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Swimming pool

Here at the south star hotel, we have the largest outdoor pool (Pool dimensions are 12.7*6.4 meters and its depth ranges from 1.3 -1.5meters) reserved only for in house guests. Our guests are privileged to dip or swim for extended hours. Tell our pool attendants what you need, towels, outdoor recliners or do you want them to show you where the showers are? They will assist you with anything you want.

24 hour room service

Our receptionists don’t sleep, there are up 24\7 to give you what your heart desires. What do you need? An extra pillow, another sheet, something you would like to have in your room….or you have a habit of eating after midnight or is it milk to put you to bed or any other drink you want... We are here to take care of you and make your stay enjoyable and memorable. Our hospitable stuff is just one dial away.

Southern all-day dining

The minute you set foot in the door, the aroma of the food makes your mouth watery. Wait until you see the buffet, it is filled with delicious cuisines made for our guests with love. Omolcho or gefuma is also one of the mouthwatering dishes of the indigenous sidama cuisine. This piece of heaven is also featured in the theme-nights where various regional cuisines are highlighted. Our seasoned chefs have tons of experience in local and international cuisines. They are also experts in creating dishes for every palate . we welcome our staying in and walk in guests to have the experience of dining with us. Our restaurant is open from 6:30am-11:00pm.

Private dining

This is a small dining room intended for guests seeking privacy or an intimate venue, whether for an undisturbed business conversation or a romantic hideaway. This is a closed space reserved for small group of guests. You can dine with your family, celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and have unforgettable time. The room is also perfect for closed door meetings and business partners that don’t want to be interrupted. In our private dinning room, we serve a special menu of expertly prepared gourmet dishes.

Day spa

come to our day spa and rejuvenate your skin. Our professional masseuses and masseurs gives you the massage of a life time. We have steam, sauna and jacuzzi designed for your relaxation. Close your eyes and let your self go!

Mankira garden court

The Mankira garden is green and breathes fresh air. The view is spectacular at night; you can sit in the garden with your family looking at the beautiful sky and the stars. It is a place where you let go of all your worries and relax your body and mind. Perched on both the ground and mezzanine floors, it further extends into a spacious outdoor garden. It specializes in snacks, pizza, delightful pastries, a selection of breads and other delicious treats accompanied by fresh juice, teas and excellent home grown sidama coffee.

Lobby bar

The bar is where you go to meet people and make acquaintances. You don’t like mingling with other people, that is fine too. You can grab your book and sit at the corner eating your sandwich or snack. Our bar tenders are ready to serve you; just tell them what your poison is ….you look like you can use a cocktail. So you don’t drink, no problem we have the perfect non-alcoholic beverages for you.

Tiya pool bar

This is a patio bar by the azure waters of the pool, serving exotic cocktails and freshly squeezed juices. Here, you will also find a menu of light snacks including pizzas and rolls. Come to our pool bar to enjoy the sun or a drink by the roof top swimming pool which is open only for inhouse guests.

Tabor lounge

This is where you come to watch the breath taking view of hawassa city while listening to mellow tunes and drinking wine. The lounge’s effect is almost therapeutic. Tabour lounge is so cozy and makes you feel at home. You can also indulge in snacks or quench your thirst with a chilled beer, cocktails or the drink of your choice. Tabor lounge is situated on the top most floor.

Free WI-FI internet connection

We have free wi-fi with a strong internet connection that you can access almost from anywhere on the hotel premises, from the swimming pool, parkin lot, your rooms, dinning rooms, meeting halls practically south star is full of Wi-fi. In addition, every room at south star hotel is fitted with an internet hub to which guests can connect their computers or use other devices to connect to the internet via the hotel wide wi-fi free of charge. We also have CCTV camera put in places to make our guests secure. At south star hotel, you don’t have to worry about your properties missing, we monitor each movement with a camera; making you feel secured and protected. We also make sure your privacy is respected in our private dinning room.

Meeting Facilities

South star international hotel provides adequate space and efficient services for meetings and other functions. The meeting halls situated on the top most floor and well removed from the city on the background blocks disturbance and noises; allowing attendants to concentrate on the meeting. Our two types of function rooms come with the necessary facilities to support all types of gathering including food and beverage service, meeting amenities, AV, IT and other personnel support. The hotel business center is also available on the mezzanine floor for further secretarial services.