ASCENT OF SAFED was founded in 1983. It has
been located since 1990 in a former hotel building in the picturesque
old city of Tsfat.
contains 31 rooms and 75 beds. Just in the last year or two there have been significant renovations
and additions to the above. Read about them and see photos
In the summer, breakfast is provided daily. During the rest of the year,
food is served only on Shabbat and during the special monthly seminars,
or catered by special arrangement.
During the summer, walking tours
of Tsfat, hikes in the Galilee,
and van tours of the Golan Heights are offered a few times a week, including
several for free. During the rest of the year, they take place during seminars
and by pre-arrangement for groups of six or more.
Before each Shabbat and major
Holiday, it is possible, by pre-arrangement, to be a guest for the festive
evening and morning meals with friendly, English-speaking local families.
The Third Meal is enjoyed together at Ascent by all the guests and members
of the Ascent staff. Please bring appropriate clothing for shuls and for
meals with families.
For individuals: please go to myascent.org to fill out
our reservation form
or call our office directly.
For further information and reservations, office hours are Sunday-Thursday:
9am-1:30pm, 4:30pm-9; Friday: 9am-4pm; Saturday: 7:00-9:00pm. Our toll
free number from within Israel is: 1-800 30-40-70 or 04 692-1364. [From outside of Israel, substitute
972 for the initial 0.]
All reservations require confirmation from our office in Safed. We will
respond, G-d willing, within 48 hours.
You can earn up to 20 shekels a day in rebates for weekday
[On Shabbat there are no rebates, but there is no extra charge for
all meal placements.]