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    Petra Hotel & Hostel

    Jaffa Gate 1, David, Jerusalem 9534710, Israel
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$60
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          Overview
          • Excellent7%
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          • Terrible27%
          3 weeks ago
          “Good Location but not a good experience ”
          15 Feb 2017
          “Suitable for low budget travellers”
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
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          Rooftop Terrace
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          31 - 35 of 147 reviews

          Reviewed 11 April 2014

          I would not write this review if was not true they placed rat traps all-over the lower floor rooms. So they know is not an occasional rat which enters the house but lots of them. I was looking for a private room and they showed...More

          Thank Raizel E
          Reviewed 9 April 2014

          I stayed here for a few nights and it was fine, but nothing to write home about. The location in the Old City is great for exploring and the rooftop view if amazing. The rooms are alright. Clean enough and I was never too worried...More

          1  Thank Sam V
          Reviewed 8 December 2013

          I stayed here in November - or should I say "tried to stay here". Despite my secured reservation, I was told when I showed up at 3 pm that the hostel was full - unless I was willing to extend my stay for longer!! In...More

          5  Thank Martin J
          Reviewed 15 November 2013

          Its location is the only good point. Dirty, old, noisy, shabby, and rude managers like idiots. Must avoid!!! I was attracted by its low price and location, and booked it online. Then it turned to be a nightmare. Cannot sleep at all at night. Cannot...More

          7  Thank Gordon L
          Reviewed 1 November 2013

          This hostel has three things going for it: a great location in the Old City near Jaffa Gate, amazing views of the Dome of the Rock and the Tower of David and finally it's cheaper than most other hostels in Jerusalem. That being said, you...More

          1  Thank Haythem19
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          • US$20 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 42
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          baggiolinda
          why they charge so much for little to no service.
          2 January 2017|
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          Response from Sean R | Reviewed this property |
          It is all about location. The residence and service are really quite awful.
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          GeorgeAvrelius
          Is the management of Petra hostel Jewish or Plaestinian?
          12 December 2014|
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          Response from Jarosław P | Reviewed this property |
          George, I do not know. There were some young guys at the counter and they did not seem to me to be management, just young people working there. I believe they were Palestinians, but I am not 100% sure.
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          "great views, convenient location"
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          "We didn't stay - our friend did. I think the location is very good and the place average.."
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          "Budget travelers only. Who are interested in staying very cheaply"
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          "Stay elsewhere until the owner has remodeled this place and replaced the staff"
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