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The Viewpoint Lodge

3.0 of 5 Kebele 15 House 571, Debre Zeyit 7000, Ethiopia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to relax. service okay, very friendly and helpfull owner Jan from Belgium. room and bed clean. nice view and terras, breakfast was good. sanitair/bathroom good be better (african style so everything broken).

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed at Viewpoint a couple of times and are planning a third already. Just a couple of hours from Addis, it's a beautiful place to head to to escape for a night. The lodges are rustic and basic but that's what I love about it. They all have stunning views over the lake and whilst they don't all have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to stay to see & photograph birds. The gardens are relaxing place to sit and admire the views. The staff service is good and the fish was fresh & cooked to perfection. Even the steak dish was one of the best we had during our 4 week travels throughout Ethiopia.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's calm, peaceful, located in a beautiful garden facing the babogaya lake. A great place to relax in the sun or under the big Tukul. You can swim in the lake, use canoe, bikes. Staff is very nice and the fish is good! Only negative point: the church starting early in the morning: if you stay in the room close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is worth the trip outside the capitol city of Ethiopia. From the outside, you cannot see the lake and at first I thought I was being jipped. But once you walk in, paradise opens up before your eyes. It is gorgeous, serene, filled with beautiful flowers, birds, with tortoises wandering around right next to you. With access to... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is definitely the best place where to have a relaxing break after Addis Ababa or before to return. The rooms are basic, clean and comfortable. You can visit the nearby lakes. You can swim in the lake and there are two canoes free. The food was great especially the fish. From here you can go to the airport in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Stayed in a treehouse room with 2 friends...so much fun climbing up ladders and through trapdoors. Went kayaking, rented bikes, relaxed in the sun...and only a few rooms so it was quiet and peaceful, and we got a lot of personal attention.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I could not find other places like this in ethiopia. Here is a friendly family style by the owners and the staff. Nature has his place here Good fresh food.and original rooms You see that a foreigner is behind. Ehiopian hotels often miss the knowledge of what foreign tourist wants At this place all we expected was there

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Sure there aren't any shiny floors, fans, Internet, comfy beds with a cotton thread count of 300, slippers, boiling hot water, silence and bathroom accessories. I personally forgot about all of the tiny little luxuries that one usually gets in a room. The friendliness of the residents, the amazing staff, fresh air and the breath taking landscape overshadowed all of... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great location overlooking a beautiful volcanic lake, and a lovely place to relax for a few days away from it all. Rooms are clean and comfortable, and have mosquito nets. Breakfast is included; other meals, including pizza, are available too at a reasonable price. Selection of interesting books to read, and lots of birds to look out for. Several giant... More 

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Address: Kebele 15 House 571, Debre Zeyit 7000, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Oromiya Region > Debre Zeyit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Viewpoint Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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