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The Prima Music Hotel, Eilat, Israel | A Customer Review Of A Great Hotel
The Prima Music Hotel, Eilat, Israel
Where Is Prima Music Hotel?
Located in Eilat, Israel, the Prima Music Hotel sits hidden between the mountains that borders Egypt, Israel, and Jordan. It's in close proximity to the popular Underwater Observatory, and has a spectacular view of the Red Sea and surrounding beaches. The surroundings mountains around the Prima Music Hotel sets the stage for very cool temperature in an otherwise warm desert climate.
Prima Music Hotel stays true to its name. As one approaches the main entrance of the hotel, you are greeted with the sounds of music. The music continues in the hotel lobby and hallways with continuous rendition of classic hits from the 60's, 70's, and 80's. The selection of music played ranges from the music of great artists and legends like Bob Marley, Mile Davis, Tom Jones, Louis Armstrong, Phil Collins, Sting, Cat Stephens, Santana, Cyndi Lauper and Eric Claiton to name a few.
The halls of the Prima Music Hotel are decorated in colorful hues and wall frames with pictures of many music artists and album covers. The combination of the music and the colors in the hotel surroundings invites you to a place where music and color brings a soothing feeling, giving hotel guests a very memorable musical vacation.
Room Quality At The Prima Music Hotel
Same as most standard hotels. The look and feel of the room will rank the same as any Comfort Suites or Holiday Inn Hotels. The rooms have all of the main amenities, such as,
- Flat Screen Television
- Double Full/Queen Size Beds
- Safe with lock to secure important documents and jewelries
- Extra sheets, pillows and blankets are tucked away in each closet
Each room has its own coffee bar for those who are coffee lovers. There's also a variety of herb tea, regular Lipton tea, and green tea for those tea lovers. So you don't have to order room service, just run some water into the electric kettle for tea time, or use the coffee brewer, and you're ready to have a great cup of tea, or coffee, your way.
As with most hotels, laundry and dry-cleaning are done at a price separate from room package. There are no pressing-irons in the rooms, something that I noticed with a lot of the hotels in Israel. So, if you plan to iron, bring a mini pressing iron along, with a voltage converter, or be prepared to pay close to $10 or more for each outfit that's ironed or dry-cleaned through the hotel's service.
And, by the way, there is free Wi-Fi for easy Internet access both in the rooms and also at the hotel lobby.
Breakfast And Dinner At The Prima Music Hotel
There is plenty of food choices available either at breakfast or dinner. The food are great, delicious and diverse, with more than enough healthy options to choose from. Vegetables, fruits and bread makes up the dishes in Israel, so you'll always have plenty of those.
The Prima Music Hotel has a very spacious dining area that is also clean, colorful, and relaxing. The dining area opens for breakfast as early as six in the mornings, and is open for about 3 hours. Diner is served beginning at 6p.m. to about 9:15 p.m. Both breakfast and diner follows the buffet style dinning, and there's so many menu options, including beef, chicken, and fish combo. There's plenty of food for everyone, including children, and a never ending servings of vegetables, fruits, and nuts for those who are vegetarians or on a diet.
For those who would like to have fresh squeezed juice with their breakfast, there is a juice extractor machine that sits next to the coffee and tea machine. All you need is a couple of citrus fruit, and an empty cup. Push the fruits through, and you'll be sipping freshly squeezed juice in no time.
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Indoor Recreation Activities At The Prima Music Hotel, Eilat
Hit The Gym - The Prima Music Hotel is also equipped with an indoor gym for those who would like to exercise or participate in a fitness regimen. So, whether you are into weight lifting, or just using the thread-mill, there's something for you to enjoy.
Listen To Oldies Music - If exercising is not your thing, you can elect to have a relaxing day in the hotel Retro Club Lounge where you can listen to a variety of great oldies music.
Visit The Sports Court & Game Room - There are different game options for you here. Whether it's basketball you like, or ping pong. You are sure to have a great time in the game room.
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Outdoor Recreation Activities & Attractions Near The Prima Music Hotel, Eilat
Go Swimming In The Hotel Pool - Just outside in the hotel's courtyard sits an Olympic sized pool surrounded by Lucius green grass. Here you can take a dive while enjoying the prime view of the Red Sea.. And, if you're anything like me, a non-swimmer, you can enjoy your day just sun-tanning at the pool-side on plush, bed-like duvets placed around the pool.
Go Swimming In The Red Sea - The Prima Music Hotel is just a stone throw from the Red Sea and the surrounding beaches. Hotel guests are always welcome to visit or go swimming at the beach or at the hotel's pool for a relaxing afternoon or after meal.
Take Scuba Diving Lessons - There are places on the beach that gives scuba diving lessons. Be sure to register ahead. Walk-Ins are accepted too, but you may need to wait, and pay more. It's always good to plan ahead and reserve a spot in advance through the hotel or on your own.
Visit The Underwater Observatory -You can go visit the nearby underwater observatory for a good look at life under the Red Sea. The Dolphin Reef is another recreation place you can visit. Here, you'll get to see the reef's bottle-nosed dolphins in their natural habitats.
Go Shopping In Beautiful Eilat - And if that's not your style, you can always go shopping in the shopping complex that's just a 5 minutes drive away from the hotel. The Prima Hotel offers a shuttle bus service from the hotel to the shopping centers in town. Arrangement could be made at the hotel lobby.
Hotel guests can also go biking (I believe bike could be rented at the hotel, so ask at the reception desk in the lobby), or go hiking on the nearby mountains. Just be careful not to wander across the border to Egypt or Jordan as you might not find your way back.
The Prima Music Hotel Is Music To The Ears!
The Prima Music Hotel is definitely a place to consider staying if you ever find yourself on that neck of the wood in Israel. It's a beautiful friendly hotel in a beautiful place, Eilat, Israel. Plus, with a great view of the Red Sea and the mountains that borders Israel with Egypt and Jordan, and the endless supply of good oldies music, what's not to like!
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Author: Comfort Babatola - ©March 2013