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About the Hotel

The Jerusalem Hotel is a family managed heritage hotel with a personal and friendly service. It has been in the Saadeh family since 1960. A great deal of effort has been exerted to care for the smallest details producing a differentiated and distinguished property providing the utmost for the discerning guest.

The Jerusalem Hotel is situated in an old Arab mansion originally built by a feudal lord in the heart of the ancient city of Jerusalem. The authentic Arab architecture of the last century has been retained and accentuated in the arched windows, high ceilings, cool stone flagging and secluded vine garden. The thick stone walls cut from creamy Jerusalem stone, have been exposed and pointed with traditional Arabic plaster.

The hotel has undergone a series of renovations since 1991 and is carefully refurbished with arabesque furniture. Rooms and lounges are timelessly decorated with antiques adding an eastern oriental inspiration leading the imagination of guests into the wonders of Jerusalem's vast history.

There are two original eating areas in the hotel. The Garden patio is designed to simulate a Palestinian village by emphasizing a variety of features, the most important being the grape pergola, which provides a natural refuge from the city clamor. The second area is a 300 year old cozy, cross vaulted ceiling cellar reserved mostly for private functions and hotel guests breakfast buffet. Local and international dishes are served daily either as a full meal or a snack at reasonable prices.

The Jerusalem Hotel caters to a wide variety of guests with very diverse backgrounds. However, it is particularly popular among the cultural and professional circles as it offers a rich ambience of history, music, traditions and a state of the art service.

Since the hotel is only a couple of minutes away from Damascus Gate, the main entrance to the Old` City,  guests can wander among a remarkable number of historical and religious sites, stroll along the city rampart at sunset, or roam around the nearby bustling markets.