Ramat Rachel Hotel
Kibbutz Ramat Rachel
Located 820 meters above sea level where the rolling hills of the Jerusalem pine forest meet the Judaean desert, is the Ramat Rachel Hotel and Spa complex. A short drive from the Old City and the heart of Jerusalem, the hotel serves as a convenient and comfortable base for touring the Holy City and the surrounding sites. This four-star property supplies guests with a combination of luxurious accommodations, outstanding views of Bethlehem, Jerusalem and the Judaean hills and extensive facilities.
The Israeli tradition of warm hospitality is expressed in the staff's dedication to service and attention to detail. The hotel's expansive grounds merge with Jerusalem's green belt, a path of natural woods and landscape that surrounds the entire city, making it the largest undeveloped area within the boundaries of Jerusalem.
The Ramat Rachel Hotel has 164 spacious rooms, all with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape. Many feature private terraces for relaxing in the afternoon sun or in a cool evening breeze.
All of the rooms are equipped with satellite TV, central AC, radio, and a direct dial telephone with voice mail. Nonsmoking, connecting, and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.
The hotel's 350-seat dining hall, serves three full kosher meals a day. The full Israeli breakfast included in the price of the room is an excellent way to start a busy day of sightseeing. Guests are invited to choose from the variety of salads, egg dishes, fresh baked goods, local cheeses and other dairy products generously arranged on large, marble topped buffets.
Lunch and dinner are also served buffet style and start with a colorful selection of salads and other appetizers based on Israel's freshest produce. The hotel also stocks a carefully selected choice of quality Israeli wines.
The Lobby Cafe, open from morning till midnight, serves drinks and light meals throughout the day and provides a place for guests to enjoy a quiet moment or catch up with friends over mid-morning coffee, afternoon tea, or a before dinner appetizer.
The pool snack bar, with its outdoor/indoor seating and panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, provides light meals and beverages throughout the day.
Ramat Rachel's country club pool is surrounded by a relaxing lawn and Jerusalem pines. A large pergola shades the children's pool. Four tennis courts and Jerusalem's longest water slide complete the outdoor facilities of this club.
A fully equipped, modern exercise room allows guests to continue their fitness routine while traveling. Guests may participate in the various exercise and stretching classes that are given during the week.
The Ramat Rachel Spa is a world unto itself. Upon entering the spa doors, clients are lifted into a realm where peace and serenity reign. Guests are welcome to indulge in a spa treatment offered by one of the professionals on staff.