Elkonin Tel Aviv formally opens in Tel Aviv’s Neve Tzedek neighborhood

An eclectic architecture-style property and the first-ever resort in Tel Aviv has been reimagined as a 44-room-and-suite boutique resort.

TEL AVIV – Might sixteenth marked the official opening of Elkonin Tel Aviv, a part of the distinguished MGallery Lodge Assortment, that includes 44 rooms-and-suites and housed in Tel Aviv’s first-ever resort, initially inbuilt 1913. Positioned within the charming Neve Tzedek neighborhood, the Elkonin Tel Aviv opens following a gentle launch in February 2023.

Restored with meticulous consideration to element by structure studio Bar Orian, and inside design studio ICONIQUE, Elkonin Tel Aviv additionally encompasses a glass-ensnared fashionable construction, which mixed with the unique edifice, displays the previous and current of Tel Aviv.

Historical past

The resort was initially constructed in iconic Eclectic structure and Artwork Deco-styles in 1913 by Malka and Menachem Elkonin with the mission of making a welcoming retreat for worldwide and native guests to Tel Aviv-Jaffa. The resort rapidly turned the gathering place for a few of the world’s most distinguished figures in artwork, literature, politics and royalty, together with Albert Einstein, King Abdullah of Jordan, and the primary prime minister of Israel, David Ben-Gurion.

Following the passing of Menachem Elkonin, the resort lay dormant for a number of years earlier than being acquired in 2004 by Franco-Israeli entrepreneur Dominique Romano, who was captivated by its wealthy heritage and got down to revive the boutique resort in avant-garde French fashion.

Structure & Design

Working alongside native structure agency Bar Orian, Romano restored the Twentieth-century property, preserving its unique architectural motifs whereas additionally including a glossy and fashionable site-specific glass tower that gives entry to the rooftop on the seventh-floor. The unique rooftop at Elkonin Tel Aviv is elevated with a swimming pool with striped-tile flooring and the Rooftop Bar, impressed by the Côte d’Azur, serving a specifically curated menu of cocktails and lightweight snacks and that includes sweeping vistas of the Tel Aviv cityscape and Mediterranean Sea.

The interiors have been designed by Adriana Schor of ICONIQUE studio, who created a timeless and complex European-style ambiance with custom-designed furnishings and lighting by Artwork et Floritude. Schor presents a way of understated class and ease all through the resort, drawing inspiration from the culturally wealthy metropolis of Tel Aviv and the spirit of the French Riviera. The impartial colors and gentle supplies used all through the resort function a prelude to its peaceable environment. A lot of the resort options beautiful herringbone flooring, rattan (wicker) accents, custom-made Italian terrazzo and unique ceramic tiles, coupled with a blue and terracotta colour-scheme. Elkonin Tel Aviv boasts 42 thoughtfully designed rooms and two suites with well-appointed loos stocked with Clarins facilities and bespoke furnishings made solely for the mission.


The crown jewel may be discovered on the resort’s floor ground, adjoining to the foyer, on the property’s flagship restaurant L’Époque by Jöel Robuchon. The primary resort to accomplice solely with the distinguished Robuchon group, the restaurant guarantees friends an beautiful gastronomy expertise from breakfast to dinner. Presenting a refined eating idea that mixes French haute delicacies with Center Jap influences, flavors and spices, the menu at L’Époque restaurant is characterised by its refinement, consideration to element and high quality seasonal elements.

Seating as much as 70 friends, L’Epoque supplies an intimate restaurant expertise that’s drenched in pure mild and candle-lit within the night. The restaurant was distinctively designed and accented with brass and glass interiors. The restaurant additionally affords a non-public eating house for as much as 20 friends providing a library-style setting. Alternatively, the restaurant additionally affords a Bar Lounge, which is open from morning to nighttime.


Tranquility lies on the coronary heart of Elkonin Tel Aviv’s ethos, which is residence to Israel’s first spa by Clarins. The Clarins SPA is designed as a peaceable sanctuary for leisure and rejuvenation, with 5 remedy rooms, wearing shades of white and beige, a leisure lounge and Turkish-style hammam.

The spa affords a formidable full vary of Clarins’ modern physique and facial therapies, together with the Elkonin Signature Remedy, which was created solely for the pleasure of resort friends and is meant to revitalize and refocus the thoughts, whereas leaving the physique toned and revived. Positioned in an enthralling surrounding, Elkonin Tel Aviv is the place to reach, get pleasure from and go away with a renewed sense of vitality.

Vicky Karantzavelou

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Community the place she is the Editor-in Chief. She can be liable for the day by day operation and the monetary coverage. She holds a Bachelor’s diploma in Tourism Enterprise Administration from the Technical College of Athens and a Grasp in Enterprise Administration (MBA) from the College of Wales.

She has a few years of each tutorial and industrial expertise throughout the journey business. She has written/edited quite a few articles in numerous tourism magazines.

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