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The American Colony Hotel
Top Boutique Hotel

1 Louis Vincent Street, 97200 Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem), Israel
+972 2627 9777


Overall guest ratings

8.7/10 Excellent
based on 671 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.2
  • 9.0
  • 3.4

Good to know

  • Friendly service
  • Near city centre
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Friendly atmosphere


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    The American Colony Hotel, a member of Leading Hotels of the World, is housed in a classical Ottoman building in the center of Jerusalem, close to the Old City. Formerly a Pasha's Palace, the hotel has hosted guests as diverse as Sir Winston Churchill and Uma Thurman. The Dome of the Rock on Temple Mount is 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) from the hotel, the Mount of Olives is 1.9 miles (3 kilometers) away, and Malcha Train Station is within 4.7 miles (7.5 kilometers). Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport is 12.4 miles (20 kilometers away), an approximate driving time of 30 minutes.

    Hotel Features.

    The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, as well as a sauna and fitness room. There are 2 on-site restaurants, including The Arabesque, which serves continental and Arabic dishes in a Middle Eastern setting, as well as 2 bars/lounges. On-site shopping venues include an antique shop, a gift shop, and a bookshop. Air-conditioned public areas offer antique furnishings as well as free WiFi, and complimentary English newspapers are available in the lobby. The hotel offers business services, a 24-hour business center, and an Internet point.Tour assistance and parking is complimentary. An airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.


    The 95 guestrooms are situated in 4 buildings (The Main House, The East House, The Palm House, and The Cow Byre) and combine 19th century Ottoman style with contemporary amenities. All are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet access, satellite television with free movie channels, and direct-dial phones with voicemail. Other amenities include air conditioning, complimentary bottled water, and minibars. Designer toiletries, hair dryers, bathrobes and slippers, and in-room safes are also provided. Guests are offered a drink on the house upon arrival.

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    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Car hire
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Tennis
    • Coffee shop
    • Steam room
    • Laundry facilities
    • Spa
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 671 reviews
    • 9.4 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.2 "Excellent amenities."
      9.2 "92% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.3 "93% found the grounds to be nice."
      10.0 "100% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 9.0 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.9 "Vibe was good."
      9.8 "98% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      10.0 "100% said it was a stylish hotel."
      9.3 "93% thought the hotel was luxurious."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      9.1 "City centre within easy reach, said 91%."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.8 "Great parking, according to 78%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
    • 3.4 "Value below average."
      0.0 "The price was too high for 100%."

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 509 reviews
    • 9.2 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.1 "Excellent amenities."
      9.1 "91% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.3 "93% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.0 "Awesome vibe."
      9.9 "99% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      10.0 "100% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 8.8 "Pool is good."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      7.8 "Great parking, according to 78%."
      9.2 "City centre within easy reach, said 92%."
    • 3.6 "Value below average."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 80 reviews
    • 9.1 "Excellent amenities."
      9.4 "94% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 8.9 "Vibe was good."
      9.9 "99% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
    • 7.8 "High comfort."
    • 3.5 "Value below average."

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 80 reviews
    • 9.0 "Excellent amenities."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 8.6 "Vibe was good."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    Good to know
    "Friendly service"
    "Near city centre"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
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