Good news is coming from the Palestinian Authority. While Israeli hoteliers are offering expensive prices, Palestinian luxury hotels have undergone a revolution. Guests are being praised the service on review on Hotels Combined , a websites based on wisdom of the crowd, according to a study. HotelsCombined measured reliable information only from people who were staying at the hotel.
One of the leading hotels, Movenpick, is a 5-star hospitality in Ramallah. Movenpick win almost perfect marking of 9.6 on various indicators such as the level of cleanliness, quality of service, range of facilities and services, meals and other arrangements. The 170 room hotel is located in the tourist area of one of the most vibrant cities in the West Bank.
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Hotel “Palestine Plaza”, is a 100 elegantly furnished rooms and a luxury restaurant in town, is also 5-star hospitality, received a 9.0 rating. The hotel is located in floors 15-20 of the tallest building in the Palestinian Authority. The hotel’s website states that the rooms are overlook an unforgettable view of the western suburbs of Ramallah, and the Mediterranean sea is visible on a clear day.
Bethlehem hotel “Jacir Intercontinental”, a 5-star hospitality gets a rating of 8.9. The original design of the building is based on a typical Palestinian architecture and includes the Arab household characteristics. 250 hotel rooms, guests access to tennis courts, a heated pool, spa and on-site nightclub. The swimming pool decorated with Middle Eastern in appearance of local stone, natural vegetation and adapted to different types of visitors with bathing areas for families and children or a romantic holiday.
According to Eyal Segal, CEO of HotelsCombined Israel, the revolution occurring in PA hotels is attracting tourists coming from Israel for several days to Ramallah or Bethlehem. Good reviews from hotel critics are not easy to obtain, as can be seen by a comparison with the marks given to five-star hotels in Eilat and Tel Aviv, which in many cases are in the 7-8 range. Tourism in the PA has been turned around, with international hosting standards being offered.
How much does a PA vacation cost? The luxury hotels are asking NIS 440-1, 180 a night. As noted by Segal, however, hotels there are also facing stiff competition from hosting apartments offering an overnight in Ramallah or Jericho for only NIS 70.
luxury hotels prices ranging from 440 to 1, 180 shekels a night, but also for them there is tough competition in front of apartment hotels offering accommodation for the price of NIS 70 per night in Ramallah or Jericho.