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Florida International Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Road to Airport, Gonder, Ethiopia
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Ranked #3 of 14 hotels in Gonder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
A S Chicago, Illinois
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I stayed here in April 2014 and thought it was an excellent hotel. It might be a little expensive compared to alternatives in town, but was definitely luxurious by most standards. My only complaint about the place had to do with one of the employees at the front desk, who tried much too hard to get me to use him... More

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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It seems one of, or the one best hotel in town. But nothing works as it should. A modern building, but the windows didn’t shut well. There is wifi, but it is a little mess. There is elevator, but only one for too many people. Service crew is friendly but they don’t know hor to make a bill. A nice... More

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Surrey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Overall, this is a good place to stay. I agree, however, with a previous opinion that this hotel could end up being a dump. The rooms are large and so are the bathrooms and housekeeping and front desk do a good job. However, none of the machines in the gym were working or had parts fallen off -obviously the gym... More

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Newfoundland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I spent 2 nights here when touring Northern Ethiopia. I was travelling alone. Pros: clean room, spacious bathroom, wardrobe, free wifi, large clean-looking pool, and a popular restaurant. Pleasant, helpful staff. Cons: location is well outside the city centre, beds are extremely hard.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The Florida International Hotel in Gondar was a larger room than those I experienced in other Ethiopian cities. It was clean and comfortable, overlooking the large swimming pool. The room was well appointed with friendly staff.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

For starters, the positives. The rooms are spacious, modern, quite nicely appointed and clean (the cleaning ladies are doing a fabulous job). And now for the not so positives. On our first night we had a man enter our room in the middle of the night while we were sleeping, which was rather terrifying! It transpired that the man had... More

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Tel Aviv
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We stayed here two nights on our recent trip to Ethiopia. Rooms were spacious, staff was friendly. It's a little out of the way if you're on foot to travel into the city center, but for us this wasn't an issue. The hotel is fairly new, and plenty of hot water, which we desperately needed after our trek in the... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

There are problems as stated with no minibar stocked and shortage of sockets but our room was big and very nice with sofa and chairs. The food was good enough but for us the highlight was the very big swimming pool at the back. There was also a sauna which my husband enjoyed.

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Kigali, Rwanda
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

we got the suite, as a reward after a long hike in the Simian mountains. However, there were immediately several problems - the minibar wasn't stocked, the lights didn't have plugs, and the bath was broken so it flooded the bathroom floor. Otherwise, the breakfast was not good.

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

This is a good new hotel. Clean with nice views from the rooms facing the street. Food was not impressive though, and they inexplicably provide inadequate time for airport transfer. We mistakenly took their advice to depart on their free transport only an hour before flight time after I asked several times didn't we need to arrive at airport earlier.... More

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Address: Road to Airport, Gonder, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Gonder
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Florida International Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Florida International Hotel is a four star hotel located in the City of Gondar to serve you better. Our largest property is located near to University of Gondar, Maraki campus area. Guest room at Florida international hotel is among the country’s largest hotels and is designed to ensure your maximum comfort, safety and convenience. Our hotel rooms have card lock system, elevator, and other facilities to ensure your safety and security. At Florida International Hotel, we are dedicated to provide exceptional accommodations with excellent hospitality at affordable price. Our facilities:Spacious and comfortable 60 Guest rooms, Restaurant, Bar, Wi-Fi internet, Conference hell, 24 hours reception service, 24 hours room serviceComplimentary services and room amenitiesBottle of water(Upon arrival), Buffet Breakfast, Wi-Fi (Broadband)Internet, Shampoo, Disposable shoe, Toothpaste with brushUpcoming facilities፣ Swimming pool, GYM, Gift shop, Steam and sauna ... more   less 
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