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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surrounded by one of the harshest desert-settings in the world is a place overflowing with organic flowers and food, and with happy, healthy people living in harmony with their neighbors and with the Earth. We stayed in a mud guest house, which was cozy and warm in December, and ate glorious, organic Israeli breakfasts in the Tea House. Definitely take...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Kibbutz Lotan for 2 nights over the winter holidays, and had a really great stay. To be honest, I'd worried quite a bit about it beforehand - the reviews here are mixed, the kibbutz staff was incredibly unresponsive over email (though calling them worked just fine), and the accommodation offered for a family of five is just...

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Florence, Italy
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The Kibbutz is quite confusing and people are not really friendly. Finding the reception was not easy and it was always closed. Anyway, the room was big and clean, with a little kitchen with all necessary. Food was great and tasty, mostly for vegetarian people like me, even if the quality-price ratio was not satisfying. What I loved about Lotan...

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Thank Benedetta F
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

If you ever do have a chance to stay in Lotan then take the possibility. I love love this place. The Hotel Rooms are ok and you also have a choice of staying in a mud igloo. But thats not the reason to come here. The desert is. And staying at an ekological center with Green garden/oasis is. The sounds...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were here last year and either the place has deteriorated or i just didnt notice a lot of things last time. Lets start with the positives: It is close to eilat and not too expensive. Also they have rooms for 5 or 6 (cramped) people which most hotels do not. we went with good friends and had fun sitting...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Mud Building was certainly not something the average Joe would do in Israel, but it was quite fun. It seemed a little poorly coordinated on the kibbutz's part though. The food afterwards was quite possible the best Israeli food I had on my entire trip.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I never knew that this kibbutz existed. I never knew there are Reform kibbutzim. But here we came, for a conference actually. Peace was in the air, and on every face I encountered. Everything was simple, and contracted from local material, with artistic spirit that reminded me of the seventies. The rooms are basic, which is why I refrained from...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Kibbutz Lotan is what they call a ecological Kibbutz. It is a cooperative Kibbutz situated in the Arava desert, about 30 minutes from Eilat resort city. I think it was started by some long haired hippies who wanted to get back to nature. They were very concerned about the environment, and recycling. This is actually the place where the environmental...

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Jerusalem District, Israel
Reviewed 10 December 2015

HI! Lotan is a special place- worth visiting! Learn about the environment and how to protect it...very educational and lots of fun for adults and kids. Beautiful and charming atmosphere....artsy tea room where breakfast is served...had a very informative and incredibly interesting tour with Ariel - offered free with your overnight stay. See the wonders that a small number of...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I arrived just after the heaviest storms they've had in years - over a year's usual (desert) rainfall in a day. Another indication of changing climate, perhaps? But here on Lotan, an 'Eco-kibbutz', they are trying to do something about it. So you'll be comfortable, but don't expect excessive luxury. I stayed in one of their adobe rooms, which was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Kibbutz Lotan

Address: DN Hevel Eilot, Eilat 88855, Israel
Region: Israel > Southern District > Eilat
Number of rooms: 24
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“All rooms are pretty much identical.”
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 of 5 bubbles yidonit, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“NOTE: we didn't stay at the kibbutz lodging, we only visited the ecology center”
 of 5 bubbles HelenS247, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“One minute's walk and you're surrounded by views, but ask for a room with a view, if they have one.”
 of 5 bubbles JonK922, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All I can tell you about is that Room 35 was wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles D8722PWstef, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are the same”
 of 5 bubbles 471avitale, 27 Sep 2014 | Read review
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