Lalibela is one of the holiest towns in Ethiopia since the 12th century. The town was formerly known as Roha after one of the rulers in Ethiopia. The town is located in northern Ethiopia about 500 miles north of Addis Ababa. Lalibela is popular for its monolithic, rock-hewn churches. It has eleven churches hewn from solid rock making the town a famous tourist destination for pilgrims.
Best Lalibela Hotels
Choose your accommodation in Lalibela hotels found in different varieties for your stay within the area. There are both cheap and luxury lalibela hotels to choose from.
For budget traveller, the cheap hotels and B&Bs Lalibela has to offer like Asheton Hotel is a good choice since its affordable. Cheap hotels in Lalibela are usually very popular with tourists especially during pilgrimage.
Since most Lalibela hotels and Guest houses are designed to cater for pilgrims, they are commonly the bed & breakfast type of hotels like the Top Twelve Hotel and Red Rock Hotel.
Luxury Hotels in Lalibela
You can also choose to stay in luxury hotels Lalibela has like Mountain View, Lal Hotel-Lalibela or Hotel Maribela. Tukul Village offers stunning views of Lalibela. Most luxury hotels in Lalibela City, feature spacious comfortable rooms and are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities such as, satellite Tv, air conditioners and WiFi connections.
Lalibela hotels are strategicaly located near main attractions in Lalibela like the monolithic churches in Lalibela. they are also complemented by the beautiful views of Lalibela mountains. Others hotels in Lalibela are in close proximity to several restaurants, artisan shops, and bars.
Lalibela hotels were created for budget travellers who would love to travel as a group. Most hostels in Lalibela feature rooms with multiple beds or bunk beds, perfect for those sleep overs away from home. Cooking options in Lalibela Hostels are mostly self catering although you can get bed and breakfast options in a few hostels.
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Visit the 11 churches cut out of solid red volcanic rock, which are constructed to represent Jerusalem. All the Lalibela churches are still used as places of worship to date. Bieta Medhane Alem is the largest and most impressive monolithic church.
Bieta Giyorgis is particularly stunning and beautiful, intricately carved into the shape of a cross. Biete Golgotha Mikael is known for its art and is believed to house the tomb of King Lalibel. There are numerous curio and souvenir shops that sell religious carvings and memorabilia.