The American Colony Hotel - Jerusalem

ex. American Colony

1 Louis Vincent Street, Jerusalem, Israel, 97200  show map
 5 stars
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The American Colony Hotel - Jerusalem

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Dining room

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Editorial review:

This 19th-century historic hotel is located near the Old City and has guests ranging from diplomats to world-famous journalists. The rooms and dining are top-notch and this hotel is highly recommended.

Overview

The attractive 5-star American Colony Hotel lies within a 20-minute walk of Western Wall. The property opened in 1860 and features original architecture.

Guests can easily get to Liberty Bell Park, which is approximately 2 km away. 30 minutes' walk from Jerusalem city center.

The hotel is set next to a church, a cathedral and a museum.

American Colony Hotel enjoys a magnificent location within a 50-minute drive to Ben Gurion Intl airport.

Rooms

American Colony Hotel offers 95 rooms on 4 floors that come with complimentary Wi-Fi, a ceiling fan, an individual safe, a patio and a writing desk as well as large bathrooms with a shower, a bidet and a dryer. Some rooms overlook the garden. Other comforts include an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can try light meals of international cuisine in the small restaurant onsite. Refreshing drinks are offered in the lounge bar. The coffee shop Coffee Bean Cafe is around 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Guests will benefit from currency exchange, an elevator and a car park along with medical service, 24-hour security and turndown service.

Relax

American Colony Hotel pampers guests with a rooftop terrace, a heated pool and a courtyard. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   95.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
Extra bed USD 80
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

1 Louis Vincent Street, Jerusalem, Israel, 97200

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City Center
  • Jerusalem
    2.8 km
Airports
  • Ben Gurion Intl (TLV)
    40.9 km
  • Sde Dov (SDV)
    55.6 km
Train Stations
  • Malkha
    6.1 km
  • Malcha Train Station
    6.1 km
Restaurants
  • Coffee Bean Cafe
    200 m
  • American Colony Hotel Arabesque Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary)
    320 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    95

Hotel Awards

IsraeliHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedJerusalemThe American Colony Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Israel

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Rooms and availability

The American Colony Hotel photos Room Hotel information
Large Old Wing King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

The large and original King Suite is set in the hotel's old wing and includes a spacious seating area.

The American Colony Hotel photos Room Junior Suite
Large Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Large suite with seating area, some suites with decorative ceiling. Please specify bed-type preference.

The American Colony Hotel photos Facilities Hotel information
Extra Large Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Elegantly furnished and spacious suite with an extra-large double and 1 single bed, and free Wi-Fi. Some come with balcony, while some others have a terrace or vaulted ceilings.

The American Colony Hotel photos Room
Classic Room
Pool view
  • Room size:

    31 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Air-conditioned room featuring satellite TV, desk, minibar and private bathroom. Please specify bed-type preference.

The American Colony Hotel photos Room Hotel information
Classic Old Wing Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Set in the old wing of the hotel with 19th-century architecture. Please specify bed-type preference.

The American Colony Hotel photos Room Hotel information
Classic Triple Room
  • Room size:

    27 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Spacious and well-lit room with a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bath.

The American Colony Hotel photos Room
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
The American Colony Hotel photos Facilities Hotel information
Junior Suite
  • Room size:

    38 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The American Colony Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

Double or Twin DELUXE. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

The American Colony Hotel photos Room Hotel information
Deluxe King Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Completely refurbished room, reflecting the atmosphere of the 19th-century building. Some rooms have a garden/balcony.

The American Colony Hotel photos Facilities Hotel information
Deluxe Triple Room
  • Room size:

    30 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Modern furniture
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Spacious and well-lit room featuring elegant furniture and a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bath.

The American Colony Hotel photos Exterior Guest room
Comfort Twin Room
Pool view
  • Room size:

    31 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Comfort Room

The American Colony Hotel photos Room Standard Room
Compact Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The American Colony Hotel photos Room
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Damascus (Shechem) Gate900 m
  • Time Elevator Jerusalem1.4 km
  • Time Elevator Jerusalem1.5 km
  • Vielle ville1.6 km

Popular areas

  • Kikar Zion1.3 km
  • Zion Square1.3 km

Places of interest

  • Jerusalem St. Jones Baptist Church1.4 km
  • Temple Mount1.4 km
  • Mur des lamentation, Esplanade des Mosqués1.4 km
  • Western Wall1.5 km
  • Al-Aqsa Mosque1.6 km
  • Old City of Jerusalem1.6 km

Shopping areas

  • Mamilla open mall1.5 km
  • Mahne Yehuda Market1.6 km
  • Mahne Yehuda Market1.6 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Damascus Gate900 m
  • Via Dolorosa1.2 km
  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher1.2 km
  • St. Jones Baptist Church1.4 km
  • Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil)1.4 km
  • Dome of the Rock1.4 km
  • Western Wall1.5 km
  • Garden of Gethsemane1.5 km
  • Church of All Nations1.5 km
  • Mount of Olives1.6 km

Museums

  • Rockefeller Archeological Museum800 m
  • Rockefeller Archeological Museum800 m
  • Tower of David Museum1.5 km

Public parking

  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Mount Scopos1.3 km
  • Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus1.4 km

Local attractions

  • Western Wall1.5 km
    Western Wall Plaza Jewish Quarter
  • Al Aqsa Mosque1.5 km
    Temple Mount
  • Jewish Quarter1.6 km
    31.775776,35.232799, Jerusalem
  • Tower of David Museum1.5 km
    Jaffa Gate
  • Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony)1.5 km
    Garden of Gethsemane Foot of the Mount of Olives

Near the hotel

  • Saint George\'s Cathedral380 m
    20 Nablus Road
  • Garden Tomb670 m
    Conrad Schick St
  • Me\'a She\'arim720 m
    Mea Shearim Street
  • Damascus (Shechem) Gate870 m
    17 Sultan Suleiman
  • Museum on the Seam440 m
    4 Chel Handasa Street
  • Skull Hill (Golgotha)720 m
  • Zedekiah\'s Cave (Solomon\'s Quarries)810 m
    Near Damascus Gate.

Restaurants nearby

  • Coffee Bean Cafe200 m

  • Cardo Restaurant320 m

    Address: Nablus Road
    Phone: 02-6270800

    71% likes this, based on 31 reviews
    Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Middle Eastern

  • Turquoise420 m

    Address: 6 Amr Ibn Al Aas St.

    71% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Cuisine: Lebanese

  • American Colony Hotel Arabesque Restaurant320 m

    Address: Nablus Road

    66% likes this, based on 91 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary
    Price Range: NZD 35 - NZD 136

  • Pasha's Restaurant400 m

    63% likes this, based on 43 reviews
    Cuisine: Middle Eastern
    Price Range: NZD 21 - NZD 28

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    95

Hotel Awards

IsraeliHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedJerusalemThe American Colony Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Israel

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The American Colony Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The American Colony Hotel

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 157 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
10.0
Service
10.0
Value
8.0
Dining
8.0
Location
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    There was nothing I didn't like. I have been to this hotel several times before and I would go back again without hesitation. It is my favorite hotel in Jerusalem. The staff are expert and beyond reproach, the facility is an oasis within a busy city, and the accommodation and food are top notch!

  • Couple
    6.6

    The bed and cleaness of the room, the gardens were also very nice.

    The service was awful, we have stayed at many upmarket hotels and for the price we expexted better service. We booked dinner but they had no reservation when we arrived, the table was wobbly and we had to ask 4 times for it to be fixed - they didnt even realise we were staying in the hotel and the food was awful. The staff on the front desk were rude and tried to upsell a bigger room for a "good price" - it made the whole experience tacky and we felt we were being pushed. If it was not for the bad service we probably would have stayed a few more days.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    There is immediately a feeling of relaxartion when you enter the hotel. The staff are attentive and the service is excellent . Breakfast and lunch in the courtyard is an exceptional experience . I would not hesitate to recommend the hotel .

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Stayed at the hotel twice during my visit to Isreal. Excellent service, accommodation, location and food.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    My wife and I liked the first class service.The best hotel I've experienced in the Holy Land!

    Only one thing. The hotel should have an ATM! Although they are prepared to give one cash from one's Visa card, they will only do it for a 10 per cent commission, which is grossly excessive! There are of course other ATMS in Jerusalem, but we found that many of them were either not functioning properly or would not give more than 400 shekels or were not for use by foreigners.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The hotel was an oasis of calm in a troubled city. It had a great cosmopolitan aura with a huge history and this lives on in the large number of business people and diplomats who use the hotel as well as the large number of travellers who are visiting Jerusalem and the Holy Land. The calm in the courtyard was astonishing and the total calm, tolerance and well-being could not be better epitomised than by the way the staff treat the large numbers of birds that live in the courtyard.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The staff was very courteous and accommodating. We felt welcomed and our request to have the children in our rooms granted. The rooms were lovely, beautifully decorated with a nice view. We use the pool as well, it was very nice. The hotel was within walking distance to the Old Jerusalem in a nice and private neighborhood. We felt safe and enjoyed our stay tremendously. We would go back to Amrecican Colony on our next visit for sure and would recommend it to our family and friends who are interested.

  • Family with children
    5.8

    The open courtyard and breakfast

    The hotel did not want to honor the room rate posted on Booked.net. There is a lack of clarity in the room description on the hotel website and Booked.net. Standard versus Superior is not explained and should be with a very clear understanding as to how many people can fit in a room.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    All the amenities. The staff were very obliging and very well trained. Food was good and the rooms and decor very elegant. The hotel has a special quality and the historical element is attractive and very evident. The pool is wonderful and relaxing. The hotel is in a special class however it is very comfortable and welcoming for the "ordinary" guest. thankyou for a great and memorable stay.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Location and service as compared with the other hotels in Israel and Jerusalem in particular.

  • Couple
    7.8

    The gardens were beautiful. Loved the architecture and history. It was like an oasis in the desert.

    We actually decided to upgrade our room to a suite. Our room faced the muslim prayer tower. I did not mind hearing this throughout the day, but at 6 a.m. it was quite the wake-up call. Also, we read that the breakfasts here were out of this world, when in fact out of the 5 hotels we stayed in during our visit to Israel, it would probably be rated 2nd to last.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    beautiful surroundings, great staff, wonderful courtyard and breakfast

    uncomfortable walk to the old city. While it was only a 15 minute walk, it was difficult and sometimes dangerous with children

  • Single
    8.8

    The American Colony was truly an oasis of calm and elegance amidst the cultural bustle of Jerusalem. An extraordinary breakfast buffet with an impressive array of choices, including delicious local cuisine. Immaculate rooms, attention to comfort, with unique interior features. Beautiful grounds and gardens, and an exquisite central courtyard. 24/7 convenience in the business center, including four computer stations for ease in communicating with home or business. No question, any future trips to Jerusalem would include a stay here again.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    the staff were very good and helpful. the breakfast was very good and delicious, lots of fresh fruit and cooked food too. The restaurants were quite expensive but very good food. The garden looked nice but it was wrong time of year andtoo cold to go out there, same with the swimming pool. We very much enjoyed reading about and seeing pictures of the Christian heritage of the hotel and the history of it. There was a lovely cellar bar which we enjoyed.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Architecture of the hotel, terrasses, internal yard. Also very calm. Staff very friendly.

    Not really a 5 Star hotel (rather 4 or 4+), although it is satisfactory in many aspects.

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Hotel Address:

1 Louis Vincent Street, Jerusalem, Israel, 97200

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City Center
  • Jerusalem
    2.8 km
Airports
  • Ben Gurion Intl (TLV)
    40.9 km
  • Sde Dov (SDV)
    55.6 km
Train Stations
  • Malkha
    6.1 km
  • Malcha Train Station
    6.1 km
Restaurants
  • Coffee Bean Cafe
    200 m
  • American Colony Hotel Arabesque Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary)
    320 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    95

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