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Yabelo Motel

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Yabelo, Ethiopia
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Yabelo Motel
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Nokomis, Florida
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169 reviews 169 reviews
43 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are fine, nice in fact, and there is reliable hot water. The huge courtyard is a great place to sit and relax and we did that for a few days, though the piped music can get a bit loud. In one corner of the courtyard there is a bunna lady making great coffee. The road in front of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a charmless hotel in a charmless location at a busy road junction surrounded by a few local businesses out of town The room was small and poorly appointed. The restaurant service was poor and most of the menu was unavailable. The food was actually ok when it arrived

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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast served was terrible. Everything looked dirty. The single rooms were tolerable but the rest of the hotel property was very shabby. Cats staring and begging. Too many men hanging around. For some reason all electrical power stopped at 9 o'clock and resumed late into the night. This is not a place for a solo traveler.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The default place for tourists to stay in Yabello. Rooms, facing onto well-maintained gardens, are clean and basic. The shower in our room had hot water and a loo that flushed - which is more than at some places we stayed. The room had a TV, which was not properly connected. The art paring area fills up with tourist 4x4... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is the only viable hotel option in Yabelo if you want quality lodging. Rooms around the back garden are OK, however bathrooms are poorly installed and they tend to flood the rooms - disgusting. Restaurant and bar is good, however it gets busy, meaning that serving times go extremely long: 45 minutes for a soup! They also have a... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The oldest motel in Yabello. Some newer ones have sprung up in the area near the main road around it. The old rooms are a bit dirty, but the newer ones are nice. They are in the back. They have decent food. The place across the street has amazing foul for breakfast.

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San Francisco, California
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36 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Outside of town beside a gas station, this was a pleasant surprise. We had room #40 one of several rooms around a central garden. Pleasant garden bar and restaurant. Food and service acceptable at dinner. They couldn't get it together for breakfast so our guide went into the kitchen and got it done….

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Montreal, Canada
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46 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a fairly large property that offers two different types of rooms. There are a older, smaller rooms at the front of the property and newer more spacious rooms at the back. The newer rooms come at a premium. All rooms offer the basic features. Hot water, mosquito netting and a basic supply of toiletries. The rooms are also... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had a great time on our journey to South Omo valley. We had an optional route to Yabello and we only have the choice to stay at Yabelo Motel. Unfortunately they have the best statndard services but they have no breakfst inclusive with the room rates. I recommend you to see the other part via Yabelo than the usual... More 

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169 reviews 169 reviews
68 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Well, Yabello is in the middle of nowhere, and many tourists go there for bird-watching, so by default Yabello is the place they stay at. The tiny rooms were poor, and using the shower (no hot water) meant water everywhere including into the room. But the worst was the on-site restaurant. Service was so slow that once we left after... More 

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Address: Yabelo, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Oromiya Region > Yabelo
Number of rooms: 101
Also Known As:
Yabelo Hotel Yabelo
Yabelo Motel Ethiopia

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