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Reviewed 16 November 2015

This place is GREAT. Super safe - you need to know the code to get inside the building. It's also literally right by the flea markets, so it can get a little loud, but there's always a lot of shopping and people watching to do....More

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Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Great! Booked online same-day with bookings.com. Received friendly e-mail giving me out-of-doors access information. Super building, great character. Lovely high ceilings. Friendly hostel-vibe. Faded and tatty on the edges with eclectic decor, in a nice way. Bathrooms not top-end however clean and bear in mind...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2015

Perfect location in the middle of the Jaffa's Flea Market. Very close to the Jaffa Port area. A lot of places to visit around, bars and restaurants. The hostel is very nice decorated, you feel cheerful and comfortable. The staff is very friendly. Huge terrace...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Off the top: completely unhelpful staff and communal dirty bathrooms and showers. No air conditioning in the hottest months of the Israeli summer. The office closes at 5pm so if you need any help past that you are out of luck. Thats not the worst...More

1  Thank Gabriel S
Reviewed 4 July 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Old Jaffa Hostel for two nights and we wished we could have stayed longer. We were in a private room of the B category, i.e. small but with a private bathroom. It was truly tiny, but there was...More

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Heike A
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Response from Marcello D | Reviewed this property |
Jaffa is a very tiny spot in Tel Aviv, with narrow streets and alleys, but you can find some spaces where to fit your car; maybe not right in front of the hostel, but still to a reasonable walking distance
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"get the suite room on the first floor. a/c and short trip for the luggage"
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"Do not choose room 25! May be better to sleep on the roof than in the rooms!!!!"
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"two A rooms but room 23 is almost twice the size. still cost the same."
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"Get a single room, and face the street."
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