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The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem

44 Jaffa road Zion sq., Jerusalem, 94222, Israel

Central hostel connected to a shopping center, within walking distance of Ben Yehuda Street
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
  • I stayed here for a week, and overall, it's convenient and close to the Old City,…Nov 21, 2019
  • I was satisfied in general . Only breakfast could be a little betterNov 16, 2019

The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem

from $81
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Non Smoking, City View
  • 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
  • Basic Tent

What’s around The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem


  • In Jerusalem City Centre
  • Machane Yehuda Market - 10 min walk
  • Mamilla Mall - 10 min walk
  • Jerusalem Great Synagogue - 11 min walk
  • Jaffa Gate - 12 min walk
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre - 14 min walk
  • Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem - 14 min walk
  • Garden Tomb - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Tel Aviv (TLV-Ben Gurion) - 44 min drive
  • Jerusalem Malha Station - 8 min drive
  • Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Station - 9 min drive
  • Beit Shemesh Station - 29 min drive
  • Airport drop-off service

At a glance

Key facts


  • 60 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-11:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. There is no staff on site; guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

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

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1928
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Picnic area
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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
  • Weekly housekeeping provided
  • In-room safe

The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem’s small print

Also known as

  • Jerusalem Hostel
  • The Jerusalem Hostel Jerusalem
  • The Jerusalem Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • The Jerusalem Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Jerusalem


This property does not have elevators.

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 7.2 From 94 reviews

Good 6.0
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
Very Good 8.0
eat stay
Centrally located hostel. Very nice basic hostel with nice staff. I stayed in a single room - very good option if you want some privacy but still contact with other travellers in the common areas/kitchen. The rooms facing Jaffa street can be a little bit noisy - I think the hostel provided ear plugs.
ie4 night trip
Fair 4.0
Beware of hostile receptionist who looks stupid
We stayed a few days and checked out leaving our luggage stored as we were coming back a few days later as per our reservation. We came back a few days later around midnight and had to ring and ring for the receptionist to come down. My wife had trouble opening the locker room with the code and I asked the receptionist to help. She said that she doesn’t open doors for anyone and that my wife should try again. When I said that she clicks the, the employee told me I should try it as she didn’t open doors for anyone. My wife asked her to please open it for us as we had travelled the whole day and it was past midnight already. The receptionist tried and after 3 attempts herself she was able to do it. I asked her for her name and she refused to give it to me. I told her she was a bitch and that I didn’t need her name because in the review I would merely put, “ look for the girl who looks stupid. You will recognize her the moment you see her.” Mean person. Another time I rang and rang the front door until another guest let me in. When I went upstairs, I found the receptionist surfing on her phone. Breakfasts were for the calorie restricted. For anyone looking for a similar hostel at comparable prices, I highly recommend Abraham Hostel right up the street. Breakfasts there are sumptuous and the staff are not resentful and mean spirited. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
ie2 night trip
Poor 2.0
Avoid 6 bed female dorm
I have been in MANY hostels over the past 10 yrs. But this is the 1st place I evrr walked out of. EVER. After an hour, I was convinced I couldnt feel good there. This place is very rundown and really needs a good clean. The 6 bed female dorm was extremely cramped and the beds were even smaller than regular twin bunks. The carpet in the room had dark, dirty, gross spots. On the other hand, staff was courteous and location is very good.
ca5 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Great location near the old city and near bars and restaurants. Simple comfortable room but rather limited breakfast options.
gbRomance trip

The Jerusalem Hostel, Jerusalem

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