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10000 Flamingos Lodge

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Abijata-Shalla National Park, Abidjatta-Shalla National Park Ethiopia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Wheelchair access
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

First of all, the views are stunning and.there are actually thousands of flamingos! we stayed at the lodge for two nights and have somewhat mixed feelings about it. The bungalows are nicely designed, have great views and we found them quite comfortable to sleep in....More

Thank Katharina S
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Basic hut but with windows all around, provides a fabulous view of the Chitta lake,where the flamingos gather. The accommodation is basic, but clean. Hot water is available. Beds are firm and comfortable, no bugs whatsoever. Food is quite good, even if the menu can...More

Thank Metravellingagain
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Although the resort is a bit remote (requiring an hour or so drive from the main road on a rough dirt road), upon arrival we were blown away with the wonderful view of Chitu Lake with the thousands of flamingo's. The site is an uplifting...More

Thank IKEY_12
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We absolutely loved our stay in 10000 Flamingo Lodge. The location of the lodge is extraordinary, the scenery is breath-taking and the lodge itself beautiful. Although simple, the lodge has all you need; very spacious and beautifully decorated rooms, large windows to enjoy the sunset...More

Thank MooseyDaisy
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We stayed for one night in the 10.000 Flamingo's Lodge and enjoyed this very much. The place is very quiet, you have a marvelous view over the lakes, you can make nice walks. Guide Mohammed is very kind and helpful. Also the other staff was...More

Thank Marijke W
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The 10000 Flamingos Lodge is in the Southern part of Abiata-Shalla National Park between Lake Chitu and Lake Shalla. 10000 flamingos all year round. 10 traditional rooms with bathroom in the room and ...More restaurant service for those who stay overnight. For those who don't have a car, we can pick you up in Shashemene busstation, to go on together the last 36 km to the lodge by local transport. Daily Selam busses are starting in Addis, direction Awassa. You can swim in Lake Shalla or sit in the hot springs, nearby the lodge. One of our staff will be with you for walks in the surroundings. With Flamingos Tours Ethiopia, we can provide you all the necessairy for your travel in Ethiopia. Our older sister is the Babogaya Lake Viewpoint Lodge in Debre Zeit. For those who have a car : Take in Shashemene the road to SODO for 22 km and turn to the right in the village of Awara. There is a big yellow signbord. Follow the gravel road 14 km and at a signbord " 1km " you take left. Lodge on the hill. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Wheelchair access
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Ethiopia > Oromiya Region > Abidjatta-Shalla National Park
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Ethiopia > Oromiya Region > Abidjatta-Shalla National Park
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Pool & Beach (9)
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I just called the owner. He saw your mail and tried to answer twice, but the mail does not reach you. Can you mail him your tel. number? Then he can call you. Success.
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"Get a hut that is not close to where drivers park for added quietness."
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"All rooms are great and have crazy view"
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