Israel hotels are a popular choice for many travelers on a budget. With all of its intriguing attractions, Israel draws a diverse population of visitors each year, and the accommodations available have become just as diverse to adapt, from five-star resorts to campsites. The Israel Youth Hostel Association and Israel Hostels offer a large network of hostels, lodges, and guesthouses. In and around Jerusalem and Tel Aviv is where travelers will find the greatest number of Israel hostels, but there are options for cheap accommodations around the country.
A Jerusalem hostel is a great place to begin your vacation in Israel. For instance, Jerusalem Hostel (pictured) sits right in the heart of the city; it was once a two-star hotel that has been renovated into an affordable, modern, and comfortable hostel. It is also the only hostel in the west part of Jerusalem. It is conveniently located on Zion Square, right amid the center of town and the bustling crowd, where visitors can step out and easily tour the city or other nearby attractions, such as the Holocaust memorial, the Yad Vashem; the Biblical Zoo, featuring animals mention in the Bible; or follow the footsteps of Jesus Christ as Mary did in remembrance of her son after the crucifixion, at the beginning of the Via Dolorosa, or the Way of the Cross.
Along the coast, a hostel in Tel Aviv will provide excellent accommodations for an even more comfortable price. Tel Aviv is known as the city that never sleeps, but hotels and accommodations are in abundance in and around the city. Cheaper prices can be found the southern parts of the city as well as in the outskirts of town; many students prefer the outlying regions of the city because of the particularly friendly price ranges. Visitors who choose to stay in a hostel in Tel Aviv will not only enjoy the urban lifestyle of the people and city itself, but also the relaxing vistas of the blue Mediterranean waters and wonderful opportunities for hiking.
Hostels in Israel offer an intimate experience with the local population as well as comfortable accommodations at reasonable prices. The lodging you choose for your vacation will enhance your experience one way or another. Whether you are looking for high society or humble abodes, it is up to you to create your own itinerary, while conducting thorough research to ensure an exciting and fulfilling vacation. Wherever you choose to stay, whether it be in a Jerusalem hostel, accommodations in Haifa, or a hostel in Tel Aviv, you will surely find friendly faces, helpful hands, and a rewarding experience at any of the Israel hostels.
The key to traveling is to stay safe. When traveling in any country, it is important to keep track of your belongings and to be aware of your surroundings. Most big cities are tourist-friendly, but there are always areas to steer clear of while sightseeing. Often you'll find, when staying at a hostel, the owners and managers are very friendly and always willing to help if you should need any assistance, making these options a great place to rest your head and plan your days.