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Eilat and the Negev Hotels

Herods Palace

  • North Beach Map It
  • Luxurious Retreat

Pros

  • Widest, northernmost and quietest beach in Eilat
  • No cell phones in public areas
  • Largest hotel in Eilat

Cons

  • Public areas could use a refresh
  • Furniture worn in some rooms

Updated 05/20/2013

Fodor's Review

Herods—designed with the legendary king in mind—is all about over-the-top opulence and palatial, Vegas-style pizzazz. Part of the Fattal Hotels Group, it's really three hotels in one. The dramatic 12-story lobby, decorated with Italian wrought-iron chandeliers, carved marble planters, and mosaics graces the Palace, the main building. The Vitalis is a spa hotel with large public areas (no children allowed). The Forum is designed to host conventions, and includes the

largest ballroom in Eilat, with a seating capacity of 1,200. Touches of luxury are apparent everywhere, from the minaret towers that greet you outside to Romanesque domes, arches, bridges, and niches inside, all designed by well-known architect Yoav Igra (also one of the hotel's investors) to convey Israel's archaeological heritage. Rooms are spacious, with warm, dark-wood furniture and lush curtains. Unlike the Dan, where you can't see the sea from the pool, the Herods pool sits at the end of an avenue of palm trees—it looks as though it flows straight into the sea.

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Hotel Information

Address:

North Beach, Eilat, 88000, Israel

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Phone:

08-638–0000

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Palace: 296 rooms, 33 suites. Vitalis: 52 rooms, 4 suites. Forum: 104 rooms, 20 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 05/20/2013

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