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North Wollo, Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Mountain View Hotel
Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Lalibela
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Positives: the staff at Mountain View Hotel was very friendly, the room was quite clean, and the views are stunning. Negatives: the bed was very uncomfortable and a foam mattress would have been much preferred. We purchased a package deal through the hotel's owner (lodging, transport, meals, tickets, etc...) and realized later that we were substantially overcharged when seeing the... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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99 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Very nice lobby Excellent restaurant with good prices Excellent Wifi Incredible mountain views of surrounding area. Cons: A little walk outside of town (15-20min) Rooms are very basic. Hotel looks nicer from the outside.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

On our tour of this fascinating and beautiful country we stayed two nights at the Mountain View Hotel in Lalibela. First of all our positive impressions: The view is fantastic, the hotel building very beautiful and decorated with a lot of taste, the rooms are quite ok eventhough not up to the standards that you can expect for this price... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The views from this hotel are amazing. The room was basic but fine. The staff were helpful. The breakfast was quite good; the other meals were not very interesting. I couldn't get WIFI in my room, but it was fine in the lobby.

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A dramatic location and a handsome and servicable hotel. The bed was firm, the television in the lobby large-screen, the wi-fi acceptable. A stoat or its Ethiopian equivalent came to visit my patio. One fault was the dining room, which is quite depressingly lit at dinnertime (though lovely in daytime), and the dinner was average (though the breakfast delightful). As... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The rooms were very nice, clean and modern with some nice additions like an WIFI. The WiFi is fast enough, reachable in my room. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We found the location ideal. The negative point for us was the breakfast time. The service was also a bit slow. Overall, we had a nice stay at Mountain... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

This is our second stay in Lalibela. We vote one more again for this property very good staff, comfortable rooms and good food. Waiters need to learn better communication skill for international tourist. I really like the building design. I recommend this hotel to any one got a chance to visit lalibela. Excellent WIFi connection in our room and at... More

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

3 stars that may be 4! Very good looking building, from outside and inside, and extremely pleasant stay: the room was quite comfortable. Toilet and bath clean. We had breakfast at the hotel and it was excellent. Also the position is very convenient for rest. I got low season discount for this place and the prices seemed reasonable with the... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The selling point for this accommodation is its location and views. As a property, it was designed to be airy and bright which is still the case. Wi-fi is available only in the pleasant and well-appointed lobby. Rooms are comfortable and clean, and my bed was comfortable while that of another member of my party was not. In the dining... More

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NW England
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The location and views from terraces and bedroom balconies are fantastic. Huge lamergeyer swept past at eye level in to the bargain. However the service was disinterested and poor. The rooms were adequate but neither particularly comfy or clean. Just one outdoor chair on the balcony and one inside. Breakfast was adequate and we decided on that basis to eat... More

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Address: North Wollo, Lalibela, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela

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