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Taitu Hotel

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Taitu Hotel
Ranked #34 of 69 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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Incline Village
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Worse hotel I've slept in anywhere around the world. it was cheap and it wasn't worth it. Worst thing: Waste water from the sink dripped made its way to an opening in the floor. There is NO maintenance in this hotel. They wouldn't (they said couldn't) refund my $80, they did find a way to get me $30. So the... More

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Kandahar, Afghanistan
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am going to make this short as I believe Midway42's review is excellent and captures the essence of the hotel. I will start by saying the Taitu is not for everyone and the photos of the exterior make it look better that it actually is. It is a bit rundown and some of the rooms in the back are... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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518 reviews 518 reviews
48 hotel reviews
1,025 helpful votes 1,025 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for two nights at the Itegue Taitu Hotel which also coincided with my first two days in the country. My plan was to use it as a base for checking out the city in addition to spending some time in an historic hotel that was easy on the wallet. Check-in was quick and hassle-free, although as I found... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is very good, price/value also very good compared to other locations is Addis. But if you are expecting purity and European standard then it's not your place. Rooms are great enough, furniture is old, bath with some defects but with warm water. Highlights: 1. the jazz-soul bar in the main building (ground flour, entrance from the garden) 2.... More

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Bruxelles, Belgique
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73 reviews 73 reviews
22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As often in Ethiopia, running an amazing place seems to justify disdain for clients. We were treated so badly that I feel like rating it 'horrible', but honesty dictates to acknowledge the good sides of Hotel Taitu. Here are the pros and cons of staying there: Pros - all taxis know the place - you feel very safe with the... More

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Berlin, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taitu is a great choice for budget travelers. And you probably won't find cheaper rooms (around 160 Birr) in that area (Piazza). But you should definitely check out the rooms first. The restaurent is great and the staff really friendly and helpful.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 6 different nights so tried all types of their accommodation. The pits are the rear building rooms....dirty, sheets looked like they were never changed, unbelievable toilet....worse than some in India. For $10 you get Gulag 17. The main part of the hotel is the best at $20....hot water too !! Can be noisy if you get the... More

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Longyearbyen, Norway
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After good reviews in the Lonely Planet, we decided to spend our last night in Addis Ababa in the Itegue Taitu Hotel. The food at the restaurant was really good, and the house, garden and restaurant are beautifully renovated. Our disappointment was quite big when we saw our room. Although it was big, it was very rundown, the mattress hanging,... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel was in a great position, a large room and good facilities in general. We were provided early check in and received free coffee on arrival. Staff was very helpful, and polite, had a good experience. Breakfast was great. Thank you

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Acton, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed in a cheaper room, downstairs in one of the rear buildings. The toilet leaked, the room was musty and damp, we had frequent power outages at night and in the mornings, the generator is very, very loud, there was no wifi or internet (and speaking to some longer-term guests, it was out for at least a month) and... More

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Also Known As:
Taitu Hotel Addis Ababa
Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
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Ranked #34 of 69 hotels in Addis Ababa

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