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    Gheralta Lodge

    Hawzen, Ethiopia
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    06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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      2 adults
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          Traveler (144)
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          Overview
          • Excellent62%
          • Very good29%
          • Average5%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible0%
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          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Family Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
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          1 - 5 of 277 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Great location with unique views, calm and peaceful setting. Comfortable stop in Hawzen but if you happen to arrive a bit late and go for dinner at 8 pm, food will be already cold. Shame! The other downside is the staff's behavior (not accommodating nor...More

          Thank WN-Ug
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Breathtaking scenery, beautiful huts, great food and free drink at the bar. Also nice loungers to relax in and excellent masseur. Wish we had stayed longer but at the moment a big group comes in from France weekly and takes over and you are kicked...More

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          Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

          The place is perfect, well integrated in an amazing landscape, all the staff very professional and adapting to our needs. We two kids including a baby we had to get lunch early (around 6pm) or fear to enter in hell. The kitchen staff did its...More

          Thank mboissi
          Reviewed 5 weeks ago

          This lodge is owned and run by an Italian, who has obviously found the perfect spot for this lodge. The 'huts' built in Ethiopian style are large and well equipped. The compound is very spacious and opens to a breathtaking panorama view. The food has...More

          Thank Ursula B
          Reviewed March 28, 2017

          Incredible - warm rooms with strong showers, and good wifi - All the conforts I've been missing while in Ethiopia. Only advice is make doubly sure of your booking! We almost had a bit of an issue with ours (turned out there were two Emmas,...More

          Thank Evelyn H
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Free Internet
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
          • Location
          • Ethiopia >
          • Tigray Region >
          • Hawzen
          • Also Known As
          • Gheralta Hotel Hawzen ,
          • Gheralta Lodge Ethiopia/Hawzen, Tigray
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          Traveler (144)
          Room & Suite (34)
          Dining (13)
          Hotel & Grounds (93)
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          nalvarado_d
          Hi, I have been trying to contact the hotel for months now. No reply to emails. Could someone give me an updated email and telephone? Thank you
          May 10, 2017|
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          Response from Sofie V | Reviewed this property |
          Would love to help, but tripadvisor doesn't allow to answer with links or contact information (read guidelines), so they literally didn't want to post my answer...
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          supertraveltracy
          No replies to emails - any advice? Is the price for the room on the website per room or per person? Thanks Tracy
          January 21, 2017|
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          Response from trevcole | Reviewed this property |
          One of the best lodges in Ethiopia. I think the price is per room. They usually respond!
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          ashwinmudigonda
          Is the Abuma Yemata Geh church accessible from this lodge? What's the best way to get here from Lalibela and then leave to Addis?
          October 19, 2015|
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          Response from suzfish | Reviewed this property |
          Yes Yemata Guh very accessible from here you'd need car or minibus both of which you can hire from the lodge. From Lalibela best way is probably to fly to Akum and get pick up from there to lodge (3 hours drive). You can... More
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