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Ein Bokek, Israel
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The Masada Hostel
Ranked #7 of 20 Hotels in Ein Bokek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located literally next to the Masada side, this hostel provides basic yet very good lodging, with (yet again) basic but good quality food. The pool is an added bonus. In a sense, the austerity of the hostel are a good match for the atmosphere of the surrounding and the side of Masada itself. Staff very helpful and friendly

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Johannesburg
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We appreciated the clean room, mini fridge, more than adequate bathroom facilities, lovely views, great shaded pool during the summer heat. Food at the hostel is adequate and plentiful, but hardly gourmet. But as a family we found it acceptable and well priced. The convenience of staying right at Masada is fantastic. Staff were efficient and friendly, air conditioning in... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

i read and read and read reviews before booking a very last minute trip to the masada hostel. i wanted something clean, safe and relaxing for me and my 17 year old son. as reported elsewhere, THE FOOD WAS PLENTIFUL AND FANTASTIC. even my 17 year old son was full after dinner! the room was clean, air conditioned, and even... More

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Briarcliff Manor, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Although the Guest House is very convenient to the Masada site, the rooms were Spartan, and the food uninspired. We nearly missed dinner when we arrived, because the front desk did not tell us we needed a slip of paper from it to get into the restaurant. The air conditioning was adequate but not great. The beds were marginally comfortable.... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Masada Guest House is located at the foot of the mountain; guests can get up at 4:30AM to climb the mountain for the sunrise. The place is quite nice as hostels go; its main selling point is the outdoor pool which is a lifesaver after a few days in the desert heat. The only negative point is that there is... More

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Tomsk, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Great place, really easy to get to the Dead sea and Masada Nationak Park. Rooms are spacious and cousy, the view from the balconies is more than just beautiful and from the mail terrace in the lobby you can see amazing sunsets and sunruses. Disadvantage: on a hot day it's hard to get to the nearest shop. The walk is... More

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The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We only stayed for one night in the Masada hostel, but it was a pleasent one. The room was large, clean and comfortabel with good views from the balcony. Although it was one of the more expensive stays during our stay (539 shekels) it included a dinner buffet. The view from the dining/breakfast room is stunning. The food (dinner, breakfast)... More

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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were a family of 4 and stayed in a room with 2 bunk beds. The room was large and clean and the beds comfortable. We had the buffet dinner and especially loved the schnitzel. The breakfast had a wonderful selection of typical Israeli style with lots of salads, cheeses, breads etc. We enjoyed the pool and it was great... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

While on the pricy side for a hostel, the location of this accommodation was completely worth it! This was the perfect base to explore Masada, with only a 5 minute walk to the start of the Snake Path - making it perfect for the sunrise hike. The bus stop is just outside the hostel which allows for easy access to... More

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The Hostel has family rooms with bunk beds. There was a small fridge and water pot for coffee/tea (which we did not use). The bathroom was very large with separate doors for toilet and shower while leaving the double sinks available. The location was great for visiting the Dead Sea at Ein Bokek and Masada. Breakfast was plentiful, but not... More

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Additional Information about The Masada Hostel

Address: Ein Bokek, Israel
Location: Israel > Dead Sea Region > Ein Bokek
Also Known As:
The Masada Hotel Ein Bokek
Masada Hostel Ein Bokek
The Masada Hostel Dead Sea, Israel

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