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Citadel Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible12%
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Free Wifi
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful old building, well cared for. Sweet atmosphere. Many chores done by volunteers. Kitchen available. Best roof in the world. Run by Christian Arabs. Great location. I keep going back there whenever in the city because I love it here.

Thank sisterinbal
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This was definitely a cheap option but I wish I had a paid a little more and stayed elsewhere. We stayed in a room on the first floor. Soo much noise we didn't get sleep any of the days. Since it's a 2000 yr old...More

Thank Komal V
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I spent three nights on the roof in May. The view was incredible, and the staff was very helpful in arranging transportation. Additionally, towels are available for free. My only real complaint is the lack of cleanliness. The sheets available to guests staying on the...More

Thank Olivia L
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is the strangest hostel I’ve ever stayed in. We booked private, shared bathroom, rooms for 2 families. The rooms in this hostel are oddly scattered throughout a labyrinth of corridors and stairwells. Further to the strange layout, people pay sleep on the floor in...More

Thank Randy H
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
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
US$15 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms
Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Also Known As
Citadel Youth Hotel Jerusalem
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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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