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Established in 1963, Atelefunge is simply ANTIQUE and AFFORDABLE!! Atelefugne is composed of a local bar, a traditional restaurant and 23 rooms. Most of the rooms SHARE a bath and a handful rooms with en-suites. Atelefugne is a WORK-IN-PROGRESS and we are constantly making improvements on the 50 plus years property. Atelefugne is not a four star, it's not a three star, it's not even a zero star but a well-liked, LOCAL, budget hostel. It's not FANCY and it's located in an INDUSTRIAL surroundings, in Kera, Bulgaria area. Distance from the airport is about 7 kms. Distance from the African Union Headquarters is 1 km. Atelefugne has a traditional restaurant (NO HAMBURGER or PIZZA) that proudly serves mouth-watering meals. The most popular is the spicy Yebeg wot (lamb stew) among many meat dishes and Beyayenetu (veggie combo) on Orthodox fasting days (which are Wednesdays and Fridays). Tegabino (pureed cheakpeas) is excellent and always available. All meals are served with Ethiopian flat bread, injera, unique to Ethiopia. Atelefugne has at its centre, a casual but friendly bar where many local beers are served - the most popular being Habesha, followed by Walya. But there is also Harar, Bedele and Meta. Also served are local wines, variety of local gins as well as many of your favorite soft drinks. Free wi-fi is available in the bar, terrace and rooms. Atelefugne has clean rooms with a full bed in smaller rooms and queen-sized bed in the larger ones. Rooms are decorated with traditional bedcovers, curtains, and local paintings. The original wooden floors and interesting wooden chairs and cabinets make the space warm and comfortable. Atelefugne provides toiletries. Please note: ATELEFUGNE DOES NOT PROVIDE TWO BEDS OR EXTRA BEDS FOR CHILDREN. Cleanup is upon request. Atelefugne does not provide airport pickup but can arrange a taxi. Airport taxis are also readily available. Please be aware that although the owner and some of the staff are fluent English speakers, a little patience with those that only speak Amharic would be greatly appreciated.Thank you for your consideration. We look forward to be of service.
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There is no prime location for backpackers in Addis, or a great deal to do that depends on location. This place is good if you want a room somewhere for 24USD and aren't fussed about atmosphere or meeting other travellers. It's one of many hotels which have entered themselves on
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This place is a staple and has been here since 1963. It’s friendly and comfortable with reasonable wifi. A bit out of the way in Kera. About $19 a night. There is a restaurant on site which doesn’t seem to like serving too late so be aware. Also quite a few mosquitoes. I began
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There are at least 6 things I like about the place: It is within walking distance to the AU and it took me 15-20mins to walk there; The wifi worked well most of the time and then ethiotel went down – everywhere; The room I had was large and airy with a balcony and good natural
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My Ethiopian friends were shocked when they saw this place - I wasn't quite sure, if it was the place, location or the fact that two women were sharing the same double bed, but the atmosphere were nice and the place was very photogenic.
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Hi my name is Har I was alone staying here the owner speaks very good english and is down to earth The showers were hot rooms clean and tidy the staff were polite and the service was quick Great value for money I would definitely stay here again and more than likely will on
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Absolutely! It is no problem to check-in early or drop off your luggage if you want to venture out. Thanks for booking with us!
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We only provide lodging at this moment. Thanks.
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We do not have a pickup service at this moment. Thanks.
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"There is only one twin room and it faces onto the road"
"Choose Room 22"
"double on sweep you have your own shower and toilet"
"Front rooms best but not the two facing the street"
"Wifi is spotty in rooms yet reliable in the restaurant area."
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PRICE RANGE
US$19 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
EthiopiaAddis Ababa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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