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Mountain View Hotel

North Wollo, Lalibela, Ethiopia
Mountain View Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great setting, but that is all. Our room was ok, but the toilet leaked and flooded the bath several times. The view terrace is fantastic, but few chairs and one umbrella to shade from the sun. The people in the restaurant were sweet, but the food was below average. A little competition and this hotel will have... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you travel to Ethiopia (and you should), you must visit the ancient religious centre of Lalibela where King Lalibela, with the help of angels apparently, carved 11 churches out of solid rock back in the 1200s. And if you do the best address, in fact the only one I can recommend is the Mountain View Hotel. It is the... More 

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Gt Britain
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The views from the hotel are magnificent. The terraces expansive and the feeling of spaciousness wonderful. Bedrooms are adequate; very clean and hot water supply copious. Food is disappointing and basic. Wifi works which is a plus

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Hot water, clean rooms, comfy bed, wifi in the lobby, great views. That's all you can ask for in Lalibela. This is not a luxury hotel by any means, but it will suit your needs for a few days. Food at the restaurant is not that good, instead we ate at Ben Abeba which is an 8 min walk up... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Clean and pleasant room with your own private patio with amazing views. Staff was pleasant and helpful. The restaurant has good food and several options. The quiet and the view are why you should stay

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is located in a magnificent location on top of a ridge looking out over the beautiful surrounding landscape. The terrace is a brilliant place to have a beer while enjoying the fantastic sunsets. Food was pretty good with quite a bit of variety too. Service was always friendly and helpful. Room was fine (with great views too) with... More 

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Vilnius
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Good hotel. What was good: * free wifi in the lobby area; * clean rooms; * white towels and linenines, plenty of hot water * FANTASTIC PANORAMIC VIEWS; * quiete and calm place. Some issues: * rooms a little bit outdated; * electricity breakdowns and no generator, they use candles (well, not a big deal, it's romantic) :) * some... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have had a chance to visit Lalibela almost after 2 years with a group of 15 people from the U.S. For 2 nights we have stayed at Mountain View Hotel, Lalibela. The view from our balcony was amazing and the room was comfortable with 24 hours hot water. The service was excellent as well. I Owe big thanks for... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Wonderful location, grounds and terrace with awesome view. All rooms face the valley; comfortable with basic furnishings. Large patio. Complimentary wifi in public area with very good connection. Great laundry service. Management and staff friendly and helpful. Restaurant good, though breakfast offerings could be better.

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Townsville, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

we spent three nights in the Mountain View Hotel. Wonderful scenery from the decks and the sunset viewing was as good as any. Easy walk uptown as we did several nights to try local restaurants. Restaurant in hotel ok. Rooms were very good and clean, staff happy and keen to please

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Address: North Wollo, Lalibela, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela
Number of rooms: 161

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