jerusalem

A cultural stirring is taking place in Jerusalem, and one that combines spirituality and history with the present day. Inside the walls of the Holy City, Jerusalem’s biggest and oldest outdoor market, Machne Yehuda, is testimony to the burgeoning experimentation and creativity that is engulfing this storied town. The food market dates back to the Ottoman period, when Arab and Jewish merchants sold local produce; today, you’ll find locally sourced legumes, smell the baking of bourekas and hear the chatter of the many voices that make up the golden city. Whether you feel moved, energised or perplexed by Jerusalem’s contemporary political issues, it is impossible to leave unaffected.

Villa Brown

Villa Brown, the Jerusalem expat of Tel Aviv’s Brown Hotels Group, introduces contemporary boutique luxury to ancient Jerusalem. This picturesque 19th-Ccentury villa has been transformed into a 24-room hotel along with garden bistro-café, rooftop spa and terrace, library and a unique subterranean “Cave Bar”. The property merges neoclassical, Ottoman and eclectic design styles with contemporary interior influences of velvety red, emerald and mauve. Overlooking the Ethiopian Church, the hotel is just a five-minute walk to the Old City Walls and city centre.

David Citadel Hotel

Situated in the city centre and overlooking the beautiful Old City Walls and Tower of David, the David Citadel Hotel is a magnificent property and the hotel of choice for the well-heeled (think politicians and celebrities including the Clintons and Kardashian-Wests). The 385-spacious rooms and suites are completed by an outdoor swimming pool, spa, fitness classes and fine-dining options, making it an ideal option if you’re looking for an indulgent getaway.

Bezalel Hotel

Bezalel Hotelis a 37-room urban boutique property housed within a restored landmark building just steps away from the bustling Machane Yehuda market, Bezalel Street and the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design’s School of Architecture. The hotel pays homage to Israeli culture with original furnishings, local crafts and a contemporary-art collection making for an aesthetically satisfying stay and a perfect launchpad for exploring the best of Jerusalem’s cultural scene.

  • +972 2530 9999
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  • Mesilat Yesharim Street 1
    Jerusalem
    9458401

Villa Brown

David Citadel Hotel

Bezalel Hotel

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