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Beshale Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   CMC Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ranked #56 of 69 hotels in Addis Ababa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Tennessee
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here 4 times for a total of 5 nights over 2 weeks recently. It's definitely not a five diamond place, but its not too bad either. And it's affordably priced compared to the hotels downtown. One the plus side: The staff are very willing to help with anything you need. The location is closer to the airport than... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

I stayed at this hotel twice during the month of June (when the temperature is fairly mild). The hotel is off the beaten track and away from downtown and a lot of the hustle and bustle. It is located across for a large church and it is located on a busy street. The staff is very polite and friendly. The... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

As other reviwers have said, don't expect this to be great. Its quite grubby and run down. Wifi goes on and off, half the hotel is quite noisy. I'd be happy if it cost 1/2 the price, but for what it basically a reasonable local hotel, it trys to give the appearance and price tag of an internationally competitive hotel,... More

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Ithaca, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I am currently staying at the Beshale, and just must write this review. I stayed here before, and it was just as bad, but as I am traveling for work my colleagues in Ethiopia were in charge of the reservation and it is too late to change now. I will not be staying here again, and as it is 10pm,... More

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

I stayed at this Beshale Hotel while I was in Ethiopia, before my departure from USA I have seen a negative review only form one person, in spite of that negative review, I have decided see the hotel and how they are doing. I found out to the opposite. From my day of arrival to my day of departure I... More

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Other than cockroaches and my partner suffering food poisoning because they washed and recycled a dish instead of serving fresh food....I had a business meeting sabotaged by the waiter and the night manager, because... after midnight you are not allowed to use the lobby!!! In addition over 12 days of stay the internet worked only 45 minutes all in all.... More

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Nairobi
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Nothing special, a slightly run down western style hotel on the E side of Addis. Not ideally placed for tourist stuff but Addis is small enough to allow you to get anywhere by cab in under 20 minutes. WiFi throughout in theory, but in practice only the 6 rooms clustering around the router on each floor get any signal -... More

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

In my opinion this hotel is a good lesson that building a 4* hotel building is not enough to grant it 4 stars. Service is really important, and from my experience (one day, but it was enough) there is a lot of work left to do. The mindset of all staff did not live up to standarts of 4 stars... More

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Hyderabad, India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Rooms are very dirty, bathroom bath tub very dirty ask for any service or support like power socket problem, water leak , etc here its main door guard comes and he is all in one person he tries to sort out any problem but in vain he fools around and go back never stay night stay next day morning will... More

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Address: CMC Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
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Ranked #56 of 69 hotels in Addis Ababa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Beshale Hotel 3*
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