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Tukul Village

Certificate of Excellence
Main Road, Lalibela, Ethiopia
Tukul Village
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose
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157 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there during our two nights stay in Lalibella. It's a great hotel, very clean, luxurious, they have HOT shower (and it's hot), never run out of electricity. Free WiFi is only available at the reception, bar, and restaurant area though, not in the room. Signal is average. The restaurant is good, offers good selection of traditional Ethiopian dishes... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights in Tukul Village in July while visiting the stone churches of Lalibela. Alex (manager) was extremely helpful when we had difficulties with booking & payment through a third party booking site. We had our 2 year old with us and the staff could not do enough for him throughout the visit. Overall a wonderful stay with lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only is Tukal village a gorgeous feast for the eyes from the outside with it's colorful flowers and modern Tukals (a Tukul is a round home that the people in the countryside have traditionally lived in for years, and many still do), but the inside is very romantic and comfortable. The balcony looks over the amazing views that Lalibela... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a delight it was to arrive at Tukul Village. After making do with charmless accommodations or places that lacked amenities or character, Tukul Village was heavenly. The huts are so cute and inside and amazing. Huge and comfortable and clean and well designed. From my hut i could see the churches and blossoming flowers were everywhere. The bathroom was... More 

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Dakar, Senegal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Stayed two nights in mid June. Heavy rains and frequent power cuts made stay in lalibela challenging but the hotel staff was efficient and friendly with decent food. Room 23 is the one. Best view, little entry way and a great shower with boiling water. The lamb tibes with tomatoe and fresh local bread was best meal.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My favorite thing about this hotel was the lush, bird-filled landscaping. The views, large clean room, and plentiful hot water with great shower were nice too. We were able to arrange transportation and tours from the hotel and the manager was very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had a lovely 3 day stay at the Tukul Village hotel. They arranged an airport pickup for an extremely reasonable price. The room was clean, large, nicely decorated and all the top rooms have views and balconies facing Saint George church. Though admittedly all you will see is the tiny surface of the roof in the distance. If you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This are cool rooms, circular, large and well decorated. We had a little patio with a great view of the countryside. The location is a bit out than others but there isn't huge amount outside of the churches during the day. We struggled to find any nightlife. The hotel has a restaurant/bar which has a decent set menu. Shame it... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Good quality traditional style accommodation with with clean and light tukuls (rooms), a spacious bathroom with plenty of hot water. Friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, good food and lovely garden area. They have worked hard here and offer a high standard of service. Some rooms have views of bushes and flowers that attract birds and some overlook the market area and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We spend two nights and we liked it. The room was comfortable and quiet. The food was ok, more international than we liked. We liked eating at the 7 Olives restaurant, they had authentic Ethiopian food. They promised to accept credit card and in the end we had to pay by bank transfer. All in all a good experience, I... More 

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