Best Jerusalem Hotels

November 6th 2012

One of the most iconic and exciting places to stay in Israel, Jerusalem is the hub of Jewish and Christian history, a multicultural city both modern and ancient. When you come to Israel, plan to spend at least a week in this city. As with anywhere, an enjoyable stay in Jerusalem starts with an excellent hotel, so we’re here help you choose one by providing important information about the best hotels in Jerusalem.

The most famous of Jerusalem’s hotel options is the King David Hotel. This venerable hospitality institution has always been the favored hotel for diplomats and celebrities. It has an old-world feel and overlooks the Old City. For a truly luxurious stay, choose the King David.

The Inbal Hotel is centrally located near shopping, dining and touring options, with proximity to the German Colony, the city center and the Old City. It borders on the expansive green space of Libery Bell Park, which is perfect for a picnic while the children play. The Inbal’s rooms are newly renovated and luxurious. The hotel boasts several dining options, including a poolside bar and a cafe for light meals. There is a 24-hour business center, underground parking and a babysitting service.

If you want to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city center, consider the Dan Regency Hotel on Mount Scopus. It is located near the Hebrew University campus and the Hadassah Medical Center, and is a good place to start a day trip to the Dead Sea. Wireless Internet is available in all rooms and public areas for a fee. Guests can enjoy the spa and its treatments for a discount.

The Olive Tree Hotel is located in the American Colony on the border of the ancient and new sections of the city. The Jerusalem Light Rail runs by the hotel, conveniently connecting it to both the northern and southern sections of Jerusalem. The hotel specializes in Middle Eastern and international cuisine and can host large groups. There are 32” flatscreen TVs with access to the Internet throughout the hotel.

The David Citadel is adjacent to the Mamilla mall, an outdoor shopping center with global brands and an old world feel. The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and health club and a children’s play center. Choose between elegant guest rooms with views in many directions, or a luxurious suite with a private terrace. The hotel’s restaurants are run by top rated chefs, and many other restaurants are accessible within walking distance.