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PO Box 49, Lalibela, Ethiopia (Formerly Jerusalem Guest House)
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Jerusalem Hotel
Ranked #4 of 12 Lalibela B&B and Inns
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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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Aberdeen, UK
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182 reviews 182 reviews
67 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We visited the rock churches of Lalabelia in Tanzania. The location is very convenient for seeing the churches, and seeing the other sites near the town. The room was comfortable, with a balcony overlooking the town. We ate breakfast and dinner at the hotel's restaurant. The menu was fairly basic and simple. But the preparation of the food was outstanding.... More

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Moscow, Russia
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The hotel is just fine. Very clean, quiet, rooms are nicely furbished and balcony is looking at the hills. It was a wonderful view for January 1st.)) It is not far from the curches, however there is a lot of dust in the city, so you might want to get some transport even for such short distance. There is a... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

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
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Additional Information about Jerusalem Hotel

Address: PO Box 49, Lalibela, Ethiopia (Formerly Jerusalem Guest House)
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25

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