Inbal Jerusalem Hotel

Address: 3 Ze'ev Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem, 92145, Israel | 5 star hotel
 
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Location

This 5 star hotel, located in the אבו תור area of Jerusalem, is near Kikar Kedumim, Independence Hall Museum, White City, and Ilana Goor Residence and Museum.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Inbal Jerusalem Hotel

    Liked the Inbal

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    I stayed in the Inbal hotel for 3 weeks after I escaped from a reservation at the Sheraton which turned out to be horrible. The Inbal was really nice, the desk manager George offered us a good deal because we stayed for several weeks. The room was not huge, but pleasant and had a view of the old city in the distance. While we were there they installed a plasma TV in the room. The bathroom was smallish but okay. The place is very clean. There is a WIFI in the room and the business center is very efficient.

    The breakfast was a very good Israeli breakfast, although the service with a few exceptions was bad or non-existent. Especially on Saturday mornings the mostly Arab waiters seemed to hate to serve the largely Jewish clientele.

    I also had a run-in when I checked out the hotel with on of the staff who I had asked to make a change in my bill that was incorrect. But most of the time the service was very good and pleasant.

    The other annoyance on Shabbat was that there was nobody to open the gate for the parking lot. It was always a hassle to get in and out.

    On a darker note, my swiss army knife that I had left on the desk disappeared. I did not report it because I only noticed it after several days and did not think they would be able to trace down the person who had cleaned our room. The staff seemed to be different every day.

    On holidays and weekends the hotel filled up with Israeli guests, large families with lots of children which made the hotel a bit noisy. During the week the hotel was pretty quiet.

    I would stay there again. I looked at several other hotels later on and the only other hotel that I really liked a lot was the David Citadel. Unfortunately that hotel is more expensive than the Inbal.

    Ideal location but noisy

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    My mother and I stayed at the Inbal for 4 nights in September, when we flew over for a family wedding. We booked a twin bedroom, which was a nice size but had a small bathroom. The bath is not easy to get into or out of, but everything worked fine.

    The beds were lovely and comfortable. Breakfast is buffet style, and can be taken in the courtyard, freshly squeezed orange juice is available on request and the coffee is decent.

    Noise is a problem if you're facing the road, I would advise you to take earplugs. There was also an issue with new TV's being replaced on our floor on our last night staying there - all the new TV's were left on at high volume, and the vacant rooms TV's were left going overnight.

    Pool was lovely and refreshing, however the lifeguard appeared to be more interested in talking to her friends than clearing up a broken glass bottle.

    Overall - a pleasant hotel with a good location.

    Good Hotel but not great

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    The Inbal is situated by Liberty Park about 5 minutes walk from the King David Hotel and about 15 minutes to the main shopping and restaurant area.

    The hotel itself is fairly new and is very well maintained. Food at the hotel is good and it has a nice gym and pool. It is a very helpful business centre and good (but expensive - $20 per day) WiFi.

    Some nice shops in the lobby and hairdresser in lower ground floor. When we were there, many well known people were staying.

    However, the rooms are small with even smaller bathrooms. The pool area gets very crowded especially on Saturday.

    Inbal an excellent choice

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    Our family of 4 stayed at the Inbal for 5 nights. We had two adjoining rooms. Overall this hotel is very nice, although it certainly is not a 5 star hotel ( 5 star being the caliber of the Ritz Carleton or the Four Seasons). Nonetheless, the service, food in the restaurant, cleanliness, etc was well above average. The pool area and fitness center are certainly adequate. If we returned to Jerusalem again I would return to the Inbal without hesitation.

    Great Location and Restaurants

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    I stayed at the Inbal for 2 months while my husband was working. The lobby and restaurants are great (although after 2 months you just get sick of the food!). The breakfast buffet (which is dairy kosher) is wonderful and they have a courtyard where you can sit and read the paper while you eat. They have two other restaurants which include a lobby cafe that has a nice assortment of soups, breads, and desserts and an Italian restaurant.

    The gym is fairly small compared to an American hotel, but has about 4 treadmills and 3 bikes.

    The pool area is beautiful!!! They have a wonderful pool that is very big with great a pool side food service (available only during the summer months). They also have a dry and wet sauna located next to the pool with a nice bathroom and changing area.

    The hotel is within walking distance of the old city (jaffa gate) and can be reached in a 10-15 min. walk.

    The Inbal is a taxi stop and so there is never a problem getting a taxi to take you to another part of the city.

    The rooms are so-so. The beds and bedding are very comfortable, but the walls are thin and the wallpaper was peeling off in parts of our room.

    One thing that I loved was the cleaning service they came in the morning and then again in the afternoon to drop off chocolates and new towels.

    While we were there they were remodling rooms on the 3rd floor which were suppose to be complete by the end of the summer '05.

    A lot of tour groups stay in this hotel so it can get fairly crazy in the lobby in the mornings and afternoons.

    There are some great shops in the lobby. Two jewelry stores, gift shop, and 3 art galleries.

    All in all I would say that this hotel is a good choice for travelers staying in Jerusalem.

    Thank you for fantastic service ; again!!

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    We have just returned from another trip to your wonderful hotel and the service just gets better. We spent a wonderful Shabbat in Jerusalem and the warm and friendly atmosphere together with the excellent service we fell the Inbal is the best hotel we have stayed in. We look forward to staying with you again very soon. Best regards.

    Great for a simcha

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    The Catering Manager and Reservations Manager went out of their way to ensure that our families and guests were looked after to the highest standards.

    We were delighted with the three days we stayed at the Inbal for our son's wedding and the weekend that followed. No praise is high enough for the standards of catering and overall service we experienced.

    Marvelous Hotel

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    The Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem is a marvelous hotel worthy of 5 stars. We celebrated our sons Barmitzvah at the Kotel in Jerusalem which was an amazing experience on its own. The Inbal made it even more memorable. Ettie and her staff in banqueting went out of their way to make our BarMitzvah dinner a special occassion. The food was exellent. The staff, in all departments were very helpful and went out of their way to please us, and all our geusts. The rooms were very comforatble as well. I would highly recommend you stay at the Inbal on your trip to Jerusalem. If you happen to be a runner, remember that Jerusalem is very hilly, and the routes around the Hotel do not make for an easy run.

    Nice building, food & facilities. Mediocre room

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    The facilities were nice enough, including the lobby and the dining area. Food was bountiful and delicious at the buffet breakfasts.

    The room however was kind of tacky. Thin walls, small size. Everything was quite functional though i.e. the TV, plumbing, telephones, A/C.

    A small notice on the window asks guests to please use the portable clothesline in the bath and not to hang clothes to dry on the balcony grill outside the window.

    The hotel was part of a package, and possibly we just got the wholesale-rate room--I don't know.

    Small rooms

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    I found the rooms at the Inbal to be smaller than average, even for Israel. The food was good, and the location is nice and fairly quiet--good for families as it is right next to a park.

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