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Reviewed 12 December 2015

This was one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. A little more expensive for what you get than other hostels but very worth it, especially if you are a Christian traveller! The nuns are kind and caring. I was there for Holy week and the sisters went with me to the events and processions and checked that...

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Stayed at Ecco Homo with a group in the dormitory accommodation. Individual space/cubicle is provided but some people might find some group noise eg snoring. As I knew I was in a dorm, it was no problem. Everything is spotlessly clean and the food was excellent. The most outstanding thing has to be location. It is in the Old City...

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1Thank Paula K
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Great central location in the old city, on the via dolorosa.I stayed four wonderful nights here.The place is a convent, old,founded mid 19th C on the principles of St Ignatius to host pilgrims. From its whitestone roof top terraces the Temple Mount is within spitting distance.Staff are wonderful-,obliging,helpful and very friendly.Food a simple fare,but lovely.My room was clean and simple...

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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights in a single room and it was very nice to be in such a central location in the old city. Room was basic but I wasn't expecting anything luxurious as it is a convent after all; single rooms have a private bathroom but there is no wifi in the rooms and the air conditioning...

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2Thank Lily H
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I rarely start like this a review but this place is fantastic. If you can stay here STAY here. The place dates from 1800s and it shows. It is amazingly preserved and everything is squeaky clean. They have managed to add features like new rooms and even an elevator but done nicely so that you do not loose the great...

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1Thank Juan J
Sydney
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Ecce Homo is a convent right in the heart of old Jerusalem. The guest are a mix of groups on residential religious study courses and people passing through, called pilgrims. The convent has an amazing location with a roof top terrace with expansive view over nearby Temple Mount and panorama of the rest of old Jerusalem. The rooms are basic...

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Devon
Reviewed 21 May 2015

With a view over the Temple Mount and the call of the muzarin in your ears this location cannot be beaten in Jerusalem. It was built late 19th century from rubble but is said to be placed over the Roman Praetorium where Christ was displayed to the people. Very atmospheric and the Basilica is very much used. Not for everyone...

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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Just had 2 nights at this delightful spot in the middle of the old city. Perfect location walking distance to everything. Staff very helpful and lovely volunteers working meals. The room s are spotless and comfortable - evening meal wholesome and flavorsome.. Highly recommended

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Wiltshire, England
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

I've never stayed in this type of accommodation before so was a little apprehensive! There is no denying that the rooms are basic and very stark but the location / experience does go a long way to make up for this. We had a room with three single beds and a small shower room. The beds were comfortable enough but...

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3Thank TTravel71
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Staying at Ecce Homo really enhanced our stay in Jerusalem. The location is superb, right by Via Dolorosa, in the heart of Old Jerusalem. The views from the rooftop are breathtaking: you wake up with the chant of the muezzin, and just feel you are where you ought to be in Jerusalem. The place is at walking distance from Damasco...

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Address: Notre Dame de Sion Communaute du Chemin Neuf Via Dolorosa 41 | P.O.Box 19056, Jerusalem 91190, Israel
Region: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem > Muslim Quarter
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Ecce Homo Convent Hotel Jerusalem
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“Marvelous views and a wonderful patio deck!”
 of 5 bubbles WillSherwood, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Possibly consider taking ear plugs as Jerusalem is a noisy city even at night.”
 of 5 bubbles richard19762011, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Our room faced the courtyard. Very quiet except for the Muslim call to prayer which echoes across the old city.”
 of 5 bubbles MariaLuisa_and_Alin, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Dorms for budget, single rooms for quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 455maran, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Smaller rooms available. Asks for help for disabled access as the layout is very ususually given it's age.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulaK775, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
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