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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belgrade, Serbia
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view is great!! Lovely evenings on the terrace, silent nights, good food, kind staff, clean rooms - one of the best experiences in Ethiopia! After visiting amazing sites in Lalibela, this is what you really need.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived to a peaceful retreat wide open spaces and towering ceilings Check -in was fast , welcomed with fresh squeezed orange juice. My bags were taken to my room which was quite spacious with a stunning view of rugged mountains in the horizon. I could spend all day gazing at the view. No phones or TV to distract you,... More 

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Brisbane
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526 reviews
139 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having endured the Yeha Hotel in Axum, we were ready for another frightful experience. Surprisingly, this hotel turned out to be quite good. Although not 4 star as the rating would suggest, it had lots of good features and was probably the best in Lalibela. As other reviewers have said, the views from the hotel are magnificent as well... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights during our trip through Ethiopia. Nice and clean rooms. Good food, friendly people and good wifi in the restaurant area. But the most impressive was the view from the hotel. Second picture is the hotel seen from the Ben Abebe restaurant.

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Nairobi
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43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The hotel is perched on the side of a cliff with stupendous views across the valley. The view from my bed was without doubt the greatest I have ever experienced. The bird life is incredible, just sitting around on the terrace with a beer you can see things that many birders would kill for. The rooms are comfortable with all... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The hotel has friendly helpful staff and the personal touch is very good.The cleanliness is outstanding and the food very good. There is no swimming pool but this is a mountainous area with water restrictions so this needs to be understood. This is likely the best hotel in the town. The views are a bonus. You may even get to... More 

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Vietnam
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91 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The location of this hotel is great and it has a pretty garden. The room was okay, but the shower only produced a trickle of hot water. The food and the staff are the biggest problem. They see guests as an interruption to their day of chatting to each other. The food was awful and not even able to get... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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42 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a decent place to stay. The setting is certainly great. The beer is cold. The wifi works in reception. I slept well. I wouldn't say that the rooms are well appointed: they are basic but functional. Remember this is deep in rural Ethiopia - it's hard to rate the place on a global scale, but it mostly worked... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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118 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The best thing about this hotel are the great views from the terrace. Unfortunately, although the views can be enjoyed from the balcony in the room (although there are no chairs), they can only be enjoyed from the seating area on the large roof terrace in the early morning and end of the afternoon as no shade is provided at... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

As the other reviews say this hotel does offer stunning views from the balconies of the rooms. Other than this the hotel is very basic but adequate. Unfortunately the rooms are smoking rooms so if you are a non-smoker the smell f stale smoke may bother you. The food was good and the chef was attentive. Wifi is available in... More 

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