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Krivine's Guest House

15 Neve Tzin Negev, Sde Boker 8499300 Israel
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#4 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Sde Boker
Welcome to Krivine’s Guest House - a large, solidly built family house in an architecturally outstanding residential quarter in Sde Boker campus. Our village is surrounded by amazing sceneries allowing travelers to explore the beautiful and friendly Negev desert, Ramon Crater ('Maktesh') by hiking, biking or guided tours. Our rooms are comfortable and easy on the eye. We have a large shaded garden where you can eat your meals outdoors during the summer. In our guest house you'll find Antique furnishings, English décor, a warm and personal atmosphere and large airy rooms. In addition we offer:- Fully equipped self-catering kitchenettes- Private en-suite rooms - for couples and families (additional beds can be added to the room)- In the tradition of the european BandB, a hearty breakfast (Israeli or vegan on request) is included in our price. Breakfast is our time to make sure you will make the most out of your stay in the desert. - French and English speaking hosts- Safe and free parking- A quiet and sedate neighborhood- Children-friendly, playground adjacent- Free Wireless internet connection- Recommended by Lonely Planet On top of the rooms listed online, we can have additional guests for existing rooms. We charge 100 shekel for each additional person (price includes breakfast). 28 km from the nearest town, Ben Gurion Campus is smack in the middle of spectacular desert scenery, overlooking the Zin National Park. It is home to about 450 families, mainly academics employed in the village, and also has a residential post-grad student population from more than 50 countries. There is a supermarket, restaurant and post office, and a large un-crowded swimming pool (guests must pay) from June to October.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Street parking
Special diet menus
Game room
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Seating area
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Hebrew
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crosby372 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Shanghai, China87 contributions58 helpful votes
My friend and I had such a wonderful stay at Krivine. We found the guesthouse through Marion's *fantastic* blog, visitingnegev.com. The blog was a huge help in planning our trip. We arrived at Krivine late and John picked us up at the bus. It was freezing outside but the room was bright and warm. The bed was extremely comfortable: a mattress not too firm nor too soft, nice linens and blankets. Great water pressure and plenty of hot water in the shower. Well-stocked kitchen with everything we needed. We had dinner at the pub (less than 5 minutes' walk). The pizza was mediocre but the salads were delicious. The next morning we had such a lovely and delicious breakfast with John (try every one of his homemade jams!). It was great chatting with him and Marion. John gave me excellent hiking recommendations and directions how to get to Ein Avdat National Park. The hospitality here is simply superb: before I went out for my hike, John told me if I couldn't back to call him. I did, and he was there in less than 10 minutes, saving me a 7km walk back. No one was checking in, so we were able to keep our room until our late afternoon bus. John kindly drove us to the bus and also told us how to hitchhike, and we were successful in getting a lift. Staying at Krivine was SO much better than staying at a hotel, and John and Marion are absolutely wonderful hosts. Highly recommend for Sde Boker/Midreshet Ben Gurion.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Michelle M wrote a review Jan. 2020
Saint Louis, Missouri6 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed in three different places in Israel and by far this was my favorite. from its eclectic vibe to its location and the hosts were amazing, the Israeli breakfast was great! we enjoyed chatting with the other guests around the breakfast table. when you walk outside there is an amazing view and the air was so clean I wanted to stay forever.
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Date of stay: December 2019
T M wrote a review Jan. 2019
Tombouctou Region, Mali19 contributions7 helpful votes
We had wonderful stay at Marion and John's guest house.The rooms are very comfortable and breakfast is tasty with a local touch. We went hiking and got to stop by a lovely beduin tent where we had an unforgettable meeting with its owner. Of course make sure to pay a visit to Paula and David Ben Gurion's graves and their desert hut!
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
yidndn wrote a review Oct. 2018
75 contributions24 helpful votes
John and his wife have a lovely guest house. It has different rooms with different comfort levels depending on your budget and the number of people that need accomodations. Breakfast is lovely, generous and really pleasant. We had the good fortune of John sitting with us. He absolutely delightful and full of information of the whole area.
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Date of stay: September 2018
Jennifer J wrote a review May 2018
North Carolina37 contributions28 helpful votes
John and Marion are truly spectacular hosts, and we had a delightful stay with them! Beautifully appointed rooms, lovely garden area, spectacular neighborhood/setting, delicious food, and excellent company. Thank you so much John and Marion!
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
USD 127 - USD 173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IsraelSouthern DistrictRamat NegevSde Boker
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Frequently Asked Questions about Krivine's Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Krivine's Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Avdat National Park (6.9 km), Ben Gurion Tomb (3.2 km), and Zin River (2.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Krivine's Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Krivine's Guest House?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Krivine's Guest House?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Krivine's Guest House?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Krivine's Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Juma's, Knaaniya, and Glandaria.
Are pets allowed at Krivine's Guest House?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Krivine's Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Hebrew.