Budget hotels & hostels
Guesthouses and B&Bs
The stand-out chic of the beautifully restored Scots Hotel leaves most other offerings for dead. After stomping around the sites, escape to the landscaped gardens, breezy courtyards and dazzling pool with lake views...
King David Jerusalem
The King David is a blast from the past, a 1930s era hotel that is both grandiose and charming. The extraordinary lobby is furnished with velvet couches, gold drapery and marble-top tables...
Herods Vitalis Spa Hotel Eilat
Indulge in the dramatic opulence of Herod's Palace next door, then retreat to this boutique hotel within a hotel to enjoy personal service and an exceptional range of spa treatments...
Prima Tel Aviv Hotel
If you need something functional and close to the beach, this no-fuss kosher hotel has reasonable rooms with sea views. Breakfast is included in the price and there's free internet in the plush little lobby. It's on the corner with Frishman St.
Renaissance Tel Aviv
Set amid other high-rise luxury hotels, this one diversifies itself by having a slightly better location over a sandy beach. All of its 342 rooms have a balcony, and there is an indoor pool and health club.
American Colony Hotel
With a little imagination you could almost picture Humphrey Bogart leaning against one of the arched doorways, puffing on a pipe, as if the lobby was an incarnation of Rick's Cafe...
Hilton Taba Resort & Nelson Village
The Hilton gained worldwide attention and sympathy in 2004 when much of it was destroyed in a terrorist attack...
Alexander Tel Aviv Hotel
Good for families, the rooms at the Alexander offer lots of space, two rooms and a kitchenette. They also have a gym, sauna and business centre, but it's a bit away from the centre.
Mount Zion Hotel
Wedged against a cliff that overlooks the Old City, the unique Mount Zion Hotel is an elegant establishment noted for its great views, heritage decor and fine restaurant...
Hilton Tel Aviv
A five-star deluxe hotel with all the trimmings, the Hilton welcomes visitors with a spacious modern lobby and elegant rooms. At the top of its class, it offers four restaurants, a large gym, sauna and sunny pool deck overlooking the sea.
The King David, American Colony and David Citadel hotels may have bigger names, but some VIPs swear by the Inbal Jerusalem. With five-star everything, a beautiful layout and a nice location, there is little to complain about...
Rimonim Galei Kinnereth Hotel
The doyenne of the Tiberias hotel scene has recently been revamped...
Lev Yerushalayim Aparthotel
Located in the heart of the City Centre, this all-suite hotel is a good family option, with spacious rooms and easy access to restaurants, shopping and transport. Rooms are large and comfortable, just a little bland...
A Little House In Bakah Hotel
A friendly boutique hotel with spacious rooms, an excellent cafe, high ceilings and a retro spin back to the 1920s, this is a good pick in the mid-price range. The main drawback is the city fringe location. It’s located 2...
Palatin Hotel Jerusalem
Located near the hub of Jerusalem’s shopping and cafe district, the 29-room Hotel Palatin has smallish rooms with TVs and twin beds pushed together. Carpets are wearing thin in some places, but overall it remains in good shape...
Geared towards the business traveller, this functional, centrally located place has 228 rooms and 23 suites, many catching sea views. Rooms include a small desk, cable TV and wi-fi internet...
The Eldan Hotel
Although lacking in style, this spotless business hotel offers convenience and comfort in the midst of a posh neighbourhood. All 75 rooms have a TV, safe and minibar. It’s within walking distance to Jaffa Gate and the City Centre.
Orchid Reef Hotel
The hotel brochure doesn't lie when it says the Reef, between the Village and Coral Beaches, is on one of the nicest stretches of sand in Eilat...
Arbel Guest House Shavit Family
A lovely alternative to the brick monstrosities in town, this bed and breakfast has a tranquil garden setting in the small village of Arbel, north of Tiberias...
Olive Tree Hotel
This place is big enough to look like an international chain hotel, but the designers have made some attempts to blend the place into the neighbourhood...
Caesar Premier Jerusalem
The 150-room Caesar boasts a rooftop swimming pool (summer only), from where you get views of the Mount of Olives in the distance. A dining hall provides a daily buffet breakfast of kosher foods...
Golden Beach Hotel
This three-star hotel was recently renovated and offers pleasant rooms overlooking the beach. Prices include breakfast.