The Scots Hotel

Location: Sea of Galilee | Israel

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

The elegant Scots Hotel has been designed in the former 19th century compound of a Scottish hospital. The hotel innovatively combines the past with the present in its design, with a tranquil atmosphere as its overlooks the calm waters of the Sea of Galilee.
Perfect forThose looking for a romantic, calming break in a beautifully tranquil and historical setting.
In the knowThe hotel has maintained its original structures from the 19th century, incorporated into the rooms and public areas.

Recommended for...

  • Landscapes & Scenery
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Food & Wine
  • Couples

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

The Scots Hotel is perfectly situated on the white-sandy beaches of the Sea of Galiee with picturesque views of the glistening Lake Kinneret.

Rooms at The Scots Hotel

Each of the rooms in the Antique Garden and Lake are bursting with character, featuring 19th century basalt rock walls, majestic high ceilings, and large bay windows. All rooms are equipped with modern furnishings, effortlessly combining the hotels unique history with modern comforts. A four-poster bed is the centrepiece to these cosy rooms, overlooking views of the tranquil waters just beyond the hotel.

A selection of Deluxe and Unique rooms are also available, featuring a modern design and furnishings, decorated with a certain Scottish influence and complete with more views of the scenic surrounding landscapes.

Food & Drink

Dine on the balcony in the Torrance Restaurant and enjoy a fusion of Israeli cuisine with Scottish influences. This restaurant offers a flavour-rich culinary experience crafted with local produce and herbs grown from the hotel’s very own gardens.

Embrace the ambience of the Saint Urban Wine Cellar & Bar and sample the best of Israeli wines handpicked to perfectly compliment dishes from the hotel’s renowned kitchen. Head to The Ceilidh Bar and spend your evening listening to lively musicians and singers and choose from a selection of over 80 types of whisky and a large variety of gin and spirits. 


Relax and rejuvenate at the spa and wellness resort and experience complete peace and tranquillity. Here you'll be truly pampered with their prestigious products, exclusively designed for the hotel and influenced by the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, which has a particularly exclusive, intimate atmosphere being enclosed by the Beach Garden.

Activities at The Scots Hotel

Take some time to admire the cultural artwork on display in the Art Gallery, featuring quality works from Jewish, Muslim and Christian artists, as well as three rotating exhibitions of Israeli artists.

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Hotel location

The Scots Hotel is a 1-hour drive from Haifa airport.

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