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Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Nice view on the Addis Ababa city and airport. Good beed. I slept well.:-) The guesthouse is a perfect fit for me. Recommended! I have stayed there 2 times. August and October. And I'll be there again after the New Year.

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Beek, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We visit the guest house with 10 students en 5 teachers from CIOS sportschools from Holland. The guesthouse was a good starting point for us to visit house of sports en all the beautiful projects in Addis. Staff was very friendly, breakfast was good and in the evening we were surprised by a delicious meal. From the top roof an... More 

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Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2014

As a group of 11 people, we found Orange Lion Guesthouse the perfect place for us! The staff was so accommodating. They were flexible with room arrangements, provided the most delicious breakfast, and made us a home-cooked meal for dinner. They went out of their way to make our stay memorable... even walking with our group to the nearest restaurant... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Very helpful with pickup and dropoff (Free of charge). Polite staff, wifi worked in reception area only, good quality of bathroom, quiet and convenient if you don't want to be close to the Centre. Good breakfast. I stayed 3 nights and I got the master bedroom with ensuite and big balcony.

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Mahboula, Kuwait
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

If you need to stay within the city limits of Addis Ababa then do not choose this hotel, it is at least a 10-15 minute drive northeast out of the city and the taxis charge at the minimum $15-$20 one way, and by the way they don't offer AC. I didn't get a chance to receive a free transfer ride... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2014

My experience was hit and miss. The woman in charge was very friendly but other staff were less so. I stayed for 3 nights and on the 2nd afternoon, the day before I was leaving, I came downstairs to use Skype and one of the staff out of nowhere demanded i bring down my passport that instant. I went back... More 

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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Always clean, always welcoming, always helpful, always friendly and always a good breakfast. We stayed several nights at different times during our tour of Ethiopia and every time felt like coming home. The staff are very friendly and available to help with travel arrangements. Rooms are clean, large(the sheets devinely soft!) with bathroom. Laundry services available. Drives to and from... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 25 February 2014

A lovely big house, very clean room with bathroom, friendly staff. A quiet and safe place to stay. They let me use their computer for checking in my flight. Good breakfast and they prepare food too if you order in advance. Warmly recommended!

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Barthorstman, Manager at Orange Lion Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback about our guest house. We're happy to hear that you appreciated the stay in our guest house. We're more than willing to assist our guest, so helping you by using our computer is not a deal at all! Hope to welcome you next time. More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

A very nice place to stay. They are very friendly and helpful. The house is always clean and beautiful. A good breakfast and wifi connection at lobby. You can find restaurants and ATM walking a little bit. We recommend!

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Barthorstman, Manager at Orange Lion Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Anibal for your feedback about our guest house. We hope that you liked your trip around the world and that Ethiopia will always have a special place in your heart. You forgot your T-shirt, but we sent it to your home address in Brazil. Thanks for your visit and in this way the contribution to our social projects... More 

Zwolle, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 28 December 2013

The Orange Lion Guesthouse is a very nice place. The staff makes you feel safe and at home. They welcome you any time. The rooms are great. They are big and clean. There are fresh towels every day and there is water every day as well. That is not always common in Ethiopia. Futher on the staff is friendly and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Orange Lion Guest House is an Ethiopian-Dutch Guest House. All the profit that Orange Lion Guest House makes goes to projects that improve the position of children with disability in Ethiopia. This is in collaboration with the Dutch foundation Respo International and the Addis-based NGO Dires House of Sport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orange Lion Guest House

Address: Yeka Subcity | Woreda 09, House Number 49/1, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: RM156 - RM223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Get the master bedroom. Spacious and with view.”
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