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Jaffa Gate - Old City P.O. Box 14085, Jerusalem 91140 Israel
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Finding an ideal family-friendly hotel in Jerusalem does not have to be difficult. Welcome to New Imperial Hotel, a nice option for travellers like you.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Tower of David Museum (0.0 mi) and Garden of Gethsemane (1.0 mi), guests of New Imperial Hotel can easily experience some of Jerusalem's most well known attractions.

Rooms at New Imperial Hotel offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

24 hour front desk, 24 hour check-in, and a rooftop terrace are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. Free breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to New Imperial Hotel, parking is available.

If you’re looking for a steakhouse, consider a visit to The Eucalyptus, ‪Lehem Basar - Meat and Eat, or Link Jerusalem, which are all conveniently located a short distance from New Imperial Hotel.

Jerusalem is also home to Knesset (Parliament), a popular government building that is not too far from New Imperial Hotel.

New Imperial Hotel looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Jerusalem.

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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Breakfast buffet
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Non-smoking hotel
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, French, Arabic, Hebrew
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Ellen A wrote a review Apr 2022
Copenhagen Region, Denmark142 contributions98 helpful votes
Just inside the Jaffa Gate one of the major entries to the Old City and situated in an old building this hotel offers charm and easy access to all that the Old City has to offer. The rooms are spacious and clean, we were three in a family room with plenty of space. Also spacious and well functioning bathroom. Roof top terracce overlooking the Old City skyline and the Palace of Herod.
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Date of stay: April 2022
Room Tip: We had a quiet room to the back, the front facing the street will be noisier.
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KimOscBet wrote a review Feb 2022
Richmond, United Kingdom16 contributions33 helpful votes
When we encountered our hotel, we couldn’t quite believe the location, immediately inside the Jaffa Gate. The room was spacious and clean, the history of the building was evident. Our room wasn’t ready but it didn’t matter as the staff said we could leave our bags, which we did. The rooftop view is spectacular. Our room balcony overlooked David’s Tower, which was once in a lifetime! The only downside was the noise from the street, but some electric shutters helped with this. We didn’t have the breakfast but you could add it to your stay for 35 NIS a day. Incredible location, would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
Madeline M wrote a review Feb 2022
30 contributions3 helpful votes
I Will be back in January and will definitely stay in this hotel again !!! LEONARDO & RULA , Has made our stay unbelievable and amazingly awesome experience !!! YES LOCATION -LOCATION -LOCATION - this is the place if your looking for LOCATION ! LEONARDO - RULA - You are definitely a true ASSET AND - CUSTOMER SERVICE-EMPATHY- CARING surpasses all expectations I feel just like at home 🏠 THANK YOU !!!!! Our stay was amazing! Madeline Morales
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Dewey4321 wrote a review Jan 2021
Indianapolis, Indiana150 contributions119 helpful votes
This hotel was a mess. Maybe I have unrealistic expectations. We had a room with a loft and a window. The window is open to the outside with lots of birds on the ledge. They don't come in. Not sure why , because there are no screens. The stairs to loft where you sleep are very steep and narrow. Good luck if you need to use the restroom. It is down the narrow fight in the dark. There is minimal room in the bed areas. There is a twin on the main floor with a tiny desk. Minimal room for luggage. Very hot in the loft. I didn't sleep much. Nice surprise in the AM. No hot water!!! Staff is not friendly and wants to be left alone. The staff said I should have gotten up earlier. Next breakfast. Extremely old and terrible food. Not a great way to start the day. If you are a senior this is not a hotel for you. Lots of stairs. When you arrive you have to carry your luggage up a flight of stairs to the lobby. NO ELEVATOR. Then once you get to the lobby your room could be a couple more flights to carry your luggage. Just be aware. The good news is this hotel is nicely located near everything. It's very interesting inside. The top of the hotel is fabulous for looking over the city. If you go with minimal expectations you could possibly be happy here. The hotel is loud, but should be expected, because it is in heavy tourist area.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Kim G wrote a review Nov 2020
Pacific Grove, California3134 contributions264 helpful votes
Fantastic location within Jerusalem's Old City Walls, just inside the Jaffa Gate, and across the street from the Citadel and Tower of David. We stayed four nights and loved the convenience of walking to all of the major sites within or near Old Jerusalem. The Imperial Hotel has an interesting history, and once hosted Kaiser Wilhelm, II in 1898, when the Jaffa Gate entrance was expanded to permit access for his entourage. Our room was comfortable, with a mini kitchen area, several stone walls and large bathroom. As the plumbing is old, toilet paper must be placed in a waste basket as opposed to being flushed. A large and comfortable lounge is a nice place to bring a drink from off-site, and converse or catch up on world news. Breakfast is plentiful and served in another nice area of the hotel. The entrance is attractive, and a staircase (no elevator) leads the guest up to the 2nd level (and beyond) for service, which is friendly, welcoming, and where a complimentary tea and coffee machine is situated. "Tourist Information" is a two minute walk, where we booked a semi-private tour to Bethlehem, and numerous restaurants are located within the immediate vicinity, both inside the Old Walls and outside, in the Ben Yahuda Street pedestrian mall area. I highly recommend Versava Restaurant across the courtyard from the Imperial, run by a delightful Christian family. The "Night Spectacular" with lights, is shown evenings at the Citadel across the street, but it can be viewed from the Imperial's roof-top terrace. Many of the other historic sites in Jerusalem, such as Temple Mount and Mount of Olives, can also be seen from the rooftop, where my adult son and I spent evenings enjoying the ancient views. We were extremely pleased overall with this historic, budget-friendly hotel, and our inside room was exceptionally quiet. This was a unique, cultural experience.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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US$147 - US$268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about New Imperial Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to New Imperial Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Old City of Jerusalem (0.4 km), Zak's Jerusalem Gifts (0.2 km), and Levantine Gallery (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at New Imperial Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at New Imperial Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at New Imperial Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to New Imperial Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mirror Bar, Rooftop, and The Eucalyptus.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at New Imperial Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Arabic, and Hebrew.
Are there any historical sites close to New Imperial Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old City of Jerusalem (0.4 km), Temple Mount Sifting Project- HaMasu'ot Lookout (2.3 km), and Western Wall (0.6 km).