The Maurice M. Dwek Guest House is a unique home dedicated to hosting artists, authors, intellectuals, and scholars from Israel and around the world.
Mishkenot Sha’ananim inspires creativity, contemplation and thinking. The setting is luxurious and the service warm and personalized.
Special guests have included Paul Auster, Saul Bellow, Simone de Beauvoir, Isaac Stern, Jean-Paul Sartre, Erri de Luca, Umberto Eco, Alain Finkielkraut, Emir Kusturica, The Dalai Lama, Lang Lang, Herman Wouk, Etgar Keret, Nicole Krauss, and Amos Oz.
Mishkenot Sha’ananim is proud that it contributes to the world of culture through the residency program and serves as a home for artists and intellectuals alike, a place where culture is created, explored, and developed.
The Maurice M. Dwek Guest House is located in a landmark building, a symbol of the renewal of Jerusalem and the expansion of Jerusalem beyond the Old City.
The superb location of this charming building – facing the magnificent views of the Old City’s walls, the Tower of David, and the Hinnom Valley – provides a breathtaking background for an unforgettable experience. It is within walking distance of the cultural, historical, and religious centers of the city of Jerusalem and its vibrant entertainment hubs.
Suites and Rooms
The Maurice M. Dwek Guest House has 25 spacious rooms – 17 suites.
The interior preserves the historical character of the building and reflects its excellent location at the heart of Jerusalem, at the meeting point of the Old City and modern Jerusalem.
The distinct atmosphere is revealed in the very structure and decor of the guest rooms with their the high ceilings, unique stone flooring, and expansive arched windows overlooking the splendid views of the Old City’s walls, the Tower of David, and the Hinnom Valley.
The spacious rooms are luxuriously appointed to meet the high standards of our guests. The interior design features elegant simplicity and attention to comfort while preserving the original building and its charm. The Mishkenot Sha’ananim Israeli Photography Collection is displayed throughout the rooms and public spaces.
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