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Simsim is situated in the heart of the Old City of Nazareth, Israel's largest Arab city and it's name, simsim, is taken from the Arabic word meaning Sesame. The house is from 1910. Beautifully, colourful renovated with all facilities - simsim makes the best home for budget travellers. Good location to discover the Galilee, Golan, Akko, Haifa. The owner has the best knowledge of the city and the area around to give you the best tips for your trips.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Charming
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Simsim for a couple of days and we can only recommend. It’s very well located in the heart of the zoco, it has a very bohemian and cozy cafe attached and there’s a lot of culture and good vibes around. The common...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Gorgeous hostel with a wonderful cafe/shop run by the owners below (Liwan Cultural Centre) The room itself was a basic hostel room with bunks, and bedding we were given was clean and comfortable. Only issues were the noise from the street, but once we got...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank JJW18
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

I stayed a total of 7 nights at Simsim Hostel over two separate visits to Nazareth in the last couple of weeks, using it as a base to hike and tour in the area, and I loved it. It’s located in the heart of the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank mjmcnally13
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Compleatly fantastic. The staff was very helpful. They even went as far as booking us bus tickets to get to Amman. The rooms were very clean. It was at the perfect location in a amazing city. Certainly plan to go back.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank bordxbox
Response from Sami J, Owner at Simsim Guest HouseResponded June 14, 2018

:-) Thank you very much. You are such a nice couple - we enjoyed your company!

Reviewed January 23, 2018

Perfect hostel either for short and long stays. It's only three dormitories so it was really nice and quiet place. A lot of place in shared space, fully equipped kitchen. Whole place clean and cozy! Reception is in Liwan Coffee Culture, really beautiful cafe with...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Korsarz92
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"there are just dorm rooms, all are big and nice"
959aleksandras
Mar 19, 2017
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"Dorm style room, so expect to be sharing with other guests."
cmchugh24
Oct 28, 2016
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"The free breakfast that is advised is only for people who stay in the guest house not the hostel section."
Michtravellin
Jan 13, 2016
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"Remember this is a guesthouse, not a hotel per se"
mikyheimann
Aug 5, 2015
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PRICE RANGE
$20 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IsraelNorthern DistrictGalileeNazareth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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