HI Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi Youth Hostel invites you to enjoy comfortable hosting in a beautiful location and at attractive prices.
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The hostel overlooks the Dead Sea and stunning landscapes of the Judean Desert. Our hostel is great for anyone wanting to be in this extraordinary area. While staying at Ein Gedi Youth Hostel you’ll be able to integrate educational and enrichment programs suited to parents and children. Our reception desk staff will also be happy to recommend treks and experiential activities nearby.
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Enjoy the treats that Ein Gedi Youth Hostel offers, from a rich breakfast in the spacious dining room to a range of facilities that include basketball court, halls suited for conferences and equipped with audiovisual equipment, a cold drinks machine, free Wi-Fi access in all rooms and public areas, and a synagogue.
We offer spacious pleasant rooms suited to couples, families, groups and singles. All rooms come with air conditioning, shower and toilet, a fridge, TV, and coffee corner. Some rooms include a private balcony with stunning views to the Dead Sea and the Judean desert’s cliffs. Ein Gedi Youth Hostel also contains 18 full accessibilized room for people with various impairments. These rooms are in a specially adapted wing which complies with accessibility standards and laws, with accessibility to the dining room, instruction rooms, and rest areas as well as the educational activities area. Dozens of guests with impairments can be simultaneously hosted as a group.
The Ein Gedi region offers historical sites, walking and riding trails, springs, and fascinating mountain landscapes. When staying at Ein Gedi Youth Hostel, you can enjoy a diversity of activities in the region, from the Ein Gedi National Reserve situation not far from the hostel, to the Qumran Caves and the ancient synagogue, and Massada, Sodom Mountain and Nachal Perazim. These are all great ways to break the routine while enjoying the charm of a desert experience.
Join us in Ein Gedi for the unique hosting experience which makes our hostels so special: our calm, cozy and pleasant atmosphere, staff who are attentive to all your needs, comfortable well tended rooms, and personal recommendations for trips and treks.
Rare archeological artefacts on display, found on site, from the Chalcolithic period.
Rare archeological artefacts on display, found on site, from the Chalcolithic period.
Excellent location for trips and treks in Ein Gedi and the region.
Excellent location for trips and treks in Ein Gedi and the region.
Near a range of activities suited to families and groups.
Near a range of activities suited to families and groups.

HI Ein Gedi - all The Details

Our Rooms

Ein Gedi Youth Hostel has 85 rooms suited to couples, groups, families or singles.
Some rooms have a private balcony with views towards the Dead Sea and the stunning Judean Desert cliffs.
We also offer a unique wing of 18 rooms for guests with impairments. These room are fully accessibilized and include wide doorways, comfortable access to wheelchairs, and other appropriate accessories.
Each room comes with air conditioning, shower and toilet, a fridge, TV, a coffee corner, and free access to Wi-Fi.

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  • Reception desk: Sunday to Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM.
  • Check in: starting from 3 PM.
  • Check out: up to 10 AM.
  • Free Wi-Fi access.
  • Options for lectures and events.
  • The hostel offers a rich varied breakfast.
  • Meals are kosher under local Rabbinate supervision.
Order in advance for additional fee:
  • Mehadrin kashrut.
  • Shabbat arrangement (early lunch – meat; late afternoon – dairy) or additional meals.
  • Vegetarian, vegan, lactose free or gluten free options.
  • Spaces suited to seminars and multi-participant events.
  • Basketball court.
  • Cold drinks machine.
  • Synagogue.
  • 18 rooms accessibilized as required by law.
  • Mobility accessible corridors to rooms, dining room, classrooms, halls and other central spaces.
  • Leader strips and surfaces for sight impaired guests.
  • Hearing assistance for hearing impaired guests.
  • Accessible reception area.
  • Hand grips and railings.
  • Signs compliant with the law.
  • Mobility accessible elevator.

around the hostel

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There are hostels that offer free parking on the premises of the hostel or near them, but not all, so it is recommended to ask about it at the hostel.
Immediately after completing the order, you will receive an order confirmation email.
For security reasons - upon initial entry to the order file, a confirmation code will be sent.
1. Click on the link "order details" highlighted in blue
2. Enter the email address with which the order was placed
3. Choose how to receive the personal code (mobile / email) and click on "Continue".
4. Upon sending the password reset request, you will be sent the personal code that must be entered in order to enter the order file.
Please note: You can cancel the order as long as you have not entered the period of cancellation conditions which are less than 7 days before arrival.
All order cancellation terms can be found on Terms and Conditions page - click for Terms of Order Cancellation
HI Israel reserves the right to charge the credit card whose details were provided when making the reservation, starting 48 hours before the booked accommodation date.
Ein Gedi, "Beit Sarah", D.N. Dead Sea 86980
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