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“The best place in Israel for a winter vacation.” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Dan Eilat
Ranked #11 of 63 Hotels in Eilat
Certificate of Excellence
Rechovot, Israel
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The best place in Israel for a winter vacation.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

We are Dan-club members and stayed three nights at the hotel in January . We arrived by plane and used the hotel's free shuttle service from the airport. Upon arrival a most polite and courteous clerk at the reception desk welcomed us. My husband mentioned it was my birthday and we were immediately upgraded to a very spacious and beautiful executive room on the 11th floor with the most beautiful view of the sea.
The room as well as the bathroom and the balcony were spotless, clean and extremely well maintained.
Shortly after we had settled in a chambermaid came to ask if we needed anything, extra towels, toileteries etc...
In the evening there is also a turn-down service and every evening a nice little surprise, choclates, nuts and raisins, a box with stationary awaited us.
The hotel has a very pleasand Middle Eastern Restaurant "Shipudei Habustan" which offers a choice of barbecued skewered meats, freshly prepared salads, pita and humus at very reasonable prices and the service too was pleasand and good.
The beds are very comfortable but the pillows were unfortunately very uncomfortable. Maintenance sent us 4 different pillows but alas... but then we are probably too fussy about our pillows.
Breakfast at the hotel is everything you can dream of. I reccommend, if possible, a table near the patio where you get a beautiful view of the palm trees and the sea. There is a great choice of everything and the variety!!! Just name the coffee you like and you get it, the same goes for eggs, fruit, salads, bread, cheeses, cooked vegetables, pastries ad cakes. And everything is so tasty.
All in all it was a superb vacation with the best service we could have imagined. We highly reccommend this hotel

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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank PSZ2014
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DanHotelsIsrael, Public Relations Manager at Dan Eilat, responded to this review, 11 February 2014
Dear PSZ2014,
Thank you for sharing your kind words and happy thoughts following your stay with us; it is always gratifying to hear from contented guests.
Throughout the hotel, every effort is made to create special touches that enhance the guest experience; we're delighted to hear that all the team managed to provide that special essence for you. Thank you for your kind commendations, we will be sure to share with the team as a whole as it is comments such as these that make the hard work all worthwhile.
Looking forward to the next opportunity to welcome you,
Best regards,
Limor Aharoni
Public Relations Manager
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42 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2014

Not having been to Eilat for quite a few years and never having stayed at the Dan I was curious to see what it was like. We arrived around 7pm to find nobody around to take our bags from the taxi. The security guard gave us a hand and after check in they found someone to bring the bags up to our room. We found the room to be more than satisfactory, a good size with everything you could need. The bathroom was nice with a separate compartment for the toilet. The shower was over the bath but powerful enough for a good shower. The only issue was you had to position the curtain very carefully so that the water did not go onto the floor which did happen a couple of times. Only one sink but spacious bathroom with complimentary toiletries. The balcony was very pleasant with a small table and 2 chairs and we sat on the balcony at the end of the day to get the last rays of sun. The first morning we went to breakfast which was amazing! I have had Israeli breakfasts but this surpassed them all. Everything and anything you could imagine even fresh pizza and ice cream! The breakfast is also served till mid day which is great for a lie in. We had dinner in the hotel one night which was a buffet and again the food quality was excellent. We had a fantastic massage in the spa one afternoon which was very reasonable in price. The concierge was very helpful, booking restaurants for us every night and recommended a great place for us and our friends for New Year's Eve. The pool area is busy with children but we found a quiet spot by the smaller pool. I would recommend the hotel and would stay there again, especially as the price we paid was much more reasonable than another 5 star hotel we usually stay when in Eilat.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank waxyLondon
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DanHotelsIsrael, Public Relations Manager at Dan Eilat, responded to this review, 10 February 2014
Dear waxyLondon,

I'm glad to hear that you had such an enjoyable time with us. The food we have the opportunity to serve our guests here is a pride and joy for us, and our head chef, Ofir Kedem, goes to all lengths to prepare the most sumptious of meals for our guests. Our entire kitchen staff works around the clock to ensure that everything is delicious and made fresh, and I will be more than happy to pass on your kind words and compliments to the chef and his entire team.

Thank you for the kind words, and I'm happy that we were able to make your first time in years in Eilat enjoyable, and your first time at the Dan Eilat a memorable experience. Looking forward to seeing you again on your next stay in this part of the world!

Limor Aharoni
Public Relations Manager
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2014

Great hotel. Probably the best in Eilat. Service, food, cleanliness and any thing else you are looking for in a hotel, are excellent. Customer center, taking personal care for any call and act fast. They verify that any issue was solved to your complete satisfaction.

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank tlgur
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DanHotelsIsrael, Public Relations Manager at Dan Eilat, responded to this review, 10 February 2014
Dear tlgur,

Thank you for leaving your thoughts here for us and the rest of the TripAdvisor community. It's great to hear that you had such a great time with us! We make every effort to see to our customers' needs, and do our utmost to make sure they have a relaxing and enjoyable vacation.
Since you loved it so much, do make sure to join our e-dan club for discounts and great deals throughout the chain.
Thank you once more, and I look forward to seeing you again soon!

best regards,
Limor Aharoni
Public Relations Manager
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Kfar Saba, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

this is the most amazing hotel in Eilat. great location, great service an a very good++ food.
Everything was great the service the hotel, all.
i recomend looking for discount deals.

the launch of the hotel is with great view and the best service and meels through out the day

Room Tip: Ask for terace room, a liitle more expensive but gives you a free entrance for the launch wich is ve...
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Nehamasever
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DanHotelsIsrael, Public Relations Manager at Dan Eilat, responded to this review, 6 February 2014
Dear Nehamasever,

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us and the rest of the TripAdvisor community. The team go to great lengths to ensure the well-being and relaxed atmosphere that our guests enjoy, and I'm happy that you were able to appreciate and recommend. I'll be happy to pass on your warm comments to the head of our service department, Gil Ron, as well as our head Chef, Ofir Kedem. Thank you once more, and I hope to see you again on your next stay in Eilat.

Limor Aharoni
Public Relations Manager
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Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

We stayed for 4 nights in the Dan Eilat. It was not at all what we expected, when you know a Dan hotel which is a five star hotel group....... This was certainly not worth the go.
The location is very good, but the hotel is outdated and not properly kept. No slippers wardrobe and no mini bar. No free wifi! This is a shame! We went to the customer service, but the lady was not really helpful.... A five stars approach was not hers.......we were "enoying" we got the impression. ONE very positive thing is the food in the restaurant which is really good. The head of that service, mr. Benninghouse is a man who knows how to rule this business. Excellent host en wel kept and last but not least; very good food! If the whole hotel was ruled by this man........ it would be a five stars once more!

Room Tip: take at least a de luxe room or a suite.... may be you get more what you want then
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank theresa r
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DanHotelsIsrael, Public Relations Manager at Dan Eilat, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear theresa r,
Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us; all feedback is invaluable in our bid to develop the very best services for our guests.
We are delighted to announce our initial stages of refurbishments have begun and looking forward to offering our guests an enhanced product.
Moreover, while Dan Hotels are industry leaders in terms of complimentary wifi, offering zones in all our hotels, the management are always listening to guests needs; we will be sure your comments are heard. Our loyal e-dan members currently enjoy an hour of free wifi in their room every day, so perhaps this could be an option for the time being.
At check in, we request a credit card as guarantee for any incidentals, just like is procedure in hotels worldwide; upon presentation of card, we're happy to supply our guests with all amenities that could make their stay more comfortable such as slippers or robes and mini bar packages.
We're happy to hear the Mt Benninghouse took good care of your needs in the food and beverage department and in general you enjoyed the food faire; we'll be sure to pass on your compliments to the chef and the team.
It would be great to have another opportunity to welcome you back for a more complete impression and we invite you to be in touch so we may be of assistance.
With best regards for the time being,
Limor Aharoni
Public Relations Manager
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Arad, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2014

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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank svetlana g
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DanHotelsIsrael, Public Relations Manager at Dan Eilat, responded to this review, 6 February 2014
Dear svetlana g,

Thank you for leaving your thoughts with us. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to see you again soon among our guests!

Limor Aharoni
Public Relations Manager
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
114 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

The Dan is a highly regarded hotel and came highly recommended to me. I am delighted that it did not disappoint. Location is perfect on the North Beach promenade. The service is excellent and rooms spacious and very comfortable. The food it simply outstanding and perhaps the best I have had in Israel.

I was luck enough to have lounge access. Stunning lounge overlooking the sea with terrific service, facilities and quality food.

Room Tip: Room with sea and pool view on high floor. I would definitely recommend lounge access as service is...
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Lancellot
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DanHotelsIsrael, Public Relations Manager at Dan Eilat, responded to this review, 27 January 2014
Dear Lancellot,

Here at the Dan Eilat we pride ourselves on our high levels of service and our dedication to excellence. Every day we try to impress these principles among all of our staff members, and I'm glad to hear that we were able to satisfy you. Our Head Chef, Ofir Kedem, makes every effort to please guests with various culinary delights, while our Business Lounge Manager, Natan Rubin, assures an air of quiet and peace in our King David Business Lounge where all of our guests' needs are met in moments. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us and the rest of the TripAdvisor community, and I hope to see you here soon once more.

Limor Aharoni
Public Relations Manager
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Additional Information about Dan Eilat

Property: Dan Eilat
Address: North Beach, Eilat 88101, Israel
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Region: Israel > Southern District > Eilat
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Eilat
#4 Romantic Hotel in Eilat
#5 Family Hotel in Eilat
#11 Luxury Hotel in Eilat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Dan Eilat 5*
Number of rooms: 374
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The magnificent Dan Eilat is a self-contained vacation paradise. Located on Eilat's striking Red Sea beachfront, the Dan hotel offers everything one needs for the perfect vacation. Imaginative architecture, luxurious decor, warm blue pools and cascading waterfalls, excellent cuisine and the highest standards of service; all combine to help guests indulge and enjoy. ... more   less 
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