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Recent Jerusalem reviews

  • Loved every moment!

    "We’ve stayed in Jerusalem before,in hotels and in vacation apartments, but this was a winner! The location is incredible, so close to Mamilla, the Old City and the kotel. We were celebrating a family event, and we had ample room in the huge salon, with its impressive arches and domed ceiling, for entertaining all the family, together with family and friends. We created quite an atmosphere. The kitchen was kosher – we needed that. There was wifi and even a phone with a US number – great to keep up with business back home. Bedrooms were comfortable. Had TV’s that we barely turned on - we were so busy. Oh, and the patio outside was wonderful..for some morning coffee and croissants. Sharon was a pleasure to deal with, from booking, to answering our questions about guides, restaurants etc. A great experience – we wouldn’t stay anywhere else from now on."
    Guest: rose cohen Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: January 30, 2014
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  • Great location, especially if you like walking.

    "2 floor with minimal stairs in a residential building. Parking is available on the back, which is important in this vicinity. Residential street entrance. Some noise from the outside as the back of the house is close to a very busy street, but you cannot hear it if you close the windows. The apartment is nice and sizable. Light and bright. Floorplan is good and open. After the initial confusion over the number of people who would stay at the apartment, everything was smooth. The owner is responsive on the phone. The deposit was returned promptly. The apartment does not get cleaned while you stay there and the dust collects quickly, just something to keep in mind. Cable and two TV sets, including one in the bedroom. Wi-Fi has good speed. A bakery, a cafe, a fruit and vegetable store and some souvenir shops are around the corner. Public transportation is great. The buses run frequently and will get you anywhere in the center quickly. You can walk to King David tower / gate in about 35 minutes if you walk fast. Great place for the money!"
    Guest: Dimitri K. Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: October 26, 2013
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  • Estupendo apartamento. Muy recomendable

    "Se trata de un apartamento en pleno barrio de Bakah, una zona moderna y residencial de Jerusalén a pocos metros de multitud de restaurantes, tiendas y zonas verdes. Un lugar muy agradable para pasar unos días en la Ciudad Santa. EL apartamento es estupendo. preciosa decoración, muy limpio y cuidado, con una cama amplia y comodísima, wifi, TV satélite, cocina, aire acondicionado sistema purificador de agua... todo ello nuevo y en perfectas condiciones. El apartamento es ideal para una pareja, amplio y silencioso. Un lujo!"
    Guest: malarrama Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 23, 2014
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  • Beautiful, clean and updated apartment in convenient location

    "Our family of four stayed in this lovely apartment for a Shabbat weekend (Thursday night to Sunday). We found it to look exactly like the pictures - clean and neat! The beds were comfortable; the heat worked and there was even cable TV and internet. There was ample parking in the neighborhood and we found the location to be excellent for what we wanted; we could walk to the Old City, to worship services at Kol HaNeshama and to friends for lunch in Baka, as well as shopping and eating on Emek Refaim. Iris, the owner, was a delight to deal with and very responsive. She was out of town, but her daughter, with whom we dealt directly, was polite, warm and accessible. This is the first time we have rented a vacation property like this and we found it to be a very good experience. There were a couple of things I wish I knew in advance: 1) While this is a kosher kitchen, it is dairy/parve. When we brought in meat for Shabbat dinner, we used aluminum tins to cook in and paper plates and plastic silverware. The kitchen is not equipped for both milk and meat. There is a plata to heat/keep food warm over Shabbat. 2) There is a cooktop stove and a microwave, but not an oven. 3) We had to supply everything except for toilet paper and liquid soap, such as paper towels, aluminum foil and spices (there is salt and pepper). It was amazing how easy it was to work around these things ... I poached salmon on the stove instead of baking it and we bought prepared food at Machane Yehuda for Friday dinner, so all I had to do was heat it up (which worked great on the plata). We would definitely stay here again!"
    Guest: Jeri R. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 9, 2014
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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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