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

Accommodation at the HI - Massada 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 Massada and Sdom marlstones.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

HI - Massada Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 12 Jun 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast info

Continental, Kosher

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
5 single beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • Is it quiet at night?
    Answered on 29 November 2019
  • Will a bus from Eilat take me to your hostel? And are there buses between your hostel and Ein Gedi? Thanks for your help!
    yes we are100m from the bus stop yes there is bus
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • what is the bus rout from Jerusalem to your hostel ? is there an Uber or taxi ?
    If you're coming from Jerusalem by bus, you can take either line 444 or 486 from the central station and head towards Masada. Remember to get off at t..
    Answered on 29 April 2023
  • Can you get there by public transport?, and how to get to the Dead sea from the hostel?
    Answered on 13 April 2022
  • is there van service from your hostel to and from Ein Gedi and to the Dead Sea area ?
    Answered on 13 April 2022
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Facilities of HI - Massada Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1
Most popular facilities
Outdoor swimming pool
Free parking
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
Media & Technology
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • Kids' pool
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

HI - Massada Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00


Until 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash HI - Massada Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Based on local tax laws, Israeli citizens must pay VAT. This tax is not automatically calculated in the total cost of the reservation.

Please note that on Saturdays and the final day of Jewish holidays, check-in is after 19:00.

Based on local tax laws, Israeli citizens must pay VAT. This tax is not automatically calculated in the total cost of the reservation and must be paid to the property.

בריכה is closed from Mon 31 Oct 2022 until Wed 05 Apr 2023

FAQs about HI - Massada Hostel

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at HI - Massada Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • HI - Massada Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Swimming Pool

  • HI - Massada Hostel is 7.5 miles from the centre of Ein Bokek.

  • Guests staying at HI - Massada Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Kosher

  • Check-in at HI - Massada Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.