Gondar, Simien & Lalibela, Ethiopia Family Hotels

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Hotels Family Room Sleeps 5,6,7,8

Ethiopian Hotel accommodations for families of 5, 6, 7, or 8 in one family room are listed in alphabetical order below (scroll down). The interactive Google map shows the location of each of the Ethiopian family hotels. The room price or rate range of each hotel is indicated with the $ symbol. See the $-symbol key in the sidebar. Click on the hotel name for more details. The detail information includes a location street map, the hotel’s address, phone number, website link, email address, and how to book.

Points of Interest:

The Amhara Region is home to the peaceful city of Gondar with special historical sites including Fasilides Castles and Debre Birhan Selassie Church. The Simien

Simien Moutains

Golden Gelada in the Simiens

Mountains are also located in this area. This mountain range is stunningly gorgeous and full of wild life. Finally, the city of Lalibela is a must see with its rock-hewn churches — designated as a World Heritage Site. Lalibela is surrounded by equally beautiful flat topped mountains and countryside.

Cultural Notes:

Cooks prepare and offer injera bread at almost all meals. This bread is used in lieu of utensils for eating the aromatic stews. A little bit of bread is torn off and then used as a scoop. It should always be eaten with the right hand. Finally, Coffee is of ancient origin in Ethiopia. As such there are special coffee ceremonies surrounding this beverage.

The Amhara Region is predominantly Orthodox Christian but additional religions are practiced. The Ethiopians are very proud of their tolerance towards each other regardless of religious affiliation. Women should prepared with a scarf to cover their hair when entering orthodox churches. Additionally, women and men enter the church though different doors. Lastly,  all men and women religious should be treated very respectfully and deferentially.

   

Tukul Village – Lalibela

Tukul Village – Lalibela

Accommodations: Let me begin with best shower I had in Ethiopia! The guest rooms at this hotel have large comfy beds with views into either a small garden area or of the surrounding terrain.  The en-suite bathrooms come with basic amenities. At the time of this writing a family of five staying in a “Family…

LimaLimo Lodge – Simien Mountains National Park

LimaLimo Lodge – Simien Mountains National Park

Accommodations: First of all, the LimaLimo is a beautiful all-inclusive, eco-lodge within the Simien Mountains National Park (UNESCO). The contemporary guest rooms are serene and understated in design. They are separate small cabins dispersed about the property but close to the lodge. The comfy bed sits in front of a long picture window. A single…

 

The Goha Hotel – Gondar

The Goha Hotel – Gondar

Accommodations: The Goha is a lovely hotel sitting on top of a hill with panoramic views of the city of Gondar below.  There are family rooms that can accommodate a family of five with young children as well as connecting rooms. The guest rooms are comfortable with small but complete bathrooms.  As there is no…

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