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Simien Lodge, Simien Mountains

Simien Lodge


No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Our rating: Superior | Property style: Lodge

Situated at 3260 metres and one of the highest lodges in Africa, Simien Lodge offers some of the best mountain scenery in the world. Set up by Nick Crane to combine his passion for mountains and development work, each of the 26 rooms provide comfort in this amazingly remote location. There are also two family rooms ideal for those with children or couples travelling together. With solar powered electricity and traditional architecture, the environmental and cultural impact of the lodge is kept to a minimum. The restaurant offers simple Ethiopian and international food and there is also an atmospheric bar, ideal for a cold drink after enjoying this fabulous scenery on foot. Another of our favourite properties in Ethiopia.

Simien Lodge

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Limalimo Lodge, Simien Mountains

The wonderful Limalimo Lodge is a luxurious yet sustainable and eco-friendly lodge located just on the edge of the Simien Mountain National Park. The lodge has been built across 10 acres of land using local materials and methods and boasts spectacular views across the surrounding mountains and valleys. The 14 well-appointed guest rooms have traditional Ethiopian touches and décor without compromising on comfort, and their scattered positioning across the grounds allows guests to appreciate the surroundings in a peaceful and private setting. The lodge has its own bar and restaurant at the top of the hill, and it makes as a great base for enjoying a variety of walks and bird watching. This is definitely one of our favourite properties in Ethiopia. Please note there is no WIFI access that the lodge.

Tours Featuring Simien Mountains


Classic Northern Ethiopia

Taking in the very best of northern Ethiopia, this spectacular journey transports you back in time as you explore a land rich in history, archaeology, culture, wildlife and more.
12 days from A$8,464