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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Israeli hospitality, beautiful view of the old city walls and David's Citadel. I've lived in Jerusalem and the location cannot be beaten for access to old and new city. Car parking is available and Yossi was very friendly and helpful. It would have been nice to have another comfy chair as there were 4 adults. We had a wonderful &... More 

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yossiavissar, Owner at Avissar House, responded to this review

Thank you we will love to see you again yossi More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This address is one of the best in the neighbourhoods,Very central only 5 minute walk to Jaffa gate of Old City.Hosts are extremely helpful-whatever enquiry you may have.Also area of Yemin Moshe is very quiet and peaceful and have to admit tranquil.People around area are welcoming as well.Only 15 minute walk into city center.Ideal location as mentioned before.A home away... More 

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Herkimer
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

There is no question that the Yemen Moshe area is the most peaceful and relaxing place to stay near the Old City of Jerusalem. Avissar House allows you to settle in and make yourself at home very close to Jaffa Gate and the Okd City. The location is great and Yossi and Varda are terrific hosts who are always willing... More 

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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

This is a fabulous find not far from the Jaffa Gate in a quiet area. We were upgraded to the top appartment and had a fantastic view from the rooftop patio. If you are looking for a hotel experience in Jerusalem then don't come here. This is how real people live and is a taste of real Jerusalem. It is... More 

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yossiavissar, Owner at Avissar House, responded to this review

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Johannesburg
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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed with my group of 13 people at Avissar Guest house. Yossi is extremely accommodating and helpfull. The apartments has all you need and the beds and sofas are very comfortable. Linen and towels are changed every 3rd day. Overall a positive experience that I would recommend and a place I definitely will go back to. Thank you... More 

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Boa Vista, RR
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

I read the reviews here at TripAdvisor before going and I could believe that this place could be all that great. Would it be possible to so many people to be wrong? Obviously no, and I had a great experience there, yes it is a really incredible place. Best location in Jerusalem, at the best price, all in good conditions.... More 

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Bronx, New York
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

I chose this guest house based on all the positive reviews it had gotten, and based on pictures on its website. I had a very mixed experience there. I stayed in the Windmill Studio. Pros: Yossi, the owner, and his wife are very friendly and helpful. It is very convenient to the Old City. It is amazingly cheap, considering how... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
1 review
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR an AUTHENTIC Israel (not touristy) EXPERIENCE, THIS IS THE PLACE!! The PERFECT location, just outside the Old City, next to Mamilla Mall, walking distance to the City Center!! My hosts were VERY helpful, the neighborhood is BEAUTIFUL I LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF MY VISIT... peaceful, friendly and REAL... I can't to go back to Avissar... More 

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New York
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2015

We booked this guest house for our family trip to Jerusalem and stayed 4 nights. The location is the ultimate -- Yemin Moshe is a beautiful neighborhood and Avissar House is about a 10 minute walk to the Jaffa Gate. The owner is very helpful but unintrusive, which suited our group because most of us had been in the city... More 

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Reviewed 6 December 2014

Okay, so I'm an addict. Come again and again. But, the thing is, I can't imagine how a hotel can be preferable to this great place. Which has more square footage and much lower prices. It's a place saturated with Jerusalem history. Just ask Yossi about the house, which deserves its own history book. And while you're at it, ask... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Avissar Guest House in Jerusalem offers you 4 self-catering vacation suits in Yemin Moshe Avissar House in Yemin Moshe is located in the exclusive neighborhood Yemin Moshe and faces the breathtaking view of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, the Valley of Hinom and numerous villages scattered on the hills surrounding Jerusalem.It is a ten to fifteen minute walk from Avissar House to the center of Jerusalem with its shops, restaurants galleries and nightlife. It is a ten to fifteen minute walk from Avissar House to the colorful markets of the Old City and its spiritual centers sacred to Jews, Christians and Moslems. These include The Wailing Wall, Holy Sepulcher, The Dome of the Rock, as well as many other religious and archeological sites. Yossi Avissar, the owner of Avissar House, is a documentary film director and a writer. He will be happy to introduce you to the "real Israel".Avissar House was built in 1892, in Yemin Moshe, one of the first Jewish neighborhoods outside the Old City walls. Between 1949 and 1967 it was near the no-man's land at the heart of a divided Jerusalem. Today this area is renovated and is considered as one of the most exclusive neighborhoods of Jerusalem. Parks and gardens surround the house; the serenity of the neighborhood (no car zone) and its extraordinary beauty are only a few of its advantages ... more   less 

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Address: 12 Ha-Mevaser | Yemin Moshe, Jerusalem 9411312, Israel
Region: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem > Yemin Moshe
Number of rooms: 4
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“The apartment is called The Dream of Jerusalem”
 of 5 bubbles graemew321, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Top floor flat is a bit cramped for more than 2 people. However, it has a roof terrace with a lovely view of the Old City.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabeth301, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Views of the Old City --- you're just a stone's throw away --- are worth the slight increase in price. and for families, the suites combine in all sorts of ways to accommodate.”
 of 5 bubbles shine47, 6 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you can take the rooms with the vie”
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“Book early!”
 of 5 bubbles Donna1948, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
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