Who says traveling to one of the most popular cities in the world needs to be expensive? Tel Aviv ranked first as the world’s most expensive city in 2021 by the Worldwide eCost of Living report from the Economist Intelligence Unit, making it a daunting task for those traveling to the city. Visit and enjoy this historic city on a budget without sacrificing comfort and amenities with WOM Allenby and WOM BEACH by Brown Hotels.
These next-generation capsule hotels bring a new concept to Israel. As the first set of hotels to introduce pod hotels to the country, WOM Allenby and WOM BEACH create a new offering to challenge the city’s pricier hotels.
WOM Allenby, the first property to open in the new brand of capsule hotels, includes 48 modern pod rooms, with both single- and double-occupancy arrangements. WOM BEACH, Brown Hotels’ second outpost of its pod-style hotel line, lies across from the beach in the Neve Tzedek neighborhood. This hotel offers 220 rooms with both pod-style accommodations and private guestroom and bathroom options.
WOM Allenby costs approximately $59 per night and WOM BEACH comes in at less than $65 per night. These sleek, modern and energetic properties provide the perfect, affordable getaway. Outside of these hotels, Tel Aviv boasts many low-cost or free activities and experiences. Explore the White City with a free Bauhaus architecture tour led by the municipality every Saturday morning.
Beach lovers can stroll the white sandy beaches of Tel Aviv on the Tayelet boardwalk. Spend the afternoon at Ha’Malabia in Florentine to enjoy Israel’s signature dessert, malabi, while playing board games provided to customers for free. Head to the historic Tachana Train Station, filled with trendy boutiques and restaurants. At Carmel and Levinsky Markets, visitors can sample local produce, enjoy street food and buy souvenirs.
Bar hop along Dizengoff Street during its various happy house between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., or venture through Jaffa Old City, the oldest recorded city in the world, to walk through museums, artist studios and historic sites.
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