Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem to open in 2015

Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem. Scheduled for completion in 2015, the 226-room property will feature a boutique spa, two indoor pools, two gyms and two wet and dry saunas, among other amenities. 

Other facilities at the hotel, which will stretch across 10 floors and be located within walking distance of the Old City, will include a ballroom and nine meeting rooms. Dining venues will range from an Italian restaurant, to a French brasserie. 

Simon Vincent, area president, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Hilton Worldwide, said: “Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is a wonderful addition to our luxury portfolio in the region and marks a new chapter of our company’s history in Israel, almost 50 years since we opened our first Hilton hotel in Tel Aviv.”