A Great Hotel In The Addis and Surroundings Region

La Residence Hotel and Spa, Adama

La Residence Hotel and Spa, Adama Offers:

Lodging Type: Hotel

Dining: Ethiopian, Italian, A la carte: Good selection of dishes from around the world

Facilities: Business / Conference Facilities, Disabled Facilities, Internet - Wifi, Laundry, Mini-bar, Showers - 24hr hot water, Spa, Swimming Pool, TV - Satellite, Weddings


  • National parks
  • Game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Trekking
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain climbing
  • Swimming
  • Religious sites
  • Geographical sites
  • Historical sites
  • Markets

Price range:

  • 50-149 USD

About La Residence Hotel and Spa, Adama

This striking building on the outskirts of Adama blends French influence, Moroccan style, and Ethiopian setting with aplomb. Known familiarly as The White House, the boutique hotel has a unique architectural style that harks back to the days of the spice routes. Adama, also known as Nasret, is less than 100km from Addis and is a popular weekend getaway for residents of the city.

The 30 spacious en-suite rooms are made up of classic, delux, executive, junior suites and prestige suites. Elegantly furnished with four-poster beds, Moroccan tables and chairs, Arabic lanterns, Turkish kilms and Arabic carpets, all rooms are equipped with fridge, intercom telephone, kettle and a selection of teas and coffees. They’re adorned with ornate wooden chests, large wooden doors, lattice shutters and Arabic ornaments.

The 3 restaurants serve a French menu, including grilled trout, duck comfit, coq au vin, chicken cotellet, lamb marek and crepes with citron-miel. The swimming pool has a view over the rolling hills and farmland, and a poolside bar. The four meeting rooms can accommodate between 10 and 200 pax. The spa has a menu of treatments including massage and Turkish bath.

Local attractions include the local churches around Adama, the hot baths and natural springs in Sodore, and nearby parks with wildlife and birds. Activities include horse riding, mountain biking and bird watching. Weddings and parties can be arranged.

Highlights Near La Residence Hotel and Spa, Adama

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. ...

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, ...

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 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 ...

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. ...

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 ...