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Jaffa Gate Hostel

Old City, Jaffa Gate, in front of David's Tower, Jerusalem, Israel, Distance from city centre: 2.9km

Rating: 89% from 20 reviews

  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 97%Staff
  • 89%Security
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 99%Location
  • 88%Value for money
  • 78%Facilities

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  • Everything was awesome. The lack of ventilation in our room was tough sometimes. Otherwise was great. Most rooms have windows though. Owners and staff are really helpful and all around awesome people.
    Owner Comment

    Thanks Karim, You and your friend are the Awesome ones

  • 86%
  • 14 Mar 2015 Anonymous Germany
  • Very interesting 3-storeyed stone building with great city view from the top, helpful and pleasant staff, the best location you could imagine if you come to visit Old City. WiFi in the lobby, shared bathroom,toilet and kitchen. If you need atmosphere and money saving more than extra comfort - this place is what you should choose for your stay in Jerusalem.
  • 97%
  • 02 Jan 2015 OLGA Russia
  • Nor, the frontdesk man was very nice and helpful. The location of the hostel is right in the Old City, in the Christian Quarter, close to everything. There were lots of places to sit/common rooms inside and out, which was great. There was also a nice panorama of the Old City from the roof, as well, pretty, but not the best for a very tall person like me! The room was basic, the bed was clean with lots of blankets. There was no heater in the room and the bathroom was old and not clean.
  • 74%
  • 24 Dec 2014 Jennifer
  • Thank you Jaffa Gate Hostel for your great rooms and helpful staff! See you next year inshallah.
    Owner Comment

    You the best Jenny :)

  • 100%
  • 20 Oct 2014 Jenny USA
  • Perfect location in the Old City, friendly and helpfull staff. Kitchen very basic, but nice terrace with a view. Try not to get room 11 in the basement (5dorm), with ensuite shower and no ventilation the air is quite humid and stale Otherwise good hostel with an atmosphere and top location, for sightseeing perfect,
  • 91%
  • 03 Jun 2014 Anonymous Czech Republic
  • Jaffa Gate hostel is the strike for your stay in Jerusalem. Offers excellent location with spectacular view of the town from it's roof terrace, located in the hearth of the historical city, right next to the David tower. The people running the place are very very nice and helpful. It is modest but cozy and I strongly recommend this place, it worth the price and makes your stay comfortable. You have all the basic facilities needed for a pleasant stay. Go book it! ;)
  • 97%
  • 24 May 2014 Anonymous Bulgaria
  • First-class joint - fabulous location, very atmospheric. Loved the view from the roof. And the tribe of visiting kittens from next door.
  • 89%
  • 14 May 2014 Bernard USA
  • Cool place. Enjoyed it -- and the varied and interesting other guests. This is exactly what hosteling is all about.
  • 83%
  • 13 May 2014 Bernard USA
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