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By Chris | January 26 2007
Whether a sumptuous bed, spectacular view or outstanding service – choose from our selection of hotels in Tel Aviv
While Tel Aviv is an enormous, vibrant city full of all the culture, fun and energy to keep you fully occupied, the Dan – the city’s original luxury beach hotel – aims to cater to every need you might have within its walls.
With chic jewelry stores, an art gallery exhibiting contemporary Israeli art, indoor and outdoor pools (the latter fed by sea water) and all the exceptional pampering, fine dining and great service elite travelers expect, you’ll have everything you could need at your fingertips. Dignitaries, artists and superstars from Paul McCartney to Madonna return time and time again to the Dan’s 280 rooms and suites, which are known to be among the best in the city.
Why we love it: This exceptional, elegant suite is modern luxury living at its best. A private terrace with a magnificent view of the Mediterranean and the old city of Jaffa, two indulgent bathrooms, and heaps of space for blissful sleep, gourmet dining and entertainment ensure a wealth of comfort during your stay.
Etai Eliaz, General Manager
+972 3 520 2525
99 Hayarkon Street
Impeccably fashionable, everything about the David Intercontinental exudes style, from its ocean-facing location, in one of Tel Aviv’s hippest neighborhoods, to the flawless luxury of its rooms and suites.
There’s much to enjoy here for business travelers and pleasure seekers alike, such as an up-to-the-minute business center, a wealth of fine dining and corporate banqueting space, an impressive fitness center and outdoor pool, and an elegant cigar bar for relaxing in style. What’s more, the David’s superb location in trendy Neve Tzedek means that some of the city’s best shopping, food and entertainment – not to mention its glorious beaches – are right on your doorstep.
Why we love it: Sumptuous luxury and uninterrupted ocean views characterise this beautiful suite, which offers space and comfort in abundance.
An elegant layout for sleeping, dining and relaxing provides everything you need for both productive hours of work and entertaining guests in style. The marble bathroom’s Jacuzzi and indulgent dry sauna are perfect for unwinding after a hectic day’s business. Best of all, this suite can be connected to an adjoining room for even more luxury, space and style.
David Cohen, General Manager
+972 3 795 1101
12 Kaufman Street
The newly-renovated Herods Hotel evokes the glamour and charm of 1930s Tel Aviv while maintaining the highest standards of contemporary comfort and service.
Individual style and heaps of character are the essence of this hotel; its 324 unique rooms and suites are adorned with maps, retro patterns and striking black-and-white photographs while in the quirky main lobby fig trees and a sky-blue ceiling give the feel of a beachfront boulevard. The beach itself is mere moments away, but there are excellent options for dining and drinks inside the hotel before you head out to explore elsewhere.
Why we love it: The best of Herods is saved for the 18th floor, with the glamorous Dizengoff Presidential Suite.
A sleek blend of contemporary and period furniture gives this suite a unique personality while its immense space and luxury are ideal for both stylish parties and blissful alone time. What’s more, a show-stopping view of the beach, in-suite gym, sauna, bar and complimentary entry to the hotel’s spa and exclusive business lounge are all part of the experience.
Sharon Alon, General Manager
+972 3 521 6666
155 Hayarkon Street
The Sheraton Tel Aviv is right on the beach and is a magnet for the many VIPs who visit the city for both work and play, from rock star Ozzy Osbourne to the President of Greece.
Here you will find bright, elegant rooms and suites, stylish gourmet dining and abundant opportunities for relaxation, including chic lounges and a poolside bar with an ocean view. When it is time to head out and experience the city, the hotel’s central location ensures that you are never more than a short walk away from lavish designer shopping and that legendary Tel Aviv nightlife.
Why we love it: The Sheraton’s most stylish and spacious living experience is beautifully appointed with smart, designer furnishings and wide, far-reaching views of the sea.
For discerning guests the state-of-the-art entertainment and business facilities on offer are a highlight and include: a 22-inch desktop PC, iPod decks and a 40-inch Bang & Olufsen flat-screen TV with surround sound. Flat-screen TVs are also available in the bedroom and bathroom. The impeccable Sheraton service comes in the form of a dedicated private butler and complimentary treats including exclusive Dead Sea spa products and access to the hotel’s elite Towers lounge.
Jean-Louis Ripoche, General Manager
+972 3 521 1111
115 Hayarkon Street
A world away from the luxury palaces of Tel Aviv beach is the beautiful Hotel Montefiore.
This stylish, intimate establishment is a 1920s mansion restored in the Eclectic style, the diverse architectural movement that came just before Bauhaus. With a charming setting on a historic street, an inviting home-fromhome ethos and 12 rooms that exude effortless elegance, Montefiore offers a stylish slice of old Tel Aviv. Although there is no concierge here, the staff is warm and knowledgeable with a wealth of insider information and a genuine love for the city. Ask about bespoke picnic baskets and other little perks that can be arranged for you. The hotel’s excellent restaurant-bar is a popular spot among those in the know, both for its delectable brasserie cuisine and clever, flavorful cocktails. With a chic, grown up vibe of style and sophistication, and an elegant, discerning crowd, it is the ideal place to start or round off a night in Tel Aviv.
Shelly Weissbrem, General Manager
+972 3 564 6100
36 Montefiore Street
The Hilton’s stand-out factor is its breathtaking location.
The hotel is positioned on a cliff looking out across one of the city’s most famous beaches, which is named after the hotel, and the panoramic sweep of the sea. The Hilton beach is one of the vibrant, eclectic hubs of Tel Aviv’s relaxed seafront life, a hotspot for kayaking and surfing, sunbathing and nightlife. There’s much to enjoy inside the hotel too, with stylish rooms and suites full of bespoke luxuries and gorgeous views. A stay here provides a wealth of options for fine food, fitness and fun – not least the glorious outdoor saltwater pool which you can enjoy with a glass of Israeli wine while the waves roll onto the beach below.
Why we love it: This top floor suite is a feast for the eyes where sublime Mediterranean views are captured by floor-length windows.
There’s plenty of luxury and comfort here with a spectacular outdoor Jacuzzi on the balcony, stylish entertainment and business facilities, and inviting designer furnishings that promise pure relaxation after a busy day.
Ronnie Fortis, General Manager
+972 3 520 2222
Tel Aviv’s beachfront Carlton, which looks out across the marina, offers five-star luxury in 268 strikingly elegant rooms and suites, as well as a host of world class facilities and services for guests to enjoy.
There’s gourmet breakfasting with a view at open air restaurant Carlton on the Beach and a wonderful rooftop pool for getting fit and unwinding in spectacular surroundings. The hotel’s stylish, state-of-the-art Executive iRoom is perfect for executive travelers, offering up-to-the-minute technology for both business and pleasure.
Why we love it: The spectacular Mediterranean Suite (also known as the Presidential) is the star of the Carton Tel Aviv luxury experience.
It offers bright, modern and spacious contemporary living complete with business and entertainment technology and all the luxuries and attention to detail that elite travelers expect. The suite’s exclusive perks include complimentary access to the hotel’s Royal Executive Lounge, where corporate events can be held and drinks are served throughout the day. Panoramic views of the sea can be enjoyed from the intimate private terrace.
Jimmy Zohar, General Manager
+972 3 520 1818
10 Eliezer Peri Street