HI Masada

The Masada Youth Hostel offers guests visiting the Dead Sea and Judean Desert a wonderful chance to rest and enjoy our tranquil, pleasant hosting options at attractive prices as you look out over the ancient Havari landscape.
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At Masada Youth Hostel you’ll find 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.
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In addition to our rich diverse breakfasts, enjoy a range of facilities at the hostel, including outdoor swimming pool, large balcony with breathtaking panoramic views, basketball court, free Wi-Fi access, the synagogue, and instructional rooms outfitted with audiovisual equipment.
Masada Youth Hostel holds educational programs and enrichment activities on site for a range of ages and levels, such as the “News of the Great Rebellion” interactive display. Join the dramatic rebellion! Get involved in the rebels’ decision making processes!
Our reception desk staff will also be happy to recommend treks and experiential activities nearby: the Masada National Park with the 2,000-year-old fortress, King Herod’s northern facing palace, the ancient synagogue and ritual baths, protection towers excavated in the fortress, the Dead Sea and its unique bathing spots with healing powers just 15 minutes’ drive from the hostel, Ein Gedi, Mount Sodom, jeep tours, bike riding trails and much more.
Join us in Masada 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.
Location right near the Masada Fortress, Dead Sea, and facing the stunning Havari landscape.
Near attractions such as jeep tours, bike trails, Mount Sodom, Ein Gedi.
Outdoor swimming pool and basketball court.
97 spacious rooms, pleasant and suited to couples, families, and groups.

Our Rooms

Masada Youth Hostel has 97 rooms suited to couples, groups, families or singles.
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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Each room includes:
  • kettle
  • freezer
  • tv
  • air-conditioner
  • wifi
  • shower-1-

Hostel Includes

General information

  • Reception desk: Sunday to Friday from 7 AM to 11 PM.
  • Check in: starting from 3 PM.
  • Check out: up to 10 AM.
  • Free Wi-Fi access.
  • Outdoor swimming pool (during season: April to October)
  • Large outdoor balcony overlooking the stunning landscape.
  • Lecture hall and classrooms with audiovisual equipment.


  • The hostel offers a rich varied breakfast.
  • Meals are kosher under local Rabbinate supervision.
  • Order in advance for additional fee:
  • Lunch
  • Packed meals.
  • Vegetarian, vegan, lactose free or gluten free options.


  • Instruction rooms with audiovisual equipment suitable for conferences and seminars.
  • Large outdoor balcony overlooking stunning landscapes.
  • Basketball court
  • Synagogue.
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    Open between 15/4 - 1/11
    Pool operating hours:
    April 15-23 - between 9: 00-18: 00
    April 24 - November 1 between 10: 00-19: 00

Mobility Access

  • Mobility accessible rooms compliant with the 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.


Location and access routes

  • Arrival By CarComing by car , drive along Road 90 until the turn-off for Masada National Park. Turn and continue straight for a few minutes and you will see the Guest House on your left after the roundabout.
  • Coming by bus from Jerusalem: Coming by bus from Jerusalem , take the bus lines 444 or 486 from Jerusalem's Central Bus Station headed for Masada. Get off at the “Masada” stop

    Coming by bus from Arad: Coming by bus from Arad , take the bus line 384 from Arad's Central Bus Station headed for Masada. Get off at the “Masada” stop and walk in the direction of the National Park.
Address: Address:
Masada, D.N. Yam Hamelah
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