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An Unusual Cave Bar Opens at a Hotel in Jerusalem

News Villa Brown Jerusalem, a newly opened 24-room boutique hotel, offers something new for its guests. The old basement of the once a private residence house was transformed into a cave bar. The subterranean design of the place together with the fantastic menu makes the new bar a must-visit place for both travelers and locals.

The hotel enjoys a prime location in the heart of the holy city. It takes only five minutes by foot to reach the Old City. The 24-guest room boutique hotel is often called the “Grande Dame” of the Brown Hotels collection. The design of the Villa Brown is a beautiful interpretation of the “East meets West” concept. It’s a skillful combination of Ottoman, Neoclassical, and Eclectic styles. Both public spaces and guest rooms feature an elegant design with sparkles of red, mauve, and emerald. The hotel’s lobby, restaurant, guest rooms and suites, outdoor areas and the spa are mostly made in deep warm shades. Vintage accessories and premium textiles look gorgeous and are inspired by the opulence of the 19th century in Jerusalem.

The Villa Brown Jerusalem is open in a 19th-century building. It was previously a private house that was owned by a famous doctor who was also the general manager of Rothschild Hospital, a famous historic medical institution in Jerusalem. Guests of the hotel will see many authentic elements of décor such as the original stone walls, the age of which is more than 100 years. The hotel was completely restored by a team of talented local architects that included Michal Cohen Magen and Galit Shifman Bar-Natan. The restoration has also added two more floors to the building, which allowed transforming a private residence into a magnificent boutique hotel in Jerusalem.

The cave bar is open in the original part of the house that was used as a cistern in the past. Nowadays, the subterranean bar indeed looks like a cave and offers an excellent selection of alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages from Israel and other countries of the world. It’s also an amazing place to enjoy seasonal cocktails. Visitors are also welcome to attend High Tea sessions that take place every evening at five o’clock in the private garden of the hotel.

Other amenities of the Villa Brown Jerusalem include a rooftop spa with open-air Jacuzzi, a veranda with tables for dining, a bistro café with a wonderful choice of classic local dishes, a panoramic lounge on the roof with breathtaking views of the city, and even a library with a large collection of books and magazines in multiple languages. To the service of business travelers, the hotel offers modern meeting rooms.


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