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Mountain View Hotel

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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Madrid, Spain
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
56 helpful votes 56 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
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
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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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

First, a bit of context. Lalibela is a trove of extraordinary sights from the distant past, and is well worth a visit. One of its charms is that it is a small medieval town in the mountains in North Ethiopia, and has managed to avoid most of the technological advances of the last 100 years. In this context, the MVH... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights ... the hotel is beautifully located and has some nice places to relax and read a book or just enjoy the view. Staff was friendly and helpfull. The rooms were small and poor, beds not good ... the second day we had no water at all, they told us to move to another room... More

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

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