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    Citadel Youth Hostel

    St. Marks 20 | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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    Traveller (118)
    Room & Suite (42)
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good28%
    • Average22%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible12%
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    “private rooms” (9 reviews)
    “old city” (85 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Kitchenette
    Rooftop Terrace
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    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
    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    Yes, it is a tad overcrowded. However, the decor, along with the design of the building makes it all rather cosy and comfortable. The staff are helpful and the atmosphere is social. The location is excellent, though being the old town, the hostel can be...More

    Thank atshore14
    Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

    Citadel is in a great location in the Armenian quarter near the Wall and Tower of David and a 10 minute walk from Jaffa Gate. I understand some of the reviews focusing on the negatives which are it's an old bldg with small rooms, tiny...More

    Thank traveltime111
    Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is probably one of the most authentic hostels you would see it is housed in an ancient building hundreds of years old you'd immediately feel like you're back in time. Definitely would stay on the roof Terrace it have the best View of...More

    1  Thank _barafan8
    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    My friend and I had booked two beds in a girls-only dormitory, but were very lucky to reach and be given a double private room instead (thank you to the huge group who had booked nearly the whole hostel out and allowed this to happen...More

    Thank etylaweny
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$26 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • Israel >
    • Jerusalem District >
    • Jerusalem
    • Also Known As
    • Citadel Youth Hotel Jerusalem
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    Monte Cheri B
    31 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
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    9 February 2016|
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    Response from cam1l0c | Reviewed this property |
    You might wanna go to their website .citadelyouthhostel. Com
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    Nathan B
    8 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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