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YMCA Peniel-by-Galilee

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Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Arrived on Friday for one night , rooms are spacious,clean but very basic,there are stains on the ceiling from moisture,breakfast was very poor Tomatoes and cucumbers, 2 kinds of cheese ,a tuna salad butter and jam, cheap coffee, 2 kinds of eggs and bread,nice pool, many stairs from the parking lot to the rooms and from the rooms to the...

2Thank Gali C
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Arrived at the hotel for what turned out to be a most memorable stay. This hotel is charming and the rooms are spacious, clean and over-looking the beautiful Sea of Galilee. Check-in was efficient and quick. Staffs were most accommodating, helpful and very kind. The natural spring filled pool was fresh and relaxing; a real treat as was the tranquil...

1Thank Esxos12
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 June 2014

We had a fantastic experience in Suite 14, one of the best views of the Sea of Galilee from the balcony. Our suite was very spacious, clean and comfortable. We enjoyed a lovely breakfast in the morning and enjoyed our coffee overlooking the water. The hospitality was excellent and the servers were very accommodating. The pool was a real treat...

1Thank Habibti24
Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
Reviewed 4 May 2014

heaven on earth , magical place , i love it , clean rooms , excellent staff very helpful, excellent breakfast , great view , will always come back , thank yoy salah , ala' , ra'fat and njood ! wonderfully !

1Thank james w
Reviewed 22 April 2014

The place is charming, like a small hidden village almost a secret even to locals. Rooms are spacious but maintenance is extremely poor. It's was our 3rd visit and always amazing to see door handles falling apart, showers barely working , dripping air condition. The staff is really friendly & eager to help/fix/mend but their hands are full... Overall we...

1Thank IsraelEinat
Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 7 September 2013

I've been in the place for couple of days: was there with friends and we wanted to have a party in the place in the evening. the crew was amazing - did above and beyond to make our stay the best. even went in the middle of the night to the near by city to buy us some extras we...

Thank Omer I
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I recently stayed here for a night with 2 friends and we were blown away by the service. From the moment we walked in, Eddie took care of our every need. He was an incredible host and made sure that there was nothing lack in our trip. The rooms were exactly what we needed after a week of long travel...we...

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 30 July 2013

On my last visit to Israel I stayed at the YMCA Peniel and we are planing to return again for a third visit soon. Our Son Eli stayed there earlier this month with his wife and the Manager Salah made sure that they enjoy their first visit to the country. I just wanted to thank Salah and Eddie the manager...

2Thank Annie2007Memphis
Nazareth, Israel
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I have been coming with my family to YMCA Peniel by Galilee for 14 years. For my family this is a retreat and place we treat ourselves to on birthdays and special occasions. It has become part of our family traditions. There is no where else on lake Tiberias to parallel its views and unspoilt scenery. With the magnificent views...

1Thank M F
Reviewed 20 July 2013

We heard about this place from friends which stayed here before and recommended. We knew to expect hostel standard rooms. The rooms are rather basic but were clean and comfortable. Some have amazing view to the Galilee sea and private balconies. There are many nice corners in the garden with tables,shade and beautiful view!! We didn't know about the Gem...

2Thank omer h

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Additional Information about YMCA Peniel-by-Galilee

Address: P.O. Box 192, Tiberias 14101, Israel
Region: Israel > Northern District > Galilee > Tiberias
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Ymca Peniel-By-Galilee Hotel Tiberias
YMCA Peniel-By-Galilee Tiberias, Israel
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“Ask for a room with a balcony”
AnniSheffield, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Try elsewhere!”
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“Rooms away from road and facing the lake”
Anne22594, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“excellent room excellent air conditioner”
AvivD_13, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“ask for the suite with view on the lake (room 14 ?)”
jchaimk, 6 Dec 2014 | Read review
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