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New Swedish Hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The receptionist, Karim, was complaining and criticizing every step in my check in process. Depressing place. Ugly and no style. No shared sitting area, no terrace, no breakfast. Don't go there, please.

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I slept in the dorm for one night. Everything was clean, bathroom and kitchen as well. Free tea, coffee and hot chocolate (all powder though, but its there). Its true about how little everything is there, but its the old city with its typical architecture, what did you expect... Owner was a bit grumpy at first, but explained me everything...

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. Very reasonable prices here, at 120 Shekels PN for a room with 2 beds. Incorporating all you need. Has a friendly manager, and is perfectly positioned inside the old city in order for travellers to explore.

Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

I see a lot of people complaining about the size etc of this place but it's in the old city of Jerusalem - the architecture is small. The toilets were very small but with the right manoeuvres you're good to go. I didn't use the showers as I only stayed 1 night really. I got stranded without a hostel when...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 22 June 2014

I heard people complain about this place, but for NO good reason! I went there with low expectations and was pleasantly surprised. The rooms are small with few windows true, BUT that's what you get for staying in this beautiful old city, I'd expect everywhere in the area to have the same downfall. On the bright side, the room was...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Spent 3 nights there with a couple of friends. After the first night we seriously contemplated looking for another hostel, the bathrooms are tiny and uncomfortable, but then it grew on us. They clean the bathroom regularly, at least they did while we were there. Our first night we didn't get clean sheets though, until we moved over to the...

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 3 April 2014

I went to Israel last march and I didn't really make any hotel reservations so all my preferred hotels/hostels were already full when I got there. I looked all over the old city for cheaper place to stay and I found New Swedish Hotel. It is located right smack of the alley going in from the Jaffa gate. It is...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 22 March 2014

First, I have no clue why this hostel is called new swedish hostel. There is absolutely nothing Swedish about it. It's really well located and cheap, but I absolutely did not feel comfortable staying there. The showers are way to small, the water doesn't come with any pressure and you can't properly lock the doors. We had a two-bed room...

Lublin, Poland
Reviewed 29 December 2013

I spent in New Swedish hostel 4 nights. I was with two friends and we took a triple room. It was small (we could pay extra for a bigger one) and rather old but we didn't excpect nothing more (for such a good price!). However, it wasn't grossly dirty and I didn't see any bugs. Toilets and showers were clean...

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Very modest, but incredibly cheap hostel in the heart of Jerusalem´s Old city. Rooms are not very spacious, not extremely beautiful, but definitely not dirty (we slept in shared room). Ventilators and stone walls take care of quite a pleasant temperature. Showers and WC´s are not so comfortable, because they are too small. Kitchen is solidly equipped, especially interesting is...

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Address: Jaffa Gate 29, David, Jerusalem 9534734, Israel
Region: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem
Price Range: $36 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
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“A bunk bed in a triple room is good for a agile person who doesn't wriggle too much while sleeping.”
 of 5 bubbles Wikt0ria, 28 Dec 2013 | Read review
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