One of the 41 rooms in the New Skylight In-Terminal Hotel at the Addis Ababa International Airport/Photo: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines opens Hotel inside Addis Ababa International Airport

In a continuous effort to ensure the convenience and comfort of passengers, crews and airlines using Addis Ababa as a hub, Ethiopian Airlines Group has completed the first phase of its In-Terminal Hotel construction.

The Hotel is physically connected to Addis Ababa Bole International Departure Terminal 02 with a short walking distance from departure gate and is managed by Ethiopian Skylight Hotel as Ethiopian Skylight In-Terminal Hotel. The completion of the first phase of the two-phased project, whose construction began in December 2020, makes 41 rooms available for guests.

The lavish Ethiopian Skylight In-Terminal Hotel accommodates 97 modern, spacious, and luxurious rooms, including a restaurant and other facilities. It incorporates various categories such as an executive suite, a premium room for the differently abled, 12 interconnected rooms, 30 twin rooms, and 53 double rooms.

The new Ethiopian Skylight In-Terminal Hotel will cater to passengers and crews who do not wish to leave the airport for any reason, enabling the airport to provide the most convenient travel experience possible and making it preferable for seamless connections. 

Starting from now, customers can book the hotel for stays by sending an email to, via online platforms such as Expedia,, and or at Ethiopian Airlines local offices and at Addis Ababa Interline Desk.

The second phase of the construction, which will avail the remaining 56 rooms, the restaurant and other facilities, will be completed in October of this year.

Owned by Ethiopian Airlines Group, Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, is one of the most luxurious and largest hotels in Ethiopia. The hotel is located at the heart of Africa’s diplomatic hub Addis Ababa, just five minutes’ walk away from Bole International Airport. With outstanding, international-standard facility and services, the luxurious hotel is suitable for leisure and business needs. 

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