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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   P.O.Box 1002, Bahar Dar, Ethiopia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bahar Dar, Ethiopia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in Bahir Dar and often enjoy popping over to the Abay Minch. However, I was a bit surprised to see lakeside photos on a website would could lead people to think they were taken at the hotel. Not the case unless I've missed a secret part of the albeit lovely grounds.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Would have liked to have had more time to sit and watch the bird life- the gardens are beautiful. The rooms are simple- our shower seemed pretty run of the mill. We caught the tail end of the buffet, failing to comprehend that a la carte was on offer, however the stuff we had was fine considering. The peace was... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The rooms with an outside porch to watch the birds in the beautiful gardens. Outside our room was a pair of green parrots feeding their baby. The rooms are clean,wifi not bad and all the staff very friendly. Restaurant was average but did not find any trouble with the staff. Breakfast was good.

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Denver, Colorado
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21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Clean, good sized room. Strange shower but lots of hot water. The restaurant is the major drawback...eat anywhere else as the food is poor and the wait staff rude! Where is the Manager who should be overseeing the help? Restaurant so bad suggested the travel company take their people elsewhere to eat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great little hotel for a couple of nights and excellent value (about £45 per room per night). No frills, nothing fancy, but clean and tidy. The space age shower others have mentioned was too clever for me as well, but in standard shower mode it was fine. Good quality breakfast and drinks. Wifi seemed to be restricted to a small... More 

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Kfar-Saba Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The Abay Minch lodge is a beautiful lodge, a bit out of the city hassle - an advantage. Beautiful clean rooms. Excellent restaurant. Very friedly and helpful staff. For sure my choice again upon returning to Bahar Dar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

..Large rooms, great bed and a modern bathroom. Located in a quiet area in a beautiful garden Walking in the early morning and looking at the colorful birds around was great.The food at the hotel was very good too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in september. Clean rooms in twin cottages in beatifully green garden amid birds. The shower system in the bathroom looks very impressive but needs a technical revision to work where it is made for. Food was a buffet formula twice. More or less the same food everyday that could be served hotter. Wifi worked... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The hotel is a little way out of the town centre, over the Blue Nile Bridge. Rooms are large cabins, split into two units. The unit itself was spacious and the bed comfortable. The shower looked like something out of the space station, although only the hot and cold water worked! Internet access was sporadic, throughout the hotel. The restaurant... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

People told me that this place was too far but not true. In fact I like the fact that it was away from the center of the city. Very quiet gorgeous and peaceful place. The staff are very friendly and very nice. I would recommend to anyone especially to people from the USA.

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Address: P.O.Box 1002, Bahar Dar, Ethiopia
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Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Bahar Dar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Abay Minch Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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