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Old Jaffa Hostel

13 Amiad St, Tel Aviv 68139, Israel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Off the top: completely unhelpful staff and communal dirty bathrooms and showers. No air conditioning in the hottest months of the Israeli summer. The office closes at 5pm so if you need any help past that you are out of luck. Thats not the worst part as I found myself having to keep my valuables closely guarded because of theft.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Old Jaffa Hostel for two nights and we wished we could have stayed longer. We were in a private room of the B category, i.e. small but with a private bathroom. It was truly tiny, but there was enough space between the bed board and the wall to fit our suitcases, so it... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most beautiful building in the most beautiful city, if you want a new experience in traveling in tel aviv and not be stuck in the center with the traffic and ugly buildings and dirt, i recommend you to go with the jaffa hostel. best rooftop ever!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was terribly hot, no a/c, small bed, bugs everywhere, party outside unti 3am, rooster's crowing from 5.30am. shared shower, toilet. Won't be back for sure. No parking lot, if you're lucky you can find a place near the hotel.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If I had completely free reign, my entire house would be designed in the style of Old Jaffa Hostel. Mixing vintage photos and eccentric statues, the airy building is just as fun a place to hang out as the surrounding bars in Jaffa (especially the rooftop!). The private rooms I stayed in were a little cramped for two people with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

So nice and friendly staff. This is perfect place to be at when you enter Jaffa ond Tel Aviv. you have an nice and beutiful walke to Tel Aviv on the beach promenade. Close to the hostel it is so many bars and good restrung to eat. on the top roof of the hosel you can have a nice vy... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

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 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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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!

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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.

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