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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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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Tukul village hotel for 3 nights. I was not feeling well and the manager Alex was so helpful and kind and I soon recovered. The rooms are clean very comfortable and spacious with a delightful balcony to sit on. The large bathroom has an excellent shower. The food was good and the staff are all so friendly... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

AS you travel through Ethiopia, and visit the cities outside of Addis Ababa, you will come to Lalibela. The reason to come to Lalibela is to visit the Ethiopian Churches carved out of rock. But, that it is another story. Nevertheless, you must stay somewhere, and Tukul Village is perfect. The rooms are large, clean, and close to a lovely... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

When coming to Lalibela from the Airport you can't but notice the newly built cottages for the local people and you start thinking how finally you've come to a place where the locals participate in the money from tourism...well, when you hear a lot of them have been moved from the surroundings of the churches the picture slightly changes, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated plus mine had a stunning view. The beds are very comfortable, plus a large bathroom with plenty of hot water! The grounds are lovely and well maintained. Perfect location. Staff is helpful and friendly. We used the hotel transport to and from the airport. Highly recommend. All bank machines and ATMs were out... More 

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SE England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Relaxed and charming, with pretty courtyard bar area and a reasonable restaurant. Helpful staff and an airport shuttle service (for 70 EB each). Rooms were spacious, clean, quiet and comfortable - and everything worked well, including the shower. Not far from the churches. Breakfasts were good and on the one evening we chose to eat in it was a buffet... More 

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nyc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I thought the rooms were very comfortable. The beds were comfortable, and there was plenty of hot water. Well maintained property. I recommend that you order Ethiopian food if you eat at the restaurant there--it was solid. The staff did their best to be helpful. Highly recommend.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This hotel is located very close to St. George Church (the most well known church) and shopping area of Lalibela. It's character makes us feel welcomed and at home! Very nice accomodation, with hot shower, wifi in the common areas, and the design/decoration typical to find in Ethiopia. The restaurant could have more choices, but considering that was low season... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I have to say the rooms here were large and pretty beautiful. I had been looking forward to this hotel the whole trip. They are built in the round style of the traditional huts but very modern on the inside. We had an upper level room (apparently Bill Clinton stayed at the hotel when he was in Ethiopia - we... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Very nice rooms, very spacious. Circular huts are built to model traditional Ethiopian homes and we found that "cool." Hotel is friendly. Food is over priced and not terrific and breakfast menu is limited, but servers were nice. Try the tejbet down the street for authentic, delicious tej, honey wine!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Clean, spacious rooms based on the traditional local round huts that overlook the center of town and the rock-hewn churches (I could see the top of St George’s from my downstairs room). The grounds are lovely. However, the wifi didn’t work, at least in room 20, and it only occasionally worked at the restaurant. The food lacked variety and was... More 

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