Ethiopia Accommodation,
The Great Rift Valley and Lakes

Haile Resort Hawassa


Haile resort Hawassa is a four star stylish resort, located upon the shores of Lake Awasa with a 1000sqm lake view. With fabulous facilities and comfortable rooms, it is a perfect base from which to enjoy the activities on offer in this area.

All 126 guest rooms are stylishly decorated, and equipped with modern amenities. There are many different rooming categories available, such as: handicap rooms; standard; twin; family; suite; interconnected family; apartments and the presidential suite. Rooms also vary based on whether they have garden or lake views. The hotel offers a wide range of dining options, including a traditional restaurant serving Ethiopian cuisine, a gill restaurant, and outdoor dining restaurant and the ‘VIP’ restaurant designed for business meals. There are also four bar options: the sunset wine bar; beach bar; lobby bar and sports lounge bar.

The hotel’s fantastic lake front location makes it ideal for exploring Lake Awasa. Boat trips are available to go hippo watching, or to visit the local fish market and other lakeside attractions such as the Tikur Wuha park or Amora Gedel park. Additionally, guests can pursue land-based activities such as enjoying the hotel’s on-site sporting facilities, visiting the St. Gabriel church or Millenium park, or trekking on Mount Tabor.


Rooms have safe deposit box, 42 inch flat screen TV, mini bar, telephone remote controlled fan, bath room amenities, along with daily housekeeping, 24 hour room service and high speed WIFI. The resort also has four restaurants and four bars, gym, sauna, steam room, pool, spa, tennis and table tennis, volleyball court, barber, children’s play grounds, mini golf and horseback riding. Additionally, there are four meeting rooms and a ballroom.

Optional Activities

Boat trips, hippo watching, mountain trekking, tennis, table tennis, mini golf, volleyball, spa treatments, visiting local attractions.

Jonathan Morris

Area Specialist

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