The Most Luxurious Hotels in Addis Ababa

best luxury hotels in Addis Ababa
Restaurant and bar terrace. Image courtesy of Radisson Blu

Are you looking for a five-star experience in Addis Ababa? When it comes to luxury living, you can’t get much better than Ethiopia’s capital. Something a little more luxurious, for a special occasion or simply to treat yourself. The city’s luxury hotels, are some of the finest high-rises, offering incredible views and over-the-top decadence. Here are some of the city’s most luxurious accommodation options for whenever you in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Hilton Addis Ababa

Hilton Addis Ababa
Hilton Addis Ababa. © Booking

One of the most striking structures in Addis Ababa, the city’s Hilton hotel is the preferred venue for meetings and exhibitions. A trendy and famous accommodation to escape the noise of the city and unwind, and enjoy unparalleled views of the city. The Ambassador Suite offering vistas of the surrounding hills on clear days. There’s luxurious bar offering a selection of inventive cocktails to be sipped while watching the sun set over the skyline.

Address: Menelik II Ave, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Golden Tulip Addis Ababa

Golden Tulip Addis Ababa
Golden Tulip outside view | Courtesy of Golden Tulip Addis Ababa

The Addis Ababa ‘s Golden Tulip oozes sophistication from the minute you step foot in the entrance. The interior is finished with state-of-the-art decor, with decadent surroundings in all of the rooms. The hotel is located in the very heart of the city, about 3km away from the city centre, within walking distance from many city attractions. Situated in a very convenient location, one kilometre away from Bole International Airport. From its Executive Rooms to Diplomatic Suites, guests are stunned with breath-taking views. A premium luxury experience with an East African vibe.

Address: Cameroon Street, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Intercontinental Hotel Addis Ababa

Intercontinental Hotel Addis Ababa
Intercontinental Addis | Courtesy of Intercontinental Addis

To experience true luxury during your trip to Addis Ababa, be sure to stay in the InterContinental Hotel. This is one of the most exclusive hotels in Ethiopia, featuring East Africa’s most spectacular Presidential Suite. Strategically situated at the heart of Kazanchis area in Addis AbabaIntercontinental Addis boasts rooftop swimming pool, an openair lobby, bars, bistroVIP lounge, restaurant and night club360degree revolving restaurant offering some of the best dining options in the city. The views which are also one of the biggest draws to this hotel!

Address: Kassanchiz area; Off Guinea Conakry Street, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa

Restaurant and bar terrace. Image courtesy of Radisson Blu

Located in the capital city’s business district, and within easy walking distance of various establishments. Featuring some of the city’s main points of interest, such as the Imperial Palace, Meskel Square and Holy Trinity Cathedral. Addis Ababa’s Radisson Blu Hotel is one of the city’s most luxurious hotels. Choose to stay in one of the hotel’s 212 elegantly designed rooms and suites. This is the ultimate luxury experience with premium amenitiesThe top floors allow for breath-taking views of the city. Alongside two restaurants and a champagne bar, the hotel also features an exclusive spa, providing self-rewarding massage options and revitalizing body treatments.

Address: Kazanchis Business District Kirkos, 17/18 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Capital Hotel and Spa

The Capital Hotel and Spa is one of the most exciting hotels in the city at the moment. Located just minutes away from Bole international airport, the luxurious hotel effortlessly links the open main road to/from the hotel and the ideal locations for the city’s activities. Everything that you would expect for great value of money. The 114 rooms and suites boast relaxing décor and impressive views. Guests are treated to the luxury of an authentic Ethiopian cultural restaurant alongside cultural music and dance performances.


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