The First Hotel in Rishon Le’Tzion

Rephael House Hotel

A slice of boutique bliss in the heart of one of Israel’s most bustling cities…Raphael House Hotel invites you to find your excuse for an indulgent city escape. Centrally located on the popular Rothschild pedestrian mall, this haven of calm has managed to make history twice. Built by Baron Rothschild in 1890 this nostalgic building once housed several important authorities throughout its history, and now lovingly restored to its original glory, it the first hotel in Rishon Le’Tzion. Located near a variety of entertainment areas, attractions and hotspots, we welcome you with a glass of cava and a smile, as we escort you to your chosen Comfort Zone and explore the secrets of Raphael House Hotel’s charm.  Enjoy Raphael’s relaxed and pleasant home-away-from home-ambience, infused with classic authenticity, alongside courteous, high standard service for an unmatched vacation experience.


Where Luxury and History Meet

An impressive architectural building, established by Baron Rothschild in 1890, houses the Raphael House Hotel. During its many incarnations, it initially served as a residence for clerical workers, and during the early 1920s it was occupied by both the local council of Rishon Le’Tzion and the agricultural committee, later serving as the main offices of Rishon Le’Tzion Municipality until 2005. The building was the declared a historic landmark and restored to its former glory to blend perfectly with nearby houses from colonial times. Now it’s your turn to experience Raphael House Hotel’s urban hospitality…an experience you will not forget.

Deluxe Comfort Zone

In keeping with the hotel’s heritage, these rooms are a fusion of local and European influences and offer the ideal retreat from the bustle of the city for couples and corporate guests. Perks include a Nespresso coffee machine, premium tea infusions smart TV with Netflix connection, super plush King Koil mattress to make your stay extra comfy and more.

Classic Comfort Zone for Two

Escape your routine and enjoy a boutique and relaxed urban getaway in our Classic Comfort Zone, with views of the bustling Rothschild pedestrian mall, suitable for couples and corporate guests.

Superior Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone is the perfect choice for those seeking to upgrade their urban getaway. Suitable for couples and corporate guests


Rotchild Boulevard

The new Raphael House Hotel is located in Rishon Le’Tzion on the renovated Rothschild pedestrian mall in the east of the city, close to many historical buildings from the colonial era of the last century. There are numerous eateries, fine dining options, pubs, boutique shops, and attractions within walking distance or a short drive. A lively urban atmosphere awaits just around the corner of the hotel, where you can trade the peace and tranquility of ‘the hotel for the lively atmosphere of the street…and pop back to your haven of calm as you please.

Rishon’s First Hotel

Join us as we make history! We invite you to stay at Rafael House, the first hotel in Rishon Le’Tzion, a beautiful building restored to its utmost perfection by an artist. Ready to explore?

Urban Boutique Getaway

Raphael House Hotel is the perfect indulgent city escape. A haven of calm, designed to provide maximum comfort, combined with our courteous and friendly service, assures you an unforgettable stay

Ideal For Business Travelers

Raphael House offers a winning blend of business and pleasure with stylish rooms, a meeting room, a quiet lounge serving coffee, tea, and healthy treats, and free high-speed Wi-Fi.