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Hilltop Hotel

Mek'ele, Ethiopia
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Nairobi, Kenya
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44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights. Very clean and spacious rooms with hot shower. Paid 250 birr (12$) for a single without breakfast. Terrace and restaurant offer great views. Restaurant is acceptable and the cappucino is great. Hotel is a bit north of town in a quit area. not suitable if you need excessive city life.I am not sure what some reviewers expect... More 

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Zaragoza, Spain
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98 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Spacious, quiet room with old furniture. Free bottle of water. No Wifi in the room. No English channels on TV. Uncomfortable bed with flat pillows. Cold at night. No curtain in the bathtub and, although the window glass was not fully transparent, it was possible to distinguish people when the light was on - I find that rather unpleasant when... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Clean and spacious rooms in a large domain. Ideal if you want a good sleep and a nice view for your breakfast. Same price category as Atse Yohannes Hotel in the city center but the rooms are better maintained. With a bajaj you are in the city center in a couple of minutes.

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We stayed there 3 nights - an opportunity to chill out after Danakil. Our hotel room was clean and comfortable - even if the furnishings and building were both a bit worn. Decent hot water and shower pressure. The staff were the worst we encountered in Ethiopia. They always seemed to muck-up everything - whether it was refusing to replace... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

If you have a private car and spending only a night in Mekele waiting to leave on a tour the day after, at 350 birr (breakfast included) per night this hotel might a good choice. Rooms are acceptably clean and located in a quiet garden, but on top of that they have the best hot water pressure we had in... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Stayed here for one night after Danakil Depression trip, so it felt like luxury! My room was basic and clean, if not a bit rundown, with functional shower and hot water. The best part of the hotel for me was sitting on the terrace and enjoying the view whilst enjoying a lovely fresh fruit juice and excellent machiato! Ate dinner... More 

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London, UK
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I stayed here for one night with my family. It's OK accommodation, nothing special. The place is up a small hill (you'd probably guessed that) and has good if not dramatic views of the sprawl of Mekele from one of the two terraces. The rooms are behind the main building, and are quiet. They're a bit shabby, though, and the... More 

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Burr Ridge, Illinois
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76 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 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
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 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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