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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“old city”(29 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
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Simsim is situated in the heart of the Old City of Nazareth, Israel's largest Arab city and it's name, simsim, is taken from the Arabic word meaning Sesame. The house is from 1910. Beautifully, colourful renovated with all facilities - simsim makes the best home for budget travellers...
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10 6098 ST | Old City Market, Nazareth 1609324, Israel
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28 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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All reviewsthe ownermartin luther kingold cityplace to stayvegetable marketcommon roomperfect locationgreat hostsfree coffee and teadorm roombus stationfully equipped kitchenother citiesmain attractionsjesus trailsea of galileelovely place
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Compleatly fantastic. The staff was very helpful. They even went as far as booking us bus tickets to get to Amman. The rooms were very clean. It was at the perfect location in a amazing city. Certainly plan to go back.

Thank bordxbox
Response from Sami J, Owner at Simsim Guest HouseResponded 14 June 2018

:-) Thank you very much. You are such a nice couple - we enjoyed your company!

Reviewed 24 January 2018

Perfect hostel either for short and long stays. It's only three dormitories so it was really nice and quiet place. A lot of place in shared space, fully equipped kitchen. Whole place clean and cozy! Reception is in Liwan Coffee Culture, really beautiful cafe with...More

Thank Korsarz92
Reviewed 17 January 2018

What a great location in the heart of the Old City of Nazareth! The hostel is colourful, filled with gorgeous sunlight during the day and has a fully equipped kitchen. You can easily base yourself there and do day trips to other sites in northern...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Amazing hostel in great location with ease of access to all main attractions and friendly owner. Super cool coffee shop below. The dorm was large and bed comfortable. Bathrooms very neat and clean. Definately recomended if visisting Nazareth :) Paul

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Response from Sami J, Owner at Simsim Guest HouseResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you, Paul! We are very happy, that you felt comfortable.

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This hostel is located very close to all sights. Spent there one night with friends. Nazareth by itself is a very lovely place full of cute buildings and streets besides all the historical sights. Sim sim hostel is quite small comparing to other places we...More

Thank Lucka Š
Response from Sami J, Owner at Simsim Guest HouseResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you very much for your recommendation regarding simsim but also the location of Nazareth in general as a interesting and beautiful spot to explore.

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Simsim is situated in the heart of the Old City of Nazareth, Israel's largest Arab city and it's name, simsim, is taken from the Arabic word meaning Sesame. The house is from 1910. Beautifully, colourful ...More renovated with all facilities - simsim makes the best home for budget travellers. Good location to discover the Galilee, Golan, Akko, Haifa. The owner has the best knowledge of the city and the area around to give you the best tips for your trips. Less
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (67)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"there are just dorm rooms, all are big and nice"
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"Dorm style room, so expect to be sharing with other guests."
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"The free breakfast that is advised is only for people who stay in the guest house not the hostel section."
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"Remember this is a guesthouse, not a hotel per se"
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