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Jerusalem Hotel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   PO Box 49, Lalibela, Ethiopia (Formerly Jerusalem Guest House)
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Ranked #4 of 13 Lalibela B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tokyo, Japan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for 2 days. This hotel is in the city end. The staffs of the hotel were very kind, and room was clean. The meal was delicious and especially it’s "meet and tomato pasta" was very delicious. If you arrive at a Lalibera airport, the staff is waiting and he will take you to a hotel... More

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed two night at the Jerusalem Hotel. Compared with other Ethiopian hotels the rooms are very large and the bathroom is huge, clean and titled. Everyone at Jerusalem was friendly and helpful. i lost my cellphone on the day off my trip. the hotel staff immediately contacted me and send it to Addis Ababa. I appreciated their care and... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Some of the rooms in this hotel have good views towards the mountains, but don't expect any frills. The Ethiopian food at the restaurant was of reasonable quality, although better can be found elsewhere in Ethiopia. Staff were pleasant and efficient.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Great views of the mountains, good size clean rooms with twin beds, restaurant food is great if you go for the local dishes, European menu not so good. Lots of hot water, much needed after a day visiting the churches. Downside, window frame in my room, second floor, had a hole in it, only a shower no bath, but it... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

just outside the center of Lalibela is this fantastic hotel, overlooking the mountains around Lalibela on one side, and a pretty garden with a restaurant on the other side. We always felt a warm welcome in this hotel; the staff is great and you will really feel at home. The rooms are clean and perfect. we really recommend this hotel... More

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Mek'ele, Ethiopia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I have been staying every year at this wonderful family hotel since it opened over ten years ago and can not recommend it more highly. There is such a friendly atmosphere with superb attentive unobstrusive staff who can not do more for you. This is a true Ethiopian built and run enterprise with traditional Ethiopian hospitality. This has nothing of... More

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new york city
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Beware! Some of the rooms are very nice, others are literally in the dungeon. My room's only window was onto the hallway whose light shone into my room. I had to keep getting up to turn off the light as other guests arrived in the evening. It gets worse - the waste water pipe was in the room so I... More

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Washington, DC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Deceitful. Had long standing reservation through our local travel agent for the "best available" room for a three day stay. We arrived early evening, in the rain, after a long road trip to be greeted by the manger who said that he would personal show us our room. He proceed to take us to a squat side building where he... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Stayed near and used the hotel for coffee and wifi. Wifi is locked and is super fast. The rooms looked lovely and have an amazing view over the mountains and is stunning for sun set. Restaurant is nice but overpriced, like everywhere in lalibela!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

We came here to see the churches but were a little underwhelmed being far more blown away by the staggering natural beauty of this part of the world. The hotel is fine - functional and very well managed. In fact we were extremely impressed by the management of Moges. Food wasn't up to much, there wasn't anywhere nice to sit... More

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Address: PO Box 49, Lalibela, Ethiopia (Formerly Jerusalem Guest House)
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela
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Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #4 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Lalibela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Jerusalem Hotel 2*
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