Goha Hotel

A large hilltop hotel retreat offering panoramic views of historic Gondar city.

Goha Hotel

Built on a hilltop overlooking Gondar town, the Goha Hotel combines stunning views with a comfortable and traditional Ethiopian yet modern design. All the rooms are elegantly and colourfully designed with local art deco influences. Each room features a private bathroom, comfortable beds, TV, telephone and desk.

The charming Hotel restaurant on the terrace has beautiful views and excellent service, serving both traditional and European food. Every Saturday and Sunday live entertainment with traditional music and dance shows is put on. Wi-Fi is a little patchy and most accessible in the restaurant and reception area. Gondar’s historic attractions are all very accessible from the hotel and the Castles and Royal Enclosure is a 10-minute drive away.


An outdoor swimming pool, restaurant, bar and terrace and free Wi-Fi in the main building. Room facilities include a TV, telephone and private bathroom.

Optional Activities

Take a guided city tour of the royal and ancient history of Gondar. Highlights include the Fasil Ghebbi Royal Enclosure and its castles, dating back to the 17th Century, the Fasilides Bath and the Debre Birhan Selassie Church.

Take one of the hotel bikes to explore the city.

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Ian Loyd
Area Specialist

Head to the viewing terrace over the city in the late evening when thick-billed and fan-tailed ravens and numerous yellow-billed kites, hooded vultures and a few steppe eagles come to roost in the forest below.

If you have any queries about this accommodation please feel free to call me directly on +44 (0)1803 866965 or...

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Goha Hotel 12.620579, 37.468306