We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Beautiful place” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Al-Mutran Guest House

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Al-Mutran Guest House
Ranked #2 of 16 Nazareth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2012

I stayed here for 2 nights, with a group. Three of us shared a room with no problem. The bathroom was clean, the shower was great (others have mentioned that it was small) but I am a small person so had no problem there. The whole place is lovely. Potted plants are eveyrhwere, adding a colorful touch and a homey feel. Breakfast was delicious and the owners are generous and gracious hosts who make you feel welcome from the start. The location is also good, allowing you to walk to many local sites. I would stay here again in a heartbeat and I would recommend this to others.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Beverly S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

297 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    199
    76
    16
    3
    3
See reviews for
56
98
25
15
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (35)
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
london
Level Contributor
43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2012

Al-Mutran was the most expensive guest house we stayed in during our two weeks in Israel. The price was by no means outrageous. It's just that Nazareth is a tourist trap town, and everything is overpriced.

The building is beautiful. It must be lovely to sit outside in the communal area on a hot day with a cold drink, but I wouldn't know. The day we were there, it was freezing and rained non-stop. When we were in the guest house, we were confined to our room, as that was the only bit that was heated.

The room was small and basic. We're not large people, but the bathroom felt cramped. There was a soap dispenser in the shower, the kind you find in community gyms. I didn't mind (we brought our own), but it was a bit cheap for a three-star guest house.

The bed was comfortable, but we didn't like the fleece sheets/pillowcases. They kept us warm, but the synthetic fabric didn't feel nice on the skin.

Emil, the host, was lovely. He greeted us with coffee and made a delicious breakfast in the morning.

Overall, the guest house isn't bad, but the communal areas are nicer than the rooms, which are a bit basic for the price.

  • Stayed January 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank rainbowcarnage
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2012

I stayed at Al Mutran twice and it was perfect each time! It is easy to find, the building is absolutely stunning and unique, and the rooms keep the beauty and character of the old building, but with the comfort of a modern hotel. Everyone working there is extremely helpful and pleasant, and the breakfast was really delicious too. I have stayed in a lot of guesthouses and hotels, around the country and in the world in general, and Al Mutran is definitely one of my favourites! And the fact that it was as good the second time I stayed there says a lot about the consistency of the quality of the place. I would DEFINITELY recommend staying at Al Mutran if you would be in Nazareth, and would even recommend a trip to Nazareth just to stay there (and ask them for their great recommendations of the best places to eat and what to see).

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Rifka B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Jerusalem, Israel
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2012

We stayed for 2 days just before the new year (30-31 December, 2011). The location is very good, really close to the Greek church and about 10 minutes walk from the new Basilica and market. Breakfast is basic but pretty delicious. The host Emil is very friendly and useful. The hostel has a unique atmosphere, old Arabic house, with travellers coming in from all around the world. There are also common areas with tables, internet computer and hot drinks. The hostel has its own private parking which is quite useful.

Rooms - beware, there is no TV in the room (or elsewhere)! The shower (especially the sink) are really small. I think the rooms could use some extra furniture (a TV, another chair, more electrical sockets).

Price is reasonable, and I would recommend the hostel to unspoiled travellers.

Room Tip: Some rooms dont have a window.. so you should mention this.
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Nadavkna
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2011

Was good weekend there ...i liked the location ,because it was close to the center of the city .

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Neveen A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2011

We only spent one night in Nazareth whilst traveling around Israel but what an amazing place to stay. The rooms are a good size, simply decorated with basic shared facilities, but this just adds to the charm of the place. The guest house excellently positioned in the Old City, right near the Greek Orthodox church and a number of restaurants. The reception and communal balconies/gardens were a beautiful place to relax before heading out. The owner, Emile, has fantastic local knowledge and makes the most amazing coffee. If you are planning a trip to Nazareth this is definitely the place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank TimmySturmey
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
San Francisco
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2011

The location is great - you can walk to everything and there's parking in front. But our room wasn't much to look at, and the bathroom was very small (the tiniest sink I've ever seen!) The breakfast paled compared to the lavish breakfasts at other guest houses in Israel. That said, the manager, Emile, couldn't have been more accommodating and made up for what the hotel lacked in luxury.

Room Tip: Look at a photo of the bathroom, if possible, to make sure it's big enough for you.
See more room tips
  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank FogboundGal
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Nazareth hotels
0.2 mi away
Villa Nazareth Hotel
Villa Nazareth Hotel
#1 of 13 in Nazareth
4.5 of 5 bubbles 196 reviews
0.4 mi away
Legacy Nazareth Hotel
Legacy Nazareth Hotel
#3 of 13 in Nazareth
4.5 of 5 bubbles 40 reviews
0.3 mi away
Golden Crown Old City Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 mi away
Rimonim Hotel Nazareth
Rimonim Hotel Nazareth
#4 of 13 in Nazareth
3.5 of 5 bubbles 230 reviews
0.1 mi away
The Fauzi Azar Inn
The Fauzi Azar Inn
#1 of 16 in Nazareth
4.5 of 5 bubbles 970 reviews
0.1 mi away
Alexandra House
Alexandra House
#4 of 16 in Nazareth
5.0 of 5 bubbles 52 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Al-Mutran Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Al-Mutran Guest House

Property: Al-Mutran Guest House
Address: The Old City, Bishop Square | POB 2654, Nazareth 16100, Israel
Location: Israel > Northern District > Galilee > Nazareth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Nazareth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Al-Mutran Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Al Mutran guest house is a restored 200-year-old Arab mansion in the old city of Nazareth located in the Bishop Square. It offers a boutique-style atmosphere that is suitable for families, couples and individual travelers. The guest house is relaxed and cosy, the staff are welcoming and the rooms are elegant, offering panoramic views over the old city. All rooms have A/C. Free WiFi in public areas. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Hotels.com, HostelWorld, Agoda and Expedia so you can book your Al-Mutran Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing