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The Magdala hotel is one the Holy Land's newest and most uniquely situated hotels in Israel. Found in the recently discovered first century town of Magdala, at the shores of the Sea of Galilee, guests can experience an ambience of serenity, extraordinary natural beauty, and ancient history.
Magdala, once a major first-century port on the Sea of Galilee, didn’t become a pilgrimage destination until recent archaeological discoveries put it back on the map. These include a complete... read more
This February (2020) was my third visit to Holy land and just this time I was able to visti Magdala. What a discovery! What a splendid place! The... read more
The most inspirational - and beautiful - day of a two-week trip. The Boat Chapel took my breath away. And Father Kelly! Father Kelly MADE our entire journey. An inspired... read more
The archeological park celebrating the ancient city of Magdala is fantastic! Very clear and easy to understand, and the new Boat Chapel and Encounter Chapel are very moving. I strongly... read more
In all of Israel, this is the one place I could not stop thinking about when we returned home to the US. That was is 2016. We have been back... read more
We spent two nights at the Magdala Hotel, very nice and clean, friendly service and good food. The adjoining ruins of the first century synagogue are awesome. I would recommend... read more
It was wonderful to visit Magdala and see the ruins! We stayed in the hotel which was lovely! Great service and food at the buffet. We visited the ancient grounds... read more
My wife and I stayed at theMagdala GuestHouse for four nights while on a pilgrimage with a Catholic group. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised that it is... read more
What an amazing place. If you are touring Israel, this is a must see. Father Kelly is a gracious host.
I'm a tour leader and great lover of Israel and one of the highlights of every trip I take there whether Leading a Tour or going alone on a personal... read more
Father Eamon Kelly was awesome. He was so kind and took our group into a private room and taught us. I really appreciated it.
As a tour guide I have been accompanying a wide range of tourists visiting Israel. Since I was introduced to the site of Magdala five years ago, it is... read more
Apart from the modern Chapels, the uniqueness of the site is the remains of its 1st century synagogue and, of course, its magnificent stone table. Only a handful of synagogues... read more
It is a place you can not miss on your visit to the Holy Land. Don't forget to give yourself some time in the chapel of the meeting. Unforgettable!... read more
I was there this morning. It is not only for archaeology lovers. Besides being historically significant, the site is also in a beautiful location. The new church and the four... read more
Visited the site because of all the great reviews. Can’t understand why this is such a highly rated site. The church and site were interesting but no more... read more