The Best Hostels in Jerusalem

Where to stay when visiting the Holy City?

By Israel Today Staff | | Topics: Hostels
Find the perfect hostels in Jerusalem.
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Abraham Hostel Jerusalem

The Abraham Hostel Jerusalem is located in Jerusalem’s city center, just 350m from the famous Mahaneh Yehuda Shuk and just around the corner from the Davidka light-rail stop. With over 250 beds, the hostel hosts guests from around the world who enjoy its warm atmosphere, convenient location, friendly staff, daily events and tours, and extensive facilities. We look forward to welcoming you to Jerusalem and extending the famous hospitality of Abraham, from Biblical times to your visit.

Where: 67 Hanevi’im St., Davidka Square, Jerusalem, 9470211, Israel.
For more information and reservation click here.


Stay Inn Hostel

When talking about central location, you can’t be more in the heart of downtown than this. The location of the hostel is right at the center of a huge shopping area, minutes-walk from every major public transportation route that counts, not to mention restaurants and bars, tourists attractions, the hip market area, the old city and more, all within walking distance!

All rooms equipped with power and USB outlet and personal light for each bed, air conditioning and private bathrooms in the highest of standards. Wooden Beds are thick and offer high-class comfortable mattresses in specious environment.

Where: 21 King George St. Jerusalem, 6380604, Israel.
For more information and reservation click here.


Cinema Hostel Jerusalem

Whether you’re looking to enjoy the entertainment, swap stories with other travelers or just hang out in a quiet corner, our cozy communal spaces bring a genuine Jerusalem welcome to the Cinema Hostel.

  • Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to answer your questions at reception, which is open 24/7.
  • Rustle up a bite to eat or muck in with other quests to make a meal together in our well-equipped guest kitchen.
  • Soak up the atmosphere of Jerusalem’s vibrant street life while you relax on our spacious and airy balcony.
  • Stay connected with high speed wi-fi. Guests are also welcome to use one of our desktop computers in the media room.
  • Our well-traveled staff are on hand to take bookings and offer advice on the many trips and tours you can take while here.
  • Other communal facilities include a laundry room, luggage storage and a safe for your valuables.

Where: Shamai St 4, Jerusalem, 9463104, Israel.
For more information and reservation click here.


The Post Hostel Jerusalem

THE POST is a stylish urban hostel, serving as a cozy and convenient base for backpackers, travelers, wanderers and experience seekers from all corners of the globe. We offer an eclectic and contemporary blend of design, culture, people and experiences, attracting a wide range of travelers from all corners of the world. Located in the central post office building in the heart of Jerusalem, we are your local comfort zone, where you can really sense what Jerusalem is all about – from the inside. At THE POST, you’re always a local. And you’re always welcome.

We offer over 40 comfortable rooms, including shared rooms (4,8,10 or 12 beds) and private rooms for couples and families. The private rooms are for 2 to 3 guests and also feature a sofa bed and a comfortable chair for maximum comfort and flexibility.

Where: Koresh St 3, Jerusalem, Israel.
For more information and reservation click here.


The Poündak Venue 

The Poündak is a tiny [budget] Hostel and a Big Art center in old Jerusalem.

Built inside an abandoned bank, the Poündak is everyone’s gateway to Jerusalem’s chaotic secrets. Colors, Music, People, Food, Dance, Arts, Politics [and Sleep]. We aim to bring people together – Tourists and Locals. East and West. Punk rock and Cabaret. So we created a middle ground, in the middle of the world!

We believe in the therapeutic powers of creativity, and want to invite the whole world to participate [and party]

Where: Ha-Soreg St 1, Jerusalem, 9414501, Israel.
For more information and reservation click here.


Capsule Inn – Jerusalem

Located on Jerusalem’s Jaff St., Capsule inn was born out of the need for affordable accommodation in the heart of Jerusalem city center. We offer a real alternative to the bunk beds with little privacy in hostels. Every single capsule can be closed, providing the guest with his own little room. The capsule is very modern designed and welcoming you to relax and enjoy satellite tv, ventilation, free wi-fi and other comforts.

Where: Jaffa 35, Jerusalem, 9262828, Israel.
For more information and reservation click here.


Agron Guest House

We are pleased to announce that groups, families and individuals can make reservations to stay in the United Synagogue Alan Tichnor Residence Hall and Learning Center guest house. Located in the heart of Jerusalem, just a 15-minute walk from the old city, this beautiful facility includes comfortable and well-equipped guestrooms, large dining rooms, an auditorium, and an outdoor amphitheater, in addition to classrooms and meeting rooms.

The guest house is under the management of the Israel Youth Hostel Association and is located at 6 Agron Street, Jerusalem. For special rates, identify yourself as a United Synagogue member.

Where: Gershon Agron St 6, Jerusalem, Israel.
For more information and reservation click here.


Citadel Youth Hostel

Come discover the 700-year-old building that has been preserved in its original form!

The Citadel Youth Hostel was voted one of the top 5 hostels in Israel from 2009 to 2013! It is highly recommended by guide books as the place for your budget in town. A superb location, the hostel is located right in the center of the Old City in Jerusalem between the Armenian, Christian and Jewish quarters.

We are just a 2-minute walk from local markets, a 5-minute walk from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, and a 4-minute walk from a tourist information center, City of David and the post office.

We are also close to the new city and an 8-minute walk from Jerusalem’s vibrant night life. We have the greatest view in all of the old city, the most wonderful sunrise with the bright and early call to prayer of the Moazin and ringing church bells.

Live the spirit of the Old City and stay at the citadel!

Where: st Marks Road 20, Jerusalem
For more information and reservation click here.


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