Experience a different side of Israel by spending a few days at one of her many amazing Kibbutzes. Kibbutzes are like small towns or villages dotted across the country. Most were founded in the 20th century, and many still even operate a socialist model within their kibbutz. They usually have large farms, and in some cases factories and other industries.  Most also have cheap hotels, swimming pools, and the kibbutz pub!

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Central Israel

There are loads of cheap fun kibbutz hotels within an hour of Tel Aviv!

Yad Hashmona Country Hotel

Swimming Pool | Kibbutz | Mid -Range | Judean Hills | $

Yad Hashmona moshav is conveniently located between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in the Judean Hills, just near Abu Gosh. It is heavily influenced by its Finnish and Scandinavian Christian founders, with wood cabins and saunas. There’s a large indoor swimming pool open throughout the year located nearby, and beautiful countryside for walks.   Many attractions are within short driving distance. Next to the hotel guests can enjoy the biblical garden of Yad Hashmona, which is fun for both children and adults.

Shoresh Green Hills Hotel

Swimming Pool | Kibbutz | Mid -Range | Judean Hills | $$

In lush and green surroundings, the Shoresh Green Hills is located just 0.6 mi from Highway 1 between Ben Gurion Airport and Jerusalem. It offers accommodations with magnificent views of the Judean Hills and free WiFi, as well as an a la carte restaurant.

Each suite offers a separate bedroom and lounge with a kitchenette with fridge and microwave. Cable TV and air conditioning are also available.

Ramat Rachel Hotel

Swimming Pool | Kibbutz | Mid -Range | Judean Hills | $$

Ramat Rachel Resort offers accommodations and a Kibbutz experience in a tranquil garden setting with an outdoor and indoor heated swimming pool. It is 15-minute drive from Jerusalem city center, with public buses passing nearby every 20 minutes.  The Ramat Rachel’s landscaped gardens feature shady pine trees and plenty of sun-bathing spots. There are 4 tennis courts, an exercise room plus a sauna and steam room. The Resort also features its own on-site spa, where guests can enjoy a variety of relaxing massages, therapies and treatments.

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Kibbutz Tzuba Hotel

Swimming Pool | Kibbutz | Mid -Range | Judean Hills | $$

Located in Ẕova, Tzuba Hotel features air-conditioned rooms surrounded by the Judean Hills and free private parking. The hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool and children’s playground, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant.

All rooms come with a flat-screen TV, a seating area, a separate bedroom, and an private bathroom. Each comes with air conditioning, and 2 TVs, and a private balcony.

Shefayim Kibbutz Hotel

Swimming Pool | Kibbutz | Mid-Range | Herzliya| $

The Shefayim has a convenient and tranquil position, 15 minute’s drive from Tel Aviv, even closer to Netanya, and only 5 minutes from Herzeliya’s business districts.

The hotel’s facilities include free wireless internet, children’s playground and a synagogue. The kitchen serves kosher fare, and there is a bar on site.

Kibbutz Hatzor Ashdod Inn

Swimming Pool | Kibbutz | Mid-Range | Ashdod | $

Located in H̱aẕor Ashdod, kibbutz hatzor A room close to Ashdod has a restaurant, garden, BBQ area, and free WiFi throughout the property. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge.

At the inn, the rooms have a patio with a garden view. Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, all rooms at kibbutz hatzor A room close to Ashdod have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and some rooms also feature a seating area. The rooms will provide guests with a microwave.

Orhan Yoav Kibbutz Hotel

Swimming Pool | Kibbutz | Mid-Range | Ashkelon | $

Located in Sede Yo‘av, Orhan Yoav has a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, garden, water sports facilities, and free WiFi. The property has evening entertainment and luggage storage space.

All rooms features air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a microwave, an electric tea pot, a shower and a closet. Selected rooms also offer a kitchen with a fridge.

Neve Shalom Hotel

Swimming Pool | Kibbutz | Mid -Range | Judean Hills | $

Set in a peaceful village 12 mi south of Tel Aviv, Neve Shalom Hotel offers beautiful views of the Ayalon valley and Latrun Monastery. It features large gardens and a swimming pool. Free WiFi access is available in all rooms.

Surrounded by greenery, Neve Shalom has lots of outdoor space with sun loungers, tables and chairs. A large Israeli buffet breakfast is served each morning.

Kibbutz Nachshon Hotel

Swimming Pool | Kibbutz | Mid -Range | Judean Hills | $

Kibbutz Nachshon is located in the bed and breakfast and offers a garden and a tennis court. The air-conditioned property is 38.6 km from Bethlehem.

Providing a patio with garden views, this bed and breakfast also offers a satellite flat-screen TV, a well-equipped kitchen with a fridge, a stovetop and a toaster, as well as a bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer.

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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