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American Colony

5.0 of 5 1 Louis Vincent Street, Jerusalem 9720071, Israel
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colchester England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entrance to the hotel is impressive as is the reception area, however our room was disappointing and did not compare to the pictures on the website. The staff at times were blunt to the point of rudeness. We had booked a specific room months in advance and this was confirmed however it was not available when we checked in.... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at classic pasha, very roomy and beautiful. Nespresso maker is available in the room. Breakfast is fabulous. Free wifi from inside the room, yeah! Taxi is plenty inside from the hotel, use several times, all polite drivers and would use meter without much prompting. Bellboys in no subtle way 'request' for tip. Will stay again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The reception area is very impressive unfortunately the rooms are somewhat faded. The staff seemed very attentive to return guests but showed little interest in first time visitors. The breakfast restaurant was cramped and unimpressive. Expensive and charming is acceptable unfortunately this hotel skipped the charm element - the majority of staff were dismissive bordering on rude. I will not... More 

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General M, General Manager at American Colony, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to write a review of our Hotel. I am very grateful for any feedback which is such a valuable source of information for me, regardless of whether it is good or bad, and helps me monitor the service we provide. We are sorry that in this case our hotel did not meet... More 

Caesarea, Israel
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

No wonder why the American Colony in East Jerusalem been Journalist's favourite for decades. It's location walking distance from the old city, it's amazing rooms, great cuisine and very professional stuff makes staying in this hotel a very positive experience. Ahhhh... and they use Frette bed sets :-)

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San Francisco, California
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37 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I absolutely loved this hotel and the history behind it. This was our first time in Jerusalem and the American Colony was a beautiful home base for exploring the city. We had initially booked a Standard room at a great price, expecting to spend most of our time sightseeing, but we were delighted to be upgraded into a gorgeous Deluxe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I can't even write enough good things about this hotel - there is history everywhere, in the walls in the buildings, in the decor. The hotel staff were awesome and accommodating and the brunch was extensive and delicious. Loved the courtyard and the bar, both of which are very comfortable for a single woman dining alone. It is slightly north... More 

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Warszawa, Poland
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

On the beginning of the XXth century a group of devoted Swedish Christians from US have bought this complex of old buildings from a wealthy Arab and his four wives. The property cares not to change any single detail in order to maintain the original character of the place. But, attention, every single appliance is modern, even though looks like... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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14 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

What a beautiful, tranquil hotel! The buildings and rooms themselves are tastefully decorated, but it is the gardens throughout the property which are really special. Colorful flowers, lots of greenery, etc. We stayed at the American Colony for 3 nights during a recent visit to Jerusalem. We were given a complimentary upgrade to a Pasha suite, without having to ask,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the hotel as it had a certain charm that can be so lacking in the large chains. We did ask for a room away from the mosque and didn't suffer from any noise. Breakfast was very good, but eating in the hotel in the evening was very expensive and I think better value can be... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Spic & span, squeaky clean, gorgeous design, exceptional service, comfy beds, amazing food, and you cannot beat the location. Stay here. Do not miss the bookshop across the courtyard - especially for the conversation with the shop owner.

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Additional Information about American Colony

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*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
American Colony Jerusalem
American Colony Hotel Jerusalem
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Jerusalem
#3 Spa Hotel in Jerusalem
#6 Romantic Hotel in Jerusalem
#6 Luxury Hotel in Jerusalem
#9 Family Hotel in Jerusalem

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