This historic hotel, formerly a Pasha’s Palace, is housed in a classically Ottoman building in the centre of Jerusalem, one kilometre from the Old City and the Rockefeller Museum. Guestrooms have a 19th-century Ottoman style combined with contemporary furnishings. All include complimentary wireless Internet access, satellite television, and air conditioning. The American Colony Hotel offers an array of amenities, including the Munir Barakat antique shop, an outdoor pool surrounded by lush gardens, complimentary wireless Internet, and a sauna.
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 Superior Rooms are located primarily in the main building, designed to meet our most exigent guests’ expectations, they all have electronic safes, hairdryer, interactive TV, cable with in-house video and complimentary Broadband Internet access. Each of the Pasha Classic Rooms were built to order with typical Ottoman architecture of the 1800’s. Step back more than a hundred years and lose yourself in history.
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At the Arabesque, continental and Arabic food is served, with a variety of frequently changing special dishes. Careful attention is paid to quality and freshness. Val’s Brasserie is open from lunch through late dinner all year round. Situated beside the pool and the Cellar Bar, guests will enjoy favorite local dishes, continental specialties and quick snacks in a cozy and relaxing atmosphere. Afternoon tea, a British classic, is served here daily from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with tea, variety of sandwiches, scones with strawberry jam and fresh strawberries or English cake. The Courtyard is the ‘heart’ of the American Colony Hotel, the famous, intimate courtyard where so many personalities have escaped the city to relax and where many films have been made. You will be captivated by the Turkish fountain and green tropical plants rustling gently in the breeze. Open when weather conditions permit, this is the perfect place for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
The American Colony Hotel has a heated outdoor swimming pool set in sub-tropical gardens, which are replete with palm trees. A sauna and fitness centre are available, as are massage treatments and tour assistance. On-site shopping includes an antique shop, a gift shop, and a bookstore. Air-conditioned public areas showcase antique furnishings and offer complimentary wireless Internet access.
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