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American Colony Hotel

Jerusalem, Israel

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American Colony Hotel
The American Colony Hotel, a landmark fairytale get-away in the heart of Jerusalem, has been providing its luxurious hospitality services for more than 120 years. Personified by classic Arabian arches, elaborate furnishings and opulent suites, this elegant boutique hotel prides itself in offering guests an enchanting 'east-meets-west' experience in a distinctively tranquil and romantic setting. With state-of-the-art amenities for business and leisure travelers and the bygone grandeur of royalty in the Pasha's suite, the American Colony's ambience and splendour enchants its guests with the ultimate blend of modern conveniences and old world charm. Its lush gardens, world-class restaurants, rich theme-night entertainment offerings and quintessential style, have earned the American Colony its distinguished reputation as an 'oasis' where timeless elegance meets contemporary facilities to provide new and returning guests of all ages with an extraordinary experience.

The American Colony hotel has hosted many renowned guests from all walks of life- Sir Winston Churchill, Laurence of Arabia, Sir John Gielgud, Lauren Bacall Peter O'Toole, Marc Chagall, Alec Guiness, Richard Widmark, Joan Baez, Richard Gere, Leon Uris, Donald Pleasance, John le Carre, Graham Greene and the Empress of Ethiopia, among many other celebrities and dignitaries, have all made the Colony their home away from home.

Hotel Address:
  • American Colony Hotel
  • 1 Louis Vincent Street
  • Jerusalem, 97200
  • Israel

Location Summary
The hotel is within walking distance of all of Jerusalem's major sights and within ten minutes of the Damascus Gate in the Old City, with a 45-minute drive from Ben Gurion airport outside Tel Aviv.

Directions to Hotel
Upon approaching Jerusalem, take the first available left at the traffic light at the big green sign "Begin North." Continue downhill until exit marked "Dead Sea." At second traffic light turn right at small green sign marked "City Center." Follow the road straight, down the hill for about 1.5 kilometers, toward the town center. At the fifth traffic light turn left at the junction marked with a brown sign pointing to the hotel.
Note Bene
Laundry, pressing and dry-cleaning services are available daily. A barber shop and hairdresser are located 100 meters from the hotel.
Fitness Center
Fitness center with sauna and professional Masseur
High Speed Internet
High-speed wireless internet is also available in all public areas.
Child Programs
Baby-sitting is available. Baby cot and baby food upon request
Pool Outdoor
Heated outdoor swimming pool (May-October)
Recommended Rooms
The American Colony consists of 84 rooms in three separate buildings- The Main Building, the East House and the Palm House, each with its own gardens. In addition, there is a New Wing attached to the Main Building where the Executive rooms are located. All rooms are designed to provide guests with the utmost in luxury, comfort and convenience.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
Available Activities
  • - Biking Touring
    - Dining
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Shopping