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The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem

44 Jaffa road Zion sq.Jerusalem94222Israel

City-center hostel within easy reach of Machane Yehuda Market
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Cool staff, excellent location and price. I love this place, free breakfast and close to…Jul 4, 2018
  • Stayed in a 6-bed dorm, no problems. Breakfast was rich, the personnel was alert and…Apr 5, 2018
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The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem

from $81
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Shared Dormitory
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Basic Double or Twin Room
  • Family Room
  • Single Room
  • Triple Room
  • Triple Room, Balcony
  • Double or twin room with a balcony.
  • Family room with a balcony.
  • Deluxe Quadruple Room, City View

What’s around The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem


  • In Jerusalem City Centre
  • Machane Yehuda Market - 11 min walk
  • Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem - 13 min walk
  • Garden Tomb - 15 min walk
  • Dome of the Rock - 23 min walk
  • Temple Mount - 24 min walk
  • Western Wall - 25 min walk
  • Knesset - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • Tel Aviv (TLV-Ben Gurion) - 55 min drive
  • Jerusalem Malha Station - 19 min drive
  • Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Station - 20 min drive
  • Beit Shemesh Station - 40 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport drop-off service

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 23 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Saturday - Thursday: 8 AM - midnight
  • Friday - Friday: 8 AM - 9 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal reception hours must contact this property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport drop off (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Year Built
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Picnic area
  • Library

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem’s small print

Also known as

  • Jerusalem Hostel


This property does not have elevators.

Parties and events are allowed on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • All citizens of Israel will be charged the national value-added tax

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ILS 75.00 per person

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 46 reviews

The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem
Good for the location.
The location is great, but the communal kitchen is old. Breakfast is poor and there is always a volunteer checking if you are taking more than one egg. The staff that work there are volunteers that in return for five hours of work a day, stay there for free. They are not friendly at all. If you are willing to overlook it all, the location is great. Walking distance to the old city.
Anderson, us6 night trip
The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem
Very comfortable and nice
YINON, il1 night trip
The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem
A nice place to visit, but....
My son & I stayed for the 3-day Rosh HaShana/Shabbath holiday weekend. In principle the hostel/B'n'B is a nice place, with friendly staff and fellow travelers. We stayed because of a previous positive experience at the sister facility — the Jerusalem Little Hotel, which is in an adjacent building but shares management and a front desk w/this one. However, our room and beds were more run down, less clean, and the A/C, under staff control, couldn't completely overcome the unseasonably warm and humid weather, even during those hours when they ran it. I can't imagine how uncomfortable it would have been at the height of summer. Also, our room was adjacent to the communal kitchen, and more than once we were awakened by loud conversations. When I politely asked the other guests (and once a staff member,) to speak more softly, they immediately acquiesced, but the need to leave my small and uncomfortable bed to do so was annoying. The included breakfast was a minimalist set of hard boiled eggs, Israeli chopped salad (cucumber, tomato, and onion,) olives, hummus, Israeli smooth "white" cheese (like American sour cream but not sour,) and a Nutella-like sweet spread, with bread, but the staff made sure to keep refilling and preparing fresh food all morning. For one or two days it would be fair fare, but would get monotonous with time. The "Lion's Den" lounge was a comfortable place. The big positive is the location, on Zion Square in the very heart of downtown Jerusalem. Good luck!
A Traveler, il3 night family trip
The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem
Very central, very inexpensive, just what I wanted
I was in town for a conference and out all day; I needed a place to sleep that was with a private bathroom and air conditioning, and that I could get to easily late in the evening by public transportation and eat pleasantly nearby. This hotel was just right. The room was very small and shabby but comfortable and had everything I needed, and the price was right. The people (staff and guests) were very pleasant and the location was outstanding.
Naama, il4 night trip
The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem
Convenient and friendly accommodation
Excellent location and accessibility. It was not so bad but the property is certainly run down and service areas were in poor state. For decency and hygiene, would be advisable to improve the toilets and kitchen. It would also be better to upgrade the rooms, remove the carpets and repair broken locks.
A Traveler, gb1 night trip

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The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem

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