Ethiopian Airlines Group opens largest hotel on African continent with second phase of Ethiopian Skylight Hotel

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ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES GROUP OPENS SECOND PHASE OF ETHIOPIAN SKYLIGHT HOTEL, MAKING IT THE LARGEST HOTEL ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT WITH 1,024 MODERN ROOMS AND SUITES, MEETING AND EVENT FACILITIES, AND NUMEROUS FOOD AND BEVERAGE OUTLETS. LOCATED IN ADDIS ABABA, THE HOTEL IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED JUST A FIVE-MINUTE WALK FROM ADDIS ABABA BOLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. 


The launch of the second phase of the Ethiopian Skylight Hotel marked the opening of the largest hotel on the African continent, and was celebrated by Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest aviation group in Africa. The first phase of the hotel was opened in January 2019, and with the new extension, the hotel now boasts 1,024 modern rooms and suites, including fully equipped apartments suitable for long and short-staying guests. The hotel also features meeting and event facilities that accommodate up to 5,000 guests, 19 food and beverage outlets, recreational facilities, and spots for hand-crafted cocktails with a panoramic view of the airport and the city.

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Speaking at the opening ceremony, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mesfin Tasew expressed his delight at the achievement, saying that the hotel is suitable for both business and leisure events and stays. With over 1,000 rooms and several other facilities, the Ethiopian Skylight Hotel is now the largest hotel on the African continent, and Mr. Tasew believes it will significantly contribute to Ethiopia’s tourism sector.

Located in Addis Ababa, the diplomatic capital of Africa, the hotel is just a five-minute walk from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, making it a convenient location for both business and social event gatherings. The hotel’s second phase was constructed while the hotel’s services were open and available to guests through the first phase.

It’s worth noting that Ethiopian Airlines Group recently inaugurated a Five-Star In-Terminal Hotel, which is set to transform passengers’ transit experience at Ababa Bole International Airport. The hotel is managed under the Ethiopian Skylight Hotel brand and features 97 modern and luxurious rooms, a restaurant, a meeting space, and other facilities within the airport’s Departure Terminal 2.

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