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Shirat Hayam Boutique Hotel

1 Hayarden Street Yigal Alon Promenade, Tiberias 1420001 Israel
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Shirat hayam, a boutique hotel, is located in front of lake kinnert and opposite the breathtaking view of the Golan Heights This rare building has been totally renovated using basaltic stones with many arched windows typical of the ottoman style. It was built in 1850 and was enlarged in 1925. The hotel was one of the first hotels in Tiberias and was originally called "Haifa" just like other hotels that were named after cities at that time. In 1946, after the very popular Egyptian singer and actress Umm Kulthum also know as "the star of East" stayed at the hotel they change the hotel's former name to the star of the east as a token of admiration. After the establishment of the State of Israel, the famous painter, Shimshon Holzman, who was a resident of the hotel, set up a big gallery for visitors. Many artists visited, stayed and painted here. Among them were Nachum Guttman, Reuven Rubin and many more including Holzman. One of the most well known paintings of the hotel was created by Nachum Guttman and is called "The Promenade of Tiberias". The hotel since then has been refurbished keeping the uniqueness of its rooms, suites and balconies, enabling the guests to enjoy the feeling of history in every corner at Shirat Hayam boutique hotel. The hotel has kept its characteristic beauty, creating harmonious combination between ancient and modern, giving a feeling of tranquility at its best. Located in front of the Sea of Galilee, the historic building style with the decorative tiles enforces that feeling. The hotel is situated on the Igal Alon Promenade of Tiberias right in the heart of the open-air museum for sculptures where works of art the best artists are displayed. Illana Gur's for example. It is becoming a center of art. What is there in the hotel? There are 11 magnificently decorated suites with a view of the Sea of Galilee. The Presidential suite, Balconies and De Lux suites were especially designed and furnished to emphasize the uniqueness of the place and yet are furnished all modern connivances. All the rooms are equipped with LCD screens and Cable TV. Each of the Presidential Suite and the Balconies Suite has a private balcony facing the lake where the changing colors of the scenery can be seen according to the time of day and season. Most rooms contain Jacuzzi. The Holzman Balcony is located on the rooftop of the hotel and is suitable for sunbathing or relaxation. Gatherings of guests, lectures and professional meetings can be organized with advance notice (Up to 80people), private dinners or other intimate occasions can be held there, too. The hotel offers a dairy breakfast to both guests and visitors outside the hotel. It also offers a spa for treatment and relaxation. Special spa-deals including a day-room are available. The guests are welcome to relax, enjoy their stay and their stay and then leave with a smile and a desire to return.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Most central location, adjacent to the promenade overlooking Kinneret, the Sea of Galilee. we got a superb suite at first floor with a balcony to the lake. Good Israeli breakfast. Centeal bus station, restaurants, shops, some ancient ruins of Old Tiberias, a shore and all...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

We stayed a night on the spur of the moment and it was wonderful! We had their best room with the spa and sea view on the ground floor. The service was excellent and the breakfast was wonderful! We would definitely stay again!

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay when you don't really want to be part of a large group and yet would like to see the area's historical sites at your own pace. B&B arrangements work well as there are a variety of cafes on the waterfront. The...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Although the room was a little small, the hospitality more than made up for it. Helpful courteous staff, fresh fruit in room on arrival with beach towels and vouchers to Bora Bora beach. Breakfast served fresh to the table and reasonably priced drinks at reception

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I along with my brother and sister-in-law enjoyed our two night stay at this charming hotel in Tiberius, Israel. This is an old inn, much like a B&B, that has been renovated beautifully. Most rooms have exposed stone walls with modern bathrooms...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Hello, Yes you need the 3;round prong Israel style plug adapter, Thank you
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Dear sir, Thank you for choosing staying at our hotel we are looking forward to see you... About your quastion - on October it will be "winter clock" and saturday - shabbat will end early (in around 17.30), and right then... More
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"Room with sea view"
Jul. 30, 2018
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"Ask for the rooms that face out to the lake."
Dec. 21, 2017
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"Ask for a room with a balcony and view of the Sea of Galilee."
Oct. 4, 2017
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"Choose a room with a balcony and not on the ground floor so that you can open a window if you dislike..."
Sep. 24, 2016
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US$135 - US$212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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