Whether you’ve come to Jerusalem to explore religion, culture, or history, there’s a lot to see before you leave. This list of 10 unique places to stay in Jerusalem will help you find accommodations near your favorite attractions. Some of these hotels and vacation rentals capture Jerusalem architecture so well that they also become an attraction themselves.
1. Jacob's beautiful apartment in the city center (from USD 170)
Jacob’s city center apartment is perfect for groups because it has four beds and can comfortably accommodate 6. This apartment is located on the corner of the two main pedestrian areas, Jaffa Street and Ben Yehuda, making it one of the most ideal locations for visitors. The apartment is also within a 10 minute walk to the Old City and the market, Machane Yehuda. A great feature of this apartment is the sunny balcony, while the Apple TV provides some entertainment if you’d rather spend a night in.
Rental unit in Jerusalem · ★4.50 · 1 bedroom · 4 beds · 1 bathJerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:air conditioning is amazingapartment was full of natural light and a nice place to relax with the balcony toothe bed bedding and sofa are comfortablenice apartment with a great view of the street from the bedroom windowthe apartment was as described comfortable
Cleanliness:very clean and comfortable placethe apartment was very clean and spaciousclean and easy to accessthe place was clean and spaciousthe house is clean and nice
Host:jacob our host was responsive and helpfuljacob was a great hostself check in was helpfuljacob was a very helpful hostjacob was a responsive hostRead more reviews
Location:great location close to everythinglocation was excellent walking distance from everything in the downtown triangleaccuracy location was greatgreat location and amazing appartmentgreat flat in great location
2. The Sephardic House Hotel (from USD 197)
The Sephardic House Hotel is situated in a 19th-century building, which was constructed around a large, tile courtyard, now utilized as a dining space. The hotel itself is in a perfect location, just outside of Zion Gate, an entrance into the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. The elaborate tile work, stone bricks, and vaulted ceilings make this hotel a work of art.
The Sephardic House Hotel in The Jewish Quarter
Address: Batei Mahase 1
Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Dry cleaning
3. Alegra Boutique Hotel (from USD 331)
The Alegra Boutique hotel is truly a one of a kind experience. Located in a 19th-century arabesque building, the hotel highlights the cultural texture of Jerusalem with their gourmet restaurant and mix of traditional Middle Eastern decor and modern Israeli artwork. One of the best features of this hotel is its full Israeli breakfast, featuring bread baked fresh onsite, which can be eaten in their modern restaurant or their fruit orchard. The luxurious bathrooms, massage services, and romantic garden make this hotel perfect for couples.
Alegra Boutique Hotel
Address: Derech Hahachaiot 13 st.
Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre
4. The American Colony Hotel (from USD 401)
The American Colony Hotel is located about 2 km (1.2 miles) from the Old City, but a close walk to the Light Rail which can take you directly into the center of town. This hotel is a great option for family trips because of its large garden and pool. For both convenience and luxury, the American Colony Hotel has multiple restaurants on its premises. They also have a popular onsite bar.
The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Address: 1 Louis Vincent Street
Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre
5. New Imperial Hotel (from USD 189)
The New Imperial Hotel is located with a stunning 19th-century building owned by the Greek Orthodox Church, just outside of the Old City, highlighting the rich religious history in Jerusalem. And of course, it’s the perfect location for exploring the history, religion, and food of the Old City. Many of the rooms have balconies, offering a one of a kind view of the Old City. The hotel offers an abundant breakfast buffet with an omelet bar. The breakfast, however, is not kosher.
New Imperial Hotel
Address: Jaffa Gate Old City
24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Barber/beauty shop Family rooms Breakfast in the room Internet services Safety deposit box
6. Malka Hotel (from USD 168)
The Malka Hotel is perfectly located in the city center of Jerusalem, close to all of the main attractions, in fact it is just a short walk from Zion Square, Damascus Gate, and Mamilla outdoor mall. The designers chose to leave the Jerusalem stone bricks exposed, creating an environment that is unique to Jerusalem and captures its history. Many of the rooms have balconies, a lovely place to eat breakfast, while there is also an onsite bar, a great place to start or end your night, or even meet fellow guests in the hotel.
Olive Heleni Hotel
Address: 15 Heleni ha-Malka Street
Meeting/banquet facilities Terrace Non-smoking rooms Internet services Safety deposit box Soundproof rooms Chapel/shrine Tour desk
7. Ofek's authentic stone house
Ofek’s apartment is the perfect combination of ancient history and modern conveniences. It’s located on the ground floor, great for those of you who can’t take stairs, and opens to a small garden at the entrance, a perfect place to have a relaxing glass of wine. Minutes away from the market, Machane Yehuda, this apartment can be perfect for a foodie. It’s also just a few minutes away from the Light Rail, which can help you access all of the other major points in the city. You should note that the price increases to 115 USD on the weekends.
Authentic Jerusalem Stone House - City CenterJerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the space is nicely done and comfortable especially if you like an extra firm mattress pics are accuratebed was very firm which some may like or notthere's a little outdoor space with a table to enjoy your morning coffee or evening winethe apartment is great on the photos but even nicer in real lifethe apartment is a bit secluded which made for peaceful quiet nights
Cleanliness:very clean and well designedplace was clean and well keptthe unit has a clean and modern bathroomthe space is very clean and everything worked wellquite place clean & had a lovely stay
Host:the host is very kind and responsiveofek is an amazing hostofek is a great host who really caresofek was a great host and very accommodatingofek answers email messages very fast and was a really courteous hostRead more reviews
Location:it’s in a perfect location in jerusalem walking distance to everythingwonderful place within walking distance of old jerusalembeautiful apartment in a great locationgreat location just 2 stops from the central station this is a really cozy and nice placeofek has a wonderful apartment located in the new part of jerusalem close to a wonderful market
8. Daniela's Urban Tranquility
This sunny studio, located inside of a pottery studio, is perfect for couples or a solo retreat. The original tile floors add a vintage feel that make this apartment unique. All ceramics in the apartment, including the dishes and the sink, are custom creations by the owner, adding to the one of a kind experience. The apartment is just a five minute walk from Machane Yehuda and a 10 minute walk from the Light Rail.
Urban Tranquility in JerusalemJerusalem, Israel
9. Mt. Zion Boutique Hotel (from USD 189)
With a Turkish bath, an outdoor pool with a hot tub, and an enormous breakfast buffet, the Mount Zion Boutique Hotel is truly a luxurious experience located in the historical heart of Jerusalem, just a 10 minute walk to the Old City. There are amazing views of Jerusalem from the pool, terrace, and lounge that make this hotel well worth the price.
Mount Zion Hotel
Address: 17 Hebron Road
10. Jacob's city center apartment with a view
Although Jacob recommends this apartment for 2 adults plus a child, it has 2 beds and a sofa bed; Jacob is willing to accommodate additional guest if notified in advance. This newly renovated studio is housed within a historic building, built in 1914, in the center of Jerusalem. If you’re planning on cooking from home, the apartment does not have a full kitchen, but a kitchenette. This apartment also has a beautiful view of Jerusalem from the large windows, the perfect place to watch the sunset.
1914 ARIA -Jerusalem Centre- VIEWJerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:great apartment with beautiful view on jerusalemthe views of the apartment were magnificentyou have a bed a shower and a great viewthe table is right by the window so you can enjoy city view during your breakfast or dinnergreat little apartment with a cool view and well-located
Cleanliness:really clean and easy to accessit was clean the bed was okaythe place was clean and bright and welcomingthe rooms were as said clean comfy with a great veiwa very clean studio with everything you need for a short stay
Host:the manager moshe is very friendlymoshe was friendly and helpfulthe facility manager moshe was very helpful and kindonsite manager moshe is really friendly and helpfulthe manager moshe is very responsive and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:great location close to everythingunbeatable location and excellent valueexcellent location very convenient for transportation and shoppinggreat location and a nice placeperfect place close to all the fun spots
Make your own experience
From modern to arabesque, there are so many different kinds of architecture to choose from in Jerusalem. Make your accommodations a part of your travel experience by choosing one of these uniquely stunning options that all reflect an aspect of culture in Jerusalem.
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