With its roomy studios (equipped with kitchenettes), and one- and two-bedroom suites, this contemporary tower is an excellent choice for families (it’s also right across the street from the beach). It offers standard doubles, as well, but we think it’s worth the relatively small extra charge to upgrade from the small street-facing double rooms in the older wing to the larger sea view deluxe rooms (ask to stay in the newer wing above the reception area). The optional breakfast, at $50 for two people, is overpriced—you’ll do better whipping something up in your kitchenette or heading to a neighboring restaurants. But the hotel’s policy of offering free Wi-Fi, free international calls to land lines, and complimentary use of bicycles are all terrific, money-saving perks. The hotel is equipped with a state-of-the-art fitness room and a small pool (usually open until 7:30pm). We give it two rather than three stars because housekeeping and service are not strong points.
Tel Aviv› Hotel
Park Plaza Orchid Tel Aviv
79 Ha-Yarkon St
Our Rating Neighborhood Ha-Yarkon Street Transportation Bus: 4 to Ben-Yehuda St.; ask driver for closest stop Phone 03/519-7111 Amenities Cafe, lobby bar, free loaner bikes, fitness room; Jacuzzi, free international calls at special phone center, outdoor pool, room service, spa, nonsmoking rooms, sauna, Wi-Fi (free) Units 180 units Web site Park Plaza Orchid Tel Aviv Other NIS 855–NIS 1197 standard doubleBook a Room Now