National Hotel

Address: Menelik II Avenue, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Menelik II Avenue, Addis Ababa, is near Churches of Lalibela, Church of St George, and Derg Monument.
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Travel Blogs from Addis Ababa

Dress-rehearsal for the Plague

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Nov 02, 2014

4 comments, 3 photos

... moved on. We deplaned not through the jetway, even though there was one, but down the stairs onto the tarmac. We shuffled to the bus which took us a short way to a terminal door. Moving up an escalator we came to an enormous milling crowd that stretched around a corner blocking our view. There was no explanation of this unexpected blockage. The crowd gradually moved forward. One must be very patient in these circumstances because Africa and the Middle East have very little ...

Meskel

A travel blog entry by william.ripley on Sep 27, 2014

10 photos

Who would have thought that in 2 short years I would go from being an admirer of the culture to experiencing it head on? Today was a very important day in Ethiopian culture it was the eve of Meskel, which is a huge ceremony representing the finding of the true cross. As the story goes Queen Helena, the mother of the first Christian Roman Emperor, had a dream that if she made a bonfire the smoke would lead her to the true cross buried in the ground. And the culmination of this festival is ...

Doing more stupid things.

A travel blog entry by kyley on Jul 26, 2014

1 comment

When I finally arrived in Addis I was emotionally exhausted and desperate to talk to my family.
I took a minibus from the bus station to Piassa, then found the hotel I'd been recommended.
I treated myself to a nicer room, in the old Colonial building, had a warmish shower, then headed out to an internet café to complain to my loved ones at home about what happened in Bahir Dar and get some love and support on my bad day.

After treating myself ...

A Ceremonious Sendoff

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem on Apr 24, 2014

2 photos

... to Paddington.

I kept a few Birr for myself but there was no time to spend it and I made like a secret millionaire and offered it to the cleaner, to be fair I had made a slight mess of the toilet. I ignored the red flashes saying 'Boarding Now - Go to Gate' and sat and had one last St George. Some Chinese men sat smoking right next to a 'No Smoking' sign but when I asked the attendant why no one was doing anything she said 'They're Chinese.' - Of course.
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The day the lights went out.....

A travel blog entry by braindoc21 on Mar 04, 2014

... of lights blows and doesn’t return to life. After a few starts and stops the power does return and we continue making a few jokes in the process.

Our luck turns again about 10 minutes, the power falters again. This time for good. This is a problem. With no power there is no lighting. The residents have some camping lights I have brought them – they are suboptimal but we can get by that problem. There is no electrocaudery. Thankfully ...

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