Book cheap hotels in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a country of startling diversity, with a landscape of mountains, waterfalls, forests, coffee plantations and rivers. Its people are one of the most culturally unique around; a European country has never colonized it. Ethiopia has a rich history of religion and remains a good destination for tourists wishing to make a visit to ancient, religious and archeological sites. During the time of Constantinople, it was the only Christian country outside of Europe. The remains of the Palace of the Queen of Sheba are said to be just outside the city of Aksum, Ethiopia’s most holy city. Islam is an important religion as well and the cities are dotted with Mosques along with Christian churches. The remains of the world’s oldest and most famous human skeleton, Lucy, are in the country’s National Museum.

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Would you like to get an insight into the most beautiful hotels in Ethiopia? It is a beautiful holiday destination. The country is very popular: a wooded area, delicious local specialties, old churches and buildings and a very warm culture. There are numerous hotels to book. You can book the cheapest budget hotels for €26,00 per room. Are you looking for a luxury accommodation? Then the prices rise towards €83,00 per room. You can enjoy a sun holiday here. It is also popular in winter. Book your cheap hotel room in Ethiopia without hassle via the internet. View the featured providers below and book rooms at the best price.

Capital cityAddis Ababa
Average hotel price€57,00
Local languageAfar, Amharic, Oromo, Somali, Tigrinya, English
CurrencyEthiopian birr (ETB)
Best time to visitJanuary to March
Land area1127127 km2
TimezoneUTC+03:00 (EAT)
Leading carrierEthiopian Airlines
Major Airport Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (IATA:ADD)

Before you leave
Are you going on holiday to Ethiopia? Make sure you are well prepared. The capital is Addis Ababa. The national currency is Ethiopian birr (ETB). The Ethiopian time zone is UTC+03:00 (EAT). People speak here in: Afar, Amharic, Oromo, Somali, Tigrinya, English. There are about 123.379.924 inhabitants. The country’s total land area is 1127127 km2. Most important information about electricity: the voltage of the electricity is 220 V, 50 Hz and the type of plug is C / F / G. The international access number is +251.

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Nice regions for your hotel stay in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has special areas where you can spend time during your holiday. Choose one of the regions below. You can then find an explanation and view the available hotel offer. Also click further to hotel accommodations in Croatia & Serbia.

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Data about public transportation in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has great facilities for public transport. A good domestic airport is Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. They offer reliable flights. The flag carrier is Ethiopian Airlines. They offer various destinations. With a last-minute deal you can save extra. On more background info is given about: tourism, tax, laws and regulations and visas & passports.

Getting there by plane

Ethiopian Airlines is one of Africa’s best airlines. They have an extensive network of flights throughout Africa, Djibouti and Yemen. In Addis Ababa, Bole International Airport serves as Ethiopian Airlines’ main hub. Bole is also serviced by Lufthansa, Sudan Airways, British Airways and KLM.

Getting Around

  • By Plane: Ethiopian Airlines has a good internal network with reasonable prices. Due to the country’s size, flying is the fastest way of getting from destination to destination.
  • By Bus: Bus services are run by both the government and private companies and operate throughout the country. In the bigger towns and cities you must buy tickets at least the day before you plan to travel or else you’ll risk paying double to scalpers. The busterminus provides schedules as well. Trips are slow because a convoy must be assembled, especially in the more dangerous areas.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are available in major towns. They are painted blue and white, making them easy to spot. Fares should be agreed upon before traveling. In Addis Ababa, minibus taxis are available for transport as well.
  • By Car: Traveling by car is considered the best way to tour the beautiful countryside. Car rentals are available from Avis and Hertz in Addis Ababa.

Regular hotel prices

As well as the rest of Africa, Ethiopia boasts an impressive array of national parks, where visitors can look upon various animal species indigenous only to the country. Breathtaking falls and rivers also abound, including the famous Blue Nile Falls. In a country as richly varied as this one, there will surely be something for every visitor. Ethiopian hotel prices can vary quite a bit. We place a price indication in the list below.

Hotel classCosts
Cheap hotel€26,00
Common room€57,00
Luxurious accommodation€83,00
City trip€171,00
Meal (per person)€14,00
Normal rates for an hotel stay in Ethiopia

Climate & Weather Forecasts June 2024

Ethiopia is a wonderful country. We define the climate as a Mid-latitude steppe and desert climate. The standard annual temp. is 23,0 degrees centigrade. Keep in mind some cooler temperatures in winter. During this period it is about 20,0 degrees centigrade. It is warmer in the summer period. About 26,3 degrees Celsius °C. In the widget below we show the weather forecast for this week.

What is some typical food in Ethiopia?

Ethiopian food is based on dishes called we’t (chicken or vegetables in pepper sauce), which is served with injera (spongy bread). Other dishes include shivro and misir (chickpeas and lentils) and tibs (fried steak). When it comes to fish, you can choose from Red Sea snapper, sole, prawns, and trout. In the bigger cities, traditional restaurants will serve food around a masob , a colored basket-weave table. Eating is hands on; no use of spoons, forks or knives. In most restaurants and hotels, a 10 percent service charge is added to the bill. Tipping is a frequent custom although the amounts are small.

What about the Ethiopian coffee?

Ethiopian coffee is produced from the Kaffa province and is called “health of Adam”. Worth trying is talla, Ethiopian beer; kaitaka, pure grain alcohol; and tej, an alcoholic drink that’s based on honey.