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Impress Hotel

Cameroon Street, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
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#12 of 328 B&Bs / Inns in Addis Ababa
Centrally located in the Bole Medhanialem area, and offering free Airport shuttle to and from Bole International Airport (Impress Hotel is located within less than 1km from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport-ADD), Impress is ideal for both extended stay and short term travelers. What makes Impress the best long stay Hotel and Studio Apartment in Addis is that it is ideal for business, family, and leisure travelers. Whether you are traveling to Ethiopia for business meetings, family vacation, or touring across the country, Impress Hotel is situated in a prime location that will meet all of your needs. Featuring fully furnished studio apartment style rooms each equipped with full kitchen/kitchenette, refrigerator with minibar, high speed wifi, flat-screen TV, work desk, safe box, parquet/wooden floor, spacious balcony with amazing view, and many more amenities, there is no need for people visiting Addis to look further or go far. Our Guests also love the fact that our flats are designed to feel like your home; but we also provide you with complimentary full service such as breakfast, daily housekeeping, maintenance, security, and many more services to help make your visit to Addis as pleasant as it should be. Our position within walking distance to the city’s most popular places of business and the finest Restaurants and Bars in Addis Ababa makes Impress your number one choice of stay. Impress Hotel is within walking distance from Millenium Hall, Edna Mall, Bole Medhane Alem Cathedral, and the city’s best shopping centers. Impress Hotel is also located within a few kilometers/miles from the European Union, African Union Headquarters, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Menelik Mausoleum, Merkato, Piassa, Mount Entoto, Unity Park, National Museum, Holy Trinity Cathedral and many more places of interest. Impress Hotel’s amazing position in the middle of Downtown Addis, its floor-to-ceiling windows, the spacious balconies, and extra high-speed wifi in every room offer you an exclusive perspective of the vibrant Addis while staying connected with the rest of the world. To top it all off, our popular City Tour service will allow you to explore Addis from a native’s point of view. Stay at Impress and allow us to show you why our repeat guests consider us the best long stay hotel and studio apartment in Addis. At Impress, our guests receive an unmatched combination of price, quality, comfort, and service. Our entire team is excited for the possibility of serving you. We hope to see you soon!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Kids stay free
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free airport transportation
Parking garage
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Water park
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Photo copier / fax In business center
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Butler service
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
Separate dining area
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
Good to know
Great View
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Arabic
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Yesh wrote a review Mar 2021
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia1 contribution
Stayed there for a week and I was pleasantly surprised with the room. Good water pressure for the showers and a wonderful view. But no room service, terrible WiFi and the fact that the breakfast buffet runs out of food choices took away from the experience.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
tkl112 wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom143 contributions120 helpful votes
My husband and I stayed four nights at the beginning of our Ethiopia trip and one night at the end. We really liked this hotel. We stayed in a suite, which was spacious with a nice balcony. The shower was big and had good water pressure and the bed was very comfortable. We had a small kitchenette, which we didn't use. The staff all spoke English really well and could not have been more friendly. Breakfast was good, but we went down to the restaurant next door and their special foul was incredible for breakfast. I'd definitely recommend that. There is also a Tomoca in the building, which is amazing for a quick Ethiopian coffee. Location is great, near to the airport and lots of restaurants. They also arranged airport pick up and drop off for us, with no hassle. Overall, this is a great hotel for this price and we would definitely stay here again when in Addis Ababa.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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David wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
I have stayed at Impress Hotel a couple of times. The rooms are very spaces and the location of the hotel is very ideal. There are restaurants, bars, cafes , shopping centers, etc. within walking distance of the hotel. The staff are very helpful and are always happy to help.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Mne M wrote a review Nov 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Like the title states, this is one of the best views in Addis. The hotel is relatively small and only occupies floor 4-6, as the other floors are leased out to businesses. Each room is like a mini self contained apartment. Huge bed, kitchenette area with fridge, cabinets, cooker and over. Then the bathroom is off to the side and quite spacey. The bed to balcony area is where you truly get your money’s worth. Slide back the blinds, pull open the sliding doors and you’re looking directly at Medhane Alem Cathedral, to your left - so close, you can pick out the Sunday prayer crowd. While, laid out before you is the entire city, with the mountains in the distance. So, while the hotel is lovely, there were a few major let downs, like: the shower flooding the rest of the bathroom and despite raising this and being assured it’d be fixed, it wasn’t; my room wasn’t cleaned for about three days until I insisted (I wasn’t informed I had to leave my key at reception before heading out, if I wanted my room cleaned); some furnitures were a bit old. Which is why my review rating is an average rather than higher. However, I believe if you have a mind set of renting a room in an apartment rather than renting a hotel room, you’ll truly enjoy your stay and it’ll be worth it - well except for the bathroom issue. Pros - Balcony views - Medhane Alem Cathedral (Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo cathedral is the second largest cathedral in the whole of Africa and the largest in Ethiopia) is located next to the building - Less than 15 minutes from the Airport - Shopping Mall about 5-10 minutes walk - Tomoca coffee house on the ground floor of the Impress Hotel building - Kategna traditional restaurant on the ground floor of the Impress Hotel building - It’s more like an apartment than a hotel room, and you’ve all the utensils and amenities you need - Lovely staff that are very willing to assist - Airport shuttle pick up is super nice and per the city standards, will have you feeling like VIP - Security downstairs (which is great as the area is very dark and quiet once the restaurants shut at night - circa 11pm/12am) Cons - Church prayers are super loud and transmit far and will disturb/disrupt your sleep (it earplugs work for your, bring them. You’ll need them especially if your stay is from about Friday - Sunday or during any religious/fast periods) - Spotty WiFi - Room 602, which I maintain offers the best in the hotel has a crack shower floor. This wasn’t fixed despite raising this numerous times. The water leaks out and floods the bathroom until it eventually drains out - It’s more like an apartment than a hotel room (this is also in the Pro list. It depends on your travel preference) - Neighbourhood very quiet and dark at night (after 11pm/12am)
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
Haley M wrote a review Oct 2019
Leicester, United Kingdom19 contributions15 helpful votes
Booked as a last minute hotel on a budget as we needed up to a week in Addis unexpectedly. Rooms are huge and extremely comfortable and clean. Twin balconies not much of a street view but mountains in the distance were beautiful. Added extra nights at a moment’s notice and did not have to change room. Staff were helpful, friendly and just so lovely. Definitely would stay here again. Great location in Bole. Minutes to great bars food and shopping
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$58 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Impress Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Impress Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Salem's Ethiopia (0.1 miles), Medhane Alem Cathedral (0.07 miles), and Leather Exotica (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Impress Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Impress Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Impress Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Impress Hotel?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Impress Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Dok Restaurant, avanti italya restaurant, and Mama's Kitchen.
Does Impress Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Impress Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Impress Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Impress Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Impress Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Meskel Square (2.3 miles) and Meyazia 27 Square Monument (3.3 miles).
Does Impress Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.