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Jerusalem Hotel

PO Box 49, Lalibela, Ethiopia (Formerly Jerusalem Guest House)
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Ranked #2 of 13 Lalibela B&B and Inns
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed for three nights and am glad I chose this hotel in Lalibela. Although my room was very basic it opened onto a verandah with superb views towards the mountains, and I loved sitting and watching the dawn and the sunset. There were thunderstorms with lightning flashes across the sky, too, and rain, during the evenings, so it was... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sitting on the room's stoep, watching the thunderstorm come in at sunset. Wow. Yes, we got lucky, because we were only in Lalibela one night, and had the most amazing visit. The churches aside, this was such a nice place to stay. We first had a nice clean 'fasting' lunch at the hotel after being picked up at the airport,... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This hidden gem in Lalibela is located about a 10 minute walk from the church and market place. The restaurant is wonderfully decorated , as well as a spacious room, and is designed as a typical traditional Ethiopian grass house. The rooms have a beautiful scenery overlooking the African landscape from the balcony. The food here was delicious. The breakfast... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This small hotel is on the right spot in the centre of Lalibella, very quiet. Each room as an wonderfull view over the valley. Very clean and well furnished. The hotel staff is very friendly and nice, the manager knows how to handle and is very professional . Wifi is working very well. The food is good and most of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The best hotel we've stayed in so far. Why? The rooms are clean but basic, with a fantastic view. What makes this place thoroughly enjoyable is the welcome from all the staff and the delicious home cooked food. We have had 3 days here- the first night we were the only folk in the place, thereafter the hotel has been... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Stayed here during my 2 day visit to Lalibela. The staff was wonderful, they helped us out with the entire trip..arranged a tour guide, transportation was taken care of, and food was good! The rooms have a wonderful view of the breathtaking landscape. Just loved my stay here.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Jerusalem Hotel manager arranged a day for me in Lalibela that will always be memorable. With just one day for pleasure after traveling to Addis Ababa for business, I didn't manage to arrange a tour guide to tell me the story behind the city's eleven rock churches. The manager arranged one for me and told the guide to take... More 

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Morrison
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11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a charming local hotel that offers short access to the market and or stone churches by a good walk or short tuk-tuk. While maybe not as picturesque as one of the other hotels, this hotel provided amazing service with helping me with charging devices, checking on flights, early am meals, very good meals (you HAVE to try the... More 

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Muang Sing
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21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed here while visiting the churches. They are about a 20 minute walk from the hotel. Our room was large and clean. The wifi worked well. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We were very happy with our stay here and would recommend it to all travelers. The best part about our stay was the large hornbill bird... More 

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Aberdeen, UK
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76 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Located within walking distance of the churches and close to restaurants and souvenir shops, this hotel is spotlessly clean with large rooms each with beautiful view from balconies, a good restaurant serving meals and good breakfast options. Friendly staff. Can organise tours and airport transfers etc as necessary.

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