A Great Hotel In The Addis and Surroundings Region

Monarch Hotel, Addis Ababa

Monarch Hotel, Addis Ababa Offers:

Lodging Type: Hotel

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

Facilities: Business / Conference Facilities, Fitness Centre, Internet - Wifi, Laundry, Showers - 24hr hot water, Spa, Swimming Pool, TV


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

Price range:

  • 50-149 USD

About Monarch Hotel, Addis Ababa

Set in lovely gardens near the centre of Addis, Monarch Hotel has the sense of being an oasis in the bustling city.

The 74 en-suite rooms are made up of single, standard, delux, delux studio, twin and junior suite. All rooms are designed in individual colours such as Golden Sand and Chocolate Oak, and all have TV, WIfi, minibar, safe, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities. Monarch Café offers a selection of dishes from around the world. Lush Bar and Pizzeria is designed in Italian style and includes a brick pizza oven and a range of wines and cocktails. The main conference room can accommodate up to 80 pax; the boardroom can accommodate 15, and the 3 meeting rooms can each accommodate up to 35. The conference centre has Wifi and a dedicated team that can organise events and catering.

The swimming pool and sunbathing terrace are surrounded by tropical gardens. There’s also a gym with fitness machines, and a sauna and steam room. Regular events at the hotel are advertised in Addis and around, such as the piano nights three times a week, the live jazz on Thursday nights, and the acoustic band on Friday nights.

Highlights Near Monarch Hotel, Addis Ababa

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. ...

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, ...

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 ...