Ghion hotel which is popularly known as “the Garden palace hotel of east Africa” is located in the heart of downtown Addis Ababa in spacious verdant compound adjacent to what was once the jubilee palace of emperor Haile Selassie I. Opened in 1951, the Ghion hotel has for years distinguished itself as the hotel where heads of state or governments and other VIPs stayed. The hotel is within a walking distance from attractive sites and museums of the city and 5 Km from Bole International Airport. It is also in close proximity to ECA (Economic Commission for Africa) and other governments and non-government organizations headquarters.
As the hotel is set in 30.485 acres (123,369m2) of land, you find a tranquil bird-filled garden and trees. Therefore, this makes the hotel special for bird lovers and watchers. Set in a beautiful and peaceful garden Ghion offers a friendly welcome and warm hospitality.