Damu Hotel is ideally situated in the bustling Bole Road,a 7 minutes drive from the airport and a 10 minutes drive from the African Union headquarter. Shopping, museums and famous landmarks are all within a walking distance from the hotel. Our rooms are equipped with flat screen TVs, safe deposit boxes, and free basic toiletries.
We love our city and we’ll be happy to help you plan your stay in Addis at no additional cost. We can also connect you with dependable tour operators if you have a plan to travel outside the city. Our services include:
• Special Diet Menu (Upon Request)
• Ala Carte Menu
• Room Service
• Traditional Services
• Selection Of Local Wines
• Breakfast Menu
• Luggage Storage
• Currency Exchange
• 24hrs Front desk service
• City tour planning
• Bell Man
• Fax/Photocoping (Additional charge)
• Internet Services
• Business Center (Additional Charge)
• Meeting/Banquet Facilities/ Additionalcharge
National Palace (1km)
The National Palace is a palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is also known as the Jubilee Palace. The palace was built in 1955 to mark emperor Haile Selassie's Silver Jubilee.
Holy Trinity Cathedral (2.5km)
Holy Trinity Cathedral, known in Amharic as Kidist Selassie, is the highest ranking Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Mausoleum Of Menelik II (1.8km)
This magnificent piece of architecture was built in 1913 to house the tomb of Emperor Menelik II (1844-1913). An active church, the mausoleum is also the final resting place of Empress Taitou (1851-1918), Menelik II's wife, and Empress Zauditu (1876-1930), who ruled Ethiopia after her father's death.
Red Terror 'Martyrs’ Memorial Museum (0.2km)
The Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum in Addis Ababa was established in 2010 as a memorial to the victims of the Red Terror under the Derg regime. The museum has displays of torture instruments, skulls and bones, coffins, bloody clothes, and photographs of victims.
The African Union (2.7km)
The AU Conference Center and Office Complex (AUCC) is a building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is the headquarters of the African Union. The main building is 99.9 metres (328 feet) tall and it is the tallest building in Addis Ababa. Its cost was US$200 million funded by the Chinese government
National Museum (3.3km)
The National Museum of Ethiopia (NME), also referred to as the Ethiopian National Museum, is a national museum in Ethiopia. It is located in the capital, Addis Ababa, near the Addis Ababa University's graduate school.
Hagar Fekir Theatre (3.4km)
The Hager Fikir Theatre in Addis Ababa is not only the theatre with the greatest tradition in Ethiopia but also the oldest indigenous theatre in Africa. It stands for more than 70 years of cultural life in Addis Ababa. It is a playhouse where modern Ethiopian music and drama were born and nurtured.
St.George’s Cathedral (3.4km)
It was named after St. George, after the Tabot (Ark) of the church was carried to the Battle of Adwa against the Italians during which the Ethiopians secured victory. The building was described in 1938 in an Italian tourist publication as a fine example of the European interpretation of Ethiopian church design.
Addis Merkato (Amharic: መርካቶ for New Market, popularly just Merkato, from the Italian for market) is the name for the large open-air marketplace in the Addis Ketema district of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and for the neighborhood in which it is located
Addis Ababa Univeristy (4.3km)
Addis Ababa University (Amharic: አዲስ አበባ ዩኒቨርሲቲ) is a state university in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Originally called the University College of Addis Ababa at its establishment in 1950, it was later renamed Haile Selassie I University in 1962 after the Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I.
Ethnological Museum (5km)
ASet within Haile Selassie’s former palace, and surrounded by the beautiful gardens and fountains of the university’s main campus, is the enthralling Ethnological Museum. Even if you’re not a museum fan, this one is worth a bit of your time – it’s easily one of the finest museums in Africa, showing the full sweep of Ethiopia's cultural and social history across two floors.
Addis Ababa Golf Course (4.8km)
Golf is not high up on the Ethiopian agenda but the country does have two golf courses, both located in the capital. Addis Ababa Golf club has 9 holes and there's a 6-hole course at the british embassy. we also understand that an 18-hole course is planned in the Legatefo area, part of huge development that includes a luxury hotel and Conference center.
Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (2.5km)
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the flag carrier of Ethiopia. During the past seventy plus years, Ethiopian has become one of the continent's leading carriers, unrivalled in Africa for efficiency and operational success, turning profits for almost all the years of its existence.