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Citadel Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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Free Wifi
Rooftop Terrace
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is a good hostel if you are looking for a place to stay in the old city for a few nights. It's in the Christian quarter, but just a minute away from Jaffa Gate when walking. The hostel is good for the money; around...More

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Nice place with warm people and a roof with a view to the old city. Perfect location, into the old city of Jerusalem and pretty close to everything. Friendly staff with people happy to give you information for every place you want to visit.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

To make long story short: I had a nap in the afternoon and, after that, the man at the reception told me to get a private room or to leave because I was snoring.Then a poor volunteer woke me up in the middle of the...More

1  Thank Eugenio_G694
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for 2 nights in December (the third night we changed). The position is very good, and from the roof the view on the old city is great. Also the WiFi worked well on the ground floor. We had a double...More

2  Thank Alessandra B
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We were in Jerusalem on a holiday week so accommodation was slim but we were happy to stay at Citadel and it compared favorably to other Jerusalem hostels we had stayed at. Location was great, close to Jaffa Gate. Staff were informative. Accommodation was standard...More

1  Thank Tracy W
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
US$17 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$17 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Monte Cheri B
30 January 2017|
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Response from Caitlin F | Reviewed this property |
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... More
John Joseph D
9 February 2016|
Response from cam1l0c | Reviewed this property |
You might wanna go to their website .citadelyouthhostel. Com
Nathan B
7 October 2015|
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Response from Caitlin F | Reviewed this property |
I never used them, but they are pretty decent sized, and yes you have to rent them and provide your own lock. But really, I'd only use them if you have something particularly expensive that you aren't going to keep with you... More
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"Try to get rooms further away from the front-desk; the volunteers sometimes chat at night and it can be heard..."
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"Rooms on the opposite side of the rooftop are more private but further away"
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"best view ,Awesome location,cheap accommodation,room 3 is the best"
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"bed bugs, dirty, no wifi, no shower facilities, don't book."
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