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Jerusalem International YMCA, Three Arches Hotel

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The YMCA Three Arches Hotel, with its 152 ft high central bell tower, is a Jerusalem landmark recognized the world over. Designed by the world famous architect of the Empire State Building, the hotel offers a blend of old world charm, friendly hospitality, art works and architectural wonders, together with modern, comfortable accommodations to ensure a pleasant and memorable stay in this remarkable city. The external facade of the hotel bears intricate sculptures and inscriptions in English, Arabic and Hebrew reflecting the YMCA's historical role as a meeting place and a spiritual haven in this intense and ancient city. The beautiful gardens and lawns, graceful shade trees, and stone pathways around the hotel are open for our guests' strolling pleasure. The hotel's public areas feature high-ceiling halls and walls often lined with colorful modern works of Israeli and Palestinian artists. The elegant Archibald C. Harte Restaurant restaurant serves culinary delights to our guests, with its garden terrace a delightful oasis in the midst of the city on sunny days and mild evenings. That same sense of tranquility pervades the hotel's rooms and suites, where guests may relax and gather their strength for days of sightseeing or meetings in bustling Jerusalem. The ancient Jaffa Gate, main entrance to the fascinating walled Old City, is just a few minutes' walk away, as are shops, vibrant cafes and restaurants as well as the cultural attractions and night life of the modern metropolis. Three Arches Hotel awaits your arrival, at the very heart of Jerusalem, where peace and quiet reigns, with a pervasive sense of welcome and well-being.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free parking
Airport transportation
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Indoor pool
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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The rooms are newly renovated. The view from the tower-Priceless. The staff is VERY friendly and helpful. the day we checked out they said we could come back that night and shower and work out in the fitness area if we wanted.
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Response from samsdab10, Guest Relations Manager at Jerusalem International YMCA, Three Arches Hotel
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for your good rating on our Hotel. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We are looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Sincerely, Samer Dababneh Guest relation manager.
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There are not many hotels in Israel like the YMCA Hotel in Jerusalem. A historic building from the 19th century that combines the architecture of the three religions, a place built to bring Jews, Muslims and Christians closer together and a symbol of tolerance. The building
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Response from samsdab10, Guest Relations Manager at Jerusalem International YMCA, Three Arches Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Asaf, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for choosing our hotel to stay in. I am so glad to hear that overall you had a good experience during your stay .Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the near future. Sincerely, Samer Dababneh. Guest relations manager.
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Have always had a good experience working with the staff of this hotel. The decor is beautiful, the location is close to the Old City and Jaffa Street. Rooms are clean and the hotel has access to a great workout gym. Restaurant on location. Wonderful environment! My favorite
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Response from samsdab10, Guest Relations Manager at Jerusalem International YMCA, Three Arches Hotel
Responded yesterday
Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback about our hotel. I am pleased to hear that you found our location to your liking, and pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to host you back again in our Hotel . Sincerely, Samer Dababneh. Guest relation manager
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We spent 6 nights at this hotel based on TripAdvisor reviews and so glad we did! The hotel is historic, in a great location, very well maintained and most importantly excellent customer service. We changed our reservation with a front office clerk from 4 - 6 nights with no
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Response from samsdab10, Guest Relations Manager at Jerusalem International YMCA, Three Arches Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Miki, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your stay at the hotel,and for giving us such a nice rating throughout your visit to Jerusalem and for the YMCA Three Arches Hotel. I am glad that you found our location convenient, which is definitely something we are proud of about our hotel. We truly appreciate your kind words about our hotel and staff. It is definitely a boost for us everytime we hear positive reviews such as this. We hope to welcome you back again to the hotel soon!. Sincerely, Samer Dababneh Guest relations manager.
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This glorious hotel is beautiful in every way and in an excellent location. We especially loved the decor, the restaurant and the friendly and efficient service. The room was clean and cozy. Cannot wait to return!
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Response from HassanAshayer, Guest Relations Manager at Jerusalem International YMCA, Three Arches Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for choosing our hotel to stay in. I am so glad to hear that overall you had a good experience during your stay. Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the near future. All the best, Hassan Ashayer.
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Only the YMCA can confirm the existence of transport, but it would be beyond surprising if they did provide it given the distance. Calling them may be worth the money. Enjoy your trip!
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Dear Manila, Thank you for your message. Actually we are in the city center. So, we are few minutes walking from any site in the city. And everything is reachable with a walking distance. looking forward to welcoming you soon. All the best,
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What are my options for transportation from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv (other than airport shuttle ) thanks
Hello. There are a few good options. Bus 405 is very comfortable and for under $5 (around 16 shekels now) it will take you from the central bus station in Tel Aviv to the Central Bus station in Jerusalem. The coach bus has plenty space for luggage in compartments underneath so if you travel with large bags it wouldn't be a problem. The ride is about 45 minutes without traffic. Bus 480 is another option for commute between central bus station in Jerusalem to one of the Tel Aviv's train stations (Northern part of the city). This might be a better or worse option depending upon where in Tel Aviv you are going to or are coming from. Same price. Train is a good option too but it's more expensive, and if you have luggage, you will have to keep it in the car, which might be a bit of an inconvenience for you and other passengers. Thanks.
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do they have swimming pool?
Yes, pool is available. For todays standards it is tiny, but it has to be seen as historical building. If you look for a pool only then look anywhere else. If you look for a nice hotel near historical Jerusalem with good kitchen ... and pool - my recommendations.
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"The hot water pressure in the basin could be stronger."
"Choose a room at the front side with a view on the beautiful King David Hotel building"
"As for a more renovated room if available."
"Corner suites are bigger and have more windows and brighter."
"Ask for a quieter room."
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PRICE RANGE
US$160 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
jerusalem international ymca, 3 arches hotelymca jerusalem
LOCATION
IsraelJerusalem DistrictJerusalem
NUMBER OF ROOMS
56
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