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Kuriftu Resort and Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy scenes of Africa in this luxurious lodge. The nature is beautiful. The lodge is beautifully designed. Rooms were super comfortable. Staff go out of their way to provide you with the best possible experience. Tamaskan at the front desk was particularly helpful as he went out of his way to help us with an airline ticket issue that the...

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Yonaiel, Marketing Director at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Meriam, On behalf of Kuriftu Resort & Spa Bahir Dar, I would like to say thank you for reviewing our property. As a resort we strive to provide excellent services and amenities to make sure that our customer satisfaction is at an all time high. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope that...

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

After looking the local landscape over and meeting with prospects for associates regarding new business in the area I happen on this wonderful oasis. Best thing was I got a super saver rate because I asked and because the staff and management is trained and understand the market and their industry. More best is that the resort and room and...

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Yonaiel, Marketing Director at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Michael, On behalf of Kuriftu Resort & Spa Bahir Dar, I would like to say thank you for reviewing our property. As a resort we strive to provide excellent services and amenities to make sure that our customer satisfaction is at an all time high. We hope that you will consider our resort during your next visit to Bahir...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Fabulous large old style hotel. Four poster beds laden with flower and unique decoration on Lake Tana in Bahir Dar. We spent one night at this hotel and were given a suite much to our surprise, which came with a very large extra room and a full service bar. Good food and breakfast served. Great views.

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Yonaiel, Marketing Director at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Loretta, On behalf of Kuriftu Resort & Spa Bahir Dar, I would like to say thank you for reviewing our resort. We are happy that you enjoyed our services and amenities during your stay. We hope that you will consider our resort during your next stay in Bahir Dar. Best regards, Yonaiel Tadiwos Belete Marketing Director Kuriftu Resort &...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We stayed in Room 203, which had a partial view of the lake and pool. The room itself was very nice and the staff extremely accommodating. There was a free brunch every morning that had a good mix of buffet food and fresh to order eggs, pancakes, etc. Being able to stay in such a unique room right on Lake...

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Yonaiel, Marketing Director at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, On behalf of Kuriftu Resort & Spa Bahir Dar, I would like to say thank you for reviewing our resort. We are happy that you enjoyed our services and amenities during your stay. We hope that you will consider our resort during your next stay in Bahir Dar. Best regards, Yonaiel Tadiwos Belete Marketing Director Kuriftu Resort...

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Our room was quite large and decorated in the traditional Ethiopian style with twin four-poster beds that had curtains around them that you can close at night. Think they also double as mosquito nets. Due to the location on the shore of the lake, there are a lot of mosquitoes. I used a good insect repellent with 50% deet and...

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Yonaiel, Marketing Director at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jackie, On behalf of Kuriftu Resort & Spa Bahir Dar, I would like to say thank you for reviewing our resort. We are happy that you enjoyed our services and amenities during your stay. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience posed by the adapters and the inconsistent service speed you experienced during your stay. Our aim is...

santhià
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The lodge is well located on the shore of Tana Lake , with a private boat docking. The rooms are in a typical tukul and we had an upstairs room with a very large terrace overlooking the lake and provided with a big sofa –bed- table and chairs –and a chimney The interior of the room has a special atmosphere...

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Yonaiel, Marketing Director at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Santhiá, On behalf of Kuriftu Resort & Spa Bahir Dar, I would like to say thank you for reviewing our resort. We are happy that you enjoyed our services and amenities during your stay. We would like to apologize for the quality of the food. Our aim is to implement changes so that all of your comments can be...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My daughter and I stayed one night. The location is great, the rooms nice, showers great, the views stunning and the spa wonderful. However, for the price you want a little more. -toiletries (we forgot lotion, would have expected that could be provided) -zero flexibility on late checkout (pay half the rate) -recommended tour guides crazy overpriced (quoted 2400 birr...

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Yonaiel, Marketing Director at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, On behalf of Kuriftu Resort & Spa Bahir Dar, I would like to say thank you for reviewing our resort. We are happy that you enjoyed our services and amenities during your stay. We would like to apologize for the quality of the food and our mosquito prevention strategies. Our aim is to implement changes so that...

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We really enjoyed our long week-end at the Kuriftu. Staff was helpful and the room very comfortable. I preferred the rooms on the first level as you get a nice view on the lake. Service at the restaurant can take a very long time!

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Michael T, Marketing Manager at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Marie Thank you for thanking time for reviewing Kuriftu Resort & Spa . we are very glad you enjoyed you stay and hope to see you in the future. Regards! Michael Tesfaye

Suncheon, South Korea
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Room is spacious and traditional. 40min swedish massage and 30min foot massage were included to room rate and the massage was really great. The only downside was that wifi wasn't working in rooms. only in public area.

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Michael T, Marketing Manager at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nomadmora We are glad you enjoyed the spa services and your constructive comments about the area covrage of the wifi are well taken and we will make sure it reaches the mangment. Gomabseubnida 고맙습니다

Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was a fantastic little hotel on the lake and a short walk from downtown. A beautiful deck, pool, and restaurant looked out across the soothing waters of the lake. While you could then return to your room which in many cases were up in tree houses with a nice lounging deck. There was also a very nice spa.

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Michael T, Marketing Manager at Kuriftu Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Brendan Thank you so much !!! we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Kuriftu Resort Spa .we hope to see you in the future.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Kuriftu Resort and Spa

Address: Bahar Dar, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Amhara Region > Bahar Dar
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Kuriftu Hotel Bahar Dar
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“Ask for a room with view of Lake Tana - Higher Floor would have a better view”
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mmX134ZT, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“203 had good internet connection and you get a partial lake and pool view.”
BerkCE, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“take a flash light in case the lights go out at night.”
lorelief, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Second floor lake view rooms were extremely nice.”
, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a terrace are superior”
UlrikeP622, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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