Alegra Boutique Hotel
The Alegra Hotel is undoubtedly a story of love.
In the early 1920’s, Alegra Bello, a Jewish resident of Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda district, and Jebra Francis Rahil, an Arab Christian from Ein Kerem village, escaped the disapproving confines of their families to pursue their love for one another.
The amorous couple fled to Bethlehem where they would secretly wed, and later return to Ein Kerem where Jebra built this beautiful home as a symbol of love for his new wife.
In 2011, the house was restored and transformed into a stunning and luxurious boutique property known today as the Alegra Hotel
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.
Housed in an Arabesque building dating from 1850, the property has contemporary Israeli artwork in public areas. There are massage treatments also available.
Breakfast is served at a partner restaurant, 200 m from Alegra Boutique Hotel.
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