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Taye Belay Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gonder, Ethiopia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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64 reviews 64 reviews
46 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What was good: * central location; * free wifi even in the rooms; * good choice of food, fresh juices. What I didn't like: * megaphone noise early in the morning, also during day time and on weekends for a few hours non stop praying (don't forget your earplugs or you will go crazy); * my windom in the bathroom... More 

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Southern Nevada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
24 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

You won't be able to escape the ultra loud call to prayer from our friends at the mosque. then the Christians blast on their megaphones to provide competition. It's all part of the Gondar fabric. The hotel works. Don't expect much from the insolent staff in the breakfast room/ restaurant. The breakfast disappointed. Bring your own oatmeal, or brave the... More 

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Isle of Arran
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I stayed at the Taye for 2 weeks whilst working at the local hospital. The room was very clean and tidy and the restaurant was very good. All the staff were extremely friendly and always very helpful. The manager supported with transport when needed and it was a pleasure to stay there. Every day staff greeted me with a smile... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Spent on night here on a 'whistle-stop' tour of northern Ethiopia. Room was clean, with lots of hot water, hair dryer etc. Staff were helpful. Lovely view out over the town from the rooms at the front and from reception. Restaurant offered usual fare for such hotels, nothing spectacular.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Spent one night passing through. Arrived tired after a road trip - but wonderful staff got us settled, fed, and on our way exploring the town. An 'older' hotel that has been 'upgraded' to meet Western expectations (mini bar, TV, hairdrier, etc) ... which detracts a little from its original charm. Very centrally located and close to the old palaces.... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We just stayed at the Taye Belay for a week and were very happy. Service was wonderful. Friendly, competent and attentive. Food was decent. Rooms and common areas very clean. Very central to everything.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stayed there principally for the reported pool and spa neither of which has yet been completed. Room looked like something out of the 1950s. Bathroom shower curtain rod fell when I hung a towel on it. Lights went out while I was showering and didn't come back on for 15 minutes. Bathroom window facing the hallway was covered with newspaper... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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187 reviews 187 reviews
114 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Spent two nights in room 213. "For any request please press 9" the room sign says. But, the phone does not work. The lobby is nice with good wifi. The room were probably nice when they were new, but now they are dingy, with broken furniture. The room was cramped with too much furniture. There's a TV and a minibar.... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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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Address: Gonder, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Gonder
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Taye Belay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 79
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