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Hotel de Leopol International

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jomo Kenyata Street | Next to Bambis Supermarket, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Luanda, Angola
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568 reviews 568 reviews
314 hotel reviews
893 helpful votes 893 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Ethiopian Airlines puts its economy passengers here when they have to pay for your layover. Gold and Silver United cardholders get put up in the Nexus or Friendship. I got a free night, dinner and breakfast because my layover was 12 hours. Didn´t need a visa. Ethipoina Airlines has this down to a science. They even arrange transfers for you... More

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Enugu, Nigeria
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Good to stay..but the heater in room 91 doesn't work....near died of cold dat day...bt its a nice place....had to travel to Seychelles through Ethiopia....spent just one night....had a very good night meal...vry splendid morning meal...the receptionist very accommodating..helped me charge my cell fone..love every worker there...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I had the misfortune of stopping in the Hotel De Loepol international in Addis Ababa to have a cup coffee and use the wifi. Big mistake on my part. The Wifi is the sorriest in the neighborhood. And they attempted to charge a tax of 15% , a service charge of 10% to which I agreed ,but then they also... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I was in town for a conference, and this was slightly cheaper than some of the other options. Not worth the savings. The internet in the hotel was only marginally functional, and found myself having breakfast at the intercontinental to check email in the morning. Feels like it would have been a spiffy place in the 1970s, but hasn't been... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We were put here by Ethiopian Airlines after they cancelled our connecting flight without informing us. Our room seemed clean, but worn/dated and some of the furniture was broken. The neighbourhood didn't feel safe to go for a walk to explore. We organized with the hotel staff for a taxi to go into town for a few hours, but when... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
41 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

My flight to accra was missed while i was coming from Mumbai and Ethopian Airline booked this hotel for us .. Horrible locations.. All contruction going around this hotel .. Night time it get very very dark Horrible food Water leakage in toilet .. Lift shuts as electricity goes and hotel doesnt have DG set to start or no emplyee... More

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Roanoke , VA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

with my flight being cancelled and 24 hour layover, Ethiopian Airlines gave me a bunch of other "distressed travelers" a voucher for De Leopol. Like other reviewers have noted, the rooms were a bit dark, poorly light, not quite up to the standards most expect, but then again, I had just spent a few weeks in a very rural part... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

Simply look at the pictures. The place isnt clean at all and the Food isnt Also when I was there there No water in the toilet and shower For several hours. Ethiopian airlines sent us there as we missed our flight, otherwise we wouldnt go there.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

I'd like to assume most people never opt to stay here! Its old musty and damp! Small dark rooms faulty piping in bathrooms and grimy towels! It was a transit thing , Thanks Ethiopian airlines! Just a night so all I wanted to do was get it over with! I had work colleagues with me so it wasn't so bad,... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

A 15 hour layover in Addis Ababa left me with Ethiopian Airlines generously offering a free hotel stay, along with transportation to and from Bole International Airport and a complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner from the hotel's restaurant. Hey, can't beat free, free, and free! We had to wait around a half hour for a bus pickup from the airport,... More

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Address: Jomo Kenyata Street | Next to Bambis Supermarket, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel de Leopol International 4*
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