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Cliff Edge Hotel - Lalibela

Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Victoria, Malta
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34 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Cliff Edge Hotel during our four-day stay in Lalibela. 'Cliff edge' describes it exactly--wonderful views over the plains below Lalibela. This is not a five-star hotel, being a bit more modest in scope; but it was very comfortable and clean, and the staff couldn't have been more pleasant and helpful. The breakfast included with our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

The best hotel in Lalibela is probably the Mountain View -- the Cliff Edge is next door and half the price. If you stay here, definitely have dinner there at least once. But why would you pay more? The Cliff Edge has beautiful and well-appointed rooms with immaculate Western-style bathrooms and jaw-dropping views at a very affordable price (we paid... More 

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Thank Jacob B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This was the perfect hotel for me and 2 friends (they even had 3 single beds in one room for us)! The views are absolutely breathtaking from your room. Hotel staff is very friendly and accomodating, and most speak pretty good english. The food was also very good and not overpriced which they could definitely get away with as there... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Pros: -*amazing* views from the room (we were originally placed on the first floor but asked to move up to the second, they obliged, and it was way more beautiful) -comfortable room/bed -clean -really cool-looking bedspreads -pretty common spaces -doting service; the manager learned all of our names almost immediately and remembered them throughout our stay Cons -wifi inconsistent in... More 

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Thank Ali K
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

The rooms aren't nearly as nice as the photos represent. We were quoted a price and after arriving at the hotel were told different... i.e. no breakfast. We moved to the Mountain View, which cost more but was much more comfortable.... and upfront about prices.

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

My choice to stay at Cliff Edge Hotel in Lalibela Ethiopia was most rewarding. I was given a second floor spacious room, with a most spectacular and impressive view! The tranquility acheived, sitting on my balcony, watching exotic soaring birds, puts feelings of being touched by the granduer mountains at sunset. These were treasured unforgettable moments of Natural Beautiful in... More 

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Thank Ajuwa A
Awasa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

CLIFF EDGE Hotel, is an extraordinary architecturally designed Hotel in Lalibela, Ethiopia, offering the relaxing comfort of being at home. In its wide open air spacious environment, defies the constraints of being in an ordinary hotel. Rooms are immaculate, elegant, and culturally designed, to give you the feel of being among the artistic people of Ethiopia in their historical environment.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Normally I wouldn't have stayed at a place this pricey ($45 for single room, including breakfast) but after a long day travelling this was the first place we looked at as it was a reccomendation by a friend. It was overall worth it and on some discussion with the staff they gave us a discount (we had resident cards). Amazing... More 

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Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Breathtaking view. Nice, clean, comfortable room. Wifi in lobby only. The staff overextended themselves to make us comfortable and help us in any way (call the airlines to reconfirm our flights, call our guide when we needed to tell him something, go out to buy bananas for us at breakfast when we asked for fruit, asking if we need something... More 

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Thank idish
San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Cliff Edge was perfect. About a fifteen minute walk from the center, it is located in a quiet area surrounded by two of the best restaurants in town. Breakfast was on the smallish side but decent. The rooms are basic but large, clean, quiet, and with infinite views of the valley. Price was great, and Melak and the rest of... More 

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