A Great Hotel In The Addis and Surroundings Region

Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa

Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa Offers:

Lodging Type: Hotel

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

Facilities: Air Conditioning, Art Gallery, Business / Conference Facilities, Child / Family Oriented, Disabled Facilities, Fitness Centre, Forex desk, Golf Course, Internet - Wifi, Mini-bar, Showers - 24hr hot water, Spa, Swimming Pool, TV - Satellite


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

Price range:

  • 150-300 USD

  • Over 300 USD

About Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa

With a large model of an Ethiopian Airlines plane outside, and a ticket office on site, it’s clear this hotel is owned by Ethiopian Airlines. The 8-floor hotel opened in 2019 and looks out onto Bole International Airport.

The 373 en-suite rooms, decorated in cream and white, are made up of doubles, twins, grand suite, superior suite, corner suite, executive suite and presidential suite. All rooms have satellite TV, minibar, Wifi, aircon, safe, iron, ironing board, tea and coffee, 2 phones, balcony and – just in case – gas masks. Their bathrooms are divided from the bedrooms by floor-to-ceiling glass; blinds can be drawn for privacy. The suites are spacious and elegant.

The large light lobby has a baby grand piano raised on a pedestal. The Grand Kitchen offers a daily buffet and an a la carte menu with dishes such as beef carpaccio, Salad Caprese, Angus beef medallion, fish and chips, and mac and cheese. Other dining options include the huge Taichi Chinese restaurant, Ethiopian restaurant, coffee bar, Blues Jazz Bar and executive lounge for those staying in a suite. The conference centre has a business centre, meeting room and grand ballroom. The hotel also has a fitness centre, spa, swimming pool, mini golf course, art gallery and concierge service.

Highlights Near Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...