With news that Abraj Kudai, the world’s biggest hotel, will open in Saudi Arabia, we look at some of the region’s other amazing hotels.
The American Colony five-star hotel is situated in Jerusalem, Israel and was built in the mid-19th century by Pascha Rabah Effendi El Husseini on the ruins of an older Ottoman style building. The hotel consists of four buildings; The Main House, The Palm House, The East House and The Cow Byre along with shops and the Terrace Café. The hotel has had some very well-known guests having stayed in the past, including Winston Churchill, Lawrence of Arabia, Bob Dylan, Uma Thurman and many more.
The rooms in the hotel feature a complimentary breakfast buffet, free Wi-Fi, flat screen televisions and minibar. Features in some accommodations include standalone or sunken baths.
The Main House features include a lobby, reception, The Arabesque Restaurant, The Courtyard Restaurant, The Cellar Bar, the Pool and a fitness area. There are also three gardens.