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Bole Ambassador Hotel

Bole Road | 400 meters from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Reading, UK
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47 reviews
47 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very average. I stayed in the C Block and my room was a clean, quiet, spacious and comfortable base for my stay. The hotel's a five minute drive from the airport and a 15 minute drive from the city centre and there are some nice restaurants and a supermarket within walking distance. The surrounding area feels very... More 

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manaye2015, Marketing Manager at Bole Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for staying with us and the precious time you sacrificed to post your review about our services and products. On behalf of Ambassador Hotel Staff and Management, I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience you faced during your stay with us. At Ambassador Hotel, we strive for the perfection of our products and services and the... More 

Austin, TX
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotels in Addis Ababa can be ridiculously expensive or really sketchy. The Bole Ambassador splits the difference. It mostly caters to business and NGO travelers. For me it was a quick stopover on my way to northern Ethiopia. They have a free shuttle from the airport which is only minutes away. Service is extremely friendly and helpful. Rooms are nice... More 

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manaye2015, Marketing Manager at Bole Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. And we are sorry for the light and for the bottled water. As a standard, we have a complementary of half litter water for all our guests; unfortunately we failed to do so.... More 

beirut
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The overall experience was very bad. The first room I got was very very dirty. I had to complain more than 5 times to be moved to a more decent room. One night, I had no water in the bathroom, although it was raining outside, another night I had no hot water. Some staff were very friendly, others were not... More 

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manaye2015, Marketing Manager at Bole Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued customer, Thank you very much fro for taking your valuable time to write your review about our services and facilities. Please accept our most sincere apologies for the difficulties and inconvenience has caused to you. We apologies about your dissatisfaction, we assure you to immediately investigate & take the required corrective action. Hoping to get the chance to... More 

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Lusaka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I was booked to stay at the hotel for 6  nights & I was pretty excited because a friend of mine & got me a suite there. The welcome was wonderful and the lobby was lovely. The concierge guy 'Malkam' was simply amazing & helpful. They also offered me free shuttle service to go the pharmacy to find medication for... More 

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manaye2015, Director of Sales at Bole Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PreciousM474 Greetings from Bole Ambassador Hotel Thank you very much for your sincere review of your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of Ambassador Hotel staff and management, please accept our sincere apology. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of... More 

Khartoum
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This hotel is without doubt one of the most enjoyable and pleasant Hotel properties I have stayed in. The friendliness and attention of the staff is first class. The rooms are as you would expect from a 5 star hotel, impeccably clean and well stocked up with guest amenities. Also I would like the manager for his help.

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Although this hotel is centrally located in the Bole district, the facility is poorly maintained. Most of the rooms does not have air conditioning units and the rooms are not cleaned daily by the staff. One can see that the floors and walls have chips and cracks.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is my second stay at Bole Ambassador. This is located very near to airport and have most facilities required for any business traveler. Room size is good. Room maintenance is good. Only suggestion is to add more TV channels.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I used this hotel several time and my opinion that is a very good hotel. Rooms are very big, clean, have all led TV several international channels, safe box, very good wifi connection both in the room and in the lobby. Bathroom big, with only some small problems to taps. Buffet breakfast with a good variety, and also some local... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not bad and not far from the Airport. Very clean if you are in the C Block (main building where we have reception). Avoid block A and B as much as you can. Block A is really tacky and needs a complete overhaul. the Rooms are dingy and stuffy. Not a place to stay if you are asthmatic cos you... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

First time in this hotel and i'll definitely come back every time i'm in Addis. Thanks a lot for the warm cordial welcome and your customers care devotion. I recommand this hotel !! Haile From Brussels

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