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2 BDR with Balcony ► Best Location: Center of German Colony / $149.All.Inclusive

Bedrooms 2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, German Colony (Sleeps 4-5 GERMAN COLONY)

This light and bright apartment has been recently renovated, furnished and equipped. The decor consists of muted tones of pale beige and white creating a calming atmosphere.

You will find 2 comfortable bedrooms and a living room/dining area with an exit to a lovely balcony, where you may choose to have your meals or simply enjoy sitting in the sun. The apartment is located on the second floor of a Jerusalem stone building, in the heart of the German Colony, right off Emek Refaim, yet very quiet all day and night and surrounded by fruit trees. This apartment lends the perfect balance to a Jerusalem vacation: the dynamic city of Jerusalem at your fingertips and the serenity of your home waiting for you after a day of touring!

** Our property is listed on different websites and Homeaway/Vrbo gathers all of them (that's why it can appear several times, at different price depending on each website commission and exchange rate)


• Internet / WiFi • Flat screen TV • Cable/Sat: more than 400 English channels • Air Conditioning • Heating • Washer/Dryer

• Kosher Kitchen (with dishes, utensils, pots/pans, stove, toaster, oven, refrigerator/freezer, electric water kettle, shabbat hot plate, water heater...)

• Linens and Towels • Phone (incoming calls) • Iron/Ironing board • No Pets, Non smoking

Sleeps 4+ (we can always add a folding bed and/or a crib on request - free of charge)

The Best Location! Located just off the trendy Emek Refaim St. with about 30 restaurants & cafes, supermarkets, health store, laundry services, gift shops, the Jerusalem swimming pool & gym, cinemas, banks, mobile phone rental, synagogues etc.

It’s also within walking distance of the Old City, the main hotels (Inbal, King David, David Citadel), the Great Synagogue, the Jerusalem Theater and Mamilla Center.

There is a taxi station on Emek Refaim and frequent buses to all parts of Jerusalem (lines 4, 4a, 18, 21).

Walking distance:

· 1 minute from Emek Refaim

· 10-15 minutes from Inbal hotel, King David hotel, the great synagogue

· 20 minutes from Mamilla center, David Citadel hotel

· 25 minutes from the old city (and only 10 minutes by car/taxi)

** Please note that check-in and check-out is possible every day of the week but not on Shabbat (from Friday evening to Saturday evening).

Do you have a question? You can call us at 00.972. or +19292484154

Keywords: Israel, Jerusalem, Vacation, apartment, German Colony, near Emek Refaim, near Hotels

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, Hebrew
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Benyamin

We moved to Israel 16 years ago and lived in Tel Aviv before coming to Jerusalem. We immediately loved the German Colony area, probably one of the most beautiful part of Jerusalem, full of trees and flowers, lovely streets and with typical style houses.

Benyamin purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Benyamin chose Emek Refaim

We wanted a house closed to Emek Refaim, yet very quiet, with an open outlook.

What makes this apartment unique

The location is definitely one of its unique benefits, as well as the spacious living room and the balcony where you'll love having breakfasts...


Emek Refaim Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Beds can be joined to make a double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , The second bed can be raised to make a double bed
  • A folding bed is also available for a fifth guest, Baby Cribs (1) Crib on request
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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2 BDR with Balcony ► Best Location: Center of German Colony / $149.All.Inclusive
average rating of 4.9268293 based on 41 reviews

Charming apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Binyamin's apartment in the German Colony. The apartment is clean, well appointed and in a terrific location! The owners were helpful, responsive, generous and polite throughout the rental process. We were sad to leave and we look forward to staying there again in the future!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved this apartment!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed in this lovely apartment. The pictures on VRBO were inviting. We like the white decor and the light coming in. We loved the location. There are plenty of restaurants and coffee shops nearby, and the Old City and City Center are a nice walking distance away. The apartment has a lot of light, was clean, and comfortable. The owners are very accommodating. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best place to stay in Jerusalem

  • 5 of 5

This wonderfully light and beautiful home is in the heart of the German Colony. The location is fantastic and the unit is very attractive and reasonably priced. It is the perfect location to walk to the Old City, Ben Yehuda Street, the Promenade and Jaffa Street. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and the birds sing every morning. The owner is most responsive and has prepared a wonderful set of materials to make your visit special. You won't regret renting this unit and will return again in the future.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet Masaryk, we already miss you...

  • 5 of 5

From the pictures and reviews online we were already quite confident about this venue but we were pleasantly surprised to find that it exceeded our expectations. Benyamin was very helpful both before arrival and during our stay and the apartment was immaculately clean and very homey. Just sitting on the porch in the cool hours of early Jerusalem morning made our stay worthwhile. For anyone looking to fully experience Jerusalem - with its quiet residential streets right up against its vibrant thoroughfares, this is your place.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy apartment in great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

This apartment provided everything we needed to feel like a local in Jerusalem for a week. It was very clean and convenient to everything. The little balcony provided a great place for breakfast each morning. We bought croissants and challah from the bakery down the street! We also walked up to the restaurants and playground at First Station on Shabbat. We were surprised at how many places were open and close to us. Benyamin was a great host and answered all our questions quickly. We would definitely stay again.

Although it is close to a main road, it is very quiet. Access to everything (markets, cafes, buses, taxis) was easy. The 18 bus came frequently for direct trips to the Old City and Mehane Yehuda markets. We could even walk back from Mt Zion and the Old City in about 30 minutes. Coming from Tel Aviv, we found it easy to take the train to Jerusalem. The 18 bus from Jerusalem Malha station stops at the top of the street. Otherwise a taxi just takes 15 min.

Great apartment, clean, convenient and very quiet. It was exactly as pictured. We'll be back next time we return to Israel.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment and it's location made our trip so much more enjoyable. The apartment is sunny, with cross-breezes in the evening, and if it ever gets too hot during the day the air conditioning works great. The location is steps off of Emek Refaim- groceries, restaurants, Jerusalem Pool, the best little shops. And a half block in the opposite direction is the HaRakevet (walkway- greenspace) where my kids could run and there are no cars. There are 2 paths one for walking one for biking. They lead to First Station ( 10 min walk) which is awesome- restaurants, shops, free events, rides and playhouse for kids. Very well done. Across from First Station is the public park- also very nice with a huge skateboard/scooter park. First Station also has a FREE shuttle to the Old City. So you never have to look for parking! This is really the place to be!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Old City of Jerusalem
The Western Wall
Mahane Yehuda Market
Mamilla Mall
German Colony (HaMoshava HaGermanit)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55.15
Damage Deposit $245.13

PRICE IS ALL INCLUSIVE: fast wireless internet, electricity, gas, water, cable tv, building and municipal taxes, clean up before and after your stay, fresh towels and linen

Please note that check-in and check-out is possible every day of the week but not on Shabbat (from Friday evening to Saturday evening).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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