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4 Ha Atad P.O Box 34, Arad 8904000 Israel See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcome was formal and informative, the rooms were simple and very clean and tidy. the grounds were really kept and spacious. The atmosphere was one of international friendship, breakfast was awesome!

Thank mrsclarkie
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Most of the Israel Youth Hostels are nice. This is one of the nicer. It's very clean; seems newer than others. We stayed there for Shabbat with a group and it was well kept and organized. I didn't really see much of Arad but the...More

Thank Hersh K
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This place certainly wasn't fancy, but it was incredibly clean. Some of our group had trouble getting the room heat high enough. Suppers and breakfasts were huge and delicious. Nice place to walk around. I recommend it.

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Reviewed 26 December 2013

If ]you've a car and one day is not enough to spend on the Dead Sea, then this hostel is a perfect choice. It's clean and the rooms are very decent. Breakfast is quite good too. Yes, there're lots of teenagers around, but there was...More

Thank Viktor K
Reviewed 8 November 2013

husband and i stayed Thurs and Fri nights in mid-Oct. used as base for dead sea excursion. had car too. it was perfect. clean room and nice breakfast. Walk to town center. There may not have been anyone else there Fri night. Thanks Naomi and...More

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Set in Arad in the Negev Desert, HI - Arad Hostel offers modern rooms and dormitories, all with air conditioning, cable TV and free Wi-Fi. It is just a few steps from Arad Central Bus Station. HI - Arad More features luggage storage. An Israeli breakfast is served each morning and drinks and snacks are available from the vending machines. The hostel has a quiet location surrounded by greenery. It is ideal for visiting the craters of the Negev Desert and the Yorke'am springs. The historic fortress of Masada is also nearby and the thermal spas of Ein Bokek on the Dead Sea are 20 minutes away by car. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$66 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Israel > Southern District > Arad
Room types
Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$66 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Israel > Southern District > Arad
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"Rooms aren't fancy so any will do."
15 Feb 2016
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"When booking specify that you want a quiet room away from groups of teenagers"
24 Oct 2013
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"Try to stay on the second floor. It has the best views."
14 Jul 2012
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"The upper floor units allow you to get good air circulation provided there is not a sandstorm."
27 Mar 2012
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