We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Ghion Hotel

    Ras Desta Damtue Avenue | Around National stadium, Addis Ababa 1643, Ethiopia
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$78
          US$56
          Great Deal
          US$78
          US$78
          Traveller (114)
          Room & Suite (31)
          Dining (11)
          Ag Palace Hotel
          131 reviews
          #15 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          The Lion's Den Hotel
          82 reviews
          #22 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          Jupiter International Hotel - Cazanchis
          205 reviews
          #13 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          Monarch Hotel
          222 reviews
          #18 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          Overview
          • Excellent4%
          • Very good22%
          • Average50%
          • Poor18%
          • Terrible6%
          Travellers talk about
          “jazz club” (5 reviews)
          “injera” (3 reviews)
          “endemic” (3 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Kitchenette
          Concierge
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Laundry Service
          Shuttle Bus Service
          3.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
          Ag Palace Hotel
          131 reviews
          #15 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          The Lion's Den Hotel
          82 reviews
          #22 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          Jupiter International Hotel - Cazanchis
          205 reviews
          #13 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          Monarch Hotel
          222 reviews
          #18 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          Rooms
          9 Jul10 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 5 partner sites to see rooms from US$56.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Addis Ababa hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "db5146f36c9c47a09803ddc811c98096", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":557395,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"db5146f36c9c47a09803ddc811c98096","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":78,"lowestMetaPrice":56,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":78,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":78,"lowestMetaPrice":56,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":78,"hotelName":"Ghion Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImRiNTE0NmYzNmM5YzQ3YTA5ODAzZGRjODExYzk4MDk2IiwiQUlLIjoiNDViNTQ5MDY2ZGExNDhlMmJiMDVjNTM4ZGE0MGFlYTMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$56", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"109363396":"HotelsCom2IB","102706420":"Expedia","102944841":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (255)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 201 reviews

          Reviewed 28 April 2017

          Ghion provides a mixture of imperial charm and many little annoyances that are to be expected from an overstaffed bureaucratic governmental hotel. The hotel is situated in a lovely park which provides an oasis of peace otherwise rare in Addis. Do not expect anything to...More

          Thank Bart F
          Reviewed 22 April 2017

          I had a shocking experience at Ghion. I booked via expedia that said that the hotel was ok and with internet in the room, etc. When I arrived, there was a concert happening in the gardens and the music was so loud that it was...More

          Thank E R
          Reviewed 11 April 2017

          I attended a two week language course here. The staff were warm and friendly. The food was very good- lots of variety. There are formal eating areas as well as an informal Tukle. In the Tukle you can take part in the traditional Ethiopian coffee...More

          Thank FoodyFromReading
          Reviewed 16 February 2017

          ( This is my second review of the Ghion Hotel. The first, negative. An Ethiopian acquaintance questioned those negative comments on my room at the Ghion Hotel. ( And the hotel manager accepted my negative comments with calm and grace. (I actually enjoyed the hotel...More

          4  Thank VideoAdventures
          Reviewed 12 January 2017

          The Ghion is very well located and the reason I stayed there was its garden -- I am a birder and most of the more common Ethiopian bird species can be found there. This turned out to be the hotel's only saving grace, besides the...More

          2  Thank Elsie L
          Ag Palace Hotel
          131 reviews
          #15 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          The Lion's Den Hotel
          82 reviews
          #22 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          Jupiter International Hotel - Cazanchis
          205 reviews
          #13 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          Monarch Hotel
          222 reviews
          #18 of 118 hotels in Addis Ababa
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Concierge
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$52 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #19 Spa Hotel in Addis Ababa
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available
          • Number of rooms
          • 195
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Jovago.com, Hotel.de, Agoda and HRS so you can book your Ghion Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Ethiopia >
          • Addis Ababa
          • Also Known As
          • Ghion Hotel Addis Ababa
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (114)
          Room & Suite (31)
          Dining (11)
          Pool & Beach (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (66)
          Bathroom (5)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
          Nearby
          Sheraton Addis, a Luxury Collection Hotel
          741 reviews
          .77 km away
           
          Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa
          77 reviews
          .60 km away
           
          Hilton Addis Ababa
          1,124 reviews
          .76 km away
           
          Damu Hotel
          33 reviews
          .66 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Gusto Restaurante
          264 reviews
          1.38 km away
          Dashen Traditional Ethiopian Restaurant
          79 reviews
          .99 km away
          Sichuan Restaurant
          85 reviews
          .70 km away
          Summerfields Restaurant
          73 reviews
          .76 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum
          586 reviews
          .45 km away
          Meskel Square
          95 reviews
          .33 km away
          Tofic Mosque
          5 reviews
          .88 km away
          Stunning Ethiopia Tours
          41 reviews
          .77 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Yasser H
          Do they have free wifi?
          16 February 2015|
          Answer Show all 6 answers
          Response from nisk | Reviewed this property |
          Yes. In the lobby.
          0
          Votes
          Denise H
          Does the hotel have an airport pickup
          30 January 2015|
          Answer Show all 4 answers
          Response from GhionH | Property representative |
          Yes, We provide free pick up and drop off service.
          0
          Votes
          Denise H
          Does the hotel have an airport pickup
          30 January 2015|
          Answer Show all 3 answers
          Response from MegN52 | Reviewed this property |
          They booked me a taxi to go to the airport..... no mention of a free shuttle
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "stay away from the hotel"
          Read review
          "Always check the room -- window screens, toilet, lights -- BEFORE accepting the room"
          Read review
          "Don't face the church. On the Christmas holiday (January 7 on the Julian calendar) and the church..."
          Read review
          "Stay in the older sections of the hotel in order to feel the former grandeur of the place."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing