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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

For first travelers the hotel location is near by the airport when you come down. The service is average. The service in all aspects needs review depend on the clients who were stayed at room and outdoor. When I was there every service is under my expectation. The restaurant, the room even the compound of the hotel need arrangements.Only staffs...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Because our booked hotel was overbooked we arrived late (10pm) at Axum hotel. We were not only still given a room but even still offered dinner even though normally the kitchen closes at 10pm. The room was basic and clean and the price of the hotel reasonable. Staff was very friendly. The breakfast could be improved by adding some more...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I recently stayed in this hotel when I traveled to Mekelle for a meeting. This hotel has a new extension so my room booking was in the new building. The check in process was very slow but we got there in the end. I was terribly disappointed with the room for a number of reasons; 1. the shower was not...

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Thank Kidest
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 August 2016

It is very unfortunate that there are few decent hotels is Axum, and definitely none closer to the main attractions that Yeha. Despite the beautiful views, however, it is difficult to write anything positive about this hotel. The service is worthy of a Fawlty Towers sketch, and the manager in particular seems like Ethiopia's answer to Basil Fawlty, only much...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This was my second trip to Mekelle and the Axum Hotel, both time on University business. Positives: 1. There is an excellent breakfast. Ready every day but 6am, decent selection on the buffet, cook who makes eggs to order, plenty of hot coffee. 2. There is a beautiful patio for food & drinks along with the old Axum hotel, just...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I had a room on the 4th floor overlooking the back that I liked as it was quiet. The hotel is relatively good but the breakfast can do with a few more options on the table. I ate at the hotel restaurant a number of times and I found the food and service okay but the leaky bathroom would do...

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Thank Joyce G
Buffalo, NY
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Good location is about the only good thing about this hotel, and even that is arguable. It is a bit outside of town, very close to the Stelae, the main tourist site in Axum. And yes it has a lovely view, especially at sunset. Being outside of town (but only a 10 minute walk) means you're in a quieter location,...

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New Delhi
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel in Mekelle. Very near to airport. Very nice open restaurant. WiFi is decent. They don't have a mini bar. Not even a coffee maker in room. Have free airport pickup and drop. Hotel reception does not give receipt for foreign exchange.

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1Thank Hemant K
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as a part of our tour package with Tesfa tours. It's a big hotel with little charm and lots of business types milling about. It's also a little dated and probably needs to be remodeled to keep up with all the building they are doing in the area. The breakfast wasn't that great, with...

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

i have been at Axum hotel for 5 days and 4 night the hotel is very best hotel i have been at Northern Ethiopia all the staff are amazing, they have a good food i had a chance to see their kitchen it was modern and a amazing thank you all.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Axum Hotel

Address: Kebele 16, Mek'ele, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Tigray Region > Mek'ele
Price Range: $52 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 114
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“check which side the room is facing”
 of 5 bubbles Kidest, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“best location and the room at front side have best view”
 of 5 bubbles NaizgiEthiopia, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“if you want a good view, you will not be able to sleep at night”
 of 5 bubbles 868alexanderc, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“if you have to stay here don't take any nonsense if the room they offer is not satisfactory .”
 of 5 bubbles Wizlon_13, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“we were on the 5th floor facing the back, with views over the town centre and a breeze, water pressure was low”
 of 5 bubbles pwezapweza, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
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