|Itegue Taitu Hotel|
The Taitu Hotel was built in 1905 or 1906 (1898 in the Ethiopian calendar) in the middle of the city (Piazza), is the first hotel in Ethiopia. Taitu Betul (1851 – 1918), an Ethiopian Empress and the wife of Emperor Menelik II, established this hotel to provide foreign guests a place to rest and dine.
The hotel Liberty in Evelyn Waugh's Scoop novel is acually Taitu Hotel
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- "Ethio Info Desk". Ethio Info Desk.
- "Burnt to the ground, the Addis Ababa hotel where Evelyn Waugh (and Scoop's William Boot) stayed". Independent.Co.Uk.