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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel can compare to some 3 star hotels I've been to. Clean, new, spacious room and bathroom. Friendly reception, good breakfast for a hostel (i.e. average for a hotel), all at a price that for Israel is quite reasonable. Couple of minutes walk from the visitor center and the snake path. If you plan on going up the path...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me begin by saying this was the nicest hostel I have ever stayed in. Definitely not your conventional idea of a hostel. It felt more like a hotel. I stayed in a private room with bath. Private rooms for two people will run about $100 a night which is reasonable for the area. The rooms are basic, clean and...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Stayed with family on December 2016. the good things: it's clean, the staff is friendly, good breakfast (with lots of healthy ingredients- contrary to what I read here), spacious room. close to Masada my main issue- even with a pool ( not for winter) it is still a youth hostel- and have the atmosphere of youth hostel even in the...

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Greifswald, Germany
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The best thing about this hostel is obviously the location. If you want to do the Masada Sunrise Walk or go up by cable car, this is the place to be. Ein Gedi and En Bokek are just around the corner, Jericho an hour by car. The second best thing in my view is the food. I've never eaten this...

Thank Marcus U
Reviewed 10 December 2016

My two sons and I stayed in this youth hostel located near the Eastern approach to Masada national park. We had three beds in one room with a built in shower room and toilet. Cost was only US$ 39. The construction is modern; very similar to a modular style dorm doom you would find on a US college campus. They...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We paid 100 eur per night and it was reasonable for the experience at the hostel. Rooms were clean and we had a nice view of dead sea. The common area terrace is a beautiful/ magical place so we sat there every night and drank a few bottles of wine. The place is basic but very decent. I would definitely...

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Jerusalem District, Israel
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

With great location, clean and comfortable family room and a great outdoors swimming pool this hostel is more like a 4 stars hotel than a hostel. Two downsides are that breakfast though nourishing is not very healthy (DO NOT MISS OUT DINNER OVER THERE ITS AMAZING) and not all rooms have balconies, which means you can either choose a family...

Thank Taltul29
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I had a very nice weekend holiday in this hotel. The hotel staff were polite and welcoming. The room had two beds connected for me and for my wife. For are children we had beds that were one above the other. The rooms were clean, air conditioned and comfortable. We recommend getting rooms that aree closer to...

1Thank rami d
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent hotel with small although quite adequate ensuite rooms. Israeli breakfast was included and superb!! Location is 5 mins walk from either the snake path ascent to Masada or the cable car. Would highly recommend and would definitely rebook in the future.

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Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stayed here one night due to our morning hike up to Masada. It was clean, they had a lovely pool, descent breakfast with optional dining and it wasn't too far away from Ein Bokek. Mostly visited by groups of tourists who are visiting Masada. There isn't really anything else to do there, except visiting Masada, but the sunrise hike...

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  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Masada Hostel

Address: Ein Bokek, Israel
Region: Israel > Dead Sea Region > Ein Bokek
Number of rooms: 211
Also Known As:
The Masada Hotel Ein Bokek
Masada Hostel Ein Bokek
The Masada Hostel Dead Sea/Ein Bokek, Israel
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“All rooms pretty sterile”
 of 5 bubbles 872time, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“They're all nice, I think although I stayed in a dorm”
 of 5 bubbles globetrotter341, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from any student groups”
 of 5 bubbles Island_City_Ron, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
“if u like desert - its for u”
 of 5 bubbles nissimm, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Try to get a room as far away from the groups of young people as you can. We stayed in rooms 104 and 105, each room could hold 4 people and they were quiet with a balcony overlooking the dead sea.”
 of 5 bubbles HaifaHiker, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
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