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The Jerusalem Hostel

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44 Jaffa Road | Zion Square, Jerusalem, Israel
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Jerusalem District, Israel
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

once you go inside the Jerusalem Hostel you immediately are absorbed to another era when things were simpler, more naive and easy going. The building, decoration, people you meet and the general mode are taken from purer times as if you plunged back to the 1970's Jerusalem. Still - the location is probably the best you can imagine in the... More 

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jerusalemhostel, Manager at The Jerusalem Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Gal, it was great to have you here with us! we will surely miss you (but we know you will come to visit when you are around :) ) thanks for everything. us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved staying in the hostel! I was there about a month and the people felt like family, the volunteers, everyone. The hostel was a beautiful building and a beautiful location, I enjoyed sitting on the roof, on the balconies and sitting in the kitchen talking with everyone. It was amazing and the place I will be staying at each... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This time I was travelling alone and slept in an 8-bed female dorm. I have stayed at the Jerusalem hostel before with my family (two adults and 5 children) and that stay was also very convenient (in two private rooms). The hostel serves a simple Israeli breakfast included in the (very good) price, and also offers the use of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is friendly and kind, the rooms and bathrooms are very clean, & both the public den, kitchen, and rooftop view are cosey hubs of conversation and relaxation. The rooms can become a bit hot, especially if in a crowded room, but even this is canceled out by the comfortable beds, pillows, and carpeting. I would recommend this place... More 

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Kiryat Shmona, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we really enjoyed this place! it felt like home, we enjoyed meeting new people allthough we are israelis, we got to meet really nice tourists from abroad. we took a 2 days vacation in jerusalem and the jerusalem hostel felt amazing.. thanks

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located near Old Jerusalem , it offers frendly and confortable acommodation . It's possible meet peaple all over the world that is good to obtain experience . Sometimes there are esquisite meal like " feijoada " and Shabat Dinner . It was a very nice experience estayed for seven nights .

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Thank joão b
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is very nice and welcoming. Clean room. Nice rooftop. 15 min walking distance to Jaffa door and to mahane yehuda market. Great area to go out and grab a drink after a long day in the old city! Enjoyed a lot the Shabbat dinner! I highly recommend it!

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Thank Giada G
jerusalemhostel, Manager at The Jerusalem Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Giana, thanks for your review! it was great hosting you, hope to see you again. Dan More 

Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

the house is full of hospitality. People of all nations come together to enjoy and talk together. the rooms are familiar, and you have the great chance to have a bed for every budget. after many visits, i saw also new services of the hostel. it was wonderful to experience the peacefulness of Jerusalem and the time to rest in... More 

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jerusalemhostel, Manager at The Jerusalem Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Lettmueller, thanks for your warm words! it was great hosting you.. hope to see you again in the future! Dan More 

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The good: central location, nice staff, affordable, wifi, secure building access, bathroom in room, view from room balcony is nice, breakfast, cancellation policy is strict The bad: no keys or locks for dorm rooms, small rooms fitting 8 in a space for 6, okay kitchen with minimal fridge space, no lockers, front desk gone after 7p, unimpressive roof, no parking,... More 

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Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The Jerusalem Hostel has it all: Friendly and helpful staff, comfortable accommodations, safe, clean, and location location location! Restaurants and shopping are only steps away. The Old City is an easy 15 minute walk or the tram runs right in front of the hostel.

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jerusalemhostel, Manager at The Jerusalem Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you :) It was great having you with us. hope to see you again in the future! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hostel is the first hostel in west Jerusalem. we turned a historic beautiful building into a nice, warm, and cool hostel. waiting to see you here :) ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Jerusalem Hostel

Address: 44 Jaffa Road | Zion Square, Jerusalem, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Price Range: $20 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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