Accor is expanding its presence in Ethiopia with the opening of a new property under its design-led economy brand, Ibis Styles. In a move to ramps up its development plans in sub-Saharan Africa, the group has partnered with private conglomerate, Yuluch Elyano Trading plc, to operate the 150-key Ibis Styles Addis Ababa, its fifth upcoming property in the capital, with a scheduled opening date of 2023.
Situated in the city’s main thoroughfare, Bole Road, 1km from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and close to corporate institutions and embassies, the property will appeal to regional and international business travellers seeking stylish and affordable accommodation.
Ibis Styles Addis Ababa will offer 150 rooms, an all-day dining venue, fitness centre and gym, meeting space options and a car park.
It is expected to become a destination for travellers and families who appreciate trendy boutique-style accommodation with creative and culturally relevant design, modern technology and home comforts.
The hotel will join Accor’s growing pipeline of properties in Addis Ababa under brands including MGallery, Mercure, Pullman and Mövenpick.