The Fauzi Azar Inn is a 200-year-old Arab mansion turned guesthouse in the heart of Nazareth, offering both dormitory beds and private rooms in a unique old-world atmosphere. Chosen by Lonely Planet as #7 hostel in the world for 2014 and described by the Lonely Planet Travel Guide “one of the highlights of a stay in the Galilee” and “a great base for touring major sites of the Galilee.” The Fauzi Azar’s style is intimate and relaxed, with a warm atmosphere where guests and staff can meet, share travel stories and tips, and make new and lasting friendships.
Both dorm and private rooms are available at the spacious Fauzi Azar, so options are provided for everyones budget and group size. Each private room is equipped with its own bathroom and air conditioning, and two shower and washrooms are available for the dorm rooms. The property includes free wifi, modern laundry facilities, a computer/library room, and many picturesque common areas to have a coffee and relax after a day of site-seeing.
Fauzi Azar guests start their day with a hearty, traditional Arabic breakfast, which is included in the price of the stay. A large kitchen, fully equipped, is open for the guests to keep and prepare their own food in for lunch and dinner. Free, fresh baked cake is served at all hours along with fresh fruit from the local market and an assortment of teas and coffees, to keep travelers energized for their adventures!
Nazareth is rich in culture, and the Fauzi Azar Inn welcomes the chance to introduce guests to the community by offering a daily, guided tour of the Old City. Many of Nazareths historical religious sites are within easy walking distance, including the Basilica of Annunciation, the White Mosque, Marys Well, and the Church of Saint Gabriel. Twenty minutes away is historical Nazareth Village, which gives visitors a glimpse of what Nazareth was like during Jesus time. The Fauzi Azar is also the starting point of the Jesus Trail, which attracts hikers and Christian pilgrims from all over the world.