Hotels with Conference Group Rates

Entrance to Jerusalem HotelJerusalem Hotel

$100 for single; $140 for double, breakfast included; only 4 rooms left; located opposite the Ecole.

Golden Walls HotelGolden Walls Hotel$95-$100 for single; $115-$120 for double, good location near Damascus Gate, overlooking the Old City Walls, 3-minute walk to the Ecole

Mount Scopus

Mt. Scopus Hotel

~ $54 (single); $68 (double) good view of the city, 10-minute walk to the Ecole.

Other Accommodations

American Colony HotelAmerican Colony Hotel

St. George Hotel

Christmas Hotel

Notre Dame Guest House

Ambassador Hotel

Within Old City

Gloria Hotel

Hashimi Hotel

Faisal Youth Hostel






Jerusalem Hotel Lobby

Hotel Jerusalem


There are hotels and convents located near L'Ecole that provide a spectrum of options for your accommodation. You may visit their websites by selecting the links at the left. Group lodging rates have been negotiated at a significantly discount from the public rates posted on these sites.

The main conference hotel where the banquet will be held is the Hotel Jerusalem. This higher quality hotel, located opposite L'Ecole, is especially recommended for those desiring more amenities and comfort, and especially for those with institutional support for their conference attendence. Please contact conference co-organizer Basem Ra'ad for reservations. (You can also confirm directly with the hotel by emailing Ibtihaj or Raed at or calling +972-2-6283282 or +972-2-6288982. Please ask for the conference rate and let Basem know of your reservation.) NOTE: THE HOTEL JERUSALEM IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.

A less expensive hotel ($54 single, $68 double) is the Mount Scopus Hotel on Sheikh Jarrah (phone number +972-2-5828891). Please contact the manager Taghreed for reservations at and let Basem know of your plans.

Another alternative is to stay at the St. Thomas Home on Chaldean Street 6, POB 19787, Jerusalem 91197 (no website). This convent is located in a quiet alley next to the Hotel Jerusalem, has no curfew, and offers a breakfast buffet. Single rooms cost about $55 per night, doubles about $75, and triples about $95. Many rooms have been reserved at this convent but must be confirmed in March to hold them. If you wish to stay at the St. Thomas home, please email Basem Ra'ad as soon as possible with the dates you wish to reserve (between the 13th and the 22nd)and the type of room you need. The direct contact for the St. Thomas Home is Ronnie Hazu at, phone number +972-2-6282657.

Another option is to stay at the convent of the Fransciscaines de Marie (White Sisters). It on Nablus Road just a short walk from L'Ecole. The rate ~$45 for a single and ~$60 for a double room, all with individual baths, AC, and breakfast. Please note the this facility has an 11:00pm curfew. For reservations, please call +972-2-6260166, fax +972-2-6274828, or email

If you have the budget for luxury accommodations, you may wish to make arrangements to stay at the American Colony Hotel, also on Nablus Road near the conference venue.


American Colony Hotel on Nablus Road