American Colony Hotel - Jerusalem

1 Louis Vincent, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, 97200  show map
 5 stars
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American Colony Hotel - Jerusalem

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Health club

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

 Meeting facilities

Business center

Editorial review:

This 19th-century historic hotel is located near the Old City and has guests ranging from diplomats to world-famous journalists. The rooms and dining are top-notch and this hotel is highly recommended.

Overview

American Colony is a tranquil hotel offering views over Al Aqsa Mosque, Church of All Nations and Western Wall and featuring an outdoor swimming pool, a health club and a courtyard. The hotel opened its doors in 1860 and was remodeled in 2006.

The property is set 10 minutes' walk away from Dome of the Rock, Temple Mount and Garden Tomb. The center of Jerusalem is 3 km away from the venue.

This hotel is conveniently based near palm trees.

The hotel's unique location offers to get to Ben Gurion Intl airport in 45 minutes by car.

Rooms

Some of the quiet hotel rooms feature TV, an electronic safe, a minibar, high-speed internet and a seating area as well as a fridge, coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle. The property boasts views of Liberty State Park from its rooms. The rooms are furnished with elegant wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

A fine selection of international dishes is served at the gourmet restaurant. Guests can relax in the lounge bar serving refreshing drinks. Coffee Bean Cafe and Pasha's Restaurant are situated in a picturesque area, about 250 meters from the venue.

Services

American Colony Hotel provides a slide projector, secretarial services and computers along with dry cleaning, free shuttle service and 24-hour reception.

Relax

The hotel offers a mini club and babysitting for guests with children. Such fitness options as a fitness center and a gym are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   95.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Public areas with access for disabled

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child may stay at the price of USD 80 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel American Colony Hotel - Jerusalem Jerusalem location
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Hotel Address:

1 Louis Vincent, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, 97200

Get directions
City Center
  • Jerusalem
    2.8 km
Airports
  • Ben Gurion Intl (TLV)
    40.9 km
  • Sde Dov (SDV)
    55.6 km
Train Stations
  • Malkha
    6.1 km
  • Malcha Train Station
    6.1 km
Restaurants
  • Coffee Bean Cafe
    200 m
  • American Colony Hotel Arabesque Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary)
    320 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    95

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Rooms and availability

American Colony photos Room Hotel information
Superior Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 25 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Located primarily in the main building, designed to meet our most exigent guests’ expectations

Room facilities
    American Colony photos Room
    Pasha Classic Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Queen-size bed or Double bed
    Size: 35 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Each room was built to order with typical Ottoman architecture of the 1800’s. Step back more than a hundred years and lose yourself in history.

    Room facilities
      American Colony photos Exterior
      Pasha Deluxe Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
      Size: 38 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      The famous original rooms built by the Turkish Pasha in the 1800’s for his three wives. Three rooms in the Courtyard for summer time and three rooms above for the winter. They are all completely refurbished using our best efforts to respect the charm and the atmosphere of the original building. There are additionally a number of these rooms in the East House, most with gardens and balconies

      Room facilities
        American Colony photos Room
        Junior Suite
        Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
        Size: 38 m²
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        One king bed or one queen bed. Modern, contemporary larger rooms, some with wooden ceilings. They are located in the newer parts of the hotel and in the Palm House. Most rooms with a balcony or terrace.

        Room facilities
          American Colony photos Room
          Suite
          Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed or 1 Single bed
          Size: 63 m²
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          One king bed or one queen bed. Unique and luxurious, located in both the old and new buildings, each have a distinctive character of their own, yet all share something in common: a spacious sitting room, a large unique bathroom and meticulous attention to individual decor.
          5 Suites each with their own character, features and design.

          Room facilities
            Penthouse Suite
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            Located in the recently refurbished East House building these rooms are designed in a more modern style.

            American Colony photos Room Hotel information
            Superior Queen
            Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
            Size: 25 m²
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            • Free Wi-Fi
            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
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            A comfortable room located primarily in the newer sections of the Hotel. Recently refurbished.

            Room facilities
              American Colony photos Exterior
              Deluxe Pasha Room Twin
              Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
              Size: 38 m²
              Check Prices
              • Free Wi-Fi
              • Air conditioning
              • Private bathroom
              • — Less information+ More information

              The famous original rooms built by the Turkish Pasha in the 1800's for his three wives. Three rooms in the Courtyard for Summer time and three rooms above for Winter. There are also a number of Deluxe Pasha rooms in the luxurious, quiet East House, all with either private Gardens or patios. They have been completely refurbished using our best efforts to respect the charm and the atmosphere of the original building.

              Room facilities
                American Colony photos Exterior
                Deluxe Pasha Room Double
                Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
                Size: 38 m²
                Check Prices
                • Free Wi-Fi
                • Air conditioning
                • Private bathroom
                • — Less information+ More information

                The famous original rooms built by the Turkish Pasha in the 1800's for his three wives. Three rooms in the Courtyard for Summer time and three rooms above for Winter. There are also a number of Deluxe Pasha rooms in the luxurious, quiet East House, all with either private Gardens or patios. They have been completely refurbished using our best efforts to respect the charm and the atmosphere of the original building.

                Room facilities

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel American Colony Hotel - Jerusalem Jerusalem location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  1 Louis Vincent, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, 97200

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Jerusalem
                    2.8 km
                  Airports
                  • Ben Gurion Intl (TLV)
                    40.9 km
                  • Sde Dov (SDV)
                    55.6 km
                  Train Stations
                  • Malkha
                    6.1 km
                  • Malcha Train Station
                    6.1 km
                  Restaurants
                  • Coffee Bean Cafe
                    200 m
                  • American Colony Hotel Arabesque Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary)
                    320 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2006
                  • Number of floors:
                    4
                  • Number of rooms:
                    95

                  Hotel Awards

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                  Best Luxury Hotels in Israel

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Damascus (Shechem) Gate - 900 m
                  • Time Elevator Jerusalem - 1.4 km
                  • Vielle ville - 1.6 km

                  Popular areas

                  • Kikar Zion - 1.3 km

                  Places of interest

                  • Jerusalem St. Jones Baptist Church - 1.4 km
                  • Temple Mount - 1.4 km
                  • Mur des lamentation, Esplanade des Mosqués - 1.4 km
                  • Western Wall - 1.5 km
                  • Al-Aqsa Mosque - 1.6 km
                  • Old City of Jerusalem - 1.6 km

                  Convention centers

                  • Zion Square - 1.3 km

                  Shopping areas

                  • Rockefeller Archeological Museum - 800 m
                  • Tower of David Museum - 1.5 km
                  • Mahne Yehuda Market - 1.6 km

                  Monuments and Landmarks

                  • Damascus Gate - 900 m
                  • Via Dolorosa - 1.2 km
                  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher - 1.2 km
                  • St. Jones Baptist Church - 1.4 km
                  • Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil) - 1.4 km
                  • Dome of the Rock - 1.4 km
                  • Western Wall - 1.5 km
                  • Garden of Gethsemane - 1.5 km
                  • Church of All Nations - 1.5 km
                  • Mount of Olives - 1.6 km

                  Museums

                  • Rockefeller Archeological Museum - 800 m

                  Business areas

                  • Mamilla open mall - 1.5 km
                  • Mahne Yehuda Market - 1.6 km

                  Golf courses and Country clubs

                  • Time Elevator Jerusalem - 1.5 km

                  Public parking

                  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Mount Scopos - 1.3 km
                  • Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus - 1.4 km

                  Local attractions

                  • Old City of Jerusalem - 1.6 km
                  • Armenian Quarter - 1.5 km
                    David Street, Jerusalem
                  • Four Sephardic Synagogues - 1.7 km
                    Ha Tuppim Road and Misherot Hakehuna, Jerusalem
                  • Western - 1.6 km
                    Western Wall Plaza, Jerusalem
                  • Al Aqsa Mosque - 1.6 km
                    Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif), Jerusalem

                  Near the hotel

                  • Saint George's Cathedral - 200 m
                    20 Nablus Road, Jerusalem
                  • Garden Tomb - 670 m
                    Conrad Schick St, Jerusalem
                  • Rockefeller Archeological Museum - 810 m
                    Sultan Suleman Street, Jerusalem
                  • Yad LaKashish - 1.1 km
                    14 Shitvei Israel, Jerusalem
                  • Museum of the Seam - 430 m
                    4 Chel Handasa Street, Jerusalem
                  • Mea Shearim - 670 m
                    Mea Shearim Street, Jerusalem
                  • Tayelet Haas Promenade - 940 m
                    Daniel Yanofsky Street, Jerusalem

                  Restaurants nearby

                  • Coffee Bean Cafe - 200 m

                  • Cardo Restaurant - 320 m

                    Address: Nablus Road
                    Phone: 02-6270800

                    71% likes this, based on 31 reviews
                    Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Middle Eastern

                  • Turquoise - 420 m

                    Address: 6 Amr Ibn Al Aas St.

                    71% likes this, based on 41 reviews
                    Cuisine: Lebanese

                  • American Colony Hotel Arabesque Restaurant - 320 m

                    Address: Nablus Road

                    66% likes this, based on 91 reviews
                    Cuisine: Contemporary
                    Price Range: CAD 35 - CAD 137

                  • Pasha's Restaurant - 400 m

                    63% likes this, based on 43 reviews
                    Cuisine: Middle Eastern
                    Price Range: CAD 21 - CAD 28

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2006
                  • Number of floors:
                    4
                  • Number of rooms:
                    95

                  Hotel Awards

                  IsraeliHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedJerusalemAmerican Colony

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in Israel

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                  American Colony Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at American Colony

                  Average guest rating

                  8.0out of 10
                  Fabulous
                  Based on 191 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Location
                  8.0
                  Rooms
                  10.0
                  Service
                  10.0
                  Value
                  8.0
                  Dining
                  8.0

                  Guest reviews

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    There was nothing I didn't like. I have been to this hotel several times before and I would go back again without hesitation. It is my favorite hotel in Jerusalem. The staff are expert and beyond reproach, the facility is an oasis within a busy city, and the accommodation and food are top notch!

                  • Couple
                    6.6

                    The bed and cleaness of the room, the gardens were also very nice.

                    The service was awful, we have stayed at many upmarket hotels and for the price we expexted better service. We booked dinner but they had no reservation when we arrived, the table was wobbly and we had to ask 4 times for it to be fixed - they didnt even realise we were staying in the hotel and the food was awful. The staff on the front desk were rude and tried to upsell a bigger room for a "good price" - it made the whole experience tacky and we felt we were being pushed. If it was not for the bad service we probably would have stayed a few more days.

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    There is immediately a feeling of relaxartion when you enter the hotel. The staff are attentive and the service is excellent . Breakfast and lunch in the courtyard is an exceptional experience . I would not hesitate to recommend the hotel .

                  • Group of friends
                    7.8

                    Stayed at the hotel twice during my visit to Isreal. Excellent service, accommodation, location and food.

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    My wife and I liked the first class service.The best hotel I've experienced in the Holy Land!

                    Only one thing. The hotel should have an ATM! Although they are prepared to give one cash from one's Visa card, they will only do it for a 10 per cent commission, which is grossly excessive! There are of course other ATMS in Jerusalem, but we found that many of them were either not functioning properly or would not give more than 400 shekels or were not for use by foreigners.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.6

                    The hotel was an oasis of calm in a troubled city. It had a great cosmopolitan aura with a huge history and this lives on in the large number of business people and diplomats who use the hotel as well as the large number of travellers who are visiting Jerusalem and the Holy Land. The calm in the courtyard was astonishing and the total calm, tolerance and well-being could not be better epitomised than by the way the staff treat the large numbers of birds that live in the courtyard.

                  • Family with children
                    10.0

                    The staff was very courteous and accommodating. We felt welcomed and our request to have the children in our rooms granted. The rooms were lovely, beautifully decorated with a nice view. We use the pool as well, it was very nice. The hotel was within walking distance to the Old Jerusalem in a nice and private neighborhood. We felt safe and enjoyed our stay tremendously. We would go back to Amrecican Colony on our next visit for sure and would recommend it to our family and friends who are interested.

                  • Family with children
                    5.8

                    The open courtyard and breakfast

                    The hotel did not want to honor the room rate posted on Booked.net. There is a lack of clarity in the room description on the hotel website and Booked.net. Standard versus Superior is not explained and should be with a very clear understanding as to how many people can fit in a room.

                  • Group of friends
                    8.8

                    All the amenities. The staff were very obliging and very well trained. Food was good and the rooms and decor very elegant. The hotel has a special quality and the historical element is attractive and very evident. The pool is wonderful and relaxing. The hotel is in a special class however it is very comfortable and welcoming for the "ordinary" guest. thankyou for a great and memorable stay.

                  • Older travelers
                    7.0

                    Location and service as compared with the other hotels in Israel and Jerusalem in particular.

                  • Couple
                    7.8

                    The gardens were beautiful. Loved the architecture and history. It was like an oasis in the desert.

                    We actually decided to upgrade our room to a suite. Our room faced the muslim prayer tower. I did not mind hearing this throughout the day, but at 6 a.m. it was quite the wake-up call. Also, we read that the breakfasts here were out of this world, when in fact out of the 5 hotels we stayed in during our visit to Israel, it would probably be rated 2nd to last.

                  • Family with children
                    8.2

                    beautiful surroundings, great staff, wonderful courtyard and breakfast

                    uncomfortable walk to the old city. While it was only a 15 minute walk, it was difficult and sometimes dangerous with children

                  • Single
                    8.8

                    The American Colony was truly an oasis of calm and elegance amidst the cultural bustle of Jerusalem. An extraordinary breakfast buffet with an impressive array of choices, including delicious local cuisine. Immaculate rooms, attention to comfort, with unique interior features. Beautiful grounds and gardens, and an exquisite central courtyard. 24/7 convenience in the business center, including four computer stations for ease in communicating with home or business. No question, any future trips to Jerusalem would include a stay here again.

                  • Older travelers
                    7.4

                    the staff were very good and helpful. the breakfast was very good and delicious, lots of fresh fruit and cooked food too. The restaurants were quite expensive but very good food. The garden looked nice but it was wrong time of year andtoo cold to go out there, same with the swimming pool. We very much enjoyed reading about and seeing pictures of the Christian heritage of the hotel and the history of it. There was a lovely cellar bar which we enjoyed.

                  • Older travelers
                    7.0

                    Architecture of the hotel, terrasses, internal yard. Also very calm. Staff very friendly.

                    Not really a 5 Star hotel (rather 4 or 4+), although it is satisfactory in many aspects.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel American Colony Hotel - Jerusalem Jerusalem location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  1 Louis Vincent, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, 97200

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Jerusalem
                    2.8 km
                  Airports
                  • Ben Gurion Intl (TLV)
                    40.9 km
                  • Sde Dov (SDV)
                    55.6 km
                  Train Stations
                  • Malkha
                    6.1 km
                  • Malcha Train Station
                    6.1 km
                  Restaurants
                  • Coffee Bean Cafe
                    200 m
                  • American Colony Hotel Arabesque Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary)
                    320 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2006
                  • Number of floors:
                    4
                  • Number of rooms:
                    95

                  Hotel Awards

                  IsraeliHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedJerusalemAmerican Colony

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in Israel

                  Use Badge