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Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

There is a wedding ceremony with a terribly high volume music (now it is 11:30pm). Impossible to sleep. I complained but didn't get any reaction. If you call room service nobody answer, the same forcthe reception (maybe because of the loud music. Internet works very bad. The balance cost benefit is very bad.

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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Desalegn for 3 nights because my other favourite places were booked. When Desalegn was suggested to me I was sceptical mostly because I had never heard of before in my previous visits. So my favouritism is probably biased because I didn't have high expectations. It's located on a quieter street in Bole area, so not far from...

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Thank Philip M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Adequate business hotel in many respects. Free shuttle, large rooms, comfortable lobby. But bad infestation of bed bugs left us covered in itchy bites. We then transported the bugs home with us. Nightmare! Food poor too.

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2Thank n0trelevant
Nairobi
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

This place first of all is quiet, you can relax as you work and also their service is the BEST. Their food I like it. The rooms are spacious too and always cleaned. The wifi is available though power issues affecting the country don't really affect this hotel because they a back up generator which auto switches on when the...

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1Thank Machelitoh
Washington, DC
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I stayed 8 nights at the Desalegn Hotel after making a reservation almost a month in advance. From the website I expected breakfast each morning, wifi internet access, and comfortable rooms. I got a comfortable room, the shower had hot water every morning, and I slept great. The breakfast was almost identical each morning and borderline inedible - it appears...

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1Thank Molleee
West Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

First visit to Addis Ababa. Assuming I return, next time I'll stay in a different hotel. Staff friendly and helpful. Brkfst OK. Lunch and dinner pretty bad. Room large and reasonably clean, though there was something disconcerting about the bathroom. Wasn't dirty but wasn't immaculate either. Comfortable bed. Neither WiFi nor TV reliable. Their credit card access wasn't working. Had...

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Reviewed 30 May 2015

I stayed here two nights on both ends of a trip down to Hawassa. I was picked up at the airport (after a 30 minute wait) and dropped back at the airport. The hotel was fancier than I expected. The rooms were comfortable. Since I stayed here on Saturday nights, there was loud music from wedding parties both times. Neither...

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Thank Eric V
Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 1 March 2015

The price it is generally competitive however in the same area there are hotels that with 10 dollars more can offer much more in particular to internet facilities and quality of the room. Staff is helpful so it is a plus. the gym is nice but pricey even for residents. The other older dessalegn to be avoided as no reliable...

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1Thank Bonn123
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Spent Two nights there. Rooms were basic with no air conditioning. Free wifi available but very slow. Breakfast was okay if one is inclined to Ethopian cuisine. Passable for one on business definitely not for those on holiday.

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1Thank Peter L
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 14 February 2015

There are two Desalegn Hotels in Addis that I know of. One is older and somwhat ok whereas the other one is much newer and better. Same price, so go for the newer one. Rooms are very nice and Clean. although a bit basic. Elevators work fine so go for a room some floors up to enjoy the view of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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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