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Axum Hotel

Haile Gebreselassie Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ranked #79 of 138 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This hotel got the worst service!! The good thing's are the breakfast and the gym!! But if you ask any help at the reception and they tell you that they will sent somebody up, your lucky if they really do!! The girl at the reception did not speak english so it could be that this just was to much to... More 

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Nuenen, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My colleague and me went to Axum restaurant from the hotel with the same name to have diner. We were surprised by the 'amuse' and enjoyed beef and a fish pan. Very friendly and competent staff. With drinks at a reasonable price. A pity we were the only guests......

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

we stayed in this hotel for 3 days and we had good time there,the staff are helpful and the loction is fine ,although the room are small they are fine for 3days. the view from the hotel balcony is amazing, we are satisfied.

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Shire, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Clean hotel, with lovely staff. Prices are very good when you have Ethiopian residency. Free airport shuttle is provided on request and the shuttle arrives on a time They serve the best fried dhal and chapattis in their restaurant. I stayed there when there were 2 wedding parties going on but they finished at a reasonable time and the noise... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

The rooms are clean - just what you would expect for a hotel of its size. I found the price a little to expensive for the value it offers. The staff are friendly, especially those who work at the bar in the lobby. I was with friends who coupled up to share twin bed rooms and they had nice rooms;... More 

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Rabat, Morocco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

this was a clean and very comfortable place to stay- about 10 minutes from the airport and central to most amenities. The staff went out of their way to make me comfortable- I arrived from the airport at 8 am and they rushed to get a room ready for me. Once there, I had trouble with the internet connection and... More 

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Devon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We've stayed in this hotel many times and the staff are generally very helpful. The gym is a real bonus with excellent facilities for Ethiopia and very helpful assistants. Meals and service are generally very good, but transport to and from the airport is unreliable. Paying by debit or credit card was often difficult due to system failure. Internet was... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Our family of five stayed at the Axum not once, but twice, during our extended travels through Ethiopia. We were absolutely delighted by both the hotel and the way in which the staff extended themselves to be helpful. This is truly an international hotel and a real mix of ferengis and locals. There is a wood paneled, clubby bar in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

Have stayed in this hotel 4 times in past year. Good location, decent price, buffet breakfast, exceptionally helpful staff, locals bar, free internet - what more do you need.Rooms at the front - road side - can be a bit noisy if you need a lie-in but it does'nt worry me - and plenty of coffee shops in the neighbourhood

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

I stayed at Axum Hotel in June. Negatives: 1) The place is infested! There are insects everywhere)! Don't even think about turning the lights out or you have just sent an open invitation. To minimize the bugs you have to leave all the lights on constantly and spray repellant everywhere. Even then you won't get a comfortable night’s sleep, because... More 

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