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Yared Zema International Hotel

Kebele 02, Axum Ethiopia
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#9 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Axum
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Centrally Located
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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kuepper wrote a review Mar 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom1314 contributions285 helpful votes
Good position on the main street with reasonable number of bars nearby. Also within reasonable walking distance of the most interesting sites and the numerous tourist shops for souvenirs. I'd happily stay again
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Date of stay: February 2020
JimAndDenise51 wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Ontario112 contributions153 helpful votes
A very tired, 3 star hotel (by North American standards), located in the city. We were told by our guide that this was the best available in town. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. No shower curtain or door for the bathtub, resulting in water on the floor after a shower. Unable to communicate the need for gluten-free selections with the restaurant staff .
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Date of stay: February 2020
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PJ H wrote a review Feb 2020
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates7 contributions9 helpful votes
First, let me start by saying that this was my fourth visit to Ethiopia, and Aksum was my least favorite place to visit. Every stereotype about difficult travel in Ethiopia was magnified here like nowhere else. Then there was Yared Zema Hotel. Where to begin? So much about these reviews rang true. The (cold) shower leaked everywhere, a cockroach poked around my toiletries, stiff bed, useless wifi. Also blood spots on my sheets, the pickup from the airport that never came. All of this is typical Ethiopia, but not at all at these prices. Hotels in Addis are so much better by comparison (and price). Two things were going for this hotel: the room had a table fan that cut some of the noise, and breakfast actually was not as bad as what I saw reported here: there was fresh cooked spinach (yum!) and some kick ass fresh fruit juices that they didn’t sweeten with sugar, and drinkable coffee. But I wonder if you you can do better at the price they are asking, in Aksum. This place seems to be meant for German tour groups (arriving daily), those poor dears.
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Date of stay: February 2020
tova r wrote a review Feb 2020
ramat gan20 contributions12 helpful votes
Very simple and unattractive rooms. Plumbing not working . There was no hot water. The place was not very clean. I can accept faults especially in Ethiopia, not exactly a tourist place, but hot water and working flowing shower head is a must and unfortunately I did not have it.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Maria Luísa R wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
It is a hotel with lots of tourists, and maybe because of that they do not manage to clean well the rooms. We were given a room with a bathroom not clean after the previous customers left. we complained and were given a clean room. But in the evening and morning we saw little cockroaches in the bathroom. Also at lunch there were lots of flies in the dinning room. Food very poor.
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Date of stay: February 2020
EthiopiaTigray RegionAxum
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Frequently Asked Questions about Yared Zema International Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Yared Zema International Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Ruins of Aksum (1.1 miles), Northern Stelae Field (1.2 miles), and Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion (1.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Yared Zema International Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Yared Zema International Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Yared Zema International Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kuda Juice & Pizzeria, Antica Special Cultural Restaurant, and Africa Hotel.
Are there any historical sites close to Yared Zema International Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Northern Stelae Field (1.2 miles), Tombs of Kings Kaleb and Gebre Meskal (1.3 miles), and Queen of Sheba's Bath (1.1 miles).