Must see hotels in Asmara

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    Top Choice

    Albergo Italia

    A lovely boutique-ish hotel housed in an Italian villa constructed in 1899, with cushy rooms decorated with period furniture and communal areas awash with…

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    Africa Pension Hotel

    A good place to bunk down if you're after style without breaking the bank. This mellow pension from the early 1900s is set in a converted villa and…

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    Khartoum Hotel

    One block south of Harnet Ave, the Khartoum offers super-clean rooms, and the shared bathrooms are probably the cleanest-smelling bathrooms this side of…

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    Pensione Pisa

    This simple but welcoming pension is housed on the 3rd floor of an apartment just opposite the Catholic cathedral. The uncluttered rooms are kept in good…

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    Crystal Hotel

    This professionally run outfit is kept in top nick, featuring a fine selection of cheerful rooms with all the creature comforts (including hard-to-find wi…

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    Hotel Asmara Palace

    On the airport road about halfway into town, this upscale hotel is both the city's nicest and most expensive, with facilities to match. Discounts are…

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    Concord Pension

    Tucked back slightly from the road, this discreet pension is a serene oasis in the heart of town. It's cosy, with a plant-filled courtyard and sweet-as…

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    Sunshine Hotel

    A reliable middle-of-the-road option, with smallish rooms and a greenery-filled garden at the back. Wi-fi is available, but sluggish at times.

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    Asmara Central Hotel

    Right in the heart of town, the friendly staff and modern rooms make this a comfortable launching point from which to explore Asmara.

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    Top Five Hotel

    A great-value option not far from the centre, with well-scrubbed rooms and a quality on-site bar and restaurant.

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    Solomon Pension

    Small and simple rooms at this city-centre pension are set off a quiet interior courtyard. Bargain for discounts on stays of five days or longer.