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Taye Belay Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I recently stayed at Taye Belay when I traveled for a meeting. It is centrally located close to the the castle and the centre of the city, however it is not value for money. The rooms are not that well kept, having said that they are ok for places outside Addis. My room window was not closing so I reported...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

So the Taye Belay is actually the nicest hotel in Gondar, and in spite of the bad rating, I was quite happy with the majority of my experiences staying there. However. My friend and I were scammed out of over 1300 birr in a con that required the collusion of the hotel in order to work. My friend and I...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stayed in this hotel for overnight. Great customer service at the bar and restaurant. The view was neat from the patio. The bathroom light was not working. We informed the front desk and they did nothing about it. They did not even say sorry for the inconvenience.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Quite an ugly hotel but rooms good and service great. Close to hotels. Good massage. Food not very good, seem to have difficulty making western food. Do not order the club sandwich! And if you order a cappuccino make sure you ask for coffee in it!

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UAE
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We stayed here for two nights, during our trip to the north. Although it is touted as THE hotel in Gonder and is apparently the place where all the big shots and UN/NGO staff hang out, it was quite average. The reception staff and the management are super friendly, which is great to compensate for the state of the rooms....

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Taye B, Marketing Manager at Taye Belay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RanaK69 Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your review is very important to us, as we strive to improve every time. Unfortunately we regret for your the poor experience you had at our hotel. We have taken your review and talked to the responsible departments. I am pleased to announce...

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This is a really great hotel with the most wonderful staff who will do anything to help its guests. All the staff smile and are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are extremely comfortable and very clean - in fact everywhere in the hotel is very clean. The restaurant and the food is very good and the chef often comes...

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Taye B, Marketing Manager at Taye Belay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sandra, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments; I really appreciate your feedback regarding our service in the restaurant. Your feedback is always gives us a great insight about our guests experience in our hotel. Your comments on the staff smile, room cleanness, the quality of foods and our chef professional ethics... We continue to be...

South East London
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Stayed here for one night on our tour of Northern Ethiopia and it was definitely the best . The rooms were clean and modern with a good supply of hot water and comfortable beds. Rooms also had hair dryers. They did not have mosquito nets. The service was excellent and everyone was very friendly and helpful. Dinner was average as...

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Taye B, Marketing Manager at Taye Belay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie, Warm greeting from Taye Belay Hotel.Many thanks indeed for your kind words and We appreciate your encouraging comments. It is great to learn that you appreciated our rooms,hot water,our comfortable beds and the central location of our hotel and many more. on behalf of our hotel management i will make sure that,continually strives to be the best hotel...

Uganda
Reviewed 16 April 2016

After a 3 day trek in the Simien Mountains it was wonderful to have a lovely comfortable bed with lots of soft pillows, a hot shower, room service and some good movie channels to collapse for the night!

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Taye B, Marketing Manager at Taye Belay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dangusman, Warm greeting from Taye Belay Hotel.Many thanks indeed for your kind words and We appreciate your encouraging comments. It is great to learn that you appreciated our bed,pillows,multi-choice canal and our room service deliver as they were excellent at their job. on behalf of our hotel management i will make sure that,continually strives to be the best hotel...

Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best hotels I've stayed in. The rooms have a great view of the city as the hotel is in walking distance from the Fasiledes castle. The staff were very friendly and food was great. It is located in the center of the city and you get all in one because it is in walking distance...

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Taye B, Director of Sales at Taye Belay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dawit B. On behalf of Taye Hotel staff and Management, Thanks indeed for the appreciation and kind words...Hope we will serve you again!! with hospitality greeting Ephrem B. (marketing manager)

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2016

A very friendly staff and a quiet hotel with good quality room and shower. We enjoyed our stay on the west side of the hotel building with the best view of the sunset. Also the view from the terrace is unbeatable. My husband and myself enjoyed our stay in Gondar.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taye Belay Hotel is situated 150 meter walking distance from the famous Fasiledes Castel compound with stunning views. The outside design is inspired by their unique architecture. In general this hotel can be considered as a part of our back and astonish civilized history. At Taye Belay Hotel, it is our privilege to provide each of our guests with an exquisite level of service and uncompromising comfort. Our rooms are spacious and elegant, and we have the capacity to accommodate more than 87 guests at a time. Our conference and event halls are convenient for business meeting and benefit from state of the art apparatus and facilities. Our Values Our client oriented approach enables us to establish positive and customers we put people first and provide a fixable service that caters for individual needs and desires. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taye Belay Hotel

Address: Gonder 6907, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Gonder
Price Range: £54 - £85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Taye Belay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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