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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 21 May 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff at reception. Rooms spacious, well equipped and clean. Breakfast good. Restaurant OK - limited choice and a bit pricy but good enough if you don't fancy going out. It has a smoking terrace if you need one. The hotel location is good - 10 minutes walk down to Damascus Gate into the Old City. Lots... More 

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Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 21 May 2015

We arrive at the hotel and we were welcomed by the manager who was extremely corteus and kind. When we arrived to the room we found sweet chocolate snaks and cold water. The rooms were clean, the bathroom very clean and ample. Air conditioning functionnned very well (its is summer now May 2015). The restaurant has a very good diverse... More 

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Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

The hotel is nice, however do mind if you take a bath, you need to be very careful, if not, you will get your room flooded. All soaps and shampoo from dead sea products which is nice.. Breakfast and dinner also nice, a bit lack of variety on breakfast.. But dinner is great. My family plan to go to baitul... More 

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Reviewed 15 May 2015

Excellent location and wonderful front desk staff. Love the neighborhood and walking distance within the Old City. The front desk gave us the map of all the holy sites and did not have any problem. If you need any info, just talk to Nirvana and she will arrange it for you. Nirvana called Tel Aviv city bus tour and provided... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015

National (Al-Watany) Hotel is centrally located near Damascus Gate. At a walking distance from the sights of the old town, the hotel is equally near to bus station to Bethlehem and the Mount of Olive and the light rail stop Shivitei Israel to West Jerusalem. The neighbourhood itself, like many parts of East-Jerusalem is a bit run down and not... More 

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Hyde Park, Utah
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

This was our first time in Jerusalem and didn't know what to expect as far as hotel accommodations. The reviews on Trip Advisor were mostly positive so we went with their recommendation. Totally loved the place! Hotel staff were extremely friendly and went above and beyond to accommodate any request we had. The breakfast selection was vey good. The Hotel... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

dirty room ,full of dust dirty bathroom with old fixtures and towels cockroaches when we entered the room first time and looked around we saw that the sheets were not changed and had hair on it and we had to ask them to change it. I got fooled by the price and it was terrible,not even close to a 3... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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125 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We made our reservation online prior to our visit. The reservation was made for three people in one room. When we arrived at the hotel, it was late at night and we were tired from our journey. The hotel charged us an extra $100 USD and told us we were free to go find other accommodations if we did not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights in April. Rooms were fine, location good (10 min walk from Damascus gate) breakfast very nice (eggs to order, buffet with lots of variety) and really friendly, helpful staff...gave me loads of help re cabs, directions, how to get to places using cheap local buses rather than expensive tours. Only downside for me was that... More 

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Canada
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76 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

The hotel is affordable for Jerusalem and the customer service is excellent. The staff are very pleasant and willing to please. The hotel is located within walking distance of the old city. There is free WiFi, Parking and an excellent breakfast is included. Although we did not experience any problems during our stay the location of the hotel in East... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about National Hotel Jerusalem

Address: 4 Zahra | East Jerusalem, Jerusalem 9762900, Israel
Region: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem > Down Town East Jerusalem
Price Range: $121 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — National Hotel Jerusalem 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Jerusalem
#22 Luxury Hotel in Jerusalem
#24 Family Hotel in Jerusalem
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“We were on the 3rd floor and had no problems.”
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“Rooms on the inner part are very quiet.”
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“First or second floor n this hotel.”
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“Pay more and stay at different hotel if you want some luxury stay. Not 4 star hotel at all”
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