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53 out of 100

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The Jerusalem Hostel

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7.2

Fair (935 ratings)

Jerusalem, Israel - 

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700 m Mamilla Mall

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840 m Jaffa Gate

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980 m Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Hotel Overview

The Jerusalem Hostel, based on user reviews, offers a unique blend of comfort, convenience, and affordability in the heart of Jerusalem. This hostel attracts travelers with its vibrant atmosphere and range of amenities designed for both leisure and budget-oriented visitors.

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Hotel highlights

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Location

Atmosphere

  1. Location: Prime location in central Jerusalem, making it easy for guests to explore key attractions.
  2. Staff: Friendly and helpful staff ready to assist with guests' needs and provide local recommendations.
  3. Atmosphere: A vibrant and sociable environment that's great for meeting other travelers.
  4. Value for Money: Affordable rates with good basic amenities, ideal for budget-conscious travelers.
  5. Facilities: Clean and well-maintained communal areas including a kitchen and lounge.
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Area for improvement

Sleep

Bathroom

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests report high noise levels, especially in rooms near communal areas.
  2. Privacy: Limited privacy in dormitory-style rooms, which may not suit all travelers.
  3. Room Variance: Quality and size of rooms can vary significantly, leading to inconsistent experiences.
  4. Bathroom Facilities: Shared bathrooms may not always be clean or well stocked with supplies.
  5. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Wi-Fi reception can be spotty in some areas of the hostel.

Amenities

Kitchen

Microwave

Breakfast included

Free WiFi

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Business services

Business services

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Total 935 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.2

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7.2

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booking

769 Reviews

7.2 / 10

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expedia

166 Reviews

7.2 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Cleanliness was mentioned 65 times

29% Negative66% Positive

Reviews based on Cleanliness

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ליאור מ6 months ago

First of all, it's not actually a hotel, but a single floor in a building with a few rooms. |The cleanliness is not great- the bed sheets had stains, the shower was not properly maintained- sealing rubber was loose, the sink tap was leaking, there was a crack in sink, the decorative tin tables had stains and looked very old.|The noise from outside can be heard very clearly so that might be an issue for light-sleepers.|We got in very late and I was told there is a reception 24 hours, but instead the key was waiting for us near the room, and the door was unlocked (but closed) so we didn't see anyone in check in.|The location is very convenient and the size of the room is ok for a couple.

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Bruce R1 year ago

Horrible experience at the DEM Hotel. I have never in all my years experienced such rudeness and disrespect. It started when we arrived. You have to go quite a ways to get to the hotel on foot because it is a pedestrian only zone. My wife can't walk very far due to a back problem, so we got the host to come out to get some of our luggage. But he would not hold his speed down to what my wife could keep up with, essentially forcing me to separate from my wife or my luggage on a foreign city. Their description says that the rooms are accessible by elevator, but you have to go up a flight of steps to get to the elevator. Once we checked in the host disappeared and wasn't seen again. They say they have refrigerators in the room, but it is only a drink cooler that barely cooled at all. When I reported it that it was not working well, all they responded was"checking..." and nothing else via the Booking.com messaging system. Then we found out that the bed had crumbs and hair under the cover, they obviously had not changed the sheets. When I messaged them about that they just responded "impossible" with no offer to change them. When I tried calling the hotel listed number they just hung up. There was additional bedding in the closet, but that also was dirty. And one of the pillows had residue from since liquid on it. We checked out in the morning, but they refused to refund any of my two paid weeks.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 60

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Number of floors 3

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Number of buildings/towers 2

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Year Built 1928

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

16

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83

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17

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Mamilla Mall

700 m

Jaffa Gate

840 m

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

980 m

Al-Aqsa Mosque

2.5 km

Western Wall

2.5 km

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Getting around

Jerusalem (JRS-Malha Railway Station)

4 km

Yekuti'el Adam Station

4 km

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Airports Nearby

Ben Gurion Airport (TLV)

22 km

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Restaurants

קצפת

Nearby

תמול שלשום

Nearby

Big Apple Pizza (ביג אפל פיצה)

140 m

יפו מנה מנה

Nearby

Mr. Greens

Nearby

Street View

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Daytime safety

74 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

62 out of 100

Safe

Jerusalem safety index

37

Overall Crime index

Low

An average rating of the crime categories

37 out of 100

Property crime severity

Low

37

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Mugging or robbery  26/100

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Car theft  33/100

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Car break-ins  38/100

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Home break-ins  35/100

Violent crime severity

Low

32

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Physical attacks  41/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  50/100

Other crime severity

Low

37

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Insult or harassment in public  38/100

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Corruption or bribery  41/100

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Drug problem  29/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $1.5

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Coffee

$2.3 - $5.1

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Beer 0.5L

$1.5 - $2.6

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$12.9 - $25.7

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1.4 - $1.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.4 - $1

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$64.3 - $108

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$7.7 - $14.1

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McMeal at McDonalds

$12.3 - $15.4

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$2.1 - $2.8

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Public transport, monthly pass

$53.6 - $66.9

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.8 - $2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$9 - $12.6

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$51.2 - $102.8

Weather In Jerusalem

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Precipitation In Jerusalem

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.528

PM1066

61

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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