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Tasty breakfast, friendly staff

Had the best experience in the YMCA restaurant. Very helpful staff. Pauline is such a polite lady... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Zuhana T
via mobile
Great location and helpful staff, but hotel rooms in need of updating

Perfect location. We walked everywhere from here during our stay in Jerusalem. The hotel in a 15... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Heidi S
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Landmark tower designed by Arthur Lewis Harman, the Empire State Building's architect affords dramatic views over the entire city.
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  • Average12%
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26 King David Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-569-2694
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Had the best experience in the YMCA restaurant. Very helpful staff. Pauline is such a polite lady and served us the best breakfast along with a tasty lemonade!

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

Perfect location. We walked everywhere from here during our stay in Jerusalem. The hotel in a 15 minute walk to the old city and the Wailing Wall. There is also a very modern outdoor mall right down the street if anyone desires to do some...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Second time we have stayed here. If you stay here you are opting to stay in an architectural icon. The building is a very calm, restful place - almost has retreat like qualities. The location is excellent- short walk to Jaffa Gate and in other...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2017

The YMCA in Jerusalem is landmark building on King David Street just across from the equally famous King David Hotel. The building was designed and constructed between 1926-1933 by American architects Arthur Loomis Harmon. Amongst several architectural achievements, the building features a distinctive 10 storey...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a very lovely building with great staff where you can come to stay, relax or join others to have coffee and enjoy a nice time. The structure is beautifull and the Cafe is really nice, as well as the gardens!

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Reviewed February 4, 2017

The YMCA Tower is part of the YMCA hotel, opposite the famous King David hotel in Jerusalem. The look-out from the tower top gives the best view of the old and the modern parts of the city. A traveler doesn't have to stay in this...More

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Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

This impressive architectural complex was located near our hotel. There is so much to see in Jerusalem that naturally YMCA is not a prime destination. In a sense I was grateful for the opportunity to see this amazing building with its famous Jesus Tower. After...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Architecture lovers will not be disappointed by this building. It's an absolute gem that shouldn't be missed.

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Reviewed October 31, 2016

And you can have a cooling drink in the arches - opposite you can see the Kind David hotel - really nice piece of architecture

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

YMCA is active in Jerusalem since 1878 T5he present magnificent center designed by the architec A .HARMON (The ARCHITECT OF the Empire State Building NYC-USA) started 1928 and innagurated 1933 .The tower called Jesus Tower overlooks the city.Aset of two cloisters connects the two wings,Very...More

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Response from Marwan S | Reviewed this property |
I a member of the Y.M.C.A for more than 20 years. I don't think that they have this facility. But when you stay in the Hotel you can use the new wonderful 3 level Gym & the swimming pool. The New Gym is not controlled by... More
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