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Recent Jerusalem property reviews

  • City of Gold rentals

    "My personal thoughts are that you Avi Goldberg is a really awesome "agent". It is a tremendous act of kindness that you (or your wife?) greet your guest upon arrival to the apartment. After a long trip it seemed so pleasant. Thank you. This is so much better and warmer than the key under the mat. The way you took care of the minor inconveniences (like I didn't know how to operate hot water)--and the speed was truly amazing. Your clients ought to appreciate the highest level of dedication you have to the properties. But enough about Avi, the manager. The apartment is in a beautiful neighborhood. It was meticulously clean and actually very well- appointed. It was spacious and pretty, with nice decorations, and a variety of books left by the owners for us to read. The WIFI is faster than I have in the US, and as I came to work,a s well as "play", this was important to me. (Again, Avi provided passwords, and waitied until I could get online, and then repeat,.....but enough about him). Having rented in Jerusalem several times over the last 7 years, I can only say that there will be no looking elsewhere; whatever City of Gold/Avi have is where I would stay."
    Guest: MOSHE Date of Stay: February 2012 Review Submitted: February 21, 2012
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  • Great Jerusalem Apartment - German Colony / Katamon

    "My family, my wife, 17 yr old son and myself stayed in the Royalinn & Suliman's court apartments this past Pessach. The apartments were exactly as advertised. They were clean and very comfortable. I was extremely satisfied with the cleanliness of the apartment. It is also a nice size as we did not feel cramped even with a few extras folk who slept over during the Chag. Well located being 3 blocks from Emek Refaim, with all its restaurants and supermarket etc. Not a bad walk to the city center and Kottel perhaps 25 – 30 min. Aviva and her entire family were an absolute pleasure. Nothing ever too much even getting a few extra pieces of Shmurah matzah when we ran short. We would definitely come back."
    Guest: Fred Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
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  • An absolute pleasure

    "I recently had the pleasure of staying at this charming Jerusalem cottage for a few days. The cottage is fully equipped, tastefully decorated, very clean,quiet and perfectly located. Situated in the German Colony you are right in the midst of a wonderful area,quiet streets, cafés,restaurants, and walking distance to all the beautiful sites of the city. Aron and Judy are wonderful hosts. I look forward to returning to this lovely spot. Yossi Dayan India"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: April 1, 2014
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  • great location, clean and comfortable

    "We really enjoyed staying in this apartment. It was clean and well-maintained, in a reasonably quiet building, and the location near Emek Refaim was great - plenty of restaurants, etc. It can be hard to find parking in the neighborhood, so the fact that the apartment had a parking space associated with it was great."
    Guest: Rachel Date of Stay: May 2013 Review Submitted: May 22, 2013
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Jerusalem Travel Tips

Visitors to Jerusalem Vacation Rentals

Jerusalem is a city of great significance to three major faiths, namely Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Many travelers to Jerusalem therefore visit as part of a religious pilgrimage. The city has many historic sites that are of significance to the different religions. As a city that is more than 3,000 years old, it has a deep and interesting history. The architecture is diverse and dates back several centuries. Even if you don’t have a religious interest, you can appreciate the city’s wealth of interesting sites.

When to Visit Jerusalem Apartments

The popular tourist seasons tend to revolve around significant holidays in the various religious calendars. Many Christians come to Jerusalem at Easter time to visit the sites associated with the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. The summers are hot and dry with temperatures frequently reaching around 30 degrees Celsius. Winters are relatively mild but very wet. Most of the rainfall occurs between October and April. The coldest months are generally December and January and light snowfalls have been known to occur. Most visitors tour Jerusalem in the summer months as the vast majority of attractions and sites are outdoors.

Getting to Jerusalem

The nearest international Airport is Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv. Several major international airlines have regularly scheduled flights into Tel Aviv. For flights from the USA and North America, you will most likely have to route via one of the major European cities. The airport has very strict security measures and it is not uncommon for security staff to interrogate arriving visitors in depth and search their luggage. Be prepared for lengthy delays in getting through security and customs and make sure that all your travel documentation is in order.

The Ben Gurion Airport is linked to Jerusalem by Highway 1 and travel time is between 40 and 50 minutes if there is no traffic congestion. The easiest way to travel to Jerusalem from the airport is by taxi. Check the fare before setting out, it is usually a set fare. There are also regular buses that run between Jerusalem and the airport. These are somewhat cheaper but you may have a bit of a walk from the bus stop to your apartment upon your arrival in Jerusalem.

Significant Sites Near Jerusalem Lodging

Most of the religious historic sites are contained within the Old City. For Jewish visitors, the most holy sites in Jerusalem are the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. The wall is also known as the Wailing Wall. It is believed to be the only remaining wall of the original temple built more than 2,000 years ago. Jewish people from all around the world come to the wall to petition their prayers for the restoration of Jerusalem and the nation of Israel. Small pieces of paper can be seen protruding from the cracks in the wall. These are the prayers left by visitors.

Also on the temple mount is the most important Islamic site in the city. Here you will find the Dome of the Rock which is an impressive golden dome decorated with verses from the Koran. It is also the site of Al-Aqsa Mosque which marks the spot where the prophet Mohammed is believed to have ascended to heaven.

For Christians, there are several significant sites well worth visiting. The Via Dolorosa is believed to follow the path of Jesus’s last day on earth. It travels from the Garden of Gethsemane through the Stations of the Cross up to Golgotha where the crucifixion took place. There are many shrines and chapels at different places along the route. There is also the Garden Tomb where it is believed Jesus was buried, as well as the nearby Mount of Olives where he ascended into heaven.

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