Hotels that fall under this category are partially government owned. But there are a good number of privately owned hotels that belong here. Basically, these hotels are there for tourists and are generally used by tour companies in Ethiopia and Europe for their clients. They have comfortable rooms, hot shower, satellite TV, and restaurants that serve western food. If you are simply looking for the best available accommodation, this one fits very well to your need.
There are two government chin hotels and a privately chain hotel that we can put under this category. Luckily they do not concentrate on one or two tourist routes of Ethiopia. They seem to distribute themselves evenly to avoid redundancy.
The Ras hotel chain controls the south eastern part of Ethiopia. They are in Debre zeit, Nazereth, Dire Dawa, Harar, Awash National park (a lodge) Asela and Goba.
In the South the Wabi Shebele government chain hotel ( currently privately owned ) and the Bekele Molla privately owned chain hotels dominate. The Wabi Shebele hotel has branches in Langano, Awassa, WendoGenet and Goba. The Bekele Molla hotel has branches in Debrezeit, Modjo, Nazereth, Ziway, Shashemene, Moyale, Langano, Arbaminch and Robe.
In the West Ethiopia hotel chains dominate. They have branches in Ambo, Nekemte, Gambella, Jimma and Woliso.