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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 27918, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Riviera International Hotel
Ranked #65 of 69 hotels in Addis Ababa
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
48 hotel reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Wouldnt stay here again. Was on a business trip and the hotel was paid-for by the client so I didnt have much issues to be honest. Its a bit far from the airport. Restaurant is ok, manageable bar. Breakfast spread is decent (from an Addis standard). Rooms are old, and a bit damp. Furniture is old. Stay away.

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Singapore, Singapore
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105 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Stayed here on an overnight transit with Ethiopian Airlines in July 2012: accommodation included with the ticket. Located a long way from the airport in an industrial area. Not really sure why the airline chose this place. Free wifi in the lobby but not in the rooms. Strong smell of cigarette smoke throughout the hotel. Basic buffet breakfast included. Shower... More

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I do know that this is Africa, so we cannot expect world-class experiences. I could not sleep at all, with the drug dealers outside my window, and a party upstairs. I also got food poisoning from the buffet for supper. Wifi was non existent, but the staff were able to charge my cellphone so I could inform my family of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

I think is the dirtiest hotel I've ever seen or stayed....Totaly careless,polite employes but the hotel is filthy...the outside appearance has nothing to do with reality....Nightmaire!!!! No a/c or radiators,shower towel over-over-over used,bed sheets discasti...extremely dirty....Horible place.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Large king size room but inadequate facilities. No desk, internet connection not available, very basic furniture and laminate floor. OK for a transit but not for any more than one night. Avoid rooms facing the very busy road -there is no double glazing and the traffic noise is constant. Redeeming feature is the staff

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Ethiopian Airlines has put me here a couple of times while waiting for a connection flight. The location in the middle of an industrial area is a bit weird, but if you are here just to wait for a connecting flight, it doesn't really matter. Wifi is there, but it works so and so. Rooms are big and furniture is... More

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Hyderabad, India
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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Ethiopian Airlines Transit Hotel I have been put into this hotel due connection flight missed Hotel is good, Lunch & Dinner is in Buffet and two to three varieties of food only overall stay here is comfortable & laundry Service is fastest its done within one hour WI FI do not work any where in hotel

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78 hotel reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

Wound up here overnight for a layover from the airport. Room was clean and bed was alright. Shower wasn't exactly hot, but it wasn't cold either. Food is served buffet style. It wasn't great but was adequate enough. Staff were generally ok. They advertise wifi but was told it doesn't actually exist. There is a computer in the lobby for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2011

I was at the hotel in February 2010 but the website won't let me choose that far back. I was there looking around and then having coffee after meeting up with my ex after 20 years. We were taken aback by the music that was playing as it was one of our favourites. We were going to have some cake... More

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Toronto, Canada
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62 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

Stayed here as my flight got changed to a next day flight. Room and bathroom were large and clean. WiFi did not work at all. Food was just decent. Did not check out the surround area. Nothing really to complain about for what amounted to a 8 hour over night stay.

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Address: PO Box 27918, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riviera International Hotel 3.5*

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