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LEONARDO PLAZA: On the SEA of GALILEE

LEONARDO is a group of hotels, which are also in Holland, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland and throughout Israel. I have not designated a price/pp for the room, as I was on a group tour and therefore did not know the rate, which would not have been an individual rate, but I presume the rooms are commensuarte with other similar hotels in the region. In fact, there are other LEONARDO hotels right in Tiberias, but this one is designated 5-star; was most comfortable and had every amenity and more; much more, in fact, than our hotel had in Jerusalem.

The bathroom had a bidet and tub (in which I fell asleep the first night!); hairdryer and magnifying mirror.
Good international channels on the TV, clock/radio, and pot for making coffee or tea; wonderful firm beds and comfy bedding; a room safe, plenty of closet space, desk space for computer and a small private balcony.

WIFI is available for a price, either in your room, or there is a computer in the lounge.

We stayed 4 nights here as we explored the region and therefore had breakfast and dinners here each day, which consisted of extensive and wonderful buffet selections, from fruits, breads, more salads than one could count, both Middle Eastern and Western and of course a wide range of main selections; meats, fowl, casseroles, vegetables, breads and divine desserts. We were here on American THANKSGIVING, so they provided some fresh cut roasted turkey, but ran out before I could get to it! AND they also hung a lot of American flags for us that night!! (see pic)

Large bar and lounge area off the dining room.

Swimming pool.

Views over Sea of Galilee.

Located just off the Promenade.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Family Travel, Historical Travel, Religious Travel
  • Written December 18, 2011
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B'Tzel Ha'ar (In the mountain's shade): Something different

If you're looking for something different and even better than just a hotel there's a great guesthouse (or as they call it here "zimmer") just 10 minutes drive from Tiberias.
In a settlement called Migdal you'll find a nice, clean, and romantic zimmer named B'Tzel Ha'ar. The owner, Ana, is taking her business seriously and therefore plays the best host. I've stayed in many hotels, motels , and guesthouses during my travels, but I've never seen anything cleaner than Ana's zimmer, not to mention the hospitality. Add to it jacuzzi, sauna outside, and great view on Sea of Gallile from the front porch, where you can have breakfast made by the owner. The zimmer has a small, pretty good equipped kitchenette, satelite TV, air condioner and a heater for the cold days.
Ana speaks very little English, so you may want some help of an Hebrew speaking person, but even the language barrier won't prevent you from feeling home at the B'tzel Ha'ar.
By the way, there are no neighbors, so a very quiet environment is guaranteed

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written December 20, 2006
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Canaan Family Tzimmer: Tzimmers

Thanks to VTer Sharon, we ended up staying at a "tzimmer" while we were in the Galilee/Golan area. A "tzimmer" is basically an Israeli version of a "bed & breakfast" and is a popular alternative (especially among Israelis) to staying in a hotel.

The Canaan Family couldn't have been nicer and the bungalow where we stayed was cozy and fresh.

Note: We stayed here in the "low season" so the cost averaged around $70 a night, plus an additional $10 for breakfast. I've since heard that they are charging around $150 a night (high season prices maybe?!) which in my opinion is too expensive.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written June 25, 2005
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Canaan Family Tzimmer-2: Tzimmers



Located in the town of Had Nes which is just a skip up from the northern tip of the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret), our tzimmer had an excellent view of the Sea of Galilee and it was wonderful to wake up in the morning, walk outside our bungalow and pick fresh citrus right off the trees, then wait to be served a huge Israeli breakfast - complete with fresh omelette and feta cheese, breads, salads, honey, tahini, jams, avocado, olives, and delicious coffee.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written June 25, 2005
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Perfect way to start the day!


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YMCA Peniel - By Galile: Even i'm tempted...

I was interduced to this place by someone or actually to this website. I have NOT been there and i must say that i was surprised to see it as i never knew about it and not only that but it makes the impression of a real nice place.... so im thinking to try it when the high season will be over and everyone will be back to normal.
So... i dont have any personal tip here but it really looks nice so i thought i'd write about it here.
Oh one thing though.... they only have 13 rooms and as far as i have heard its better to book in advance at this place... i mean REALLY in advance...

Check the link below.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written July 4, 2005
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"Meyouchas" Youth Hostel: Youth Hostel



This must be the most beautiful youth hostel in Israel. Located in an old stone house, about 30 metres away from the Kinneret.

  • Opinion of Price: least expensive
  • Written April 30, 2005
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"Meyouchas" Youth Hostel


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Adina Hostel: Tiberias Hostel

As a local I've not had the need t stay here but for clients as well as folks here I'm posting this as an option I've not been impressed with any of the hostels located in Tiberias but to each is own. This particular one is only two blocks away from the bus station which might be appealing to some.

From the central bus station exit the main stairs leading down. This road is HaShiloach St. Make a right on this road and follow it for two blocks; you will go up a small steep hill and when you have come to the second intersection on this walk look to the right and you will see the hostel. pictures are included to aid you.

None from what I can see. There is the uniqueness in the fact that they do not offer accomodations during the Sabbath so that must be considered if you opt to use this place. The reason is due to the ownership being orthodox and not wanting anyone desecrating the Shabbat.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Budget Travel, Backpacking, Study Abroad
  • Written April 15, 2007
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The Scots Hotel: The Scots Hotel



If I had to stay in a hotel in Tiberias, this is where I would have gone. Unlike the modern hotels on the beach, this hotel has s lot of history and character. Whenever I drive through Tiberias I like to stop here and have a walk in the beautiful garden. Recently I couldn't do that as the area was closed for renovation. Now it is open again and was transformed from a simple Church pension to a fancy hotel (the picture here is from before the renovation).

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written April 30, 2005
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Ahuzat Kinneret: A Great Place To Stay!

Here we had a nice room with a lovely view overlooking a small swimming pool and fields. The breakfast was self service and good.

We didn't have time to look around much, but the views from outside this B&B in Migdal are lovely.

The price of NIS200, incl. breakfast, is very reasonable.

Small swimming pool and great views.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written May 2, 2004
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Ahuzat Kinneret, Migdal


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Berger Hotel: Berger Hotel

This is not the best hotel in Tiberias but we need a budget room to overnight before we keep on touring the Galilea region the next day. It was already dark when we arrived at the hotel, we checked in with the friendly receptionist that gave us a map of the general area too. The hotel is a bit far from the center/promenade, it requires 20’ minutes walking which is mainly a problem on the way back to the hotel which is located on the hill overlooking the Galilea sea. But we didn’t care because we had a car with us and the fact that we could park outside for free was very convenient. In general it has an excellent value for money if you need base for the general area and don’t plan to spend much time in the hotel.

The reception is big enough with couches and some low tables but the hotel in general seems in desperate need of maintenance, some damp patches along the corridors wasn’t a good sign. There’s free wifi through out the hotel but we were very tired and didn’t check the signal in the room.
The breakfast hall is at the lower level, it was a bit dark and has no character, it was pretty empty early in the morning so we could fill slowly our plates. There’s a good generous selection at the buffet, typical Israeli breakfast along with cereals, coffee etc. Nothing special but it was acceptable.
The room wasn’t very big but it was clean with comfortable mattress on beds, there was also a fridge, a kitchenette and TV. Hopefully the bathroom was ok too with clean towels and hot showers. We didn’t notice any noise but we’ve been told there’s traffic noise if you have a room with a view while the rooms at the back side are quiet.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Budget Travel
  • Written April 3, 2014
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