The Se­tai, Tel Aviv

World Travel Magazine - - Feature -

Ur­ban chic meets mod­ern lux­ury in Tel Aviv

• Over­look­ing the an­cient port of Jaffa and the Mediter­ranean coast, this chic ur­ban oa­sis of­fers 120 lux­u­ri­ous rooms and suites in a one-time Cru­sader fortress and prison dur­ing the Ot­toman pe­riod. Ar­chi­tec­tural her­itage, cul­ture and his­tory come alive here in this ex­tra­or­di­nary twenty-year restora­tion over­seen by the Is­rael An­tiq­ui­ties Author­ity in­volv­ing ar­chae­o­log­i­cal digs which un­earthed 12th-cen­tury arte­facts. To­day the Se­tai com­prises struc­tures from the Cru­sader pe­riod as well as new aux­il­iary wings de­signed to re­flect the an­cient ar­chi­tec­ture. the­se­tai­ho­tel.co.il

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