The BEST 5 boutique hotels in Tel Aviv

If you’re looking for that special place to stay in Tel Aviv, how about trying one of the ever-increasing number of very stylish and unique boutique hotels in the city? They’re certainly a little bit different from the larger hotels, and might make that stay in Tel Aviv just a wee bit more enthralling!

We’ve compiled a list of the best 5 boutique hotels in Tel Aviv you really should be adding to that wish-list…

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Hotel Montefiore


Hotel Montefiore in Tel Aviv could well be a contender for the most distinguished and sophisticated boutique accommodation in the city. Ideally located just a short walk from the trendy Rothschild Boulevard, the Montefiore has gained an enviable reputation, and is even known for sheltering the Rolling Stones in the (very popular) hotel restaurant where they were able to enjoy a quiet night away from the prying eyes of the paparazzi.

Along with an outstanding reputation for quality service, the Montefiore is credited with hosting one of the top four acclaimed restaurateurs in the city. The food at the hotel rates among the best and service has often been classed as “exceptional”. Take a look at their Instagram page for a glimpse at some of the rather sumptuous dishes on offer…

It’s not particularly close to the beach – but hey, this boutique hotel is perfectly located if you’re looking for a relaxing, yet classy accommodation option in Tel Aviv. Only a short drive from the highway yet far enough inland to avoid the bustle of the beach area, it’s perfect for business users and regular tourists alike.

Prices start at just under $400 a night.

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The Norman


Despite being located in a beautiful classic 1920’s building, the Norman hotel was only opened as recently as 2004. It quickly gained the coveted reputation of being the very first super-luxury boutique style hotel in Tel Aviv.

The extremely tasteful renovations of the building have been combined with every modern amenity that a quality hotel has to offer. From a rooftop infinity pool (that is photographed endlessly!) and two notable restaurants, the Norman has established itself as truly ideal boutique style hotel.

And expect to be spoiled: the Norman provides private bathrooms, 40-inch flat screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi. Connecting rooms are also available for larger parties and every room is individually furnished and decorated. A Japanese restaurant is on-site and the hotel is located within easy reach of beaches, the city area, and the airport. You’re not gonna regret staying here…

Prices start at around $600 a night – the most expensive option on this list.

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The Poli House


Custom designed by the architect Karim Rashid, the trendy and futuristic Poli House boutique hotel provides a stunning respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. A zany blend of bright colors and complementing Zebra prints create an effect that is both modern and sophisticated.

One of the most stunning features of the Poli House is its rooftop pool and bar that provides guests with a 360-degree view of the city. One of the few venues to provide a complimentary mini bar, the Poli House should be high up on every discerning visitor’s list.

From free bicycle hire and Wi-Fi to spa services and a rooftop terrace, the Poli House offers everything visitors need for a comfortable and relaxing stay in Tel Aviv. The 40 room hotel is close to beaches, a one minute walk from the legendary Carmel market, and a business center is also available.

Prices start from around $200 a night.

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Shenkin Hotel

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The Shenkin Hotel is also only a few minutes walk from the beach and adjacent to the famous Carmel Market, as well as offering some superb modern accommodation and a choice of 4 in-house dining options. Air conditioning and free Wi-Fi come along with flat-screen satellite TV and a minibar. If the four restaurants aren’t enough to sate your hunger pangs there are also free drinks and cake on offer too.

The legendary Shenkin street (now mostly pedestrianized) is still at the center of the action in Tel Aviv, and guests are never very far away from a great day or night out. And when you’re all partied out, the facilities at this fabulous boutique hotel are reputed to include some of the comfiest beds available!

From single junior rooms and classic doubles to superior and king executives, the Shenkin Hotel offers a comprehensive selection of accommodation options. The staff are friendly and speak practically every language, while services are of the highest quality and include a concierge, 24-hour desk, and luggage storage. The Shenkin Hotel is ideal for families taking a holiday in Tel Aviv, visitors to Tel Aviv, and those needing a base while on business in the city.

Prices start from just over $150 a night – the cheapest option on this list.

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Brown TLV Urban

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Situated on the very edge of the esteemed White City area of Tel Aviv, the Brown TLV Urban hotel has established an outstanding reputation as one of the best boutique hotels in Tel Aviv. With 30 rooms, a bar/lounge garden area, and a spa, the Brown Urban is the perfect base from which to explore the vibrant happening streets of Tel Aviv.

The Brown TLV Urban boutique hotel has been styled with a 70’s theme in mind and this has been achieved to stunning effect. Visitors often remark on the hotel’s unique atmosphere and that may explain why so many guests keep coming back, year after year.

The hotel has established an enviable reputation for high levels of quality and service; from a 24-hour business center and laundry facilities to beach loungers and practically everything else you’ll ever need for an amazing stay in Tel Aviv, whether you’re here for business or pleasure.

Prices start from just under $200 a night.

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