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“Clean, cosy, friendly beach hotel”
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The Maxim Hotel
Ranked #31 of 98 Hotels in Tel Aviv
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Clean, cosy, friendly beach hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2014

I just returned home from my second 2-week stay at the Maxim Hotel. I can't imagine staying anywhere else in Tel Aviv. The hotel is immaculate, the buffet breakfast varied, delicious and healthful, and the hotel staff friendly and helpful. The beach is just across the street and everything within walking distance, Jaffa, Carmel Market, shopping , and the bus stop around the corner. I look forward to future stays at the Maxim.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2014

We enjoyed an exellent stay at this small hotel on the beach front for 11 nights from 16th - 26th March 2014. Staff and management were helpfull and accommodating. Rooms are smallish but clean and well serviced. Breakfast was good. Try to secure a sea facing room. All in all, exellent value for the price. I'll be back!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Rockville, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2014

The hotel is sandwiched between other hotels along the beach strip so it is easy to miss. The service was friendly and responsive and there was free indoor parking - not bad at all! The room were modern and clean. Ours had a beach view. However, the rooms are small so suggest you don't try to squeeze a third person into one of them. Likewise, if you like a spacious room, look elsewhere. However, if you would like a nice hotel room and you are on the go most of the day, this is the spot. Also, the free breakfast was good.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Wallington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2014

I have been staying at the Maxim Hotel for over 10 years. This time I stayed with my family at the hotel for thee nights 22 - 24 of April 2014 in three rooms.
The hotel has an excellent location, 3 minutes walk to the beach and a few minutes walk to town centre for restaurants and entertainment plus convenient location to Jaffa town and Tel Aviv port.

The hotel itself had a resent refurbishment with excellent results to it's reception, dining and rooms. One notable addition is the roof top solarium with an excellent view to the beach well worth visiting day and or night.

The hotel staff are all long serving professional efficient and courteous.

Breakfast is generous with quality coffee and other hot and cold drinks available all day and night.

I would certainly recommend the Maxim to others as I have done for many years now.

"I'll Be Back"

Ron Ben-Zvi

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2014

After 9 days of actively experiencing the holy sites and beauty that is Israel, we were looking forward to a couple of days of R&R by the beach in Tel Aviv to round out the final 2 days of our trip. The hotel we chose was the Maxim, and we weren't disappointed. Although our room was somewhat small for the three of us compared to our previous lodging in Jerusalem and Haifa, we didn't come to stay in the room, which was, to be fair, nicely appointed and quite cozy. The best aspects of Maxim are its excellent location and value. By value I mean free parking in their underground gated garage, the excellent complimentary breakfast served each morning and complimentary snacks (fresh fruit, cakes, etc.) available throughout the day alongside the instant cappuccino maker. For location, the hotel is a stone's throw from the sandy beach (with lounge chairs and umbrellas rentable for reasonably few shekels), Mediterranean waves and an assortment of seaside eateries and nightspots. Towels for the beach are available at the front desk. The Maxim staff were always pleasant and professional as well. When I had an issue with the room safe (user error), they were there in a flash to resolve it. The lobby is comfortable and inviting, with a piano and laptops available for Internet access, and there's a furnished roof deck with a great view of the beach and surrounding areas in case you want to uncork a bottle of wine and watch the amazing sunsets. No pool (not an issue with the beach right there) or gym in the Maxim, but that was easy to overlook with all of the positives. The only things preventing me from giving the Maxim a full 5 rating is the smallish room size and the lack of a gym, but we would definitely stay at the Maxim again and would gladly recommend it to others.

Room Tip: The roof deck is off the 5th floor, so for added convenience to that amenity, you may want to inquir...
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

My wife and I just returned from a 12 day visit to Israel. Our base hotel was The Maxin Hotel in Tel Aviv. The hotel is located right across the beach, one among dozens of hotels lined up along the Hayarkon Street which runs parallel to the beach. Before I describe the hotel I would like the reader to know that the Teal Aviv skyline is dotted with gigantic cranes, an indication of the construction boom taking place in Tel Aviv as well as in all other parts of Israel. I mention this construction boom because if you plan to sleep late, in a Tel Aviv beach hotel, say beyond 7 or 8am you are out of luck unless you can sleep impervious to jack hammers and other construction equipment noise, or it is Saturday in which all construction comes to a halt.

So now let’s take a look at Yhe Maxin Hotel. We stayed at the Maxin in March/April 2014 and previously for 2 weeks in 2012. It is centrally y located with access to the beach, excellent nearby restaurants, public transportation 1 block away on Ben Yehuda Street, and for touring Teal Aviv on foot streching from the old port of Jaffa to the old port of Tel Aviv. The hotel staff is very friendly accessible and accommodating. It is a medium priced hotel; the rooms come with breakfast, free parking, and a roof garden. In the afternoon the hotel serves complementary tea and coffee as well as snacks and pastries. This is a modern hotel; the rooms are less than spacious but equipped with a refrigerator, a safe and coffee machine. Wi-Fi is complementary and there are 2 PC in the lobby available for use by the hotel guests

Room Tip: All room have a window facing the beach but the corner rooms have the best view of the beach.
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a very nice hotel, very close to the beach. We had booked a room with a sea view, but the windows were rather small so the view was a bit limited. Our room was small, which may have been due to the fact that it was a corner room. Everything was clean and functional, though. There was a complimentary bottle of wine waiting for us, which was a nice touch.

The wifi was a bit spotty at times, but mostly it worked fine. Breakfast was nice, not the best I've ever had in Israel, but very good nonetheless. The hotel also had free coffee and cake available every day at five in the lobby, that was a nice touch.

The hotel has a little parking garage available, however spaces are at a first-come basis and the space available is small. But still, better than no parking at all.

I could definitely stay at this hotel again!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about The Maxim Hotel

Property: The Maxim Hotel
Address: 86 Ha - Yarkon St., Tel Aviv 63903, Israel
Location: Israel > Tel Aviv District > Tel Aviv
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Tel Aviv
#14 Family Hotel in Tel Aviv
#29 Romantic Hotel in Tel Aviv
#29 Business Hotel in Tel Aviv
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Maxim Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 71
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We offer you 71 fully air-conditioned and heated guest rooms, refurbished, private bath, hair dryer, direct dial telephone, cable TV, coffee shop, bar, Internet wireless access in all rooms. The Maxim Hotel is located in the Heart of Tel Aviv, the city of "24 Hours action" across the beach of the Mediterranean Sea. Restaurants, shopping centers and theaters are a few minutes from the Hotel. To Old Jaffa is 5 minutes by car or a 30 minute walk. ... more   less 
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