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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The Turaco is safely enclosed within a walled garden and it is always great to arrive here and relax - beautiful flowers and friendly helpers. The rooms are well equipped, decent size and clean; en suite and proper toilets (which needs to be mentioned in a country of challenges). Wifi and electricity when the supply in town works. Just a...

Thank Leonie_vH
Morston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Negele is where you break your journey between Bale (coming from the north) and Yabello and is a must for birders because of the speciality bird, Archer's Lark. Apart from locals, I doubt whether anyone other than birders goes there - Negele doesn't even rate a mention in the Lonely Planet. Many of the rooms look out at the back...

Thank Northfolker
Tain, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a recent organised birdwatching tour of Ethiopia. This hotel is primarily the base for anyone wishing to visit the Liben Plains, essentially to see one of the rarest Larks in the world - Liben (Archer's) Lark and the other key birds in the Negele area. The hotel itself was good, nothing fancy but clean with...

Thank Highland-Birder
United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We stayed here for two nights on our wildlife tour of Ethiopia. For what is supposed to be a 'newish' hotel the rooms are very basic. We had a double bed pushed up against a mouldy wall. The sheets weren't wide enough to tuck under the mattress so in the morning you were lying directly on the mattress, ugh! The...

Thank NorfolkNigel
Reviewed 25 January 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights and had no electricity virtually from the start, so no hot water. We had to ask for the generator to be switched on. Our room was good, the door to it partially blocked by a defunct fridge/freezer! The bathroom was ok. Our trip had organised for food to be cooked for us. so we...

Thank Saabaero
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Please refer to my earlier posting on this hotel as well. I have stayed here for about one year continuously from early 2013 to early 2014. I can truly say that the situation at the hotel steadily improved during that period and we never saw any indications that this trend will change. The hotel has also introduced a kitchen and...

Thank christiaang
Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 11 February 2014

On our March 2013 birding trip to Ethiopia, our group stayed three nights at the new Turaco Lodge in Negele; it had been recommended to us as the new alternative to much less-appetizing accommodations previously available in this rather remote location. In fact the hotel is still being built, my husband and I were put into a room which needed...

Thank katahdinss
Negele, Ethiopia
Reviewed 2 August 2013

This is the only place that i have found a peaceful, warm hospitality and comfy place to stay in Negele. I have been to two other hotels in the city and i can confidently tell you the visible difference between them. The accommodation that is being provided here is amazing...... If you get a chance to visit or stay in...

2Thank Nahom_Jacky
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Turaco hotel opened early in 2012 and is still under construction (Oct 2012) but the first two of three floors are completed and "open for business". We have been staying in this premises for the past four months. We have found this place to be the only reasonable accommodation in the town. The rooms are clean (serviced daily), bathroom on...

10Thank christiaang

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Address: Guji Zone, Negele, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Oromiya Region > Negele
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“Don't know if there are any 'good' rooms”
NorfolkNigel, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Our tour was pre-paid so not sure of room rates. They do not serve food. Only negative was no air con, although when we were there it wasn't really needed. A small fan would be a good addition.”
katahdinss, 11 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms in front of the entrance”
Nahom_Jacky, 2 Aug 2013 | Read review
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