A selection of rental apartments in central Jerusalem

The ideal alternative to staying in the more expensive Jerusalem hotels.
Choose below from a wide variety of Jerusalem apartments available for short and long term rentals.

Hillel 11 Apartments 11 Hillel Street, Jerusalem

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Set along the historic Hillel street just 50 metres from King George Street, Hillel 11 is a modern building offering elegant air-conditioned accommodation with satellite LED TV

Shamai Suites  - 15 Ben Hilel St., Jerusalem

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Next to the pedestrian area of Ben Yehuda Street, Shamai Suites has a central location in Jerusalem. It offers modern apartments with free Wi-Fi and a small balcony.

Each apartment is air conditioned and features a laptop-sized safe and flat-screen TV with cable channels. The kitchenette includes a microwave, kettle and toaster.

Mamilla Shopping Mall is 5 minutes away on foot, while Jerusalem's Old City is a 10-minute walk away.

Levy Apartments -  Jaffa st. 82, 94341 Jerusalem

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Levy Apartments has a central location in Jerusalem city centre next to Mahane Yehuda Market and the light rail station. It offers free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace for relaxing and sunbathing in the summer.

Beit Shefer Apartments - varying locations

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Beit Shefer Aapartments are located on different locations in the center of Jerusalem. It offers air-conditioned apartments close to various restaurants and cafés and near public transportation.

The Market Courtyard - Nachlaot

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The Market Courtyard - Boutique Apartments, features self-catering accommodation with views of the mountains of Jerusalem, or of the Machne - Yehuda market. All accommodation features a design of the early 20th century, and comes with free Wi-Fi.

Jerusalem is a truly enchanting city with a myriad of neighborhoods each with its own unique character. Investing in a Jerusalem apartment has always been a long term safe bet for overseas and Israeli investors alike. Jerusalem's limited geographical capacity for development created by the scarcity of land means that supply will always be limited and fall short of demand. Demand for apartments in Jerusalem is not just driven by local residents but also by Jews from abroad who maintain an apartment for their frequent visits.
The most sought after neighborhoods are those that date back from before the creation of the State. Each neighborhood is characterized by a unique architectural style. Prices for apartments in these neighborhoods can run into the millions of dollars. Among the most expensive neighborhoods are the Jewish quarter of the Old City, the German Colony and Baka, the picturesque neighborhood of Ein Kerem, Yemin Moshe by the windmill, Katamon and Rehavia. These neighborhoods are where you will find Jerusalem's most up market apartments. There is no room to expand these areas, and therefore some feel that prices can never fall.
Other sought after areas are Beit Hakerem, located near the city entrance, Arnona, located near the Ramat Rachel kibbutz, Nachlaot, located by the Mahane Yehuda outdoor market and the city center. In the suburbs of Jerusalem, a whole series of very large neighborhoods have sprung up following the 6 day war in 1967. Gilo is only 5 minutes South of Jerusalem, and is well located for the Malcha Mall, Talpiot and Emek Refaim. 10 minutes in the car ( not during rush hour ! ), and one can reach the Givat Ram University complex in central Jerusalem. Other such areas include East Talpiot, Ramot, Har Homa, Pizgat Zeev and Givat Zeev ( which is 20 minutes outside of the city ).

The images on this page are courtesy of Lafayette real estate agency in Jerusalem. The agency is located in Rahavia and offers apartments all over Jerusalem.
Younger couples tend to buy their Jerusalem apartments in the newer neighborhoods, where the prices are more affordable. Rental incomes also differ depending on location, but percentage returns from rental income are highest in 3 room apartments in the newer neighbourhoods. Whereas the value of an apartment in Baka is double that of an apartment in Gilo, the rental income would onlyt be 50% higher. The question of course is whether the potential for price increases is the same in both neighborhoods.

Whilst Jerusalem is a wonderful city, and tourists can easily spend the majority of their time in the city, in order to see the whole of the country, one has to spend time in other cities and other Israel Hotels to the North and South. Tiberias, The Galilee and Haifa are all a little too far North for day trips from Jerusalem. Whilst the Dead sea is an easy day trip from Jerusalem, Eilat certainly is not, and there is no choice but to spend at least a couple night in the southern Red Sea resort, especially if you are considering a day trip to Petra.

Jerusalem apartment Rentals