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Taitu Hotel

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Taitu Hotel
Ranked #35 of 72 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the rooms away from the main building. They were dirty, infested, damp and had questionable electrics hanging about. It was extremely cheap though, so it's kind of what we were expecting considering we were running out of money. On the plus side, the main building was a real colonial style antique and the Ethiopian food options were... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were heading to Addis for a few days and heard much about the atmosphere and character of Taitu so decided to try it out. While we booked it on their online system, we never received feedback or a response from them so ultimately called the hotel before traveling only to find out that the rooms in the main building... More

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Melbourne, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful historic building. Spent 2 nights here in one of the cheapest double rooms ($17). The rooms are spacious and clean but maybe a little run down. We had warm showers. Sometimes had problems flushing the toilet. WiFi is available and works in the restaurant/patio areas. You have to pay but it was really cheap - about 12 birr for... More

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Karatu, Tanzania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The main building is awesome, really beautiful. The restaurant area and outdoor eating space were really nice places to hang out. The food was good at the restaurant too, the lunch buffet is an awesome deal. ocals as well as travelers seemed to always be around. The hotel is also close to a lot of great coffee places, and very... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I stayed, as a woman who would be alone my first night, because I wouldn't be isolated in a newer place in Bole. I wanted to go out and do things, like the Jazbamba club, located in the Taitu complex, or walk out the door, to find pizza, coffee ceremony, yummy Italian coffee, etc. The good: Love the beer garden... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Taitu hotel was very reasonably priced and in a decent location. I was not planning to stay here when I was in Addis, but due to last minute changes I showed up here and it worked out well. There is a lot of commercial activity and bars right around the hotel, and at night the neighborhood felt a little seedy... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

After booking a room online we arrived to be told that the only available room was in fact 5 dollars more. We had a large and comfortable room with 2 beds. The room was adequate yet the bathroom was quite sub-standard. The shower was cold and dirty. The toilet had no discernible flushing ability. No toilet paper was provided. We... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

It was interesting to see both the exterior and the interior of the first place in all of Ethiopia to offer food for sale! The place is full of character and perhaps ought to be turned into a museum. Certainly it isn't currently In the business of offering good food or service. The traditional food that was offers was absolutely... More

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Rooms range from us 9 to 30 a day. The cheaper rooms have shared communal toilets while the more expensive rooms have private.toilets. The rooms and everything in the hotel is shabby but u pay for what u get. One nice thing about the taitu hotel is there are travel agencies on the hotel grounds and u can book any... More

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London, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
38 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The positives: - Great location - Lovely staff - Good prices - Very good restaurant - Great vibe to the place - Amazing for meetups - Loads of parking - Storage lockers at reception - Security guards keep the buskers outside on the street The negatives: - Very basic rooms - Intermittent hot water - Cleanliness was questionable

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Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Number of rooms: 264
Also Known As:
Taitu Hotel Addis Ababa

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