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P.O.Box 78, Bahar Dar 200111, Ethiopia
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Ghion Hotel
Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Bahar Dar
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  • 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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Vancouver Island, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

.... and new matrasses would help too! I honestly don’t know why people stay at this place when there are several better places around the corner for the same price or less. We were shown two rooms, both were terribly neglected. In the “nicer one” 3 out of 4 light bulbs were burned out, the walls were dirty, the beds... More 

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Amsterdam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel doesn't run any more. It has been closed in november 2014. No new opening is planed. You have to look for an other place if you want to stay in Bahir Dar. We were there recently. .................

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Nice garden full of birdlife. Rooms are run down. Stay away from Salomon. We were four people who bought an onwards trip through him. Two were down and out with a tummy bug and we opted for a more expensive private direct car. He made big promises the night before. The next day, an hour prior to the time agreed,... More 

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Santo Stino di Livenza, Italy
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415 reviews 415 reviews
53 hotel reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We found a boy in the airport with a signboard "ghion hotel". we went with him to the hotel. hotel is nice, with nice garden. they asked 400 bir for a room, we accepted for 300 bir. room is very simple,without hot water and full of mosquito (in november). mosquito net was broken. they can organize excursion to lake lana... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This hotel is old and worn out. But the rooms are kind of clean, and the shower is fantastic (rain shower) with hot and plenty of water. The garden is beautifully flowered and the view over the lake is great. Breakfast is good and staff is friendly and helpful. Wifi is free, but fails half of the time. Its cheap.

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Budapest, Hungary
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This hotel is very old and the rooms are bad. The bathrooms are dirty and smelly, the electrical connectors are dangerous. The location is good, staff are okay and the garden is lovely so a night can be survivable. The are differences among rooms, so check more.

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Karatu, Tanzania
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This hotel is really central- close to a lot of good restaurants and coffee places. Also its location right on the lake means theres tons of great birds hanging out in the garden, and it also gives it a very peacful feeling even though it is on the main road. The rooms are big and clean- some don't have mosquito... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed at this hotel last month for 2 nights, the hotel is shouting for repair and renovation but the owner seems happy with what ever money he is making out of it. The rooms are too old, cracked wall, doors, windows etc, bath room infested by mold has changed it's color. It is located by the lake side and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

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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Additional Information about Ghion Hotel

Address: P.O.Box 78, Bahar Dar 200111, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Bahar Dar
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Ghion Hotel Bahar Dar
Ghion Hotel Ethiopia/Bahar Dar

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