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Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The swimmingpool is very small and without any comfort. The dressingrooms old and dirty. You pay 225 birr (far too much) and then they send you out to a shop (find it yourself around Edna Mall) to buy your own lock for the clothing safe! Not any idea about service (for that price), getting money in an unfair way is...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I travel through Addis often for work and went to Bole Rock to sneak in a Saturday workout. For a day pass for gym only it was 225 ETB, pool + gym is 375. The pool was quite crowded but fromm 11a-1pm the gym wasn't too crowded. At least 10 tredmills, several stationary bikes and stair machines. They have a...

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Thank Imma B
Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Nice crowd and good music. I was invited and the ambiance were very good even if you are a beginner you are welcome and ask for a dance most welcome from the dancers who took the salsa dances. Nice to know new friends.

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Thank Abiy G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Stay here 3 times already with friends. Last May stay alone..Love the location with in the center of everything in Bole from shopping to movie houses and resto. Free Wifi, complimentary breakfast, indor pool and Sauna using for free. Difinetely my home when I visit Addis Ababa.

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Thank Alpaj75
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

If you want a massage, don't ever go to Bole rock. Cleaners insult you, managers do not give solution, you will be directed to female massage room because they only have one room for male. It is male who does the massage. To me I don't even hug my brother and walk around on the street. I ruined my weekend.

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Thank Alazarahmed
Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

You don't get such an excellent variety of good food in Addis with this kind of price often. Bole Rock is a place you can dine everyday without worrying about the cost of food. I'm only talking about the restaurant and bar. Please go there only if there is no any European Soccer sport. If you do, you will find...

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Thank Yared M
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 5 March 2015

I enjoyed the BOLE ROCK HOTEL but would only return if I was traveling on holiday ( not on a business trip). If I rated this as a hotel, my rating would be lower. But, if you are TOLERANT and expect the Bole Rock Hotel to be more like a guest house, this is an excellent choice for a traveller...

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2Thank Terry L
Mbabane, Swaziland
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Bole Rock is very close to the airport (10 minutes max by a slow blue taxi, and if you have little luggage you could easily walk), hidden behind the better known (and higher level) Harmony Hotel. The "Reception" is not a hotel reception, just a simple entrance. The rooms are the typical "Ethiopian Drab" decor style. But they are clean...

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3Thank thingumybob
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 7 January 2015

- Staff was friendly and helpful - Free shuttle to the airport - Free breakfast (delicious!) - Free gym access (to a really nice gym with pool and classes) - Rooms were clean and nice - Hot water was always readily available - Free wifi

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Thank erinyamaoka
Sangkhla Buri, Thailand
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Stayed at Bole Rock at least twice when visiting Addis Ababa. The location makes the price and the size of the rooms the greatest asset. Close to the Edna Shopping area and many of the more international restaurants, bars, and clubs of Addis night life, it is an ideal budget hotel for those looking to experience the blossoming Addis scene....

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Additional Information about Bole Rock Hotel

Address: New Medhaniyalem 03 H, Addis Ababa 4489, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: $79 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Great for a work out on business trip.”
 of 5 bubbles 44immab, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“More like a lovely guest house environment than a hotel. More like a home with good help than a hotel with concierge services. More perfect for a holiday than for a working trip.”
 of 5 bubbles TerryL19, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“ask for suite in first floor”
 of 5 bubbles Aljehani, 14 Jan 2012 | Read review
“get it in the right category”
 of 5 bubbles Addisadvisor, 19 Sep 2011 | Read review
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