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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ras Hotel
Ranked #57 of 72 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been in this hotel for a week in February 2013 and for another week in March 2013. And I must say: I like this place. It is calm, clean, and the prices are moderate. This is already a big compliment for a hotel in Addis Ababa. However, what I like most is the atmosphere in this historic hotel.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a classic Addis hotel, staying here takes you back in time 35 years. Literally. Excellent experience if you are up for it, however if you are after some luxury or even Western hotel standards - you have to find another place. Airport can be reached relatively quickly from here and the restaurant downstairs is pretty decent (excellent Hungarian... More

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I was disappointed by our stay at the Ghion hotel. The staff were unfriendly and the lady at the reception was actually incredibly rude. The food (Ethiopian Dish) was almost cold when finally served and when I paid I was rudely given back a banknote they refused to accept because it was 'dirty', while the change they then brought me... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I stayed here with a number of students as part of an expedition on three occasions in the summer of 2014, as we moved around Ethiopia. The rooms were basic, not overly clean but fine for what was required. The erratic flow of water (including none at all), and the lack of it being hot on too many occasions was... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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102 reviews 102 reviews
99 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Pros: Great restaurant that is always busy and reasonable. One of the best massages of my life, and $8.00 Lots of resources for travelers in immediate area- haircut, bookstore, food Did some laundry in 6 hours for me!! Cons: Staff can be very curt and unhelpful. Wifi is inconsistent VERY noisy. Tons of families stay here and are loud, with... More

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Moscow, Russia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is rather simple hotel for short staying. It is popular between European tourists, and can feel perfectly safe there (as I did). The restaurant is always busy in the evenings because a lot of Ethiopians come there to meet. Food is good. This hotel is quite old - it was one of the first "luxury" hotels in Addis as... More

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I stayed in the RAS hotel for 6 nights prior to commencing a group tour departing from that hotel. I have travelled extensively to over 60 countries (including 15 in Africa) and can say that without a doubt this is the worst hotel experience that I have ever had. The room (top floor) was adequate, although my shower did not... More

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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We were a group of three siblings staying at the RAS while visiting Ethiopia. The rates were 700 BIRS for a room with 2 single beds, the showers were nice but one of the rooms had no water pressure the other had great pressure. The WI FI in the lobby was pretty good but in the rooms it was not... More

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I stayed 2 weeks (Nov. 2013) at Ras Hotel, Churchill Av.: Good location, close to Mesqal sq, Bole and Piazza. Cheapest rooms on ground floor, 300birr/17$, simple but clean, there is rarely warm water in the shower, if you are lucky sometimes in the afternoon...but it's neither really cold. Insist if you want one of those (they prefer to sell... More

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Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Located at churchill road.shopping and bank just around the corner. Not. Far from airport. Fare not more than 200. Birr. The hotel is total old. The rooms are poor. Rooms at 1 first have problems with rats above the rooms. You can heare the running. Shower mostly warm. Intrnet available. Local tour office at. The ground. Food in the restaurant... More

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Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
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Number of rooms: 36

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