The Boutique Hotel trend is finally making its way to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, with loads of boutique hotels opening up in the Holy City all the time! We’ve broken this guide into two sections – Best Boutique Hotels in Jerusalem City Center and Best Boutique Hotels in the Judean Hills just outside of Jerusalem.
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Best Boutique Hotels in Jerusalem Center
Mesilat Yesharim St 1 | Boutique |Atlas | $$$
Just steps away from the revived Mehane Yehuda Market, sits the Bezalel Hotel, a 37 room boutique hotel with artistic influences. The building is a beautifully restored landmark with modern and comfortable rooms, and the location is unbeatable.
Dorot Rishonim St. 13 | Boutique | Atlas | $$$
If you are thinking about traveling to the holy city for your next vacation, the colonial style Arthur Hotel (an Atlas Boutique Hotel) will make you feel right at home. Opened in 2013, the boutique hotel consists of 54 rooms in three different styles: Turkish, Jewish, and British.
Yoel Moshe Salomon St. 6 | Boutique | Atlas | $$$
One of Jerusalem’s first boutique hotels, The Harmony Boutique Hotel opened in 2008. It is located just near the shuk and has 50 compact and stylish rooms and a sun deck for guests.
Yehoshua Bin Nun Street 13 | Boutique | Brown | $$$
Opened in 2014, the Arcardia Ba’Moshava Boutique Hotel is one of the best boutique hotels in Jerusalem. With only 24 rooms, the hotel is located one block away from the trendy Emek HaRefaim Street (German Colony), where you can find cafes, bars and restaurants.
Monbaz St 3 | Boutique | Leonardo | $$$
Leonardo Boutique Jerusalem is a charming hotel in the heart of Israel’s capital city. The well-designed hotel offers comfortable and spacious rooms as well as elegant and relaxing public spaces. Designed by Ari Shaltiel, the hotel interior is a mixture of the old and the new, much like Jerusalem. Leonardo Boutique Jerusalem hotel’s public spaces have mostly modern and colorful furniture as well as Oriental ornaments; together they bring Jerusalem’s unique atmosphere into the hotel.
Ha-Nevi’im St 54 | Boutique | Brown | $$$
Jerusalem’s first Brown Hotels, Villa Brown is a boutique hotel that represents small-scale luxury. Housed in an impressive 19th-century villa that has been restored, Villa Brown offers luxurious modern rooms, a Rooftop Spa, a Garden Cafe and a trendy bar, “Cave Bar”.
Best Boutique Hotels in the Judean Hills
Swimming Pool | Boutique | Luxury | Isrotel | Judean Hills | $$$
Nestled in the Jerusalem hills, 20 minutes drive from the Old City, is the beautiful Cramim Resort and Spa.
Part of the exclusive Isrotel Executive Collection hotels, the resort has 155 magnificent rooms and suites, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna, hot-tub, and a Turkish Bath, 26 spa treatment rooms, and an excellent restaurant specilising in local produce.
Swimming Pool | Boutique | Luxury | Judean Hills | $$$$$
Located in Maale Hachamisha in the Kiryet Anavim District, 9.9 mi from Mount Herzl, Gordonia Private Hotel features free WiFi is available throughout the property.
All air-conditioned, rooms at Gordonia Hotel have access to either a private or a shared pool, and are fitted with a satellite flat-screen TV, a coffee machine and a mini-bar. All rooms include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. The bathroom comes with bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer. Some also have a hot tub.
Boutique | Mid-Range | Judean Hills | $$$$
Located in Ein Kerem village, Alegra Boutique Hotel is 200 m from the Church of the Visitation. It offers a sauna in its fruit orchard, and luxurious suites with exposed-stone walls.
With Persian rugs and contemporary bathrooms, the suites at the Alegra are a mix of old and new. Each is uniquely decorated and comes with air conditioning, satellite TV and a tea/coffee maker. A safe is also included.
This guide is part of our series of Best Hotel Guides in Israel. Also check out our guides for Best Hotels in Israel, Best Hotels in Tel Aviv, Best Hotels in the Dead Sea, Best Hotels in Eilat; for those looking for boutique hotels we have guides for the Best Boutique Hotels in Israel and Best Boutique Hotels in Tel Aviv; and for those traveling in a budget, we have guides for the Best Hostels in Israel and Best Hostels in Tel Aviv.