We have picked the best luxury hotels in Tel Aviv to help you decide where to stay on your next vacation to this magnificent destination. Our top 10 best luxury hotels in Israel all offer the perfect place for your next getaway, whether its a trip to absorb cultural and historic attractions or you just want to relax and enjoy the laid-back lifestyle. But in this article, we focus in on the best luxury hotels in Tel Aviv, the best with club lounges in Tel Aviv and the best luxury hotels overall.
Explore Tel Aviv’s galleries and museums, or take a swim in the Sea of Galilee, scuba dive in the Red Sea, or take a tour to the Dead Sea and float about in this crazily buoyant water. For action try windsurfing off Beit Yanai Beach. The opportunities to enjoy yourself in and around Tel Aviv are endless!
Tel Aviv lacks many luxury hotels like you´d find them in other large cities such as New York, London or Paris. There is no Four Seasons Tel Aviv, in fact, there is no Four Seasons hotel in Israel at all. Three of the best hotels are the David InterContinental, which is on the beach in a nice quiet area, Dan Hotel and The Jaffa, a Luxury Collection Hotel.
Wherever you decide to stay, in Israel or elsewhere, book via our luxury travel concierge. We offer free upgrades, free breakfasts and free perks at hotels including the Four Seasons, Hyatt, Ritz Carlton, InterContinental and more.
Typically, our free benefits* at luxury hotels include:
- Room upgrade to next category
- Complimentary breakfast for two per bedroom
- Complimentary Welcome Gift
- $100 USD equivalent Hotel experiential credit per room per stay
- Early check-in / Late check-out, subject to availability
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
1. The Jaffa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tel Aviv
The Jaffa is set in the Old City of Jaffa, which is the oldest continually inhabited city in the world with over 4000 years of history. The Jaffa is also located in an exclusive area where only artists can reside.
Boasting stunning views of Jaffa’s ancient port and the Mediterranean Sea, The Jaffa is adjacent to the small streets of the artists’ quarter and is within proximity of the Jaffa port, the old city’s art galleries, as well as the famous Flea Market and its abundance of restaurants and nightlife.
The hotel pays homage to its historical surroundings, seamlessly blending a section of the 13th century Crusaders Wall from the courtyard into the contemporary lobby. Signature chef restaurant, Don Camillo, infuses international dishes with indigenous flavors and serves a daily Israeli Italian breakfast.
Mingle with stylish locals at the destination Chapel Bar and sample New York classics at Golda’s Delicatessen. The Jaffa houses an outdoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and a world-class spa. World-renowned designer John Pawson’s signature minimalist style, custom furniture, sumptuous beds, lavish bathrooms and luxurious amenities characterize the 120 rooms & suites, presenting the fine comforts of a lifestyle hotel, designed to harmonize with the historical architecture of the 19th-century building stunningly restored by architect Ramy Gill.
2. Dan Tel Aviv
The Dan Tel Aviv Hotel was the first luxury Tel Aviv hotel in Israel’s first Jewish city. The Dan Tel Aviv has always been a prime venue for statesmen, politicians and artists who gathered here from the earliest years of the State of Israel.
This luxury hotel overlooks the Mediterranean and the splendid beaches bordered by the city’s famous seafront promenade. Designer stores, commercial centers and the city’s famed after-dark attractions are all on the doorstep.
Luxurious guestrooms and suites face the sea or city and combine thoughtful details with cutting-edge technology. Guestrooms and suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows and views of the Mediterranean. They also have air-conditioning, LCD screen, cable TV, room safe, alarm clock, mini bar, two-line telephones with voice mail, hairdryer, wireless internet access, and more. As of May 2019, 60 of the 100 Executive Sea View Rooms have been completely and beautifully renovated.
HaYarkon 99, the flagship restaurant of the Dan Tel Aviv Hotel, accommodates up to 40 guests in a cosy ambience. HaYarkon 99 was designed with classic and traditional motifs. Restaurant chef, Ilan Lazmi, created a menu using the best local ingredients, with a solid personal touch. The D Restaurant offers an innovative menu that blends classic Mediterranean simplicity with the colorful flair of the contemporary Israeli kitchen and overlooks the Mediterranean Sea.
The bar & lounge provides an intimate atmosphere and a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea. It served a large variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as well as home-made pastries.
The Spa at Dan Tel Aviv will pamper you in new treatment rooms. Other facilities include an indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool, a sun deck overlooking the beach (summertime only), a children’s pool, fitness center, sauna, Jacuzzi, and of course, the glorious beach across the street. The Danyland Children’s Club is open during the Passover holidays and during August.
3. David InterContinental, Tel Aviv
Soaring 25 stories above the beautiful Mediterranean and Tel Aviv’s burgeoning urban center, the David InterContinental is set on the beachfront promenade in the SoHo of Neve Tzedek, the heartbeat of Tel Aviv.
Visit the fascinating ancient sites and lively restaurants of nearby Jaffa; spend an afternoon at the HaTachana complex, housing beloved local artists and designers; and enjoy the city’s renowned nightlife.
An elegant retreat in the heart of the city, the hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool; a wellness center, THE Spa; celebrated dining options; meeting facilities; and a premier setting for special events.
The David InterContinental has 555 guestrooms, including 39 suites. Guestrooms feature air-conditioning, minibars, large work desk with excellent lighting, three phones, voice mail, data ports, high-speed Internet access, satellite TV, Italian marble bathrooms, robes, hairdryers, magnifying mirrors, coffee makers, butler service, double glazed windows, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, and more.
The redesigned Club rooms on the hotel’s top floors deliver the utmost in modern urban design for the discerning traveler. Enjoy state-of-the-art interiors and a stylish marble bathroom with a soaking tub and separate shower. These rooms have been recently renovated and have club lounge access. They are the best ones to choose.
Rates for these rooms include access to the exclusive Club InterContinental with private check-in and all-day refreshments. The Executive Club Level also features a business center and the lounge offers breakfast, a selection of light snacks, cocktail hour and a separate check-in area.
4. The Vista at Hilton, Tel Aviv
The Vista at Hilton Tel Aviv is located on the top floors of Hilton Tel Aviv. The Vista offers stunning accommodations with private balconies, sweeping views over the Mediterranean Sea and personalized service in the Vista Lounge, and an exclusive top-floor retreat.
The top floors of the Tel Aviv Hilton are a hotel within the hotel, The Vista Hotel. They have a separate lounge and check-in and a lovely view of the sea.
Guests have access to all Hilton Tel Aviv facilities, including a Thai spa, outdoor pool, 5 restaurants and lounges, a medical center, high-end shops, and conference facilities.
This Executive club lounge here is very good and a decent size by Hilton standards. The staff are excellent and the food is also very good, particularly their desserts.
5. Sheraton Tel Aviv
Sheraton Tel Aviv is a Rewards Category 6 Marriott Bonvoy hotel. It sits on a prime beachfront location, right in the heart of the Herbert Samuel Boardwalk, overlooking the Mediterranean coastline.
The hotel is within walking distance of Tel Aviv’s hotspots, artist’s quarter and picturesque Jaffa. Enjoy their fitness room as well as the unique SPA featuring dead sea treatments. Rooms are nicely renovated with stylish wooden floors and seascape decor and color scheme.
6. Renaissance Tel Aviv Hotel
Renaissance Tel Aviv Hotel has an excellent location directly on the beach, where you can sink your toes into the warm white sand and the Mediterranean Sea. It is also within easy access to business, shopping and entertainment.
Your comfortable air-conditioned accommodation features a private balcony with fabulous sea views, a well-lit work desk, wireless Internet, in-room safe and mini-bar.
Before enjoying a hearty breakfast buffet, take a dip in the indoor swimming pool or rejuvenate yourself in the on-site fitness gym. After a long day of meetings or sightseeing, rest your eyes or relax with a good book on our sun deck.
There is an executive club lounge here which is open seven days a week including weekends but is closed on Jewish Holidays such as Passover, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashana.
7. Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv Beach
This is a very standard Crowne Plaza hotel in Tel Aviv. Pleasant and clean but not noteworthy, except for the views of the beach from the room, which really are quite special.
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