The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Rated 8.9 in 1250 reviews. 88 rooms.


The seeds of the American Colony Hotel were sown in 1902, when Baron Ustinov (grandfather of actor Sir Peter Ustinov),needed suitable accommodation in Jerusalem to house his visitors. Before long, the American Colony became a lodging for Western travelers and pilgrims. The American Colony is still owned and run by the descendants of the original founding community now for 150 years.

With its swimming pool, gourmet restaurants, landscaped gardens and a high-tech fitness centre, The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World offers a tranquil atmosphere in the heart of the vibrant city of Jerusalem. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the hotel.

Rooms at The American Colony are located in 4 buildings; the Main House, the East House, the Palm House and the Cow Byre. Luxurious and spacious rooms feature air conditioning, flat-screen TV and Italian "Frette" bed linen. The modern bathrooms are equipped with designer amenities.

You can enjoy a selection of international and local savoury products in the garden, in the bar and or in the patio.

The hotel wellness centre includes an outdoor swimming pool, sauna and a well equipped fitness room. The business centre is at your disposal for free.

The American Colony Hotel is less than 2 km from the Old City. The nearby light-rail can take you to Jerusalem's modern city centre. Free on-site parking is available.

Spa Facilities

  • Beauty Services
  • Spa facilities
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Fitness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
  • Heated pool

Available Rooms

2 guests




Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near The American Colony Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

  1. Garden's Restaurant

    Comida árabe básica, ambiente simples, mas agradável!

    408 m from hotel
    6 Shimon Tzedik Street

  2. askadinya restaurant

    This restaurant it great. If you love hearing classic music such as You are my Sunshine, Hello Again, Strangers In The Night and Take My breath away. Over and over and over.

    424 m from hotel
    shimon hazadik street 11

  3. Educational Bookshop

    Café: Good coffee. Free WiFi, you can rent a laptop for 20 shekels an hour. Try the Palestinian breakfast with omelet and fresh orange juice.

    498 m from hotel
    19 Salah al Din St.

  4. AlMihbash Restaurant

    The food here is really good! We were here several times during our visit in Jerusalem. If youre not hungry, you can sit out on the balcony and enjoy a fresh lime lemonade and smoke the waterpipe.

    0.5 km from hotel

  5. The Garden Tomb

    Depending on who you ask, Jesus was either buried here or at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. They're both very different so see them both.

    0.6 km from hotel
    Conrad Schick

  6. Damascus Gate (שער שכם)

    The comment that states that Arabs attack Jews is nothing but untrue. The eastern side of the city is safe for everyone and for all the religions.

    0.9 km from hotel
    Old City

  7. HaTaklit (התקליט)

    Soccer in Big Screen - jeah!!!!!! Hi to all of you Soccer Fans all over the World

    1.1 km from hotel
    7 Heleni HaMalka St.

  8. Old City of Jerusalem (העיר העתיקה)

    Some of the best food and shopping in Israel! Try some hummus at a local spot and check out a few of the shops before buying something.

    1.4 km from hotel

  9. Gatsby Cocktail Room

    Great vintage style bar! Very good cocktails.

    1.5 km from hotel
    Hillel 18

  10. Tower of David (מגדל דוד)

    The Light Show conveys the history of Jerusalem with incredible 3d light technology!

    1.5 km from hotel
    Jaffa Gate, Old City

  11. Mahane Yehuda Market (שוק מחנה יהודה)

    All the free Wifi hotspots are near Agripas. Aroma has free wifi, there's a free hotspot by PastaBasta/Fish and Chips/Yemenite Healer, Topolino has a free hotspot and in between Topolino and Aroma the

    1.6 km from hotel
    Mahane Yehuda

  12. Mount of Olives (הר הזיתים)

    Go in the evening and wear closed shoes because of all the millipedes

    1.7 km from hotel
    Mount of Olives