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Ghion Hotel

P.O.Box 78, Bahar Dar 200111, Ethiopia
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Ghion Hotel
Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Bahar Dar
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, nothing bad can be said about location and lovely garden. The rooms are a bit old, but still acceptable for the price we paid. There is sometimes even some wifi if you are lucky. But don't trust the boatguy. He informed us about his price, that was more expensive than all the others we met in the... More

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Halle (Saale), Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ghion Hotel for two nights and I don't think we would come back. The rooms are spacious but everything in the room is old and shabby. The furniture is broken, the mosquito net had some holes, the wall was coming down and the ceiling looked like it was about to collapse every minute. We were promised hot... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

Ghion hotel has an amazing location on the shores of lake Tana and a very nice garden. But unfortunately i am not sure it is now enough to convince people to stay. Prices change all the time and are quite high for the level of rooms and bathroom available. Bathrooms with holes and exposed pipes, falling piece of walls and... More

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London
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

If you're after something cheap this is perfect. Also the Sky Bus to Addis Ababa leaves from here at 5.30am so good if you're headed back that way. The food is terrible though. The staff are friendly, good waiters and excellent massage available on site for 200 Birr. Room prices seem to be plucked from thin air though - we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The hotel's location is sensational, a short walk is the local market and the city centre and the the back of the hotel is lake Tana. The grounds are beautiful with loads of beautiful flowers, plants and great spots to read a book or just relax, especially the lake view which is just blissful. With that being said, those are... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We paid 350 Birr (about $18) for a double room. The hotel garden is beautiful, hotel has Wi-Fi (in the garden, but not in the rooms), but hotel itself is quite run down, and not very comfortable. We didn’t even take a shower there. When we arrived, two of us were offered a boat ride for $60 per person! And... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Ghion hotel in Bahir Dar is a budget hotel set on beautiful Lake Tana. The rooms are in buildings that surround a beautiful garden. Restaurant menu is reasonably priced (I only had breakfast there, but I thought it was good). I paid about $16/night for single with ensuite bathroom. The restaurant/cafe area is right along the lake, and it is... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

This hotel was recommended by someone in Addis, so I decided to give it a go. You can't fault the location - right on the lake, it's beautiful. Although make sure you have lots of mosquito repellant for the evenings. My room was ordinary to say the least. It had definately seen better days and could have been made into... More

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Bahir dar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Nice hotel, rooms could use a facelift. We managed to find a clean one when they showed us around. They pick you up from the airport for free. Also easy to book a tour to blue nile falls or monasteries on lake tana for reasonable price. Food is fine. Lastly, it is located at the lake which means nice view... More

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Perth
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

All in all we did enjoy staying at Ghion. Good value rooms, a bit worn out, but steaming hot showers and electricity was a plus. Garden and overall location next to the lake is beautiful. Disappointed only papaya juice was on offer but the french toast was a delicious breakfast choice! Stayed here with my dad and friend, he was... More

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Also Known As:
Ghion Hotel Bahar Dar
Ghion Hotel Ethiopia/Bahar Dar
Address: P.O.Box 78, Bahar Dar 200111, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Bahar Dar
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Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Bahar Dar

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