… a welcoming message

Welcome to your second home at the Scots House Hotel

St Andrews House Hotel is your home in the heart of Jerusalem. It offers a combination of comfort,  excellent location, value for money and style. Looking across the Hinnom Valley to the historic Jaffa Gate, with spectacular views of the city, old and new, it is within easy walking distance of both . It is owned and managed by the Church of Scotland, and provides an ideal haven for pilgrimage, business, or tourism.

St Andrews House Hotel exudes a welcoming atmosphere, with a special sense of peace and tranquility.

…. a brief history

The history of St Andrews House Hotel dates back to the British Mandate. In December 1917, when General Allenby entered the Old City of Jerusalem on foot through the Jaffa Gate, British rule over Palestine began.

The British, who governed first by military government, and then later by Mandatory administration (until Israel’s independence in 1948), set up their administrative centre for the country in Jerusalem. During these years, Jerusalem began to transform from a provincial town of the Ottoman era to a modern administrative, political, religious, and cultural centre.

Perhaps their most influential contribution to the character of architecture in Jerusalem was a municipal ordinance which remains in effect to this day requiring all new buildings to be faced with stone, lending a certain romantic quality to the buildings.

St Andrews House Hotel exudes a welcoming atmosphere, with a special sense of peace and tranquility.

a place with a smile

The staff at St Andrews House Hotel are warm and welcoming. They work hard to ensure that our guests are provided with everything they need.  They will  ensure that your stay is comfortable, and will be at hand with the exact information that you are looking for… With a smile 

As well as the spectacular downstairs terrace, there is a more intimate terrace upstairs, where up to 15 guests can enjoy dinner or drinks, with incredible views across to the Old City.


24-Hour Reception
Meeting Room
Two Terraces viewing the Old City
Wine Bar
in the rooms
En-Suite Bathroom
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning / Heating
Safe Deposit Box
Coffee & Tea Station (complimentary)
Cable TV in each room
in addition to different services provided at the front desk, such iTravel Jerusalem, airport shuttle service, taxi, etc…

our rooms

St Andrews House Hotel has 23 rooms, 6 have terraces viewing the Old City of Jerusalem. There are 3 Deluxe Rooms, with easy access to the upstairs terrace, where drinks and dinner can be enjoyed in a more intimate setting.   There are two Ground  Floor rooms which are ideal for guests with mobility issues.

All rooms are en suite, and have been recently refurbished to the highest standards. There is cable TV in each room, Wi-Fi, complementary tea and coffee and everything you need to ensure a wonderful stay.