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)
TV Room for all the Guests
Public Telephone / Internet Service
Payment in Cash or Cheques
Half/Full Board Available
Panoramic view of the Old City
Lecture Hall for 60 Persons