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Damu Hotel

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ranked #37 of 80 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This hotel has a great staff, does complimentary airport pick up, has good (discounted) prices, reasonably comfortable rooms, and a great Indian restaurant across the street. As with many hotels in Addis, there is no HVAC. There was a problem with barking dogs and the sounds of traffic, so if you are a light, jet-lagged sleeper, this may pose some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Awesome location from the airport. Secure neighbourhood. Accessible malls and Dembel Trade Centre is just a stone throw away. Staff speak cool English. Intercom phone is handy. WiFi connection is excellent...! For my 10-days stay in Addis, this is real New Found Flower. It was worth changing my mind at the 11th hour as soon as I landed at Bole... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

One of the better hotels we stayed in during our visit to ethiopia. Good central location with eateries in walking distance although the hotel restaurant was very good and more extensive than most others. Our room was spacious with a large, firm bed and soft pillows and the shower reasonably powerful. We also had a small balcony. Wifi is available... More 

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Mahboula, Kuwait
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This hotel is a fairly old building with no AC, few channels on an antiqued TV. We had to open the window all night due to no AC and all night I heard barking dogs that was so loud that it sounded like they were right outside my window when we were on the 5th floor. Also to make matters... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

This is not a five star hotel so don't expect five star service. However the rooms are clean and comfortable with free wired Internet in the room and free wi FI in the lobby. Both worked well for me. The staff are friendly and helpful. Breakfast is free and again not five star Buffett but good enough to get you... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I stayed in this hotel for more than a week and found very reasonable for the price you pay. The rooms were neat and maintained well, with very fast wired Internet connection. The wireless Internet was only available in the lobby. Bath room was clean, but not maintained well. The hotel had a small restaurant in the first floor with... More 

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Good Points : 1. Very Good Location. 2. Cheap 3. Good cafes and eating places in walking distance. Bad Things: 1. Room Sizes 2. Service Maybe good for a day or two's trip. Its not a place where you would like to spend the weekends

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New York City, New York
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

its an average hotel, bad internet in the rooms, shower heads leak all over the place, power plug points that dont have any use and some lights that dont work, food is good, but the staff at restaurant can be pushy in terms of tips, its alright for a layover and thats about it, its way overpriced to what it... More 

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dubai
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21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

This place is clean. That is my only positive thing to say. Airport pick up did not happen and no apology or explanation. Dark and dingy room. Way overpriced for what you get. The only positive thing (and for that the hotel gets no plaudits) is that the very fine Indian restaurant (Sangam?) is just across the road. Reccomendation: Pay... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

room is spacious, clean bathroom and helpful staff. negative side is security. making smart comments and not allowing any visitors unless you come down and sign. i signed once and they kept asking me everytime to do the same thing. i had to move out due to their behaviour. location is good by the way overlooking bole road near hebsha... More 

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