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Ambassador Hotel

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not even finished with new renovation/construction - ongoing electrical issues, life safety not a concern - no active fire alarm system, bare wires hanging from ceilings, no pressure control on water and terrible internet - worse than what is typical in Addis. Actually waited a bit to submit this so the terrible experience wouldn't be so fresh in my mind.

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Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Had a stop over at this elegant hotel in November 2013 en-route to and from Senegal. Though I only spent 2 nights I really enjoyed the hospitality offered by the staff. The spacious and well decorated rooms create a serene environment for working.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The hotel is located super close to the airport (ADD), which was very convenient. Good breakfast with local food and fresh juices. The room was neat and clean, we had little trouble setting the shower to warm water, but in some minutes we got sorted. We had a telly with cable, wifi signal and a window with an interesting view...

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Thank CarolGarbelotto
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Enjoyed staying here for almost a week. The Duty Manager (Mr. Asres Dife) was very nice and a great asset to the hotel. Frequently he informed if everything was o.k. and also his colleagues were very nice and gentile.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have stayed here on three separate occasions and while the hotel is well situated and business-like, the hotel won't win any awards for originality in terms of how it's run or maintained. It's a fairly bland affair but clean and orderly. On the plus side it's very close to the airport and several shopping malls. The lobby staff were...

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Thank RLewis_12
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We stayed here 3 separate times during a 2 week trip to Ethiopia. The hotel is huge with various extensions running off it. In the new part of the building the rooms are great - clean, modern, comfortable but no wifi. In the older rooms wifi worked but the rooms were dank and dark. Grubby carpets, open drains in the...

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Thank mingchi86
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I had a stop over in Addis Ababa and stayed here. Wifi virtually non existent. No glasses in room. Dirty carpets, wires exposed everywhere, horrible free razor ( I nearly cut my throat as it was soooo dull!) Food ok, no hot water so no shower! Staff, though, was nice and near airport. But could I recommend it? No!

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Thank estebandepraga
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is close to the airport, and the staff is nice. The rooms are not clean enough, the WiFi is BAD, and the power goes out sometimes. The food is also not so good. Great coffee though. The shower is good, and the hotel seems secure.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was booked here as part of a tour. It is in the Bole area of Addis Ababa very close to one of the famous churches in Bole. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was extensive and very good with fresh juices, fruits, pastries, Ethiopian and Western options and made to order eggs. Bed was hard but that...

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Djibouti
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Near the airport of Addis, I had to stay some hours in Addis due to flight delay, free transportation, very nice welcome from a nice receptionist with a genuine smile, it's really a law budget hotel but in the city center with all necessary accommodation needs. It's not a 5 star hotel, however the welcome is much better because it's...

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manaye2015, Marketing Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We’re glad to hear that your experience you had at Ambassador exceeded your expectation. Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience. We hope to have you come back very soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AMBASSADOR Hotel is a four star hotel located in a walking distance from Bole international Airport and a door step to the millennium hall. It is also surrounded by tourist attractions, shopping malls, ticketing offices, entertainment establishments, embassies and International Organizations. AMBASSADOR Hotel is free from noise and visual pollution which gives your guests safety and comfort. Our newly opened expansion increase our capacity to 196 luxuriously appointed all types of rooms that feature high speed WI-FI internet access, satellite TV and amenities to present you with the perfect balance of comfort and convenience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ambassador Hotel

Address: Bole Road | 400 meters from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: $73 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 123
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Hotel Style:
#17 Spa Hotel in Addis Ababa
#35 Luxury Hotel in Addis Ababa
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Central block (above the lobby) for better WiFi”
RLewis_12, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay in Block C, Blocks A & B have kitchen but old fashioned. In Block A,take room ending with 01,02,03;avoid 04,05,06 due to poor internet.”
  • This is work-around for window as the maintenance team did not fix the window shutte for 2 month
Deepaljain83, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not sure...soft mattress, fan in the room and working shower.”
NickVgoba, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Individuals travelling alone may prefer standard room to aparment”
O227TZalexandera, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter of vehicular traffic at night.”
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