New Tel Aviv hotel
by: Caroline Westbrook - Last updated: 2012-11-28
Alma Hotel Tel Aviv
Visitors to Tel Aviv now have the chance to stay in an exclusive new hotel courtesy of the team behind three of Israel's best-known restaurants.
The Alma Hotel and Lounge, situated in Tel Aviv's UNESCO White City, is housed in a building which dates back to 1925, and has been created by brother and sister Adi and Irit Strauss - who are also responsible for the eateries Herbert Samuel, Tapas 1 Ha'am and Yavne Montefiore.
Each of the 15 rooms - which consist of a mix of deluxe rooms and studio suites - boast an individual design which is a nod to the building's historic past, and blend antique furnishings with more modern fixtures.
And there are a host of luxurious amenities on offer, from Bulgari Bathroom products through to Nespresso coffee makers in each room. Visitors can even rent an iPad or choose what type of mattress they would like.
Other highlights of the hotel includeg gourmet restaurant The Alma Lounge and a 24-hour concierge which offers guests personal trainers, wine tasting, cooking lessons and more.