2019 was a record-breaking year, with the number of visitors to Israel reaching an all-time high of 4.5 million people. It’s no surprise, then, that there have been so many new hotels opening in Israel. Each one seems more modern and better than the last, giving tourists a wide variety of places to choose from during their stay in Israel. Whether you are looking for a boutique hotel, a hotel chain, a luxury resort, or even a Mongolian yurt, you are sure to find it in Israel.
Many of the new hotels in Israel offer world-class levels of comfort and facilities which put them at the top of their class. There is a recent trend of new smaller, boutique-style hotel openings in Israel. They offer high levels of quality and service. Many of them are in restored historic buildings in quaint settings, both in the heart of some of Israel’s biggest cities and in rural surroundings. Get ready for 2022, because the new hotels opening in Israel are more luxurious, more stylish, and with better amenities than ever.
Tel Aviv Hotels
Tel Aviv’s hotel scene has been booming in recent years with an ever-growing number of interesting and creative locations popping up. Here are some of the most exciting new Tel Aviv hotels.
Debrah Brown of the Brown Hotel chain opened its doors to guests in Summer 2021. The 90-room luxury hotel is on Ben Yehuda street, steps away from Gordon beach – the beach to see and be seen at in Tel Aviv. The hotel will offer a breakfast cafe, a high-end kosher grill restaurant, a rooftop pool & terrace, and a spa and fitness center.
Selina Neve Tzedek
The Selina Hotel chain, aimed at digital nomads, is coming to the heart of Tel Aviv’s bohemian neighborhood, Neve Tzedek. The beautifully designed accommodation will offer travelers many styles and sizes of rooms, all comfortable and designed with the modern traveler in mind. There are standard rooms for two as well as micro rooms, a smaller room for two for those on a budget. There is also a quadruple room and loft for four people, a triple for three, and dorm rooms. The hotel features a bar, garden, movie room, and library.
The elite and luxurious Japanese Nobu Hotel chain is opening up a hotel in Tel Aviv. The 38-room hotel will feature a large garden, fitness center, pool, outdoor area, and a private rooftop. It is located in the heart of Rothschild Boulevard at the corner of Ahad Haam.
Isrotel Exclusive Collection Jaffa
The renowned Isrotel chain will be opening a new hotel in Jaffa in 2022. Set in a beautifully renovated heritage building, it is located on the vibrant central thoroughfare that connects ancient Jaffa and cosmopolitan Tel Aviv. The interior design references the building’s rich history. The hotel will also offer guests an array of amenities including a beautiful swimming pool, a luxurious spa, and top-notch restaurants and bars. The hotel will also include well-appointed conference rooms for meetings.
The David Kempinski
This Tel Aviv hotel of the luxury Kempinski chain will open in January 2022. Located on the Tel Aviv promenade, the David Kempinski will set a new benchmark in Tel Aviv luxury hospitality. With sleek interiors complementing the Mediterranean views and personalized service, it’s sure to become a lively hotspot next year. The hotel features sumptuous rooms and suites, dining experiences and bars, and large event spaces.
Hotels in SOUTHERN ISRAEL
There are several new luxury resort hotels that have popped up recently in the deserts of southern Israel. The peaceful setting of the desert makes an ideal backdrop for
Isrotel opened the charming Kedma Hotel in May 2020 in Sde Boker. The hotel is located near the home of David Ben Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister. The hotel is also a great base for exploring the Israeli desert. It features a swimming pool, authentic desert cuisine, a luxurious spa with a Turkish bath and heated treatment pool, a state-of-the-art fitness room, and a large event complex.
Six Senses Shaharut
Six Senses Shaharut is the ultimate dream vacation. Dramatic views will greet you in the 58-suite and villa hotel nestled in the Arava Valley, south of the Negev Desert. The hotel offers a spa, camel stables, and additional activities for guests. It is perfect for both chasing adventure or unwinding in one of the most stunning places in Israel.
Isrotel Exclusive Collection Dead Sea
Set to open in 2022, the Isrotel Exclusive Collection is opening a brand new luxury resort hotel at the Dead Sea. The hotel will be situated at the Dead Sea’s unique beaches at the lowest point on earth. Moreover, some of the deluxe suites will exit directly to the seaside infinity pool. The facility will contain sumptuous restaurants and an extensive spa providing a wide range of indulgent massages and treatments utilizing unique Dead Sea products.
Hotels in NORTHERN ISRAEL
Mitzpe Hayamim has recently reopened after a $23 million restoration. The five-star luxury hotel by Isrotel overlooking the Sea of Galilee includes an organic dairy farm and a world-class spa. It also features a jacuzzi, sauna, fitness room and treatment rooms, an on-site bakery and chef restaurant. The hotel also has a library and meeting spaces, an ecological outdoor pool, and an artists’ gallery for artists to display their work. The hotel is surrounded by green rolling hills, vegetable fields, and fruit orchards. Guests are spoiled with sweeping views across the Hula Valley and Sea of Galilee. The accommodations range from a standard garden-view room to a 100 sqm presidential villa with a sundeck and hot tub. Mitzpe Hayamim Hotel is now kosher certified.
The Edmond Hotel in Rosh Pina is a boutique spa hotel that features an outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi and a spa with a gym and saunas. It is the perfect quiet retreat in one of the most beautiful locations in Israel. The hotel strives to maintain a calm atmosphere and requires guests to be 14 years old and older. The hotel is covered in Jerusalem stone while the floor bears Jaffa style floor tiles. There is also a bar in the hotel, serving both food and cocktails, cognac, whiskey and aperitifs. In the winter, guests can cozy up near the fireplace with a good book in the library. The hotel also features a wine room that offers wine workshops and three halls for conferences and events.
Selina Kinneret opened its doors to travelers visiting the Kinneret (the Hebrew name for the Sea of Galilee) in Northern Israel, in April 2020. The hotel offers different sized rooms for two people, four people, and dorm rooms for budget travelers. It features a music studio, live music performances, an activity center, Kinneret watersports, and festivals. The hotel has a bar, garden, movie room, restaurant, shared kitchen, and library.
Check back as announcements are made about new hotels opening in Israel in 2022.