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| Jinka, Jinka, Ethiopia
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Jinka Resort
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Louisville, KY
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71 reviews 71 reviews
58 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Choices are limited in southern Ethiopia. You usually have to travel through Jinka going towards Kenya and the Omo. Eco-Omo, also a hotel in Jinka, has the reputation for being "better" but it too is basic. Rooms at the Jinka Resort are basic, clean and quiet. Bathrooms are clean, water is hot when generator is on. Electricity is out after... More

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Saint John, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Loved the Jinka resort. It was a lovely stop over on the way back to Arba Minch from Buska lodge. The food was good and I had a nice room. I don't think there are mosquito's here. I never noticed any. The place is situated under the trees and there are lots of flowers everywhere. It is a gated resort... More

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San Francisco, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Nice shady grounds. Basic rooms with limited electricity and hot water. Food service at hotel acceptable. There seemed to be one very pleasant waiter scurrying around both at dinner and breakfast and given that, service was quite good….

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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is not a luxury resort. But given its location, it is actually quite acceptable, and is a good value. My room was clean, but someone else in our group had a room with lots of dead bugs...like they had sprayed the room and then forgot to sweep it out afterwards. But at least they were all dead! The rooms... More

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The Jinka Resort has been spruced up since my last visit, rooms redecorated, common areas improved, but it's still located in quiet, cool, shady grounds which are very pleasant indeed. I was given a nice large room (room 1), spacious and well maintained with unlimited hot water and my own terrace under the trees. There was a mosquito net but... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We cannot share the complaints of many tourists. Sure - the whole place is rather basic, but the nice garden and the very friendly staff made up for the big, but modest rooms. Again the food was nothing special….poor breakfast, but acceptable dinner. Only alternative the expensive Eco-Lodge (tent like and open ends ideal for mosquitos to visit during the... More

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Arequipa, Peru
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Spartan rooms but at least there’s a mosquito net over the bed. Tatty bathrooms. No water for several hours but eventually it returned – and we got some hot, enough for one shower. Restaurant menu very basic and standard of food distinctly average. Service slow mainly due to lack of staff (there were about 30 guests resident when we stayed),... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Been there on November 2013 for 2 nights. . As we entered the room we smelled the mold. The bath room is full with mold (room 13), The floor is full with sand or dry mud. It's the worst place in South Ethiopia among those I have seen. It has a lovely garden and a nice place to have your... More

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South Padre Island, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

i saw very attractive and interesting environment @ jinka resort in may stay last week, a beautiful nature plus green and clean area that is why i liked. the breakfast was a pretty good and the dinner is too. totally i observe beauty + attractive place during my visit of south Ethiopian part. you have to visit such a wonderful... More

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Scarperia, Italy
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135 reviews 135 reviews
15 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

So, it is better not to expect too much from this hotel. Very simple and not very clean, even if compared to other structures in other town of Southern Ethiopia (e.g., Soddo, Arba Minch). However it is more or less the only choice in Jinka...

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Address: | Jinka, Jinka, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region > Jinka
Also Known As:
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