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Soest, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The hotel have all ingredients to be a top location, but it fails by the lack of hospitality and the overpriced and small rooms. The staff is discourteous and poorly trained. Beside this there was an extremely noisy climate system in the room next to us. We expected more from this hotel in this nice old Jaffa area. All in...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 17 July 2014

it's a nice old house in the middle of Old Jaffa. It's a kind of Youth-Hostel. Expensive for the service like everything in Israel. But of course there is a comfortable balkony and on the top a terrasse, where you can sit and look and cook!

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 27 May 2014

I stayed at Old Jaffa in May 2014 with a group of friends. The room was good with a nice big fan that made for a great sleep, and when we arrived late at night after reception hours, the staff had a visible sign with my name on it and our room assignment and a nice welcome message. The rooptop...

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Combloux, France
Reviewed 12 February 2014

The hostel is well located in Jaffa, 5 min from the sea. The staff is very nice and the roof terrasse is great, we like to relax and read book lie in a couch ! The place is really clean and the kitchen is located also on the roof terrasse.

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 19 January 2014

You feel like old times, in a good way. Nice terrace, where the breakfast bar is (help your self). Great location, a qick walk takes you to the sea, and a bunch of good bars are just across the street. Basic facillities, but fits for a Hostel! Again, when in Jaffa!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We got a spacious class c room with balcony. Love the old world charm of the building and old Jaffa surround. Live music just under my balcony when we got back from a day of activities. Arrived very late and staff left clear direction for me to get in. Breakfast is minimal but left over from previous night made a...

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Amman, Jordan
Reviewed 19 October 2013

Actually this was worse than a nightmare. Everything looked dirty and disgusting. I was not able to upgrade to a private room, so we had to use shared bathrooms and toilettes. I did not let my children take a shower in that place. Do not expect any breakfast. Staff was very unfriendly and rude.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Staff is discourteous and poorly trained, facility is dirty and lacking in essntials. Overpriced, for a little more one could be at a nice hotel. Brekfast consisted of bread and juice. Lobby is on the second floor, no help with luggage up the stairs...no air conditioning. We were expecting spartan conditions, but other hostels are not this dirty and have...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I got a private room ( wich surprised me for being so small ) and it was dirty and full of bugs. There were bugs in the terrace kitchen walking on the sink while I was trying to cook. There is no 24h reception and everyone can get in because the entrance door lock doesn't work properly. This is enough...

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Cambridge, UK
Reviewed 16 September 2013

The non AC double we stayed in was roomier than the AC one and the fans did a good job at keeping us cool at the beginning of September. The hostel is well placed 5 minutes from the beach in Jaffa, and close to the flea market and lots of good restaurants. The showers are rather basic, but it's very...

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Additional Information about Old Jaffa Hostel

Address: 13 Ami'ad, Tel Aviv 6813931, Israel
Region: Israel > Tel Aviv District > Tel Aviv
Price Range: €19 - €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“two A rooms but room 23 is almost twice the size. still cost the same.”
 of 5 bubbles PeaceRP, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Get a single room, and face the street.”
 of 5 bubbles dant590, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“get A/C room”
 of 5 bubbles Boring2015, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Take the free tour of Jaffa, visit Jerusalem and take the cable car to the top of Masada, then go swim in the Dead Sea. PS Tel Aviv and Jaffa are safer that LA or NY LOL”
 of 5 bubbles SurfCityUSA123, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Make sure to book ahead if with a group, as the rooms book up quickly. Also, check transport options ahead of time to the hostel. From the central bus station of Tel Aviv (reachable easily by train from the airport), you can take bus 41 or 83 to Jerusalem Blvd. and it's just a 5-minute walk from there (just around the corner from the clocktower).”
 of 5 bubbles ktp0307, 27 May 2014 | Read review
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