For over a hundred years, the American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem has been a home away from home for discerning travelers who recognise quality. Immerse yourself in its unique and tranquil beauty, while delving into Jerusalem’s rich past, and add your name to a guest list that includes Lawrence of Arabia, Winston Churchill, Bob Dylan, Uma Thurman, Richard Gere, Giorgio Armani, Miuccia Prada, Tony Blair & Mikhail Gorbachev, to name a few. Enjoy your stay in one of Jerusalem's premier boutique hotels, with more than a hundred years of history.
Explore the verdant gardens of the American Colony Hotel, the unique historical museum in Jerusalem, the stunning Ottoman architecture, and the beauty of the bars and restaurants. The boutique hotel is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
Each of the buildings at the American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem has its own character. The Old Wing was a former Pasha’s residence with a central courtyard and the Pasha’s original sitting room and bedroom, together with his four wives’ rooms, now all available as guest rooms. The East House and Palm House are located directly opposite the main entrance to the hotel and each feature their own character, stunning architecture with vaulted or painted ceilings, individual gardens and an “oasis within an oasis” of quiet and privacy. Relax in the cool, shaded Courtyard full of flowers, take a moment under an olive tree in the East House garden or indulge in your favourite cocktail in the Palm House garden, now the Summer Bar. With its romantic Summer Bar, cosy Cellar Bar, signature Courtyard restaurant, designer pool, peaceful gardens & the cheery winter fireplaces in Val's Brasserie and the Lobby, The American Colony is one of the top hotels and venues in Jerusalem for all seasons.
The American Colony hosts some of the best restaurants and bars in Jerusalem and has a proud reputation for impeccable cuisine and flawless service. Start your morning with a warm breakfast. For example, order an omelette, made to order, in the famous Courtyard. Enjoy choice cuts of meat, fish and produce on our charcoal grill under the stars in the Summer Bar. Take a seat by the fire in Val’s Brasserie for a warm winter’s meal or dine in style in the Arabesque dining room.
FACILITIES & SERVICES
The American Colony offers a choice of 94 rooms & suites in 4 separate buildings: the Main House, East House, Palm House & the Cow Byre. All buildings are graced with their own unique gardens. The accommodation in Jerusalem old city features all you would expect from a 5-star hotel, including complimentary internet, complimentary soft drinks in the minibar, 24 hour room service and Italian Acqua Di Parma toiletries and ‘Frette’ linens. There is a selection of rooms across the property with their own features including painted or vaulted ceilings, original one hundred year old Jerusalem stone floors, traditional and modern rooms, both large and small so that whatever your taste we can hopefully cater to your needs. There are two Deluxe Pasha rooms that are wheelchair accessible.
For a getaway from the heat of summer, relax in the designer pool at the American Colony Hotel, with its elegant Jerusalem stone and the glint of Italian Mosaic tiles. For a more energetic feeling, try the Technogym fitness room with all the facilities required to stay in shape, and round it off with a sauna or a relaxing massage in addition to the comprehensive beauty salon.
The pool is constructed from Jerusalem stone, lined with Italian glass tiles and landscaped with cascading water features. The relaxing, seasonal heated outdoor pool and sundeck area is open from June 1st until October 31st and sometimes dates can be extended weather permitting. A pool lift is available for the disabled. The pool is surrounded by a beautiful border of flowers and trees and is a perfect place to cool off in the center of Jerusalem.
Overlooking the pool with panoramic windows, in its garden setting. The well-equipped fitness centre contains Technogym technology and equipment