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Citadel Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
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Free Wifi
Kitchenette
Rooftop Terrace
Breakfast included
Pool
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for 2 nights in December (the third night we changed). The position is very good, and from the roof the view on the old city is great. Also the WiFi worked well on the ground floor. We had a double...More

Thank Alessandra B
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We were in Jerusalem on a holiday week so accommodation was slim but we were happy to stay at Citadel and it compared favorably to other Jerusalem hostels we had stayed at. Location was great, close to Jaffa Gate. Staff were informative. Accommodation was standard...More

1  Thank Tracy W
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Yes, it is a tad overcrowded. However, the decor, along with the design of the building makes it all rather cosy and comfortable. The staff are helpful and the atmosphere is social. The location is excellent, though being the old town, the hostel can be...More

Thank atshore14
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Citadel is in a great location in the Armenian quarter near the Wall and Tower of David and a 10 minute walk from Jaffa Gate. I understand some of the reviews focusing on the negatives which are it's an old bldg with small rooms, tiny...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

This hostel is probably one of the most authentic hostels you would see it is housed in an ancient building hundreds of years old you'd immediately feel like you're back in time. Definitely would stay on the roof Terrace it have the best View of...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Price range
$21 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette
Details
Price range
$21 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette
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Monte Cheri B
January 30, 2017|
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Response from Caitlin F | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in one of the double private rooms... the one on first floor in the back. The room wasn't too much bigger than the bed, but had a dresser and room to store our packs as well. One window that opens and also let's in... More
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John Joseph D
February 9, 2016|
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Response from cam1l0c | Reviewed this property |
You might wanna go to their website .citadelyouthhostel. Com
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Nathan B
October 7, 2015|
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Response from Caitlin F | Reviewed this property |
I never used them, but they are pretty decent sized, and yes you have to rent them and provide your own lock. But really, I'd only use them if you have something particularly expensive that you aren't going to keep with you... More
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"Try to get rooms further away from the front-desk; the volunteers sometimes chat at night and it can be heard..."
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"Rooms on the opposite side of the rooftop are more private but further away"
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"best view ,Awesome location,cheap accommodation,room 3 is the best"
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"bed bugs, dirty, no wifi, no shower facilities, don't book."
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