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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely cosy and kind place! The staff are ridiculously helpful and work tirelessly to meet the needs of all their guests! The Greek Embassy restaurant across the street is worth a visit as well, delicious and safe food!

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I spent a week in here in July 2016 while on business, nice and spacious room and nicely located near CBD .The personal touch and warm of the owners makes all the difference give one that sense home not just a lodge ......they serve also nice local Ethiopian food

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 16 July 2016

well located, perfectly equipped the Lion's Den Hotel has major assets: perfect welcome and spacy, clean and quiet rooms and the hotel management lives its commitment to make you feel home at their place in Addis - I was impressed by both, the professional performance and the personal atmosphere. Thank you, The Lion's Den Hotel for these perfect four days...

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Thank dairyanton2016
Nampula Province, Mozambique
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I first stayed at Lions Den in 2010 and have been going back at least 2 times a year whenever I come to Ethiopia for business or on holiday. Very friendly and professional staff, clean rooms, efficient service, reasonable price, great location, consistently excellent food.. What else can a traveller ask for? All the above are reasons why I continue...

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I spent nearly four months here (on and off) while on assignment with an NGO. The long-term rate ($65 a night including breakfast) was very good value for a hotel in the middle of Addis. I had a double bedroom, sitting room (with flat screen TV), bathroom and a sort of kitchen. The "kitchen" has a double sink (cold water...

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Sosina S, Front Office 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 so much for you feed back it gives us the opportunity to improve our service.thank you so much again we hope to see you soon.

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Stayed at the Lion's Den Hotel for two nights. Family room was particularly good and, given the prices in Addis, extremely reasonable. Only cloud in the silver lining was having to walk up three flights of stairs. Good food as well and tastefully furnished rooms.

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Thank Raghavendra54
Portsmouth
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Good, quiet location in Addis and the manager was incredibly helpful at giving us tips and organising us a good value driver for a day trip out to the Muger river gorge - which was highly recommended. The rooms are spacious, if not that modern, and the breakfast was really good - freshly cooked omelettes/scrambled eggs etc and lovely coffee....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Ok so my experience with this hotel started with them emailing me, asking when I was arriving at the airport so they could arrange a pick up for me. I had planned just to make my own way so this was a good start. As It was an early morning flight, they were happy to look after my bags on...

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Sosina S, Guest Relations Manager at The Lion's Den Hotel, responded to this review

Our Dearest Douglas, What a pleasure it was to have you stay here with us at the Lion's Den Hotel. On behalf of our entire staff and management we would like to take this time to genuinely thank you in choosing us to accommodate you on your stay. We hope that you kindly return to us so that we may...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Nice lounge, excellent breakfast, spacious rooms, reliable shuttle (to and from airport - only ten mins or so away) and very helpful staff. Also arranged washing and baggage storage with minimum fuss. The manager organised a car and driver for our free day to go out to the Muger Gorge - $100 for three of us. Great experience. Easy walk...

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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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  • Free Parking
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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: £38 - £67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Addis Ababa
#6 Business Hotel in Addis Ababa
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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles leulz, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Every room has a living room, kitchen, separate bedroom, and bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 135dougd, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The location was perfect because it is near the airport and comfortable to visit the city.”
 of 5 bubbles Beaviaja79, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
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