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Petra Hotel & Hostel

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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good18%
  • Average24%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible34%
18 Nov 2017
“OMG ...Be prepared... Beautiful old building from the outside!!!!!!”
16 Oct 2017
“Youth hostel for the elderly”
Free Internet
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

The hostel itself is cheap with standard bunkbeds and thin mattresses. Perfect for the budget traveler. However the greatest attraction is the rooftop. There you can see the Pool of Hezekiah, the Dome of the Rock, Church of the Holy Sepulchure, Hurva Synagogue and much...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

The location of this place really can't be beat! It's just inside Jaffa gate, so it's right inside the Old City for easy touring, but also fast enough to get out if you want more for options. The view from the roof is lovely, so...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We're on a tight budget so are happy to be saving $ by staying here. We're definitely getting what we pay for. The hotel has no heat so it's very cold in winter months. There's a school behind the hostel so noisy school kids wake...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

NO NO NO! Dirty place and bad service! I was there during easter/passover and they gave my room to two strangers and made me sleep on the floor in the hallway like many other because of some "system failure" in their booking system. They almost...More

1  Thank Gurgîn B
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Staff seems lazy, unorganized and unconcerned with guest's needs. The property could be amazing given its location but it has been sadly neglected and in need if repair and so much cleaning. Could be a destination hostel in Jerusalem if they put in an effort....More

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baggiolinda
1 January 2017|
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Response from Sean R | Reviewed this property |
It is all about location. The residence and service are really quite awful.
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GeorgeAvrelius
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Response from Jarosław P | Reviewed this property |
George, I do not know. There were some young guys at the counter and they did not seem to me to be management, just young people working there. I believe they were Palestinians, but I am not 100% sure.
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