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Wassamar Hotel

Bole Road, Africa Avenue | in front of Japan Embassy, Addis Ababa 512, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Nairobi, Kenya
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have just returned 4 day stay at Wassamar. I ended up there as a last resort when my regular place at jupiter was fully booked. I wasnt expecting to enjoy myself and was pleasantly surprised. Reception was great. Every staff bent over backwards to accommodate all our needs. I was able to use the business centre well into the... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Right along the African avenue. On the highway, you can easily miss it when driving, even with taxi. Generally clean. Good price for what you get. Quiet. I got a room facing the highway which I did not mind. Ethiopia isn't as noisy as Nairobi roads.. Average breakfast options..some cooked stuff available, all complementary. Gym and sauna complementary as well.... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Wassamar Hotel is not very representative from the outside, but inside the hotel is very nice. The lobby is located at 2'nd floor and manned with a very helpful staff. The rooms are high standard even though it is not European standards. The (double) bed was very comfortable and I had a wonderful sleep. The Internet was unfortunately very... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

If it is somewhere you need to collapse and just sleep with a reasonable breakfast in the morning, then this will do. Easy access to the airport. Clean linen and average sized rooms. Don't expect 5 or even 4 star service. The reception staff can range anywhere from exceptional to "why are they there". It depends. As long as your... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

There are some positive things about this hotel. The location is great, staff are friendly, gym is great and food is good. The downside - and it was quite a major downside for me - was that there were fleas in my bed. I couldn't quite believe it at first - it doesn't look like the kind of hotel that... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We used the Wassamar Hotel as a base for an extended business trip to Ethiopia and returned to the hotel 5 times over a 3 week period. Each time the stay was a sanctuary after long drives and sometimes poor quality accommodation in the provinces. Fast internet, comfortable beds, plenty of hot water, pleasant staff and an efficient laundry service... More

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Bryan, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

The Wassamar Hotel opened a couple of years ago on Bole Road...convenient to the airport and some good restaurants, it seems to focus on business travelers. My wife and I stayed only to nights before traveling south, but found the hotel a pleasant respite from the big, pricey hotels in the center of town that mainly cater to the expense-account... More

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Kuranda, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We got chucked out of the Hilton so the delegates for the OAU 50th anniversary conference could stay there, but I actually preferred this place- smaller scale, not fancy but clean and with good service- they did some after hours laundry for me that the Hilton could not organise earlier for instance. Good wifi, hot water, nice enough restaurant with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The hotel is located on Bole Road, the site of much construction and road works. One has to walk up an uneven rubble path to enter the hotel, which is off putting. Once inside however, the staff are friendly and helpful. This is a good business hotel. Although rooms are small they contain a desk with cable and WiFi internet... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
54 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I stayed for a week on a business trip. The hotel is a quite reasonable standard. Rooms are very clean and big enough. Wired and wireless internet are available and works as erratically as anywhere else in Ethiopia (not the hotels fault). The TV had multiple channels of sport, film and news including BBC. The design of the hotel has... More

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Address: Bole Road, Africa Avenue | in front of Japan Embassy, Addis Ababa 512, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 66
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