Sami Hostel

Top choice guest house in Jericho
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One of the West Bank's best budget stays, Sami Youth Hostel is nestled deep in the refugee camp on the outskirts of Jericho with a dozen clean and quiet rooms in an enigmatically furnished two-storey building. By far the best thing about Sami Youth Hostel is Sami himself, who speaks fluent English and treats his guests more like family members than customers.

Coming into Jericho from Hwy 90, take a left at the first roundabout and then continue straight – the guesthouse will be on your right. Failing that, ask locals for ‘Hotel Sami’, and they will point the way.

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Quick description

Located in Jericho, Sami Hostel features a bar, shared lounge, garden, and free WiFi. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen, room service and currency exchange for guests. The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire and car hire are available at the guest house. Jerusalem is 34 km from Sami Hostel, while Bethlehem is 42 km away.


  • Car hire
  • Room service
  • Luggage storage
  • Business centre
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laundry


  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Currency exchange
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Walking tours
  • Family rooms
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Horse riding
  • Internet services
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Shared kitchen
  • Tour desk
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Parking
  • Bike tours
  • Lockers
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Hiking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Mini-market on site
  • On-site parking
  • Cycling
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Airport shuttle
  • Wifi
  • Garden


  • Free WiFi available


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Newspapers


  • Private parking
  • Valet parking

Food and drink

  • Bar


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.