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Grinnell, Iowa
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Axum was a very comfortable base for an 8-day stay in Mek'ele. I stayed in the new building, but enjoyed meals and drinks in the restaurant and bar in the older building. The hotel is staffed by friendly, courteous, helpful people who work very hard to make the visitor feel at home. My room was clean, comfortable, and fairly...

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Kasaragod, India
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I have visited Axum Hotel during 2008 to 2010. it is a very good hotel with very comfrtable rooms and easy access to the town. Many of my friends also stayed in this hotel and they also found it very good. What atrracted most is its restaurant. The restaurant is having a vast space and all evenings people are packed...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Staff were nice and helpful. Rooms are clean although basic , and really cold in December when the sun goes down. There were mats on the marble floor which were a death trap as there is no grip and you'll go right over! The most mental showers that are so over complicated. It looked like a space ship and buttons...

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warwickshire
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This hotel is made up of two buildings. The old building houses the bar and restaurant and the new building the best bedrooms and breakfast area. This is my seventh visit to the hotel. In Ethiopian standards it is fine but it would be criticised by UK standards for lack of hot water for showers and other minor irritations. You...

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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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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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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Axum Hotel

Address: Kebele 16, Mek'ele, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Tigray Region > Mek'ele
Price Range: $57 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 114
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room with a courtyard view in the new building.”
 of 5 bubbles allenr619, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good”
 of 5 bubbles rajeevan2007, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a high room on the back.”
 of 5 bubbles WarwickshireTwix, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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