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Alef Paradise Hotel

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main road, Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Alef Paradise Hotel
Ranked #7 of 13 Lalibela B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I only stayed one night but it was so excellent I feel I must write a review. The view from the top floor was great. Everything in the hotel was spotlessly clean, it even smelled clean, and we were impressed with the staff we met. I can’t comment on the food as we ate elsewhere. We definitely... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We visited during Christmas (Jan. 5-7th nights) so the town was slam packed. Fikeru, the owner, responded to my email in advance and communicated often and promptly with me, reserving a room without any required deposit and just trusting that I would show up. He eased my concerns stemming from the fact that all hotels book up for these nights... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed two nights at this hotel. It was booked by our tour operator from Addis Ababa as part of our budget package. A pleasant surprise, The rooms were spacious & clean. The bathroom only had a hand-held shower inside the bath, but no place to attach it to the wall. This is not anything to complain about. For the... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The small hotel has a new wing, where rooms has a great balcony (or garden connection) with a view. The rooms are clean and bright, the staff are helpfull and speaks English. Blackout can happen. For this price this can be the best option in town. Recommended!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We spent 4 nights at the hotel. It was clean and comfortable with a good view on the 3rd level. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We booked our Church guide through the hotel who was a very good guide. The food was good although juice was supposed to be available, it never was while we were there. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I stayed there over a week. Very close to the rock churches, bar, small shops for snacks. Has bar and cook. Rooms cleaned well. Nice staff. Can organise tours and shuttle to and from airport or bus station.

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Ghent, Belgium
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The hotel itself is nicely located and the breakfast is good, but we weren't really overwhelmed by the hotel manager. Because of the fact that one of the door locks in our room didn't work, we kindly asked if it was possible to change rooms. However, this was not really well appreciated by the manager, on the contrary, he was... More 

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Tottori, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

It's a fantastic place honestly. the room is so clean and large with low price. the food of restaurant is very tasty and served quickly. The staff is friendly and kind .especially the younge reception Mulu is really helpful and generous. He speaks very good English and his hospitality is awesome. And this is the nearest hotel to the churchs... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Really enjoyed my stay here: ended up extending an extra night. Room was very clean for the price range and was good value. We were here in the rainy off-season and paid about $25/night for our room (#103) with a double bed and a twin. Hot water and bathtub in the room (hot water worked, but had to turn on... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This hotel is located very close (easy walking distance) to the church complex, which is its main advantage. The room was clean, the staff friendly and the breakfast definitely passable. On the downside, we were without electricity for a long time which was a bit difficult, although apparently that was a problem in the whole town not the hotel, and... More 

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Address: main road, Lalibela, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela
Number of rooms: 5

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