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Dessalegn Hotel

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Dessalegn Hotel
Ranked #35 of 69 hotels in Addis Ababa
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Rating summary
  • 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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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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
1 review
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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Khartoum
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I visited this hotel in January 2014 for the third time as I think there is a deal with our office to accommodate our events in Ethiopia in Desalegn hotel. I was surprised this time with the deterioration in their services, especially the rooms. it is easy now to see a "bug" walking from the bathroom to the room, lamps... More

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

overall quality of the hotel is good. But the gym is weigh below standard for the gyms of our time and so overly priced. (they should think about what they charge for...).I also learned, For visitors the gym is so uninviting since they are trying to have very few customers who wouldn't really care about paying. Had they improved the... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

After 2 stays there, i have been fairly happy. The credit card machine has not been working either times, however, so please be bring cash with you! Located in Bole on Cape verde street, it's very close to the airport and the hotel has a free shuttle. The surroundings are calm and many great places to eat around there. The... More

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Rome, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I staggered into my room at about midnight after 24 hours of travel and immediately fell asleep. I didn't realize until 5:30 am the next morning when the sun began to shine on me that my room had no curtains! So much for sleep after that! It was somewhat unbelievable and got my time there off to a rough start.... More

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Despite the short notice, Desalegn hotel surpassed our expectation. Excellent conference space and catering. Real value for money with internet included, its a pretty good deal. For best sleep, avoid the area overlooking the road though it has the best view. Well done Dessalegn. Any time, I will be back.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

The Hotel is located in a very secure area opposite EU offices and close to Bole road. Proximity to airport and major malls is a big plus. Food is great and staff at Desalegn have very good attitude and are always helpful, not to forget courteous shuttles by the hotel vans. Their rates are relatively lower compared to other hotels... More

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Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Also Known As:
Dessalegn Hotel Addis Ababa

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