Welcome to Haifa, Israel’s third largest city! Located in the North, Haifa is a port city that stretches from the Mediterranean Sea all the way up to Mount Carmel. Famed for the Bahá’í Gardens, Haifa has many hidden treasures throughout the city!

Whether you’re looking for five-star luxury, the coolest hostels, or anything in between, this guide has got you covered!

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We’ve broken this guide into areas:

  • Mount Carmel
  • The German Colony
  • Downtown 
  • The Beach

We’ve also created a ranking system based on ratings from other popular websites.

Pricing for 2 people sharing 1 room:

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Mount Carmel

Located on the slope of Mount Carmel, in the center of Haifa, overlooking downtown Haifa, Mount Carmel is home to Haifa’s luxury towers and several mid-range boutique hotels.

Dan Carmel Hotel Haifa

Swimming pool | Tower | Luxury | Dan | $$$

The Dan Carmel Haifa is a luxury hotel near the pretty Louis Promenade, with its panoramic views. The property offers spacious, elegant rooms with views of the Mediterranean Sea or Mount Carmel. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Rooms have a classic style, and each features a private balcony. Some rooms offer free access to the exclusive King David Lounge. Breakfast is served buffet style each morning.

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Dan Panorama Hotel Haifa

Swimming pool | Tower | Luxury | Dan | $$

In the center of Carmel, the Dan Panorama Haifa is a landmark hotel. This 21-story tower offers great accommodations with panoramic views and a great range of hotel facilities. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Dan Panorama Haifa Hotel’s 266 guest rooms are decorated in a contemporary style and offer fantastic views over Haifa Bay and Mount Carmel. Some rooms offer free access to the exclusive Carmel Lounge.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Haifa

Swimming pool | Tower | Luxury | Intercontinental | $$

Set on the green slopes of Mount Carmel, this Crowne Plaza offers panoramic views of Haifa and the Bay. All rooms come with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and an LCD TV. Free tours of the Bahai Gardens are provided.

The rooms come with hardwood floors, a safe, and a tea/coffee maker. Some rooms are on the higher floors, and offer free parking and access to the 24-hour Business Lounge, with free internet terminals and refreshments.

Carmella Boutique Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | $$

Located in a restored building dating back to 1913, Carmella Boutique Hotel offers accommodations in Haifa. Guests can find a free underground parking on site.

Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV. Some units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a Nespresso coffee machine in the room. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Beth Shalom Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | $

In the central Carmel area in Haifa, 503 m from Gan Haem Zoo, Beth-Shalom offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV and hardwood floors. Haifa Port is 6.4 km away.

An Israeli breakfast is served daily including fresh salads, eggs, and cheeses, along with fruit and drinks. Guests will find many restaurants in the surrounding area.

Villa Carmel Boutique Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | $$

Villa Carmel is located in Haifa’s prestigious Carmel district, near the Louis Promenade and the Baha’i Gardens. Rooms offer luxurious Egyptian linen and free Wi-Fi, available throughout.

Villa Carmel Boutique Hotel has just 14 beautifully designed guest rooms. Each comes with air conditioning and flat-screen TV, and some feature a spa bath or computerized jet shower.

Carmel Pearl Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | $$

A top choice in the North. Carmel Pearl provides express check-in and check-out, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a spa & wellness center.

The property is around 2.6 km from Russian Orthodox Church, 3.5 km from Baha’i Gardens and Golden Dome and 4.7 km from Madatech – The national museum of science, technology and space. Rooms have a balcony with views of the city.

The German Colony

The German colony was established by German Templers towards the end of the 19th century. Many of the older buildings are now home to luxury boutique hotels. In the area you can also find mid-range boutique hotels and several hostels. The German Colony is also right next to the famous Bahai Gardens.

Schumacher Hotel Haifa

Boutique | Luxury | $$

Schumacher Hotel Haifa provides concierge services, nonsmoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a shared lounge.

The property is set 1.4 mi from The Quiet Beach, 1.4 mi from Rambam Medical Center Haifa Israel and 1.4 mi from Baha’i Gardens and Golden Dome. The hotel offers city views, a terrace and a 24-hour front desk.

Templers Boutique Hotel Haifa

Boutique | Luxury | $$

The Templers Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of Haifa’s German Colony, and overlooks the Baha’i Gardens. It offers luxurious, individually decorated rooms with air conditioning.

Free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV is provided in each room, while some feature a balcony, spa bath or whirlpool bath and a kitchenette. The rooms are all individually decorated in different styles.

The Colony Hotel Haifa

Boutique | Luxury | $$

The Colony Hotel is in the German Colony area of Haifa. This boutique hotel offers a quiet garden, and a sunbathing area on the rooftop terrace.

All rooms come with LCD TVs, free Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee makers. This small hotel combines these modern amenities with original features and architecture of a property that is over 100 years old.

City Port Hotel Haifa

Boutique | Mid Range | $

Located in Haifa, within walking distance to The Quiet and Bat Galim Beach, City Port Hotel features free WiFi throughout the property.

Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The property is 1.3 mi from Madatech – The national museum of science, technology and space.

Golden Crown Haifa Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | $

Golden Crown Haifa features a beautiful terrace as well as a bar. The property is close to popular attractions like Haifa Port, The Quiet Beach and Rambam Medical Center Haifa Israel.

All air conditioned, rooms in the hotel are equipped with a coffee machine and a flat-screen TV. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, some units at Golden Crown Haifa also provide guests with a sea view.

Asfour Boutique Hotel Haifa

Boutique | Mid Range | $

Located within a 15-minute walk of The Quiet Beach and The Bat Galim Beach, Asfour Boutique Hotel provides accommodations with a garden and free WiFi as well as free private parking for guests who drive.

Featuring room service, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The guesthouse features family rooms.

Haifa Bay View Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | Intercontinental | $

The Haifa Bay View Hotel overlooks the Haifa Bay and is just a 2-minute walk from the Baha’i Gardens in the Carmel area of Haifa. It offers a bar and terrace with panoramic views across the bay. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

At the Haifa Bay View you have a choice of dining options, including a kosher Chinese restaurant. The hotel lobby overlooking the sea, it offers light meals coffee and selection of pastries. Breakfast is served fresh every morning Israeli buffet style.

Al Yakhour Hostel 

Hostel | $

Offering a restaurant. Al Yakhour Hostel is located at the foot hills of the Carmel. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning. Haifa Harbor is 1.9 mi away.

All of the dormitory rooms and double rooms feature a safety deposit box and give an access to a shared bathroom.

City Hall Hostel Haifa

Hostel | $

Close to the Quiet Beach, City Hall Hostel provides free WiFi and express check-in and check-out. The property is near the Bat Galim Beach, The Russian Orthodox Church and Stella Maris Church.

Complete with a shared bathroom, all rooms at the hostel come with air conditioning, and some rooms also feature a balcony. The property also has a shared kitchen, a shared lounge and luggage storage for guests.

Haifa Hostel 

Hostel | $

Located a 12-minute walk from The Quiet Beach, Haifa Hostel has rooms with air conditioning in Haifa. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property provides an ATM and a tour desk for guests.


Downtown Haifa is home to Haifa Port, and after years of neglect is now seeing a resurgence. Check out loads of boutique hotels and hostels.

Bay Club Boutique Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | Atlas | $$

Offering garden-view rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV, the luxurious Bay Club – an Atlas Boutique Hotel is halfway between Haifa Bay and the peak of Mount Carmel. The style of the property is inspired by the famous resort towns of the Mediterranean Sea.

Air-conditioned rooms at the Atlas Boutique include a fridge, sitting area, and electric teakettle with tea and coffee. The private bathroom has a bathtub or shower. Some rooms feature a terrace.

Maris Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | $

Maris Hotel is located near the port in the lower part of Haifa. It offers free WiFi, a sea-view rooftop sun terrace and modern air-conditioned units.

All rooms offer cable TV, an in-room safe and a mini-bar. Private bathroom offers a shower and hairdryer. A small kitchenette is available in each room type. Laundry and concierge service is available.

Market Hotel Haifa

Boutique | Mid Range | $

Offering views of the Carmel Mountain and Haifa bay, Market Hotel is a few steps from the outdoor market in the historical district of Hadar. It features free Wi-Fi and libraries on all 17 floors.

Market Hotel is in the heart of the Hadar neighborhood, home to many shops, bazaars and a pedestrian area. The German Colony with its diverse restaurants, pubs and shops is just 20 minutes away on foot.

Rooms here have a modern design with neutral color schemes and tiled floors. Each one is air conditioned and features an LCD TV with cable channels.

Satori Hotel Haifa 

Boutique | Mid Range | $

Located in the center of Haifa, the Satori Hotel features a unique Bauhaus design. It is a 5-minute walk from the Great Synagogue and the Museum of Science, and a 25-minute walk from the famous Bahai Temple and Gardens.

All the rooms of the Satori Hotel come with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, an LCD cable TV, and wooden floors. The suites feature a separate sleeping area, a balcony overlooking the city, and a spa bath

Port Inn Haifa

Hostel | $

Located near the Haifa Center HaShmona Train Station, Port Inn is a 5 minute walk from Haifa Port. It offers a variety of accommodations in a fully refurbished Arabic-style building.

At the Port Inn guests can choose between rooms and apartments. All accommodations is air conditioned. Both Wi-Fi throughout and internet terminals are free of charge.

Backpackers Nest Hostel Haifa

Hostel | $

Located in Haifa and with The Quiet Beach reachable within a 15-minute walk, Backpackers Nest Hostel provides express check-in and check-out, rooms, a bar, free WiFi throughout the property and a shared lounge.

At the hostel, each room includes a closet. Complete with a shared bathroom, guest rooms at Backpackers Nest Hostel are equipped with air conditioning, and selected rooms contain a seating area. The accommodation also has a sweet terrace.

The Beach

Leonardo Plaza Hotel Haifa

Swimming Pool | Tower | Luxury | Faatal | $$

The Leonardo Hotel Haifa is located between Mount Carmel and Mediterranean Sea and offers a relaxing tranquility, which is only interrupted by the sound of waves lapping against the shore of Carmel Beach.

The hotel offers a luxurious culinary experience and a spectacular view of the Mediterranean Sea from the hotel’s balcony and from most of the rooms and suites.

Bat Galim Boutique Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | $

Bat Galim Boutique Hotel in Haifa provides adults only accommodations with a garden and a terrace.  The property provides luggage storage space and free WiFi throughout the property.

All guest rooms features air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, an electric tea pot, a shower, a hairdryer and a desk. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom equipped with free toiletries, while some units at the hotel also provide guests with a seating area. The rooms will provide guests with a closet and a coffee machine.

La Capella Business Boutique Hotel

Boutique | Mid Range | $

La Cappella Hotel is located in Haifa in the North District Israel Region, 2.1 mi from Haifa’s Municipal Theater. The hi-tech park of Matam is 5 minutes’ drive away.

All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Certain units feature a seating area where you can relax. You will find a coffee machine in the room. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer. La Cappella features free WiFi throughout the property.

HI – Haifa Hostel 

Hostel | $

HI Haifa Hostel is walking distance to the Carmel Beach, Haifa’s Municipal Theater and International convention center. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.

Featuring a balcony with sea views, all rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The private bathrooms have a shower and free toiletries.

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

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