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Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels

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Old City, Nazareth 16125 Israel
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The Fauzi Azar Inn by Abraham Hostels is a 200-year-old Arab mansion turned guesthouse in the heart of Nazareth, offering both dormitory beds and private rooms in a unique old-world atmosphere. Chosen by Lonely Planet as #7 hostel in the world for 2014 and described by the Lonely Planet Travel Guide “one of the highlights of a stay in the Galilee” and “a great base for touring major sites of the Galilee.” The Fauzi Azar’s style is intimate and relaxed, with a warm atmosphere where guests and staff can meet, share travel stories and tips, and make new and lasting friendships. Nazareth is rich in culture, and the Fauzi Azar Inn welcomes the chance to introduce guests to the community by offering a daily, guided tour of the Old City. Many of Nazareth's historical religious sites are within easy walking distance, including the Basilica of Annunciation. The Fauzi Azar is also the starting point of the Jesus Trail, which attracts hikers and Christian pilgrims from all over the world.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hiking
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Self-serve laundry
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Breakfast buffet
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It was great pleasure staying in Fauzi azar with Sam good friends. Every thing was so well maintained and the place is so unique and awesome. The staff is kind and attentive. It was second time for me staying there and the third time is promes
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Clean, attentive staff and all the small things that make you fell home in an old amazing building . Not accessible with a car we needed to park and have a nice walk in the small streets of the old city.
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Response from Reut H, Manager at Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels
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Dear guest, we intend to make every guest feel home even far from home :) Fauzi Azar building is a family mansion, and many of its characteristics are very home-style, especially the Liwan - the house living room with the painted ceiling from 1800. As we are located in the old city, from the street to the hostel, you will need to walk about five minutes that you won't regret as it is a beautiful, charming narrows streets. We hope to host you again. Your Fauzi Azar Team.
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The hostel is in a wonderful ancient building right in the Old City, near the suq and different churches. Very smiling welcome and all explanations on the most important places to see (in different languages). Free buffet breakfast, possibility to dinner in the hostel, various activities and animations each day. Possibility to get discount in other hostels and in the trips (Abraham Tours)
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Response from Reut H, General Manager at Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels
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Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to recommend our hostel and the tours. We are part of Abraham chain; therefore, we have daily tours leaving from our hostel to the northern part of Israel, such as Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights, Mt. Tabor and Jordan river, Haifa Arce and Rosh Hanikra and more. We offer Fauzi Azar guests 10% off on every tour they book directly with us. Our Abraham Shuttle service is the perfect solution to bring you to Nazareth and back to Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. Fauzi Azar is the starting point of the Jesus Trail - a four days hike from Nazareth to Capernaum. If you wish to visit Petra in Jorden - it is the closest border crossing and Abraham Tours offering two options for tour packages to Jorden. While staying with us, we offer Daily free city tour around the old city, Free Arabic lessons twice a week, free live Arabic music every Friday, Traditional Cooking workshop, and Power1/2Hour with local music and beers for 5 shekels. We are centrally located in the heart of the old city in an ancient mansion from the 1800 with painted ceilings and beautiful Ottoman architecture. Our staff is here to provide you the best service and fulfill all your needs always with a smile! Your Fauzi Azar Team
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Nazareth is well worth an overnight stop and Fauzi Azar is a charming place in which to stay. Located in a sprawling Ottoman era home in one of the alleys of the Old City, it is small and friendly and offers clean, unique rooms and a simple, hearty breakfast. Guests can join a morning walking tour of small businesses and places of interest free of charge - this was a good way to meet local people and had the added benefit of helping us get some shopping done. We found the Arab-Israeli city of Nazareth friendly both to foreign visitors and to travellers from other parts of Israel. The city is experiencing a gradual economic revival, in part due to a growing reputation for moderately priced, high quality restaurant and cafe food. The Basilica of the Annunciation was a highlight of our visit. We had low expectations as it is a concrete construction built in the 1960s but were pleasantly surprised by the beauty of its interior, and by the contemplative atmosphere lacking from some of the other major churches in Israel. We warmly recommend an overnight stay in Nazareth (don't just breeze through on a tour bus) at the delightful Fauzi Azar Inn.
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I stayed at Fausi Abraham hostel for one night and I liked it a lot. First, the building is exceptional, very authentic, at the sane time very convenient to stay. Second, place is very clean! Third, breakfast is full and delicious. And the last, organized activities for guests, I took a tour around old city. I enjoyed staying at this place!
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$46 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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IsraelNorthern DistrictGalilee RegionNazareth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels
Which popular attractions are close to Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels?
Nearby attractions include International Center Mary of Nazareth (0.1 miles), The Church of the Annunciation (0.2 miles), and St. Joseph Church (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rosemary, Bayat Restaurant, and Tishreen.
Is Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Nazareth.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Arabic, and Hebrew.
Are there any historical sites close to Fauzi Azar by Abraham Hostels?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Church of the Annunciation (0.2 miles), Cana (3.8 miles), and Synagogue-Church (0.1 miles).