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Near the very heart of Old Jerusalem

After an exhausting flight we arrived around 21.30 at YMCA. Our first contact was with Jalil, that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A beuatiful panorama of Jerusalem

As a former Jerusalem girl, I passed by this place almost everyday, and was amazed when I got to... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Yael C
Modiin, Israel
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Landmark tower designed by Arthur Lewis Harman, the Empire State Building's architect affords dramatic views over the entire city.
26 King David Street, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-569-2694
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After an exhausting flight we arrived around 21.30 at YMCA. Our first contact was with Jalil, that welcomed us at the reception. He gave us all the details about our staying, and he gave us the keys. We were at the 3 floor, on the...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

As a former Jerusalem girl, I passed by this place almost everyday, and was amazed when I got to the top of the tower, absolutely breath taking!

Thank Yael C
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Room facing the (VERY) noisy kindergarten underneath the hotel.Plus lots of noise from the storageroom that was next to room. Add that to a dark and depressing room with a very small window. Was looking forward to staying in this landmark hotel and booked it...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This is a super hotel Basic rooms but A/C and really all you need beautiful setting with an adjacent gym with pool. Highly recommended

Thank stojgniew
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Great old hotel. Big, airy well appointed but well worn. Didn’t bother me. Wonderful restaurant with very good food and attentive service. Big breakfast - variety of food. Hats off to Lubna- cooked eggs to order with a smile.

Thank Connector27643
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The place is beautiful, I took my mom there, we had coffee and later we went to the tower to see the whole city at sunset. It was amazing. The staff is very friendly, especially Ismail was super helpful and professional, always smiling and making...More

Thank Ania P
Reviewed 5 June 2018

YMCA is close to the Old City, across from the famous King David Hotel that over the years has hosted famous political figures from all over the World. Next to it is Abraham Lincoln street, and there you find the Headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist...More

Thank Dudy D
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Today is shavuot. There are hardly no open restaurants in Jerusalem for lunch or early dinner. We had been here a few times in years past, and loved it. So slowly we made our way to this oasis, directly across from the famous King David...More

Thank Marcia M
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Members of our tour group have had several meals here during our stay. We keep coming back because the food is exceptional, the service is great, and the prices are reasonable. Tonight, our server was Nour and she was awesome! Mostly everything shuts down in...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting, close to shopping, Holy Sepulchre etc. Enjoyed a meal at the restaurant. Dined on the patio which offers a beautiful, relaxed setting. Good mix of appetizers, main courses, and desserts! Try the smoked salmon, also the apple crumble dessert is delicious! It was...More

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Response from Marwan S | Reviewed this property |
I a member of the Y.M.C.A for more than 20 years. I don't think that they have this facility. But when you stay in the Hotel you can use the new wonderful 3 level Gym & the swimming pool. The New Gym is not controlled by... More