A Great Resort In The Addis and Surroundings Region

Kuriftu Resort, Bishoftu

Kuriftu Resort, Bishoftu Offers:

Lodging Type: Resort

Dining: Ethiopian, A la carte: Good selection of dishes from around the world

Facilities: Air Conditioning, Internet - Wifi, Laundry, Salon, Showers - 24hr hot water, Spa, Swimming Pool, TV - Satellite


  • National parks
  • Game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Swimming
  • Religious sites
  • Lake

Price range:

  • 50-149 USD

  • 150-300 USD

About Kuriftu Resort, Bishoftu

On the shores of the crater lake, Kuriftu Resort is the showpiece of Kuriftu Resorts. Bishoftu, also known as Debre Zeit, is only 50km from Addis, and is a resort town popular with Addis residents, known for its five crater lakes.

The 89 en-suite rooms include 4 presidential suites. All rooms have private verandas with views of the lake. The two restaurants serve Ethiopian food and a selection of international dishes. Wines are supplied by the resort’s partner, Castel Winery. The resort also has a swimming pool with a sunbathing terrace that overlooks the lake, a spa and wellness centre that offers a menu of treatments, four conference halls, a hair salon and a cinema. Activities on site include kayaking, table tennis, billiards, volleyball and fishing in the lake.

Local attractions include the hot baths and natural springs in Sodore, and nearby parks with wildlife and birds. Activities include boat trips and bird watching. Weddings and parties can be arranged.

Kuriftu Resorts can also be found in Bahir Dar and Adama. Other partner businesses include Diplomat Restaurant, Boston Day Spa and The Vault nightclub, all in Addis Ababa.

Highlights Near Kuriftu Resort, Bishoftu

There are a surprising number of sites within an easy drive of Addis of historical, geographical or visual interest that can be visited as day-trips while staying in the city. There are also a few nearby towns that are popular with residents of Addis for weekends away from the city. ...