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Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

When travelling to Addis Ababa for business, I have been recommended to go to Intercontinental or other large four-star hotels and have been staying there, but never felt comfortable there. This time around, my colleague and I wanted to try something new. When we read that the Lion's Den aims to be Ethiopia's first boutique hotel, we were intrigued. Our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I wanted a comfortable hotel for the beginning and end of my stay in Ethiopia so I chose this one. The hot water was VERY reliable, which was a massive plus. The suite I had was 65 USD a night when I didn't reserve it through booking.com. The location was pretty good, it was about a 10 minute walk from...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Good location, great deal of value for money relative to others, the staffs are good and friendly. The rooms are clean and have a separate sitting room with comfy couches and TV. I will definitely stay in this hotel on my next trip to Addis.

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South Houston, Texas
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Stayed in their family room for two weeks and it was very clean, quiet with a very helpful staff. The rooms were nice and comfortable, the staff was always friendly and helpful and the location (right in front of the greek club) was excellent. Full service restaurant downstairs with reasonable prices. I would definitely stay there again. My only wish...

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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

This Sloan is on the marquee in front of hotel. At first, I didn't pay much attention but as I stayed there it now means much more because it became my home away from home. The staff became my family in Addis; for they care about my well-being to making medicinal hot toddies made with Ethiopian ginger & honey for...

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Thelionsdenhotel, Front Office Manager at The Lion's Den Hotel, responded to this review

Harrison, we all were delighted to accommodate your stay here at The Lion's Den Hotel. Thank you for your pleasant review and choosing us for your experience. Speaking on behalf of management, to the entire staff, we all enjoyed your presence here, and how you truly did make this your home away from home. That is what we cherish most...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We stayed in a family room which had 2 bedrooms for a good value. The location is good. There is a free shuttle to and from airport. The customer service was good. One morning we had to leave at 6am and they made breakfast for us before we went. The restaurant was good with included breakfast (chose off the menu)....

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Arizona
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Ethiopia has been on my bucket list for quite some time now so I decided this year was the year for my family and I. I was looking for something affordable, cozy, and quiet. I found it all there. The hospitality was beyond words we all felt right at home. I was worried about my children who range from 16-27...

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Reviewed 19 March 2015

My stay at Lion's Den was for several months so I got to know the owners and staff very well. The hotel is clean and well maintained. It is relatively new. The rooms are all suites with a kitchen, sitting/family/living room and door'ed bedroom. They have WiFI but can get slowed down if too many guests are on at the...

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Thelionsdenhotel, Manager at The Lion's Den Hotel, responded to this review

dear guest Thank you for the great review! It is always pleasing to read such positive comments. I thank you for you feed back it gives us the opportunity to improve our service.thank you so much again we hope to see you soon.

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 2 February 2015

All services where first level, the room (mini apartment) was clean and comfortable. The shuttle to and from the airport was serious and responsible. The internet did not work always good, but all Ethiopia has the same problem.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Where to begin with this delightful experience! I felt right at home from the moment I landed at the airport I was greeted by my own personal driver who escorted me and my husband directly to The Lion's Den Hotel. We were greeted by the most pleasant staff. Upon entering our rooms we knew right away this was the perfect...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inexpensive luxury hotel in the center of the city 5 min from the airport, 3 min from shopping center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lion's Den Hotel

Address: Kefle Ketema- Kirkos Kebele-01/19 | House No. 028, Addis Ababa 1234, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: $67 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion's Den Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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#6 Business Hotel in Addis Ababa
#7 Best Value Hotel in Addis Ababa
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“rooms on floor five have the best view”
any0na, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I'd suggest going to the lower floors simply to avoid too much walking up and down. But the staff are very helpful in carrying luggage.”
martinbrasher, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you do not want to climb the stair reserve a room closer to the 1st floor before coming in.”
leulz, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Every room has a living room, kitchen, separate bedroom, and bathroom.”
197samanthak, 29 May 2015 | Read review
“No elevator, try to stay in the lower rooms. You will be out of breath by the second floor.”
135dougd, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
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