Lalibela Best Recommended Hotels and Guest Houses
Use the map and business list below to find the best hotels and guest houses available at Lalibela, Ethiopia. Move the mouse cursor over the hotel or guest house name on the leftside menu to highlight the hotel location on the map. Clicking the link will take you to the hotel home page for more detail information.
1) Alef Paradise Hotel
Welcome to Alef Paradise Hotel
Alef Paradise Hotel is situated in the Historic city of Lalibela. We are keenly located at the heart of Lalibela – conveniently and easily accessible to Lalibela’s tourist attractions. We are a family operated hotel which translates to personalised attention, friendly service, & great value! We take further satisfaction in our standards of comfort, cleanliness & security. We house Single, Standard Twin and Double bedrooms, a restaurant with Ethiopian and European dishes, satellite television, bar & spacious parking Our interiors are thematically Ethiopian giving you an immediate feel for our culture and heritage Our traditional clientele comprise business personnel, organisational employees, budget travelers and families The Alef Paradise Hotel prides itself on offering the best accommodation value in Lalibela today!
2) Asheton Hotel
Welcome to Asheton Hotel
Asheton hotel is a hotel with attractive view of the rugged mountaines of lasta and its surroundings. It is within walking distance of many of the ancient churches - The attraction of Lalibela - such as the Church of St. medhanialem. We would love to welcome you to our friendly hotel which now has free WiFi. Services.
We are fully equipped for arranging all tours in and about Lalibela. We can also take care of you from the moment you land at Lalibela airport and organise your tour of Lalibela and so take away all the hassle to give you the opportunity of only enjoying your trip to the full. We provide specialist tours and supply guides who speak fluent english.
The rooms which are well furnished and comparatively less expensive, have their own private and modern bathrooms. There is an attractive restaurant serving both European and Ethiopian meals, also a cafe/bar.
Free wi-fie is at your disposal.
3) Bete Abraham Hotel
Welcome to Bete Abraham Hotel
Bete Abraham Hotel is one of the big hotels in Lalibela with beautifully designed rooms and furnished with typical local furniture decorated and designed in Ethiopian art.
Interesting hotel owned by the council of ST. Lalibela Monastery Diocese Office, with religious painting and icons in each room. Big compound with outside seating area, huts. Internet access. 9 of the “VIP” rooms have telephone and TV. Income from the hotel goes towards the clergy and the needy.
Room-top Meeting Hall with PA. The hotel is located next to the ground where the annual TIMKET (Baptism of Christ) celebration takes place & Camping Ground. It is an ideal & peaceful place to stay in town.
Coffee ceremony, Internet availability, souvenirs shop &organic milk, our bar-restaurant serving both international and local meals.
We have 49 rooms: 2 Suites, 37 Twins and 10 Doubles all en suite bathroom (hot & cold shower 24 hours) Restaurant breakfast, lunch and dinner, local meals and intenrational.
Our hotel rooms are well designed to offer a single bed,double/twin bed, triple bed and suit room service with private hot water bath room depending on guest preference.
Free high speed Wi-Fi from lobby, terrace and rooms is accessible 24 hours,
Since we have a new coaster bus, Minibuses and double cup vehicles, we can arrange transportation to and from the Hotel
4) Cliff Edge Hotel
Welcome to Cliff Edge Hotel!
It is with pleasure that we introduce to you Cliff Edge Hotel which is one of the best and reliable hotel in Lalibela, Ethiopia.
Cliff Edge Hotel is a recently established hotel dedicated in serving guests coming to visit Lalibela and its surrounding.
5) Heaven Guest House
Heaven Guest House
At Heaven Guest House Lalibela, we offer guest rooms that are comfortable but also easy on your budget! You will immediately feel at home as the rooms are tastefully appointed with all the guest comfort provided with Internet access at the business center. Well-stocked refreshment Center for an enjoyable time indoors. Room service is available and offers an extensive variety of snacks and beverage selections for you to enjoy in privacy in your room.
- Business Center
- Transfer in and out to the airport and the surrounding attractions
- Organizing tours, trekking to the nearest visiting areas
6) Jerusalem Hotel
Welcome to Jerusalem Hotel
Jerusalem Hotel, (formerly known as Jerusalem Guest House), is a friendly, family-run hotel, situated in the magnificent town of Lallibela. The parent company is called Lasta Hotel & Tour Plc, and we have been operating since 2003.
All our rooms are equipped with en suite, toilet and shower and water heater, and a private verandah. The front of the hotel looks on to the dramatic scenery of Ashetun Mariam, while the verandas at the rear of the hotel provide stunning views of sunsets over the Semien Mountains.
Lalibela is home to what has rightly been described as The Eighth Wonder of the Word - a series of rock churches, carved out of the volcanic tuff some 800 years ago.
At the end of the 11th and beginning of the 12th centuries, King Lalibela sought to create a new Jerusalem, and the churches he built are all in use today, drawing pilgrims from all over Ethiopia, and visitors from all over the world.
For the visitor, Lalibela constitutes a unique experience - you can savor the ancient ceremonies of the Ethioian Orthodox Church, one of the oldest Christian Churches in the World, against the backdrop of the architectural splendor of the rock hewn churches.
In addition to the 11 churches found within the town of Lalibela, there are many more in the surrounding countryside, perhaps the most notable being the beautiful cave church of Yemrehane Christos.
The climate in Lalibela is always temperate, as it is located between 2450 and 2600 metres above sea level.
There are daily flights to and from Addis Ababa and other locations on the Historic Route, and by road, Lalibela can be reached in a day from Gondar, Bahir Dar and Mekele, and a day and half from Addis Ababa.
We take care of you from the minute you arrive at the airport, until you depart on your outward journey, providing transfers in and out.Our staff are at the airport, are always ready to assist you, and you can be assured of a warm welcome from our hotel staff when you arrive.
We have our own guides and vehicles, and can make all tour arrangements for both the churches in Lalibela and in the surrounding countryside.
Our Bethelhem Hall (Restaurant) has an extensive menu, with a variety of both international and Ethiopian dishes. We try to source as many of our ingredients as possible from local farmers and producers, including fresh organic vegetables and grains.
We are always ready to arrange cultural shows in the evenings, when you can enjoy the songs dances of our region, and perhaps join in yourself!
For breakfast, try our locally made bread and the famous Lalibela honey!
Ethiopia is the birth place of coffee, and the coffee ceremony, when we roast and grind the coffee, is central to our culture and custom - experience this ceremony in our restaurant or outside in the courtyard.We provide internet services (they are dial up and slow, so be warned!) and express, same day laundry services.
And also we do have free Wi-fi service...
7) Lal Hotel Lalibela
Welcome to Lal Hotel Lalibela
Siituated in the historic town of Lalibela, 700 kms North of Addis Ababa, a walking distance from the monolithic rock hewn church.
Featuring an airport shuttle, a 24 hour business centre and meeting rooms, the Lal Hotel Lalibela offers a comfortable base while visiting Lalibela. This hotel is conveniently situated in the town centre. Facilities at the hotel include a garden, a gift shop and laundry facilities. Travellers can start the day with a buffet breakfast served each morning at the hotel. There is also the added convenience of an on-site restaurant.
HOTEL FACILITIES AND AMENITIES
- 105 luxurious twin-bedded rooms with hot/cold shower
- Cozy bar• Deluxe restaurant with a wide selection of both European & Ethiopian dishes
- Guide service • Free Shuttle Airport - Hotel – Airport• Souvenir shop
- Spacious parking• Satellite TV
- Taxi Service
- Car hire
- Well furnished bedrooms
- Meeting hall
- Swimming pool
8) Lalibela Lodge
Welcome to Lalibela Lodge
Independent, locally owned and managed accommodation furnished to the highest standard in a stunning location at very competitive rates.
I would like to welcome you to Lalibela Lodge, one of Lalibela’s newest hotels with rooms designed around individual bungalows and with your comfort and our service at its very heart.
My team and I are incredibly proud of our country and it is our wish that your stay in Lalibela should be complemented by accommodation that enhance this most fascinating and magical of towns.
All of our rooms are spacious, spotlessly clean, come with individual bathroooms, free WiFi and your own private veranda overlooking the breathtaking Lasta and Semien Mountain ranges; the perfect space to end a day’s sightseeing.
As owner and manager, born and raised in Lalibela and along with my excellent team who are all also from the region, we have over 10 years’ experience in travel and tourism. With that expertise I am confident that we can cater to your every requirement, from organising informative tours with experienced guides through to any travel arrangements you may need. And we will always strive to exceed your expectations.
Most recently we were honoured to host the former US President George W. Bush when he visited Lalibela as part of an official visit to Ethiopia.
We hope that for Mr Bush and all of our esteemed guests, we went some way to helping create memories that will last a lifetime and very much look forward to the opportunity of hosting you in the near future.
We have a total of 10 rooms that can be configured into any variety of twin, double and triple rooms to suit your needs, all designed with maximum comfort in mind.
All of these come with their own private balcony or veranda and are south facing to allow you to take full advantage of the magnificent mountain scenery.
All or our rooms enjoy freshly laundered, extremely comfortable beds with deluxe mattress, duvet and high quality pillows, quilted bedspread, spotlessly clean individual bathrooms with shower and free WiFi. The rooms are bathed in natural light and hot water is available 24 hours a day.
9) Maribela Hotel
Welcome to Maribela Hotel
10) Panoramic View Hotel
Welcome to Panoramic View Hotel
The Panoramic View Hotel stands high on Lalibela Mountain, commanding breathtaking views of the surrounding Ethiopian highlands and countryside in all directions. Our hotel boasts beautiful landscapes, sunrises, and sunsets, combined with convenient access to magical Lalibela. The famous churches of Lalibela are only a 10 minute walk, with many restaurants, artisan shops, and bars located nearby. As the name of our hotel implies, the views dazzle guests from dawn to dusk, offering a Panoramic View of both the city of Lalibela and the Ethiopian countryside as well. The Panoramic View Hotel also offers high quality, clean, and safe rooms, coupled with dedicated and personalized service. Our goal is to make an enjoyable and comfortable stay for our guests, and we go out of our way to accommodate all special requests.
We invite you to relax in our clean and comfortable rooms, delight in our culinary preparations, and immerse yourself in Lalibela’s unique history and incredible geography – all at an affordable rate.
The Panoramic View Hotel has a total of 35 rooms, each furnished and designed according to reflect the customs and culture of Ethiopia, while maintaining comfort and luxury for our guests. The rooms feature private balconies, where you can drink in the stunning views of the Ethiopian highlands (all rooms have a magnificent view). The quality and cleanliness of our bathrooms is also very important to us – we guarantee that your shower is hot, that slippers and toiletries are readily available, and that our towels are high-quality and plentiful.
11) Red Rock Lalibela Hotel
Welcome to Red Rock Lalibela Hotel
Red Rock Lalibela Hotel, is a family-run, mid-range hotel located conveniently close to the world-famous rock-hewn churches included in the UNESCO list of world heritage sites. You can reach the ticket office and the first group of churches in less than 10 minutes by foot. We are a fairly small hotel with 14 rooms, but we have a cafe and restaurant, so you will have all the services close at hand. You can enjoy traditional coffee ceremony right at the hotel as well as Ethiopian and Western meals throughout the day and evening.
We can also arrange a guide for you as well as tours in and around Lalibela. Just let us know when you are coming and we’ll send a guide to meet you at the airport or bus station, and a shuttle bus to pick you from the airport.
We have rooms with balcony and a stunning view to the Lalibela valley and mountains beyond. We also have some budget rooms, if you are on a tighter budget. All our rooms have good beds with clean sheets and en-suite bathrooms with hot water.
Lalibela is easy to reach. There are many daily flights, and the main roads are in good condition. You can experience the Lalibela highlights in one or two days, but, if you have the opportunity to stay longer, you can spend four or five unforgettable days exploring the sights and life in and around Lalibela.
12) Selam Guest House
Welcome to Selam Guest House
13) Seven Olives Hotel
Welcome to Seven Olives Hotel
Seven Olives Hotel is the oldest hotel in town. It is ideally located at the town center near to the marvellous rock hewn churches of Lalibela. The old aged garden of the hotel is an ideal place for bird watchers and nature lovers. You enjoy the view of the old town while dining at the terrace of its famous restaurant with serenity.
Rooms: 30 Rooms total, with the majority of the rooms are Twin Rooms.
- Our Restaurant is Among the Best Dining Places in Lalibela
- Transfer in and out
- Arranging Tours in and out of Lalibela
- Trekking and Hiking
- Tourist Guide Service by Professionals
- Arrange Transport to and from different Tourist Destinations in the so-called "Historic Route" in Ethiopia.
14) Sora Lodge Hotel
Welcome to Sora Lodge
The Lodge is a 35 minute drive from Lalibela Airport. It is walking distance (approximately fifteen minutes) from Lalibela's southern group of rock-hewn churches and is a twenty minute walk from the northern group of churches. While we are not far from the main village, we are tucked away from the buzzing town's life.
Sora Lodge offers a unique and spectacular view of the Asheten Mariam Mountain and the valleys in Lalibela. All rooms have two large verandas, one facing east and one facing west, providing unforgettable views of the sunrise and sunset. Our property also has a beautiful garden where guests are welcome to explore, enjoy the tranquility, fresh air and watch eagles sailing over the valley. For bird lovers, this includes the impressive Lamergeer, endemic to Ethiopia.
Nestled against the edge of the valley, just below the Lodge itself, our restaurant is built in the shape of a traditional "tukul" hut offering a 270° view of the valley and mountain. Here, Western (German) and Ethiopian breakfast, lunch and dinner are served according to our guests' wishes and needs. Our staff is always ready to help!
We offer the following services to our guests:
- Airport shuttle and transfers to the churches
- Tour service to the churches of Lalibela and the surrounding churches as well as to the mountain Asheten Mariam
- Trekking tours through the highlands around Lalibela as well as farm visits in the surrounding villages
- Booking and reconfirmation of your domestic flights
- Complimentary breakfast
- Free wireless Internet connection
- Free cooking classes for Ethiopian food
- Laundry service
15) Tukul Village Hotel
Welcome to Tukul Village
Tukul village is a new hotel with attractive views of Lalibela and its surroundings. It is in fact not a hotel but a small village. It is within walking distance of many of the ancient churches - THE attraction of Lalibela - such as the Church of St. George. We would love to welcome you to our friendly hotel which now has free WiFi.
We are fully equipped for arranging all tours in and about Lalibela. We can also take care of you from the moment you land at Addis Ababa airport and organise your tour of Ethiopia and so take away all the hassle to give you the opportunity of only enjoying your trip to the full. We provide specialist tours and supply guides who speak French and German