Crowne Plaza Jerusalem Hotel Review

Posted on April 6, 2013 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

Book the Crowne Plaza Jerusalem Hotel here.

This article is part of my trip report 'Westward bound'. The trip report index will appear below once all posts have been published.



The Crowne Plaza is one of the few chain hotels in Jerusalem. It's located just off the freeway and should be easy enough to find. Unfortunately that did not hold true for my GPS. It send me into a pretty desperate neighborhood in the West Bank instead. It's not a place you want to be seen in a rental car 🙁

Once I found the hotel the first impression was rather bad. The building is old and tired from the inside and outside. And the lobby transports you back into the 70s.

Check-in was friendly and rather quick (some hotels have the habit of copying all your information on the slowest copy machine ever invented).









No room upgrade or lounge access was available to me as a IHG Platinum. However the Internet was free (and fast).

The room was really tired and the bathrooms kept yelling 'renovation' at me. There is little the housekeeping staff can do to keep up with room deterioration. The bed was really good though 🙂

The hotel is just 10 minutes walking to the main market Mahane Yehuda in Jerusalem which offers tons of fresh food and small coffee shops/ restaurants. From there it is 20 minutes walk to the old town of Jerusalem.

The hotel has a gym and pool (that I did not use). Also I did not eat breakfast.

Jerusalem does not offer much of a choice if you like chain hotels. The Crowne Plaza is a tired, rather badly managed property that leaves many things to be desired. With room rates hovering above $200 it is also not exactly a steal. However there aren't many chain alternatives in Jerusalem so you may need to make a 'deal with the devil' here.

Book the Crowne Plaza Jerusalem Hotel here.

About the author: Torsten is a serial entrepreneur who started almost a dozen ventures on four continents. Torsten's love for travel has brought him to 130+ countries and travel with most of the world's airlines. You can reach Torsten at [email protected]

This post has been tagged with:
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |

Don't miss - more topics from Mighty Travels

AAdvantage | Aegean Airlines | Aeromexico | Aeroplan | Air Canada | Air China | Air France | Air France/KLM Flying Blue | Air India | Air New Zealand | AirAsia | AirBnB | Airline Reviews | Alaska Airlines | Alaska Mileage Plan | Alitalia | American Airlines | American Express | American Express Membership Rewards | ANA | Asiana Airlines | Avis | Award Booking | Best coffee | Best Rate Guarantee | Best Western | British Airways (BA) | Cash Back Deals | Cathay Pacific Reviews | Chase Sapphire Reserve | Chase Ultimate Rewards | Cheap flights | Cheap Passport Photos | Cheap Visas | China Airlines Review | Choice Hotels | Choice Privileges | Citibank | Club Carlson / Radisson | Credit Card Deals | Delta Airlines | Delta Skymiles | Destinations & Inspiration | Emirates Reviews & Skywards | Error Fares / Mistake Fares | Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest | Fare Monitoring Service | Frequent Flyer Programs | Getaround | Hainan Airlines | Hawaiian Airlines | HHonors | Hilton Honors | Hilton Hotels | Hotel Deals | Hotel Friends & Family Discounts | Hotel Loyalty Programs | Hotel Reviews | Hyatt | IHG Rewards Club | Immigration & Airport Security | Immunization | Japan Airlines | Jetblue TrueBlue | Krisflyer | Lifemiles | Lounge Reviews | Low Cost Airlines | Lufthansa Miles and More | Malaysia Airlines | Marriott Hotels | Mighty Travels Premium | Mistake Fares | Orbitz Coupons & Deals | Priority Pass Lounges | Qatar Airways | Radisson Rewards | Saudia | Singapore Airlines | Southwest Rapid Rewards | Sri Lankan | StarHOT | StarwoodONE | ThankYou Points | Things to Do (City Guides) | TOP Travel Destinations | Travel Agent Rate | Travel Deals | Travel Insurance | Travel News | Travel Tech | Turkish Airlines Review | Uber | United Airlines | United Mileage Plus | World of Hyatt | Wyndham Hotels | Wyndham Rewards |