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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Jerusalem hotel, free Wi-Fi throughout

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In the city centre

This historic boutique hotel, formerly a Pasha's Palace, is housed in a classically Ottoman building in the center of Jerusalem, one kilometer from the Old City and the Rockefeller Museum.

Health club and pool

The Arabesque offers a sophisticated setting for enjoying Arabic cuisine and Val's Brasserie Lounge serves local specialties by the pool. You can exercise in the fitness center, relax in the health club with sauna, or enjoy a splash in the outdoor swimming pool.

Free WiFi, satellite TVs

Guestrooms have a 19th-century Ottoman style combined with contemporary furnishings. Free WiFi and satellite TVs with premium channels are standard, as are bathrobes and matching slippers. Guests can call for room service or snack and sip on provisions from the minibars.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The American Colony Hotel, a member of Leading Hotels of the World, features 2 restaurants, as well as 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Leisure facilities include a health club with fitness center and sauna, and a seasonal outdoor pool. On-site shopping includes a book shop, and a gift shop.

Business travelers can take advantage of the 24-hour business center, computer station, and free WiFi, as well as the hotel's business services. Parking is free, and complimentary English newspapers are offered in the lobby. An airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 95 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Health club 
  • Computer station 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Garden 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

The Cellar Bar - Serving drinks and bar snacks.

The Arabesque - Serving continental and Arabic dishes in a Middle Eastern setting. Open for breakfast Lunch and dinner daily.

Val's Brasserie Lounge - Serving local specialities and continental dishes by the swimming pool at lunch and dinner. Also open for traditional English afternoon tea with sandwiches, scones, cake and strawberry jam.

The Courtyard - Set in the hotel courtyard and featuring a Turkish Fountain and lush greenery and fresh flowers. Open for breakfast lunch and dinner, weather permitting.

The Summer Bar - Offers garden views, while serving drinks, appetizers and other light fare.

Please note that the hotel and its restaurants do not serve kosher dishes, although certain restaurants in the surrounding area can provide these.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 1:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 6 children 1 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • All citizens of Israel will be charged the national value-added tax
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ILS 130 for adults and ILS 80 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ILS 390 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • American Colony
  • American Colony Hotel
  • American Colony Hotel Jerusalem
  • American Colony Jerusalem
  • Hotel American Colony

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 6 children 1 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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