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Cliff Edge Hotel - Lalibela

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Rome, Italy
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We had a lovely two-night stay in this hotel with very friendly, smiling staff and fabulous views from the rooms. Clean and comfortable rooms. Only two important issues: the wifi was not working in the rooms and hardly in the common areas (although internet is generally an issue in Ethiopia), and there was a bad smell in the batroom, probably... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

I've been to Lalibela several times, and Cliff Edge always takes the cake. Located a 15 minute walk to the entrance to the Lalibela churches, the hotel is well situated and every room comes with a balcony facing the canyon providing awesome views. Its also a ten minute walk from the Ben Ababa restaurant. The hotel is clean, simple, and... More 

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Thank Karl L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

The hotel has best design with local touch. The view form your room or the top is simply beautiful. The atmosphere is home feeling, the staff is so welcoming staff. Chen in a and out was so smooth. Breakfast was great with the fresh juice. All our group members loved their stay. Zablon

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Thank Shiromeda1
Solomon G, General Manager at Cliff Edge Hotel - Lalibela, responded to this review

Dear Zablon, Warmest greetings from cliff edge hotel. Thank you very much indeed for staying with us and for Taking the time to write the pleasant review of your recent stay. We couldn't be happier to hear that you had enjoyed your stay. Your words of praises are indeed a great source of motivation For the us. We are looking... More 

Oakland, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

What a wonderful experience I had! The staff was so friendly and helpful. The view was exquisite and the rooms were neat and clean. I'm very particular about cleanliness and they passed my test. Cliff Edge really put you in paradise because you can look out and see the mountains and plush trees. The view alone is worth coming back... More 

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Solomon G, General Manager at Cliff Edge Hotel - Lalibela, responded to this review

Dear S Tamakloe, Warm greetings! Thank you for your fantastic review of the cliff edge. I shared your positive comments with our team and we look very much forward to welcoming you back again . Sincerely, Solomon G. More 

Oakland, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

The rooms were clean and the showers were great. The staff made the stay so enjoyable and remembered my name from check in. The view from my balcony took my breath away every time I looked out. Breakfast was delicious. Most of all the people were welcoming and made the stay exceptional.

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Solomon G, Manager at Cliff Edge Hotel - Lalibela, responded to this review

Warm greetings from Cliff Edge Hotel's staff and management. We'd like to thank you very much for staying with us, and for taking time to express the wonderful time and experience you had as our guest at Cliff Edge Hotel. Concerning your rating however, may I take this opportunity to clarify what has happened, seemingly done erroneously when reading your... More 

Victoria, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We stayed at the Cliff Edge Hotel during our four-day stay in Lalibela. 'Cliff edge' describes it exactly--wonderful views over the plains below Lalibela. This is not a five-star hotel, being a bit more modest in scope; but it was very comfortable and clean, and the staff couldn't have been more pleasant and helpful. The breakfast included with our room... More 

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Thank Margaret G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

The best hotel in Lalibela is probably the Mountain View -- the Cliff Edge is next door and half the price. If you stay here, definitely have dinner there at least once. But why would you pay more? The Cliff Edge has beautiful and well-appointed rooms with immaculate Western-style bathrooms and jaw-dropping views at a very affordable price (we paid... More 

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Thank Jacob B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This was the perfect hotel for me and 2 friends (they even had 3 single beds in one room for us)! The views are absolutely breathtaking from your room. Hotel staff is very friendly and accomodating, and most speak pretty good english. The food was also very good and not overpriced which they could definitely get away with as there... More 

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New York City, New York
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Pros: -*amazing* views from the room (we were originally placed on the first floor but asked to move up to the second, they obliged, and it was way more beautiful) -comfortable room/bed -clean -really cool-looking bedspreads -pretty common spaces -doting service; the manager learned all of our names almost immediately and remembered them throughout our stay Cons -wifi inconsistent in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

The rooms aren't nearly as nice as the photos represent. We were quoted a price and after arriving at the hotel were told different... i.e. no breakfast. We moved to the Mountain View, which cost more but was much more comfortable.... and upfront about prices.

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Additional Information about Cliff Edge Hotel - Lalibela

Address: Lalibela, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela
Price Range: $55 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cliff Edge Hotel - Lalibela 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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