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1 Batei Makhase, Jerusalem 9751494 Israel
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#55 of 120 in Jerusalem
A unique hotel in Jerusalem's Jewish Quarter in the Old City. The Sephardic House hotel nestles at the very heart of the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City - an exquisite jewel offering the ultimate hospitality in the magical atmosphere of Jerusalem. The building was first built some 200 years ago and completed towards the end of the 19th century. From the residence, there are superb views of the Old City and the City of David. The complex boasts 51 guest rooms located in three separate wings, each offering a different level of accommodation and hospitality: Deluxe wing - offers superb and luxurious accommodation in 12 rooms and 3 suites. The entire storey of deluxe accommodations faces towards the charming patio with its echoes of a traditional Spanish courtyard orchard. Rishon LeTzion wing - a wing suitable for private events, such as family gatherings, with 6 rooms. Economy wing - with 30 standard guest rooms for dual and single occupancy. Our guest rooms have been designed meticulously in order to carefully conserve their historical features create a harmonious blend with modern luxury and comfort, so that guests can enjoy a truly unique holiday experience. Sephardic House is a unique building in the Jewish Quarter, located within walking distance of the magical alleyways of the Old City of Jerusalem, the ancient Hurva Synagogue, the Kotel (Western Wall), Mt. Zion, the Kotel tunnels, the Armenian Quarter, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Mamilla District, the Jerusalem Cinemathèque and town center. This location provides an extremely convenient starting point for walks around the Old City, while its proximity to the Western Wall transforms it into an attractive venue for hosting Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and other family events. We invite you to come and enjoy the attention of our friendly, professional team and experience our exceptional standard of service and hospitality. Take in the magical views, the atmosphere of holiness and peacefulness, alongside the life of a vibrant modern city that offers you countless leisure options and facilities
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Car hire
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
24-hour front desk
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Arabic, Hebrew
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Carol C wrote a review 16 May
Vancouver, Canada1 contribution
We stayed at the Sephardic House recently and really enjoyed it. We stayed in a deluxe room, which was clean and had a lovely view of Jerusalem and a portion of the wall surrounding the Old City. The bathroom wasn't huge but was adequate and clean. The room was quite and had a fridge. Room service was fast and attentive. Breakfast was included and featured a good selection of hot and cold foods. We'd stay there again - it is incredibly convenient for exploring the Old City of Jerusalem.
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Date of stay: May 2022
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: choose a deluxe room if you want a city view
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Mrs Schmidt wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Awful. Had to find another hotel. Mold in bathroom, dirty room, terrible breakfast, no heating in room, awful dinner recommendation. Don’t go there. The price is outrageous for such poor quality of hotel
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled
Response from reservations s, Manager at The Sephardic House
Responded 29 Jan 2020
Dear Mrs. Schmidt very sorry we didn't meet your expectations we will take your review very seriously and work harder to improve best regards Jerry
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TravelDonCA wrote a review Jan 2020
California214 contributions127 helpful votes
We stayed here for five nights. The breakfast was very good and much different than what I am used to (I am not used to having cheese for breakfast). Dinner was good each evening with plenty of food and some different selections. The desk clerks were very helpful when I needed a few things. Our room was comfortable and I slept like a baby. The room we were in was on the small side when compared with an American hotel. However, I found that to be common throughout the hotels on our trip. I would most definitely stay here again. It is right on the edge of Old City Jerusalem and thus close to everything you might want. It is a short walk to the Wailing Wall, the Temple Mount, and the tunnels underneath of the Temple Mount.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from israels1163, Manager at The Sephardic House
Responded 5 Jan 2020
Dear Guest thank you for your warm words it was our pleasure having you in our hotel looking forward to hosting you again on your next trip to Jerusalem best regards Jerry
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Vasant Sanzgiri wrote a review Dec 2019
Mumbai, India168 contributions73 helpful votes
The Sephardic House located in the old city is a beautiful property. The front office staff as well as the F&B staff (specially the barman) are very courteous and helpful. The rooms are good sized and very well appointed. The amenities in the room are good quality. The food in the restaurant was good. The Breakfast (7 am to 10 am) is sumptuous and good spread. Its greatest advantage is its location. Being in the Walled city in the Jew quarter, it gives you an opportunity to go back and rest in the afternoon after a days hectic sight seeing and then prepare for the evening.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Ask for rooms on the 4th floor with a window and view.
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SJ MANNING wrote a review Nov 2019
Harare, Zimbabwe6 contributions2 helpful votes
We were a tour group of fourteen from Southern Africa. We were welcomed warmly. Beautiful flower boxes of olive trees, bright busy lizzies and draped silver foliage at the entrance.The rooms were comfortable with good shower en suite. We enjoyed delicious breakfasts and dinners and a special Shabbat meal. Great to be within the Old City Walls as so easy to walk around the Old City. Great lounge to relax in and elegant courtyard. A wonderful feel of being in a Jewish setting. Cannot think of any drawbacks.
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Date of stay: October 2019
US$162 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sephardic House
Which popular attractions are close to The Sephardic House?
Nearby attractions include Old City of Jerusalem (0.3 km), Western Wall (0.4 km), and Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Sephardic House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at The Sephardic House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Sephardic House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to The Sephardic House?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Eucalyptus, Versavee, and The Quarter Cafe.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Sephardic House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Arabic, and Hebrew.
Are there any historical sites close to The Sephardic House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old City of Jerusalem (0.3 km), Temple Mount Sifting Project- HaMasu'ot Lookout (2.2 km), and Western Wall (0.4 km).