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Reviewed 3 July 2016

.Great value for money, quiet, clean and friendly. Perfect for divers/backpackers Our double room was very small but well equipped with a fridge, a cable tv, shower, toilet and A/C. The communal kitchen is clean and well equipped as well and the staff was friendly and helpful.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This was my first time staying at a hostel and I was expecting the horror stories I saw in the movies. Instead I found a a clean place, very comfortable and friendly staff members. That was not at all what I expected. I was very pleasantly surprised and I would gladly stay at the Arava Hostel again.

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Went on a trip with 3 other friends. We took a quad that cost us around 90 shekels per night (per each person), we had our own private bathroom. The breakfast is expensive (other hostels have it for 10 shekels) and we had to pay the receptionist in order to keep our bags in the hostel after check out (and...

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Aharon G, ruth evening staff at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

Good evening! Abigail and her frainds stayed last weekend in a privet room for 4, doubel & 2 singel beds with toilet & shawer cabel T.V. refrigerator and A.C. and paid 90 INS per person! she reserved in Gomio site 3 weeks prior to arrival and she knew the price! breakfast runs from 15/30 INS per person wich is reasonable...

Eilat, Israel
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Good value for the cost. Room with balcony, TV, wifi, clean. Accommodating and pleasant shift managers. Impeccably clean kitchen with facilities to prepare food. Locker storage at a minimal fee. Close to the centre.

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Aharon G, Manager at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

thank you very much for the positive review, we give our best to keep the place clean , pleasent and comfortable for our guests. thak you for stayng with us and hope to host you again in our hostel.

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This hostel has fantastic staff and a beautiful outdoor garden. However, the rooms are a bit cramped and the layout is odd- I ended up in a room sandwiched between the bathroom and the kitchen, which was not the quietest place. The wifi also did not reach the room, but was great in common areas.

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Aharon G, ruth evening staf at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to write a review! first i'd like to say that we are always learning what our customers needs are and working on improving! at the time you stayed in our hostel we were renovating the dorm rooms, we were working on the room for the ladies that is why you ended in the room...

Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

The room is very spacious, plus lockers inside as well. The bed is comfy, nothing too soft or too hard. The sheet is very insulated , I hardly used it because it was already quite warm at night. The bathroom and showers are opposite each other and its kept nice and clean, warm water and a mirror, have had no...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 10 March 2016

The room didn't really have a window. There was hardly any light and certainly no air. The air conditioner didn't help much. It smelled really bad (and it's the girls dorms, I can only imagine what it must be like in the boys rooms). The shower hooks are set in a way the towel takes a shower together with you....

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Location is good. Just 10min walk to airport and beach. Prices are ok as well as the place itself. It's hostel not 5 star hotel, so remember that:) they have helpful staff to give you info, book tours etc.

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Aharon G, Front Office Manager at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

thank you very much for the review, we are happy to here that you Enjoyed your stay at our hostel

New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

This place is filthy and their customer service is deplorable. They will attempt to charge you before you even see the room and will stress their lack of a cancellation policy. They know what kind of operation they are running. The room I was put in was filled with filthy old men who were clearly living there for months. The...

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Aharon G, Front Office Manager at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

Sorry to hear from you that the time you had in our hostel was not very pleasant for you. We would like to give our comment to the issues you have brought up. 1) Normally we are charging the room/bad upon arrival if the reservation is without credit card details for security, we don't force any guest to pay before...

Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 28 December 2015

The location is nice. Hostel is clean and quite. 1 problem: smelly towels and they cost additional money. So like if you where on a Hitchhiker's трип to the Galaxy - always take a towel with you. There are different kinds of rooms, some are with balcony. Note - all balconies are connected, so you can easily walk to your...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arava hostel was establish in 1986 and is one of the first hostels in Eilat. We are a warm and welcoming hostel offering cheap accommodation in the center of Eilat.Arava hostel is s warm and friendly hostel that welcomes travelers from all over the world. We have a wealth of experience in the industry and know what travelers value and need during their stay.Knowledgeable stuff is available at the front desk 24 hours-a-day and can provide tour/ticket assistance. Other amenities include free parking.The hostel located 15 minutes away from the north beach, and 5 minutes from the center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arava Hostel Eilat

Address: Almoguim 106/1, Eilat, Israel
Region: Israel > Southern District > Eilat
Price Range: ₹ 2,218 - ₹ 6,116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Arava Hostel Eilat 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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“The beds have plug-ins and little lights, so all is good.”
 of 5 bubbles stl102016, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any room here is great , depends on what you are looking for during your stay .”
 of 5 bubbles fernandorL9651OZ, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from this one.”
 of 5 bubbles 371tanyad, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quite room - there are few rooms, pointing on all A/C motors side - quite noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Barbusya, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
“we like the rooms with the balconies, no view, but a great place to dry your stuff after a day at the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles kapusta1984, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
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