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Lal Hotel Lalibela

Post 58, Lalibela, Ethiopia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My boyfriend and I flew into Lalibela from Adis Abeba and met a great guide name Haile Mariam Wubert at the Lal Hotel. He showed us his guiding credentials and arranged to meet us early the next morning for a tour of the spectacular Lalibela church complex. Haile arrived promptly at the hotel, arranged a tuc tuc to transport us... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Lal Hotel for three nights in the off-season and had a wonderful experience. We were given a room with a terrific view of the town with the mountains in the background. The room was clean, the bed firm and comfortable and the deck outside provided a fantastic place to practice yoga early in... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Stayed here for one night with my girlfriend. We spent the whole night awake due to their being lots of mosquitos in the room, and there being no mosquito nets! We went out to the reception during the night which was closed. My girlfriend spoke with the night security guys and they came and sprayed our room. But then, the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

I was stay for 3night in this hotel with frends i and my frdnds are liket the garden is very good each class had littile triase And the price was ok for as and if u guys need to go trekking i willl recommanded u to call this man callod birhan tadesse if u csll him sny thim

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The Lal Hotel is one of the few large hotels in Lalibela and its prime feature is the excellent service of its manager, Bobby, and his very friendly and helpful staff. We held two workshops at the hotel for about 60 people over a week, with about 25 of those people staying there for that whole week. It was really... More 

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LAL_HOTEL, Manager at Lal Hotel Lalibela, responded to this review

Dear Oscar, Thank you for your candid comments. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area gain soon, don't hesitate to call us. Thanks Mikael More 

Roma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We have stayed in the hotel for two nights and we have actually felt at home. The entire staff, no one excluded, was very nice, always smiling and ready to take care of our needs. Even the driver of the airport shuttle is very nice and responsible while driving, which is not so common in Ethiopia. We also thank Molla... More 

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Dominika27
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Nice hotel, one of the better ones I had the oppurtunity to stay in whilst in Ethiopia. The rooms were clean and nice, wifi worked in the lobby and garden (not in rooms), the shower wasn't too bad (occasional cold water bursts, but thats standard in Ethiopia), and the breakfastwas ok. However, as a feedback to the hotel, here are... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

In my visit to Lalibela last June, I was summoned by a young man at the airport to stay at the Lal Hotel. From its massive compound to the impressive traditionally-designed room I stayed in, I was pleasantly surprised during my stay for one I didn’t expect a resort hotel in one of the most ancient cities in the world.... More 

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LAL_HOTEL, Manager at Lal Hotel Lalibela, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I hope your next stay and just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with. Kind Regards Mikael More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I believe they have more rooms than the other hotels, they had a few tour groups of older German folks. I paid around $46 USD per night for a single tukul room which included a hot breakfast, wireless access, shuttle in from airport (normally 70 birr). For $60 you could use the amneities like the pool (the only one in... More 

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Vaasa, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have visited this hotel in September 2014 and the hotel stuffs do really know how to treat their customers. best reception and great serving. And the food is yummy yummy.. besides the hotel is located close to the the historical churches of lalibela.

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LAL_HOTEL, Manager at Lal Hotel Lalibela, responded to this review

Dear Temeak, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Take care! Mikael More 

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