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Lal Hotel Lalibela

Post 58, Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

peaceful and amazing !!!! the land escape, people, culture, architecture .....was so amazing !!! i stayed 4 nights and there was an amazing quality service provision. the staff was very friendly they give good care for family vacationers

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We visited Lal during the off season and the place was pretty empty. Our room was nice and comfortable though cold at night. This was exacerbated by the solar hot water: no sun, no hot showers. Wifi didn't work in our room but was OK — by Ethiopian standards — elsewhere. Cleaning was spotty; they missed a few days. The... More 

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County Meath, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Very welcoming hotel where my family and we stayed for two nights. Staff were very friendly and looked after our family exceptionally well. Went out of their way to take care of our little baby girl. Buffet was lovely. Internet was not that strong which was probably due to the number of visitors.

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Belfast, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This hotel has it all, for the traveller interested in experiencing life outside the 5-star circuit. I stayed 2 nights, and had a very comfortable room, spacious and clean. It was on the second floor in the garden area, and was quiet after the village noises ended - around 8 pm. WiFi is unreliable everywhere in Ethiopia - it is... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I'll start with the positives - Free shuttle service from the airport which is quite a journey way from the hotel. - The staff are friendly, waiters and bar staff. - location is okay too. Negatives - I booked hotel on a hotel provider website and the room I was allocated was not the one I was under the impression... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Hot water for shower was intermittent. Curtain for the room were inadequate and let in too much light. Environment was noisy. Wifi did not connect to internet for most of our stay. Restaurant service was pretty poor, they only had one of their restaurants open and that was full, so they sat us in the bar and then ignored us.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

I'm told the rooms on the second floor were better - but our room on the ground floor was dark and dreary. The shower was miserable - the water pressure was non-existent and there was barely any water that trickled from the shower head. Additionally, the two temps were wither cold or scalding, burning my skin a number of times.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

DO NOT book tour or stay with Lal Hotel & Tour becauae they did not keep their promise. I had a very unhappy experience with Lal Hotel Lalibela. After I booked the hotel 1 week before my arrival, I immediately contacted the hotel to arrange free airport shuttle, and the hotel replied me my airport shuttle is confirmed per my... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

The staff was really friendly, nice and helpful. The rooms were really basic. If you are there for one night it is fine. For more than one night, find another place. Three of us in two different rooms had awful bites and not mosquitos either. The reception is not open all night, fyi. We arrived late and needed to wait... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

We were booked into a good room category at Lal Hotel for Timkat festival. We arrived in the evening and the friendly and smiling personnel took our luggage and showed us to the "bungalows" where our room was. When after what felt like 5 minutes of walking, we arrived at our room (#41), what we found was the lowest room... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lal Hotel Lalibela is a supreme establishment where culture is embodied within its grand walls providing quality hotel services to nationals and non-nationals all over the world since 1995. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lal Hotel Lalibela

Address: Post 58, Lalibela, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela
Price Range: $33 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
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