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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 April 2014

I would not write this review if was not true they placed rat traps all-over the lower floor rooms. So they know is not an occasional rat which enters the house but lots of them. I was looking for a private room and they showed...More

Thank Raizel E
Reviewed 9 April 2014

I stayed here for a few nights and it was fine, but nothing to write home about. The location in the Old City is great for exploring and the rooftop view if amazing. The rooms are alright. Clean enough and I was never too worried...More

1  Thank Sam V
Reviewed 8 December 2013

I stayed here in November - or should I say "tried to stay here". Despite my secured reservation, I was told when I showed up at 3 pm that the hostel was full - unless I was willing to extend my stay for longer!! In...More

6  Thank Martin J
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Its location is the only good point. Dirty, old, noisy, shabby, and rude managers like idiots. Must avoid!!! I was attracted by its low price and location, and booked it online. Then it turned to be a nightmare. Cannot sleep at all at night. Cannot...More

7  Thank Gordon L
Reviewed 1 November 2013

This hostel has three things going for it: a great location in the Old City near Jaffa Gate, amazing views of the Dome of the Rock and the Tower of David and finally it's cheaper than most other hostels in Jerusalem. That being said, you...More

1  Thank Haythem19
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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
12 December 2014|
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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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