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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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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This place has a fabulous view overlooking the lake. It was very relaxing, but it is a rustic style lodge, with basic facilities. The room I had was spotlessly clean, and had an ensuite with hot water, but the shower head was not fixed on a wall so was more of a hand help affair. The bed was a mattress... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights in August and it's a fantastic place to relax. The rooms exceeded my expectations - very clean and spacious. Food here is great and very reasonably priced. They have push bikes that you can use for free and explore the surroundings. There's kayaks for free but I didn't try it. There is a resident tortoise... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

+ very beautiful place + clean rooms + they borrowed us bikes without any charge - we could have used the kaiak free of charge but it was full of water, very dirty and overall looked pretty unsafe - the stuff does not speak much english so they got about all of our food and drink orders wrong even though... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We went there to relax at the end of 20 days travel around Ethiopia North and East. We knew this place wasn't a 5 stars with all the modern fithings and facilities. So we enjoyed the view, calm and the lake. Birds were au rendez-vous. After a big rain, we lost the electric power for few hours but the owner... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Friendly staff,Nice view above the lake room 3 has the best view over the lake. Great dinner you should order before 3 hours so it's fresh and tasty. There are incredible number of different birds in the garden and on lake shores. But the breakfast was so poor only coffee and some bread .He should a variety of items. And... 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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