OK, this is an ideal place to stay for people on a short stay or tight budget. If, like us, you just needed a cosy room, some peace and quiet and easy access to the Old City - its perfect especially now that the light rail is running and at the moment its free. There is plenty of free parking on the road side and its a good idea to park at the end of the road near the light rail so that you don't have as far to walk on your return!! Jerusalem is pretty tiring! The place is easily found as the road is just off route 1 from Tel Aviv or from the Dead Sea...
Nir will receive you warmly and nothing is too much trouble for him in terms of help and advice. The rooms I would say are basic and are ideal for back packers, or people who just need a place to rest their weary heads and feet! The place is very clean but some rooms are in need of re painting and this is happening at present. it is also an ideal place to stay for those with large families as you have access to kitchens and there are plenty of bathrooms! Room 7 is just perfect - but it's usually a family room so if you want it, you need to reserve it which costs more. It is spacious, cosy and clean and the view is fantastic from the balcony. I think I would only stay in this room because of the space, view and at night time it was very cosy.
If like me you prefer to sit on a balcony and enjoy a glass of wine - take your own glass or ask Nir to have some in your room before you arrive - the same applies to a bottle opener!
Also shower soap is not provided (shampoo is) so make sure you go with your toiletries.
I've given a 3 for the review as the breakfast was disappointing for us. It may be that we were there in the quiet season but we would have liked to have seen a greater variety of salads, fruits, maybe omelettes or scrambled eggs, fish etc. However we were grateful that Nir provided us with some Rice milk but this was requested beforehand.
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