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Da Lat, Vietnam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed here on two occassions during a trip to Ethiopia. It is a family run guest house on a nice quiet street in a perfect part of Addis if you are a tourist. The area is the old Armenian Quarter. The guest house has a couple of apartments and a couple of smaller rooms. The apartments are great for...

Thank RaCeDaPa
New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Staying here made my trip! Airport pickup worked great. When we first arrived I wondered about the place but I soon found the neighborhood is quaint and quiet. You can walk to prime locations near by, there is also a bazaar and a couple good restaurants within walking distance. The place is a multi-unit compound with lovely gardens - the...

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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I liked the location of Z Guest house, it's a walking distance to National Museum, Museum inside Institute for Ethiopian Studies located inside Addis Abeba University main campus, zoo, Piassa Shopping Center and more others. There are good dining places near National Museum, one of them is Luci restaurant and lounge. Z Guest house is family operated, it has single...

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Bandon, Ireland
Reviewed 14 December 2015

- Good value for Addis, and they have recently reduced their prices. We paid $60/night b&b for 2 room self-catering apartment. - 10 minute walk from National Museum, University and Piazza - Quiet, friendly neighbourhood - Has a simple kitchen, so dont have to always eat in restaurants. - Our kids had a ball playing with our host's grandchildren in...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 November 2015

This is a guest house run by a family that lives in the main house below, with some apartments and single rooms. It isn't a big-box hotel, which is a great vibe if that's what you're looking for. They're attentive and kind and very sweet, but there also aren't some of the amenities/professionalism you might get elsewhere. For example, there...

1Thank Ali K
Essen, Germany
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Very nice place in a quiet neighborhood in Addis. Very friendly owners, which take care of you. From the guest house all the main sights can be reached by foot. The national museum is also around the corner. The only negative thing is that they mixed up my airport pick-up, but they came immediately after I called. Once you have...

1Thank raikraik
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My wife and I stayed in an apartment suite for 2 weeks in July/August of 2015. Overall we had a great experience and would definitely recommend the Z Guest House for those who are wanting some extra space and personal hospitality yet still want to save money. The Pros: - STAFF - the staff is great and very helpful. The...

1Thank Steve-Katie B
Saint Ann, Missouri
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I cannot say enough great things about the Z Guesthouse. As two young students, we shared the apartment suite which was very roomy. We always had access to hot water and the wifi was good for the majority of the time. When it was out for a series of days due to the infrastructure of the city, the owners worked...

Thank Kylie S
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2015

I will keep it short--the main thing I want to add to the other reviews is how excellent the young woman who was doing all the cooking and cleaning was. I've never seen somebody working at a guesthouse who was always working hard, and always smiling. Very impressed by her, and by this peaceful oasis in the city.

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Mountain View, California
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights upon arrival in Addis and another night before heading on to the Danakil area. Mr. Tedesse speaks excellent English and has two children in the States. The location felt safe and is close to the National Museum and the Ethnological Museum at the University, but is a bit aways from the shopping areas in Bole....

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Z Guest House gives you a clean, quiet, comfortable and affordable alternative to the expensive hotels, with daily, weekly and monthly rentals. Cook and eat whenever you want in our kitchenettes, just like you do at home! We offer furnished apartment suites and single room suites. Amenities include free airport pickup, free wifi, free breakfast, satellite TVs, beautiful garden, laundry services. Best value for your money, guaranteed! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Z Guest House

Address: Kidist Mariam towards Afincho Ber | Near Nazreth School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Region: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: $29 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
z Guest House Hotel Addis Ababa
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“The rooms in the front addition are great for families”
 of 5 bubbles RaCeDaPa, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The coziest rooms are in the main house - shared bath with the owners but super charming. Especially good if you're traveling alone.”
 of 5 bubbles BrynneM1, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Both front apartments are similar, but lower one is slightly nicer and has better water pressure.”
 of 5 bubbles KeithfromBandon, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“To find your ride from the airport, walk all the way down ramp & across to the other side. He wasn't standing somewhere intuitive.”
 of 5 bubbles W1574LRalik, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The apartment suites are enormous and definitely worth the money if you like a great living space!”
 of 5 bubbles barbican01, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
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