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Reviewed August 28, 2012

My room had a full sized bed and enough room to move around in for 1 person, it might have been a little snug for 2. Also had a private bathroom with shower and good a/c. The room could use a little upgrading but was very clean.The owner or manager not sure which was very helpful and even let me...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 26, 2012

When my husband, sister & I were planning our two night trip to Jerusalem we wanted a hotel that was a little different, something a bit 'quirky' and, as we had a budget, good value was important to us. We emailed the hotel to make enquiries pricewise & Eli's response was prompt, concise & included advice about parking & arriving...

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5Thank peachplum21
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 25, 2012

I was here with my wife, sister, a friend and her son for 2 nights. Arrived in the afternoon on Shabbat, when everything else was closed, so huge thanks for the welcoming fruits and cold drinks, (and ice-cream for the little one) to Eli Wasserman who was a fantastic, friendly and fastidious host. Our room was a first class example...

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6Thank DavidCanadian
Reviewed August 21, 2012

Budget is what you pay and budget is what you get. Don't expect a 5* room but it's placed in a fantastic location, all the best of the old and new city. Safe, secure hotel with a friendly owner. I spent all day outside exploring Jerusalem and dead sea so was fine to get back in the evening and just...

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3Thank RuthG87
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed August 12, 2012

We stayed here for two nights while we were in Jerusalem. The owner is extremely friendly and helpful, giving you a map with advice on what to see in the area. The room was clean and tidy although nothing flash but for the price it was excelletn. We even got a beautitful fruit platter on arrival. They also had cold...

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3Thank happytraveller3003
Sydney
Reviewed July 16, 2012

We booked this hotel because it was close to everything and it worked out really well. Mr Wasserman was super friendly, and being from Australia, he nicknamed me Kangaroo! We found it a little tricky to get to the hotel so Mr W left his office and met us and personally escorted us to his Hotel. How often does that...

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3Thank BalaganSydney
Shanghai, China
Reviewed July 13, 2012

Kaplan Hotel is indeed in a very good location, 10 minutes walking distance to the old city, surrounded by cafes, restaurants, bars, ah and the tram is also on the main street! The rooms are basic, shower with hot water, A/C especially needed in this time of the year, breakfast not included. (you can have coffee at all times) Do...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 23, 2012

Decided to stay in Jerusalem overnight, great city and wanted to see the old city. We wanted somewhere cheap, safe, with a toilet and shower. Hey we even got zircon and a great balcony overlooking the square. Nice guy / owner, place was clean, comfortable and with a short ride by tram costing £2 for the 2 of us on...

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4Thank Flinty2
Sydney
Reviewed June 9, 2012

If you are looking for a clean, boutique, cheap hotel in a great location, this is the hotel for you!! The facilities are just what we needed, nothing flashy or modern, but clean and functional; high pressured hot shower and cold airconditioned rooms. The hotel is situated close to many eateries and bars and only walking distance to old jerusalem....

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4Thank Ge0rgieC
Athens, Greece
Reviewed May 23, 2012

This small hotel is located in an excellent point of west Jerusalem. It's walking distance from the old city but also just one block from Ben Yehuda and its numerous cafes and restaurants. There is a tram stop just outside the hotel, quite useful for reaching the bus station or other areas of the city. What's best about this hotel...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kaplan Hotel is the best choice for low-budget travelers. Located right in the center of Jerusalem on Jaffa street, just off Ben-Yehuda st., right across Zion square, and near the new train station. Its location is ideal for shopping, grabbing a bite to eat or having a coffee. It's a 10 minute walk to the old city, to mahane yehuda market, and most central tourist attractions. All our rooms are equipped with air conditioning, free cable TV, and free Wi-Fi. Guests are welcome to use the hotel's kitchen, as well as have a free cup of tea or coffee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaplan Hotel

Address: 1 Havatzelet St, Jerusalem 94224, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Price Range: $69 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Kaplan Hotel Jerusalem
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Jerusalem
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“If it is possible ask for a balcony room at the front lot better view.”
 of 5 bubbles peterkT5248QZ, Nov 10, 2015 | Read review
“ask for balcony rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Leni2909, May 27, 2015 | Read review
“You can look before you buy.”
 of 5 bubbles 549pauln, Jan 7, 2015 | Read review
“the rooms facing Jaffa St are noisy...try to get one away from the main drag.”
 of 5 bubbles KyBoop, Dec 23, 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing opposite main street to have a quite one.”
 of 5 bubbles dirvele, Dec 4, 2013 | Read review
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