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M.P. Dead Sea, Dead Sea, Israel

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89%

Rating
291 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 98%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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100%

I was happy to be welcomed for Shabbat on my Friday stay. Thank you.

  • 24th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


94%

The Youth Hostel is really nice. The location is very good, you are directly at the beginning of the snake path to masada. The price seems to be relatively high, but the rooms and bathrooms are very good and clean. Also, the breakfast is a highlight! Remember: It's a youth hostel. So, if you want to drink alcohol, you have to take it with you. You can't buy beer in the hostel and there are not supermarkets close to the hostel - it's in the desert!


86%

The public areas can be more clean, the individual rooms and dorms were good and clean. The breakfast was amazing!!

  • 26th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Very similar to Ein Gedi hostel, it's a modern place and very clean. The location at the foot of Masada makes it very convenient for the early morning hike up to see the sunrise but other than that it is overpriced, even for Israel. But I guess there are no other options so it was worth it for just 1 night but if you're a budget traveler it's not ideal.


100%

We really enjoyed our time there and appreciated the cleanliness and efficient space.

  • 23rd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Greece
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

My only request is that in the future you could somehow inform guests not part of large middle school field trips that such trips are coming and will be blasting music late into the night. That way we could perhaps make more informed decisions regarding stay, even if we still chose to book with you. Other than that, the perfect hostel especially if you're looking to climb Masada for the sunrise.


77%

well located. friendly staff. sad interiors. room-atmosphere of an hospital

  • 5th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

Massada is in a fantastic location right at the foot of Massada and only a 1min walk to the Visitor Centre. Facilities were very clean and rooms spacious, breakfast was very good. However I would say that this hostel lacks a bit of the social atmosphere of others I have stayed at and staff were not the friendliest. Can't be beaten for location/proximity to Massada though especially if you are doing the sunrise walk up the Snake Path.


86%

Even though we are a couple, we were assigned a room oposite the basket ball court and lots of late night noise. We also wanted a view and our view of the Dead Sea was blocked by the other building and the view of the mountains by a concrete wall. Plus we had almost the longest walk possible from the lobby. The breakfasts were good. But dinner was terrible and costly. There's an expensive shop to buy something to eat, but nothing else unless you have a car and can drive 30 min each way.

  • 15th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)




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