Best Places To Stay In Jerusalem: 10 Best Vacation Rentals & Hotels - Updated 2023

places to stay in jerusalem

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 bath
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
179 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning is amazing
apartment was full of natural light and a nice place to relax with the balcony too
the bed bedding and sofa are comfortable
nice apartment with a great view of the street from the bedroom window
the apartment was as described comfortable
very clean and comfortable place
the apartment was very clean and spacious
clean and easy to access
the place was clean and spacious
the house is clean and nice
jacob our host was responsive and helpful
jacob was a great host
self check in was helpful
jacob was a very helpful host
jacob was a responsive host
great location close to everything
location was excellent walking distance from everything in the downtown triangle
accuracy location was great
great location and amazing appartment
great flat in great location
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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

Wifi Available

Address: Batei Mahase 1
Accommodates: 5

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

Wifi Available

Address: Derech Hahachaiot 13 st.
Accommodates: 2

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

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Louis Vincent Street
Accommodates: 3

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

Wifi Available

Address: Jaffa Gate Old City
Accommodates: 5

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

Wifi Available

Address: 15 Heleni ha-Malka Street
Accommodates: 2

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 Center
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
243 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is nicely done and comfortable especially if you like an extra firm mattress pics are accurate
bed was very firm which some may like or not
there's a little outdoor space with a table to enjoy your morning coffee or evening wine
the apartment is great on the photos but even nicer in real life
the apartment is a bit secluded which made for peaceful quiet nights
very clean and well designed
place was clean and well kept
the unit has a clean and modern bathroom
the space is very clean and everything worked well
quite place clean & had a lovely stay
the host is very kind and responsive
ofek is an amazing host
ofek is a great host who really cares
ofek was a great host and very accommodating
ofek answers email messages very fast and was a really courteous host
it’s in a perfect location in jerusalem walking distance to everything
wonderful place within walking distance of old jerusalem
beautiful apartment in a great location
great location just 2 stops from the central station this is a really cozy and nice place
ofek has a wonderful apartment located in the new part of jerusalem close to a wonderful market
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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 Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel
288 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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.

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- VIEW
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
121 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 3 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment with beautiful view on jerusalem
the views of the apartment were magnificent
you have a bed a shower and a great view
the table is right by the window so you can enjoy city view during your breakfast or dinner
great little apartment with a cool view and well-located
really clean and easy to access
it was clean the bed was okay
the place was clean and bright and welcoming
the rooms were as said clean comfy with a great veiw
a very clean studio with everything you need for a short stay
the manager moshe is very friendly
moshe was friendly and helpful
the facility manager moshe was very helpful and kind
onsite manager moshe is really friendly and helpful
the manager moshe is very responsive and helpful
great location close to everything
unbeatable location and excellent value
excellent location very convenient for transportation and shopping
great location and a nice place
perfect place close to all the fun spots
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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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