Inn of the Four Sisters at a glance
- Popular hotel amenities: restaurant, sports bar, gym, garden, lounge areas, 24-hour front desk.
- Room amenities: private bathroom, flat-screen TV, wardrobe, WiFi access, balcony (in some rooms).
- Location: Gondar, 1.2km from Royal Enclosure.
- Room types: single and double.
- Our verdict: a small, friendly, charming hotel. A pleasant base for exploring Gondar.
Gonder is a city filled with fascinating historic and religious sites, most of which are a 10-15 minute walk from the Inn of the Four Sisters.
There is the Royal Enclosure (Fasil Ghebbil) containing crumbling castle ruins, and nearby is the Empress Mentewab’s Kuskuam Complex, the ruins of a 1730 palatial complex built for Ethiopia’s Empress, and the Debre Berhan Selassie Church, where beautiful murals filled with biblical paintings adorn the interior.
The hills surrounding Gondar have some good hiking trails and birdwatching spots. Gondar is the gateway town to the Simien Mountains, just 2.5-hours away by road.
There are 11 rooms in the hotel, a mix of twin and double rooms, all of which come equipped with a private bathroom, flat-screen TV, wardrobe and WiFi access.
Some, but not all, have a private balcony. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and are furnished tastefully in a classically Ethiopian style. The rooms at the top may be preferable to many as they are further from the noisy streets below. The rooms at the front have a better view.
The hotel has a good restaurant, which serves continental breakfast every morning (not included in the room price).
There is also a sports-bar where, a gym, a pleasant garden and two lounge areas with sofas and coffee tables. Other amenities include a 24-hour front desk, a business centre, free private parking, room service and currency exchange.
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