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“Semien hotel, for short and long stays” 4 of 5 stars
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Semien Hotel
Belay Zeleke Street, Kebele 03/09, Addis Ababa 7658, Ethiopia   |  
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Ranked #53 of 69 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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“Semien hotel, for short and long stays”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I've been staying at Semien for shorter and longer periods from 2009 to the present (November 2012). The hotel always had a congenial atmosphere, friendly and with an easy going feeling among the staff. The rooms are now overhauled and kept clean and functional. There is wifi - but it reaches only as far as the lobby. The small business centre has most of what you need for a business trip - fax, copier, computers. The hotel is located within easy reach of Mercato, close to the old city centre of Piazza and the old post office but quite a bit from the flashy places along the Bole road. The hotel is consquently not frequented by the beautiful people but mostly by Ethiopian business men and Ethiopian families. Its buffet lunches and dinners are widely appreciated. The "foreign" menu is OK but not spectacular.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Semien Hotel

Address: Belay Zeleke Street, Kebele 03/09, Addis Ababa 7658, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #53 of 69 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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