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Arava Hostel Eilat

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

They had room despite late notice (low season), the dorm wasn't expensive. The bed was clean, the bathroom was clean. The location was good and the staff were polite and helpful with information for Jordan (Petra, Visa on Arrival-didn't need one), etc.

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Aharon G, Ruth evening staff at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

Nicholas thank you for taking the time to writ a review we are glad that you enjoyed your visit in our Hostel. we will continue to work hard to make you and our feather guest satisfy. All the best. Ruth Evening staff

Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the staff and people hanging around, good showers and dorms. Inside common area is less cosy, but people mingle quite happily anyway, and you'd be able to stay outdoors sitting on the sofas and by the picnic tables well into the night even in December. Nice view, by the way. Wifi works well in shared spaces, less in the...

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Aharon G, Ruth evening staff at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

Thank you Viktoria for your review! We loved having you, glad that you had a good time and that you like our place. thank you for machining the WIFI we will check what is the problem and correct it. Until your next visit have a wonderful holidays and happy new year. Ruth evening staff

Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Awesome place!! I'm a solo traveler from the States, that has stayed here the last 2 years and will again in the future, stay here. Very clean and friendly staff. The location is great and the wifi is on top of the game.

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Aharon G, Ruth evening staff at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

thank you very much for your review! it is nice to see that our hard work is worth it! we hope to see you again soon! happy holidays. Ruth

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We loved the free parking, beautiful garden and friendly staff. You can rent snorkels for 15 NIS (4 USD) a day, great for snorkelling in the Dead Sea. Supermarket is a 10min walk. Best to have a car to get around.

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Rock Island, Illinois
Reviewed 24 September 2016

My friend David and I stayed in Jerusalem for a few days then rented a car to travel through the Arava desert along 90 which takes you along many scenic places including the Dead Sea . We booked a two day stay at The Arava Hostel in Eilat to check out the city . We were greeted by Ruth who...

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Aharon G, Ruth evening staff at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

hello David! thank you for your lovely review! it was a pleasure having you and your friend as a gust in our hostel and we are looking forward to seeing you here next time with your family! mean time happy Rosh Hasana and grate Holidays. Ruth

Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed in Eilat for a couple of nights in September. We had a private room with en-suite bathroom, which was was clean and well-equipped at a reasonable price. Ruth, who works there, was very pleasant and helpful and gave us information about tours, where to eat etc. We were able to park our car for free in front, too.

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Aharon G, Ruth evening staff at Arava Hostel Eilat, responded to this review

hello Laura! thank you for your review! it is always nice to be acknowledged! it is a pleasure to see a testified gust! and we hope to continue making all are gust feel at home far away from home! All the best to you Ruth

Efrat
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The location alone makes the Arava worthwhile--convenient and close to everything yet quiet and tucked away from the noise and rush. The garden is beautifully maintained, the reception area and rooms are spotlessly clean, and the reception was warm, friendly, and helpful. I will not be bothering with hotels (twice the price for half the pleasure) now that I know...

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I really tried my best to keep a positive attitude in this hostel but it just sucks, if you go to the reception they'll be speaking on the phone while you're standing there waiting like you don't exists, I don't think they have much experience with tourists from abroad since they don't seem to have any idea how to treat...

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

.Great value for money, quiet, clean and friendly. Perfect for divers/backpackers Our double room was very small but well equipped with a fridge, a cable tv, shower, toilet and A/C. The communal kitchen is clean and well equipped as well and the staff was friendly and helpful.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This was my first time staying at a hostel and I was expecting the horror stories I saw in the movies. Instead I found a a clean place, very comfortable and friendly staff members. That was not at all what I expected. I was very pleasantly surprised and I would gladly stay at the Arava Hostel again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

Additional Information about Arava Hostel Eilat

Address: Almoguim 106/1, Eilat, Israel
Region: Israel > Southern District > Eilat
Price Range: RM168 - RM526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Arava Hostel Eilat 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Every room is quiet. If you wish ask if you can get a room with fewer people (ie fewer beds) for the same price.”
reubenandthejets, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“bring towels with you if you don't want to pay for renting them”
550martined, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The beds have plug-ins and little lights, so all is good.”
stl102016, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any room here is great , depends on what you are looking for during your stay .”
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“Stay away from this one.”
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