There are hundreds of hostels in Israel so which are best for solo travellers, couples, groups and families? Our recommendations for places to stay in Israel based on location, price, facilities and reviews:


Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is a modern, vibrant city and one of the most popular places to visit in Israel. 

If you are wondering which areas of Tel Aviv to stay, there is a lot of choice. We recommend choosing hostels in areas like Neve Tzedek, Florentin, Lev Ha’ir, Florentin and Jaffa.

  • Florentine Backpackers Hostel
  • Tel Aviv Beachfront Hostel
  • Hayarkon 48 Hostel
  • Little Tel-Aviv Hostel
  • Gordon Inn Suits



Jerusalem is such a historic destination with so many religious sites, a deep culture, tradition and also vibrant food scene.

Jerusalem is the largest city in Israel and also not the cheapest destination. Accommodation here can be expensive but if you are looking to save money there are some great budget backpacker hostels available to book.

Here are some cheap and highly rated hostels to stay in Jerusalem:

  • Abraham Hostel - a great hostel for solo travellers
  • The Jerusalem Hostel
  • Jaffa Gate Hostel - a good all round hostel
  • Citadel Youth Hostel
  • Palm Hostel
  • New Swedish Hostel - One of the cheapest hostels in Jerusalem
  • HI Agron - if you are travelling in a couple this is a great place to stay
  • The Post House - a great social hostel and a good place to meet other travellers



  • Arava Hostel



  • Port Inn
  • Juha's Guesthouse
  • Al Yakhour Hostel


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