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About the guesthouse

The Sebastia Guest House is surrounded by lush green hills. It invites you to enjoy the tranquility and hospitality of Palestine’s beautiful north. Located in the picturesque village of Sebastia, where history dates back to the early Iron Age, our boutique-style guesthouse was opened in 2009 to offer convenient and comfortable accommodation involving the local community Whether it is the typical Palestinian breakfast with fresh labneh and bread, the jam, the ceramics or the soap – most products are locally made by residents of the village, making the guesthouse a repository of cultural messages, while at the same time giving economic benefits to the local community. Our guesthouse is comprised of a total of 8 rooms (1 single, 5 double, 2 triple) on several floors, connected by stairs, courtyards and terraces offering splendid views of the village. Two common rooms, where your heart breakfast is served, are available for all guests with complimentary tea and coffee.

The Mosaic Guest House features a total of 8 rooms suitable for individual travellers, couples and families as well as for small groups. Each room is unique in its design and atmosphere featuring hand-made mosaic artworks from our laboratory in Jericho and ceramics from our workshop in nearby Nisf Jubeil village. All rooms have direct access to the guest house terraces, the courtyard or have a small closed veranda for colder days. Amenities in all rooms include a private bathroom with shower, heating, air conditioning and WiFi. Our full hearty, locally-made breakfast is included in the room rate and will be served upon our sun-drenched terraces, the courtyard or the common room-wherever you prefer. Additional meals can be arranged through the guest house reception.

The Location of our guesthouse is centrally located Inside Sebastia, just few minutes walking from the centre of the village. Sebastia itself is conveniently located along the main road traversing Palestine from the Galilee to Jerusalem. To reach Sebastia, it takes about 15 min from Nablus, 45 min from the Galilee, 90 min from Jericho or approx. 2 hours from Jerusalem. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you with all your transportation arrangements. Local public transportation is also available. Please inquire for details. You may also organize your trip through the Pro Terra Sancta Network. Things to do in Sebastia Thanks to its very central location, the Mosaic Guest House is only few minutes walking from Sebastia’s cultural and archaeological attractions including the Tomb of John the Baptist, the archaeological museum and the ancient acropolis. In cooperation with local residents, we also offer guided hikes or donkey rides into Sebastia’s splendid surroundings.