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Jerusalem Hotel

PO Box 49, Lalibela, Ethiopia (Formerly Jerusalem Guest House)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a simple, clean relaxing with stunning view hotel for sure. The staff members are friendly and the guide explained every thing briefly. I advise anybody who want to stay on Lalibela should stay in this hotel. I enjoyed every single minute in that hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Jerusalem seems to be resting on it's laurels a bit. The actual hotel was nice enough, however, the food is bad, the service is bad, and the rooms really need mosquito nets (we got eaten alive!) It's incredibly well placed - very easy to wander around and to the churches. There were just lots of little things were the staff... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

On arrival at the airport there was no-one from the hotel to collect us, as unfortunately they had made a note of our arrival date incorrectly. We therefore had to hitch a lift with another hotel van, as there were no taxis. The hotel immediately rectified this mistake however on arrival and gave us an upgraded room with en-suite facilities... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Jersusalem was clean, staff attentive and pick-up and transfers from airport were punctual and friendly. Hotel is very well placed within Lalibela itself with main churches within a short walk. Our guide, Destaw Ysmaw, who seemed to be affiliated with hotel pick-up from airport was very knowledgeable and gave us a first class tour around both the churches and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I wish I could've stayed a week to enjoy the magic of the churches and surroundings! First impressions were good as guide Morges from the hotel greeted me enthusiastically at the tiny airport and launched into the intro to Lalibela while I was trying to take in the scenery. I was told it was the low season so I think... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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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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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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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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