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With its swimming pool, gourmet restaurants, landscaped gardens and a high-tech fitness center, The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World offers a tranquil atmosphere in the heart of the vibrant city of Jerusalem. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the hotel. Rooms at The American Colony are located in 4 buildings; the Main House, the East House, the Palm House and the Cow Byre. Luxurious and spacious rooms feature air conditioning, flat-screen TV and Italian "Frette" bed linen. The modern bathrooms are equipped with designer amenities. You can enjoy a selection of international and local savory products in the garden, in the bar and or in the patio. The hotel wellness center includes an outdoor swimming pool, sauna and a well equipped fitness room. The business center is at your disposal for free. The American Colony Hotel is less than 1.2 mi from the Old City. The nearby light-rail can take you to Jerusalem's modern city center. Free on-site parking is available.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Jerusalem, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
or
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
or
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
or
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
9.0
Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
8.2
Location
8.6
Free WiFi
8.8
High score for Jerusalem
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Lama
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    Everything is always fabulous about a stay in The American Colony.
  • Debby
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautifully maintained, lots of places to relax and talk or read a book, pool and pool area was beautiful. The restaurant is amazing so good we ate there twice. Breakfast was the best we have had! So many options.
  • Ivan
    United States of America United States of America
    Small and luxury hotel with an outstanding staff members. When I have the opportunity to go back to Jerusalem, that’s the place that I will stay again, for sure

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Arabesque
    • Cuisine
      Italian • Mediterranean • Local • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Spa
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Seasonal
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Russian

House rules

The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Based on local tax laws, guests with a tourist visa to Israel are exempted from paying VAT for their reservation. Israeli citizens and residents ("non tourists" as defined in the VAT law) must pay VAT. This tax is automatically calculated in the total cost of the reservation for domestic customers. For guests booking from outside of Israel, the tax is not included in the total price.

Please note that the hotel and its restaurants do not serve kosher dishes. Some restaurants in the surrounding area can provide these.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

  • Guests staying at The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Beauty services
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Walking tours
    • Spa facilities
    • Swimming pool
    • Spa/Wellness packages

  • The prices at The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is 1 miles from the center of Jerusalem. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World has 1 restaurant:

    • The Arabesque

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Single