Citadel Youth Hostel, Jerusalem

  • Name: Citadel Youth Hostel
  • Location: 20 St Marks Road, Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Old City 00972
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  • Telephone: +972 26285253
  • Available Types: Triple, Double, Standard Rooms and Dorm Beds
  • Amenities: Free wifi, kitchen, lounge area, rooftop patios
  • Service Offered: Arrangement for tours and free maps
  • Included Accessories: Liens and towels for single, double and triple rooms
  • Date Reviewed: November 16, 2015
360 View of Jerusalem from Rooftop Patio
360 View of Jerusalem from Rooftop Patio

Citadel Youth Hostel is a budget accommodations offering single, double, triple rooms and dorm beds for visitors coming to Jerusalem.  The location is conveniently located in the Jaffa Gate of the Old City and minutes walking distance to most the major attractions including, Dome of the Rock, the Western Wall, Church of the Holy Sepulchre and bus stations to West Bank cities of Bethlehem and Ramallah and the shuttle to King Hussain Bridge to Amman.


  • Location, minutes away from markets, all major attractions and holy sites in the Old City
  • Friendly and knowledgable staff standby 24 hours a day
  • Competitively priced for budget backpackers
  • Instant coffee vending machine available
  • Multiple hot water showers
  • Roof top patio overlooking Jerusalem
  • Free self-serve baggage storage with video monitoring

Don’t likes:

  • Small rooms
  • Sometimes cold at night during winter
  • Low ceilings in many areas and rooms