The Ras Hotel: A legendary part of the charm and fabric of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Did you know that Nelson Mandela slept here? That's right - as a fugitive from apartheid, South Africa's former leader spent time in Addis Ababa, where he received advice and assistance from Emperor Hailie Sellassie of Ethiopia. That much needed help contributed to his later success. Wartime hero Marshall Tito of Yugoslavia was also a guest at the Ras Hotel during this critical period. Keeping with the tradition of famous names and places, the Ras Hotel is located on Churchill Road, just ten minutes from newly upgraded Bole International Airport - and within walking distance of the railway station, with connections to Dire Dawa and the port of Djibouti.
You will love the Ras location - from its streetside bistro (left) visitors can take in the activities of a thriving city, with shops and services nearby. Below is a list of activities and attractions that are conveniently close to the "Ras."
for its traditional Ethiopian cuisine, plus other popular
menu items, the hotel facilities include over 90 guest
rooms, with hot bath and shower, television and DSTV,
telephone, fax and e-mail services. There's a choice of
restaurants, shops, a cozy bar, conference and meeting
areas, For your further convenience there's ample parking.
Contact us for Ras Hotels in Addis Ababa and countrywide. PO
Box 1632, Addis Ababa, tel. 251 11 551 7060, fax 251 1155
1734. Website: www.ras-hotels.com . e-mail:
Other places of interest around
Ras Hotels Enterprise has eight branch hotels hotels, with two located in Addis Ababa, the capital city. Other Ras Hotels are located in the eastern and southeastern area of Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa Ras- tel. 011 551 7060, Fax 011 551 7327 . firstname.lastname@example.org
Adama Ras - tel. 022 111 2188 . email@example.com
Assela Ras - tel. 022 331 1089 . firstname.lastname@example.org
Kereyou Lodge Ras - tel. 011 551 7060 . email@example.com
Diredawa Ras No. 1 - tel. 025 111 3255 . firstname.lastname@example.org
Diredawa Ras No. 2 - tel. 025 111 2880 . email@example.com
Harrar Ras - tel. 025 666 0027 . firstname.lastname@example.org