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Roha Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Ranked #6 of 9 Hotels in Lalibela
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival the hotel appeared to be slightly dated, the rooms were very basic and the bathrooms needed a lot of work. We decided that it was best not to shower due to the lack of hot water. The rooms seemed clean but they were damp. I slept in my sleeping bag as the beds had seen better days. The... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed at this hotel just one night, so not much experience to share. The hotel is clean and not too far from the churchs. The food is just avarage, not comparable to our experience at Goha hotel in Gonder. Pricing is on the higher side for the area, we were able to negotiate with the manager, a very decent... More

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111 reviews 111 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights. After visiting the nice city of Lalibela or around, it is good to come to this hotel and to relax. This is a luxury hotel with a nice restaurant. The rooms are OK, with a little bit of problems inside (old stuffs), but nothing really bad.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I knew Lalibela was a small town, and I had been in Ethiopia for a month before I arrived there, so I was not expecting luxury at the Roha. However, guides and others in the town kept stating that it was an excellent hotel, and the Bradt guide described it as"upmarket", so I was expecting better than this. First, the... More

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96 reviews 96 reviews
61 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A government-run hotel with an interesting layout, friendly service and above average food. There is also an interesting on site shop selling crafts etc. (and stamps – which are hard to come by here!). A 30-40 minute walk from the rock-hewn churches and the unique Ben Abeba restaurant (great for sunsets and reasonably priced meals). Spent a very pleasant couple... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Considering the one other hotel we saw earlier in the day, this was ok. Staff was professional and helpful; though when we asked for some ice after our friend had sprained his ankle during the day's walk at the churches, we got three cubes ice. Besides that, the fans in both our rooms didn't work. We liked the restaurant 'yeTsom'... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Personally visited several Lalibela hotels on my trip and Roha was easily the best. Others were older, not as clean, had poorer restaurants and were noisier. Roha has phenomenal service, large rooms, and is very quiet. The tour staff is also incredible. They provided me with a personal tour guide, security, full use of a car, and tours to all... More

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washington, dc
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85 reviews 85 reviews
82 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

i am an experienced world traveler of matrure years, traveling alone or with friends, picky but not overly so, who does much advance research for trips, and am therefore generally happy with my hotel choices. WELL IT'S NOT THE MOUNTAIN VIEW OR THE PANORAMIC, BUT LALIBELA'S CLASSIC DOESN'T DISAPPOINT. stayed here in 2013 and again in 2014. PLUSSES >far from... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Our tour group stayed here for 3 nights. I had a twin room to myself with views through trees to mountains. Clean and quiet, and there was hot water once the shower had run for a while (do your laundry first!) The hotel is about 30 mins walk from town or you can get a taxi our tuktuk. There are... More

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Athens, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

A very very nice , seventies look hotel, clean with wi fi and pleasant garden. The rooms are spacious , verywell decorated, and the dining room big. Breakfast is not super but try the eggs !! Coffe very good. Also the little gift shop is very interesting , selling everything someone would like to bring back from Ethiopia! Rational prices.... More

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Address: Lalibela, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Roha Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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