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Taye Belay Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gonder, Ethiopia
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Ranked #3 of 14 Hotels in Gonder
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Myself and a friend made Taye Hotel our home for 8 weeks whilst we worked at the local hospital. I cannot speak highly enough of the hotel and its staff, all of whom went out of their way to look after us during our stay. The rooms were spotlessly clean and spacious, and the service and food provided by the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I stayed here for two weeks while volunteering at Gondar Hospital. I realized that every person in the hotel was helpful including the upper management. I cannot say the same for any hotel i've been in my life. The staff and front desk also had no problem in helping me with my questions while I was learning Amharic. The food... More

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Taye Belay Hotel is one of the best hotels in Gondar, Ethiopia. It is situated in the heals of Gondar City in the north of Ethiopia. Though the rooms are too small ,for a hotel this big, they are neat and relaxing some how. services are almost poor

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here before and after our trek to the Simien Mountains. From the restaurant setup, the hotel seems to cater to big groups though was pretty deserted on our visits. It had an expansive common area on the ground floor. The 4th floor balcony room was great and well worth trying to get. The menu was a set menu... More

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Merida, Mexico
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184 reviews 184 reviews
85 hotel reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I spent two nights almost sleepless because of the chanting from churches with loudspeakers. The hotel is ok, nothing special, the rooms have nice terraces, the plumbing is strange very little hot water in the showers, the restaurant nothing special, all in all an ok stay but not more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

we are a femily of 5. we took 2 rooms in Taya hotel and stayed for 3 nights. The hotel is very clean. big rooms. nice looby restorant and friendly stuff. Avery good location near the center, we had a very nice time.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

My second tripp to Gonder and my second stay at Taye. Normal, in many places I´ve been to once and then come back a second time, there is a problem with maintainance. But in Taye I Think they have kept the hotel nice and Clean. Though they need ventilation on the bathrooms. (There is windows but it is not possible... More

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96 reviews 96 reviews
61 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

For a large hotel, this had a very friendly feel to the place. Buffet lunch and breakfast were both amongst the best meals we had on our trip throughout northern Ethiopia - and represented very good value for money into the bargain. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Good location, close to castles & palaces. Well-worth considering.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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137 reviews 137 reviews
102 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is kind of mixed review. The good thing about the place is the location, really close to the castle. The hotel is quite new so the room is still clean and well maintained. There are problem with bathroom, especially the ones on the top floor. The shower pressure is pathetic and the toilet flush is bad. The staff are... More

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Kigali, Rwanda
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The Taye Belay hotel was a good place to stay in Gonder. The staff is very friendly and service oriented. Rooms are very nice, but the ground floor rooms (which we requested as we traveled with an infant) are a bit noisy. Hotel is very close (5-10 minutes walk) to the Royal Enclosure, as well as the city centre. The... More

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Address: Gonder, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Gonder
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Taye Belay Hotel 4*
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