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Orange Lion Guest House

Yeka Subcity | Woreda 09, House Number 49/1, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Orange Lion Guest House
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Beek, The Netherlands
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We visit the guest house with 10 students en 5 teachers from CIOS sportschools from Holland. The guesthouse was a good starting point for us to visit house of sports en all the beautiful projects in Addis. Staff was very friendly, breakfast was good and in the evening we were surprised by a delicious meal. From the top roof an... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

As a group of 11 people, we found Orange Lion Guesthouse the perfect place for us! The staff was so accommodating. They were flexible with room arrangements, provided the most delicious breakfast, and made us a home-cooked meal for dinner. They went out of their way to make our stay memorable... even walking with our group to the nearest restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Very helpful with pickup and dropoff (Free of charge). Polite staff, wifi worked in reception area only, good quality of bathroom, quiet and convenient if you don't want to be close to the Centre. Good breakfast. I stayed 3 nights and I got the master bedroom with ensuite and big balcony.

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Mahboula, Kuwait
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

If you need to stay within the city limits of Addis Ababa then do not choose this hotel, it is at least a 10-15 minute drive northeast out of the city and the taxis charge at the minimum $15-$20 one way, and by the way they don't offer AC. I didn't get a chance to receive a free transfer ride... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

My experience was hit and miss. The woman in charge was very friendly but other staff were less so. I stayed for 3 nights and on the 2nd afternoon, the day before I was leaving, I came downstairs to use Skype and one of the staff out of nowhere demanded i bring down my passport that instant. I went back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Always clean, always welcoming, always helpful, always friendly and always a good breakfast. We stayed several nights at different times during our tour of Ethiopia and every time felt like coming home. The staff are very friendly and available to help with travel arrangements. Rooms are clean, large(the sheets devinely soft!) with bathroom. Laundry services available. Drives to and from... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

A lovely big house, very clean room with bathroom, friendly staff. A quiet and safe place to stay. They let me use their computer for checking in my flight. Good breakfast and they prepare food too if you order in advance. Warmly recommended!

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Barthorstman, Manager at Orange Lion Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback about our guest house. We're happy to hear that you appreciated the stay in our guest house. We're more than willing to assist our guest, so helping you by using our computer is not a deal at all! Hope to welcome you next time. More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

A very nice place to stay. They are very friendly and helpful. The house is always clean and beautiful. A good breakfast and wifi connection at lobby. You can find restaurants and ATM walking a little bit. We recommend!

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Barthorstman, Manager at Orange Lion Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Anibal for your feedback about our guest house. We hope that you liked your trip around the world and that Ethiopia will always have a special place in your heart. You forgot your T-shirt, but we sent it to your home address in Brazil. Thanks for your visit and in this way the contribution to our social projects... More 

Zwolle, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The Orange Lion Guesthouse is a very nice place. The staff makes you feel safe and at home. They welcome you any time. The rooms are great. They are big and clean. There are fresh towels every day and there is water every day as well. That is not always common in Ethiopia. Futher on the staff is friendly and... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I was there for 12 days and I can tell you: It's a really good guesthouse. Nice people, nice food and making good coffee. I really do not have anything negative about the guesthouse. It is just great!

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