While Tel Aviv and Jerusalem are popular tourist destinations, a weekend stopover in Haifa is worth the train or car trip. With absolutely stunning sites like the infamous Baha’i gardens and some of the best hummus and street food around (not too mention some of the most luxurious and family friendly beaches in Israel), having a comfortable place to rest your head is key. From fancy chains to boutique steals, these hotels in Haifa will keep you well-rested between activity-packed days.
Hotels in Haifa well worth a stay
The Templers Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of Haifa's German Colony, and overlooks the Baha'i Gardens. It offers luxurious, individually decorated rooms with air conditioning. Free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV is provided in each room, while some feature a balcony, spa bath or whirlpool bath and a kitchenette. The rooms are all individually decorated in different styles. Breakfast is served at a café near the hotel. A kosher option is also available at the hotel, upon request. This Boutique Hotel Templers is set in a historic building of 1872, prized within the colony for its excellent renovation work.
Set on the green slopes of Mount Carmel, this Crowne Plaza offers panoramic views of Haifa and the Bay. All rooms come with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and an LCD TV. Free tours of the Bahai Gardens are provided. The rooms are equipped with hardwood floors, a safe, and a tea/coffee maker. Some rooms are located on the higher floors, and offer free parking and access to the 24-hour Business Lounge, with free internet terminals and refreshments. The hotel’s Confit restaurant serves an à la carte menu, and a self-service buffet on Friday and Saturday. A breakfast menu is available daily. The Crowne Plaza Haifa includes a wellness centre with indoor swimming pool, gym and hot tub. There is also a synagogue on site. Staff arrange free tours of the Bahai Gardens every day except Wednesday and graphology workshops during the weekend.
The Haifa Bay View Hotel overlooks the Haifa Bay and is just a 2-minute walk from the Baha'i Gardens in the Carmel area of Haifa. It offers a bar and terrace with panoramic views across the bay. Free WiFi is available in all areas. At the Haifa Bay View you have a choice of dining options, including a kosher Chinese restaurant. The hotel lobby overlooking the sea, it offers light meals coffee and selection of pastries. Breakfast is served fresh every morning Israeli buffet style. All rooms offer views across the bay. They come with air conditioning and tea and coffee makers. Hotel Haifa Bay View is In a short distance from a shopping center, restaurants, bars, coffee shops and Louie boardwalk. You can catch public transport and taxis right next to the hotel.
In the centre of Carmel, the Dan Panorama Haifa is a landmark hotel. This 21-storey tower offers great accommodation with panoramic views and a great range of hotel facilities. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Dan Panorama Haifa Hotel’s 266 guest rooms are decorated in a contemporary style and offer fantastic views over Haifa Bay and Mount Carmel. Some rooms offer free access to the exclusive Carmel Lounge. Leisure facilities at the Dan Panorama Haifa include a seasonal outdoor pool and a large fitness centre, one of the best equipped in the country. There is also a separate swimming pool for children plus a kids’ club. The Dan Panorama Haifa is directly linked to the Panorama Mall, with its many shops, restaurants and cafés. The Louis Promenade and the magnificent Bahai Temple are also close to the hotel. The hotel's restaurant serves international and Israeli cuisine. Breakfast is buffet style.
The Dan Carmel Haifa is a luxury hotel near the pretty Louis Promenade, with its panoramic views. The property offers spacious, elegant rooms with views of the Mediterranean Sea or Mount Carmel. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Rooms have a classic style, and each features a private balcony. Some rooms offer free access to the exclusive King David Lounge. Breakfast is served buffet style each morning. Leisure facilities at the Dan Carmel include an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. For children, there is a separate kids’ pool and kids’ club. The hotel offers free tours on Saturdays, with visits to the Bahai Temple and other attractions in Haifa. The Dan Carmel Haifa is a 10-minute walk from the centre of Carmel, with its many shops, restaurants and cafés.
The Colony Hotel is set in the German Colony area of Haifa. This boutique hotel offers a quiet garden, and a sunbathing area on the rooftop terrace. All rooms come with LCD TVs, free Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee makers. This small hotel combines these modern amenities with original features and architecture of a property that is over 100 years old. Hotel The Colony is just 1 km from the UNESCO site of Baha'i Gardens and Golden Dome. You have a great choice of restaurants, shops, and cafés in the neighbourhood. Free public parking is available nearby.
Offering garden-view rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV, the luxurious Bay Club - an Atlas Boutique Hotel is half way between Haifa Bay and the peak of Mount Carmel. The style of the property is inspired by the famous resort towns of the Mediterranean Sea. Guests benefit from free shuttle to the Bahai Gardens tour. Air-conditioned rooms at the Atlas Boutique include a fridge, seating area, and electric kettle with tea and coffee. The private bathroom has a bath or shower. Some rooms feature a terrace. An Israeli breakfast is served daily in the spacious lounge which opens on the garden with pond fountain. It includes cheese, eggs, and bread, along with cold drinks. In the afternoon of weekdays you can enjoy free drinks and appetizers in the lounge. The Israeli National Maritime Museum is 500 metres away, while Haifa Airport is 12 km from the property. In 10 minutes you can drive to the Mediterranean Sea and the Bahai Gardens.
Set on the Mediterranean Sea coast and very close to Haifa's beach, this hotel has free parking, free WiFi, an indoor pool and gourmet cuisine. The large and elegant suites overlook Carmel beach. Suites at the Leonardo Plaza Haifa have stylish modern furnishings and a comfortable lounge. Each is air conditioned, and includes an LCD TV with cable channels. Free international calls to 60 countries worldwide can be made from the rooms. The swimming pool is indoors, but the roof opens up during summer season. Guided tours of Haifa can be organised on Saturdays, while the German Collony near Wadi Nisnas is visited on Fridays, free of charge for hotel guests and subject to availability. Leonardo Plaza Haifa is close to the Matam business centre, and 1.5 km from Hof Hacarmel Train Station. All the area's famous attractions are less than a 10-minute drive away. Sammy Ofer Stadium is 2 km from the property.
Sea Plaza Hotel Haifa is right on the shore of Haifa Bay, a 1-minute walk from the beach. This Kosher property offers a range of services, including translations and a car rental. Rambam Medical Center is less than 10 minutes' walk away. It offers self-catering rooms with free Wi-Fi. Each room at the Haifa Sea Plaza is air conditioned and features satellite TV. The bathrooms come with bath and shower. The Sea Plaza is set in the historic centre of Haifa. Secure swimming for children, diving and wind-surfing clubs are within walking distance. Guests can prepare their own meals in the privacy of their fully equipped kitchenette.