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 and art, 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 of its contribution to the world of culture through the residency program and for being a home for artists and intellectuals alike, a place to explore, evolve and create culture.
The Maurice M. Dwek Guest House is located in a landmark building, a symbol of the renewal of Jerusalem and breaking out of the Old City’s walls.
This charming building’s superb location – facing the magnificent views of the Old City’s walls, the Tower of David and Gey Ben Hinom – provides for an unforgettable experience. It’s just a short walking distance to the cultural, historical and religious centers of the city of Jerusalem as well as to the holy city’s vibrant entertainment hubs.
Suites and Rooms:
The 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, right at the meeting point of the Old City and New Jerusalem.
The distinct atmosphere is revealed in the very structure of the guest rooms: the high ceilings, the unique stone flooring, and the expansive arched windows overlooking the marvelous views of the Old City’s walls, the Tower of David and Gey Ben Hinom.
The spacious rooms are luxuriously equipped to meet the high expectations 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.