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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 30 October 2014

In the summer of 2014 I was travelling in Northern Ethiopia. I visited Mekelle, Adigrat, Axum, Gonder, Bahir Dar and Addis Ababa. This hotel was overpriced for what it had to offer. The room was big but dirty, no working sockets, no running water, bad smell, half of the time nobody at the reception, dark hallways, ... If possible: stay...

1Thank wlannoey
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 19 November 2012 via mobile

We're pretty used to dirty hotels, but the Circle was just awful. Sunken mattresses on the beds, no water at all, pounding bass til 1 AM from the bar next door, "ferengi prices" double those posted to the left of the desk (an insane 280 birr per night for two people, locals pay 130), rooms that reek of cigarettes, wifi...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2012

The hotel has a very central location but unfortunately the rooms have cockroaches, the rooms are very noisy as buses and tuk-tuks pass right outside the hotel. The rooms are spacious and not very clean but the showers were warm and had plenty of water. We didn't interact much with the staff, so cannot comment. There was a new hotel...

Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 15 January 2010

We chose this hotel due to an urgency (other options like Queen Taitu Pension and Belegez Pension were without water and was too late). The best of this hotel is centric location and a reasonably price but these reasons really don’t mind in front the incredibly noise from different places (disco, taxies, mosques, etc.) and a little bit dirt (towels...

1Thank Gelidenc
Oakland, CA
Reviewed 10 October 2009

We are relatively hearty travelers and, in reasonable situations (tents, small towns, Have bunked with bugs. Circle hotel is noisy, dirty and the management is relatively unaccomodating. After returning from dinner, we had about 100 cockroaches in our rooms. WE killed the m all, switched rooms to one wiht a broken toiles (the one opposite the disco was too loud)...

3Thank osocarioca

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Additional Information about Circle Hotel

Address: Main Square, Gonder, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Gonder
Number of rooms: 203

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