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Appleton WI
Reviewed 4 August 2011

The Avissar House is a true 3-D experience! The apartment is (centrally) located on a hill just outside the Old City wall, between Mt. Zion and the King David Hotel. The top floor (3 RB) apartment has a rooftop patio with a stunning view of the Old City. You simply couldn't find a better location. The owners, Yossi and Varda,...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2011

Another wonderful stay in Avissar House and we cannot praise this beautiful place enough. The house has a lovely storybook feel to it, very idyllic and picturesque! It's a fantastic location from which to explore Jerusalem, as well as being comfortable and clean. Yossi is a wonderful host, so welcoming and hospitable, always on hand to help you, a really...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 May 2011

Avissar House is in the neighborhood of Yemin Moshe--the old city of Jerusalem on one side and the Bloomfield Park on the other. You can walk to almost anywhere from this location. The neighborhood is narrow brick streets on the side of a hill with red tile roofs and flowers, flowers, flowers everywhere. Avissar House is adorable. Two of the...

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Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 17 April 2011

this place capitalize on its location in the best place in Jerusalem,, BUT.... come on... we need soap!.. the rooms were a drab, the beds uncomfortable , and the hot water tank was barely enough for one person's shower... the owner provided us with toilet paper and paper towls, and sort of clean linens, but no soap!

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2Thank zilawapinski
yossiavissar, Owner at Avissar House, responded to this review

hello nice ladies! The green liquid in the bottle that was in your bath room at the Sultan vine suit was not to brush your teeth yes we do not use the regular soup we use Citrus and Jasmine soapless Soap and that was written on the green bottle that was in your bath room and you did not use...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 March 2011

Yossi made the reservation process very easy by email and our Sultan Suite was ready on arrival. Our apartment -- bedroom with queen bed, living room with cot for our 5-year-old, small kitchen -- was a bit worn but completely functional and quite comfortable as a home base. The kitchen, even though it had a real mishmash of items, had...

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3Thank Matt S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2011

I stayed in the 'Windmill' apartment for almost a month and really loved being there. Yemin Moshe is a beautiful, old neighbourhood. Quiet, pretty, exclusive and car-free. It is also very central. A quick bus ride to the centre of town and a 15min walk to the old city. There are also lots of nice restaurants and shopping within walking...

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3Thank Chaiya-S
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 March 2011

Yossi is a delight to work with. The rooms are quite Spartan, but the location is very close to the Old City. The quaint neighborhood is car free, and on a hill, so be prepared to climb some stairs. Opt for the Dream suite so you can enjoy the rooftop balcony overlooking the Ramparts and Mount Zion - remembering the...

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1Thank Roobear61
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 8 December 2010

Pros: The location is great, and it was in a quiet street., and we could walk right into the Old City and see all the sights easily. Cons: the shower curtain had black mold all over it and the place just didnt seem very clean. Also, we had to leave early to go home and it was just really awkward...

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3Thank lhacken986
yossiavissar, Owner at Avissar House, responded to this review

The guests booked our place for 3 nights in Nov . Before booking they knew (we have all the copies of their booking process) that breakfast is not included and that we are self catering and that minimum stay is 3 nights .They agree to pay upon arrival 120 $ a night for 2 people in 2 room suite in...

Haifa
Reviewed 2 December 2010

i have staid at Avissar house in the countryside Jerusalem hills at Neve iIan Moshav It was realy a good location to tour and to rest/ far from the city rush and close to the main tourist attractions/ in this week I visit Jerusalem few tims, mr avissar the owner gave us direction where to park and this was very...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 October 2010

The view from the Dream of Jerusalem suite must be one of the most beautiful and moving in the world! Sunrise over the old city was truly worth getting up for. Everything was just so easy to get to, whether in the old or the new city. And Yossi proved to be a most discreet but helpful host who even...

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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
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