Overview of Hostel
Please Note before booking! We have an age restriction of 18-45
Welcome to South Tel Aviv - Jaffa. Overstay is a backpackers hostel, facilities and are basic.
We party sometimes or just hang out in our hostel bar (Rooftop in the Summer, Old Wagon in Winter).
No agenda, No American standards. Ju
Arrival Directions (6:00-23:00)
From Ben Gurion airport :
Take the train to Ha-Hagana Train Station, cross the road (underpass) get out and take bus #46 (direction west-to Bat Yam) for 6 stops. The bus stop is just past the hostel (Ben Tzvi & Heinrich Heine stop) walk back 30 meters till you see the black overstay logo sprayed on the side walk. The hostel will be on your left. Cant miss it (at night there sometimes rests a red dragon on the roof)
- last bus around 22:45.
Walking from Central bus station (25-35 minutes/2.5 k) :
Walk west along Shalma/Salame road or Levinski st (depends on which side of the station you come out of).
Walk for 10 minutes, then go left on Herzel street.
Walk for 10 more minutes, then turn right on Derech Ben Tzvi.
Walk along Derech Ben Tzvi until you pass a strange sculpture garden and an Ottoman Tomb.
We are 30 meters past the garden and tomb, inside of the parking lot on your right hand side. You'll see a long black and white fence covered with art, the gate is at the end of it.
A Taxi :
From the Central Bus Station or Hagana Railway Station a taxi should cost 40 NIS, and its a 5 minute ride. (the taxi drivers outside the station are cut throats, you can walk 50 meters left and flag a taxi down that might be more human.
Arriving at night :
Take the once an hour train to Hahagana Central Train Station, and from there a taxi to the hostel (about 40 NIS), or just take a taxi straight from the airport (about 140-150 NIS but if you go to the second floor above the arrivals floor there should be discounted taxis that will cost about 120 ils)
Arrival By Car from Airport:
Get on route 1 to Tel-Aviv(north), after approximately 15-20 minutes drive, Head to the freeway, number 2, direction Tel-Aviv. take the first exit to Tel-Aviv 'Kibbutz Galuyot'. at the lights take left, the next light is at the bridge, take a left there to road 20. take the first exit to Bed-Tsvi road and keep driving , after 3 lights you'll have on your right a silly statue garden and a little ottoman arabic tomb. just after that one take a sharp right and left and you'll see the hostel building with big murals and red dragon on the roof. on the left side is the entrance. park the car, its perfectly safe and ring the intercom bell. welcome. you can park in front of it and there is a gate just next to the SEAT sign of the neighbor garage..
Located among car workshops, Overstay resides in an Ex-Textile factory, this location allows us to PARTY. Its 10 minutes walk from the Liberal Jaffa Beach, The Flea Market with its bars and cafe's, Hipster Florentine neighborhood packed with Bars and Clubs, the still active Jaffa Port and of course picturesque Old Jaffa. 1min to Bloomfield stadium if you are a football fan Bike rental available for exploring the city on the bike trail starting from our front door.
Conditions & Policy
Please note: This is a tourist hostel ( passport is a must ) Age restriction 18-45. Payment in cash(ILS) or credit card ( +3% ) there might be commotion in the hallways but 23:00 its lights out and guests are asked to head to the common areas ( rooftop lounge, downstaris chill out lounge or the yard ) Reservations for a longer period then 10 days should be coordinated with the hostel. Check out 11:00. you can store luggage till night time, and even stick around till 15:00 but if you intend to wait for you flight here/shower/use internet/kitchen - you will be asked to leave or pay 25nis and you are welcome here till midnight. after that it counts as another night. Groups over 10 people should coordinate with hostel before booking. There is someone to check you in 24/7. if you need to check out 00:00-8:00 please sort the financials before. Use of sleeping bags is forbidden in this hostel, we provide clean bedsheets and blankets. Overstay management keeps the right to turn away people that misbehave, put others and themselves at risk and do not comply with the house rules. Your room charge might not be returned in that case. Please Note: We pre-authorise the first night on your card after booking in order to gaurantee your booking