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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2010

The location was perfect for us, as Franciscans. The staff were friendly and helpful. Even the Muslim cry to prayer from the Minaret outside my window had its beauty. We were told the Arabic words meant: "It is better to rise and pray than sleep."

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 8 November 2010

Superb location in the Old City of Jerusalem. The dorms were perfect (7 beds). Comfortable beds. Lockers inside the dorms (no extra charge). Breakfast vey nice and included in the price. Baths very clean. Very nice gardens to sit and relax after a rushing day in Jerusalem. I've been many times in this city and I only regret not finding...

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Athlone, Ireland
Reviewed 2 October 2010

This place is amazing. Beautiful old building, very clean with a great buffet Breakfast. All for just €20 per night!! Best hostel I've ever stayed in.

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London (UK)
Reviewed 21 August 2010

We originally chose this place as a cheap option, when we had to extend our unplanned stay in the Middle East due to the Icelandic volcano issues. We were short of cash at the end of the holiday, and had to be very careful with the expenses so we decided to take dorm beds. We never regreted it. The hospice...

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London, UK
Reviewed 16 August 2010

You have to ring the bell to enter if you are not a guest. The garden is beautiful. We visited most evenings for drinks, apple strudel, goulash soup. My friend who is Munich born and bred commented that the food was nowhere near the quality one should expect. The schnitzel was in her opinion "Kentucky Fried", crispy and dry instead...

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london
Reviewed 27 July 2010

I am unsure of the 'rude' staff that some of the previous guests have commented on previously. We found 'all' the staff to be friendly and extremely helpful. Mr Read Rofa booked a taxi to collect us from the airport and drop us off outside the hospice in their private car park. If you have never stayed here before you...

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London, UK
Reviewed 28 June 2010

We were at the Austrian Hospice for 3 nights: don't stay here if you value your sleep or if you want slightly more than a minimum level of help from staff. The rooms are very noisy: the windows are thin, and do not keep out any noise. This severely affected our quality of sleep. The room we were put in...

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5Thank disgrun
oesterreich
Reviewed 10 June 2010

service: very good rooms: spacious, oldfashioned but stylish, very clean bathrooms, original atmosphere location: right in the centre of the old city of jerusalem, close to all sights, fantastic views from the roof restaurant: with a nice garden, like an old coffeehouse in vienna, traditional austrian dishes like wienerschnitzel and apfelstrudel available, as well as coffee a realxing place after...

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Podgorica, Montenegro
Reviewed 10 June 2010

The dorms at the Austrian Hospice are, hands-down, the best I've seen in the Middle East, and a great value too. The place is very, very clean, with impeccable shared bathrooms and showers (male and female separated.) The dorm rooms are fairly small - 7 to a room - so there's minimal disturbance during the night. Safety lockers are provided...

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London
Reviewed 8 June 2010

If this is Austrian hospitality, it must be tantamount to Middle-Eastern patience.. It's there in some form, just don't test it! the place is a haven of tranquility, the hotel used to be a hospice, and the rooms could not be roomier. The refurb has not been enormous, no TV's or great comforts, but it has the most amazing Vienna...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Austrian Hospice

Address: 37 Via Dolorosa | P.O. Box 19600, Jerusalem 9762637, Israel
Region: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem > Muslim Quarter
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Austrian Hospice Hotel Jerusalem
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“If you can afford it, go for a private room.”
 of 5 bubbles marybC8078UU, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms and dorms are fine. Dorms may have two levels of bed.”
 of 5 bubbles RosarioG681, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“WiFi is unavailable into rooms and so slow at the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles sama841, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend a view on the Holy Sepulcre”
 of 5 bubbles VOYAGEURShanghai, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Danifinn, 19 Dec 2015 | Read review
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