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Lammergeyer Hotel

PO box 57, Gonder, Ethiopia
Lammergeyer Hotel
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Santiago, Chile
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Not sure what else I can add to the title! Clearly we were not happy with this choice of lodging! The small, dingy room was bad enough, but the shower was actually worse: not much water, barely warm rather than actually hot. I would NOT stay here again!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I can happily recommend this one, and will stay here next time I come. Hotel service was fast and cheerful. Both rooms I stayed in were clean, well-maintained and had 24/7 hot water. I really appreciated the locking closet after the incident at another hotel. The first room I had faced the busy road outside, but they happily changed me... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed at the Lammergeyer Hotel along with my research team on a 6-week project. The environment is rustic but relaxed and comfortable. The managerial and service staff are friendly, extremely helpful, and a pleasure to be around. I enjoyed the affordability, the tasty food, the relaxed atmosphere, and reliable WiFi tremendously. My project is five-years long and I will... More 

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Virginia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Our Gondar-based guide recommended the restaurant of this hotel as better and more affordable than Four Sisters, where we'd eaten the night before. We sat out in the garden with a candle — a private spot from which we could see other diners on the other side of hedges/trees as we all listened to music, but we still felt we were... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We were 3 couples who had a 5 day tour in Ethiopia. We spent one night in Gonder and stayed by Lammergeyer Hotel. The hotel and restaurant staff at this hotel gave us excellent service and served us a really good lunch and breakfast. The local injera dish we had as starter was quite nice and tasty. Actually we judged... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Basic, small, clean rooms (with the ubiquitous TV that doesn't work, common in Ethiopia) that do the job for a short stay. The patio area is nice and seems to attract the locals for meals and the free WiFi (which is lightening-quick by Ethiopian standards). The property is bit of a hike from the city center, fine during the day,... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We really enjoyed the Lammergeyer. The rooms were neat, clean and tastefully decorated and the restaurant was great. Both the food and the service were excellent. (As were the prices.) I took advantage of the pretty, peaceful garden out back to wile away the half day before my flight back to Addis reading/returning emails on my iPad. We got the... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I spent a week at the hotel. The rooms were basic but comfortable and clean. The service was very friendly. The only problem was that in one of the two wings, they would turn off the pump which provided hot water later at night. However they would turn it back on if requested.

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Dublin, Ireland
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158 reviews 158 reviews
70 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

Arriving at the Lammergeyer Hotel you sense a buzz about the place...absent in many other hotels and restaurants. Staff are there to serve. Service was very prompt and cheerful. The restaurant/bar spills out into an attactive garden area ideal for chilling out. Food was good. There were many Ethiopians staying at or dining/drinking at the hotel which allowed for conversation... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

This hotel is not in the center of town, but if you can use the blue/white mini-vans the locals use, it is dirt cheap to get back and forth to town. It's only a five minute drive. The rooms were relatively clean and the staff was helpful. And yes it had HOT water. A real nice garden/restaurant makes this a... More 

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