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Description of Maison d'Abraham


The guest house is situated just outside the Old City walss in Ras El Amoud, close to the Garden of Gethsemene. The property provides plain but comfortable accommodations. An outdoor terrace affords guest a stunning view of the Old City of Jerusalem. The 24-room Maison d’Abraham is managed under the collaboration of a chaplain, the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation of Tours, international volunteers and local employees. In addition to the guest rooms, there are 17 dormitory style bungalows that each sleep five persons. The on site chapel is ideal for pilgrims and other groups and provides a quiet venue for prayer and meditation. The units are heated but air conditioning is not available.


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History of Maison d'Abraham


The Maison d’Abraham was founded in 1964, in an old Benedictine Monastery by Mgr. Rodhain, President of the Secours Catholique, upon a request by the Pope Paul VI.



Location of Maison D'Abraham 


The Maison d'Abraham is situated only at few minutes walk from the house or via taxi or public transportation to one of the Old City gates.

How to come to "Maison d'Abraham":

At the  Airport take the collective taxi ( Nesher) to Notre Dame Hotel, it costs about  15.00 USD ( 10 Euros, or 50 Shekels) Private taxi : between 250-300 Shekels
From Notre Dame Hotel to M. d'Abraham:
Private Taxi:10.00-15.00 USD . Ask the price before
Our address:  Ras el Amud >> after Panorama Hotel, at the end of the street
You can take in front of  Damascus gate  a Collectif Taxi (Sherout) 4.00 Shekels. or Bus 36 coming to Ras El Amud   4.00 Shekels shekels


 Facilities & Amenities


24 Rooms (Sgl: 3, Dbl: 12, Trp: 7, Qdp: 2)

17 Bungalows (up to 5 people)


TV Room for all the Guests

Public Telephone / Internet Service


Payment in Cash or Cheques

Dining Room

Small Cafeteria

Half/Full Board Available

Large Garden

Panoramic view of the Old City


Lecture Hall for 60 Persons

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