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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 stars for the staff of the Desalegn Hotel Addis Ababa Ethiopia ! Now, it's not new, shining bright and gleaming ...... But the people who work at the Desalegn Hotel are diamonds, especially Judy at the front desk. Totally nice, totally attentive, totally honest, totally awesome. For the best location, safety, internet and customer service stay at the Desalegn... More 

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San Francisco
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I hate writing negative reviews, but for the money I don't think the Desalegn is the best value if you're staying for more than a couple of days. As usual, the staff is very nice and they try to be helpful. My comments only apply to my 6th floor accommodations. Others might, of course, be better (or worse). My room:... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week. Centrally located and accessible to the restaurants shops and tourists spots which are just a few minutes ride by taxi. Staff were friendly and accommodating. Service was good. Offers a free wifi. Rooms was quite nice and spacious. close to the airport. Looks like a simple hotel with a character.

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Mek'ele, Ethiopia
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Centrally located reasonably priced clean & friendly hotel with good solicitous staff. Good rooms in serviceable state. Adequate restaurant with fair range of meals served well at a fair price. Recommended.

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Buffalo, New York
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65 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I had a very good week long stay. The service was friendly and attentive. The restaurant was okay and there are many other dining options in the immediate neighborhood. What I liked best were the huge weddings held there, two during my stay. It was a very up-close look at Ethiopian culture. The only negative was that wifi was unstable... More 

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Thank Steve J
Brno, Czech Republic
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The hotel remembers its better days, especially bathrooms are quite shabby. However, it is clean and quite comfortable. Staff is friendly, but it is extremely difficult to get someone on the reception on the phone (a colleague who was not quite well stayed in the hotel and it took me literally half a day and almost a dozen of different... More 

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Thank Lukas M
London, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Large rooms and adequately comfortable. On a budget this is a good place to stay, rooms at the back tend to be noisier because of dogs etc! Food acceptable and breakfast are good value, range of wines available. Ethiopian ones were surprisingly good. Helpful nd attentive service when the odd thing goes wrong. There is a useful shebeen next door.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The Desalegn had some pros & cons - but on balance I would not stay again. On pros - the shuttle picked me up from the airport (but took 30 mins to arrive), I was quickly checked in, the room was big, the hotel felt safe, tv had lots of channels, hot water every day and breakfast was fine (I... More 

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Why waste $200-$300 a night on a hotel near by when you can have a great location to all central business district locations, restaurants, & night life ? Cheap & easy. No reason to spend so much more- especially on your own budget.

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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Nice place to stay, worth the money. Rooms are well cleaned. Very quick laundry service, hotel serves complementary breakfast which is awesome. Staff are very co operative and serve with smile. Bad part is kitchen closes at 10 pm and u are left in the hands of bar service.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Desalegn Hotel

Address: Cape Verde Street | Bole, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Dessalegn Hotel Addis Ababa
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“Avoid floor 6 if there's a wedding happening”
 of 5 bubbles HenryTen, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check your room first some are smallish others much bigger”
 of 5 bubbles davidsA4689KK, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“front rooms are currently quiter”
 of 5 bubbles asquill, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony room & a pass for the spa.”
 of 5 bubbles NYDCwanderer, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the "New Wing" on floors 6-10.”
 of 5 bubbles Molleee, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
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