The 9 Best Hotels in Eilat, Israel

Many of Eilat’s best hotels are grouped in the city’s marina
Many of Eilat’s best hotels are grouped in the city’s marina | Courtesy of Herods Hotel & Spa Eilat / Expedia
With guaranteed sun, unique coral reefs, dramatic desert surroundings and busy nightlife, this Red Sea resort town draws in visitors throughout the year. These are Culture Trip’s pick of the best hotels in Eilat, Israel.

Royal Beach Eilat

Royal Beach Eilat, Israel.
A Las Vegas-style show accompanies dinner at the Royal Beach Eilat | Courtesy of Royal Beach Eilat /

The five-star Royal Beach Eilat is a grand, family-friendly resort with three separate pools, its own private beach and an excellent spa offering more than 70 treatments. Guests can enjoy a nightly Las Vegas-style show and dinner at a range of restaurants, including the Ranch House for steaks or Italian food at La Cuccina.

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Dan Eilat Hotel

Chain Hotel
Dan Eilat Hotel, Israel.
Part of a popular chain, the Dan Eilat Hotel provides the perfect beachfront location | Courtesy of Dan Eilat Hotel /

Luxury chain Dan Hotels provides accommodation options all over Israel. The Dan Eilat Red Sea Hotel enjoys an ideal position on the shores of the sea. While there are many restaurants, bars and attractions nearby, there’s plenty to enjoy in this family-friendly hotel, from swimming pools and water slides to a kids’ club and even a disco.

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Soleil Boutique Hotel Eilat

Boutique Hotel
Soleil Boutique Hotel Eilat, Israel.
The Soleil Boutique Hotel Eilat offers great value in an expensive city | Courtesy of Soleil Boutique Hotel Eilat /

If you’re looking for something right next to Eilat’s airport, consider the Soleil Boutique Hotel. The design is quirky, featuring fun colourful floors, funky light fixtures and even a glittery exterior. Enjoy the afternoon at the swimming pool or spa, or take a short stroll to the nearby beach. Entertainment options at the hotel include wine-tasting activities and various cultural events. It’s a great-value option for this often expensive resort city.

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Queen of Sheba Eilat

Chain Hotel
Queen of Sheba, Eilat, Israel.
The Queen of Sheba Eilat is a hotel on a biblical scale | Courtesy of Queen of Sheba Eilat /

The Queen of Sheba was inspired by its namesake’s biblical palace, and contains suitably lavish statues, fountains and mosaics. Rooms offer views over the Red Sea, the mountains or the lagoon, and there are all the facilities you would expect from a hotel of its size and reputation, including the Sheba Spa, an on-site shopping mall, four restaurants and an executive lounge.

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Herods Hotel & Spa Eilat

Spa Hotel
Herods Hotel & Spa Eilat, Israel.
The Herods Hotel & Spa Eilat has three buildings with their own historical theme | Courtesy of Herods Vitalis Spa Hotel Eilat / Expedia

Herods Hotel & Spa Eilat is jam-packed with family-friendly facilities, as well as two pools, five restaurants and a quality spa. Split into three hotels with historical themes, the different buildings cater to families, conferences and those in need of a wellness break. Enjoy the spacious rooms overlooking the Red Sea, and spend the day at the nearby attractions, such as the beach or the shopping centre.

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Isrotel Agamim

Chain Hotel
Isrotel Agamim Eilat, Israel.
Recently renovated, Isrotel Agamim Eilat's design scheme is cool white and blue | Courtesy of Isrotel Agamim Eilat / Expedia

The recently renovated Isrotel Agamim stands out for its interior design, not just in the public areas, but also in its smart blue and white rooms. The hotel is equipped with a lagoon-like pool area, a restaurant, a gym, a spa and a bar that offers New York vibes with great music and an exclusive drinks menu.

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Orchid Reef Hotel

Chain Hotel
Orchid Reef Hotel, Eilat, Israel.
Love being on or under the sea? The Orchid Reef Hotel is the place for you | Courtesy of Orchid Reef Hotel /

Set in an ideal location right on the beach near Eilat’s Coral Beach Nature Reserve, the Orchid Reef Hotel is the perfect choice for fans of snorkelling, scuba diving and water sports. It has more of a boutique feel, with stylish rooms in muted colour schemes. The hotel’s facilities include a pool, a restaurant, a gym and direct access to the beach.

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U Magic Palace Eilat Hotel

Chain Hotel
U Magic Palace Hotel, Eilat, Israel.
The U Magic Palace Hotel sits on Eilat’s marina | Courtesy of U Magic Palace Hotel /

At the U Magic Palace Hotel, on the Eilat Marina, there are two enormous pools – one for children and one for adults – and an excellent spa that offers a variety of treatment rooms, a jacuzzi, a gym and wet and dry saunas. There’s always plenty going on, including live shows, night swimming and kids’ club activities. Unlike many other hotels, U Magic Palace serves breakfast every day until noon.

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Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel

Chain Hotel
Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel, Israel.
The city’s main attractions are on the doorstep of the Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel | Courtesy of Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel / Expedia

Overlooking the Eilat Marina, Dan Panorama offers easy access to many of the city’s tourist activities. Besides its gorgeous pools, spa, private beach and kids’ club, the hotel also has a seafront promenade with plenty of shops, restaurants and bars. A typical Israeli breakfast buffet is served each morning in the Dolphin dining room.

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These recommendations were updated on April 29, 2019 to keep your travel plans fresh.