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Jerusalem, Israel Hotels and City Guide

Jerusalem Hotels and Jerusalem Guide with Jerusalem maps, top attractions, room reservations and hotel deals at a wide range of the best Jerusalem hotels

Jerusalem - Travel Tips


Local Customs

Services in Jerusalem are likely to be very restricted on Shabbat, which is to say between Friday at about 5pm to the same time on Saturday. Do bear in mind that almost 80 percent of the population are Jewish and the great majority of the remaining population are Arabs.


Jerusalem Dining

Jerusalem's cuisine offers the visitor an amazing amount of choice; from fifteen-dish Palestinian 'mezze' hors d'oeuvres and modern Israeli cuisine, to faithfully recreated biblical dishes and unpretentious, but excellent, hummus. You can also choose from authentic Italian pasta dishes, pizzas, and a wide variety of other international fare.

The more internationally-styled establisments are in the western part of Jerusalem, while the restaurants in the eastern part of the city are usually more Middle Eastern. Take note that religious festivals such as Ramadan may mean that restaurants will close or alter their hours; since the festival requires that Muslims eat nothing between dawn and dusk and that many restaurants in the city's eastern part, equally for religious reasons, refuse to sell alcohol.


Jerusalem Tipping Advice

Tipping is now expected in Israel and you'll be required to give at least 15 percent in restaurants and to taxi drivers.


Value for Money Sightseeing in Jerusalem

Free Walking Tours
The local Tourism Authority of the Municipality of Jerusalem, holds free walking Tours of the city every Saturday in English. These visit sites such as Mount Zion, the Southern and Northern Walls, and the Mount of Olives - a schedule of upcoming walking tours can be found on their website.





Hotels in Jerusalem, Israel

The American Colony Hotel

The American Colony Hotel

Nablus Road, PO BOX 19215, Jerusalem, Israel

Hotel Description: Spend a thousand and one magical nights in historic Jerusalem. This authentic Middle-Eastern mansion built in 1860 and with a fascinating history is an oasis of tranquility in this vibrant city. It offers various categories of rooms,...




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Crowne Plaza Jerusalem

Crowne Plaza Jerusalem

Givat Ram,JERUSALEM,91130 ISRAEL

397 guest rooms 21 floors Daily parking fee - 4 (USD)




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Novotel Jerusalem

Novotel Jerusalem

Saint George St. 9, 97200 Jerusalem, Israel

Hotel IntroductionThe hotel in the city centre features 394 rooms and is close to the old town centre and historical and spiritual monuments such as the Wailing Wall. 10km from the theatre and 45km from Tel Aviv airport. Spacious rooms featuring TV, minibar...




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Tulip Inn Jerusalem Golden Walls

Tulip Inn Jerusalem Golden Walls

Sultan Suleiman Street, 97200, Jerusalem

The htl is situated in the centre of Jerusalem, just outside the city walls, on Sultan Suliman Street, within a short walking distance from most historic religious & cultural centres. The htl faces the northern city walls between Damascus & Herods Gates. It's unmatched...




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