A Great Hotel In The Addis and Surroundings Region

Ambassador Hotel, Addis Ababa


Ambassador Hotel, Addis Ababa Offers:

Lodging Type: Hotel

Dining: Ethiopian, A la carte: Ethiopian and some international dishes

Facilities: Business / Conference Facilities, Fitness Centre, Forex desk, Internet - Wifi, Mini-bar, Showers - 24hr hot water, Spa, TV - Satellite

Activities:

  • Rock-hewn churches
  • City tours
  • Religious sites
  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Markets

Price range:

  • 50-149 USD

  • 150-300 USD

About Ambassador Hotel, Addis Ababa

Close to Bole International Airport, Ambassador Hotel offers accommodation for business and leisure travellers.

The 196 en-suite rooms are made up of 65 standard, 58 delux, 53 twins, 14 king suites, 2 executive suites, 2 junior presidential suites and 2 presidential suites. All rooms have satellite TV, Wifi, minibar and safe, and offer room service, laundry and dry cleaning. The restaurant, on the first floor, has both Ethiopian and international dishes; the bar has a range of wines and cocktails, and serves snacks. The conference centre has 3 meeting halls that can accommodate between 15 and 70 pax, and are equipped with sound system, projectors and Wifi; printing and photocopying can be arranged, and a team of IT staff are on hand to assist with organising events and catering. The gym has fitness equipment, and the spa has a sauna and steam room. There’s also a gift shop and money exchange.

Addis is the resting place of Lucy, Ethiopia’s oldest resident, whose skeleton was discovered by paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson in 1974. Other highlights of Addis include Entoto Mountain, the previous capital of Ethiopia; Shiro Meda, the city’s largest market for traditional clothes; Addis Ababa University’s ethnographic museum; and Merkato, said to be Africa’s largest open air market.



Highlights Near Ambassador Hotel, Addis Ababa

There are a surprising number of sites within an easy drive of Addis of historical, geographical or visual interest that can be visited as day-trips while staying in the city. There are also a few nearby towns that are popular with residents of Addis for weekends away from the city. ...

This unique, individual and insular branch of the Christian Church is widely respected all over the country, and has several awe-inspiring monuments in the city of Addis Ababa. The Holy Trinity Cathedral, also known as Kidist Selassie and as Menbere Tsebaot, is the highest-ranking religious site in Addis. Large and ...

Addis boasts an interesting range of things to buy. Traditionally it was known for silver jewellery, woven scarves, religious icons, coffee, crafts and curios – and these are all still available and good value today. However, in the last few years, local designers have burst onto the scene with a ...

Addis Ababa has a number of dining options that are well worth trying. The traditional restaurants, many of which have cultural shows and Ethiopian dancing, offer the famed Ethiopian cuisine. There’s also a host of Italian restaurants that hark back to the time of the Italian occupation. More ...

Addis Ababa has an interesting collection of museums, covering its history, politics, archaeological findings, and more. While none of them have modern interactive displays, their collections and exhibits are impressive if a little dusty. The National Museum of Ethiopia has a collection of exhibitions mostly dedicated to ancient history. Lucy, ...

While Addis Ababa is at a high altitude, situated at an altitude of nearly 2,400m, it’s actually in a bowl surrounded by mountains of even higher altitudes. Many of the surrounding mountains are over 3,000m, and several of the viewpoints on the peaks are well worth a visit. ...

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