Where To Stay In Jerusalem: 11 Best Hotels And Vacation Rentals - Updated 2024

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Luxurious hotels or quiet retreats, city centre apartments or boutique bed and breakfasts… Do you have expectations when you ponder over your accommodation options in Jerusalem? Get them tested.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 20, 2024.

1. Cozy apartment in a historic building (from USD 85)

This remarkable one-bedroom apartment in Jerusalem is inside a building that’s more than 100 years old. The home’s balcony overlooks the city streets, offering you a place to sit back and relax. The kitchen comes with a refrigerator, a microwave, a stove, an oven, and a coffeemaker for your dining needs. The wifi and TV are also available for your entertainment. With the home being situated in the city center, you are within walking distance from several shops, restaurants, and attractions.

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
782 meters (0.5 ft) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre
409 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good hot shower wifi kitchenette nicely laid out studio porch ac a little rustic but very clean
just letting anyone else that would appreciate having two beds prepared have a heads up about the 'system'
the streets are super clean too
besides that the room was clean and looked nice and the check in was very easy
his place is very clean and accommodating
place was clean and the discription was accurate
the apartment was large and clean
oded the host was nice and communicative
oded is a great host and a man that is genuinely friendly and helpful
our host couldn't have been better: friendly knowledgeable a truly helpful guy
more than that oded is an amazing host and a wonderful person
oded is a wonderful kind and thoughtful host who made everything better than i could have ever expected
public transportation is excellent and is easily accessible from this location
fantastic location just a short walk from jaffa gate an the old city
perfect location just outside of the old city
this is a perfect location for visiting jerusalem
close to many attractions in wonderful jerusalem
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2. Mamilla Jerusalem Hotel (from USD 461)

Probably one of the best hotels in the world, Mamilla Jerusalem Hotel is famed for its location, staff, and food, but I must say that it impresses first and foremost through its design. The attention to detail, the simplicity of the lines used, and the traditionalism in colors are all amazing traits. Transparency is key here, while the sun deck and the swimming pool are other ultimate strengths of this establishment. Wood and light seem to act as the essentials, in a hotel that charms through its spa, views, and the holiday-vibe rooftop restaurant.

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Mamilla Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 11 King Solomon Street
567 meters (0.4 ft) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

3. Tur Sinai Organic Farm Resort (from USD 194)

You sometimes feel the urge to just escape, don’t you? We all do. Why not do it in style? Amidst an organic orchard, you can’t help but feel the true nature of the area. You will also sleep in style, in rooms that are both large and furnished with eco-friendly elements. You will be welcomed by a basket of cookies, coffee, and the resort’s organic fruit liqueur. A rich and plentiful breakfast is served daily, including cheese, eggs, and salad. This accommodation is only 15 minutes by car from central Jerusalem, yet seemingly a world away.

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Tur Sinai Organic Farm Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Zeev Tur Sinai 1 Emek Haarazim
4.8 km (3.0 mi) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

4. David Citadel Hotel (from USD 520)

An excellent business card – many important names of our current world have stayed here. They know what they know… that is, you cannot beat the view. Or the large swimming pool. Or the many dining facilities – you may choose between Italian and Mediterranean cuisines – all while enjoying stunning views over the Old City. What about the rooms? Well, they are chic and classic, with dashes of electric colors here and there. What else? You may run your workout in the gym and relax afterwards in the hotel’s wonderful spa. Just to get you spoiled a bit.

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The David Citadel Jerusalem

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 7 King David Street
665 meters (0.5 ft) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

5. Unique 1 Bedroom

This white, green, and turquoise dream, one-bedroom apartment is located on the most central of all Jerusalem streets: Jaffa, in a typically charming building, close to a whole range of cafés, restaurants, and shops. Of course, you will also be close to the main attractions, which are, in fact, within walking distance. After all the discoveries made throughout the day, you can relax on your private terrace while you enjoy a sip of coffee, prepared in the modern kitchen that comes with the whole package.

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
758 meters (0.5 ft) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre
81 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a very lovely and modern apartment with all amenities you could need
our airbnb was lovely great location air conditioning and communication with chaya
amazing apartment with all you need nice bed full equipment kitchen washing machine and so on
we especially enjoyed the balcony the quietness in the apartment and the super central location
great location and beautiful apartment with lots of amenities
the apartment was clean quiet and comfortable
large quiet and clean space
nice quiet and clean
chaya's apartment is beautiful and incredibly clean
it's clean roomy and modern with everything you need thoughtfully supplied
she was the perfect host
owners were responsive and prompt with questions
host was very helpful and prompt
rarely have we encountered a more caring host
chaya was very helpful and was quick with response to any questions
the location was perfect being so central
very central to shops dining and transportation the location was perfect
amazing central location right in the middle of downtown jerusalem but still an easy walk to the old city
perfect location right in the center of town
the location is very good in the center of jerusalem and near the old city
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6. Central Boutique Hotel (from USD 132)

Decorated in bright though delicate tones, the rooms provide all items needed to feel comfortable in your host city. You are 1.2 km (0.7 mi) away from its core and you will find a grocery store right next to the hotel for all unexpected necessities. There is a free tour of the Old City on offer, how about that? Of course, there are plenty of places to relax for a coffee or a delicious meal and are located nearby.

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Central Boutique Hotel

7.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Heleni HaMalka 3
893 meters (0.6 ft) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Parking Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Internet services Luggage storage WiFi Available Free WiFi Air conditioning

7. Full Option apartment

There is surely some connection between Jerusalem and the color white. To be honest, they go together perfectly! Don’t you think? This two-bedroom apartment is yet more proof to support that! You will only be five minutes away from the Old City, plus you’ll have a large terrace, a private parking spot, a washing machine and a dryer, and an amazing kitchen. Are you prepared to give them all a try?

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
1.13 km (0.7 mi) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre
64 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
only few minutes from old city the apartment had all of the comforts of home
it was very clean and bright
apartment was in great shape and very clean
the apartment was perfectly cleaned
clean modern and excellent location
on the other hand the apartment was very clean and the location was perfect
hosts were very responsive to all our questions
gary was an excellent host
our hosts were very responsive and helpful
the hosts are super responsive and pleasant
the host is responsive and attentive for each details
central to many great restaurants stores and transportation hubs
the location and unit were great
the car park is a real plus easy access
five stars apartment in a great location
the apartment is very centrally located easily within walking distance of ben yehuda and the old city
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8. The Jerusalem Little Hotel (from USD 18)

This accommodation is only 15 minutes away by foot from the Jaffa Gate (and the Old City). Basic yet charming en-suite rooms are on offer and the rooftop terrace says it all: it gives you a sense of truly living like a local in a place you’re currently experiencing with avid eyes. Add the fresh breakfast served in the shared kitchen each morning and you’ll feel energized for yet another day in the enigmatic city!

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Jerusalem Guest House

Address: 214 Jaffa Street
2.48 km (1.6 mi) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre

9. Mount Zion Hotel (from USD 189)

Want to walk to the historic centre of Jerusalem? It will only take you 10 minutes from here! But first, take your pick of what exactly you wish to savor from the large breakfast provided – hot meals, fruit, and cakes – and also have a short dip in the inviting swimming pool. You may leave the traditional Turkish sauna for after you’ve done your walking for the day. There are restaurants serving Israeli food a pleasant stroll away. How else could you relax? Make use of the hot tub, the sun deck, or simply book yourself a massage on site. The rooms display an Oriental style and many feature the original stone wall of the historic building – a key note for all those fascinated by the past! You will surely be fascinated by the views, too!

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Mount Zion Hotel

Address: 17 Hebron Road
1.16 km (0.8 mi) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre

10. Luxurious City Center One Bedroom

Extremely neat, spacious, and dotted with colorful details. This could be the short description of the one-bedroom apartment you’ve got your eyes on, in the very heart of Jerusalem. You are only minutes away from the Mamilla and Ben Yehuda, where there are a plethora of wining, dining, and shopping opportunities. The place comes with a parking spot and an equipped kitchen. Enjoy!

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
773 meters (0.5 ft) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre
64 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

11. Studio Apartment in the City Center

Advertised as a great space for couples, this red and white comfortable apartment sits elegantly in the centre of Jerusalem, making it a perfect base to explore the city and make the most of your visit. The studio comes with a fully equipped kitchen, if you feel the need to have some midnight tea or crave a breakfast prepared entirely by you.

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
952 meters (0.6 ft) from Church of the Holy Sepulchre
76 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is just one easy chair plus the bed for sitting
room and communication was good internet worked properly
chaya was great to work with and the directions to the apt were incredibly easy to follow
chaya was easy to communicate with and the apartment was exactly as described
it has amazing heating ( we were visiting in winter) and a comfortable bed
however everything is spotless clean and recently renovated
the flat is clean and very cozy
it's spotlessly clean and very comfortable and chaya is available to help whenever needed
amazing location responsive host sparkling clean and stylish - we had a wonderful stay
room was tidy and comfortable and check in was very easy
responsive host easy check in procedure
she was a fantastic host and my fiancé and i thoroughly enjoyed our stay at her place
chaya was an amazing host
chaya is a brilliant host who will help you with anything you need
chaya was a very kind host
amazing location in a cute apartment
nice location and good apartment
centrally located really easy to get to from central station
wonderful place in an ideal location
great location close to public transit and within walking distance to the old city
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A healing experience

You’ve managed to get to the Holy City. And you’ve also managed to explore it and perceive its uniqueness. But have you done it in comfort and kept your spirits high throughout your stay? Well, if you followed the suggestions and stayed somewhere above, I must say you have!

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