Set in Jerusalem and with Western Wall reachable within 600 metres, Jaffa Gate Hostel offers concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a shared lounge. The property is located 3.7 km from Holyland Model of Jerusalem, 7.3 km from Rachel's Tomb and 9.2 km from Manger Square. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen, a tour desk and currency exchange for guests. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom with a shower, while some rooms come with a terrace and others also have city views. The units feature bed linen. Popular points of interest near the hostel include Dome of the Rock, Garden of Gethsemane and Church of All Nations. The nearest airport is Ben Gurion Airport, 50 km from Jaffa Gate Hostel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Jerusalem, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8


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Room type
Number of guests
1 single bed
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Jerusalem
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Zihao
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Very friendly host. And beautiful view of the city. Very accessible as it is just passed the Jaffa gate. No need to get lost in the old city
  • Bathsheba
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    This was my second time staying at Jaffa Gate Hostel, and after my first visit I couldn’t imagine staying anywhere else in Jerusalem. The location is beautiful with views of the dome of the rock and the church of the holy sepulchre, the rooms are...
  • David
    Australia Australia
    Ambience Location Exceptional staff Great views of the Old City

Property surroundings

Facilities of Jaffa Gate Hostel

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Hebrew

Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

Jaffa Gate Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 12:00 to 22:00


Until 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Based on local tax laws, guests with a tourist visa to Israel are exempted from paying VAT for their reservation. Israeli citizens and residents ("non tourists" as defined in the VAT law) must pay VAT. This tax is automatically calculated in the total cost of the reservation for domestic customers. For guests booking from outside of Israel, the tax is not included in the total price.

Please inform Jaffa Gate Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Jaffa Gate Hostel

  • Jaffa Gate Hostel is 1,000 yards from the centre of Jerusalem. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Jaffa Gate Hostel is from 12:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Jaffa Gate Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Movie nights
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours

  • The prices at Jaffa Gate Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.