The unique landscape and excellent service make the Negash Lodge the most desired experience in Ethiopia. It is a place of traditional elegant surroundings, and an ambiance that bestows peace and tranquility within oneself. The compound is filled with many different varieties of trees, hundreds of bird species and wildlife creating a sense of peace and relaxation in this spectacular natural environment.
The lodge takes in the model of a cultural village and its several furnished cottages are scattered across spacious layout, each set with good views into the forest. There are different varieties of indigenous trees creating a sense of peace and relaxation in this natural environment.
The Addis Ababa bungalows depict what is known as the “Addis Ababa style” towards the turn of the century. The bungalows are somewhat fanciful and modern with a unique roof shape and covered wooden balconies on the upper stories. These rooms have a double bed.
In the Afar region, the huts are usually made of branches or mats so that they can easily be transported by camel from one seasonal pasture to the next. They also have small domed constructions to provide protection from the very low night temperatures. These huts either have twin beds or a double bed.
The Amhara huts are stone walled and have thatched roofs, due to lack of timber on the high plateaus. The Amhara huts have twin beds.
The Agnuak, also known as Anyuak, Anuak and Anywaa; hut is circular and is noted for having inscribed and colored designs around the walls. It has a tall grass roof, making the Anuak hut stand out. The Anuak rooms either have twin beds or a double bed.
The Dorze bungalow has a large beehive shape and a very high roof. The bungalow is woven from split bamboo and has protruding poles that are used as scaffolding for construction and repair. A family bungalow, a room with a double bed, a loft able to accommodate three people and a living room.
The Gurage hut is circular with a beautifully thatched, steep roof with a pot mounted on the apex. The hut stands in its own immaculately clean compound. The Gurage rooms have twin beds.
The Keficho hut is usually built of wattle and dub. It has a veranda supported by wooden posts and the Keficho craftsmen decorate the white walls with symbolic designs using vegetable dyes. The Keficho hut has twin beds.
The Konso hut is located behind walls of narrow alleys that connect farming households, artisans, the market place and the communal recreation ground. This is a family hut with a double bed in one room, twin beds in another and a living room.
The Oromo hut has a high content of wood and bamboo and is thatched. This is a large family hut with a room with twin beds, a room with a double bed and a spacious living room.
The Robe rooms were built during the 1940’s by the late emperor Haile Sellasie. These renovated modern rooms are very spacious and have large old-fashioned bathtubs and very high roofs. Robe rooms have twin and double beds.
The false banana (musa ensete) and bamboo provide construction material for the beautifully woven huts of the Sidama people living in and around the southern part of the Rift Valley. The Sidama huts have twin beds.
The Tigray bungalow is stone built, or built into hillsides to conserve land, in the Tigray region. The Tigray room is a family room with a loft with a single bed, a room with a double bed and a living room.
The Wolayita hut is beehive shaped with a tall thatched roof and plenty of space. The plaited structure and concentric rings of the roof framework appear wonderfully intricate and neat. A family hut that has a room with twin beds, a room with a double bed and a living room.
The spectacular Kundurus restaurant is located under large indigenous trees, which are home to monkeys and Gurezas (also known as the Abyssinian black-white colobus monkey). It serves Ethiopian cuisine, light snacks and pizza. The Kundurus restaurant is the perfect place to soak up the sun and have lunch.
The Maru restaurant overlooks the deep and tranquil forestry located in the back of the lodge's premises. Our Maru restaurant provides a variety of European, Mediterranean and oriental dishes made to culinary perfection.
The 25 by 12 meter pool is filled with natural hot spring water. This pool and the natural hot spring baths are one of the main attractions of the lodge. Many believe that the natural hot spring water has healing powers.
As the name states this is literally a bar built on a tree. You can enjoy a great view of the lodge's preserved forestry and try to spot the many different variety of birds and wildlife found in the compound.
Enjoy the great views of the land while having fun on horseback.
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