Stay at the very best hotels in Jerusalem, poolside! Planning a trip to the holy city? If you are looking for the best hotels in Jerusalem, especially ones with a swimming pool, then this post is for you!
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Luxury Hotels in Jerusalem with a Swimming Pool
King David Hotel
Swimming Pool | Luxury | Tower | Dan | Mamilla | $$$$$
Built in 1920s, and refurbished most recently in 2013, the King David Hotel in Jerusalem has a history befitting of such a special city. It is often used for state banquets and to host world leaders and famous personalities.
The 5 star hotel comes complete with a beautiful outdoor pool (one of the few in Jerusalem) surrounded by amazing gardens, a tennis court, and all that while being a 15-minute walk from the main city attractions. The amazing gardens are also the place for you to enjoy an Israeli restaurant. If you choose to eat indoor the King David hotel also offers 4 more restaurants for you to dine in.
Swimming pool | Luxury | Tower | Isrotel | Emek Refaim | $$$$
The Orient Jerusalem hotel is located in a very central location in Jerusalem, walking distance from countless cultural, tourist, and historic attraction. It has 234 luxurious rooms and suites plus many amenities including a rooftop pool overlooking iconic landmarks, an indoor pool on the spa level, gym, saunas, and Turkish hamam.
The David Citadel Hotel
Swimming pool | Luxury | Tower | Mamilla | $$$$$
Opened in 1988, The David Citadel Hotel is one of the best hotels in Jerusalem offering a huge swimming pool and a number of restaurants within its facilities.
The main attraction of The David Citadel Hotel would be your room, many of which were refurbished in 2015. The rooms at The David Citadel Hotel are larger than most rooms other hotels have to offer, and your bathroom will include both a bath and a shower.
Swimming pool | Luxury | Tower | Mamilla | $$$$$
Opened in 2009, the Mamilla Hotel is regarded as one of the finest in Jerusalem. The modern hotel, designed by Piero Lissoni, is contemporary to the core, bridging the gap between tradition and modernity.
The hotel offers a variety of restaurants, and is located only 10 minutes walking from Jaffa Gate. If you are looking for hotels in Jerusalem and want to make sure you travel in style, the hotel’s Egyptian cotton bed linens along with a transparent glass wall (that can be switched on and off) will do the trick!
Like every 5 star hotel Mamilla has a private spa, where you can enjoy a sauna, gym, an indoor swimming pool and treat yourself with a massage while visiting Jerusalem.
The American Colony Hotel
Louis Vincent Street 1 | Boutique | Luxury | $$$
Another historical landmark in Jerusalem, the American Colony Hotel is unique in that it stands in East Jerusalem, about a 10-minute walk from the Old City.
It was opened as a hotel in the early 20th century by Americans, the hotel is owned neither by Arabs nor Jews, but by Americans, British and Swedes, making it a favourite haven for international journalists, high-ranking officers of the United Nations and diplomats from across the world.
When checking in to the American Colony hotel in Jerusalem, your room will be in one of the 4 buildings that together create one of the best hotels in Jerusalem. Having a good time in the holy city starts with a great outdoor pool, a Swedish sauna and spending the night on Italian “Frette” bed sheets.
Mid Range Hotels in Jerusalem with a Swimming Pool
Shamai St 25 | Swimming pool | Mid-Range | Tower | Herber Samuel | $$$
Nestled in the magical alleyways of the Nahalat Shiva neighborhood. Our hotel is just a short walk to the Old City and its religious sites. Each of our 137 spacious rooms and suites have been designed with touches of Jerusalem stone, and the luxury suites furnished with premium accessories Our rooftop restaurant awaits you with a sumptuous dining experience, while you gaze out over the magnificent panoramic view of Jerusalem, Old and New.
Leonardo Plaza Hotel
Derech Ruppin | Swimming pool | Mid-Range | Tower | Leonardo | $$$
Leonardo Plaza Hotel Jerusalem welcomes you in a very central location in the heart of Jerusalem. The hotel offers 269 beautifully decorated rooms and suites with a breathtaking view of Jerusalem’s Old and New City. The exquisite restaurant assures you an exclusive culinary experience with delicious Italian cuisine which is strictly kosher. a seasonal pool as well as luxury spa complex which includes fitness room, whirlpool and sauna will guarantee a few relaxed hours.
St George St 9 | Swimming pool | Mid-Range | Tower | Leonardo | $$$
The Leonardo Jerusalem hotel, Four Stars Plus Hotel Rating, is within walking distance of all the incredible historical and religiously significant sites of the Old City. Guests can expect a warm welcome plus a wealth of superior amenities and spacious accommodation options in a hotel which offers an authentic Jerusalem experience.
The Inbal Jerusalem Hotel
Jabotinsky St. 3| Swimming pool | Mid-Range | Tower | $$$
A very comfortable 5-star hotel located in the heart of the city. The Inbal was opened in 1982, and it goes through a constant refurbishment cycle. If you truly want to have a memorable vacation make sure to ask for a room with a panoramic view to the old city. The hotel offers a variety of massages, a fitness centre, a sauna, and two pools one indoor heated pool, and one outdoor pool where you can sunbathe in the summer time.
Dan Panorama Hotel
39 Keren HaYesod St. | Swimming pool | Mid-Range | $$
A very pleasant 4-star hotel located just minutes from the old city, complete with an outdoor pool on the roof of the hotel.
Mount Zion Boutique Hotel and Suites
Hebron Road 17 | Swimming Pool | Mid-Range | Boutique Hotel | $$$
The Mount Zion Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Jerusalem’s historic center, it offers a seasonal outdoor pool and a traditional Turkish bath. The air conditioned rooms feature an Oriental style. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.
YMCA Three Arches Hotel
King David Street 26 | Christian | $
The YMCA Three Arches in Jerusalem has an amazing location, opposite the luxury King David Hotel and 10 minutes walk to the Old City. The rooms are decent, and the hotel also has an indoor swimming pool and squash court!
Ramada Jerusalem Hotel
Sderot Wolfson 6 | Swimming Pool | Tower | Wyndham | $$$
Offering a spa center and sauna, Ramada Jerusalem Hotel is located in Jerusalem, 1.9 mi from Holyland Model of Jerusalem. The hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool and fitness center, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant.
Caesar Premier Jerusalem Hotel
Jaffa St 208 | Swimming Pool | Tower | $$
Cesar Premier Jerusalem Hotel is near Jerusalem’s International Convention Center and the light rail. It offers a seasonal rooftop swimming pool, excellent kosher food, and free parking on site.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Jerusalem
Ahaliya 1 | Swimming Pool | Tower | Intercontinental | $$$
Set in Jerusalem’s Givat Ram district, home to the Israeli parliament and Supreme Court, Crowne Plaza is the tallest building in the city.
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.