Hostel in Safed, Israel

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Get to know Safed (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 Safed. To help you make friends with Safed before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Safed (also called Tzfat) is a city located in the north of Israel near the Sea of Galilee or Kinneret. It is often considered the spiritual and art capital of Israel and Judaism. It is a biblically significant city, with large ties to the Kabbalah, yoga, art, and meditation. No trip to Safed is complete without a stroll down the lane way that makes up the Artists Colony in the Old City. This lane way is a fascinating tour of Jewish culture turned into unique paintings, jewelry, sculptures, and glass. Make sure to dress appropriately, as Tzfat is located in the mountains and often is extremely hot in the summer and snowy in the winter.

Getting to and from Safed is very easy. Since Israel has a world-class coach bus system and is a rather small country, you can easily get to Safed by coach bus (except on Shabbat) and therefore do not need a car. The main bus station is located just on the outskirts of downtown and the Old City and therefore is within a short walk or taxi ride.

The hostels in Safed are scattered throughout the city. Some are located downtown, some in the Old City, and some in the hills overlooking the city. Therefore there are plenty of Safed hostels and the traveler can choose which they want. Safed, however, is relatively small and you are always within a short walk, cab, or public bus ride to any amenity you need. Safed is a must-do for any traveler that is interested in art, spirituality, or Judaism.

Written by local enthusiast for Safed hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Safed hostels Fro

FAQ about Safed Hostels

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

A hostel in Safed costs on average $46 for a dorm. A hostel in Safed with private rooms costs on average $134.
There is exactly 1 Hostel in Safed, Israel. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Safed Inn is the best rated hostel for partying in Safed.

It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

Your Packing List for Safed

Your Packing List for Safed

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Safed and Israel.

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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Safed 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 Safed, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$46 Average dorm price
$134 Average private room price
$46 Cheapest hostel in Safed
Safed Inn is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Safed
Safed Inn is the best rated
9.2 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

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Rosh Pinna (4 Km / 3 mi.)
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Inbar (9 Km / 6 mi.)
Moran (11 Km / 7 mi.)

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