Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Israel

At a Glance

  • Sophisticated modern hotel with a touch of late-1920s glamour

  • Its central location means the rich culture of Jerusalem is just a short walk away

  • Exquisite dining with a view of the ancient city

  • The hotel offers a great combination of comfort and luxury

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Best time to Visit

Good time to visit

Average time to visit

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

Strategically located within a stone throw to the Old City of Jerusalem, Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem combines modernity, comfort and accessibility with a touch of late-1920s style.

All 226 rooms and suites are beautifully infused with Jerusalem's culture with a classy touch of modernity, with some of the most generously spacious rooms and suites in the city. Designed by award-winning Turkish architect Sinan Kafadar, this elegant hotel is frequently named among Middle East's best city hotels.

During your stay, you can indulge from a selection of two opulent restaurants, a lobby bar and 24-hour room service. The Palace Restaurant features mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine, whereas the Garden Terrace at the fourth floor offers tapas bar with a beautiful view. You may also enjoy fine wine and champagne on the King's Court Lounge Bar.

Concierge, fitness centre and lobby WiFi are available. Family services include baby sitting, cribs and high chairs. Children's menu is also available.

Strategically located within a stone throw to the Old City of Jerusalem, the city's famous attractions can be easily accessible.

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Accommodation

All 226 rooms and suites are beautifully infused with Jerusalem's culture with a classy touch of modernity.

Childcare

Baby-sitting services, children's menu, cribs and high-chairs can be arranged at an additional cost. Please let us know if you would like to have these arranged for you.

Facilities

During your stay, you can indulge from a selection of two opulent restaurants, a lobby bar and 24-hour room service. The Palace Restaurant features mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine, whereas the Garden Terrace at the fourth floor offers tapas bar with a beautiful view. You may also enjoy fine wine and champagne on the King's Court Lounge Bar.

Concierge, fitness centre and lobby WiFi are available. Family services include baby sitting, cribs and high chairs.

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.

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    Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea & Jerusalem

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    • Jeep safari through the awe-inspiring Wadi Rum, with optional camel or balloon ride
    • Visit the Red Rose City of Petra at daytime and walk through the candle-lit Siq under the stars at night

Location & directions

Jerusalem, Israel

Located just 500 metre from the Jaffa Gate and Jerusalem's Old City, Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is an excellent base to begin your exploration of the Holy Land.

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