Five Unique Places to Stay in Israel Ranked by Price

Five Unique Places to Stay in Israel Ranked by Price

Tired of staying in basic hotel rooms that lack excitement or authenticity? There are an unbelievable number of fun, unique hotels, villas, and homes for rent in Israel. You don’t need to settle for a cookie cutter hotel room any longer! Here are a few options for different budgets and types of vacations!

Cheapest: Noat Farm, Negev Desert

If you’ve been looking for the coolest cheap place to spend a night away- this is it.

The “tube hostel” rooms at Naot Farm start at just 419 shekels a night! The rooms come with two single beds that can be formed into a double bed, a shower complex, the option to order breakfast straight from the farm, access to a kitchen, outdoor grill, and during the spring/summer a small pool!

Naot Farm has an amazing story as well! In 2003, Leah and Nadi moved to the Negev with their children as part of a project to bring tourism to the area and over the last 20 years they have poured their heart and souls into the space. The farm has grown to be a favorite for locals and tourists alike. It is truly created an oasis in the Negev.

It’s been on my bucket list for a quite a long time (nudge nudge husband) and it was fun to finally get to see them in person.

Best for Groups: Badolina, Dead Sea

Badolina was on my bucket list for years and ended up being the best place I found to host my bachelorette party in Israel. I wanted somewhere fun, with summer camp vibes, and that wouldn’t cost my friends over $100 a person. We stayed in the “bell tent” or “shel peamon” which fits eight people. The tent was equipped with beds, A/C, a picnic table, and a view of the sea. It truly made for the ultimate slumber party. For a small uncharge you can also get sheets and pillows. The site is stocked with refrigerators, fire pits, bathrooms, a bar and restaurant, and there is a local pool you can pay for access to as well.

They have other lodging selections such as couples cabins and a bring your own tent option.

You can find them on instagram: @badolina_ein_gedi_glamping.

Budget Friendly for Couples: Zimeroni, Zichron Ya’akov

Can you think of anything better than getting to your hotel for the night and the room having a surprise jacuzzi? I can’t! But while they don’t advertise their hot tubs, Zimeroni is a real steal for the price. For just over $100 a night, we got a suite with a massive bedroom, kitchenette, living room with a pull out couch, and large bathroom. The room had a private, gated ground floor entryway with seating, a jacuzzi, and fun decor.

Not only did we love our room but the staff at Zimeroni were top notch and super kind. They met us on the street to direct us to our tzimer and made sure we had everything we needed for our stay. We enjoyed every second of our time and will be going back again for sure.

For the price, this place really can’t be beat. It’s located directly on the pedestrian street in Zichron Ya’akov close to restaurants, shopping, wineries, and more. They have private parking and the rooms are huge with lots of amenities.

Mid-Level for Couples: Maayan Bereshit Villa, Mattat

If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway in the middle of nature in northern Israel, this is for you. We have stayed in this incredible cabin in Mattat to celebrate my husband’s birthday two years in a row now. It gives the ultimate forest vibes and is also close proximity to amazing wineries and nature. We’ve visited Kerem Ben Zimra and Dalton wineries on our trips up to Matt. Our favorite place to stay is at Maayan Bereshit in the HaMaayan cabin but the Bereshit is also lovely. They can be booked via HaPisga Israel and they’re both truly exceptional.

While in Mattat, make sure to take a wander around. The community is really special and fun places to shop like its 24 hour winery that is open on a honor system meaning you go, take wine, and leave money and a second hand shop on Fridays. You can also order a massage and breakfast to your cabin.

Splurge: Pereh Hotel, Golan Heights

Talk about luxury, the Pereh Hotel is above and beyond. From their stunning grounds, to their chefs restaurant, walking path, and beautiful pool, everything at the hotel was selected with such care and truly curated for you to feel both luxurious and at home all at the same time. The Pereh offers an experience that is a truly unique blend of history and elegance. 

The buildings that house the Pereh Hotel were once French custom houses that have been restored from a state of neglect to create this beautiful hotel. The hotel transformed a former Syrian bunker into an onsite museum and the designers also used local materials to maintain a rustic and historic feel. While the price tag for this hotel is not at all budget friendly, if you have the means and are looking for a special place for a night or two away in Northern Israel, the Pereh should definitely be on your bucket list.

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I'm Jazzie, a 20 something wannabe globetrotter with Celiac Disease. Living in Israel and navigating being gluten free is no easy task, so I created TheIsraelBites to provide English speakers with information about surviving Celiac Disease in the Middle East.

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