the middle of Old Jaffa. It's a kind of Youth-Hostel. Expensive for the service like everything in Israel. But of course there is a comfortable balkony and on the top a terrasse, where you can sit and look and cook!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Old Jaffa Hostel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Old Jaffa Hostel

Address: 13 Amiad St, Tel Aviv 68139, Israel
Location: Israel > Tel Aviv District > Tel Aviv
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld, Booking.com, HostelBookers and Odigeo so you can book your Old Jaffa Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

32 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (32)
Hotel & grounds (17)
Room/suite (3)
Bathroom (1)
View from room (2)
Pool/beach area (1)
Dining (1)
Other (7)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay