A Great Hotel In The Addis and Surroundings Region

Radisson Blu, Addis Ababa

Radisson Blu, Addis Ababa Offers:

Lodging Type: Hotel

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

Facilities: Air Conditioning, Business / Conference Facilities, Disabled Facilities, Fitness Centre, Forex desk, Internet, Internet - Wifi, Laundry, Mini-bar, Salon, Showers - 24hr hot water, Spa, TV - Satellite, Weddings

Eco & Green: Eco Policies, Community Development Projects


  • City tours
  • Religious sites
  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Markets

Price range:

  • 50-149 USD

  • 150-300 USD

About Radisson Blu, Addis Ababa

The first Radisson hotel was built in 1909 in Minneapolis, Minnesota; the international hotel chain is now owned by the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, and operates a number of brands including Radisson Blu, Radisson RED and Park Inn by Radisson. In Kazanchis, or Cazanchise, district of Addis, Radisson Blu is near the United Nations compound and convenient for both tourists and business travellers. The spacious reception area with marble floor has a concierge desk, gift shop and the celebrated Tomoca Coffee Bar.

The 212 en-suite rooms are made up of standard, business, one-bedroom suites, and presidential suites. All rooms have climate control, Wifi, flat screen TV, desk, iron, ironing board, coffee, tea, safe, mini-bar, soundproof windows and blackout curtains. The suites have, in addition, a living area, and the presidential suites have a dining room and kitchenette. Features for guests with disabilities include wheelchair ramps, braille lifts, roll-in showers and audio-visual warning devices.

The Verres en Vers Restaurant is a French Brasserie with dishes from Paris, Geneva and New York; French and Ethiopian wines are served. Signature Bar and Signature Terrace have a selection of cocktails and bar snacks. The Rainforest Day Spa and well-equipped gym have a range of treatments; a ladies’ hair salon is also on site. The 9 meeting rooms can host from 15 to 250 pax, and are equipped with state-of-the-art conference facilities including PA system and conference calls; conference packages, weddings and banquets can be arranged. There’s also a business centre and business lounge.

Keen to promote eco-tourism, Radisson Blu supports a charity in providing clean water in Africa. The hotel also offers leisure options in Addis and beyond, including hot air ballooning, hiking and running.

Highlights Near Radisson Blu, 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 ...