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Citadel Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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Free Wifi
Rooftop Terrace
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The location is great. The facilities are relatively clean. I gave 2* because of the extreemly overcrowded dorm rooms. There were beds placed so close to eavh other that you could smell the other person. No ventilation in the rooms. Luggage storage is actually just...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This place is very central in the middle of the old quarter. You van choose between shared or private rooms. The shared bathroom and toilet are cleaned a lot and eventhough there are lots of guests, you can comfortably take your shower. From tel aviv...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Wonderful place in Jerusalem Old City. This place has a high culture in backpackers and young independent travellers lifestyle. It has one kitchen with a fridge and many shared, clean bathrooms and showers. You can sleep in simple rooms (we slept in triple) or in...More

Thank eliruz
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

There are two nice things about this hostel: the view, and the look of the hallway (although, truth be told, it is uncomfortably small). Everything else is quite awfull. There are some rooms, which are extremely small and completely filled with beds, leaving no room...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

The location is excellent in the center of the old city of Jerusalem. The location compensates for (almost) all... The rooms are VERY basic, the restrooms and showers much below an acceptable standard.... but the price is also VERY low. The view from the rooftop...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$24 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$24 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
John Joseph D
9 February 2016|
Response from cam1l0c | Reviewed this property |
You might wanna go to their website .citadelyouthhostel. Com
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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