The Setai Tel Aviv

Making a 13th century prison into five-star hotel is the crazy project of the Setai Hotel.

A temple of luxury in a historic district: Yafo

A new Tel Avivian palace located in the historic district, Yafo, has just opened: The Setai, Tel Aviv.
For your enjoyment, we take you to discover this long-awaited hotel, combining design, luxury and comfort down to the smallest detail 😉

A dream location, overlooking Jaffa’s ancient port and the Mediterranean coastline, The Setai Tel Aviv combines modernity and authenticity.
Housed in a house protected as a historic monument from the 1800s, The Setai Tel Aviv is actually a former prison !!!!
No, no, you’re not dreaming !
120 luxurious rooms and suites, housed in a meticulously restored Ottoman-era building… 

There are also the ‘Kishle’s Lobby Bar’ decorated and with small British touches, for your appointments and your light lunches.
All cocktails were orchestrated by award winning mixologist Tal Gantz who created each cocktail to match in perfect harmony.

exceptional terraces


Infinity Pool which provide a view over the beautiful on Jaffa, the sea et Tel Aviv.


An oasis for relaxation:  sauna, hammam, spa and fitness

A 100% kosher restaurant with the sunny flavors of Mediterranean cuisine.


You will understand that in The Setai, nothing has been left to chance.
You will understand that the Setai Tel Aviv left nothing to chance.It takes you on a timeless journey next to the non stop city Tel Aviv.

Here we go…


For the anecdote,, originally constructed as a fortress during the Crusader period and used as a prison during the Ottoman
period, the site of The Setai Tel Aviv is drenched in history, culture and architectural heritage of the
ancient port city of Jaffa. The original building has been meticulously restored to its original grandeur a
lengthy preservation process spearheaded by the Israel Antiquities Authority, including extensive archeological digs
that unearthed artifacts dating all the way to the Crusader period (12th-century). A large archway is the crux of the
building and stands at its entrance, bearing the original seal of Abdul Hamid II, 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
The original “Kishle” has been restored or recreated to the highest standard of preservation, including woodwork
and ironwork on the facades of several of the rooms and windows of the property’s dining facilities. The front and
rear courtyards throughout The Setai Tel Aviv were restored by expert smiths of stone, iron, and woodwork.
Today The Setai Tel Aviv is comprised of its existing structures from the Crusader period, and two additional floors
along with as a new auxiliary wing designed to reflect the style of the historic structures. Signs of the building’s
fascinating antecedents can be found throughout the hotel, from the 12th century cobble work thru the Crusader
and Ottoman times up until today in modern Israel.

Infos & Details
The Setai Tel Aviv
22 David Raziel St. Tel Aviv-Jaffa 6802919, Israel

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