Bethlehem, which is located 9 km south to Jerusalem, is an ancient, beautiful city, first mentioned in the bible in Genesis book. It is known, as mentioned in the New Testament, as the birth place of Jesus, and the beliefs are that the fascinating church of the nativity, who’s located in the city, is built on the hill where his birth took place. Bethlehem is also an important place for Jewish believers, as it is believed to be the birth place of King David, and also the place where Rachel was buried. All these historical facts make the city an important, interesting place to visit for all religions (now days the city consists of Muslim majority), and you can find many good hotels in Bethlehem for your stay in town. Some of Bethlehem hotels are rather small and intimate, and feel like small guest houses rather than hotels in Bethlehem, while other hotels in Bethlehem are big, modern, fancy ones, equipped with all modern amenities you might need: air- condition, free wireless internet connection, cable TV and more. No mater in what kind of Bethlehem hotels you’ve decided to stay, one thing is for sure- they will all treat you with kindness and warm hospitality.
Bethlehem is a small city in the West bank of Israel, therefore, the choice of Bethlehem hotels and guest houses in rather modest, but still, while traveling in the area, you can find a hotel in Bethlehem that will be a good spot for you to relax after an entire day of wandering the streets of the beautiful, interesting city.
After a good night’s sleep at one of the hotels in Bethlehem, and after having a great Israeli/Arabic breakfast, your are ready to step outside of your hotel in Bethlehem and explore the important places of the city: the holy church of the nativity, Rachel tomb, the authentic markets throughout the city, the welcoming, hospitable people and of course, you should try some of the great local food.
If you decide to stay another night at one of Bethlehem hotels, you should go back to your hotel in Bethlehem and enjoy a relaxed evening with beautiful views and great atmosphere, whereas if you decided to leave your hotel in Bethlehem and continue your trip in Israel, it is a good time to check out of your hotel in Bethlehem and within a few minutes’ drive, you can reach the holy city of Jerusalem.