Places to stay

Visitors to the area are spoilt for choice of places to stay in the future Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve.
Bahir Dar
The region’s capital Bahir Dar will be the first port of call for many travellers. Here is a list of hotels and guesthouses in the city:

Hotels in Bahir Dar Website Telephone
1 Kuriftu Resort and Spa www.kurifturesortspa.com +251(0)582264868
2 Avanti Blue Nile Hotel www.bluenileresorthotels.com +251(0)582222206
3 Bahir Dar Hotel No 2 www.bahirdarhotel.com +251(0)582206565
4 Abay Minch Lodge www.abayminchlodge.com +251(0)582181039
5 Alwaq Hotel www.alwaqhotel.com +251(0)582262263
6 Blue Nile Hotel www.bluenilehotel.com +251(0)582202028
7 Kitsel Hotel www.kitselhotel.com +251(0)582266300
8 Dib Anbessa Hotel www.dibanbessa.webs.com +251(0)582201436
9 Ethio Star Hotel +251(0)582202026
10 Gasa Hotel www.gasahotelbahirdar.com +251(0)918340820
11 Menon Hotel +251(0)582202800
12 Homeland Hotel www.homelandhotelbahirdar.com +251(0)582204545
13 Papyrus Hotel www.papyrushotelethiopia.com +251(0)582205100
14 Summerland Hotel +251(0)582200989
15 Addis Amba Hotel www.addisambahotel.com +251(0)582205353
16 Ethioland Hotel
17 NGG Hotel ngghotelbd@gmail +251(0)582206363
18 Rahnile Hotel www.rahnilehotel.com +251(0)582207478
19 Jacaranda Hotel www.jacarandahotel.com +251(0)582209899
20 Azewa Hotel +251(0)918024659
21 Asinuara Hotel www.asinuarahotelbahirdar.com +251(0)582207296
22 Bete Daniel Hotel +251(0)918295266
23 Agar lodge +251(0)918353421
24 Newaand hotel +251(0)918341054
25 Grand Resort and SPA www.grandresortspabahirdar.com +251(0)582209225
26 Ben mas hotel +251(0)583201010
27 Delano Hotel www.delanohotelbahirdar.com +251 (0)582200622
28 Palm Palace hotel www.palmpalacehotel.com +251 (0) 582201923
29 Vistana Hotel www.vistanahotel.com.et +251 (0) 583203400
30 Lakemark Hotel www.lakemarkhotelbd.com +251 (0) 582201211
31 Waterfront Hotel www.waterfronthotelbd.com +251 (0) 583205056
Guesthouses in Bahir Dar Telephone
1 Dera Pension +251(0)913599813
2 Palms Pension +251(0)937356200
3 Taddese Pension +251(0)918341166
4 Tsehaye Pension +251(0)918763316
5 Haile Pension +251(0)918373898
6 Kidus Yared Pension +251(0)918764182
7 Metasebya Pension +251(0)582201384
8 Wude Pension +251(0)582200335
9 Bahir Dar Hostel +251(0)582200335

Gorgora
Tim & Kim Village offers six small solar-powered thatched cottages and a very warm welcome. Camping is possible in the grounds. Tel. +251 (0) 920-336671, www.timkimvillage.com

The Gorgora Port Hotel has beautiful gardens on the shores of the lake that allow some great bird watching. Tel. +251 (0) 583-467000
Further information on places to stay:

For a more detailed selection and current prices, we recommend consulting the following guide books:

Ethiopia (2009): Philip Briggs, Bradt Travel Guides (ISBN: 978 1 84162 284 2)

Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland (2009): Jean-Bernard Carillet, Tim Bewer, Stuart Butler, Lonely Planet (ISBN: 978 1 74179 796 1)

√Ąthiopien (2013): Heiko Hooge, Iwanowski’s Reisebuchverlag (ISBN:978 3 86197 028 6)