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Old Jaffa Hostel

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Mount Berry, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Hostel that is in the heart of the Old City Markets. Quirky and fun decor. Very clean shower and restroom facilities that are shared. Negative is the noise of restaurants and bars at street level that are open all night. No AC so the windows must stay open in the summer. Bring earplugs if you plan to sleep. Lovely refreshing...

1Thank Robin H
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The hostel is old and is situated in Jaffa. Now let's be serious: The staff is friendly, the terrace is nice, the location is great, the breakfast offers more choices than usual. Some people stay there forever - it can't be that bad. Downsides: The showers suck pretty hard at times. The hostel has seen better times - every single...

1Thank Mangomaedchen
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights in early March. I am trying to not be too hard on the place since it is, after all, a hostel, but I had a pretty poor experience overall. First, the pros: the hostel is located in the middle of Jaffa, which is a really cute neighborhood and is walkable to the rest of...

1Thank AmanDaAman
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

a very nice hostel in a charming location, the rooftop its just enchanting and relaxing! nice femal staff and rich breakfast in the morning. the rooms are clean and there are plenty of showers too. nice experience

Thank Marcello D
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I came to the hostel to book a room, the woman at the desk was at the phone and after 10 min waiting, i walked inside hostel to have a look. She finally talk to me, gave me the price of the dorm bed, i ask if I could just see the room, she said no, that is their policy,...

Thank Rinai A
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I've stayed several times at the Old Jaffa Hostel and had a great experience. This time was a disappointment. Inexperienced staff who can't answer questions, a painter and guest smoking inside (I'm allergic to cigarette smoke and am a cancer survivor), room assignment not what was promised or booked, lack of attention to detail. Nevertheless it is clean and pleasant,...

Thank Peace R P
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I was very pleasantly surprised with the Old Jaffa Hostel. Hostels are generally known for providing the basics, but I found that the service went above and beyond what I had expected. Towels are provided, the complimentary breakfast was of high quality and very tasty and there is free tea (with or without mint) and coffee 24/7. The hostel itself...

Thank KateDubillyew
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in that awesome hostel for 2 nights during my country-all-round trip across the Israel. I appreciated every detail, starting from the situation ending with towels cleanliness. Lived in the dormitory with, the beds are little squeaky. The roof and terrace are amazing, having breakfast there was a pleasure. So guys, take your buddies, grab some beer, and...

Thank Oleg L
Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 18 December 2015

This is a very cool hostel. I always stay in a single room, and this one was hard to turn around in! However, I certainly would stay there again. Cute ladies running the desk, and very helpful. Nice rooftop area to sit and have breakfast (included). Best part is the flea market outside the door, and great shops all up...

1Thank dan t
Reviewed 21 November 2015

All staff were ever so friendly, and they certainly work hard. Being a 'senior' I had my own room (no.,19) for 3 nights, it was excellent. Old family pictures on the wall, a nice view over Old Zion Street which was only noisy on Shabbat night. There were 4 dorm bunks for me to lay my gear on, no hunting...

Thank smudge88

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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Old Jaffa Hostel

Address: 13 Ami'ad, Tel Aviv 6813931, Israel
Region: Israel > Tel Aviv District > Tel Aviv
Price Range: $25 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“get the suite room on the first floor. a/c and short trip for the luggage”
legendladyJ, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not choose room 25! May be better to sleep on the roof than in the rooms!!!!”
lenzjulchen, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“two A rooms but room 23 is almost twice the size. still cost the same.”
PeaceRP, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Get a single room, and face the street.”
dant590, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“get A/C room”
legendladyJ, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
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