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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

WE GOT BED BUGS AT THIS HOSTEL! The whole place is very DIRTY. The rooms have no circulation and are not cleaned - the cleaning staff is just young people who come through the hostel and "perform cleaning duties" in exchange for free boarding!!! They do not thoroughly clean ANYTHING in this hostel!! Additionally the showers are just showerheads inside... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first time staying in a hostel so I can not compare it to others. However, it met my needs. Clean, comfortable, convenient. I would come back. It is in a old stone building with a cavelike feeling requiring climbing narrow stairwells to get to the sleep rooms so be prepared. Definitely for the agile.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is in a perfect location. Right in the center of Jerusalem, you are within 10 minutes walking distance from the Western Wall, Dome of the Rock, and the Holy Sepulchre, as well as all 4 quarters of the city. The staff members are all young volunteers that are quite helpful and fun to be around if you are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is right in the Old City of Jerusalem a few minutes from Jaffa gate. If you want to soak up the atmosphere and appreciate the history of this special city it is a great spot from which to do so. The actual building is many hundreds of years old and has a great rooftop allowing you can see... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The location of this place is unbeatable right in the center of the old town - and yet is a quiet little side street. It's a bit like cave, though, with many corners and floors full of stuff. The toilets are bad, as are the showers and our room had no window or ventilation. On teh upside: the terrace has... More 

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Best hostel in old city of jerusalem. Very clean , exelent location , lovely staff. Big rooftop that you can see all jerusalem... iwill come back soon . Good prices, clean room, close to the jaffa gate, close to the market. Inside the old city wich is give you a spacial experiance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

It's not a 4 star hotel, but if that's what you're looking for then Crack your purse. I rate on a basis of quality relative to price. The Citadel was slightly pricey for a hostel but you gotta remember you're in an expensive city. The staff at the front desk was great. Now, if you're over 5 feet talk you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This place is very dirty. Bedsheets were not changed after the last guests and my request for new set so I could change it myself was ignored. Showers are outrageously cramped and filthy. As the place is cheap it is understandable to expect very small rooms and lack of air con. That is fine. However, surely cleaning the room after... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This hostel is located in the very center of the old town, in the Armenian quarter, surrounded by small shops and restaurants. Because the whole old town is OLD, the interior of this hostel is absolutely amazing and breathtaking (from a historical point of view). There is a tarrace on the roof, which is a great spot for taking pictures... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I was in Jerusalem for a total of four months between December and June and spent about three weeks of that time, mostly in May, at the Citadel (the hostel reserves the right to enforce a 14 day stay limit but I was told that generally if the guest is not causing any problems they are welcome to stay longer).... More 

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Additional Information about Citadel Youth Hostel

Address: 20 Saint Mark | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 9761170, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Price Range: $19 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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