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Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa

2.0 miles from Addis Ababa center
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Kazanchis Business District | Kazanchis Business District, Kirkos Subcity, Addis Ababa 2155, Ethiopia
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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel has very good staff and well trained. Not only are the hotel staff helpful but understanding too. Overall service was meticulous. The hotel is clean. The Hotel is accessible to central town business.

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to tell us about your positive experience. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the service and facility of our hotel. We look forward to your next stay! Please “Like” us on Facebook to stay informed of our upcoming news, events and promotions. Best Regards Hans...

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, unfortunately also in 2017 no improvement in this hotel. Only the name makes this hotel Radisson Blu. All my comments below remain the same. This time, we came over only for lunch. Entrance: you still cannot go by car to the very entrance. You will stop in the middle of the busy way and walk under rain to the...

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest; We apologize for the disappointing service you received. Our team works hard to make sure our guests are comfortable and receiving our best service . Please be informed all the issues you mentioned are being communicated to the respective departments and we are working to avoid such things from happening again. We appreciate you bringing this matter...

Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there on two occasions in Jan & Feb 2017 expecting much les than I experienced. The staff are well trained, friendly and pleasant to clients. The rooms are large, in very good condition indicating regular maintenanceand servicing. The in-house restaurant has a surprisingly extensive la carte menu and an excellent buffet for lunch and dinner. Wine selection is...

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for recommending our hotel to other potential customers.Nothing gives us more pleasure than knowing that you were comfortable and happy during your time with us. Our team always strives hard to guarantee a 100% guest satisfaction. We look forward to welcome you back to our hotel...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel was clean and neat. Food was outstanding in the restaurant, you have to try the Tibbs and bread. Service was great in the Hotel and no problems with check in or check out Room was clean and tidy and everything worked well. Nicely situated in Addis Ababa and simple but effective Hotel. Internet worked fine except for Sovial...

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear Jason P, Thank you for your candid review and for taking the time to share your feedback from your stay. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the service provided by our team. Powered by our yes I can! Service philosophy, our team always strives hard to guarantee a 100% guest satisfaction. We look forward to welcome...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to admit that I am very meticulous about small details. From Check it right down to the house keeping. I have to say, they one of the most efficient check-in process, explaining each detail of what you will need during your stay. The staff is very helpful and they will ensure your stay is blissful. I thoroughly enjoyed...

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear Romeo M, Thank you for choosing the Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa as your travel partner and for sharing your feedback from your stay. Nothing gives us more pleasure than knowing that you were comfortable and happy during your time with us. Our team always strives hard to guarantee a 100% guest satisfaction. We look forward to welcome you...

Nairobi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 9nights and I really enjoyed myself. Pros - Professional staff - Lovely rooms and large rooms with a great bathroom; comfy bed. Cons - Front office/reception: 3 desks but I always found myself queuing behind 3 or 4 people before I could be attended to because there was only one person at the reception. - Spa:...

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to tell us about your experience. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the service provided by our team. Powered by our yes I can! Service philosophy, our team always strives hard to guarantee a 100% guest satisfaction. Please be informed that we have taken...

George, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel with good service up to Radisson Blu standard. The in house restaurant does a real nice buffet for breakfast lunch and dinner or "a la carte". The room are modern and of a reasonable size with comfortable beds and a good stable internet connection.

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for choosing the Radisson Blu Hotel Addis Ababa as your travel partner and for sharing your feedback from your stay. Nothing gives us more pleasure than knowing that you were comfortable and happy during your time with us. Our team always strives hard to guarantee a 100% guest satisfaction. We look forward to welcome you...

Altrincham, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The Radisson is right in the heart of Addis and is a world away from the hotels, and hotel prices, down in the Rift Valley. Having said that a few beers and a meal in this 5 star hotel will set you back about £25/head but the surroundings are sumptuous by comparison to rural Ethiopia and the service very accommodating....

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for choosing the Radisson Blu Hotel Addis Ababa as your travel partner and for sharing your feedback from your stay. Nothing gives us more pleasure than knowing that you were comfortable and happy during your time with us. Our team always strives hard to guarantee a 100% guest satisfaction. We look forward to welcome you...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Stayed at the hotel while holding a 2-day event here. Great ambiance. Very neat and clean. Professional and friendly staff. Rooms are comfortable and room-service is prompt. Their event facilities are also good, and their staff were more than willing to help with any requests that we had. Restaurants have a good variety of food and drinks. Would definitely recommend...

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for recommending our hotel to other potential customers. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the service and facility of our hotel. We look forward to your next stay! Please “Like” us on Facebook to stay informed of our upcoming news, events and promotions. Please...

Porto, Portugal
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Service is very good, nice food at the restaurants. People are very kind. Rooms also very good and comfortable. I don't know much of Addis Ababa, but this hotel is good in any city! The transport from the airport to the hotel works nice without any problem, very reliable!

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HansPeterDuerr, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, responded to this review

Dear Paulo A, Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to tell us about your positive experience. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the service and facility of our hotel. We look forward to your next stay! Please “Like” us on Facebook to stay informed of our upcoming news, events and promotions. Best Regards Hans...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Radisson Blu Hotel Addis Ababa is ideally located in an exclusive business area at the heart of Kazanchis Business District. The hotel is designed to make your stay an inspirational pleasure, creating a memorable sense of arrival with its unique and iconic architectural design along with its holistic hospitality that is in line with the needs of the modern Traveler. The Hotel is adjacent to the United Nations Conference Center (UNCC-AA), within 1 Kilometer radius of the National Palace, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a number of government offices. The hotel is just 6 km away from Bole International Airport and is an ideal base for visits to major Corporate and Government offices, the Ethiopian Ethnological Museum, the Addis Ababa Museum, as well as historical buildings such as St. George’s Cathedral and the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Our hotel provides a unique and extraordinary hospitality, with its Yes I Can! Service Philosophy. The Hotel Contains, • 152 Standard rooms, • 44 Business-Class Rooms, • 2 Business Queen Rooms, • 6 Standard Queen Rooms, • 7 One-Bedroom Suites and • 1 Presidential Suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa

Address: Kazanchis Business District | Kazanchis Business District, Kirkos Subcity, Addis Ababa 2155, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: $174 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa 5*
Number of rooms: 212
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#3 Spa Hotel in Addis Ababa
#4 Luxury Hotel in Addis Ababa
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“Corner suites are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles KASHILA, 1 week ago | Read review
“Use their shuttle pick up from the Airport and drop off. You will pay about US$7 per trip (2017 prices, might change)”
 of 5 bubbles romeom882, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“High floors are quiet”
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“All rooms are fairly quiet.”
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“no great view, construction is everywhere”
 of 5 bubbles hassanr617, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
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