We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 58 Tel Aviv accommodations

Chef Hostel Montefiore

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   19 Montefiore St., Tel Aviv, Israel
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
-10- 20% direct booking
Save Saved
You added Chef Hostel Montefiore to your Saves list
Chef Hostel Montefiore
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
86%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Gabriel D New York, New York, United States
  • Overview
  • Reviews (254)
  • Photos (63)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (30)
  • Location
  • More
true
Write a Review

254 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    149
    72
    11
    16
    6
See reviews for
4
19
105
6
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (30)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
New York, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hi, I just want to recommend staying atef Hostel Montefiore for anyone visiting Tel Aviv. The hostel is in a cool and convenient area, and the walk to the beach was approximately 10 minutes. The staff is very helpful, friendly, and welcoming. Anything I needed help with or if I had any questions, Roy helped me with as much as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay in this hostel. It is really easy to take busses to/from this hostel, the supermarket in the street is open 24/7 and the owner is really friendly. The hostel is also clean. Walking to the beach, jaffa and the market is easy.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice hostel, with good athmosphere. Have been there a few time, and will definately go there again. Service is good, its located in the centre of Tel Aviv. It was clean. Everything i want with good price.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Turin, Piemonte, Italy
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

TheChef Hostel is the perfect place to discover TLV : well located in the city, is very close to beaches and to the nightlife area, moreover the rooms and bathrooms are clean and well-kept, the staff is very friendly and hospitable, the chef exists in reality.. and he serves to his guests delicious dishes! The price?Reasonable! This place is great... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location was centrally located and right next to the foodie section of the city. Chef was so helpful and made delicious, affordable meals for people who wanted them. Best stay in all of Israel for sure.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a nice stay (private room) location is excellent close to beach and downtown. There is a good supermarket right across the street and the hostel has a fridge and a good kitchen. The caretaker was very helpful to us at several occasions and took us out one night as well. im coming back if im going to Tel aviv... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 nights during my visit in Tel Aviv. The hostel is located in a great location, close to shops, nightlife, and a nice walk to the beach. Close to the weekly markets and city life. There is also a nice food market steps away, which is convenient for those wanting to save some $$ on food.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at hostels across the world, Chef Hostel however was a different experience. I made a booking online around 1hr before arriving at the hostel (due to change of plan). When I arrived the man said there was a problem and that the dorm I wanted to stay in was overbooked. He then said I would need to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had arranged a trip around Israel and that's why we had booked Chef Hostel Montefiore as a base point in the country. Because of the currently war conflict, our flights have been cancelled. We explained the real situation to the hostel staff one week before our departure. Despite being in a war conflict, we have to pay a deposit... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
roycohen, General Manager at Chef Hostel Montefiore, responded to this review

the guest did not stay and we charged his deposit according to the cancelation policy, please remove this review asap since guest has not stayed at the hostel More

Moscow, Russia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

From a variety of choices that the hostd.com can offer for a backpacker to stay in Tel Aviv i chose Chef's hostel and didn't get disappointed, not a single time.It's clean,safe and altogether a comfortable hostel.The staff is very helpful and you surely won't get lost 'cos they know the city and can recommend wonderful routes to take to explore... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Chef Hostel Montefiore, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Chef Hostel Montefiore? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Chef Hostel Montefiore

Address: 19 Montefiore St., Tel Aviv, Israel
Phone Number:
Location: Israel > Tel Aviv District > Tel Aviv
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Chef Hostel Montefiore 2*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, HostelWorld, Tingo, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Chef Hostel Montefiore reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

63 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (26)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (19)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (38)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (37)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Tel Aviv with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We found the nicest roomy house in the true city center(financial cultural historical dining, drinking and night life center) renovated it to be a lovely place with great common area, sparkling showers,fast free wifi, beautiful huge patio. We bought the best beds and mattresses, put AC in all rooms, built open kitchen for me,the chef,to cook you simple high quality meals or snacks with products from the Carmel market which is 200 meter away.my kitchen is open for you to teach me and the rest of the guests your tasty creations.grab a cheep beer, chill in the garden with high quality people. feel comfortable We clean 24/7. We speak 7 languages, and will help you plan your city stay and your Israel trip.We also the operator of the TLV hostels tours(revolutionary cost price day tours to dead sea or the northern coastline) chef roy is the founder the slow bed movement that promote good clean and fairness from all sides. Our guests are young European professionals our place is chick but still cheep offers unbeatable location where you will never need a taxi cause all the cool local bars and clubs are 1 min away. beach is 10 min walk and you are dead in the city center . we have a strict set of rules and conditions since it's first of all our home.and we want to keep it nice and tidy. so you feel happy coming back home.Papa Felix, mama Esther,our intimate team of residents and,chef will welcome with to our fun family Mediterranean warmth and unbeatable knowledge. This is a family business, not a plastic faceless cooperation.we like the personal touch and we enjoy our work therefore we hope you are coming to be sociable and have a good time !! ... more   less 
Number of rooms
12

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Chef Hostel Montefiore staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer