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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With great expectation, I visited this hotel. The room was tiny and clear to stay for my family. But the staff did not look having responsibility for guests. He has changed his promise to us about the time for the shuttle bus to the airport . We did not have any choice but to leave the hotel without any preparation...

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Thank 한나 박
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights in September. Great place to relax and escape the harassment encountered as a solo female traveller in Ethiopia, this really was an oasis for me in terms if taking some time out from more budget places and I was made to feel completely at ease here. The staff were very friendly and helpful, particularly...

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is my second stay at Lal and I am pleasantly surprised with staff hospitality that gets warmer and more detailed each time. The architecture is totally in-theme with Lailbela churches even with composition and color research on some food menu items. Best part aside the amazing coffee of Lal hotel also has a nice swimming pool and a full...

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Thank Yohanis H
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Pros: a large hotel with decent services; the tukul room in which we stayed was attractive with wood floors, comfortable bed and very quiet location (perfect for a sound night's sleep). I also appreciated the hotel's flexible approach to pricing and willingness to accommodate our 12-year old child in our room without additional charge. Cons: solar-heated hot water is only...

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Thank G K
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a good basic hotel. The bathroom was clean. I was in a room with two single beds. The staff was friendly. The location was convenient. The restaurant was adequate. Again this is a basic hotel.

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Thank jnygtr97416
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the Gojo Bets (traditional huts) with a view over the Lalibela mountains. Was great waking up to that in the morning. They offers a free shuttle bus to and from the airport and wifi in the lobby. The room was clean and comfortable and CHEAP! I really liked that they are a green and eco...

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Thank MistireSelassie
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 8 July 2016

peaceful and amazing !!!! the land escape, people, culture, architecture .....was so amazing !!! i stayed 4 nights and there was an amazing quality service provision. the staff was very friendly they give good care for family vacationers

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Thank belay t
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We visited Lal during the off season and the place was pretty empty. Our room was nice and comfortable though cold at night. This was exacerbated by the solar hot water: no sun, no hot showers. Wifi didn't work in our room but was OK — by Ethiopian standards — elsewhere. Cleaning was spotty; they missed a few days. The...

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Thank Iainbryson
County Meath, Ireland
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Very welcoming hotel where my family and we stayed for two nights. Staff were very friendly and looked after our family exceptionally well. Went out of their way to take care of our little baby girl. Buffet was lovely. Internet was not that strong which was probably due to the number of visitors.

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Thank Ronan M
Belfast, Maine
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This hotel has it all, for the traveller interested in experiencing life outside the 5-star circuit. I stayed 2 nights, and had a very comfortable room, spacious and clean. It was on the second floor in the garden area, and was quiet after the village noises ended - around 8 pm. WiFi is unreliable everywhere in Ethiopia - it is...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lal Hotel Lalibela is a supreme establishment where culture is embodied within its grand walls providing quality hotel services to nationals and non-nationals all over the world since 1995. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lal Hotel Lalibela

Address: Post 58, Lalibela, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela
Price Range: $40 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
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“Second floor back.”
 of 5 bubbles nanborton0, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the lower-category rooms at all cost”
 of 5 bubbles chrismarquardt, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles PatA2006, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms of two storey circular buildings likely to have best views.”
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 of 5 bubbles EleanorStoneham, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Get the 'Tukul' Rooms on the 1st floor”
 of 5 bubbles 605garyt, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
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