Hostels in Haifa, Israel

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Get to know Haifa (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Haifa. To help you make friends with Haifa before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Haifa, a beautiful port city on the northern coast of Israel, is the third-largest city in the country. Haifa's the largest city in the north of Israel and a perfect introduction to this great region; it's also a great place to base yourself to explore Israel's north and surrounding towns such as Akko, which has a lovely walled old town and some nice beaches surrounding it.

It's a great city to visit; there's a wide variety of places to stay including dormitories, private rooms with and without bathrooms, plus larger upscale hotels. Haifa hostels have all the usual amenities, such as Wi-Fi access; some have kitchen facilities and they usually provide towels for free. Several Haifa hostels and other accommodation options are located in the German District, close to the main train station and surrounded by an excellent choice of cafes, restaurants, pubs, and nightlife. You can even stay on the grounds of a German convent! There are also other Haifa hostel options outside of the centre, they are but easily accessed by public transport with train stations within walking distance and cheap local buses operating routes to and from the town centre.

Haifa is home to a large Bahai population -- one of the highlights of a trip to Haifa is a visit to the beautiful Bahai Gardens running down the hillside of the city. The gardens offer spectacular views across the city and port area as well as being extremely pretty with intricate hedges and flower landscaping. Strolling through the German District is another highlight; you can pop into one of the many cafes or restaurants for some great local food and a drink too.

Written by local enthusiast for Haifa hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Haifa hostels michael cowgill

FAQ about Haifa Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Haifa. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Haifa. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Haifa costs on average $26 for a dorm. A hostel in Haifa with private rooms costs on average $97. shows all 7 Hostels in Haifa. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
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Al Yakhour Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Haifa.

It offers: Bar, Nightclub.

Your Packing List for Haifa

Your Packing List for Haifa

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Haifa Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Haifa, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
7 Total number of hostels
$26 Average dorm price
$97 Average private room price
$22 Cheapest hostel in Haifa
German Colony Guesthouse is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Haifa
Al Yakhour Hostel is the best rated
7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Beit Oren (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Akko (15 Km / 9 mi.)
Hilf Tabash (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Nahariya (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Nazareth (32 Km / 20 mi.)

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