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Bole Ambassador Hotel Apartment

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Bole Road | 400 meters from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Bole Ambassador Hotel Apartment
Ranked #16 of 69 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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Rating summary
  • 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
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hotel staff do not all speak english. Reception, and the manager need to be asked if you need an inteligable answer. There were no tourist brocures or information, the reception couldnt fathom that people would want to tour the area. Upon walking outside on our own we discovered why - we were swarmed by beggers as soon as we were... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This hotel is close to the airport which is nice after a long flight. It was very clean and has a good breakfast. The rooms are comfortable. The beds are very hard which I like but some don't prefer. The reason I rated sleep only average is we kept our windows open to have air and there are a lot... More

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Sangkhla Buri, Thailand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Very nice hotel. Attentive staff; clean, spacious rooms. No extra amenities (pool, fitness, etc). Consistent wifi, good morning breakfast. Good location in Bole area. Great business venue with free airport shuttle.

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Khartoum
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Close to the airport, a very kind staff, helpful and friendly, price is very reasonable. The single queen room is very clean, confutable with modern furniture. The buffet breakfast need improvement and to add more options. Over all recommended for families and friends visiting Addis Ababa. Cheers.

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Khartoum
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I stayed @ this hotel for 3 nights I really loved it! Lovely staff & awesome room :) Also the hotel is very close to Bole international airport, shopping centers, coffee shops and cinema. I also like the traditional coffe "Bunna"

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Kenya
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131 reviews 131 reviews
105 hotel reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Stayed here on a business trip and thankfully was here for just 2 nights! Was put up in block B, which was really old and run down. Tiny rooms including a tiny bed, bathroom where tiles are falling apart, thin walls wher you can hear the plumbing if someone else uses the water and the list goes on. The room... More

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Montreal, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

As some reviews state the rooms and facilities leave something to be desired at times but overall the property is very good. The shining star of the hotel is the staff. They are always pleasant and very helpful. The proximity to the airport make this an ideal choice if you wish to rest or recuperate after a long journey to... More

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Boston/New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I stayed at the Ambassador during a business trip to Addis. It's super close to the airport but very far away from central Addis. Rooms are big, beds are a hard -- I ended up sleeping on top of the comforter to get relief. Staff was nice but not super friendly, nor very efficient. Wifi access was terrible, but that's... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The Bole Ambassador could very well be simply called the Ambassador Hotel. My experience with the Bole Ambassador started a week before I arrived at the hotel. When I was applying for my visa at the Ethiopian Embassy in Johannesburg there was a lot of information required as pertains to my stay in Addis, through Mr Manaye Tesfaye, the hotel... More

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
56 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed here at either end of a month's tour in Ethiopia and found it very comfortable with an excellent, large room on the 6th floor of the main hotel building (not the apartments). The restaurant served a good choice of food which was served hot and freshly cooked. The buffet breakfast was marvellous and had the best range of... More

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Address: Bole Road | 400 meters from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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