David Citadel Hotel

Jerusalem, Israel

At a Glance

  • Excellent value for affordable luxury experience

  • Feng shui-inspired spa is perfect after a day of exploration in the Old City

  • Just 10 minutes' walk away from the Tower of David and Jaffa Gate

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The best time to visit climate-wise is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), when the daytime temperatures aren't too extreme. Winter can be cold and rainy in some areas.

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Description

Elegant designs, lavish dining options and close access to key Jerusalem attractions makes this our top pick in Jerusalem for those who would like to have a royal treatment without breaking the bank.

Located in the city center and overlooking the Tower of David and Old City Walls, David Citadel offers both first-class luxury and strategic access to the historical center of Jerusalem.

All 385 rooms and suites incorporates classic design. Each bathroom comes equipped with luxurious soak, Bulgari amenities, Frette towels and robes. Combining the vision of Israeli architect Moshe Safdie with sought-after interior designer Piero Lissoni, David Citadel Hotel's majestic design has over the years attracted diplomats, prime ministers, celebrities and guests of the highest levels.

Plenty of dining options are available here. Scala Restaurant at the fourth floor offers traditional Jerusalem dishes with a warm rustic atmosphere. Seasons Restaurant offers a lavish buffet breakfast. The Lobby Lounge opens to the terrace with a view of the Old City Walls.

The hotel has a Children's Play Center to keep your young ones fully catered. The center includes a miniature kitchen, living room, doll house, TV and computer corner. It opens 10am-7pm daily between May to October. From November to April, usage of the center has to be requested before arrival and subject to hotel's occupancy.

Other facilities include gym, swimming pool and a spa with treatment rooms, relaxation zone, wet and dry saunas.

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Accommodation

All 385 rooms and suites incorporates classic design. Each bathroom comes equipped with luxurious soak, Bulgari amenities, Frette towels and robes.

Childcare

The hotel has a Children's Play Center to keep your young ones fully catered. The center includes a miniature kitchen, living room, doll house, TV and computer corner. It opens 10am-7pm daily between May to October. From November to April, usage of the center has to be requested before arrival and subject to hotel's occupancy.

Facilities

Scala Restaurant at the fourth floor offers traditional Jerusalem dishes with a warm rustic atmosphere. Seasons Restaurant offers a lavish buffet breakfast. The Lobby Lounge opens to the terrace with a view of the Old City Walls.

Experiences

  • Acre

    Visit the underground Crusader City of Acre.

  • Beit Guvrin's Secret Underworld

    See the burial caves, hideouts, and dovecotes in the UNESCO-listed Beit Guvrin. Highlights include Cave of the Musicians, Bell Caves and Roman Ampitheatre.

  • Beit She'an

    Continue to Beit She'an, among the modern buildings with impressive Greco-Roman buildings dating back to approximately 6,000 years.

  • Bethlehem: Birthplace of Jesus Christ

    Visit the birthplace of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem including Church of Nativity, Milk Grotto Chapel and King David's Well. Time permitting, visit the Walled Off Hotel for its museum and galleries.

  • Caesarea

    Discover the archaeological ruins of Caesarea.

  • Dead Sea Relaxation

    A once-in-a-lifetime experience, try to float in the mineral-rich Dead Sea!

  • Ein Karem

    See a different face of this iconic city as you visit the ancient village of Ein Karem, home to the St John the Baptist Church and Church of Visitation.

  • Haifa

    You will visit Haifa for a scenic view of the City, the Port and the magnificent Baha'i Gardens and Shrine.

  • Hebron

    Explore the arched roofs and alleys of the souk, the Mosque of Abraham, the synagogue and the glass factory.

  • Hezekiah's Tunnels

    Take an adventurous walk through the Hezekiah's Tunnels, once constructed by King Hezekiah to bring water supply into the city.

  • Israel Museum

    Highlight of the Israel Museum includes the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea scrolls are displayed, as well as the Holy Land Model during the times of Jesus Christ.

  • Jericho

    Pass through the world's oldest city, making brief photo stops at Sycamore Tree and Mount of Temptation.

  • Kotel Tunnels

    Let us take you through the depths of Israel's history as seen from the Western Wall Tunnels, stretching almost half a kilometre to uncover segments of the Wall hidden from plain slight.

  • Mahane Yehuda Market

    An authentic experience through Mahane Yehuda, Jerusalem's largest market and one of the most famous in Middle East.

  • Masada

    Make a trip to Qumran Cave where the famous Dead Sea Scroll was discovered and take a cable car ride to the top of Masada Fortress.

  • Megiddo National Park: Battle of Armageddon

    A day excursion to Armageddon, or Megiddo National Park for a historical revisit of Israeli's battlefield history and admire the fascinating view of Jezreel Valley.

  • Nazareth

    Drive to Nazareth, where the biggest draw is the home of Mary, Joseph and infant Jesus. Explore the town including the Basilica of the Annunciation.

  • Nazareth Village: Parable Walking Tour

    Experience the Galilean life as it was during the time of Jesus in this parable walking tour of Nazareth Village.

  • Night Spectacular Light Show at the Citadel

    In the evening, enjoy Sound & Light Show at the Citadel (closed on Friday).

  • Old Jerusalem Tour: Highlights of the Holy Land

    Follow Jesus' path from Zion Gate through Jewish Quarter, Wailing Wall, Dome of the Rock, Kotel Tunnels, Tomb of the Virgin Mary, Garden of Gethsemane, Way of the Cross, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Armenian & Christian Quarters and Mount Zion.

  • Old Jerusalem Tour: Second Time's the Charm

    See the Old Jerusalem from another perspective as you climb over the ramparts of Tower of David, followed by a visit to Mount Zion, home to three major Christian sites.

  • Old Jerusalem: Christian Quarter

    Follow the footprints during Jesus' crucifixion day into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

  • Old Jerusalem: Dome of the Rock

    Visit the holiest shrine of Jerusalem: the iconic Dome of the Rock.

  • Old Jerusalem: Jewish Quarter & Wailing Wall

    Start from the Zion Gate which leads to the Jewish Quarter of the Old City, there you will see the famous Wailing Wall and its holiest shrine of Dome of the Rock.

  • Old Jerusalem: Mount of Olives

    Visit Mount of Olives with panoramic city view, Church of All Nations and its Jewish cemetery.

  • Old Jerusalem: Mount Zion

    Make a visit to Mount Zion, located just outside the Old City walls, it is home to three major sites: The Tomb of King David, The Room of the Last Supper and the Church of the Dormition.

  • Old Jerusalem: Tomb of Virgin Mary & Gethsemane Garden

    Pay a visit to the Tomb of the Virgin Mary and the adjacent Garden of Gethsemane. These Christian sites are historically linked to both prayer and betrayal.

  • Old Jerusalem: Tower of David

    See Jerusalem's history from the Tower of David and the citadel's museum. Walk over the ramparts of the Old City to see the historic Holy Land from a different perspective!

  • Ramallah

    This tour of Ramallah will bring you to the Yasser Arafat Museum and his memorial tomb.

  • Traditional Shabbat Dinner with Local Family

    Feast on various home-made Jewish delicacies with a local family when you stay in Jerusalem.

  • Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

    Dedicated in memories of the brave Jews who fought against the Nazi oppressors, a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial is an inspiring experience.

Location & directions

Jerusalem, Israel

David Citadel is just a short 10 minutes walk away from the Jaffa Gate.

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