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Citadel Youth Hostel

Jerusalem Old city Jaffa gate, 20 st Marks road , Jerusalem, Israel

Group of 15 or more?

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
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Property Description

Voted one of the top 5 hostels in israel from 2009-2013. A great location, right in the centre of the old city Free daily tour . We are just 2 minutes walk from the local markets for great deals and cheap prices! FREE Internet, cheap outdoor roof accommodation season April/Nov. Payment is cash only upon arrival , we do not accept credit cards .
Excellence award for 2012 - Best atmosphere - Most popular

Payment is cash only upon arrival , we do not accept credit cards .

Highly recommended by guide books as the best budget place in town.
free WiFi
Lonely Planet author pick
(This place is recommended as one of the best budget choices in the Old City.)

We are housed in a 700 year old building that is kept as original as the day it was built on a high hill in the old city! We give you the best view over the city and a warm atmosphere.

We are also close to the new city and just 10 min walk to all night life ,tourist information center, City of David, and post office! Daily tours all around the country at best rates can be arranged.

Many of our services are free such as ADSL Internet wireless connection, kitchen (fully equipped), satellite TV, luggage storage, bike park and more.

Now we have a new roof terrace that we rent for sleeping as the cheapest rooftop tent so if you book the cheapest option you will be sleeping on the open roof top, the greatest view in all of the old city, the most wonderful sunrise ever with the early chanting of the moazin and the church bells ringing, live the spirit of the old city stay at the citadel.
(DON'T FORGET your sleeping bag & of course we provide a mattress and a blanket or sleeping bag(roof-April/Oct)

important: the hostel reserve the right to cancel any reservation with giving you notice ahead of time and please reconfirm of any change at least 48 hours before check in date so you will not be charged.
no refund after check in .
linen and towels are free only for private rooms.

best view lots fun recommended buy guide books as the best budget choice for Jerusalem.

We will make your stay as fun as possible!!
Payment is cash only upon arrival , we do not accept credit cards .

Check Availability

Fri 22 Jun 2018 - Mon 25 Jun 2018 Change
Selling out fast!

Room Summary

Fri 22nd June 2018 - Mon 25th June 2018

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.0

  • Security 7.6

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.0

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 5.9

  • Facilities 6.0

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    17 Jun 2018
    Great value for money in the centre, people are very friendly. And the rooftop is amazing!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    31 May 2018
    Quite an amazing place to stay, right in the old city near to Jaffa Gate. A few minor inconveniences like no hot water and people sleeping on the floor but overall the atmosphere and location makes it very attractive. Couln't fault the staff, they were very helpful. A very pleasant week for me.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    15 Jun 2018
    Lovely characterful hostel in a great location. Helpful staff and beautiful view from the roof. Fairly comfortable. Serious cleanliness issues and the facilities are not great, and the dormitories would have been unbearably cramped if they had been full, thankfully it was never more than half full. If you're not after luxury and don't squirm at a cockroach or two then a perfectly lovely cheap and cheerful option for a couple of nights.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 5.1


    24 May 2018
    Room was too small, toilets are very bad. The location is great, the view from the rooftop is amazing, but inside of the hostel is not in good shape.
    Finland, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

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