Tel Aviv Journals

Tel Aviv--My Hometown

An October 2005 trip to Tel Aviv by chaim26

Quote: Tel Aviv is my hometown, and I'd love to show it to you!

Dan Tel Aviv


The Dan Tel Aviv is one of the leading hotels of the world. It is known by its brightly colored facade and location along the beach. The hotel isn't that unique or luxurious (like some Jerusalem hotels), but it is worth a visit.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 16, 2005

Dan Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv, Israel

This is the only Hilton is Israel, and it is also the most expensive accommodation in Tel Aviv. It was designed with business travellers in mind, but it is great for a family, too. Some say the staff is a bit rude, but I disagree totally.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 16, 2005

Hilton Tel Aviv
Independence Park
Tel Aviv, Israel 63405

The Carlton Tel Aviv

Hotel | "Carlton"

The Carlton is Tel Aviv's "boutique" hotel. It feels quainter than others. It has nice accommodations and caters to guests' needs very well. The staff brings milk and cookies to you each night, and the pool and gym on the roof are great features.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 16, 2005

The Carlton Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv, Israel 63573

The White City


UNESCO has designated part of Tel Aviv--the White City--as a World Heritage Site. The buildings in it were built in the Bauhaus style in the early 1900s. The style praises asymmetry, plainness, and geometric figures.

Today, many of the buildings have turned grey with the years. But there are still some that recall the old Tel Aviv. Just take a walk down Bialek or Rothschild streets. You'll certainly find a few!

The city offers guided tours as well. For more information, see