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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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window
American Colony Hotel The Leading Hotels of the World
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.
- Rooftop terrace
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Fitness facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Poolside bar
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 2
- Free self parking
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Health club
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Outdoor pool
- Computer station
- Smoke-free property
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Spa services on site
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 2
- 24-hour business center
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 92
- Number of floors - 4
- Number of buildings/towers - 4
- Wedding services
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Premium TV channels
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Free toiletries
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Satellite TV service
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- In-room massage available
- Room service (24 hours)
- LCD TV
- Free cribs/infant beds
- 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.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 4 children 1 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for ILS 360 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- All citizens of Israel will be charged the national value-added tax
- Fee for buffet breakfast: ILS 130 for adults and ILS 80 for children (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: ILS 390 per vehicle (one way)
- Rollaway bed fee: ILS 360 per night
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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 4 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.