Maison d’Abraham Guesthouse

Overview of Maison d’Abraham

The guest house is situated just outside the Old City walls 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.

 

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. It is located near the Mt. of Olives in  Ras el Amud  after the Panorama Hotel, at the end of the street

Facilities & Amenities

 

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

17 Bungalows (up to 5 people)

Heating

TV Room for all the Guests

Public Telephone / Internet Service

Parking

Payment in Cash or Cheques

Dining Room

Small Cafeteria

Half/Full Board Available

Large Garden

Panoramic view of the Old City

Chapel

Lecture Hall for 60 Persons