“This hotel is a great way of experiencing both classic and contemporary Jerusalem culture. It is minutes from the Jaffa Gate and the Old City, yet the hotel itself is a lesson in contemporary Israeli cool and a nice alternative to the grand dames of the King David and David Citadel. Traditional Jerusalem stone is paired with wooden floors and cool contemporary style: sleek, minimalist rooms furnished with modernist pieces. I was a little perturbed by the glass window separating the bedroom and bathroom, but it turns opaque at the touch of a button - phew! The restaurant serves a mix of Italian and classic Israeli cuisine, overlooking the Judea desert, plus a wine bar with resident DJ. There are some features that need a little more thought but generally, this is an excellent, contemporary option in Jerusalem..”
- Trusted friend Miriam Stein, Paris
(Date Experienced: May 2013)
A contemporary take on the holy city.
Best for adults.
Escaping the hubbub for a wonderful dinner in a little local restaurant recommended by our ‘host’ - he really ‘got’ what we were looking for with every request and always delivered faultless recommendations.
Best time to go
April to October are best, although November can be mild and there are far less people.
Some amenities need thinking through - who puts the hairdryer out of reach of a mirror? Rooms are very techy - not good if your a one-switch kind of person. The smallest are also quite bijou.