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Gonder, Ethiopia
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Fogera Hotel
Ranked #10 of 14 hotels in Gonder
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Dortmund, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We were guided to this hotel as the other ones in Gonder were full. The rooms we were shown were supposed to cost US$ 60. We are talking about acceptable rooms with the typical Ethiopian plumbing in the bathrooms but nothing special (except hot water). After some bargaining and threatening to leave the price was lowered to $30 (excl. breakfast)... More

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My partner and I stayed for 2 nights either side of a trip to the Simien Mountains. We had 2 different bungalow rooms which were ok with hot shower though as with other places in Ethiopia the plumbing wasn't great and water was leaking whenever the sink taps were turned on. The doors to either room didn't seem particularly secure,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We only stayed here because we had no other choice. It was late at night and no one wanted to give us a room so we went here.The staff was so rude and such thieves! They were charging us 35 dollars for a room that clearly said 20 dollars for foreigners and 200 birr for locals (there was a sign... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

So we were taken to this hotel late one night by an (un)official guide instead of the Africa Hotel because we were told it had hot water which the Africa did not. As we were coming off a 13 hour bus journey from Shire, our mental faculties were not at their best. We stayed in a room in the main... More

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

We stayed here one night and it wasn't to bad. We first went to the Atsebekafa but that one was horrible!

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Gonder, Ethiopia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

the things wrote about Fogera Hotel seem to be age old. It is obvious that alll said might have been true. But, recently these things are not existing any more since the Hotel is private owned in these year. All the things there were to be old since the hotel had a long and historical features. Recently, there are also... More

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Cologne, Germany
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

We stumbled at this hidden gem in Gonder by accident. It has a great garden with an awesome view. A quiet spot with very friendly (not necessarily always competent) service. We enjoyed ourselves and ended up staying three nights instead of one. Food was excellent and breakfast served already very early. I have to make clear, though, that it is... More

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Reston, VA
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2011

We chose to stay in Fogera because it happens to be the oldest hotel in Gondar and the main building had been a villa belonging to a friend of Mussolini. So there's some history to the place. But this is about where it ends. We stayed in two adjoining bungalows and got little rest even though they're placed in the... More

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bern
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2011

The fogera hotel has a wonderful garden and the house was nice some long years ago.. But that is all. The bathrooms are dirty and old. The staff seems not to be interested in serving the guests. It happens, that you wait for a coffee 30 minutes.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2011

A place that has a great view and so much potential but is literally falling apart. We did not get any sleep because the bed was making so much noise! The service was terrible! The guy was trying but has no clue what he is doing and has no knowledge about customer service. We don't want to be too negative... More

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Address: Gonder, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Gonder
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