***Stunning Boutique Penthouse***

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Ben Sira, Jerusalem, Israel

The Space

Our beautiful apartment is located in the very center of Jerusalem few steps from the Mamila Mall only one minute walk from the buses and the light train, 15 minutes walk from the Western Wall. 5 minutes walk from Jaffa gate and the walls of the old city and 5 minutes walk from the Great Synagogue.There is no problem to find the place with a taxi or a private car (that can stop few meters from the apartment.)
Please read the instructions which would be shown to you after you confirm the reservation.
It is near most major religious sites in the Old City, cultural sites, museums, shopping and entertainment.
In the building itself there is a mini-market, a pizza place, a sandwich bar and a restaurant. In the building next by there is a synagogue.

The beautiful apartment is located on the third-floor for privacy and quiet from the bustle of the street.( My father who lived in this penthouse before when he was 86 years old had no problem to go up the stairs).Additionally, a balcony overlooking the spectacular and rare beauty of the Independence Park provides a place to relax; promising an apartment full of fresh air so you can take in the clear and clean unique Jerusalem vacation atmosphere.
Smoking is allowed only at the balcony.

The apartment has a bedroom, luxurious huge living room with a pull-out sofa, a newly renovated bathroom, a lovely kitchen and a huge balcony . Please pay attention that the dayly and weekly price on July and Augoust is higher than the regular.
Within few minutes walk you can find many many resturants of all the kinds, galleries,supermarkets,shops actually all you could possibly need.

Parking Options:
*All the streets around the penthouse: Ben Sira,Hillel,Agron,Slomtsion,Yanay etc.,have municipal parking.(Payment :Sunday-Thursday from eight AM to seven PM ,Friday till one PM).
*There are 6 parking lots around few minutes walk.2 in Mamila (First two hours free,40 NIS per day),2 on Hillel Street,1 on Ben Sira Street 1 in the Jerusalem Municipality.
*You can use the free parking in the entrance of Jerusalem on Mount Hertsel and from there you can take the light train for 15 minutes drive.
If you are planning to stay only in Jerusalem consider not using a car because the penthouse is few minutes walk from the light train and the buses.

We provide:
• full privecy
• very large new designed rooms
• full equipped kitchen (including: microwave, electric stove, electric hot plate and a samovar for Shabbat, shabbat clocks, 2 fridges and a freezer)
• free wifi
• two large hdmi TV with cables
• central air conditioner
• family jacuzzi (for 4 people)
• Everything you need for a perfect shower
• big balcony with vew and a round table with chairs
. a washing machine and a dryer.
. hair dryer
. Bed linen and towels
a double bed sofa in the living room
two more rollaway beds in the store room
a crib for the babies

We promise an amazing visit in the holy city.
Feel free to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Other Things to Note

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Shalom dear guests
The code for the iron door downstairs is 1559*.The door to your flat would be open and the keys would be in the drawer under the t.v in the living room.
The name of the wifi network is Elijahouse and the password is my cell number (phone number hidden).
We have to be in touch with (website hidden) please have a phone number that we can call you and you can call us without paying a lot of money .You can get cheap cards in this link :
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In order to have hot water in the bath please check first we have a very good solar system. If you need more hot water turn on the switch on the wall to your left before you enter the bathroom. The switch has small light inside that turns on and it has a small sticker on it. It might take up to one hour in the cold days. Pay attention you have to turn the taps to the right in order to get hot water in the bathroom. Not to the left as usual.
The air-condition spot is above the t.v in the living room at the ceiling corner.
Take the black remote control put it on the right mode (Pay attention in every time you put it on that it is in the hot mode in the winter which looks like a small sun and the cold mode in the summer, sometimes it might change when you turn it off).To keep the bedroom absolutely quite please shut the big window behind the window in the bedroom.
The washing machine and the dryer are outside in the balcony in a warehouse
You can't use the washing machine and the dryer together it is too much for the power.
In order to turn on the washing machine you have to turn on the security switch inside the flat. You can find the switch before you enter the kitchen on your right
The security switch is next to the switch that moves the electric shutter in the living room and it should be pressed to the upper side.
Smoking is allowed only at the balcony.
Good Luck and enjoy
Gitit & Idi

Parking Options:
All the streets around the penthouse: Ben Sira ,Hillel ,Agron, Slomtsion, Yanay etc .,have municipal parking.(Payment :Sunday-Thursday from eight AM to seven PM ,Friday till one PM. Please don't park in red white pavements.
*There are 6 parking lots around few minutes walk : 2 in Mamila (First two hours free,40 NIS per day),2 on Hillel Street,1 on Ben Sira Street 1 in the Jerusalem municipality.
You can use the free parking in the entrance of Jerusalem on Mount Hertsel and from there you can take the light train for 15 minutes drive.
If you are planning to stay only in Jerusalem consider not using a car at all because the penthouse is few minutes walk from the light train and the buses
Feel free to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Thank You for choosing us…It is a great honor and pleasure to host you.

Gitit & Idi

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 5
Extra people: $15 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $790 /week
Monthly Price: $2967 /month
Cleaning Fee: $59
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • Excellent location near Mamilla Cemetery and just a short walk to the Old City. Lots of space and a nice balcony for some down time. Can get a little noisy due to bars and restaurants nearby but wasn't too bad. Lots of stairs to get up to the Penthouse but if you can handle walking around the Old City then it won't be a problem. Great communication from the hosts - very kind and helpful. Would recommend!

    April 2014
  • Never again....Internet service did not work, lighting by the bed did not work, washing machine went off regularly, heater did not work the first night..... ( our German neighbors fared much worse!

    March 2014
  • The specification and location of this apartment were very close to those described by the host in Airbnb bulletin and the host were very attentive to our calls and needs. At the last day we have a late flight and the host was very gracious in allowing us to stay after the official check out time. We enjoyed our staying in Jerusalem very much and the apartment was very important part of our satisfaction. The place is quite but at night is can be a bit noisy due to Bars and restaurants that operate near by at street level.

    March 2014
  • Beautiful apartment in the centre of Jerusalem. We stayed for 2 nights, it was clean and modern. A very good price-quality combination.

    March 2014
  • Our stay in Jerusalem was perfect in every way, The hosts Gitit & Idi Bar-Avin were helpful in so many ways and we enjoyed talking with him. The apartment is in the best location possible, it is 3 blocks from Jaffa Gate to Old City Jerusalem; and only 2 blocks to train and bus services. The apartment has every amenity you could possibly need and was so much more than we expected. I don't think there is a better place to stay in Jerusalem. Our host even helped arrange transportation back to Tel Aviv as our flight left so early in the morning. If I could give more stars I would. Thank you so very much for everything.

    February 2014
  • Best location. Nice available host. Suggest pillowcases starter paper towels. Sun picture on remote is heat mode. Switches Could be marked better. Patio great. Overall fine and hope to return. Mel

    February 2014
  • Un gran departamento muy bien ubicado, Falta solo algunos detealles en su mantenimiento.
    El check in fue un poco complicado, y no todo estaba preparado como debia haber sido, a nuestra llegada, probablemente por ser fin del Shabat (dia feriado) pero los detalles se solucionaros rapidamente y en forma absolutamente satisfactoria.
    Idi siempre estuvo disponible y llano a proporcionarnos la mejor estadia posible en su departamento,

    February 2014
  • This apartment is great. Really great location, very close to Ben yehuda and the old city. We were a group of 5 and the cot that they left us was pretty terrible for the fifth person but otherwise, no complaints.

    January 2014
  • Our family of four spent five nights in this apartment, which is located very conveniently to both the old city and city centre. It is a short 5 minute walk through the Mamila shopping arcade to the Jaffa Gate, or, alternatively, 5 minutes to the New Gate and 10 minutes to the Damascus Gate. Also, you are 2 minutes from Jaffa Street, where you can take the light rail to the Mahane Yehuda market and Yad Vashem. The apartment itself is very spacious and well set out with a large bedroom and bathroom (good hot water), kitchen and an enormous balcony. The two TV's are nice as is the heater/AC unit but it would be helpful to have more explicit instructions on how to operate them.

    We did, however, have some concerns over the cleanliness of the apartment: on first entering, it feels clean but looking more closely reveals a number of issues that should be addressed: the couch is stained and 'grotty', paint is peeling from several walls, there are water/mould stains in the bathroom, and it looks as though nobody has cleaned under the bed for years. It is great to have a washing machine but the dryer needed a good clean, as there was lint and hairs throughout, along with wet sheets and towels inside, which we had to dry, fold and put away ourselves - perhaps the cleaner was rushed and forgot them. The balcony is lovely, but the view is largely over rubbish-strewn rooftops. As others have pointed out, the pillows are rock hard and it is a real stretch to say that it sleeps six. There are a couple of foldaway beds, foam pads and extra sheets in the storage room (OMG, get out as quick as you can!), but they only suit a small child.

    The owners were very helpful, although we did not meet them personally. We appreciated their prompt responses via phone and email. As this apartment is marketed as a "Stunning Boutique Apartment", we feel it is necessary for them to attend to its deficiencies.

    Finally, if self-catering, avoid the 24 hour market opposite the Mamila Hotel - it is a total rip-off! Use the friendly little shop just outside the apartment for basics, the Mahane Yehuda market (vibrant, lively), the souks around Damascus Gate or try to find a larger supermarket.

    January 2014
  • Exclusively convenient location of apartments, and also cleaness and cosiness inside, allow me to call Stunning Boutique Penthouse one of the best options of placement in Jerusalem.
    The spacious and light apartment with a functional kitchen and the big terrace, a convenient big bed and a spacious bathroom has wonderful hosts. Their attention to my stay in apartments was unostentatious and paternally careful.

    January 2014
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we have a big family and we really think that it is a very important thing to have many guests and make their vacation good and happy.Our penthouse is in the best location in Jerusalem 1 minute walk from the Mamila mall . There is a small super market in our building and many great resturants in our (website hidden)'s our pleasure to make your stay in Jerusalem a perfect stay.
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