Top Boutique Hotels in Jerusalem
Over the past 5 years, the boutique hotel craze has taken Israel’s hotel scene by storm, and visitors are loving it. With hospitality on a more intimate scale, boutique hotels offer luxurious facilities and warm settings.
Of course, you’ve always got to be on the look out for the frauds (hotels that call themselves boutique, but are really just barebones operations), so here’s a list of six of Jerusalem’s most highly regarded boutique hotels. At these hotels you are sure to find welcoming hospitality, comfortable accommodations and unique styles, all in central locations.
We wish you a wonderful and memorable stay in Jerusalem!
Boutique Hotels in and around the City Center
Arcadia Ba’Moshava Jerusalem
Housed in a beautiful historical landmark building in the charming and dynamic German Colony, Arcadia Ba’Moshava is a romantic boutique hotel in vintage style with just 24 guest rooms. Arcadia is about the small touches; take advantage of the 24-hour reception and the excellent, personal service, use the available bicycles to get around town and sit on the pretty patio for breakfast.
Address: 13 Yehoshua Bin Nun Street, Jerusalem
Shani Luxury Boutique Hotel
One of Jerusalem’s newest boutique, Shani Hotel offers some of the most spacious and comfortable rooms in the city, warm decor, first-class, modern amenities and a central location at the corner of Hillel on Shamai Streets, just a minute’s walk from Ben Yehuda Street and close to the upscale Mamilla shopping center, the Old City and countless shops and restaurants.
Address: 6 Darom Street, Jerusalem
Centrally located on Dorot Rishonim Street in Jerusalem’s city center by Ben Yehuda Street, Arthur Hotel was thoughtfully designed to reflect the diverse cultural influences that have left their marks in Jerusalem. The hotel which has 54 rooms is named after Lord Balfour. The classic decor with contemporary hospitality create a hotel that captures the enduring spirit of Jerusalem.
Address: 13 Dorot Rishonim Street, Jerusalem
Dan Boutique Jerusalem
Enjoy trendy and chic lodging with creative, personal touches such as unique art instillations. Facilities include a fitness room, a terrace with beautiful views and a bar. Dan Boutique has 129 rooms and it is located on Hebron Road which is near the First Station, Emek Refaim in the German Colony and the Old City.
Address: 31 Hebron Road, Jerusalem
Harmony Hotel is located on the quiet yet central pedestrian street, Yoel Solomon. Its 50 comfortable and stylish guestrooms overlook Nachalat Shiva, the historic neighborhood where the hotel is situated. Harmony’s style is sleek and modern with elements that convey the essence of the city. The hotel has a business lounge with a great view of Yoel Solomon Street below.
Address: 6 Yoel Solomon Street, Jerusalem
Agripas Boutique Hotel
Steps from the Mahane Yehuda Market and the Jerusalem city center, Agripas Boutique Hotel is the ultimate escape during your stay in a lively city. The luxurious experience is evoked by sophisticated ambiance and discreet, effortless service. The 52 rooms include four opulent suites.
Address: 15 Agripas Street, Jerusalem
Boutique Hotels in East Jerusalem
A picturesque hotel, walking distance from the Old City, the American Colony Hotel won the World Travel Award as Israel’s leading boutique hotel in 2013. American Colony is a five star hotel that has been offering top quality hospitality for over 120 years. The 96 rooms are housed in an Arabesque-style complex that was originally a palace.
Address: 1 Louis Vincent Street, Jerusalem
St. George Hotel
The recently renovated St. George Hotel rivals the American Colony for some of the most impressive and relaxing facilities in East Jerusalem, with the only rooftop swimming pool in the area, the cozy Al Liwan Lounge Bar and Terrace and the revered Le Petit Levant restaurant, the only fine dining establishment in the city serving purely regional cuisine based on homemade dishes.
Address: 6 Amr Ibn Al A’as Street, Jerusalem
Boutique Hotels around Jerusalem
Alegra Boutique Hotel
Nestled on the far outskirts of Jerusalem in the picturesque Ein Kerem neighborhood, Alegra is one of the most romantic hotels in the city, where guests are surrounded by natural beauty, inspired interior design and pampered with luxurious amenities and facilities, including exclusive suites, a wet sauna, a half-acre orchard and rooftop lounge with cozy seating and a first-class, fine dining restaurant.
Address: 13 Derech Haachayot, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem
Photo: Arcadia Ba’Moshava Hotel, Shani Luxury Boutique Hotel, Arthur Hotel, Agripas Boutique Hotel, American Colony, St. George Hotel, Alegra Boutique Hotel