Welcome to the Sea of Galilee, the lowest fresh water lake on earth! The Sea of Galilee (The Kineret) is located in the North, nestled in the Jordan Rift Valley. There you will find yourself surrounded by beautiful nature and history! Hostels are an affordable way to stay in Haifa, and also a great place to meet new people from all over the world. A bed in a dorm costs on average $20 per night, and a private room for couples costs on average $70 per night.
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Pricing for 2 people sharing 1 room:
- $$ >$200/ night
- $ <$200/ night
Best Hostels & Tents
Tents | Hostel | East | $$
Located along the Golan Trail, the family-run Genghis Khan offers handmade and air-conditioned Mongolian tents with free Wi-Fi. It features an equipped garden with a seating area and free BBQ facilities.
Tents have wooden frames and come with an attached private or shared bathroom just outside the tent. Each has comfortable mattresses and pillows. A shared kitchen is also available for guests, and a grocery shop can be found in the village.
Tents | Hostel | East | $
Providing lake views, Village on the Cliff in Giv’at Yo’av has accommodations, a shared lounge, a garden, barbecue facilities and a terrace.
Offering a patio, specific units are air-conditioned and feature a dining area and a seating area with a flat-screen TV. Some units also have a kitchen equipped with a microwave, a fridge, and an oven.
Hostel | South West | $
Set on the slopes of Mount Poriya, HI – Poriya Hostel overlooks the Sea of Galilee. Located 10 minutes’ drive from Tiberias, it offers free Wi-Fi.
Rooms and dormitories are air conditioned. A fridge and tea and coffee making facilities are also included.
Hostel | North | $
Located on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, 2.5 mi from Kibbutz Ginosar, the HI – Karei Deshe Hostel has access to the beach. It offers free WiFi and simple rooms and dormitories with a fridge and free toiletries.
Accommodations at the Karei Deshe is air conditioned and has a tea/coffee maker and a TV. Rooms include a private bathroom.
Hostel | Tiberias | $
Offering modern budget accommodations and a free shared kitchen, Tiberias Hostel is just 5 minutes’ walk from the Sea of Galilee. WiFi is free throughout and there is a rooftop terrace offering sea views.
The hostel is located in the heart of Tiberias, the main town on the banks of the Sea of Galilee. Central Bus Station is only 5 minutes away on foot.
Hostel | Tiberias | $
David Hostel provides accommodations with a shared lounge, free private parking, a garden and barbecue facilities. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and luggage storage space, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The hostel features family rooms.
This guide is part of our series of Best Hotel Guides in Israel. Also check out our guides for Best Hotels in Israel, Best Hotels in Jerusalem, Best Hotels in the Dead Sea, Best Hotels in Eilat; for those looking for boutique hotels we have guides for the Best Boutique Hotels in Israel and Best Boutique Hotels in Tel Aviv; and for those traveling in a budget, we have guides for the Best Hostels in Israel and Best Hostels in Tel Aviv.