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The best hotels in Israel
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The best hotels in Israel

From brand name luxury Israel hotels like the Ritz Carlton and King David to boutique hotels like Montefiore hotel or The Norman, Israel has some truly outstanding hospitality picks. Whether you plan on heading to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa or anywhere in between, here are the best hotels in Israel to rest your head at night - because after a day of shopping, sightseeing, eating and partying, you can’t lay down just anywhere.

The best Dead Sea hotels
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The best Dead Sea hotels

If ever one needed proof that not all beaches are created equal, just check out the Dead Sea (so-named because no fish can survive in its salty waters). No trip to Israel is complete without a requisite floating-in-the-water selfie. The lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea is surrounded by the picturesque Negev Desert, all of which you can take in as you naturally float in the water while lathered in mineral-rich mud. Where around the Ein Bokek area you’re beaching yourself, however, is key, so opt wisely when choosing your Dead Sea hotel. To make the process easier we’ve rounded up the best spots.

The best Jerusalem hotels
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The best Jerusalem hotels

Despite the lingering threat of unrest, Jerusalem is a thriving city and when it comes to its hotels, surprisingly modern. Aside from Five Star Alliance hotels and the luxurious King David, you’ll find unique boutique stays and, if you come off season, reasonable prices even for the most over-the-top amenities. Here’s a look at the best Jerusalem hotels to streamline your planning next time you come to the holiest of cities.

The best Tel Aviv hotels
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The best Tel Aviv hotels

Take your plush pick of seaside views or Bauhaus cityscapes from the top Tel Aviv hotels. Scattered all over the city's grid, options like the Norman hotel make for maximum fun and convenience as a home base while out and about in the city. Creatures of comfort can have their cake and eat it too at the best hotel restaurants in Tel Aviv, where literally just going downstairs makes for an all-star meal. And for those travelers chomping at the bit to discover the whole country - our roundup of the best hotels in Israel will have you taking advantage of the Galilee's fresh mountain air and the Negev's mystical desert vibes.

The best Eilat hotels
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The best Eilat hotels

There’s no question that Israel is home to some of the world’s most awe-inspiring historic sites and museums, but when you want some R&R, do as the Israelis do, and drive (or hop a quick flight) over to Eilat. The southern Israeli port and resort town on the Red Sea boasts inviting calm waters, endless sunshine, plenty of activities (think snorkeling, diving and of  shopping) as well as a marine park making it a fantastic romantic or family destination. Don’t soil the experience, however, by opting for a subpar hotel. We’ve rounded up the best Eilat hotels so that you can make the most of your stay.

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The Poli House Hotel, Designed by Karim Rashid
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The Poli House Hotel, Designed by Karim Rashid

Offering a terrace with a rooftop pool and views of the city, The Poli House Hotel is located in Tel Aviv's Nachalat Benyamin Crafts Fair. The hotel has a spa centre and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.All units are air-conditioned and fitted with a flat-screen TV. Some rooms have a seating area where you can relax. Each comes with a private bathroom, which includes bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries. The Poli House Hotel features free WiFi in all rooms.The hotel also offers room service and free use of bicycles. Shenkin Street is 50 metres from The Poli House Hotel, Designed by Karim Rashid, while Meir Park is a 5-minute walk from the property. The nearest airport is Ben Gurion Airport, 24 km from the property.

Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem
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Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem

Boasting a wellness centre with an indoor pool and sauna, Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem offers luxurious accommodation located just 800 metres from Jerusalem Old City. Guests enjoy a restaurant and free WiFi.All air-conditioned rooms and suites display elegant décor and flat-screen TVs. Junior suites feature a seating area with sofa.The Herbert Samuel Hotel's restaurant serves lunch and dinner, guests can also enjoy drinks at the bar. A continental breakfast is served daily.The wellness and spa centre comes with an indoor pool and sauna. Massages can be booked. Other facilities of the property include a business centre and free bike rental service.The Western Wall is 2 km from Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem, while the Great Synagogue is a 10-minute walk away.

65 Hotel, Rothschild Tel Aviv - an Atlas Boutique Hotel
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65 Hotel, Rothschild Tel Aviv - an Atlas Boutique Hotel

Featuring free WiFi, 65 Hotel - An Atlas Boutique Hotel is situated in Tel Aviv, 500 metres from Shenkin Street. It offers a terrace and modern rooms with satellite TV.Rooms here are all air conditioned and come with a coffee machine. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries.Independence Hall Museum is 600 metres from 65 Hotel - An Atlas Boutique Hotel, while Nachalat Benyamin Crafts Fair is 700 metres away. Dizengoff Center can be reached on foot in 15 minutes.

The Post Hostel Jerusalem
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The Post Hostel Jerusalem

Offering a terrace and views of the city, The Post Hostel Jerusalem is situated in the West Jerusalem district in Jerusalem, 1.1 km from Western Wall. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.The Post Hostel Jerusalem features free WiFi throughout the property. A flat-screen TV is offered.There is a 24-hour front desk, a shared kitchen, a shared lounge and rooftop terrace.Dome of the Rock is 1.2 km from The Post Hostel Jerusalem, while Church of All Nations is 1.6 km away. Ben Gurion Airport is 41 km from the property.

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Little Tel-Aviv Hostel
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Little Tel-Aviv Hostel

Offering a barbecue and views of the garden, Little Tel-Aviv Hostel is situated in the Tel Aviv City-Centre district in Tel Aviv, 300 metres from Independence Hall Museum. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.Certain rooms have a seating area where you can relax. Little Tel-Aviv Hostel features free WiFi .You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.The hostel also offers bike hire. Nachalat Benyamin Crafts Fair is 800 metres from Little Tel-Aviv Hostel, while Shenkin Street is 800 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Ben Gurion Airport, 11 km from Little Tel-Aviv Hostel.

The Post Hostel Jerusalem
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The Post Hostel Jerusalem

Offering a terrace and views of the city, The Post Hostel Jerusalem is situated in the West Jerusalem district in Jerusalem, 1.1 km from Western Wall. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.The Post Hostel Jerusalem features free WiFi throughout the property. A flat-screen TV is offered.There is a 24-hour front desk, a shared kitchen, a shared lounge and rooftop terrace.Dome of the Rock is 1.2 km from The Post Hostel Jerusalem, while Church of All Nations is 1.6 km away. Ben Gurion Airport is 41 km from the property.

Florentin House
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Florentin House

Located in the Florentin district in Tel Aviv, 600 metres from Suzanne Dellal Dance Show Centre, Neve Tzedek, Florentin House is a eco-friendly property with a restaurant, a shared lounge area with kitchen, and free WiFi throughout.The rooms are spacious and come with an en suite bathroom with shower. Some also have a terrace or a balcony. Towels and bed linen are provided free of charge.There is a 24-hour front desk, and the property features bike hire. The restaurant on the ground floor specialises in Asian cuisine.Florentin House is a 15-minute walk from Old Jaffa and the flea market. The beach and Rothschild Boulevard are a 20-minute walk away. Ben Gurion Airport is 12 km away.

Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv
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Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv

Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv is located in the Tel Aviv City-Centre district, 600 metres from Independence Hall Museum and 700 metres from Shenkin Street. This air-conditioned hostel has a terrace and views of the city. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.All simply furnished rooms feature a refrigerator and a private bathroom with shower. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.Bike hire is available at this hostel and the area is popular for cycling. Nachalat Benyamin Crafts Fair is a 15-minute walk from Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv, while Meir Park is 1.3 km away. Ben Gurion Airport is 16 km from the property.

Chain Gate Hostel
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Chain Gate Hostel

Set within the authentic narrow streets of Jerusalem's old city, the Chain Gate Hostel is entirely made of Jerusalem stone and provides air-conditioned accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Dome of the Rock, the Western Wall and the Holy Sepulcher are all within just 50 metres from the property.You can relax in the lounge area with seating furniture and TV. Breakfast is included, and guests can also prepare meals in the shared kitchen, which comes with a fridge. The washing machine can be used at an extra charge.Several traditional restaurants serving hummus, shawarma and kebab can be found within a 2-minute walk from the hostel.Numerous remains of Jewish, Armenian Christian and Muslim traditions can be seen in the immediate vicinity of Hostel Chain Gate. It is 400 metres from the Via Dolorosa and 750 metres from the Jaffa Gate to the old city. Mamila pedestrian mall is at a distance of 1.2 km.

Jerusalem Hostel
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Jerusalem Hostel

Located next to Zion Square, Jerusalem Hostel is in the city centre a 5-minute walk from Ben Yehuda pedestrian street. It offers free Wi-Fi and rooms with private bathroom.Hostel Jerusalem has excellent public transport links around Jerusalem. The New Gate to the Old City is 10 minutes' walk away, as is Mahne Yehuda Market.Rooms are located on 2 floors and the hostel does not have a lift. Some rooms feature air conditioning and heating.Guests have free access to the shared kitchen. A light breakfast including coffee, tea, and spreads is served each morning. There is a 24-hour supermarket located in front of the property.

The best hotels in the Holy capital

The American Colony Hotel - The Leading Hotels of the World
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The American Colony Hotel - The Leading Hotels of the World

With its swimming pool, gourmet restaurants, landscaped gardens and a high-tech fitness centre, The American Colony Hotel - The Leading Hotels of the World offers a tranquil atmosphere in the heart of the vibrant city of Jerusalem. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the hotel.Rooms at The American Colony are located in 4 buildings; the Main House, the East House, the Palm House and the Cow Byre. Luxurious and spacious rooms feature air conditioning, flat-screen TV and Italian "Frette" bed linen. The modern bathrooms are equipped with designer amenities.You can enjoy a selection of international and local savoury products in the garden, in the bar and or in the patio.The hotel wellness centre includes an outdoor swimming pool, sauna and a well equipped fitness room. The business centre is at your disposal for free.The American Colony Hotel is less than 2 km from the Old City. The nearby light-rail can take you to Jerusalem's modern city centre. Free on-site parking is available.

Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem
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Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem

Boasting a wellness centre with an indoor pool and sauna, Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem offers luxurious accommodation located just 800 metres from Jerusalem Old City. Guests enjoy a restaurant and free WiFi.All air-conditioned rooms and suites display elegant décor and flat-screen TVs. Junior suites feature a seating area with sofa.The Herbert Samuel Hotel's restaurant serves lunch and dinner, guests can also enjoy drinks at the bar. A continental breakfast is served daily.The wellness and spa centre comes with an indoor pool and sauna. Massages can be booked. Other facilities of the property include a business centre and free bike rental service.The Western Wall is 2 km from Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem, while the Great Synagogue is a 10-minute walk away.

Mamilla Hotel - The Leading Hotels of the World
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Mamilla Hotel - The Leading Hotels of the World

Mamilla Hotel - The Leading Hotels of the World features a panoramic rooftop terrace overlooking Jerusalem's Old City. This stylish hotel was designed by architect Piero Lissoni and is 10 minutes’ walk from Jaffa Gate.The hotel offers a choice of restaurants, including the trendy Mirror Bar with live music and the seasonal brasserie with city views. Mamilla Café restaurant serves local specialities.Rooms at Hotel Mamilla are equipped with LCD TV, pure Egyptian cotton bed linen and modern-style décor. Some bathrooms feature a transparent glass wall that can be switched on and off.The modern Akasha Wellness Centre includes a spa and an indoor swimming pool. A sauna, fitness room and massages are also available on site.Set within the Mamilla shopping area, the property is a 20-minute walk from the Western Wall, while the Church of the Holy Sepulcher is 750 metres away. Ben Gurion Airport is 48 km from the Mamilla Hotel.

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
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Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem

Located in the heart of Jerusalem, 500 metres from the Jaffa Gate and Jerusalem's Old City, Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is housed in a building whose design blends Greco-Roman, Gothic and Ottoman motifs. It offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi.The rooms are air-conditioned and feature a smart 46'' LED TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels, a minibar and a coffee machine. The bathroom is equipped with both a bathtub and shower. Free toiletries, towels, linen, slippers and a bathrobe are included in the rate.The Palace Restaurant serves an Israeli buffet breakfast in the mornings. After noon it turns to a French Brasserie that offers various meat dishes. The King's Court is a gourmet restaurant and bar that serves Italian food.The Waldorf Astoria has a huge dividable ballroom, and next to it, a large foyer that can be used for cocktails and pre-function events.Upon check-in, all guests receive a personal tablet. The tablet can be used for checking the email, turning on the air conditioning and TV, as well as calling for room service.The Mamilla Shopping Mall is 250 metres away. Ben Gurion Airport is 41 km from the hotel. The Waldorf Astoria has 12 Mercedes cars for picking up guests at the airport, which can also be rented.

Mount Zion Boutique Hotel
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Mount Zion Boutique Hotel

The Mount Zion Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Jerusalem’s historic centre, it offers a seasonal outdoor pool and a traditional Turkish bath. The air conditioned rooms feature an Oriental style. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.The Zion’s well equipped rooms have cable TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Many feature the original stone walls of this historic building.A large breakfast buffet includes a range of fresh fruits, cakes and hot foods. Restaurants serving typical Israeli cuisine are a pleasant stroll or a short drive away.Guests can relax in the summer outdoor pool and hot tub, or book one of the massage treatments available. The sun terrace has views over Mount Zion and the Hinnom Valley.

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The Norman Tel Aviv
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The Norman Tel Aviv

The Norman Tel Aviv is a luxury hotel set in the centre of Tel Aviv, near the Rothschild Boulevard. It features a rooftop pool, fitness centre and a wellness area, Free WiFi access is available throughout the property. Guests enjoy free shuttle service to the beach. The Norman Tel Aviv is housed in two historic buildings that are restored to their unique architectural heritage. Offering city views, each room is elegantly appointed with a flat-screen TV, desk and a seating area. Other amenities include a Nespresso machine and air conditioning. En suite bathrooms are equipped with a shower and a hairdryer. At The Norman Tel Aviv you will find a bar, 24-hour room service, shared lounge area and a 24-hour front desk with luggage storage facilities. Free use of bicycles is offered, as well as valet service. The hotel is located 200 metres from Rothschild Street, 400 metres from Shenkin Street, 500 metres from Independence Hall Museum and 600 metres from Nachalat Benyamin Crafts Fair. Ben Gurion Airport is 12 km away.

Hotel Montefiore
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Hotel Montefiore

Set in a 1920s White City building in Tel Aviv’s centre, the Montefiore is a unique design hotel with a Vietnamese fusion restaurant. It offers elegant rooms with an iPod docking station and original artwork.Featuring original Bauhaus architecture, Hotel Montefiore was Tel Aviv’s first boutique hotel. It provides a relaxed, informal atmosphere and free Wi-Fi throughout.Fitted with modern furnishings, rooms have luxurious bathrooms with soft bathrobes and slippers. Each room has an LCD TV with satellite channels and a DVD player, together with a multilingual library and tea/coffee maker.An Israeli breakfast of eggs, vegetables and cheese is served daily. The restaurant serves a mix of French and oriental specialities, such as Tom Yum seafood casserole and their Tarte Tatin "Brasserie".Rothschild Boulevard is 200 metres from the hotel. A shuttle is available from/to Ben Gurion Airport, a 20-minute drive away.

White Villa Tel Aviv
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White Villa Tel Aviv

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, White Villa Tel Aviv offers accommodation in Tel Aviv, 400 metres from Dizengoff Center. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.The rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Enjoy a cup of coffee from your balcony or patio. Every room comes with a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries.You will find a hairdresser's at the property.The hotel also offers free use of bicycles. Meir Park is 400 metres from White Villa Tel Aviv, while Shenkin Street is 600 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Ben Gurion Airport, 12 km from White Villa Tel Aviv.

The Rothschild Hotel - Tel Aviv's Finest
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The Rothschild Hotel - Tel Aviv's Finest

Located in an iconic building on trendy Rothschild Boulevard, The Rothschild Hotel - Tel Aviv's Finest offers modern rooms with espresso machine and free Wi-Fi. The famous Shenkin shopping street is a 2-minute walk away.Luxury rooms at the Rothschild all have contemporary furnishings and an eclectic style. They include a LED TV, a cordless phone, a minibar, and air-conditioning. Some rooms include a private balcony or terrace.The entire hotel was built to reduce the impact on the environment. This finely preserved building is definitely one of Tel Aviv's most famous, and most of the furniture has been designed and handmade by local craftsmen.Breakfast is available until midday. The restaurant serves meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan dishes, many of which 100% organic.The hotel is located on the middle at the junction between Tel Aviv's exclusive business district and its prestigious cultural area, surrounded by bars, restaurants and cafés. A limousine service is also available.Tel Aviv Promenade can be reached in a 20-minute walk. Parking and meeting rooms are available in a sister hotel, less than 5 minutes' walk away.

Market House - An Atlas Boutique Hotel
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Market House - An Atlas Boutique Hotel

Offering a buffet restaurant and free bikes, Market House - An Atlas Boutique Hotel is located in the Old Jaffa neighbourhood of Tel Aviv and provides air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi access. A sandy beach strip and a seaside promenade are 300 metres away.Rooms here provide cable TV and a desk, an electric kettle and a fridge. The private bathrooms are fitted with a bath or a shower. A city view is available from all units.At Atlas Boutique Hotel - Market House guests will find a tour desk and laundry facilities. Complimentary breakfast and afternoon refreshments are at the guests' disposal.The property is situated next to the Jaffa Clock Tower and the Jaffa Flea Market. A garden complex can be found within 200 metres. The Tel Aviv Museum of Art can be visited within 4.5 km.The Tel Aviv Central Bus Station is 2.3 km away from the Market House. Ben Gurion Airport is located at a distance of 19 km.

The best hotels in Eilat and the Dead Sea

Dan Eilat Hotel
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Dan Eilat Hotel

Dan Eilat offers luxurious rooms with a balcony overlooking the sea or the swimming pool area. It enjoys a panoramic beach-front position on the Red Sea. Parking and Wi-Fi are free of charge.The elegant rooms have flat-screen TV and a bathroom with exclusive toiletries. They are decorated with warm colours and earth tones.The free form swimming pool features a slide. Leisure facilities include squash courts, an outdoor hot tub, and a modern wellness area. Children of all ages can have fun at the Danyland Club with professional staff and lots of activities.A varied and rich breakfast buffet is provided every morning. The Dan Eilat Hotel also offers restaurants and bars where international cuisine, drinks and gourmet menus are served.The hotel is 3 km from Eilat’s city centre. Eilat Airport is 5 minutes’ drive away.

Royal Beach Hotel Eilat by Isrotel Exclusive Collection
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Royal Beach Hotel Eilat by Isrotel Exclusive Collection

Royal Beach Hotel by Isrotel Exclusive Collection has its own private beach overlooking the Red Sea in Eilat. It features 3 outdoor pools, a sun terrace and a wellness centre. Free WiFi is available throughout.Rooms at the Royal Beach have views of the pool or the sea, and most have a balcony. All are equipped with air conditioning and tea/coffee making facilities.The on site restaurant serves a range of Israeli and international cuisine. Guests can relax in the contemporary lounge area where there is live piano music, or enjoy a drink from the pool view bar.Isrotel Luxury Exclusive Royal offers a private shuttle service from Eilat Airport. The Underwater Observatory Marine Park is 9 km away.

Herods Palace Hotels & Spa Eilat a Premium collection by Leonardo Hotels
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Herods Palace Hotels & Spa Eilat a Premium collection by Leonardo Hotels

Offering spacious, modern rooms with sea or mountain views, Herods Palace is a seafront hotel located on Eilat’s North Beach, in the Hotel Area of town. It features an Arabesque pool area and a large spa.Rooms at the Herods Palace Hotels & Spa have balconies and LCD TV with cable and satellite channels. There is also a minibar and kettle for guests’ comfort.The hotel serves a daily Israeli breakfast, and guests can also enjoy snacks and drinks in the coffee shop or poolside bar. The restaurant serves both Middle Eastern and international cuisine.The wellness centre includes a gym, sauna and Turkish bath. The private beach is directly in front of the hotel.

Herods Dead Sea – A Premium Collection by Leonardo Hotels
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Herods Dead Sea – A Premium Collection by Leonardo Hotels

Offering a free spa and free WiFi throughout, Herods Dead Sea is on the Dead Sea Beach, across the Edom Mountains. Indoor and sulfur pools, Turkish bath and hot tub are featured in the spa area.At the Herolds Dead Sea - A Premium Collection by Leonardo Hotels, all rooms and public grounds boast panoramic views of the sea and pool. AC, cable TV, minibar and a tea/coffee maker are standard room equipment.The hotel also includes a quiet intimate lobby, elegant business lounge, dairy restaurant and a dining room with show cooking.Hotel's wellness facilities include sun beds, a fitness area and a variety of personal treatments. Tennis and basketball courts are available on site.

Leonardo Club Hotel Dead Sea - All Inclusive
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Leonardo Club Hotel Dead Sea - All Inclusive

This all-inclusive deluxe hotel is set a private beach in the hotel area of Ein Bokek. It offers luxurious spa facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, and daily entertainment for children and adults alike.Leonardo Club Hotel Dead Sea has its own mini water park, as well as a free gym, solarium and a range of relaxing beauty treatments. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the lobby and all rooms.A gender-separated sun deck is available on the hotel's rooftop terrace. Twice a week, the hotel holds a Dead Sea Mud Party on its private beach.The all-inclusive option includes meals throughout the day with an extensive breakfast buffet, light lunch, afternoon coffee and cake, buffet dinner and a midnight snack. The bar area is open 24 hours a day and serves free soft drinks and alcoholic drinks.

Daniel Dead Sea Hotel

Daniel Dead Sea Hotel

Set in the heart of Ein Bokek's hotel area, Daniel Dead Sea Hotel offers a private beach and an extensive spa area with free indoor and outdoor pools. A pub and restaurant are available. WiFi is free throughout.All rooms at the Daniel come with an LCD TV, pillow menu, and black-out curtains. Some rooms offer sea views, while others overlook the surrounding Edom Mountains.The wellness area also includes a hot tub, saunas, and a gym. Massages and other beauty treatments can be reserved, and some pools have Dead Sea water.The property arranges yoga, Zumba, and Pilates lessons, as well as water aerobics and morning walks. Lectures on nutrition and health are also held here.Ein Gedi Spa is 20 minutes’ drive away. In the evenings, guests are welcome to enjoy shows or performances in the hotel lobby.