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St. Catherine's Monastery Guesthouse

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Guest house is convenient to Sinai and the Monastery. Accommodations are spartan and intended for sleep and shower. No wifi, just peace and quiet. Dinner was nice, chicken, rice, veggies, salads. Breakfast was spartan, salad, eggs The bread was awesome. The staff were friendly and...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I spent 3 nights at St. Catherine's Monastery Guesthouse in March 2017. This was part of a pilgrimage time in Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and Egypt. This is a pilgrim's guesthouse -- so it is decent but spartan. The rooms are clean and decent. The bed...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is one of those places I have long had in mi list. True it's a bit out of the beaten path, but well worth the visit. I got there by taxi from Dahab, for a three day stay, on my way to Jordan, (via...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

There are few places to stay in St Catherine's. There's a hostel. We stayed in the Monastery Guesthouse. Rooms are adequate - heat, water, shower, beds all okay. Food is terrible, set out in an unheated cavernous room. Food barely adequate (I swear that exact...More

1  Thank pat z
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Very simple place and very cold. Hardly used the bed because by midnight we were up for the climb up Mt Sinai. Dinner and breakfast were okay. Lots of vendors selling mountain climbing gear. Mt Sinai is the climbing experience of a lifetime. Take a...More

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"A room that has a view of the road up to the mountain is nice, but I believe most have this view."
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"Fitness center? The wilderness walks will put you in good shape."
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"I had booked over the phone a few weeks beforehand; no deposits or e-mails were accepted, but my reservation..."
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