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The Scots Hotel is a hotel in Tiberias, founded in 1885 by the Scottish doctor and minister David Watt Torrance as a mission hospital. that accepted patients of all races and religions. In 1894, it moved to larger premises at Beit abu Shamnel abu Hannah. In 1923 his son, Dr. Herbert Watt Torrance, was appointed head of the hospital. After the establishment of the State of Israel, it became a maternity hospital supervised by the Israeli Department of Health. After its closure in 1959, the building became a guesthouse. In 1999, it was renovated at the cost of around £10,000,000 and reopened as the Scots Hotel. - Source: Wikipedia

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