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Dessalegn Hotel

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Dessalegn Hotel
Ranked #35 of 73 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

To start with, the free airport pick-up service works. The Dessalegn then surprised me as a very neat business hotel at what are pretty much the best rates in this category in Addis. The unlimited Wifi worked without any trouble both in the comfortable lobby/bar and my room. The gym and the sauna - contrary to the impression one could... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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91 reviews 91 reviews
23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Clean rooms. Excellent breakfast. Wi-Fi not consistent but what do you expect for Addis? There is a decent Chinese restaurant down the side street that serves Chinese workers, very authentic so don't expect to get by with English, point at the photos in the menu.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for a night. Rooms are well maintained.Neat and clean.Check in was hassle free. Airport shuttle was properly coordinated.Breakfast is average.Staff is well mannered and they take care to hear what you say. Coffee shop at the lobby is too good.,

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Karlstad, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The hotel seems to consist of 3 separate Buildings, this review is based on Desalegn Nr 3 only. Heard that the other buildings might be much better, but I have no own experience. The hotel is ok, but quite boring experience. Equipment and facilities are old and a bit worn down. The room was equipped with kitchen, but nothing was... More 

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Padua, Italy
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This Hotel is in a great location, Bole area, 5 minutes drive from the airport, but on a quiet interior street. Very quiet and clean, with elevator, furniture a bit dated but good, free shuttle to and from the airport, an excellent breakfast buffet, international style. Staff were efficient and courteous. Great choice in Addis.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I arrived at the Desalegn hotel at 11pm on a Sunday night. The check in process was very fast-which was great, however the reception had a dusty odour. I had not eaten anything sensible since lunch time, and asked if the kitchen was open. I was told it isn't, I asked for a glass of juice from the bar... the... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I stayed at the Desalegn 2 (near the other Desalegn) off of Bole for a month. This location is fairly close to the airport, and they offer free shuttle back and forth from the airport. The area is pretty safe, but there are many pickpockets and the area is a fairly popular for prostitution. During my stay there, I felt... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
27 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Priced near $100 US for a couple. The included breakfast is stone cold but included chicken so wasn't totally bad. The water was warm and you had a nice balcony. There was good security here and the bell boys were on you with their service.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

somebody recommended us to stay in this hotel,and we stayed for 2 nights ,despite it doesn't meet its international standard rating it is fine place to stay for 2 nights ,we enjoyed the meal,and the service is not bad .

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This is the worst hotel I have EVER stayed at, I have stayed here 7 or 8 times over the last year (a few days to a few weeks). Let me first mention the one or two good points, there is a variation in room size but most are a good size. The breakfast which is included is good value... More 

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Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Dessalegn Hotel Addis Ababa

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