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Hilltop Hotel

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Mek'ele, Ethiopia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hinsdale, Il
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Only had lunch in the rooftop restaurant...did not stay in the hotel. Outdoor dining with spectacular views! I had the crunchy chicken breast filets which were great. Others had veggie spaghetti, and the more traditional platters. We all felt that the food was high quality, served quickly and in a visually appealing presentation...and then there was the view...WOW!

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

situated on top of the hill, this beautiful hotel provides all kind of comfort , one of the best places i stayed in , guaranteed hot water supply 24/7 ! i had frequent water shortage all over the country, but not here! priced to suit all budgets, range of rooms between 250-650 Etb...from standard to family en-suite rooms.... rooms are... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Situated atop a hill overlooking the town, with the rooms scattered in pavillions in a grove, this could've been a wonderful hotel. Unfortunately, the rooms are rather shabby, though the excellent and reliable staff does its best to remedy minor breakdowns, and make the experience palatable. On the plus side: warm water supply is reliable, the beds are OK, there's... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This hotel is on the outskirts of Mek'ele, and as the name suggests, on a hill; consequently it is much cleaner air than the places in the city centre; equally, it's a bit of a walk from the centre, though only about 20-30 Birr by tuk-tuk The European food is iffy - some can eat it and be fine; stick... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

stayed here on a medical mission. very clean, very friendly front desk, etc. food good for ethiopia. great views. bring a flashlight in case the lights go out ! shower was great for africa, good water pressure. good prices for beer and ETOH. Quiet and relaxing

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19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

I recently stayed at this hotel for the first time and left wondering why I ever stayed anywhere else in Mekele. Exceptional views, fresh air, and quiet as compared to almost any other hotel in Ethiopia (note - hotels in Ethiopia are usually very noisy/discos, bars, next to roads, and churches which start at 0330hrs sometimes). The food is fine... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

the hotel is a little outside the town, and - the name says it - high on a hill; so walk there only if you need serious exercise; the rooms are not bad, but the bathrooms are very poor; make sure you get a shower that works, and every time you go into the room, make sure that the staff... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

The hotel was probably nice enough many years ago but it should have closed down by now. Very smelly surroundings, door to bathroom doesn't close, doorknob falls off, lights are all very dim. The restaurant is possibly even worse. From our company of four each with a different dish, no one managed to eat more than a couple of bites.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

In an elevated position above the main road leading north from Mekele, with open views of the area. The lounge, bar and reception areas are pleasant and comfortable. The comfortable restaurant is above and has extensive views of the surrounding area. The food and service was good. Outside, at the front of the hotel are tables and chairs, with shade,... More 

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Address: Mek'ele, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Tigray Region > Mek'ele
Also Known As:
Hilltop Hotel Ethiopia/Tigray

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