Yerushalayim’s King David Hotel has been named by Fodor’s as one of the top 100 hotels in the world for 2011 and one of the top 12 “iconic hotels”, the Dan Hotels chain was informed recently.
Fodor’s is one of the biggest publishers of English-language travel and tourism information, producing guide books for destinations and hotels across the world.
It has some 700 researchers and experts, and every year ranks the world’s top 100 hotels in eight different categories.
The iconic hotels category, called “Grande Dame”, includes hotels with unusual history and service. Among the hotels awarded this title are Baur au Lac Zurich, Switzerland; Breakers Palm Beach, Florida; Carlyle, New York City; Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hay-Adams Washington, DC; Villa D’Este, Lake Como; La Mamounia, Marrakesh; and The Savoy London, England.
The King David Hotel, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World chain, has 233 rooms, including 42 special luxury rooms and suites, a presidential suite and a royal suite.