The Dead Sea is the world’s lowest point located almost 1000 feet below sea level. As well as visiting and floating in the Dead Sea, another cool place to visit nearby is Masada – the last refuge for the Jews against the Roman Empire in AD 73. We recommend climbing Masada at sunset, or visiting one of the cool concerts that are staged there every year.


Where to stay at the Dead Sea?

  1. The majority of hotels in the Dead Sea are located in Ein Bokek, a tourist town on the south west shore of the dead sea. Choose from lots of 4 and 5 star hotels.
  1. For those wanting luxury and peace and quiet, check out the hotel at the Ein Gedi Kibbutz.
  1. For travelers on a budget, there are three excellent hostels to check out.

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Pricing for 2 people sharing 1 room:

$$$ >$300/ night
$$ >$200/ night
<$200/ night


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Ein Bokek – Mid-Range Hotels

Spa Club Dead Sea Hotel

Swimming Pool | Tower | Mid-Range | Prima Hotels | $$

Spa Club Hotel Dead Sea

If you are looking for a relaxing vacation­ this recently renovated spa hotel is all you need. Enjoy your private oasis without being afraid someone else will spoil your vacation, as the hotel restricts the guests by not allowing: Cellphones, smoking or guests under the age of 18. The spa has a Moroccan style and offers all kinds of body treatments, from regular massages to full mud mask body treatment.

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Crown Plaza Dead Sea Hotel

Swimming Pool | Tower | Mid-Range | Intercontinental | $$

Set right on the beach, Crowne Plaza Dead Sea Hotel features a large freshwater pool. The rooms are elegant and offer views of the sea. There is free WiFi throughout. The large and luxurious spa offers a fitness room, a heated pool with salt water from the Dead Sea, 2 hot tubs, wet and dry saunas, and 2 pressure showers. A wide variety of treatments and massages are available. All rooms at this Crowne Plaza come with parquet or carpeted floors, air conditioning, and a tea/coffee maker. Some have a private balcony.


Daniel Dead Sea Hotel

Swimming Pool | Tower | Mid-Range | Tamares | $$

Daniel Dead Sea Hotel

The Daniel Dead Sea Hotel is more like a little city than a hotel. As well as 300+ rooms, it has a swimming pool, a spa and sulphur pool, a gym with lots of different fitness classes, restaurants, a pub, tennis courts, soccer courts, basketball courts, kids games rooms, and even a 7-lane bowling alley!

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Oasis Dead Sea Hotel

Swimming Pool | Tower | Mid-Range | Tamares | $$

With a unique Moroccan design, Oasis Dead Sea Hotel is set on the shores of the Dead Sea in Ein Bokek. It offers indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a modern wellness center. Free WiFi and parking are provided. All rooms at the Oasis Hotel offer views of the sea. Each comes with air conditioning, and a kettle with tea and coffee. Breakfast and dinner are served in the Marin dining room.


Hod HaMidbar Hotel

Swimming Pool | Tower | Mid-Range | $

Hod HaMidbar Dead Sea

The Hod HaMidbar Hotel is a reasonable mid range hotel in Ein Bokek by the Dead Sea. It has 200 rooms, a private beach, a salt-water swimming pool, and a well equipped spa that includes a sulfur pool,  a sauna, a hot tub and a gym.

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David Dead Sea Hotel

Swimming Pool | Tower | Mid-Range | Grand | $

As the quintessential hotel in the Dead Sea area, David Dead Sea Resort & Spa has prepared, specifically with you in mind, a prestigious selection of modern rooms and suites, two palatial spas offering the most advanced facilities, a celebration of fine cuisine at the hotel restaurant, all set against the mythical background of the Dead Sea and the breathtaking desert stretching away before your eyes.


Royal Hotel Dead Sea

Swimming Pool | Tower | Mid-Range | $$

Royal Rimonim Dead Sea

The Royal Rimonim Dead Sea Hotel is a decent mid-range hotel. It comes with all the features you would expect – 400+ rooms, indoor and outdoor pools, a private beach at the Dead Sea, a spa, and on-site restaurants.

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Find the perfect hotel in the perfect location! 


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 Tel Aviv, Best Hotels in JerusalemBest 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


Discover the Dead Sea and its surroundings! Check out our guides for the Best Dead Sea Tours, Best Jerusalem Tours and Best Jerusalem Hotels!


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