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Marlborough, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

No problems with the place, good room, not hypermodern but clean and tidy en-suite rooms. Had come from a homestay so this was a rather easier option. Not on the waterfront but well located in walking distance of bus station, countless restaurants, and day-today live in Bahar Dar. If you're travelling on a budget this is a good option.

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Reviewed 9 May 2016

For this Ethiopian trip my wife and I were traveling a bit differently and rather then a flight into Bahar Dar and being whisked to the Kuriftu Resort by taxi, it was a long bus ride from Addis and a dark walk from the drop-off point carrying a couple of backpacks. I had no reservations and knew none were really...

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Wubetu T, Manager at Blue Nile Hotel, responded to this review

First and for most, I would like to provide my heartfelt gratitude for your time to come to our hotel from lots of options and to write such constructive feedback to our service. In addition we really happy to hear comment of satisfaction which will enforce us to do more things targeting to get as well as sustaining customer satisfaction...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We found this hotel on the banks of the lake and it really was beautifully appointed and clean. the rooms were large and clean and comfortable. breakfast was free and very substantial and the evening menu was very affordable for western tastes and the food was good.

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Wubetu T, Manager at Blue Nile Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Our Honorable Guest, Thank you very much for your choice to stay with us at first and I appreciate for your good comment of cleanness, room size, food test and our affordable price. Actually we are striving to give professional service and we have a priority for customer satisfaction which is the pillars of our business. I thank you...

Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Although this hotel is in an edgy part of town the atmosphere changes once you come in the front door, the reception desk is well staffed and the recetion area is spacious and a comfortable place to sit out. The breakfast is good and the wi-fi works, my only gripe was that the room was incredibly hot and stuffy when...

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Katwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Let op: dit is niet het Avanti Blue Nile Hotel! Dit hotel, van buiten mooi en modern ogend, laat binnenin veel hout zien en doet oud aan. Op loopafstand (+ 10 minuten) van het Tanameer. Het hotel heeft een goed restaurant. Er dringt lawaai van buiten door in de (gehorige) kamer door blaffende honden en startende auto’s. Het hotel heeft...

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Connecticut
Reviewed 28 November 2015

This is a nicely run hotel - clean, up-to-date, nice views, wonderful staff. My only problem was our room was very small - two beds and very little room to walk around. If I were returning, I would stay here again.

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xsoras, Manager at Blue Nile Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Anteneh A.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

I am regular customer in blue nile hotel for the past &5 years. Eveytime i visited i am happy with the service they proved ,the room is clean & the location is hotspot. Also room price is affordable & has excellent breakfast buffet. If you want affordable & value for maney hotel? Don't look further.

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xsoras, Manager at Blue Nile Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest ! Thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share them with us. It is pleasure to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Relax guaranteed that we will take you comments for further encouragement within the team to ensure personal service and warm welcome for your next visit.

Sudbury, ON
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This hotel was very clean and offered a little gift store in the lobby. Meals were good at the restaurant as well. The walls were very thin though. If anyone was walking in the hallway it was no trouble to hear them talking. Thought it was strange to leave the room key with staff when you left the hotel but...

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xsoras, Manager at Blue Nile Hotel, responded to this review

I was delighted to receive your comment, and was especially pleased to read your kind words about our hotel. It made me happy to know you feel at home with us. Thank you very much Stay Safe! Anteneh Asfaw Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 October 2015

To echo some other reviews - the hotel is perfectly fine. We had a comfortable balcony room with nice touches like rose petals and excellent cleaning services. The restaurant is decent. But the hard sell they give you to book you on tours is really not fun. Frankly we weren't such fans of Bahir Dar generally, but if we came...

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xsoras, Manager at Blue Nile Hotel, responded to this review

We would like to offer our deepest apologies for the trouble you had to experience with our hotel. This situation is not ordinary and these incidents are not typical of us. We are very serious when it comes to our client’s satisfaction and have a zero tolerance policy in this respect. We appreciate that you understand that mistakes sometimes happen...

Reviewed 30 September 2015

We stayed in the Blue Nile hotel in Oct 2014. At the time, the service was friendly and the room was clean. Breakfast was decent and plentiful. There was wifi, but it didn't work in the room (typical for much of Ethiopia). It was our second accommodation in Bahir Dar, and while it was more expensive than the first, it...

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xsoras, Manager at Blue Nile Hotel, responded to this review

Dear , Thank you for your lovely review. It’s very kind of you to take the time to post it. Your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try every day, to provide that quality customer service that our guests expect....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Nile hotel is a well known Hotel with its quality and satisfactory services in Bahir dar Ethiopia. Located at one of the best tourist destination,Bahir dar , Blue Nile hotel is serving its customer with well equipped hotel facilities and well trained staff members. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Nile Hotel

Address: Kebel 6 | Beg Tera, Bahar Dar, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Bahar Dar
Price Range: £15 - £28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 55
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 of 5 bubbles TigerFord7571, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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