Budget-Friendly Stays

Youth Hostels

Dead Sea Youth Hostels

Israel’s official Youth Hostels are affiliated with the renowned Hosteling International (HI) association, thereby ensuring a certain standard of quality and service. Strategically situated near key tourist attractions nationwide, these youth hostels provide convenient access to Israel’s cultural and natural wonders. In the Dead Sea region, visitors will find two such hostels: One located at the foot of the iconic Masada National Park and another at the entrance to the picturesque Ein Gedi Nature Reserve. Opting to stay in these official Youth Hostels offers guests a unique advantage, allowing for an early start in exploring these captivating sites. With a consistent commitment to high-quality service at a budget-friendly price point, official Israeli Youth Hostels promise a memorable and affordable stay. Click on the “Reserve” button to discover more about each hostel and secure your accommodation through the Booking.com website.


Massada D.N. Yam Hamelah , Ein Bokek,
86935, Israel

Featuring an outdoor pool and air conditioning, HI – Massada Hostel lies at the foot of the Massada plateau on the eastern edge of the Judean Desert. It features rooms with attached bathroom and dormitories with free Wi-Fi.

Accommodations at the HI – Masada Hostel is air conditioned and is fitted with a kettle, cable TV and fridge. Rooms have functional furniture and tiled floors and the bathroom is complete with toiletries and a shower.

The Ein Gedi Spa and the beach are about a 15-minute drive from the property and are set on the shores of the Dead Sea. You can go for a walk along marked routes close to the desert streams. Alternatively, you can go for a panoramic moonlit tour around the Masada and Sdom marlstones.


M.P. Dead Sea 86980, Ein Gedi,
86980 , Israel

Set in the entrance of Ein Gedi’s National Park, HI – Ein Gedi Hostel offers modern rooms and dormitories. It is located 0.6 mi north of Ein Gedi Kibbutz.

WiFi is free throughout. Rooms at the HI – Ein Gedi come with a tea/coffee maker, and some feature a TV and a private balcony with sea views.

The Ein Gedi Botanical Gardens are 2.2 mi away, while the Ancient Synagogue is a 15-minute walk from the hostel. The Ein Gedi Spa is reachable by car in 6 minutes.


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