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Goha Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O.Box 182, Gonder, Ethiopia
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Ranked #5 of 14 hotels in Gonder
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived to check in we were told that we did not have a booking (our tour guide had booked and confirmed our accommodation earlier in the year). After throwing a tantrum we were provided with two rooms. The toilet overflowed in the one bathroom, there was no hot water, most of the lights did not work, no tv... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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44 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting atop a hill with great views over the town, the hotel is modern and comfortable. My room was spacious, with 2 single beds, sitting area and desk. The restaurant has an extensive local and international menu and seemed good value. Wifi is supposedly available in the rooms, but nobody had told my room! In public areas it is reliable... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for one night, it is located on top of the hill with a 360 degree view of Gondar city. Amazing hospitality, nice food, our daughters liked the french toast during the morning free breakfast. At one moment, even the owner showed up to check with us if there was any issue we are concerned about.... More

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Genève
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27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place where the hotel is offers a very good view. The pool seems also very nice (although we did not go into it) and the bar/restaurant is nice too. The rooms are however not so good, a bit too dirty for such an hotel. In average, the hotel is however OK.

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Ripon
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19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have stayed at the Goha a number of times since it's days as a government run hotel to it now being privately owned. The new owners are extending the hotel and refurbishing all the rooms but the ongoing work did not disrupt or disturb us at all. The manager told us all the work would be completed before the... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I'm really not sure if I'd recommend a stay at the Goha Hotel. It has a lot of good aspects, but some pretty serious negative ones as well. The first is that the Goha is located high on a hill overlooking town. This gives it a BEAUTIFUL view of the city, but it also makes it challenging to walk around.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The hotel lobby, bar, dining room and outdoor space are very nice. As is their gift shop, which had nice postcards and some interesting and well made souvenirs. We ate dinner there as well and it was good. However, I did not find the rooms to feel very clean, and it was very small for two people (mother and adult... More

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sydney
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

A lovely place to stay (though a little hard to find the entrance). It was great to have adjoining rooms so the kids could have a room for themselves. The beds were brilliant. The meals were very tasty. Don't believe the review in Lonely planet as this hotel is much better than the review.

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Amman, Jordan
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

There's a panoramic view from the terrace, yes, but not from the rooms, and it's not a spectacular view. There's a pool, yes, but it's small, not terribly clean, the water's freezing, there's no shade and only four sunbeds (though none was using them when we were there). We paid $73 and negotiated an upgrade for a double room in... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This hotel is extremely over priced for the standard of rooms and service offered and appears to be living of past glories, 'the view' and organised tour groups...suggest stay in one of the much better value hotels in town! The much hyped views over Gondor and surrounding areas are the only positive (but then again, that comes at the cost... More

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Address: P.O.Box 182, Gonder, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Gonder
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Goha Hotel 3*
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