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Axum Hotel

Haile Gebreselassie Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Haifa, Israel
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was reserved this hotel instead of fully booked other hotel while visiting for business. On 2 first nights there were 2 wedding parties that went on loudly until about midnight. Pretty disappointing, to say the least. Then there is the worn carpet that seems to have had some pattern many years ago but now is just wrinkled all over. So... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Worn out and thread-bare in need of some tlc and reinvestment. Staff are very nice, chef is talented but unschooled. Nice bar with english pub feel to it, free wifi. Food offered is not very european aware. Own generator for the frequent power cuts. Very cheap so no complaints (£35 per night, two adults double room). I will go again... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

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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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Vang Vieng, Laos
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 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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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 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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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 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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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 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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