Sarem International Hotel

4.0 star property
Central hotel with full-service spa, connected to the convention centre, near Nigeria Embassy

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Sarem International Hotel

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2 restaurants, breakfast, lunch, dinner served; Ethiopian cuisine
Free self-parking
View from room
Breakfast buffet

Overview of Sarem International Hotel

7.8 out of 10 Good
7.8/10 Good

Property highlights

  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
Belay Zeleke Street, around Semien Mazegaja, Addis Ababa, 12401
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Conference centre
  • Business centre
Feel at home
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

Single Room

  • 27 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Queen Bed

Twin Room

  • 28 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Single Bed


  • 34 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Piazza
  • African Union Headquarters - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Addis Ababa (ADD-Bole Intl.) - 31 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • Embilta - 2 min drive
  • ቶሞካ ቡና | Tomoca Coffee - 2 min drive
  • Ristorante Castelli - 4 min drive
  • Sale E Pepe - 4 min drive
  • Romina Restaurant - 3 min drive

About this property

Sarem International Hotel

Sarem International Hotel features a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours), a nightclub and a rooftop terrace. Guests can be pampered with Swedish massages at the spa, and Abyssinia, one of 2 restaurants, serves Ethiopian cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include 2 bars/lounges, a health club and a fitness centre.


English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 85 rooms
  • Arranged over 11 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport; to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Free airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Local/corner shop

What to do

  • Fitness classes

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (8608 square feet of space)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2013
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • Sauna


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Minibar
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Washing machine

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Fireplace
  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Spring water bath
  • Bath or shower
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Dishwasher


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Sarem spa. Services include Swedish massages and massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room. The spa is open daily.


Abyssinia – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in Ethiopian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open 24 hours. Reservations are required.
Top – On-site bar. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of ETB 500 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for ETB 600.0 per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Sarem Hotel
Sarem International
Sarem International Addis Ababa
Sarem International Hotel
Sarem International Hotel Addis Ababa
Sarem Hotel Addis Ababa
Sarem International Hotel Hotel
Sarem International Hotel Addis Ababa
Sarem International Hotel Hotel Addis Ababa

Frequently asked questions

Does Sarem International Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Sarem International Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sarem International Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Sarem International Hotel?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Sarem International Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Sarem International Hotel?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Sarem International Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of ETB 500 (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Sarem International Hotel and nearby?
On-site recreation at Sarem International Hotel includes aerobics . Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy other amenities such as 2 bars and a nightclub. Sarem International Hotel also has a sauna and a health club, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Sarem International Hotel?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants, featuring Ethiopian cuisine and garden views.
Does Sarem International Hotel have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a spring water bath.
Does Sarem International Hotel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Sarem International Hotel like?
Sarem International Hotel is in Piazza, a short 7-minute walk from Nigeria Embassy and 14 minutes' walk from St. George's Cathedral.







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Property conditions & facilities




2/10 Poor

The front desk employees and the manager are the worst i ever seen. The rooms are bad and no hot water in the room to shower. Food is bad. They advertise that they have a shuttle but they don't send any one to pick you up from the airport. I had to pay money and take a taxi to the hotel where i stayed only 1 day. Wat a disgusting place and managers. I don't know how this hotel got 4 star!
Eyob, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

kidane, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Staff were incredibly helpful and attentive. It was a convenient place to stay for work with a good restaurant and cafe in the hotel and plenty of places to eat nearby.
Gerhard, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

meron, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lance, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

nice time in addis
hotel was nice.
joseph, 22-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Great stay
Couple issues with the wifi and cable but for the price you expect some flaws. They made passwords required for wifi which made a huge difference in overall speed throughout the property. Still pleased with overall stay.
Sean, 22-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

room safe was locked and could not be used. reported it but no one came to fix it.
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Good Enough
The hotel is clean, the staff are helpful, some even going above and beyond. The food is decent in price, taste, and wait time and the wifi is great when too many other people are not on it. The laundry service is good and you can efficiently change money. There are many staff who do not speak english fully, so sometimes things get lost in confusion. It was initially difficult to get in touch with the hotel to coordinate the airport shuttle, until I was at the airport and a local tried several numbers for me. There was an issue with their key card system so I did not have a personal key my entire stay and had to be let into my room. Since my second room was nice, and quieter than my first without a key, I was not interested in moving to a third room with a manual key. The location was close to what I needed to do, so overall I was pleased enough with my stay.
4-night trip
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