Fauzi Azar has all the advantages of a well run hostel (cleanliness, free linen, free fast wifi, well-informed and very friendly staff) in a gorgeous, crumbling old mansion. The breakfast is generous and delicious, and the shared kitchen has freshly baked cakes, fruit, tea, coffee and spices to help yourself to anytime. It felt more like staying in a wealthy great-aunt's home than in a hostel.
The location is perfect, right in the heart of the old city and within easy walking distance of the bus and restaurants (including Abu Ashraf's restaurant which is a Can't Miss in Nazareth).
I stayed in a dormitory room and was very comfortable thanks to big windows, a beautifully ornate high ceiling and fresh bedding.
My only slight discomfort was that the small bathroom is attached to the kitchen - I would have preferred more privacy when moving between the bedroom and the bathroom - but that is to be expected in a historic building like this.More