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New boutique hotel, Villa Brown Jerusalem, to open in April 2017

Posted : 21 February 2017 05:19:01 | By TWO Bureau | New Delhi

New boutique hotel, Villa Brown Jerusalem, to open in April 2017

The Villa Brown Jerusalem, the newest addition to the Brown Hotels group, is a 24-room boutique hotel property set to open in April 2017. The hotel is located five minutes’ walk from Jerusalem's Old City sites and situated in the heart of the bustling city center with its trendy cafes, high-caliber museums and art galleries, restaurants, bars and the famed Mahane Yehuda food market. The hotel itself neighbors the city's stunning Russian Compound and new Bezalel Academy of Design and Arts, while its rooftop offers a bird's eye view of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

 

Even before its official opening, the Villa Brown Jerusalem has been listed by the New York Times as one of six noteworthy hotels accepting reservations as of this winter: “The Israeli boutique hotel brand Brown Hotels adds a zip of modernity to the ancient city of Jerusalem with this 23-room property set in a picturesque 19th-century villa in the heart of the city.. The Brown is a fresh addition to the city’s hotel scene ...this one promises to be hip.”

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The Villa Brown Jerusalem is housed within a one-time private villa from the 19th-century belonging to a Jewish doctor and general manager of Jerusalem's historic Rothschild Hospital. The original walls of exposed stone within the property date back to more than 100 years ago, and pay homage to the timeless signature architecture for which Jerusalem is known. 

 

The hotel's distinct aesthetic is a multilayered interpretation of the East-Meets-West social and cultural pinnacle of Jerusalem during the British Mandate period, merging Neoclassical, Ottoman and Eclectic-design-styles with contemporary interior influences, exemplified through velvety pigments of red, emerald and mauve that adorn the public and private spaces throughout the property.  

 

The Villa Brown Jerusalem's lobby, outdoor spaces, restaurant, underground bar, bedrooms and suites, and spa are furnished in deep and warm hues, soft textiles and fine, vintage accessories that portray the signature Brown Hotels aesthetic while reminiscent of the opulence of Jerusalem's 19th-century zeitgeist. Following a complete restoration by Jerusalem based architects, Galit Shifman Bar-Natan and Michal Cohen Magen, and the addition of two extra floors, the exquisite residence has been reimagined as the Villa Brown Jerusalem. 

 




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