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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 August 2012

its an average hotel, bad internet in the rooms, shower heads leak all over the place, power plug points that dont have any use and some lights that dont work, food is good, but the staff at restaurant can be pushy in terms of tips, its alright for a layover and thats about it, its way overpriced to what it...

2Thank thinkingtip
Reviewed 7 August 2012

This place is clean. That is my only positive thing to say. Airport pick up did not happen and no apology or explanation. Dark and dingy room. Way overpriced for what you get. The only positive thing (and for that the hotel gets no plaudits) is that the very fine Indian restaurant (Sangam?) is just across the road. Reccomendation: Pay...

2Thank dubaidaveDubai
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 26 February 2012

room is spacious, clean bathroom and helpful staff. negative side is security. making smart comments and not allowing any visitors unless you come down and sign. i signed once and they kept asking me everytime to do the same thing. i had to move out due to their behaviour. location is good by the way overlooking bole road near hebsha...

4Thank Aljehani
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 January 2012

The hotel is about 5 minutes drive from the airport on Africa Avenue. You can walk to the main attraction of the city. Their rate starts around $45.00 if you're using azebot.com to make your online reservation. You have to make sure you make your reservation ahead to get the discount though.

8Thank DECSI
Reviewed 12 September 2011

I enjoyed staying in this hotel for 4 nights. The hotel is clean and quite in the middle of Addis Ababa "Bole Road". You can feel very safe in this hotel and you will always find a staff who wants to accommodate your requests with a smiley face. At the same time, don't expect to find a luxurious rooms.

4Thank KodakAgfa
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 8 August 2011

Damu is certainly doing its best to get everything right, but at the moment for every plus there is also a negative. My airport pickup did not arrive, and no one at the hotel apologised for this - not great when arriving at 1 a.m. Noise is a real problem with car alarms, noisy guests and blaring bar music from...

6Thank sodafin
Toronto, ON
Reviewed 28 January 2011

The Damu Hotel is a pleasant find in the heart of Addis Ababa -- conveniently located off Bole Road, on a quiet side street. The first thing you'll notice is how the staff seem genuinely pleased to have you as their guest. Everything is no problem -- whether it's arranging for an earlier breakfast (our group had many early starts,...

5Thank TravellerfromTO
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2010

We ended up staying at Damu after we had to escape from our guest house. The rooms are not the biggest or fanciest (no kettle my mum was very disappointed with!) But the staff were always bringing up cups of tea or coffee for us. We had to change room 3 times becasue of leaks or shower not working in...

5Thank kcarnie1
Reviewed 11 October 2010

I was extremely pleased with my time spent in the Damu hotel. I had never been abroad before and upon arrival I found the staff in the Damu to be extremely welcoming and very helpful. My room was clean and had a lovely balcony which allowed me to look out and around Addis. The restaurant serves delicious food, and again...

2Thank Jlovestravelling24
Reviewed 10 June 2010

I stayed with 9 colleagues for 10 days in Damu Hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms were clean, the bed very comfortable and the food was tasty and fresh. Above all the staff couldn't do enough to help with the exception of one po - faced night receptionist who reduced one of our party to tears! Despite this...


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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Damu Hotel

Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Hotel Class:3 star — Damu Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“choose a room facing opposite the main (Africa-Bole) street.”
 of 5 bubbles davidrC7258YG, 22 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Make sure to keep the windows closed to avoid mosquito bites.”
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 of 5 bubbles euro9000, 13 Jun 2013 | Read review
“The Higher the floor the better for you.”
 of 5 bubbles Ranvijayronny, 4 Nov 2012 | Read review
“room 605 is better on the 6th floor and make sure your door has good locks on it”
 of 5 bubbles thinkingtip, 14 Aug 2012 | Read review
“I was at the front and would recommend a room there if you want to be awoken by barking dogs at 4am.”
 of 5 bubbles dubaidaveDubai, 6 Aug 2012 | Read review
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