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The Lion's Den Hotel

Kefle Ketema- Kirkos Kebele-01/19 | House No. 028, Addis Ababa 1234, Ethiopia
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Ranked #8 of 69 hotels in Addis Ababa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

excellent place, quiet location, spacious suites, lovely staff, good breakfasts, and overall very accommodating staff. will definitely stay there next time. airport pick up-drop a good plus. keep it up!

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Sosina S, Manager at The Lion's Den Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your positive review. we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us we look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Was here for four weeks from Mid-April 2014. First and foremost, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The restaurant had a wide selection of local and international food available during the day and evening prepared to an excellent standard. Location is good, being central within Addis, approximately 10 minutes walk from Meskel square. It is in a quiet area... More

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Sosina S, Manager at The Lion's Den Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review about our hotel service. we appreciate your business and look forward to welcoming you back to the lions den hotel. More

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I stayed here last year twice. It happens to be in a slightly out of the way place, but close to Bole Road and Dembel City Center. The owner is very nice and it is very nicely located across from the Greek Club, a bit of an Addis landmark, which has fabulous and reasonably priced Greek Food. The rooms are... More

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Thelionsdenhotel, Manager at The Lion's Den Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review and for your continued business. we look forward to seeing you in the future. More

Athens, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

A hotel apartment which offers one or two bedroom rooms all with living room and bathroom. Clean , nice breakfast, try the pancakes, and very good coffee..no elevator but the staff is always there to help you with the smallest bag..and here is the plus.the service is excellent, starting with the bus which takes you from and to the airport,(15... More

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Thelionsdenhotel, Manager at The Lion's Den Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the lions den hotel as your host during your recent visit. i am humbled to have received your positive comments if travels bring you back to Addis Ababa we would love to have you here with us at lions den hotel please don't hesitate to contact us at any time and will be glad to assist... More

Lodi, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Stayed for 3 weeks just came back last night Feb,10,2014.An excellent hotel, well situated being in the heart of the City. The rooms are well appointed, comfortable and attention to cleanliness was apparent. Food was plentiful and fresh. Importantly the staff were very friendly and attentive, which made for a most enjoyable highly recommending this excellent hotel.

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Brisbane
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This older style apartment hotel has good points and bad points. It is expensive for what it is, my twin bedroom apartment did not really have hot water (although the system appeared to work the pressure is too poor for it to be effective) and the toilet/shower & bath recess leaked all over the floor. I also got electrocuted by... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I highly recommend the Lion's Den Hotel - it's a really convenient location, right in Bole, the staff is very friendly and helpful (great customer service, which I think can be hard to find in Addis!), the rooms are huge and clean (I stayed in a single, which has a bedroom, living room, and kitchen for $75, as well as... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I pride myself on real reviews.. here goes. I stayed at this hotel for 2 days in July 2013 CONS- No Wi-Fi in rooms (have to go to lobby or restaraunt) No elevator( have to walk up stairs) Closet a bit small to hang up clothes PROS- The best budgeted hotel you will find in addis The manager BuBi is... More

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Teaneck, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I am happy to write this favorable review of The Lion's Den Hotel. My wife and I have stayed there on three occasions. We are happy to report the great affordable price for our stay, airport pick up, a warm and competent staff, clean rooms, great food and location. This was our home away from home. We highly recommend The... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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332 reviews 332 reviews
24 hotel reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Found this place after our other hotel (Addis Regency) wanted to charge us double the normal rate (100 vs 200 USD) because of an AU summit taking place. I called Lion's Den and they said no problem, they don't inflate their rates because they value their regular customers. We actually liked Lion's Den much more and ended up returning there... More

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Address: Kefle Ketema- Kirkos Kebele-01/19 | House No. 028, Addis Ababa 1234, Ethiopia
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Addis Ababa #4 Business Hotel in Addis Ababa
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Inexpensive luxury hotel in the center of the city 5 min from the airport, 3 min from shopping center. ... more   less 
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