Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is located on the site of former Palace Hotel, previously one of Jerusalem's most renowned properties, which last checked-in guests in 1935. Ideally located within walking distance of the walls of the Old City and the famous Jaffa Gate, Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is the only internationally-branded luxury hotel in the city. Credit: Waldorf Astora Hotels & Resorts.

JERUSALEM - Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem has been recently ranked among top of the world's great hotels and best hotel in the Middle East for 2016, according to Conde Nast Travelers 29th annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Each year, Condé Nast Traveller recognizes the best hotels from around the world, as a result of consumer votes. . This year, 300,000 travelers, who voted for 7394 hotels around the globe, gave the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem a score of 97.05 - an almost perfect 100 - which placed the hotel best in the Middle East. In the category of Middle East and Africa, Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem received the 3rd highest score, after two top African hotels.

"It is a great honor for the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem and its Team Members to win again this recognition," said Guy Klaiman, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem. "This is the second time that our hotel has not only been recognized with best Middle East hotel title. Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is making considerable efforts to prove that you can have excellent tourism and provide the highest quality of service worldwide.

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is located on the site of former Palace Hotel, previously one of Jerusalem's most renowned properties, which last checked-in guests in 1935. Ideally located within walking distance of the walls of the Old City and the famous Jaffa Gate, Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is the only internationally-branded luxury hotel in the city.

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest loyalty program where guests who book directly through waldorfastoria.com have access to benefits including digital check-in, choose your room, and complimentary Wi-Fi at 25 Waldorf Astoria hotels worldwide.

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Hilton
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Motti Verses
Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
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Motti.Verses@Hilton.com

About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
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Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 4,900 properties with over 800,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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