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Hotel Soramba

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Belay Zeleke road, near Minelik Sq. | Arada Sub city Woreda 01 Kebele 03/09 House # New, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ranked #55 of 69 hotels in Addis Ababa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013
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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Our first stop in Ethiopia. Wasn't expecting much hotel-wise but figured the capital city would have decent lodging and services. Let's start with the good: we were allowed to check-in at 8 am vs the official check-in time of 3 pm. The rest: The first room we were given had a whole wall covered with peeling paint from a leak,... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I was guest at this hotel for two weeks in November. It was by far the worst experience I have ever had at any hotel I have been to. The only reason I stayed for that long was because they made me pay all of it at check in and refused to refund my money when I wanted to leave... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This hotel has a high fence and guards, which actually feel good when you venture out into the streets. There are 2 computers, only 1 worked while we were there, and this is the internet. No wifi. The room itself was spacious and clean, with a double bed (hard) made with top and bottom sheets, and a blanket. There was... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The hotel is old and has a certain charm however that's as good as it gets. The staff although pleasant have a poor working knowledge of English. The bathrooms are horrible as the water returns from the outlet to haunt your "clean" feet. The carpets, furniture and linen are both old and dirty. Internet access is poor and the advertised... More

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Oradea, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I spend a few nights at this Hotel and I strongly reccomended! The personnel and services are really good! They offer free pick-up from Bole Airport! The food on the restaurant it is good and not very expensive! The rooms are clean and nice! They have an PC with internet connection on the Lobby! Enjoy it!

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Melbourne, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

First things first, I stayed at this hotel from October 9th - 17th. More than once, I expressed my disappointment with management regarding the false advertising of Wi-Fi being available in the rooms. I asked them to contact Expedia (who I used for my booking) and have that amenity removed. I have waited this long to write the review in... More

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Kuwait
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I stayed in the Soramba on two separate occasions 5 days apart. For my first stay I arrived at 9.00am, and the reception happily looked after my bags while I went for a walk around Addis to pass the time until my room was ready - and it was ready early, to my relief! The room was good; clean and... More

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Charlotte
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I had an unexpected night in Addis Ababa due to missed connecting flights. The Hotel Soramba is where they put me up for the night. I was pleasantly surprised by the hotel. It was clean and had all of the amenities I needed, hot water, a comfortable bed, and internet. The location left something to be desired, it is on... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I spent one night in the hotel. I ate out and therefore didnt sample their food, However, the breakfast is its very dry more options would help especially for people who dont take wheat products. The hotel is not very far from the Museum and the shops in town where you can get good deals on leather products. An ok... More

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Address: Belay Zeleke road, near Minelik Sq. | Arada Sub city Woreda 01 Kebele 03/09 House # New, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Soramba 3.5*
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