Can't get to the hotel?
You can bring it home • A luxury hotel in Tel Aviv sells you all its products
Sheets, towels and even lamps - everything for sale // Photo: Assaf Pinchuk
The hotels closed about three weeks ago and are unlikely to open again this year.
Many of the hotels have already announced that even if they receive permission to open in the coming months, they will not do so until Passover, since there are no foreign tourists and the hot season is behind us.
Despite this, there are those who manage to find positive sides in this challenging period.
At the De Vera Hotel in Tel Aviv, they decided to get out of the box and sell the hotel's products.
Do not worry, the hotel does not close and you will not receive second-hand products, it just imports the exact same products that exist in the hotel rooms, for customers who miss so much.
So what are they selling?
Pillows, towels, Egyptian cotton sheets, lamps, seating areas, tables, oils, soaps and even alcohol.
Of course the list is still long and in a conversation with the hotel's owner, Danny Tamari, he talks about the high demand, "A lot of the products are already sold out, we ordered more to worry about. We only bring products from Israeli manufacturers and suppliers to support the Israeli economy, which is very important "This. The quality of the Israeli products is very high and regular customers who were hosted at the hotel and also those who have never been here order in large quantities, even towels. All products can be ordered on the hotel website."
Some of the cosmetics at the hotel are produced by a couple of Breslav followers living in Netivot, all the products they make themselves, including the oils.
The wines are only Israeli and each has its own story - Maor Winery belongs to an EL AL pilot, in Jordan Winery each of the employees has a share in the company and so is another line of small wineries that receive a respectable stage in the new store of Hotel Vera.
The hotel was built about four years ago on Lilienblum Street parallel to Rothschild Street and in a conversation with Tamari he talks about the great success, "We reached first place on TripAdvisor, we were chosen as one of the best hotels in the Middle East by reputable magazines "We are optimistic and waiting for Israeli and foreign tourists, until then we will not despair, we will continue to be creative and support Israeli businesses."
The hotel was built in a building that until a few years ago was neglected, the building was Tel Aviv's first maternity ward before the establishment of the state and today it looks like a magnificent and invested building.
On the roof of the hotel they have set up an outdoor spa and on days when they are being repaired, hotel guests also enjoy unlimited wines.
The person who designed the balconies and the exterior of the hotel is Yaron Tal, Erez Tal's brother, and he is also the one who designed Moshik Roth's new hotel, which is due to open next year, as we first published here last week.