we booked a "double private en-suite" can't find and specs on this type room...Bathroom, ventilation, heater ect....
I stayed in one of the double private rooms... the one on first floor in the back. The room wasn't too much bigger than the bed, but had a dresser and room to store our packs as well. One window that opens and also let's in a good ammount of light. The bathroom was right outside the room though, not inside. The room door locked, so we didn't have a problem leaving our things in there - though the only expensive things I brought with me were my computer and camera, and the camera came with me literally everywhere.
Side note... it's a no-brainer for most travelers in hostels, but don't leave your passport anywhere, even locked up. I had a specific pair of travel pants with a front zipper pocket and an rfid travel pouch that I kept my credit card and passport in, along with extra cash. Then kept other cash in a seperate place... pickpockets are rampant throughout David Street (the main market) and Jaffa Gate!
I stayed in a private room with a single bed. The bedroom was not much bigger than the bed itself, but I had a locking door and I felt my items were secure during the day. The bathroom was just outside the room and it was shared with several other people. The ventilation, from what I recall, was a window high on the wall with no screen, so the mosquitoes and the noise could come in. I was still very happy with the room because it was centrally located to everything and the staff was friendly.
They also had travel books as well as other books in various languages that you could use in the common areas.
I stayed in a private room that had a double bed and in-room bathroom. Ventilation is by opening the windows which, when I was there in September, was more than adequate although it allowed some of the normal hostel noises into the room; e.g. talking, people walking up and down the stairs, etc. The room was sparse but adequate.
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