Owner of West Bank hotel featuring Banksy artwork showcases 'world's worst view'

The owner of a guest house packed with the elusive artist Banksy's work has opened the doors of his West Bank establishment to the media, showcasing its unique "worst view in the world".

Friday, 3rd March 2017, 1:51 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:59 am
A bedroom in a new guesthouse shows artwork by Banksy in the West Bank city of Bethlehem

Wisam Salsaa, 42, says the nine-room hotel named "The Walled Off Hotel" will officially open on March 11.

A handful of reporters toured the hotel on Friday, looking at the separation barrier Israel erected to ward off potential Palestinians attackers.

The hotel has trademark satirical artwork of the British graffiti artist.

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The highlight is room number three, known as "Banksy's Room", where guests sleep in a king-size bed underneath Banksy's artwork showing a Palestinian and an Israeli in a pillow fight.

Banksy has previously drawn on the barrier and painted street murals in Gaza.