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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

I loved staying at this hostel. You can tell there was a lot of love put into it over the years. It is located right next to the flea market and the old city, which is super convenient to walk everywhere. The hostel is in a beautiful old build, decorated with lots of antiques from the flea market. We slept...

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Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately I can not give this place a 0, but I would if I could. If you want to sleep, have a nice shower or a good breakfast, don't come here!! Sure the location is good and the terrace is nice, the stuff is kind. But it's impossible to sleep, you can hear everything happening on the street, you can...

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Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We have came here numerous times since 2009, because this place is legendary and hilarious. This hostel is old, worn out, even broken, just add some paint and it will be fine. Rooms are all different and they are on many levels of the building, some bathrooms are smallest I've ever seen. Some have balcony, some barely a window. Some...

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Mount Berry, Georgia, United States
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Hostel that is in the heart of the Old City Markets. Quirky and fun decor. Very clean shower and restroom facilities that are shared. Negative is the noise of restaurants and bars at street level that are open all night. No AC so the windows must stay open in the summer. Bring earplugs if you plan to sleep. Lovely refreshing...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed March 23, 2016

The hostel is old and is situated in Jaffa. Now let's be serious: The staff is friendly, the terrace is nice, the location is great, the breakfast offers more choices than usual. Some people stay there forever - it can't be that bad. Downsides: The showers suck pretty hard at times. The hostel has seen better times - every single...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed March 17, 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights in early March. I am trying to not be too hard on the place since it is, after all, a hostel, but I had a pretty poor experience overall. First, the pros: the hostel is located in the middle of Jaffa, which is a really cute neighborhood and is walkable to the rest of...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 15, 2016

a very nice hostel in a charming location, the rooftop its just enchanting and relaxing! nice femal staff and rich breakfast in the morning. the rooms are clean and there are plenty of showers too. nice experience

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed March 8, 2016

I came to the hostel to book a room, the woman at the desk was at the phone and after 10 min waiting, i walked inside hostel to have a look. She finally talk to me, gave me the price of the dorm bed, i ask if I could just see the room, she said no, that is their policy,...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed February 17, 2016

I've stayed several times at the Old Jaffa Hostel and had a great experience. This time was a disappointment. Inexperienced staff who can't answer questions, a painter and guest smoking inside (I'm allergic to cigarette smoke and am a cancer survivor), room assignment not what was promised or booked, lack of attention to detail. Nevertheless it is clean and pleasant,...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed January 26, 2016

I was very pleasantly surprised with the Old Jaffa Hostel. Hostels are generally known for providing the basics, but I found that the service went above and beyond what I had expected. Towels are provided, the complimentary breakfast was of high quality and very tasty and there is free tea (with or without mint) and coffee 24/7. The hostel itself...

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Additional Information about Old Jaffa Hostel

Address: 13 Ami'ad, Tel Aviv 6813931, Israel
Location: Israel > Tel Aviv District > Tel Aviv
Price Range: $20 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“two A rooms but room 23 is almost twice the size. still cost the same.”
 of 5 bubbles PeaceRP, Feb 17, 2016 | Read review
“Get a single room, and face the street.”
 of 5 bubbles dant590, Dec 17, 2015 | Read review
“get A/C room”
 of 5 bubbles Boring2015, Jul 3, 2015 | Read review
“Take the free tour of Jaffa, visit Jerusalem and take the cable car to the top of Masada, then go swim in the Dead Sea. PS Tel Aviv and Jaffa are safer that LA or NY LOL”
 of 5 bubbles SurfCityUSA123, Sep 2, 2014 | Read review
“Make sure to book ahead if with a group, as the rooms book up quickly. Also, check transport options ahead of time to the hostel. From the central bus station of Tel Aviv (reachable easily by train from the airport), you can take bus 41 or 83 to Jerusalem Blvd. and it's just a 5-minute walk from there (just around the corner from the clocktower).”
 of 5 bubbles ktp0307, May 27, 2014 | Read review
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