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American Colony

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Louis Vincent Street, Jerusalem 9720071, Israel (American Colony)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The American Colony is a landmark. Conveniently located near the Damascus Gate of the Old City, it is within walking distance of many of the main attractions of the city. The hotel has several buildings, some older than others. Check in was easy and my room was excellent. Very spacious and a nice view of the courtyard. The hotel has... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want to get a feeling to be in heaven, it must be to stay at this hotel. Absolutely stunning. A historic hotel with great rooms. The hotel's garden with pool is a great place to relax on. The outdoor restaurant is fantastic with lovely food and great atmosfere. The hotel has a library and a gift shop that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say about this wonderful hotel? The whole experience was superb, from the tasteful decor which really preserved the history of the place, to the staff, the room, the breakfast, the pool & gym. I can honestly say that I can't remember a single down side. Unfortunately, we were on holiday just when the recent troubles were starting,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first trip to Israel and my work booked me into the American Colony which initially sounded a little odd. What a revelation when I got here. It is a beautiful complex of cool shady courtyards and gardens in which sit a number of pink stone old houses. The room was large with walk-in shower, sunken bath, sitting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel, great pool and sauna, great gift shop, overall, one of my favorite hotel experiences. It was expensive, but I was in the mood to splurge on perhaps my only visit to Jerusalem. It's so beautiful to have coffee in that garden with the fountain bubbling and watch the taboon bread being made. I wish the staff had explained... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here on our honeymoon initially aiming to spend three days but within 30 mins we had extended it to 5. Due to the airline disruptions we had to stay an extra day and the staff could not have been more understanding as to the fluid situation. The hotel exceeded our expectations in every way. The tranquility of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gourmet resturant in the hotelgarden. Excellent for a quiet lunch or evening dinner. Nice pool next to the "cellar" bar, and a location in walking distance to the Damascus gate. A perfect "hideaway" spot in Jersusalem.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

OK so its been a few years since i stayed and the hotel is still great, staff incredible. . but wow the prices have gone through the roof. All made worse by the NIS strengthening against the US$. .in fact its so expensive it would make me think about staying some place else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Superb hotel, an oasis of peace and tranquility in an incredible city. Staff were by far the best I'd come across in Israel - friendly, helpful and very professional. Our room was huge and really well fitted out. Although it was in the new wing, it wasn't easy to tell as it had been built in character with the rest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had a truly memorable stay with the American Colony in June. First, the manager gave us an upgrade to the suite that we had booked, and the rooms were unbelievable. The hotel itself is an oasis and refuge from the Old City, and gives you the feeling of staying at someone's home while still having all the attributes of... More

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Address: 1 Louis Vincent Street, Jerusalem 9720071, Israel
Location: Israel > Jerusalem District > Jerusalem > American Colony
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — American Colony 5*
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