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Wudasie Castle Hotel
3 out of 5
Mickey Leland Street, Addis Ababa, 9292
The price is $36 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$36
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4.2/5 Excellent! (57 reviews)
"This is by far my favorite hotel when I visit Addis! Wudasie is located in a very good area and the hotel personell is very accommodating. The interior antique for the rooms are unique. Tizu warm gracious welcome will make you feel like you’re at home. This will always be my first choice when visiting ..."

Reviewed on Dec 25, 2022

Wudasie Castle Hotel
Jupiter International Hotel Cazanchis
4 out of 5
Marshal Tito Road Cazanchise, Addis Ababa
The price is $91 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$91
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
4.1/5 Very Good! (214 reviews)
"Personnel de la réception très attentif et disponible. Proximité d’hotels."

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2022

Jupiter International Hotel Cazanchis
Hotel Lobelia
4 out of 5
Off Cameroon St/Bole Tele Rd., No. 2241, Bole Sub City, Woreda 03, Addis Ababa
The price is $41 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
$41
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
4.1/5 Very Good! (457 reviews)
"Good"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Hotel Lobelia

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Jupiter International Hotel Bole
4 out of 5
Africa Avenue, Addis Ababa, 110778
The price is $91 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$91
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4/5 Very Good! (109 reviews)
"Staff not clear on the hotel policy. Based on who I asked, I was provided conflicting information. I was not provided clear guidance. The staff is not up to par in customer service. They needs major training."

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2022

Jupiter International Hotel Bole
Dimitri Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Kebele 16-18 CMC Road, Yeka, Addis Ababa
The price is $65 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
$65
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
3.7/5 Good! (43 reviews)
Great location, staff, room
"We stayed at the Dimitri for 4 days, with a 2 day absence in the middle. The staff was very helpful and kept our luggage secure while we were gone. The room was spacious, and the location convenient. The only downside was being on the 3rd floor with no elevator. Good included breakfast and restaurant. ..."

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2017

Dimitri Hotel
Hilton Addis Ababa
4.5 out of 5
Corner Of Menelik II Avenue, Addis Ababa, 1164
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $121 per night from Feb 24 to Feb 25
$121
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25
3.6/5 Good! (337 reviews)
"Great hotel The staff we’re excellent"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Hilton Addis Ababa
BnB close to airport
Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
The price is $25 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
$25
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
3/5 (2 reviews)
The worst guest house ever
"This neighborhood is scary as hell I would never recommend anybody here no way communication very bad I gave them 1 star because there was no option less than that."

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2020

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Addis Ababa Historic Hotels information

 

Historic Hotels in Addis Ababa

7

Highest price
$121
Cheapest price
$25
Number of guest reviews
1219
Total number of hotels in Addis Ababa
324

 

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Addis Ababa?

A visit to the historical sites in Addis Ababa is probably on top of your sightseeing itinerary. Why not absorb the local color with a visit to the coffeehouses?

What's the best accommodation in Addis Ababa to be near historical sites?

Based on our travel expertise, BnB close to airport is a top B&B on Expedia for those interested in history, and it features a spa tub and in-room kitchens. Other choices close to historic sites include Wudasie Castle Hotel and Sabon Hotel.

How many historical hotels are there in Addis Ababa?

Addis Ababa has 324 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 6 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.

What are the must-see historical places and other sights to visit in Addis Ababa?

Addis Ababa is notable for landmarks like Menelik II's Palace. Cultural venues include National Museum of Ethiopia, Unity Park, and “Red Terror” Martyrs' Memorial Museum. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Edna Mall and Medhane Alem Church.

What is a historic hotel like in Addis Ababa?

A historic hotel gives guests an opportunity to stay in a building that has been officially recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like palaces, castles, stately homes or even lodges, pubs, or skyscrapers — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in Addis Ababa usually retain original elements like traditional architecture and period features within the guestrooms or public spaces.

What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?

The two are similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to put more importance on the architecture and building. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the cultural value that the place has and how it influenced the community.

Do historic hotels in Addis Ababa have modern facilities?

Yes. Every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Guests can expect the amenities from a contemporary hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi, and updated bathroom facilities. In Addis Ababa, booking a historic hotel doesn't mean you're choosing a place that's uncomfortable for guests or rundown.

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