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Petra Hostel

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7.3
Very Good 157 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.2
  • Security 7.7
  • Location 9.4
  • Staff 7.4
  • Atmosphere 6.9
  • Cleanliness 6.2
  • Facilities 6.5
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7.3
Very Good 157 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.2
  • Security 7.7
  • Location 9.4
  • Staff 7.4
  • Atmosphere 6.9
  • Cleanliness 6.2
  • Facilities 6.5

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  • Anonymous
  • Slovenia, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 11 reviews
30th Apr 2017
3.1

Hostel Petra is a nightmare. I used to work in youth tourism and I have to say I have no clue how a facility like this can even be open and have all the neccessary permits. I think it should be closed down and renovated. The owner and his sons apparently live there and sleep on the couches in the hallway. They are very rude and unhelpfull. The only good thing about this hostel is its location. This is by far my most dissapointing hostel experience. I wouldnt recommend it to my worst enemy.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
21st Apr 2017
4.9

The hostel manager was very rude and unfriendly. The toilets were not cleaned and no toilet paper replaced for over a day. In general the place seemed very run down and badly maintained. Little to no wifi in the rooms, only in the main lobby. One toilet and shower (no curtain) for an entire floor of rooms. The only advantage was the proximity to the old city. However, the closest car parking lot was quite far from the hostel and the manager misinformed us about the parking and operating times.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
29th Mar 2017
9.4

Petra Hostel in Old Jerusalem - our favorite place in Jerusalem. Location is absolutely the very best! Petra Hostel is full of charm, architecturally and socially & historical ambiance. We meet so many interesting and wonderful people there. Hasim, the manager, is always very warm and friendly. He even invited us to his home for a meal. Mark Twain enjoyed Petra and so do we! Consider asking what Petra needs and pitch in. We bought several sets of new sheets. It's like home away from home.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
24th Mar 2017
10.0

Good location,friendly host

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
24th Dec 2016
9.1

A really unique place to stay. If you are looking for a hostel that is a little gritty but characteristic and memorable this one is for you. Great location and a lot of space in the actual building.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Latvia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
24th Dec 2016
8.6

The owner was so helpful and nice. And all his family. Safe place, perfect for warmer weather.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness

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