Welcoming letter from the owner

Welcoming letter from the owner
We have missed you! Have you…??
The Sea of Galilee Hotel on the shores of the Galilee is re-opening on 11/03/21, with the Corona in our rearview mirror and facing an almost full sea of galilee!
In order to completely adapt your expectations from your stay at the hotel, we thought on catching you up on some unique and important info about the hotel and the upcoming stay options, please read closely before you make a reservation. 
General important info
  1. The hotel was first opened in 2019 on the North-West cost of the Galilee, near by Kibbutz Ginosar, this year, we were blessed with a beautiful filled up lake, along with our amazing views and indulging pool.
  2. The main hospitality experience of our guests leans on our unique location and our view, that includes, breathtaking sunrise, a good book with fine wine on our Shanti porch, Yoga exercise, quite music, a state-of-the-art gym, full stocked up Bar and a strong connection to nature.
  3. The hotel is NOT an "Adult only" hotel and we welcome children (1 in parents' room or 2 in a separate room (no connecting doors). However, we do not offer any activities for children.
  4. In order to allow our guests a quite stay, we do not permit visitors or guests visitors at the hotel
  5. According to the health dept. staying at the hotel is only allowed for a Green-Mark owner (vaccinated or healed) from the age of 16, children under the age of 16 need to present a negative Covid-19 test 48 hours before the stay (from the age of one year old)
Meals and food info
  1. The hotel does NOT have a Kosher certificate.
  2. Breakfast – an Israeli buffet is included in our room rates, the manner of serving it will depend on hotel occupancy (buffet or served personally to the table).
  3. -209 restaurant – the restaurant will be active with a new spring Manu, on weekends only (Thursday – Saturday), between 12:00 – 20:00 (last entrance)
  4. Fine Dining – at the driving distance from the hotel (around the lake area), a lot of good quality restaurants can be found, such as the "Magdalena", "1910", "Tibi's" and "Aleta", to name a few.
  5. Please note, it is prohibited to enter the hotel with coolers filled with food products, moreover, it is not possible to have picnics or BBQ on hotel grounds or beach area.
Accommodations, view and reservations
  1. Our rooms are NOT family rooms, and are best suited for a couple with no children. However, in some of our rooms we have a pull-out sofa that opens up into a low bed. Please also note, all the beds at the hotel are 2 twins we can connect by request into a double bed (please mention it in your booking)
  2. All the rooms at the hotel are NON-SMOKING rooms
  3. In all our rooms we have a balcony with a view. We have chosen to categories the rooms into 3 categories, by view (full room info is found under "accommodations"). Please read and select carefully before reserving.
  4. Check – In during the week starts at 15:00 (on Saturday's check-in starts at 18:00), Check-out is until 11:00 (on Saturdays it is until 16:00)
Swimming info (Lake or Pool)
  1. The Beach by the hotel is NOT a public beach, therefore, there is no lifeguard services and swimming is only permitted at the swimmers own countability. 
  2. The Pool is spacious and delightful but it is only 1 Meter deep, therefore jumping into it is prohibited.
  3. We encourage independent sport activities such as Kayak and SUP but it is forbidden to arrive to the hotel or beach with a motor boat or jet-ski, furthermore, we also forbid pick-ups from the beach, for safety reasons as well as do not harm the tranquility of our other guests. 
  4. Visitors of our guests are not allowed in the hotel grounds, lawn and beach.
Children and Babies
Are most welcome, please note you cannot book online a room for a family of a couple + 2 children, for rates and reservation please contact our reservation dept.
Our rates for 3rd person in the room is the same for either an adult or child but please note, that the 3rd bed in the room is a single pull-out sofa.
Babies under the age of 2 are required to an additional supplement of 100NIS per night, for a crib and insurance. Please let us know in advance if you are arriving with a baby.
Covid – 19 INFO
The hotel management is and will do it's best to act by the health dept guidelines and strongly recommend our guests to do the same, however, we would like to clarify for you that the hotel staff are not an enforcement organization but a hosting one and therefore cannot guarantee that the guidelines will be followed at all times by all the guests.
Therefore, those who are still a bit unsure about staying at a hotel during these times we strongly recommend to postpone the booking to another time.
If you are still unsure, please do not hesitate but to connect our duty manager at the time.
 Cancelation terms
  1. When booking more than one room, you are required to give full and accurate names of the guests.
  2. We are extremely strict regarding our bookings and we expect only the person who made the bookings, therefore, if you are booking for another individual, please contact the reservations dept as soon as you make the booking to give us full information about who is staying. 
  3. Reservations (up to 2 rooms), Mid-week (Sunday-Thursday) can be cancelled with no extra charge up to 48 hours before arrival, on week-ends, holidays and during the summer (July & Aug), cancellation with no extra charge is possible until 4 days before arrival.
  4. If a booking is cancelled not according to the conditions above, cancelation fee in the amount of 1 night stay will be charged, the higher cost.
We wish you a wonderful stay,
Avihu Tal CEO and the hotel staff