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Bab El-Silsileh 155, Jerusalem, 97500, Israel – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 427 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Chain Gate Hostel.
|Basic Single Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Triple Room with Private Bathroom|
|Quadruple Room with Private Bathroom|
|Bunk Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Bunk Bed in 10-Bed Female Dormitory Room|
|Family Room with Bath||
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Room Service, Packed Lunches, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Baggage Storage, Lockers, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Convenience Store (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
Hebrew, English, Arabic
From 12:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
This property only accepts cash payments.
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Best people best hospitality extremely great location inside the old town
Everything! Good Location,Wi-FI,Good Staff and Cleanness.Price......
Police often asked me that ''where are you going''to go to this hostel because of close location to Rock dome.Just next to this Holy place..
Location is magic, owners are really nice, rooms cosy. It is a small place but overall atmosphere is so relaxed. It is in fact extension of western wall, expect interesting dreams at night.
Nothing to speak of.
Hard to find it because locals spells street name in a different way and don't understand you when you ask them to show the way to street in the address.
Staying in a XV house near The Golden Dome The best location to visit old Jerusalem
Low price compared to the city s standards. Nice and helpful manager.
I was not aware that it takes 20mn walk on streets paved with boulders to get there (no alternative). So you may want to avoid big suitcase or hire a carrier... Very humid (no windows). The old town is quite a hectic place so it would be good to have a quiet place for the night. But this is a hostel, with many beds in the single dorm. No ventilation of the bathroom means that it feels unclean and that the dorm is filled with the vapor each time one takes a shower. Do it yourself breakfast in the small kitchen doesn t help you feel more in a hygienic place.
It's in the Old City. Love the breakfast included. The guy there was very helpful / flexible.
Bit hard to get to/find. Also, no real common areas, so a bit cramped.
嘆きの壁から近く、歴史的な場所にあるホテルです。 ホットシャワーが使え、水量も沢山でます。 コーヒーと紅茶が無料で飲め、有料ではありますが、洗濯機・乾燥機があります。 Wifiも速く、部屋の奥でなければ室内でも電波が届いています。 Very near from historical western wall. You can use the hot shower and its high water pressure. You can use the coin laundry. Free coffee and tea(But not so delicious) The Wifi is strong in the lobby.
突然、神（キリスト教）を信じる心がないから東北大震災が起こった！とのたまい仏教徒の自分を否定する狂っ- た金髪白人女性が働いていました。（たぶん、イスラム教も否定するんでしょうねぇ）ホテルの環境は良いです- が、気分が悪くなりました。 When I had been staying in the dormitory of the room, there is so crazy blonde white woman working. She is the extreme Christian believers that denied the Buddhist. (she may also denied the Islam.) She makes very bad mood for me.
As an historian and of Turkish background I could not have asked for a better place to stay. Built during the tkme of Suleyman the Magnificent the hostel had a very nice charm about it. Situated right next to the entrance of the Dome of the Rock enabled us to go in and out of there when ever we wanted. We got to know the Old City pretty well in a day. As an amatuer photographer I had the best four days there. I will definitely stay there again. 9/10
Very hard to find.it took us an hour from the Jaffa Gate to locate it. In a room with three people it was a bit stuffy and damp.
We arrived quite late on our check-in date so rather than us wake the other people in the dorm room which we'd booked, we were given a private room for the night. This room was comfortable, the only downside being that our voices travelled so you could have no private conversations. The last two nights of our stay were spent in a dorm room of about 12 beds with four other travellers. With only one bathroom (one shower, one toilet) for this dorm, I could not imagine how it would have coped for a full-room - the noise from the toilet also travelled throughout the dorm room which could be quite uncomfortable. One night whilst we were staying there was a problem on Temple Mount, and as we were staying right next to the Muslim Entrance (Chain Gate) we heard the riots happen right outside our hostel - for about two hours rocks were being thrown at our hostel, people were shouting in Arabic outside and the hostel management were arguing heatedly with the rioters; this made it very uncomfortable and scary for us, and the management did not come to tell us what is was about or comfort us that we were safe - this was quite unsettling. Overall, the decor of the hostel was nice, walls made out of Old City stone, but privacy and communication could be improved.
Very clean rooms. Good WiFi. Cost was good considering the very good location, in the centre of the old city 2-3 min walk from the western wall. Very informative staff who could give times and locations of everything I asked.
Mixed dormitory, with a highly religious lady who lives in the hostel
Bed was ok and clean, ac, and wifi in the public place strong, not in the room. In the middle of the city. 3 privat room and 1 dorm, 2 shower for all of us. Breakfast simple, bred and humus. Coffe and hot water/ tee all time avalaible. Personal friendly, not always there and not the best english.
Cheapest price, so thats what you get. I had 1 priv. room, small but ok for me. I choose the hostel cause of location, mistake, jerusalem old city is not big, you find easaly everything by walking. Food is exp. in thr old city, so you have to walk outside for normal prices. Military police is agresiv and always stopp you on you way to hostel, and not in a friendly way... If u have only 1 day okay, you can see the city and you sleep nearby, if not, choose something outside the walls, you have more freedom.
I stayed a few days at this place and i really enjoyed staying there.. Very friendly and helpfull people:)) i really recommend this place to others who want to be near everything in jerusalem! I say Yes to this place!
Staff not always available when you need them
Location ... see also the comment in " what didn't you like " section.
Well, it is not the fault of the hotel or the staff ... The hostel/hotel is next to the "Dome of the Rock" and there were armed policemen stationed around the area. They asked you, questioned you all the time when you go out or come back, sometimes a bit annoying ...
Given the troubled times at the moment in Jerusalem the hostel felt very safe. Not a lot of passing people as its at a dead end. Inside its amazing.
Now I think that the place gave me a real feeling of Jerusalem, but during our stay there it seemed frightening. The situation at the time was tense, so there was a lot of strange sounds of shooting at night. The presence of the police just outside the hostel could be an advantage to some point, but it felt strange...
We had a doubl room, without a window, looked like a prison room a bit. You could hear everything through the door, so if you want some privacy and good sleep forget about it.Kitchen very small and only a small table with 2 chairs for eating in the corridor (can't imagine a bigger number of guests there, there were only three of us then).Don't expect a reaI big breakfast.I guess for the price we paid it was acceptable...
Location and interior of the hostel can really make your experience in Jerusalem more authentic
Be ready that the old city becomes empty after 7pm - so it's not easy to find a place to eat& drink nearby
Perfect location. Truly amazing service given by a very helpful staff! Breakfasts were ok.
If you need absolute privacy and noiseless room for sleep, this is probably not the best choice: There is about 15 cm gap between the bottom of the door and the floor and the only window is to the hostel's hall (can't really judge, since this is the only Jerusalem's hostel we visited).
caring, honest, and helpful staff
occasional smell of smoke
close to most sites in the old city and demascus gate. Staff helpful
quite noisy at night
The location couldnt be closer to major attractions in jerusalem. People nice.
The hostel is small and quite basic. Shared facilities.
Location was nice. Good cleaning and fairly good beds. An authentic interior!
Due to the temple gate there was a lot of noice from outside (soldiers started to talk loud from 6am
Western wall nearby!
Inside police check zone
The Chain gate Hostel is the best Hostel I have been to in the Old City area. It is very clean, friendly, and right next to the main attractions of the area. Staff is very helpful.
To find the Chain gate Hostel, you will have to go to the Western Wall area and ask for exact directions. You go into a Muslim area towards the Dome of the Rock and the only way they will let you through is if you say you are staying at the Chain Gate Hostel. Once you find your way there, it is an excellent place to stay.
Good location, clean, friendly staff.
Breakfast was too basic.
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