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Babogaya Lake Viewpoint Lodge

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

i had a wonderful short break with the birds, tortoises, tree house and oh the beautiful lake. sadly the establishment nearby decided to play music loudly for the majority of the time...the envisioned restful weekend was certainly what i got

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Rooms - Vary according to choice, decent facilities however there is room for improvement. Rooms closest to the lake do not have toilets (to keep the lake clean) or hot showers. Food - Very good and freshly cooked. The breakfast that is included in the room price is only bread rolls with some spreads, one has to pay for extras...

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Nice relaxing. Rooms are OK and clean. Good lake side restaurant. Break fast OK. Food not too much choices but one can live with it. Seating beside the lake could be improved and increased. Staff is courteous and helpful.

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Thank deveco
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I spent there a weekend and I found it really relaxing. The staff was really helpful and I loved the food (and the beers) that they can provide! I was there with some friends and we had great time, we also went to swim in the Babogaya lake!! I will come back for sure..

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This lodge offers great relaxation area, comfortable bedrooms, and exceptional food. When staying at a hotel/lodge, any of those assets would be welcome. To get all three is a joy. This place is great to reunite with nature and animals (there are about 10 turtles walking around the lodge). It has master simplicity, from sleeping in a tree hut to...

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Thank Alban S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is really a great place. Staff was friendly and helpful. Rooms are nice, and most of them have wonderfull view on the lake. Arrival at the coldest time of the day, but the views and the delicious breakfast gave warmth immediately ... The owner gave us good tips to visit and took out to a nearby lake to see...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 22 January 2017

the lodge is a fantastic place to relax before or after you are going on a tour the food is nice and the rooms are comfortable sometimes the neighbours can be a little bit noisy, but the view on the babogoya lake let you forget all this and more

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Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We've discovered it by chance, while strolling around and it's been a great surprise. We've only spent 3-4 hours in the sitting are, ordered food and drinks. The choice is limited, but fine. It is welcoming and rustic lodge with an awesome view over the lake. I would highly recommend this establishment to you.

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great weekend here. The reviews are pretty much spot on, so we got what we expected. Kids were very happy staying in the treehouse, playing with Jan's kids, and going round the lake on the free kayaks. The view is special from the terrace. The place is basic but real, and it's the only place that fits...

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

We have stayed in this lodge as our original flight was canceled and we had to leave 1 day earlierer to Ethiopia. We didn't want to stay in Addis and this is was a good choice to start our vacation. The fact that it is a Belgian guy who own this lodge may have had an influence on our choice...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nice place with an amazing view over a clear volcanic, round lake in which you can swim or make a tour with the kayak. Climate of 26 degrees the whole year like in spring in the south of California or France.Run by a Belgium guy and an Ethiopian lady.We serve fresh fish and vegetables from the surrounding farms. Day trips and tours possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Babogaya Lake Viewpoint Lodge

Address: Kebele 15 House 571, Debre Zeyit 7000, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Oromiya Region > Debre Zeyit
Price Range: £47 - £56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Babogaya Lake Viewpoint Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“if you want ease of access to the shower with hot water then stay in room 3 or above. However room 1 to 3 have the best view of the lake”
yannomad, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the upper part will avoid you some stairs”
RuggieroF_13, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 is the best in terms of view, and quietness. It has no personal bathroom though (have to use the common one)”
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656albans, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lake view rooms are available with shared facilities.”
pacarrigan, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms around the common area are quiter”
878clarisseg, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
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