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The Home Apartments
Ranked #88 of 101 Hotels in Tel Aviv
Reviewed March 29, 2009

this appartment hotel is one star in standard. reception staff and hallyway ok, free internet terminal there, too. as it's an appartment hotel, no meals are provided of any kind.
i stayed in 3 different rooms. none great, all very sparsely decorateed. bed linen looks a little suspicious, as if it's been washed and dried at too high a heat so bit of fluff are coming out of it. bathrooms very basic, basic kitchen facilitis : fridge, sinke, crockery, electric ring and microwave,
if you area looking for somewhere cheap, basic and in a good locatiaon, very close to the beath, this is ok.
if you are on honeymoon, with kids or looking for some luxury this is no good,
the mini studio (size A) is fine for a single person. rooms also have pin coded safes, and cable tv with BBC world and sky news.

  • Stayed: March 2009, traveled on business
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Reviewed February 15, 2009

This hotel was nothing like the website promises.
Having arrived very late at night and seeing how dirty it was we wanted to leave right away. The staff said we can't leave and we have to pay the three nights we booked and there was no refund. Next day when we asked the reception they said that this was their policy because it was appartments. So there was no choice to leave and go to a decend hotel. The elevator and entrance was dirty, the wall in the rooms were falling apart and the bathroom in the delux appartment was so tiny with a window that couldn't close.
After all this the woman in the reception got very angry with us and told us off when we asked to separate our beds (they had the two beds put together as a double bed with one sheet). We had to make our own beds in the middle of the night after she gave us two separate sheets.

Stayed: February 2009
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Reviewed February 11, 2009

very good & located apartment hotel.
polite and helpful staff and reasonable price.
the best you can get for your money in tel aviv.
I did my reservation at the web at: www.thehome.co.il

  • Stayed: February 2009, traveled with family
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2  Thank Ben-Dongen
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Reviewed February 9, 2008

We stayed in a studio apartment on the top floor for two nights. The apartment was very nice. The bed was comfortable and the place was clean. We even had a partial view of the sea through the huge window. The location was perfect. We never needed to take a taxi anywhere. We were a short walk from the beach and there were a ton of restaurants within walking distance. I would definitely stay here again if I came back to Tel Aviv.

  • Stayed: February 2008, traveled as a couple
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6  Thank Nenya
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Reviewed January 23, 2008

We had a great vacation at THE HOME apartment hotel. The place is located in front of the Med sea, and had all we could ask for 75$ per night (couple price). There is a nice & helpful web site at www.thehome.co.il.
We found it pretty clean and homey, and we will be back again for sure.
A delightful apartment hotel with excellent service + the best location in Tel Aviv.

  • Stayed: January 2008, traveled with family
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7  Thank Linda_Amerson
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Reviewed January 8, 2008

Based on the reviews here, I booked at The Home. The price of $60 a night was very reasonable for expensive Tel Aviv but this place was so awful we actually checked out the same day we checked in. The room pictured on the website looks amazing compared to the room you get. Our room was filthy, dirt on the walls, hair in the sink and a strong sewage smell coming from the shower drain. When I complained, I was told it was not a 5 star hotel and they gave me a bottle of lavender scented cleaner "in case it smells again" after they sprayed the drain. After arguing back and forth for a refund, I was given the cash paid on arrival back the following day. More arguing was needed for getting my desposit back. They claimed I had to cancel 2 weeks prior to get it back. Since I didn't know the room would smell like sewage 2 weeks ago, they finally decided to refund it. They didn't want a bad rap. While I appreciate that I got my money back I don't appreciate the false advertising on their website and I would not advise anyone to stay there. You'd be better off at a hostel.

  • Stayed: December 2007, traveled with family
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6  Thank lovsng1281
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Reviewed January 6, 2008

For about 70$ per day, this is the best hotel bargain in Tel Aviv.
We have been in this hotel for 7 days during December 2007. The hotel is very nicely decorated, safe, clean and located 100 meters from the beech. The hotel is located in the hart of TA, one block from the beach and promanade and a few minutes walk from all places of interest in TA.
Our room was very comfortable, newly renovated and fully equiped with everithing we need for a gread holiday. Every room has AC, TV with cables, bathroom, telephone.
The staff is very friendly and helpful and there is 24h attendance.
We'll be more than glad to be back there next year :-)

  • Stayed: December 2007, traveled with family
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6  Thank MobiDick
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Address: 6 Frishman St, Tel Aviv, Israel
Location: Israel > Tel Aviv District > Tel Aviv
Amenities:
Beach
Hotel Style:
#35 On the Beach Hotel in Tel Aviv
Price Range: $93 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our THE HOME is located in Tel Aviv's ultimate vacation scene, a minute away from Frishman Beach in the acclaimed and vibrant city center, and only a five minute walk from Tel Aviv's upscale Dizengoff and Ben Yehuda Streets and Kikar Hamedina. Nearby you'll find restaurants, coffee shops, bars, stores, a supermarket open 24-7, as well as movie theaters. And we're just a short distance from the modern museums and "Habima" and "Cameri", Israel's leading international theater companies.THE HOME is only a five minute drive from charming Old Jaffa and the picturesque Neve Tzedek neighborhood.There is convenient transportation to any location in Israel. We'll be glad to assist you, recommend itineraries, and book tours and rental cars for any area you choose to visit in the country.For more information, you can also use the following link to access Egged, Israel's main bus company. ... more   less 
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