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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

With its new section, warm staff and beautiful views over the city Ras Amba is centrally located near to the National Museum and other city tour sites. Though not that upmarket clean, comfortable, good food and you will have a specialized services. And knows the value for money!

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Thank Wutsifte G
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Ras Amba has a very cozy and homey feeling. The food is great and has an amazing rooftop view. They have the perfect space for indoor weddings and impeccable service. It is also conveniently located around 4 kilo which makes it quiet enough for those of you who would like to spend some quiet time while enjoying a good meal... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We stayed in the new section and had beautiful views over the city. The rooms were lovely, although the new building in general felt a little unfinished. The staff were pleasant, the wifi reasonable and dinner in the hotel was very nice. Al in all I'd be more than happy to stay there again.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

This hotel has been around a while - but they have just built a new section. we stayed in both - the new section is very clean and smart ... but on the 4th floor the water pressure was poor and my room had very smelly drain issues. Great view and very clean and comfortable rooms but TV not connected,... More 

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Thank Maggie C
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I have been staying at Ras Amba many times now. It is a pleasure to come back to Ras Amba after a long journey by air from Europe or from a long journey in rural Ethiopia. The rooms are pleasant and clean and I like the staff. The view from the rooms facing the road have a fine view over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

At first the hotel didn't appeal to me visually and seemed to old for me but from the moment you step in you are greeted by their amazing security guards who salute you every time they see you and helpful staff and even friendly maids who even took time out of their day to fold my clothes that I left... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I love this hotel, it has a great view and an attentive staff but the rooms are run down. The bed covers are so old they're see-through The shower takes too long to heat up Door lock doesn't work The WiFi is very slow The breakfast is plain, too plain They rent out the terrace for wedding ceremonies so its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Ras Amber may not have the glitz of the Hilton or the Sheraton but for a fraction of the price you get a decent room with a balcony and views over the city. The food is ok and breakfast is a buffet of cakes biscuits toast and local fruit. The room cleaners are amazing and for just a few pounds... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The hotel is a little worn out and the interior is not particularly exciting, but rooms have balconies with nice views over the city and the rooftop eating area is pleasant. The bathroom showers could do with some refurbishing though, and the tv was mounted at an odd angle relative to the bed. All in all, relatively good value for... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Although we did not stay at the hotel, we were referred to its restaurant. Good call!!!! A very enjoyable experience, well worth the walk UP the numerous steps. The outdoor balcony, where we dined, offered a great view of the city. The food was good, as well as the service. Very friendly, and helpful considering our lack of local language... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ras Amba Hotel is a well-known four star hotel in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. It provides jobs for 65 people. Along with lodging, the hotel has a restaurant,a bar, a wedding and meeting hall, a catering service. Thanks to our clients we are now expanding our hotel . It will provide more rooms for our new clients spa and a gym room are included . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ras Amba Hotel

Address: Queen Elizabeth II Street, Addis Ababa 34063, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: $64 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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