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Form­ing part of the pres­ti­gious The Lead­ing Ho­tels of the World col­lec­tion,

The Drisco Ho­tel in Tel Aviv, Is­rael of­fers a dis­tinct ex­pe­ri­ence ca­ter­ing to savvy trav­el­ers and pa­trons. Chan­nel­ing an ex­cep­tional his­tory that spans 152 years, the beau­ti­fully re­stored prop­erty has been in­vig­o­rated by a con­tem­po­rary de­sign en­cap­su­lat­ing Ot­toman grandeur.

Si­t­u­ated in fash­ion­able and eclec­tic south Tel

Aviv just steps away from the beaches, Roth­schild Boule­vard, de­light­ful Neve Tzedek, Jaffa’s flea mar­ket, and old Jaffa, at the re­vived Amer­i­can-Ger­man Colony neigh­bor­hood. Of­fer­ing at­mos­phere and char­ac­ter, adorned with chic bars, gal­leries, cafes, restau­rants and young de­sign­ers’ bou­tiques, this part of town is the ur­ban heart­beat of Tel Aviv. When en­ter­ing the ho­tel, you are met by su­pe­rior ele­gance, which in­ten­si­fies as you make your way to your room. The con­cep­tion of each of the ho­tel’s 42 rooms and suites took care­ful de­sign, pro­vid­ing a unique ex­pe­ri­ence and the in­ter­min­gling of old world lux­ury and modern-day com­forts.

The Drisco presents a won­der­ful and di­verse col­lec­tion of rooms and suites, while the con­nected com­bi­na­tion of cer­tain rooms can of­fer a set of rooms and suites. For ex­clu­siv­ity and pri­vacy, opt for the stand-alone

Villa Drisco that com­prises five rooms and one suite. Choose from a se­lec­tion of rooms with stun­ning views of the Mediter­ranean Sea or the in­ner pi­azza, the charms of Old Jaffa and the Amer­i­can-Ger­man Colony.

With his­tory at the core of the prop­erty’s al­lure, the Drisco broth­ers made their way from Maine, USA to es­tab­lish a lux­ury ho­tel in the holy land, build­ing the first ho­tel out­side the walls of the old Jaffa (now Tel Aviv). Orig­i­nally named The Jerusalem Ho­tel, it was known as the most pres­ti­gious ho­tel in the re­gion be­tween 1866 and 1940.

A lengthy re­con­struc­tion project be­gan in 2006 and con­cluded in 2018, with fo­cus on the restora­tion and preser­va­tion of its orig­i­nal ar­chi­tec­ture, the sto­ry­telling wall mu­rals with price­less art value and its his­toric style. This reimag­ined ho­tel bears tes­ta­ment to two broth­ers, John and Ge­orge Drisco, who ar­rived on the shores of Jaffa over a cen­tury and a half ago with a dream, yet never quite man­aged to see it through.

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