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Maribela Hotel

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Osterode am Harz, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic view , very friendly competent staff, strictly enforced rules not allowing outsiders into the hotel which is very challenging considering the enviroment. Delicious food which is a miracle as raw materials are scarce. Clean bathrooms , hot water, functioning toilet , all extremely rare in Ethiopia.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though this may not be a globally 5-star hotel, it's definitely 5-star for Lalibela. Amazing views from the rooms, all with their own private balconies. Very pleasant restaurant / lounge / garden area too. Staff were nice and helpful. Had a very nice couple days here.

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The best you can hope for in Lalibela until they would admit foreign investments and better run hotels. The view is great and we wake up every morning with birds chirping and sun filled in our rooms. The curtains are thin if you are light sensitive! The rooms and restaurant are clean and staff friendly. Good place to "relax" as...

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Whistler
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here while visiting the wonderful rock hewn churches of Lalibela. The hotel is excellent. Spotlessly clean - rooms are just fine but the view!! Your private deck with great seating looks out over the most amazing view complete with sunset. The restaurant is very good - complete with special coffee​ service. We ate 1 night at...

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La Canada Flintridge, California
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. It had hot water which made me very happy. The rooms were spacious and clean and we had a lovely balcony overlooking the valley. They were all very anxious that we have a pleasant stay. On the street outside the hotel the locals are very friendly and the high school age kids are most...

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Reviewed March 18, 2017

I was at the Maribela for two nights while visiting the rock churches in Lalibela and enjoyed stunning views and beautifully appointed hotel rooms. The views from the breakfast room and the garden outside the hotel were colorful and lush. Great bird watching! Coffee ceremony in the dining room was very lovely, too.

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Washington DC
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We had an excellent stay here for 3 nights. Incredible views, comfortable rooms, very helpful staff. And the food was the best we had in our month in Ethiopia! But the prices of some of the mains in the restaurant are higher compared to other good local options (although in dollar terms the differences are not much). A tip: Do...

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Reviewed March 2, 2017

If you're in Lalibela you really shouldn't miss this place amazing and Very beautiful place to stay. Stunning view of the evening sky and sunset. with comfortable seating. Best view I've ever had form a hotel you feel you have died and gone to heaven! and close to the rock churches. Staffs are very friendly the front desk manager was...

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North Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed February 21, 2017

I can't say enough good things about the Maribela hotel, its wonderful owner, Mikias, his charming wife, and the incredibly attentive and helpful staff. While unfortunately only a short visit to Lalibela, I was unquestionably satisfied with my stay. Mikias and co. went above and beyond to make accommodations and to ensure I was well taken care of throughout my...

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Elmhurst, Illinois
Reviewed February 18, 2017

We stayed two nights at this small, boutique hotel. It is simple and clean. The views from the balcony are stunning. The rooms are quaint and decorated with local wood and leather furniture. There is no a/c but it was not necessary in late January beginning of February, during our visit. The included breakfast was very good. Coffee was excellent....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Maribela is a first rate hotel in Lalibela, Ethiopia. We offer high quality accommodation. The restaurant is full service. Rooms are clean and well maintained as well as very well organized. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maribela Hotel

Address: Sokota Road, Lalibela 1000, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Lalibela
Price Range: $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maribela Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Can't get it better”
jluddeke, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Believe all rooms have balconies, so can't go wrong”
mhadams24, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“rooms with balcony facing the valley are best!”
cheilaughg, Mar 18, 2017 | Read review
“Try to obtain one overlooking the vast valley.”
iconicdestinations, Feb 5, 2017 | Read review
“First and Second floor rooms seemed better equipped than the 3rd Floor.”
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sarahbrooke415, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
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