$310 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jan 12, 2015 Check-out: Jan 15, 2015

The American Colony

5 stars
1 Louis Vincent Street, 23 Nablus Road, Jerusalem, 97200
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
2 reviews
Unique. Like staying in a museum but with first class service.

Superbly refurbished buildings with large and comfortable rooms. Pool area is not large but is... See full review

  • Scobie
  • Sep 19, 2014
"Elegant retreat!"

The staff and service at the American Colony were first-rate. Highly recommend a Pasha-style room... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Jun 24, 2010
A member of The Leading Hotels of the World .With its new swimming pool, gourmet restaurants, landscaped gardens and a newly renovated fitness centre, The American Colony Hotel provides a tranquil atmosphere in the heart of the vibrant city of Jerusalem. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the hotel. We provide a free business centre which will satisfy most of your requirements for a work or leisure stay. Rooms at The American Colony are located in 4 buildings: the Main House, the East House, the Palm House and the Cow Byre. Luxurious, air conditioned and spacious rooms feature LCD TVs, high quality Italian "Frette" bed linen" with elegant bathrooms and luxurious facilities. Like all meals, you can enjoy the buffet breakfast out in the courtyard (weather permitting). You will find a number of dining options, including a characteristic bar set in the old cellar. The hotel wellness centre includes an outdoor swimming pool, a Swedish style Sauna and a well equipped fitness room. The hotel boasts rich history with fascinating exhibitions in various areas, together with carefully maintained gardens, each with its own character, providing shade, privacy and color in four separate areas.

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The American Colony Rooms

Classic Pasha
Built in the late 1800s in typically Ottoman style and individually furnished. Enjoy the period charm and modern comfort of these unique rooms. Classic Pasha rooms are available mainly in the Palm House . East House, Cow Byre and Palm House.
Deluxe Pasha
In the Main House, the Pasha built Winter rooms for three of his wives with entrances from the gallery overlooking the Courtyard. Each of these Deluxe Pasha rooms has a private patio. Other Deluxe Pashas are located in the luxurious and peaceful East House, others in the Palm House. All rooms have either a private garden, patio or balcony. Single and double rooms are available. One King size bed.
Junior Suite
Exquisite larger rooms, some with original painted wooden ceilings, three of these rooms were originally summer rooms built by the Pasha for his wives and are in the Main House, opening on to the famous Courtyard. Others are in the Palm House
Suite
Well-appointed and luxurious, located in the Main House and Cow Byre, each of these rooms has a spacious sitting area, a large unique bathroom and a distinct Middle Eastern character all of its own. One double bed.
Standard
Smaller rooms, furnished with the same care and attention to comfort as the rest of the hotel located in the Main House, East House, Cow Byre and Palm House. Compact and elegant, they provide a great opportunity to enjoy the unique ambience and facilities of the hotel. One double bed.
Superior
Spacious, superbly equipped rooms located primarily in the Main House, but also available in the Cow Byre and the Palm House. Decorated and furnished to meet the high expectations of our guests. One double bed.

Amenities

  • All inclusive
  • Free internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
All inclusive
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Handicapped parking
Brailled elevators

Nearby points of interest

  • Dome of the Rock: 0.9 mi
  • Western Wall: 1 mi

Dining

THE CELLAR BAR
Once the American Colony dairy, this is Jerusalems most enchanting and intimate bar. Floored with ancient pink stone, this legendary bar is a place to unwind for visitors and residents, and a popular meeting place for journalists from across the world.
VAL'S BRASSERIE
Overlooking the pool and adjacent to the Cellar Bar, this informal setting provides lunch and dinner, and during the cold days of winter, a warm fire crackling in the fireplace. Enjoy local dishes and continental specialties in a cosy atmosphere.
THE SUMMER BAR
This well-loved bar and barbecue, open during the summer months, is set in the romantic tranquillity of the Palm House garden.
THE TERRACE CAFE
Situated by the hotel shops and at a focal point in the hotel complex, this caf gives you a commanding perspective on the comings and goings of the hotel. Breathe the fresh Jerusalem air, sip a cappuccino or enjoy a cool drink and a sandwich - this is the place for a quick pause in your day.
ARABESQUE
The main dining room of the hotel, located in the Main House. In a gracious traditional setting, we offer a varied menu which includes Middle Eastern dishes as well as a varied international gourmet menu.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Providing computer terminals with complimentary internet access, basic secretarial services, limited photocopying and printing, local and international fax (surcharge may apply). There is also an option to hire a meeting room (subject to availability).

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (2)

Ratings and reviews for The American Colony

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
2 out of 2
Amenities:
4.5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Review of The American Colony

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Scobie
Business
Liverpool, UK
Sep 19, 2014

Unique. Like staying in a museum but with first class service.

Superbly refurbished buildings with large and comfortable rooms. Pool area is not large but is secluded and well maintained. Good choice of food and beverages between the two restaurants with casual indoor and outdoor dining. Situated within the Arab quarter so surrounding area leaves a lot to be desired. However, the hotel is like an oasis of tranquillity and is only a 10 minute walk from the Damascus Gate leading into the Old City. Only real downside is the proximity of a mosque which broadcasts regular 15 minute calls to prayer through loudspeakers.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Use the local tram/train for most local destinations. This is very modern and much cheaper and faster than taxis due to the level of traffic.

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Review of The American Colony

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Washington, DC
Jun 24, 2010

"Elegant retreat!"

The staff and service at the American Colony were first-rate. Highly recommend a Pasha-style room in the East House--quiet, private and a wonderful patio with a view of a fragrant, lush garden. A true oasis in the heart of East Jerusalem!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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