Hostel in Tiberias, Israel

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

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Tiberias is the biggest town on the shores of the Sea of Galilee and a popular holiday destination among the Israelis and the foreigners alike. The town has a well-developed tourist infrastructure, with plenty of shops, eateries, and hostels for all budgets.

There are a few affordable hostels in Tiberias. As the town center is compact enough to be crisscrossed on foot, all the hostels can easily be reached by a five to fifteen minute walk from the Tiberias bus station. The streets to look out for are HaYarden with the Rabin Square attached to its left (head towards the beach once you leave the bus station) and HaGalil (turn right off the HaYarden at the crossroads opposite the Rabin Square).

Although at the first sight Tiberias might appear as yet another tacky mainstream resort, it is at the same time very special. Firstly, the town is almost 2000 years old and served as a resort in ancient Roman times. Secondly, Tiberias is just next door to numerous Christian and Jewish religious pilgrimage sites.

The town boasts a free public Music Beach (many other beaches on the coasts of Sea of Galilee are paid), a boardwalk, and a few historical sites. In the evenings you might catch a music and lights fountain show – check for details with the front desk at your hostel. You can also inquire about a free tourist train going around the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

Tiberias is an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding area. Once you’ve had enough of sunbathing and swimming in the holy lake - on the waters of which, according to the story, Jesus has walked in his earthly life – you may start making day trips to places like Nazareth, or go hiking around the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

To get around the area you may make use of the local buses, walk, or rent a bicycle. The total distance around the shores of the Sea of Galilee comes to about 50-60 kilometres and is easily covered by a day’s cycle or a 2-3 day hike.

Written by local enthusiast for Tiberias hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Tiberias hostels Agne Drumelyte

FAQ about Tiberias Hostels

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A hostel in Tiberias costs on average $27 for a dorm. A hostel in Tiberias with private rooms costs on average $105.
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Your Packing List for Tiberias

Your Packing List for Tiberias

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Tiberias 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 Tiberias, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$27 Average dorm price
$105 Average private room price
$27 Cheapest hostel in Tiberias
Tiberias Hostel is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Tiberias
Tiberias Hostel is the best rated
8.4 Average rating of all hostels

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