3 Best Hostels in Tel Aviv, Israel – Super Female Dorms and Social Settings Amid the City Centre

3 Best Hostels in Tel Aviv, Israel
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If you’re considering a trip to Israel, we want to help prepare you for the very best hostels in Tel Aviv. There are in fact quite a few to choose from, believe it or not.

We’ve put this guide together so you can spend less time on finding the right cool hostel to stay at in Tel Aviv for you.

Our favorite hostels in Tel Aviv are:

  1. Abraham Hostel - best for Groups
  2. Florentin House - best for Female Solo Travelers
  3. Selina Tel Aviv Beach - best for Digital Nomads

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It’s the only guide you need for a safe and memorable stay in this historic Mediterranean city.

This guide is perfect for YOU, when you…

  • are tired of crappy hostels!
  • want a social Hostel to actually meet people
  • are happy to spend $1 to $2 more for a much better experience

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What do we cover in this article?
  • Cheapest hostels in Tel Aviv
  • Best Hostels in Tel Aviv for Solo Travellers
  • Party Hostels in Tel Aviv
  • More Tel Aviv Hostels Worth a Mention
  • How to book
  • Discounts and Promos
  • All 3 Hostels put on a map + sights
  • FAQ
  • Flights to Tel Aviv
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    Quick Introduction to Tel Aviv

    Average price for a bed: Hostels in Tel Aviv cost 13€ – 26€ per night for a bed in a dorm. A private room starts from 45€ up to 120€ per night. This is a rough average just to give you an idea.

    Prices always depend on season and holidays. Please always check exact rates on Hostelworld.com or Booking.com.

    Sorry, not as cheap as you might have expected.

    Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.

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    The 3 Best Hostels in Tel Aviv are …

    Let’s jump right into the coolest hostels in Tel Aviv.

    1. Abraham Hostel – best for Groups
    2. Florentin House – best for Female Solo Travelers
    3. Selina Tel Aviv Beach – best for Digital Nomads

    These are our favorite hostels in Tel Aviv. We want to make your life even easier, so we put all accommodations on a map for you. We even added our own tips for favorite restaurants, things to see, and more.

    We put all three accommodation on the map, you will find the map at the end of the article.

    Overview: Best Hostels by Traveler Type

    🦸 Solo Traveler: Selina Tel Aviv Beach
    👯 For Groups:Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv
    🙎‍♀️ best for Female Solo Traveler: Florentin House
    👩‍❤️‍👨Couple Hostel: Florentin House
    👨‍👩‍👦 Family Hostel: Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv
    👩‍💻 For Digital Nomads: Selina Tel Aviv Beach
    🧘 Cozy Hostel: Old Jaffa Hostel
    👫 For Socializing:Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv

    1. Abraham Hostel

    Our first recommendation is on the larger scale with 350 beds and the buzz here stems from the huge on-site bar.

    Yep, Abraham Hostel is all about those social vibes. So which social space will you choose?

    Perhaps the…

    • Spacious lounge area
    • Fantastic bar (open daily)
    • Intimate seating area
    • Communal kitchen
    • Rooftop w/ awesome views
    • TV room

    But no doubt you’d also like to get active and see the sights. That’s also very easy and possible when staying with Abraham.

    There’s often arranged activities such as yoga, city tours and night’s out to join.

    The staff will happily fill you in during check-in.

    Rooms come in all shapes and sizes from 4-12 mixed dorms, male and female dorms to private and family rooms.

    Location wise, it couldn’t be easier for exploration. The beach, Old Jaffa and main cultural attractions are all within walking distance. Oh and super handy bus routes pass right outside the hostel, too.

    Perhaps you can quiz the staff on their local secrets whilst you enjoy your free breakfast. That’s what we would do.

    A great Tel Aviv Backpackers Hostel for:

    • Groups
    • Families (4 people)
    Book Abraham Hostel here

    Check prices at:
    Hostelworld | Booking.com | Hostelz.com

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    2. Florentin House

    Named after the neighborhood which it resides, Florentin House is a modern accommodation with 5 floors, just 1km from the beach.

    As New York has Williamsburg, Tel Aviv has Florentin. It’s the place to be! One of the best hostels Tel Aviv has to offer and also one of the famous hostels in Tel Aviv.

    The area is full to the brim with hipster bars, unique shops and great restaurants. A perfect location for travellers in search of culture, arts, music and nightlife.

    As for the hostel, Florentin House Tel Aviv offers:

    • Communal lobby lounge
    • 24-hour reception
    • Live music
    • Daily city tours

    This surely is the place to meet new friends and it couldn’t be easier thanks to organised group events.

    There’s a bunch of rooms to choose from including a female dorm, mixed dorm and swanky rooftop suite.

    However, if you’re looking for a budget private option, there is also a basic double and twin/quad rooms.

    Female solo travellers eat your heart out.

    The female dorms come with a balcony, en-suite bathroom, towel and all the little necessary details that will make your stay super comfortable.

    Our recommendation for:

    • Female solo travellers
    • Couples
    Book Florentin House here

    Check prices at:
    Hostelworld | Booking.com | Hostelz.com

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    3. Selina Tel Aviv Beach

    Nestled along the Mediterranean coastline, Selina Tel Aviv Beach offers a perfect escape to a world of golden sands, turquoise waters, and an electrifying atmosphere. Beyond the picturesque setting, this hostel provides an immersive experience in art, culture, and the unique heritage of Tel Aviv.

    The beautifully-designed rooms are just the beginning of the amenities that await guests. The rooftop bar and restaurant offer panoramic views of the sea, creating an ideal spot to unwind with a cocktail while the sun sets over the horizon. For those seeking a more laid-back atmosphere, the cafe provides the perfect setting to savour a cup of coffee and a sumptuous breakfast before heading out to explore the beach.

    Selina Tel Aviv Beach also caters to digital nomads and remote workers with its CoWork space, allowing them to combine work and leisure seamlessly. The shared kitchen and grab-and-go area enable guests to indulge in a quick snack or prepare their meals in a communal setting, fostering a sense of community among travelers.

    Book Selina Tel Aviv Beach here

    Check prices at:
    Hostelworld | Booking.com | Hostelz.com

    Selina Tel Aviv Beach Outdoor Space

    When not lounging on the beach or taking a dip in the azure waters, guests can explore the vibrant city of Tel Aviv. Neve Tzedek, a charming neighborhood nearby, offers a blend of art galleries and chic boutiques. For a deeper immersion into the city’s artistic scene, a street art tour in Florentine provides an eye-opening experience.

    No visit to Tel Aviv is complete without indulging in its renowned street food. Satisfy your taste buds with a mouth-watering falafel pita from a local vendor before heading back to Selina to enjoy a refreshing beverage on the rooftop during the golden hour. And as the sun sets, prepare for an unforgettable night at Tel Aviv’s most famed hotspots.

    The hostel not only offers a space for leisure and exploration but also caters to fitness enthusiasts with a well-equipped fitness center. For those seeking relaxation, the wellness area provides a sanctuary to rejuvenate both the body and mind.

    Whether you’re a solo traveler looking to immerse yourself in the rich cultural scene or a group of friends seeking the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure, Selina Tel Aviv Beach offers an experience that caters to all. With its prime location, eclectic amenities, and warm hospitality, Selina Tel Aviv Beach beckons you to indulge in a truly unforgettable stay in the heart of Tel Aviv.

    Location: The surrounding area is abundant with attractions, including the famous Charles Clore Beach, Alma Beach, and Aviv Beach, all within easy reach from Selina. Culture aficionados can explore the Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance and Theater, Independence Hall Museum, and Nachalat Benyamin Crafts Fair, all of which are popular points of interest nearby.

    This is one of the best hostels in Tel Aviv for

    • Digital Nomads
    Book Selina Tel Aviv Beach here

    Check prices at:
    Hostelworld | Booking.com | Hostelz.com

    Selina Tel Aviv Beach Room

    Selina Tel Aviv Beach Bar

    Selina Tel Aviv Beach Dorm

    What about cheapest hostels in Tel Aviv?

    There are plenty of cheap hostels and cheap hotels in Tel Aviv but be careful because not all is value for money.

    If you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you wanna save every penny, there are ways to find the cheapest places in Tel Aviv.

    1. Open Hostelworld with full list of budget places
    2. Order the listing by price

    Simple as that.

    Read: 15 hacks for booking hostels

    Make sure you use then the other filters and rank per price.

    Also keep a close eye on the ratings, especially the “extreme ratings”. Meaning, the best and worst. These ratings can give great insight on what to expect.

    Best Hostels for Solo Travellers in Tel Aviv?

    What is the seriously the best hostel in Tel Aviv for solo-travellers?

    We love this bit. It’s always a pleasure to offer solo backpackers of all kinds an option to suit their hostel needs.

    We’ve found some awesome ones that we’re starting to think Tel Aviv itself should advertise as a hot solo traveller destination.

    If you’re a backpacker looking for a good time, check out a great backpacker slash party hostel recommendation below.

    Best Party Hostels in Tel Aviv

    Remember our super cool #1 recommendation Abraham Hostel?

    Let us mention it here again as a super party hostel option.

    The awesome rooftop terrace is where the social and party vibes happen. It has palm trees, a lively bar and lounge plus regular events, including live music. Not bad, eh?

    Don’t miss out on the free tours of local bars and fun activities such as cooking classes and yoga.

    Book Abraham Hostel here

    Compare prices: Booking.com | Hostelworld

    Abraham Hostel is one of the best hostels in Tel Aviv, Israel
    Abraham Hostel

    A second party hostel option is a friendly place called Florentine Backpackers Hostel.

    Once again you’ll be spoilt with a rooftop terrace and on-site bar, so you needn’t venture far for a good time.

    And hey; the booze here is the same price as the supermarket!

    There are plenty of board games if you fancy a sociable yet tame night in with some new faces.

    The breakfast is free and you’re welcome to enjoy tea and coffee any time of the day or night.

    Florentine Hostel Tel Aviv is also a nice place to stay.

    Book Florentine Backpackers here

    Compare prices: Hostelworld

    Florentine Backpackers Hostel is one of the best party hostels in Tel Aviv, Isreal

    More Hostels worth a Mention

    Still looking for the best hostel in the world? There you have it, our absolute favorite hostels in Tel Aviv.

    We always stay in one of the 3 mentioned above.

    There is obviously many more hostels. While we condensed for you to the coolest ones, there’s still some worth a mention.

    Here you go:

    • Little Tel Aviv Hostel
    • Pepo Hostel
    • Old Jaffa Hostel

    Little Tel Aviv Hostel

    We’re excited to introduce to you a wonderful backpacker and nightlife fusion hostel called Little Tel-Aviv Hostel.

    It’s a contemporary place with emphasis on comfort and friendly, social vibes.

    To get the ball rolling, staff organise group dinners and local pub crawls. But before you hit the pub(s), make use of the wonderful courtyard and garden area.

    There’s a mix of dorm and private options which are pretty standard and budget friendly.

    Psst! There’s no curfew and you’ll be located in the heart of Tel-Aviv so forget worrying about a taxi.

    Book Little Tel-Aviv Hostel here

    Compare prices: Booking.com | Hostelworld

    Little Tel-Aviv Hostel is one of the best party hostels in Tel Aviv, Israel

    Pepo Hostel

    Let’s sum up Pepo Hostel in three words:

    • cosy
    • family
    • boutique

    This is one of the best Tel Aviv hostels because of its beautiful simplicity and homely vibes.

    It’s actually within an old authentic Yemenite building, made from Zifzaf stone and complimented with wood, metal art and cool paint tones.

    You’ll no doubt feel at home in one of the three mixed dorms on offer.

    Note: Sorry, but no private rooms here.

    They each fit 8 guests and every bed has a shelf and USB outlets. Each room has an en-suite, too. Bonus!

    Without doubt the best place to hang out is on the spacious balcony under the sun, surrounded by pot plants.

    Tip: grab your free hostel breakfast and take it up here to enjoy in the morning calm of the city.

    Pepo is located in the picturesque Yemenites Vineyard neighbourhood. The Carmel Market is just outside and the beach-line is all of 2-minutes down the road.

    If you’re after a quiet, clean and friendly environment then we’d say you’ve found your hostel right here.

    A great place to stay for:

    • Solo travellers
    • Older travellers
    • Adults
    Book Pepo Hostel here

    Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

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    Old Jaffa Hostel

    Update: Old Jaffa Hostel is no longer a hostel; it became a Boutique Hotel. However, their rates are pretty good if you are looking for a hostel in tel Aviv with private rooms.

    Old Jaffa Hostel has a very nice rooftop that you could enjoy. This vintage looking hostel with many interesting old furniture and decor items is refreshing and has a very relaxing vibe.

    It is near bazaars, flea market, beach and park, nice bars, restaurants, and record stores around. Clearly, there are a lot of things to do and a lot of places to go here in Tel Aviv.

    Great jazzy music plays in lobby, bathrooms and dining room. Interesting, right? This is one of the hostel best features.

    The rooms are comfy and the facilities are clean.

    Perks at Old Jaffa Hostel:

    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Free WiFi
    • Family rooms
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Terrace
    • Good breakfast

    Location: Set in one of the liveliest parts of Jaffa. The bus station is only 300 m walking distance from Hostel Old Jaffa. Old Jaffa Hostel is 500 m away from Milk and Honey Hostel Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv city centre and the HaHagana Train Station are 3 km away. It is 16 minute drive to Dan TLV or Dan Tel Aviv Bus Station. It is a 7 minute drive to Hostel Overstay.

    Book Old Jaffa Hostel here

    Compare prices: Booking.com | Hostelworld

    Old Jaffa Hostel

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    How to book?

    The most popular booking platforms are Booking.com and Hostelworld.com. On both platforms, your credit card is 100% protected and the booking 100% confirmed.

    We included some handy links to each of the recommended hostel. Just click on the hostel name. The link will lead you to check prices and availability.

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    We recommend booking your hostel as early as possible! All of Tel Aviv best hostels are popular; especially in high-season. To make sure you end up in those stylish and good hostels, secure your room/bed as soon as you have your travel dates fix.

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    Our Favorite Hostels in Tel Aviv put on a map + sights

    Let us have a look on the map. Below we put all hostels on a map.

    Personally, we love to plan our trips with a map having all sights and potential hostels on it. We though this map will help you planning your trip too.

    We also included the main tourist attractions you’ve to know in this list:

    • Old City Tel Aviv
    • Neve Tzedek
    • Tel Aviv Museum of Art
    • Carmel Market
    • Eretz Israel Museum
    • Jaffa’s Flea Market
    • Frishman Beach
    • Azrieli Center

    We’ve also gone to the liberty of finding some cool activities in the area:

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    Alright, you should have found your accommodation already. Below we list all the frequently asked questions. Have a look.

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