Ethiopia Hotel Guide

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Travel Information

Land, Climate and Topography

Ethiopia covers an area of 1.14 million square kilometers (944,000) square miles. Its borders with Eritrea on the North, Sudan on the West, Kenya on the South and Somalia and Djibouti on the East side of the country. more...

Population, Languages, and Public Holidays

The current population of Ethiopia is estimated at 71 million (as of 2004), over 50 percent are young. more...

Time and Electricity

Ethiopia is n the GMT+3 hours time zone. Electric is 220 volts 50 cycles AC.


Telephone, fax and Internet access is available and expanding rapidly all over the country. Internet cafes too are growing in number especially in the capital Addis. In most places you will find dialup internet but some cafes have broadband connections.

Currency, Banking, Money Transfers and Courier

Visitors may import an unlimited amount of foreign currency in to Ethiopia but are required to declare on arrival to the customs authorities. The visitor may exchange the foreign currency brought only at authorized banks and hotels. more...

Customs Duty

Visitors are required to pay for any product they wish to import, except for personal items. The following items may be imported duty-free. more...

Visa, Immigration, and Health Requirements

All Ethiopian diplomatic missions overseas provide visa services. However, nationals of more than 30 nations are now allowed to receive their tourist visas on arrival in Ethiopia at the regular charge. Please consult the nearest Ethiopian embassy if this applies to your country.

Visitors should obtain a valid yellow fever certificate prior to entry. Vaccination against cholera is also required for visitors who have visited or transited a cholera-infected area within six days prior to arrival to Ethiopia.

Bole International Airport

Bole International Airport is considered to be one of the best terminals in Africa. Security at the airport is tight. Since it is located inside the city, it is close to the center of the city and most of the hotels. Customs clearance is required for all travelers to reach the post-customs part of the building. more...

Travel Agents

There are many travel agents in the city which can pre-arrange your travel and tour needs before your arrival. You will find some of the most prominent ones in this site.

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Confrence Organization

We provide a comprehensive and wide-ranging event planning and management service,

  • Conferences
  • Grand Openings
  • Receptions
  • Product Launches
  • Seminars
  • Trade Shows     

Our Special Offers

5 to 27% discounts at 18 accomodations and more to come...

  • No sub-standard hotels in this list
  • All at ideal locations
  • No pre-conditions!

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For Adopting Families

We have identified 27 'Adoption Friendly' accomodations in Addis Ababa. These places recognize the needs of adopting families and offer :-

  • Privacy
  • Homey atmosphere
  • Child beds etc.
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