Gilgal


Boutique hotel in Tel Aviv near the beach
Hotel Gilgal, located in the heart of Tel Aviv, on a Quiet street, only two minutes’ walk from the beach, is a unique and modern boutique hotel with a relaxing and intimate atmosphere. This 3 star superior boutique hotel, places the utmost priority on providing a personal and warm service to every guest along with modern accommodations and high standard of comfort. 

Gilgal Breakfast experience
Enjoy a rich Israeli breakfast in "Shiloh", our glass walled rooftop dining hall overlooking the beautiful views of Tel Aviv. The perfect way to start your morning in style. Guests can enjoy dining out in the open air on the wrap around porch or up on the roof terrace which is open throughout the day. 

"So the name of that place is called Gilgal to this day."
Hotel Gilgal has a character all its own that is different from other hotels in Tel Aviv. It was built in 2008 with a biblical theme rooted in the history of our people and the land of Israel. The name Gilgal is derived from the Bible, in the Book of Joshua Chapter 5 verse 9: "Then the LORD said to Joshua, "Today I have rolled away the reproach of Egypt from you." So the name of that place is called Gilgal to this day.”

Art in Gilgal
Original works of art inspired by Bible stories decorate the hotel, contributing to the special atmosphere that accompanies the guest at the hotel throughout their stay. The biblical library in the lobby and the "food for thought -inspirational quotes” that are posted in Hotel Gilgal will make for a relaxing oasis for your soul as well.
 
Hotel rooms and halls
Each of the rooms is named after a historical site in Israel. The site’s picture decorates the room and welcomes you into a journey in Israel.The hotel has 50 comfortable, modern and clean, air-conditioned rooms. 10 are economy rooms, 30 are superior rooms and 10 are deluxe rooms. All rooms are non-smoking rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV, free internet connection, Tea/coffee station, mini-fridge, safe and a hairdryer. The conference hall "Gates of Heaven" is located on the bottom floor, decorated with Biblical Art and equipped with lighting and sound systems. Hotel Gilgal’s conference hall, rooftop seminar room and conference room makes Gilgal an ideal location for conferences and special events.
 
Central location
Hotel Gilgal is the perfect sanctuary for the leisure or business traveler. Located near the beach, Sheinkin Street, Carmel Market, Dizengoff Center, shopping area, restaurants, coffee shops bars and theaters of Tel Aviv. It is about a twenty minutes’ walk on the beautiful promenade to the old city of Jaffa or the Tel Aviv Port. Hotel Gilgal aims to create a pleasant atmosphere while providing everything youneed for business, rest or play.
 
The staff at Gilgal
Our team is made up of local residents with diverse backgrounds,who are skilled and welcoming. Maintaining a kind work environment with harmony and good will among our employees is typical of Gilgal. The reception staff speaks 7 languages and is ready at any time to respond to every request or help solve any problem, big or small while providing a warm heartfelt service with personal attention for every guest. Our guests often speak of the pleasant environment and special service, which are our trademarks and make Gilgal a home away from home to many of our guest.
 
Organized trips
Hotel Gilgal offers organized day trips to sites such as Jerusalem, Bethlehem, the Dead Sea, Masada, Ein Gedi, the Golan Heights, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre and Petra. You can also arrange private tours to different areas in the country with personal tour guides who speak different languages ​​.

If you are looking for a boutique hotel in Tel Aviv - Come to hotel Gilgal, and enjoy a nice vacation in the center of Tel Aviv with all the attractions of the vibrant city, the history of the Old City of Jaffa and the beach promenade. 
 
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Amenities

Facts about Gilgal: 

  • - Smoke free environment
  • - 24-hour front desk service
  • - Check in: 15:00 hrs, Check out: 12:00 hrs
  • - Free WIFI access in all rooms and public areas
  • - Free Tea/Coffee in the lobby at all times.
  • - Sweet hour in the lobby every day at 16:00.
  • - Rooftop dining with a view to the sea
  • - Parking at a nearby lot - payment at the hotel 
  • - Boutique hotel in Tel Aviv
  • - Located only two minutes’ walk from the beach
  • - 30 minutes’ walk from Old Jaffa/ Tel Aviv port
  • - 20 km/12 mil from Ben Gurion Airport-160 NIS/35 min taxi ride.
  • - 60 km from Jerusalem
  • - Boutique library for guest use
  • - Daily housekeeping included in the room rate
  • - Air Conditioning in rooms and public areas
  • - Currency exchange
  • - Safe-deposit box in rooms
  • - Laundry facilities/laundry service/Dry cleaning
  • - Umbrella for use upon request
  • - Wheelchair accessible room
  • - Direct dial telephones with voice mail
  • - Flat Screen Satellite TV in rooms
  • - Elevator/lift
  • - Fifty rooms with private bathroom
  • - Each guest room named after a biblical place in Israel
  • - Conference halls /rooftop terrace suitable for events
  • - Biblical style kosher food with kosher products only
  • - Dairy breakfast every day of the week included in the room rate
  • - Non-Dairy dinner every Friday night
  • - Dinners during the week according to demand only
  • - Messianic congregation meetings Fridays at 7 pm floor -2
  • - Bible lessons Tuesdays at 7 pm floor -2

  • For your attention:
  • -Hotel Gilgal is a non-smoking.
  • -No kosher certificate, biblical style kosher food with kosher products only / no separation of dishes.
  • -Discounted parking at a nearby parking lot- payment at the hotel reception.

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History

The owner’s vision
Hotel Gilgal is owned by Yakov and Elisheva Damkani, who set out to establish a unique hotel in Tel Aviv. A Hotel with a family spirit and an atmosphere of love and peace, a hotel that will be a cosmopolitan crossroad for tourists and businessmen from around the world who could come and enjoy a peaceful vacation and rub shoulders as they relax, tour the land, pray or study. 

12 large stones Memorial
12 large stones are set at the entrance to Hotel Gilgal as a memorial of the 12 stones that were set near the Jordan River by Joshua in order to commemorate the events that took place at Gilgal, events that are part of the rich history of the people of Israel.
 
"So the name of that place is called Gilgal to this day.” 
The Hotel was built in 2008 and was named Gilgal, which means "Rolled away”, after the place mentioned in the bible, where the Jewish people miraculously crossed the Jordan river just before entering the promised land. The account is told in the book of Joshua 5:9: "Then the LORD said to Joshua, "Today I have rolled away the reproach of Egypt from you. So the name of that place is called Gilgal to this day.” The historic site, Gilgal, is located on the east side of Jericho.

Place of unity
Gilgal was where Joshua gathered and united the people before they embarked on their conquest of the Promised Land. Similarly, we strive to make Hotel Gilgal a place of unity for each one of our guests, before they go out to explore the beauty of Israel, learn about its history and culture and meet its people.
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Location

Hotel Gilgal is located in the heart of Tel Aviv, on a quiet street only a short walk from the beach. Centrally located it is close to shopping centers, restaurants, popular bars and charming neighborhoods.
 
Transportation to the Hotel:

From the Airport: Airport taxi or train to Savidor/Arlozorov train station. Ben Gurion Airport to Hotel distance: 20 km \ 16 miles, taxi costs about 170 NIS.
From the Savidor Train Station: taxi or bus line 10
From the Central Bus Station (near Arlozorov train station): taxi or bus line 204, 104, 4
Ben Yehuda peace train: bus line 63
 
*If taking bus ask bus driver to stop on Ben Yehuda Street at Allenby
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