11 Kosher Hotels In Tiberias, Israel - Updated 2024

Malavika
Malavika 
Contributing Writer
Updated
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The Prussian blue of the Sea of Galilee hugs the coastline of the sun-baked Tiberias, an ancient-modern city which is also one of Judaism’s four holy cities. Thus, kosher (food and preparation under Jewish law) hotels are an important part of the fabric of Tiberias. Kosher hotels typically follow kosher dietary laws under the Tiberias Rabbinate and some even have synagogues on site. However, there are other hotels to stay that also provide Torah scrolls as well as special meals during Sabbath and other Jewish holidays. If you’re yearning to experience a real taste of the Jewish culture in an accommodation but don’t know where to stay in Tiberias yet, we’ve got you covered. For great stays, check out these best kosher hotels in Tiberias.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to synagogues and Kosher food. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 25, 2024.

1. U Boutique Kinneret by the Sea of ​​Galilee

Boasting a private sandy beach, U Boutique Kinneret rivals the 5-star hotels in Tiberias, Israel. The views of the sea from its premises are remarkable. When taking a break from the salty waters, the seasonal outdoor pool will be a great alternative for a refreshing dip. A day of swimming and pursuing some of the best things to do in Tiberias can be taxing so make sure to fuel your day with breakfast at the in-house restaurant, which serves kosher, American, and buffet-style early meals.

As for the rooms, you’ll spot staple items such as flat-screen TVs and free WiFi while some offer the comforts of a separate seating area. The spa and wellness centre are also great spots for relaxation at this property.

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U Boutique Kinneret by the Sea of Galilee This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

8.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 17 Gdud Barak Street
3.08 km (2.0 mi) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

2. Sofia Hotel Sea Of Galilee

The contemporary Sofia Hotel enjoys a spot that puts you within the 1-kilometre (0.62-mile) radius of some hotspots such as the Tomb of Maimonides, The Scots Church, and the Archeological Gardens. It offers free private parking for those who will be arriving by car.

But for delicious breakfast and dinner, you don’t have to venture far as the property features a restaurant. Breakfast choices are available in continental or kosher servings. After a filling meal, make a splash at the seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Depending on your chosen accommodation, you’ll take pleasure in sweeping city skyline views. Seating areas, cable TVs, and plush beds are standard items appointed in each room.

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Sofia Hotel Sea Of Galilee

7.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: הפלמ"ח 12
3.05 km (1.9 mi) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Garden

3. Leonardo Plaza Hotel (from USD 181)

Stay in the lovely and luxurious Leonardo Plaza Hotel Tiberias right on promenade itself, with stunning views of the Sea of Galilee. The hotel, which follows strict kosher dietary laws (kashrut) throughout, features spacious A/C rooms with a minibar and cable TV, with some of them even having balconies with views of the sea. Apart from the luxurious rooms, the seaside hotel also houses a wellness centre with a hot tub, sauna, and massages, a pool, a gym and a spa, as well as a playground and mini-club for kids. What’s more, the Old City of Tiberias is a 10-minute walk from the hotel, and the shopping centre is nearby as well.

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Leonardo Plaza Hotel Tiberias This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

8.0 User Rating Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 1 Habanim Street
2.33 km (1.5 mi) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

4. Kinar Galilee

For staunch Jews looking for kosher hotels in Tiberias, look no further than the beautiful, respectful Kinar Galilee, which is kosher not only in terms of its food but also its thought and atmosphere. The hotel not only uses only Kashrut Le'Mehadrin (strict food laws) food items but also cooks them in creative ways to present delicious gourmet food. The hotel also has an authentic Jewish atmosphere, providing its guests with access to prayer books, Torah scrolls, and more in a large library as well as to the hand-washing stations of Eruv, arranging for Mikveh (Jewish ritual immersion) and Minyan (Jewish public worship), as well as ‘reversal of meals’ on Jewish holidays like Sabbath. What’s more, the hotel lies on the eastern shores of the Sea of Galilee, offering modern services such as ensuite A/C rooms, gym, pool, and beach access, hot tub, sauna, basketball and tennis courts, and even a synagogue.

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Kinar Galilee

8.3 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Sea of Galilee
13.69 km (8.6 mi) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre Garden

5. Prima Galil Tiberias Hotel (from USD 108)

For those looking for a homey hotel in Galilee, especially in central Tiberias, the Prima Galil Tiberias Hotel is perfect. Located right on the main Al Hadif Street, the hotel is kosher under the Tiberias Rabbinate, offering fantastic, panoramic views of the city as well as the Sea of Galilee. It is also a great base for exploring many of Galilee’s sights and attractions like its beaches.

The hotel has spacious, luxurious ensuite rooms with free Wi-Fi and even a swimming pool and a nice sun deck perfect for lounging around after a long day of exploring Tiberias.

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Prima Galil Tiberias Hotel

8.6 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 1 El Hadif Street
3.59 km (2.3 mi) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace

6. Royal Plaza Hotel (from USD 121)

Located hardly 3 km (1.9 miles) from the Old City and 200 m (656 feet) from the beaches at the Sea of Galilee is the luxurious Royal Plaza Hotel, complete with an outdoor pool and a bar, as well as hot tub and sauna which are open to guests during summer months. Each of the spacious rooms at the Royal Plaza Hotel is ensuite and feature LCD TVs, a kettle, and a fridge, along with stunning, sweeping views of the swimming pool at the hotel or the Sea of Galilee. Apart from Asian and Mediterranean dishes served in the hotel’s dining room and restaurant, well-prepared Kosher meals are also available. What’s more, the hotel also has a synagogue on the premises.

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Royal Plaza Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Ganei Menorah Blvd
306 meters (0.2 ft) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms

7. Golan Hotel (from USD 170)

If you are looking for a wonderful, authentic Israeli spread for breakfast as well as international kosher cuisine for lunch and dinner, staying at the Golan Hotel will be ideal for you. Located in the historic Old City centre of Tiberias, Golan hotel features luxurious rooms with great views over the lake as well as Mount Hermon. The hotel also features a wellness centre with a sauna, gym, massage facilities, a swimming pool, and even a special kids swimming pool. What’s more, the hotel even has a hot tub which guests can access for free.

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Golan Hotel

7.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 61 Echad Ha'am Street
4.12 km (2.6 mi) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

8. Hotel & Museum Dona Gracia (from USD 122)

How would you like to stay in a kosher hotel in Tiberias that is also a museum? Welcome to the Casa Dona Gracia, a story hotel and living museum which will transport you right back to the 16th century with its period-style interiors. This kosher-certified hotel serves kosher meals and even has a synagogue on the premises. Hotel Dona Gracia features ensuite A/C rooms with an internet station, phone, cable TV, and even a radio! Breakfasts are in true, traditional Israeli style. The hotel is conveniently located in the city centre of Tiberias and is just a short walk from the beautiful seashore of the Sea of Galilee.

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Hotel & Museum Dona Gracia

Address: Haprahim 3 Street
2.74 km (1.7 mi) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

9. Club Hotel Tiberias (from USD 118)

If you fancy a little seclusion during your stay in Tiberias in a kosher hotel, then head straight to the exclusive Club Hotel Tiberias on the Ahad Ha'Am St, located almost at the northern end of Tiberias. Club Hotel lies on a gorgeous hillside overlooking the beautiful blue Sea of Galilee and is a mere five-minute drive from the city centre of Tiberias and just seven minutes away from Old City. Revel in the luxury of the A/C ensuite rooms at the Club Hotel, complete with a safe, kettle, seating area, free Wi-Fi and TV. What’s more, the Club Hotel offers kosher meals and has kosher options for breakfast as well.

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Club Hotel Tiberias - Suites Hotel

7.7 User Rating Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Ahad Haam 19
4.68 km (3.0 mi) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

10. Rimonim Mineral Hotel Tiberias

Stay right on the shores of the Sea of Galilee at the kosher boutique lakeside hotel of Rimonim Galei Kinneret, which is not close to just the Hamat Tiberias archaeological site but also close to Jama al-Bahr Mosque and the Church & Monastery of the Apostles. The A/C rooms at the Rimonim flat-screen TVs, terraces or balconies, and a minibar. For those who are looking for it, this luxurious hotel provides kosher food for all mealtimes. Apart from that, the hotel also features free Wi-Fi everywhere, a fitness centre, a hot tub, a sauna, a hot spring bath, and even access to a private beach for guests to unwind after a busy day.

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Rimonim Mineral Hotel Tiberias

7.03 User Rating

Address: HaMarchatzaot Road, P.O.Box 22 , Lakeside, Tiberias, Israel
162 meters (0.2 ft) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

11. Vila Europa 1917 (from USD 205)

For an authentic taste of old-time Tiberias, head to the iconic kosher hotel of Vila Europa 1917, housed in a historic building built in the year 1917 having preserved and retained all authentic European elements. This lovely hotel features ensuite A/C rooms with seating areas, flat-screen TVs, coffee machine and electric kettle, minibar, desk, and a safe. The hotel even features a beautiful sun terrace and outdoor pool with a sun terrace, while the stunning shores of the Sea of galilee are hardly 200 m (656 feet) away. What’s more, the hotel features a kosher restaurant too.

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Europa 1917

8.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: HaPalmach St. 3
2.95 km (1.9 mi) from Hamat Tiberias National Park

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry

Tranquil Tiberias

If you’re of the Jewish faith, then there is no dearth of appropriate accommodations in Tiberias, Israel. The hotel options come in an excellent range. For those who do not have a preference but are looking for a unique travel experience, do stay at one of these modern, kosher hotels in Tiberias.

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Malavika, a freelance writer and coffee enthusiast, is well-versed in Kopfkino. Her interests include engaging discussions on New Zealand, the domino theory, dystopian fiction, and Harry Potter.

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