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Rafael Residence

Aparthotel with restaurant, near King David's Tomb

  • Free WiFi

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Derech Bethlehem 70, Bak'a, Jerusalem, 9350419, Israel
  • The hotel is in nice building and in good location. The big fridge is advantage. There…

    Mar 28, 2021

  • Clean, well located. Helpful staff. Very small rooms. Little room for even a couple of…

    Jan 5, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Contactless check-in is available

Guests rated location

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Airport transfer
  • Bathtub
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 35 smoke-free apartments
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Self parking
  • Airport shuttle

Feel at home

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer

What’s around

  • Western Wall - 36 min walk
  • Al-Aqsa Mosque - 37 min walk
  • Israel Museum - 40 min walk
  • King David's Tomb - 27 min walk
  • Jaffa Gate - 28 min walk
  • Mount Zion - 28 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Comfort Suite
  • Suite, Terrace, Garden Area
  • Penthouse, Terrace

What’s around


  • Western Wall - 36 min walk
  • Al-Aqsa Mosque - 37 min walk
  • Israel Museum - 40 min walk
  • King David's Tomb - 27 min walk
  • Jaffa Gate - 28 min walk
  • Mount Zion - 28 min walk
  • Mamilla Mall - 29 min walk
  • Jerusalem Great Synagogue - 31 min walk
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre - 33 min walk
  • Ben Yehuda Street - 36 min walk
  • Dome of the Rock - 2 mi / 3.2 km

Getting around

  • Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) - 59 min drive
  • Jerusalem (JRS-Malha Railway Station) - 6 min drive
  • Jerusalem Malha Station - 6 min drive
  • Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Station - 7 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Derech Bethlehem 70, Bak'a, Jerusalem, 9350419, Israel

At a glance


  • 35 apartments


  • Check-in time 3 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Sunday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
  • Saturday - Saturday: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Check-in time is 9:30 PM on Saturdays and Jewish holidays.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Onsite self parking (fees apply)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: Arabic, English, French, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish

At the aparthotel

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café


  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the apartment

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms

Things to enjoy

  • Number of living rooms
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Grand cafe - This family restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Small print

Also known as

  • Rafael Residence
  • Rafael Residence Jerusalem
  • Rafael Residence Aparthotel
  • Rafael Residence Aparthotel Jerusalem
  • Rafael Residence Apartment
  • Rafael Residence Apartment Jerusalem
  • Rafael Residence Jerusalem
  • Tamar Residence Hotel Jerusalem

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 80 (subject to availability)

Self parking is available for an extra charge

Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 15 for adults and USD 15 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 95 per vehicle (one-way)


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • All citizens of Israel may be charged the national value-added tax

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Rafael Residence does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's self parking on site (charges apply).
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 9 PM. There's a charge of USD 80 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, Grand cafe offers international cuisine. The dining venue will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Colony (7-min walk), Hachatzer (8-min walk), and Pompidou (11-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 95 per vehicle one-way.
  • Rafael Residence has a garden and access to a nearby health club.
  • 8.0.Very good

    Great option for 3-7 days.

    Rafael Residence is an excellent choice for a stay of three or more days. The staff is extremely helpful and the rooms are clean and have space for getting settled, though not enough to feel “at home”. The heat and a/c work well, the showers are fine and the towels are great. The kitchenette is fine for breakfast or simple snacking or small meals. The location is great for walking to the central neighborhoods of Jerusalem and the Old City. There are two main roads within one block and another within three, so buses and taxis are a breeze. Lots of necessary shopping within a block and more within a five minute walk, including a makolet, good bakery, cafes, and produce stand all just steps away.

    Michael, 6 night family trip, Dec 29, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Overall a positive experience

    Staff was amazing at being on top of our stay. Contacted us several times to make sure the rooms were set up according to our needs. Location is excellent. Only downside was that the room was a bit small for 3 adults and we ended up having to take an additional room for the 3rd person last minute at the peak rate.

    Neal C., 3 night business trip, Dec 22, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    There wasn’t really anything unique to the Property but the price.. I guess you get what you pay for. Rooms poked tired and towels for showering were very worn

    4 night romance trip, Nov 4, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    nice location , clean room , would come back again

    4 night family trip, Oct 12, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Very nice quiet hotel

    This is a very hotel. Once arrival Lito offered something to drink and gave me a early check in which a greatly appreciated. I had a little apartment with kitchen, living area. Bed was very comfortable and AC worked good. Vert nice quite area with wine, food shops. I did not give 5 stars just because is a little bit far. Thank you guys for a great stay

    Carmen, 4 night trip, Sep 15, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The location in Baca beautiful end very peaceful compared to the city. The management and housekeeping staff are friendly, professional and efficient. It is a very basic hotel but clean and comfortable. The kitchenette is a great alternative to going out for all meals, and the local specialty stores are nearby.

    RepeatGuest, 4 night trip, Jun 1, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The property manager was great about coordinating taxis and shuttles for us. Lior was very helpful and made our stay pleasant!

    3 night family trip, Apr 18, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good


    The apartments are quite nice (small) and the location is in a great neighborhood. The parking garage is useful if you have a car. The kitchen is nice too. But Jerusalem can get quite cold in the winter and the heater was only in the living room so the bedroom could get *really* cold. Service was not great. I asked for a shabbat hot water plate (twice) and it was not provided. The phone was broken. The safe was not enabled. A promised 10% discount at a local cafe had been discontinued and management didn't bother to delete it from the binder in the room.

    Abraham, 6 night business trip, Mar 1, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This is a wonderful location and the suites are beautiful. My only concern is that the kitchen had only dinnerware and flatware but no cooking utensils. I asked for a pan and sharp knife and they were promptly provided. I don’t know if they would have provided more equipment if asked. Also, there isnt a 24 desk but a ph # you can call for emergencies.

    6 night business trip, Feb 20, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    The suite was clean but very much smaller than expected since it was rated as superb. I would rate it as good and adequate. The toilet seat was broken and the air conditioner did not work properly. The bathroom at the reception was not clean and the coffee facility was disappointing. The manager was helpful and nice.

    Michael, 1 night romance trip, Jan 20, 2019

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