Nicole Haime

Beresheet Hotel

with Nicole Haime www.eatthecityny.com
  • Where:Israel

  • Why:To get away.

  • When:August 2013

  • Who:A buddy-o-mine.

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Highs & Lows

  • Although I am not the biggest fan of buffets, it is the hotel’s favored choice of food service for breakfast, lunch and dinner and I have to say, it was absolutely awesome.

  • Our room had its own private pool that was ideal for an after hours dip.

  • It seems that the famous desert animal, the Ibex, is a fan of the hotel also. You can find the harmless and amazing animals roaming all over the property.

  • The Ramon Crater.

  • The hotel’s design was extremely unique and the materials, colors, and shapes used made it seem like it was a natural part of the desert.

  • The closest town, Mitzpe Ramon, is not very exciting.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 45/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    A secluded luxury retreat.

  • Vibe

    Remote tranquility meets family getaway.

  • Location

    Located at the edge of the vast Ramon Crater in Israel’s Negev Desert.

  • Rooms

    111

  • Music

    Not that I heard!

  • Year Opened

    April 2011.

  • Designed By

    The family team Yehuda Feigin and sons Dov and Yoel were Beresheet’s architects and ARA Design did the interior design using local materials.

  • Pool/Gym

    Yes to both.

  • Restaurant

    There are two restaurants, one for meat and one for dairy, as is typical in Israel. The dinner and breakfast at the meat restaurant were unbelievable.

  • Bar

    Yes, there are two bars, one outdoors during the day and one open at night where you can listen to live music.

  • Wifi

    Yes but not free.

  • Children

    Absolutely.

  • Price

    Expensive for Israel.

The treatments were great.

Spend Time in the Hotel’s Spa

ramon crater

The treatments were great.

Beresheet Hotel

דרך בראשית 1, Mitzpe Ramon

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