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    Sabean Hotel

    Aksum, Axum, Ethiopia
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    2018-01-28 2018-01-29
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    Traveller (62)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (3)
    • Excellent8%
    • Very good34%
    • Average38%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible8%
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    “modern hotel” (12 reviews)
    “main street” (6 reviews)
    “other hotels” (9 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
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    1 - 5 of 166 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here on our second night in Ethiopia. The room was okay and the beds comfortable and we didn't mind the noises from outside but the shower leaked really badly so that our bathroom became a pool of water in no time. There was...More

    Thank Emma F
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I travel to Ethiopia frequently and have visited Axum many times in the past 10 years. I have almost always stayed at the Sabean since it was built. The rooms are clean, spacious for one person, and relatively quiet. I like the street noise, but...More

    1  Thank janetlee35
    Reviewed 29 November 2017

    PLEASE for your own sake DO NOT STAY HERE. There is a major outbreak of bed bugs. I stayed I room 206 on November 28 and 29 2017. I was attacked by bedbugs and have at least 40 bites on me. I had heard about...More

    2  Thank Justin T
    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    My friend and I stayed here for two nights. There was not much space in the room, but they were willing to remove an extra chair (which I had no idea why it was there in the first place). It was hot in the room,...More

    Thank YJC0807
    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    Beware of these cheaters. Do not use your credit cards. We stayed only tow nights but rhey charged our credit card for near to one thousand dollarw!!! If my critic must have 200 characters I can only add a few zeros which represent also my...More

    Thank Georgios B
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$40 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • Location
    • Ethiopia >
    • Tigray Region >
    • Axum
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    Traveller (62)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (40)
    Bathroom (6)
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    8 January 2015|
    Response from Annabel161uk |
    This is the number on their Facebook page: +251 34 775 1320. I don't know how accurate it is as the link to the hotel's web address doesn't work!
    Room Tips
    "Do not trust this hotel."
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    "I think the top floor is the best, more breeze and view"
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    "Front of the hotel towards the street can be quite noisy. Make sure whether your breakfast is included in..."
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    "Ask for a room on the quiet and cool side of the hotel."
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