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Petra Hostel

1 David street, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel 14030 (Show on map)

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  • Anna, Italy
  • March 15, 2015
  • Area: Old City
  • Rooms : 42
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Features of Petra Hostel
Facilities

24-hour front desk

airport transfer

ATM/cash machine on site

business center

car park

currency exchange

express check-in/check-out

family room

laundry service

meeting facilities

room service

safety deposit boxes

salon

shops

shuttle service

smoking area

tours

 
Sports and Recreation

solarium

  
Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 
Parking

car park

  
Languages Spoken

English

Hebrew

Russian

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Conveniently located in Jerusalem, Petra Hostel is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. The hotel is not too far from the city center: just 3 km away, and it normally takes about 60 minutes to reach the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

At Petra Hostel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

42 rooms spread over 4 floors provide a warm and pleasant home away from home. Modern comforts such as internet access – wireless (complimentary), refrigerator, desk, bathtub, internet access – wireless can be found in selected rooms. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the solarium. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Petra Hostel.
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Due to the local tax regulation, Israeli citizens are committed to the compulsory VAT, which is payable at the hotel. This tax is not included in the hotel reservation cost and will be collected by the hotel upon check in.



Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-3 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 4-8 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Guests over 8 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

Airport Transfer Fee
19 USD

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate)
0 USD

Check-In From
02:00 AM

Check-Out Until
11:00 AM

Distance from City Center
3 km

Distance to Airport
55 km

Internet Usage Fee
0 USD

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
yes

Number of Floors
4

Number of Rooms
42

Parking Fee (per day)
12 USD

Reception Open Until
02:00 AM

Room Voltage
220

Time to Airport (Minutes)
60

Year Hotel Built
1830

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2007


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Above average

5.8

based on
27 reviews

Value for Money
5.9
Location
9.1
Staff Performance
5.5
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
4.8
Room Comfort/Standard
4.8
Food/Dining
4.5
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Anna D. Couples Italy, March 15, 2015
worst hotel in Jerusalem

the online good thing is the location just close to The King David tower
3
The worst accomodation in Israel. Dirty, no table, no furniture in the room, very poor breakfast, bathroom with open shower without curtain. Terrible! We stay only one night instead of the two already paid with no refund.Who decide to give them two Stars? I've taken also pictures but I can't upload them.
Csongor L. Couples Hungary, February 7, 2015
nice old hostel in superb location

fantastic view of the old city, tasty local breakfast, great Jerusalem-atmosphere
8.7
Soundara S. Solo travelers United States of America, April 22, 2014
I love the location and the front desk are great

location, views from balcony and roof top of Temple Mount
9
I was a solo traveler and had the best experience of Jerusalem and the Old City. Petra sits right inside Jaffa Gate of the Old City.
Ayumi T. Couples Japan, January 1, 2014
Good!

Cost,clean,good location
8.7
It was cozy and good location. Near the Jaffa gate. It takes only 1 min! The staff was friendly. I could get hot shower and clean room.
Annie L. Solo travelers United States of America, December 22, 2013
Very friendly staff

The staff tried to be as accompdating as possible given the government had just taken EVERYTHING from them the day before i arrived. The hotel is in a great location, and affodable
6.3
Because everything had been taken the day before I arrived (beds, blankets, heaters), and the cold temperatures in the city, I ended up canceling the second night I had planned to stay. It would have been nice if they warned me upon checking in that there would be no heat in the room. Otherwise, the staff were very friendly and tried to be accommodating.
Yohei Y. Solo travelers Japan, December 2, 2013
Modest accommodation

Clean location staff
6
That's reasonable and has good location. The room is clean enough for the price I think. Anyway, Israel is a kind of expensive country so I had to stay this kind of hotel. Well, I have no complaints.
Akihiko F. Solo travelers Japan, August 11, 2013
just next to his final

near to the church and gate
6
nothing wrong with hotel but people shared together were stink footers. midnight arrival kept me awaken then could not sleep enough. but I could see sun rise and walk aroub old city early in the morning while pleple are still in bed.
Jevgenijs S. Solo travelers Latvia, May 5, 2013
Really a budget hotel in the heart of Old City

Centrally located, nice view from the roof, easy access to main sightseeing points.
4.7
Well, I do not have too much experience with hostels, but staying at Petra was the worst so far. The whole hotel needs renovation. I have seen some pictures on booking.com and they do not correspond to reality. Our room had a door that could be closed only with a key. Bed linen was also quite worn out but smelled as clean. Beds were not comfortable at all. The was hot water in the shower but no pressure. No soap whatsoever. Staff was quite laid-back and I needed to ask several time to get the things I needed. Breakfast was very basic but enough to feel the stomach. I would not recommend this hostel for more than 1 night.
Cleo L. Solo travelers Hong Kong, January 4, 2013
Great location but rooms have no heating

Cheap and convenient location
6.3
I was there Jan 2-4 so it was cold and there is no heating in my room. Portable heaters are available but it wasn't enough. Hot water is supplied in certain periods of the day and water is sometimes not hot enough. Internet is only available in the reception area. However, the hostel is walking distance to all the touristic sites in the old city so it is great in this sense. Ask to stay in the new wing as rooms are cleaner and newer.
Chae D. Groups Malaysia, October 6, 2012
lousy place

nothing good to comment
3.3
Its lousy. Old building that owner rent n just partician d room n rent out. Even partician work is worse then third world hotel standards. Horrible place. Wont go there if have a choice
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What customers say:
Top attractions in the area:
  • Jaffa Gate (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • Damascus Gate (0.6 Km / 8 min walk)
  • Dome of the Rock (0.7 Km / 9 min walk)
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