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Arava Hostel Eilat

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Almoguim 106/1, Eilat, Israel
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Arava Hostel near the end of February 2014 and I thought it was great! When we arrived we were given the option between two different private rooms, and were really happy with the one we chose. Comfortable bed, private bathroom, mini fridge and a tv!! The staff was super friendly and SO helpful! I found the... More

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Annecy, France
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Great hostel, great staff, great breakfast and advices...We were three friends going there in October last year and it was really perfect! Highly recommend it! The region is very nice as well, many places to see, scuba diving was awesome...and on top we were there for a secret gig of David Guetta :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

The place was a nice place to stay. Decent location, near to the bus station, so easy access to local dive sites. Helpful staff and nice common areas to eat in after you prepare a meal. I would stay again, but mostly because I want to see and hang out with the receptionist. She made my stay.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This hostel provided me with exactly what I was looking for: somewhere to meet like-minded travellers and a place close to diving locations. The room was adequate for my needs, I didn't plan on spending too much time inside, the bathrooms were clean and it had a great communal feel throughout the whole place. The staff were friendly and able... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Eilat was the last stop on my 2 week tour in Israel. By the time I got there I was incredibly exhausted from being so busy in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem and needed to chill. My room was clean, the patio and garden was fantastic for laying in the sun and reading and one of the staff even helped me... More

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The Arava Hostel is a small and familiar hostel in Eilat. I lived there more than two month and i felt very confortable in my four-bed-female-dorm.The atmosphere in the Arava ist friendly, warm and sociable. There is no WIFi in the rooms, that s why every guest meet one time in the kitchen, sitting room or outside. Each shower is... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

I originally checked in hoping to check out asap...I didn't like the vibe and of course there is a no cancelation policy. So I was stuck there and ..really it was MY timing that sucked...a lot of groups of young obnoxious kids taking diving courses were there at the time...as soon as they left itwas like a new place...in the... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I booked this hostel for one night for my father and his wife and they had the worst experience. They checked in after 5pm and their room wasn´t even ready, The sheets and towels were old, torn and disgusting. No soap in the bathroom, terrible mattress and place wasn´t clean at all. They barely slept because the room was full... More

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

We care about gusts review and try to learn how to improve ourselves to be the best we can, in this case we decide to response to the last review because it's not familiar to us. First, we find it very weird that a gust didn't get the room after 5pm or got a dirty room because this is not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

I stayed there more than 3 times and every time I am amayzed by the way the place is orgenised and clean.There is a beutifull garden outside that is possible to sit. I have been to many big hotels in Elat and I prefer this small one that make you feel home with this relax atmospheer and very nice people... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

You are ok with a place that is not particularly clean, where the staff is not particularly friendly or helpful, the rooms are noisy (not because of the nearby runway but because of the staff fighting). The location is good, you can park your car and it's cheap. At the end you get what you pay for and nothing more.

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Also Known As:
Arava Hostel Eilat Hotel Eilat
Arava Hostel Eilat Hotel
Address: Almoguim 106/1, Eilat, Israel
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Location: Israel > Southern District > Eilat
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 21 Specialty lodging in Eilat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Arava Hostel Eilat 2*
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 
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