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Sidama Lodge & Sidama Inn

Cape Verde Street | Bole Sub city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hingham, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My wife and I had an enjoyable stay 6-day stay at the Sidama Inn while visiting our son and his family who are working in Addis. The staff was always friendly and helpful. Our room was quite large with rather spartan furnishings, but we had everything we needed including a small kitchenette. All the utilities worked fine. The building is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I'm almost reluctant to write a review of this place because I want it all to myself! Sidama Lodge is perfect. The staff are all incredibly nice and attentive, the location is ideal, and the place actually has character! The hotel is filled with Ethiopian paintings, both traditional and modern, that are up for sale. It even hosts exhibitions from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Very spacious and clean. Staff is very friendly. Breakfast is slow but tasty. Good security. Got a 6 bir shoe shine. Hair dryer and adapters available. Great location! Very loud at night. We heard chickens, rosters, cars, and nearby music. Hot water runs out after 2 showers. Many nearby shops and restaurants within walking distance. Overall a good experience, we... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I totally loved my stay at Sidama Inn. Staff were super friendly, the room was clean and spacious, good location, excellent wi fi and awesome food. The Kitchen is run by a lady chef who adds a lot of passion to the fabulous recipes she prepares . Don't forget to try the mouthwatering home made stuff, all fresh.. all tasty,... More 

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Cochabamba, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I arrived to Addis Ababa beginning of September for a 3 months term assignment, I was lodged in a "guest house" which surprisingly have good reviews here in trip advisor, unfortunately didn't work for me. After 10 days I moved to Sidama Inn, I was told that Sidama Lodge was good but no availability at that time.The Sidama inn is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I stayed at Sidama Inn for a week and did appreciate the friendliness of the staff, very eager to help (the called the taxi for us, helped me out to call the conference venue when I forgot my iPad there...), the cleanliness of the whole hotel, the lovely paintings that warm up the brand new walls. I would definitely consider... More 

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Dacula, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Stayed in Sidama Lodge during an extended stay in Addis. This place offers self-catering in their larger rooms. It also comes with breakfast,which they bring to your room. The staff were very attentive, personable and friendly. Rooms are clean. Great location. Close to shops, restaurants and other attractions. I stayed in the one bedroom,which is a fully equipped apartment. For... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stayed in Sidama Lodge in periods of up to 4 weeks throughout 2013 - staff very pleasant, Room 403 brilliant (biggest suite on top floor with lovely balcony), Room 304 pretty good (2 roomed suite at back) and room 201 perfectly adequate for one (Studio). Unfortunately for me, the Lodge has been fully booked by long termers this year, so... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I came to Addis looking for a clean, inexpensive hotel which is suitable for the business traveler. I was delighted to find Sidama Inn Hotel not far the Bole Road and located in a quite street off the main road. I was simply fantastic and a great addition to the hotel needs of the city. I particularly liked the rooms,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

After being unable to get a room at Sidama Lodge, I was offered a room in the new Sidama inn, just a fifteen minutes walk from Sidama Lodge. Sidama Inn is simply great, with all the positive characteristics of Sidama Lodge and a lovely restaurant run by real professionals. I understand Sidama Inn has just opened a few weeks ago... More 

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