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4 Ha'atad St, PO Box 34, Arad, Israel

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Situated near Arad’s artists’ quarter, this guest house provides an excellent point of departure for hiking in the desert

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Arad Hostel

Hostel Arad

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Arad hostel is situated in a green and rural location, but only a short walk from the central bus station.

There are 45 welcoming rooms, all with air conditioning, shower and bathroom, TV and coffee-making sets. The hostel has two halls with audio-visual equipment for study days, conventions, conferences and events. Free Wi-Fi is available. The spacious dining room seats 160, and there is a second dining room that seats 40. Additional meals (including packaged meals) can be ordered in advance. Food is Kosher.

Arad Hostel's location makes it a perfect base for hikers and lovers of desert scenery, who wish to tour the variety of exciting desert hiking trails, streams and wadis in the region. In addition, the hostel is located a 30-minute drive from the beautiful and serene Dead Sea.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Playground
  • TV room


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Conference Facilities
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 08:00 to 14:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 972-2-5945597

Fax. 972-8-9955-078

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • The Large Crater (5 to 10km)
  • Ancient Synagogues in Kdumin and Susia (5 to 10km)
  • The Carmel Ruins (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions



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Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (500m to 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (3 to 5km)
  • Mountainous Area (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (3 to 5km)
  • Nightlife (3 to 5km)
  • Restaurants (3 to 5km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Egged bus lines 386 and 388 from Be'er Sheva. 389 from Tel Aviv.
Parking available at the hostel.

Sustainability initiatives


  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Insulation and ventilation systems
  • Light/energy sensor control
  • Energy efficiency appliances


  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities
  • Educational programs


  • Composting
  • Local and seasonal food


  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps
  • Water savers in toilet
  • Water-wise garden

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