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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

The hotel is very close to the airport, provides good breakfast. It is close to cafes, restaurants and super shops as well. Rooms are relatively small, the bathroom is small as well, but the hotel provides all necessary amenities.

Thank SadruddinI
Abuja, Nigeria
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25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This happened to be the first hotel we stayed in Ethiopia. My wife & I spent about a month between July and August 2015. I dare say the staff here are great and gave me a good general impression about Ethiopians. Always nice, warm and responsive. The rooms are fairly good & comfortable, one minus here is the occasional smell... More 

Thank toyin o
Taos, New Mexico
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77 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We returned to the Wassamar for two nights (separated by 10 days) last week. We have stayed at the hotel previously and knew what to expect. This is an excellent mid-level business hotel located conveniently on Bole Road. The hotel's management is topnotch, and the staff are friendly and efficient from the doormen to the front desk. The airport shuttle... More 

Thank peter g
Letchworth, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

The only positive things I can find to say about this hotel is that the staff are friendly and helpful and that it is convenient for the airport with free transfers to and from. My room was dull and dingy - clean enough but tired looking. The bathroom is very strange. Quite small and yet with a big step which... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for a week while working in Addis and I couldn't recommend it more highly. Right from the free airport pick up early in the morning to the drop off late at night a week later, the staff were friendly and helpful. The room was spacious, with a comfy bed, good view, decent to channels and... More 

Thank Emmeline W
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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

After endless searching for available hotels during the FFD conference in Addis, we found the Wassamar hotel. In general, the hotel amenities were satisfactory - rooms were clean, breakfast in the restaurant okay and the porters and security doormen very friendly. However, the bathroom is very tiny - you can just about turn around in there. My main gripe is... More 

Thank Lynchen888
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

This hotel was fine for what I needed. It was very convenient for the airport and the free shuttle service was good (once it arrived!) the wi-if worked consistently and the TV in the room was a bonus. There was a bit of a nasty smell at times in my room which I would have lost the stomach for on... More 

Thank tannerjc
Alexandria, Egypt
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52 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

This hotel has a high level of customer focus. Not fancy but efficient. Close to airport has a shuttle to airport. Clean room. The only issue is lack of AC at rooms. Only fans are available upon request. Pls ssk for a panoramic room at the back.

Thank SherifRashed
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109 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

I have spent some 4 days at this hotel in official business. It has a good location close to the airport. The hotel's reception is located on the second floor and there are very friendly security staff that are quite helpful. The room rates are a bit expensive (some 80 usd/night) for Addis terms and you get in return some... More 

Thank Arben72
Western Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

We stayed the night of arrival, travelled for a week, then 2 nights before flying out. All three nights were clean, quiet and comfortable; and the staff were very friendly and helpful, although the check out procedure could be made much shorter, imo (the paperwork takes way too long). The breakfast (included) is nice - you can ask for espresso,... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wassamar welcomes you at the gate of Addis Ababa, 1.2 km from the airport with its attractive amenities and excellent service. Wassamar offers on-site indoor/outdoor restaurant with complimentary breakfast, free high-speed internet, gym, sauna and steam room. For those interested in business, we offer small and large conference spaces with a capacity of 10 and 100 individuals. Both wired for internet access and sound systems and projectors. Come and see us, you won't be disappointed! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wassamar Hotel

Address: Bole Road, Africa Avenue | in front of Japan Embassy, Addis Ababa 512, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: $149 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 66
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“Rooms at the bsck, away from the main street are more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles henristetter, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Road side, nice city view, but it is noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles odspecialist, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Take a room at the back of the hotel -- much less noise and not as hot.”
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“Higher floors have better views”
 of 5 bubbles SadruddinI, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
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