Treat yourself for your next vacation, and live it up in the lap of Luxury!
Whether you’re looking for five-star luxury, the fanciest boutiques, or anything in between, this guide has got you covered!
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We’ve broken this guide into areas:
- Luxury Hotels in Tel Aviv
- Luxury Hotels in Jerusalem
- More Luxury Hotels in Central Israel
We’ve also created a ranking system based on ratings from other popular websites.
Pricing for 2 people sharing 1 room:
- $$$$$ >$500/ night
- $$$$ >$400 / night
- $$$ >$300/ night
- $$ >$200/ night
- $ <$200/ night
The Best Luxury Hotels in Tel Aviv
Swimming pool | Boutique | Tel Aviv | $$$$$
Ok, so its going to cost you an arm and a leg to stay here… but if you can afford it, this is the best hotel in Tel Aviv at the moment. Located two minutes from Rothschild Boulevard, the hotel is set in a converted and enlarged 1920s mansion, specked up to the highest standards, with a beautiful infinity pool on the roof, a top-class restaurant, and the best customer service in Israel.
Swimming Pool | Tower | Setai | Tel Aviv | $$$$$
The Setai Tel Aviv is a prestigious five-star hotel that offers luxury and tranquility at one of the most beautiful locations in the city. The building where the Setai is built was once used as a jailhouse, and it has been transformed with contemporary touches and classic refurbishments.
Swimming Pool | Tower | Marriot | Tel Aviv | $$$$$
The Jaffa, a new Luxury Collection Hotel, is a 5-star property set within a restored 19th century complex that once housed Jaffa’s French Hospital. The Jaffa provides a perfect blend of service, style, and state-of-the-art luxury.
Swimming Pool | Tower | Hilton | Tel Aviv | $$$$$
A great hotel for executive travel. The location is ideal, next to the beach, the reception is efficient and professional, the rooms are spacious and well-furnished, each with a balcony, the breakfast buffet is huge and there are five kosher restaurants, and the pool is a great place to sunbathe and meet new people. The hotel has 560 rooms, and the top two floors have access to an exclusive Executive Lounge.
The hotel’s clientele is usually a mix of businessmen, or families from France, America, Russia, and the rest of Europe. The hotel also regularly hosts conferences and weddings.
For more Luxury Hotels in Tel Aviv check out our Guide to the Best Luxury Hotels in Tel Aviv.
Best Luxury Hotels in Jerusalem
Swimming Pool | Luxury | Tower | Dan | Jerusalem | $$$$$
Built in 1920s, and refurbished most recently in 2013, the King David Hotel in Jerusalem has a history befitting of such a special city. It is often used for state banquets and to host world leaders and famous personalities.
The 5 star hotel comes complete with a beautiful outdoor pool (one of the few in Jerusalem) surrounded by amazing gardens, a tennis court, and all that while being a 15-minute walk from the main city attractions. The amazing gardens are also the place for you to enjoy an Israeli restaurant. If you choose to eat indoor the King David hotel also offers 4 more restaurants for you to dine in.
Luxury | Tower | Hilton | Jerusalem | $$$$$
Opened in 2014, if you are looking for the best hotels in Jerusalem Waldorf Astoria should be at the top of your list. The sumptuous 1920s style decor is complemented with a free personal tablet when you check in and 46” smart TV as standard in every room.
Other than being 500 meters from Jaffa Gate, the hotel’s main attraction is the Palace restaurant. The Palace Restaurants gives you the best of 2 culinary worlds with an Israeli breakfast and a French lunch.
Swimming pool | Luxury | Tower | Jerusalem | $$$$$
Opened in 1988, The David Citadel Hotel is one of the best hotels in Jerusalem offering a huge swimming pool and a number of restaurants within its facilities.
The main attraction of The David Citadel Hotel would be your room, many of which were refurbished in 2015. The rooms at The David Citadel Hotel are larger than most rooms other hotels have to offer, and your bathroom will include both a bath and a shower.
Swimming pool | Luxury | Tower | Jerusalem | $$$$$
Opened in 2009, the Mamilla Hotel is regarded as one of the finest in Jerusalem. The modern hotel, designed by Piero Lissoni, is contemporary to the core, bridging the gap between tradition and modernity.
The hotel offers a variety of restaurants, and is located only 10 minutes walking from Jaffa Gate. If you are looking for hotels in Jerusalem and want to make sure you travel in style, the hotel’s Egyptian cotton bed linens along with a transparent glass wall (that can be switched on and off) will do the trick!
Like every 5 star hotel Mamilla has a private spa, where you can enjoy a sauna, gym, an indoor swimming pool and treat yourself with a massage while visiting Jerusalem.
Swimming pool | Luxury | Tower | Isrotel | Jerusalem | $$$$
The Orient Jerusalem hotel is located in a very central location in Jerusalem, walking distance from countless cultural, tourist, and historic attraction. It has 234 luxurious rooms and suites plus many amenities including a rooftop pool overlooking iconic landmarks, an indoor pool on the spa level, gym, saunas, and Turkish hamam.
For more Luxury Hotels in Jerusalem check out our Guide to the Best Luxury Hotels in Jerusalem.
More Luxury Hotels in Central Israel
JUDEAN HILLS – Cramin Resort and Spa
Swimming Pool | Boutique | Luxury | Isrotel | Judean Hills | $$$
Nestled in the Jerusalem hills, 20 minutes drive from the Old City, is the beautiful Cramim Resort and Spa.
Part of the exclusive Isrotel Executive Collection hotels, the resort has 155 magnificent rooms and suites, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna, hot-tub, and a Turkish Bath, 26 spa treatment rooms, and an excellent restaurant specilising in local produce.
CAESAREA – Dan Caesarea Resort Hotel
Swimming Pool | Tower | Luxury | Dan | Caesarea | $$$$$
Conveniently located between Tel Aviv and Haifa just few hundred yards from the coast, lies this beautiful estate offering luxurious ambiance in the heart of Caesarea’s 18-hole golf resort. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
The Dan Caesarea offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor facilities including a swimming pool and children’s pool, tennis courts (day/night), table tennis, volleyball, football and mini- football pitches, basketball courts, water basketball, mini golf and cycling.
HERZLIYA – The Ritz Carlton Herzliya
Swimming Pool | Tower | Luxury | Dan | Herzliya| $$$$
Featuring a rooftop swimming pool overlooking the ocean, The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya is set at the Herzliya Marina right above Arena Shopping Center. It offers elegant rooms, spa and wellness center, free Wi-Fi, as well as various on-site restaurants and bars.
All rooms feature a balcony with Mediterranean Sea views and a spacious marble bathroom with deep soaking tub and a separate glass-enclosed shower. Standard amenities include a flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station, a mini-bar, safe and Nespresso coffee machine. Some come with a living room.
HERZLIYA – Publica Isrotel Hotel Herzliya
Swimming Pool | Boutique | Luxury | Isrotel | Herzliya| $$$$
Publica Isrotel, Autograph Collection has a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center and bar in Herzliya. Featuring a shared lounge, the 4-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The property has a 24-hour front desk, room service and currency exchange for guests.
Rooms contain a flat-screen TV, and certain accommodations at the hotel have a sea view.
HERZLIYA – Dan Accadia Herzliya Hotel
Swimming Pool | Tower | Luxury | Dan | Herzliya | $$$$$
The Dan Accadia is a hotel directly located on Herzliya’s sandy beach. This luxurious hotel offers contemporary guest rooms, excellent leisure facilities and a good choice of restaurants. Complimentary WiFi is provided in all the rooms and public areas.
There are 208 guest rooms at the hotel offering spacious and comfortable accommodations. The rooms in the main hotel building overlook the pool and the sea; the pretty garden chalet rooms have private terraces, some with hot tubs and guests can enjoy free access to the exclusive Club Lounge.
GEDERA – Lear Sense Hotel
Swimming Pool | Boutique | Luxury | Gedera | $$$
Lear Sense Hotel in Gedera provides accommodations with a bar and a terrace. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. The property features an outdoor pool, fitness center, hammam and garden.
At the hotel, every room includes a closet. Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, all guest rooms at Lear Sense Hotel have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and certain rooms will provide you with a seating area. The rooms will provide guests with a desk and a coffee machine.
JUDEAN HILLS – Gordonia Private Hotel
Swimming Pool | Boutique | Luxury | Judean Hills | $$$$$
Located in Maale Hachamisha in the Kiryet Anavim District, 9.9 mi from Mount Herzl, Gordonia Private Hotel features free WiFi is available throughout the property.
All air-conditioned, rooms at Gordonia Hotel have access to either a private or a shared pool, and are fitted with a satellite flat-screen TV, a coffee machine and a mini-bar. All rooms include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. The bathroom comes with bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer. Some also have a hot tub.
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.