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Cuarnens Switzerland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2011

We went for trekking to Tigray and Lalibela (Tesfa Tours) and whenever we stayed in Addis, we enjoyed staying here. Clean, friendly, cosy and on foot close to University, Piazza, Aratkilo... and very safe area even at night. There are 2 large and nice rooms and 2 small ones at the back (a bid narrow but alright).

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Valdres, Norway
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Reviewed 28 November 2011

I stayed at Z guesthouse for 2 weeks in october 2011. Very safe place, Police in the street all time. I feel like home here, very nice people both the owners and the servants. Next year i will be back. They also offer traditionell ethiopian coffee seremony for the guests

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Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2011

the room is small and far from everything , there is no dstv as advertised on the website for 29 dol it s easy to find better deal in addis like hotel yonas a 235 birrs/night ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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zguesthouse, Owner at Z Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Customer, In response to your claims as to having DSTV, the guest house has never advertised to having DSTV, but says that we have Satellite TV. We have about 6 News and 10 Movie channels in English, but they are not sourced in DSTV. As to its distance, as stated on our website, our customers come to Z Guest... More 

The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2011

We visited Addis this August, we found the Z- Guest house on the internet. We never expected it would be so great. The rooms are really spacious and very clean. We traveled together with two other families, and we really felt as if we were at home. The people are so friendly to all of us, our children played together.... More 

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Nairobi
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Reviewed 17 August 2011

Six of my family members spent two nights at Z guest house. The apartment slept 4 of us and two of us took a double. The double bed in the room at the back was a queen sized bed, and not really adequate for two adults, but the apartment sitting room was large, as well as the bedroom in the... More 

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Baghdad, Iraq
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Reviewed 16 August 2011

I made a reservation here well in advance and received confirmation. Two weeks before my arrival I was told I couldn't stay there because someone wanted to book more days than me. I conplained about the terrible service and received the respose below: "If you were in our place, would you sucrifies 10 nights' income for two nights' income? We... More 

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Nairobi
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Reviewed 27 April 2011

We booked Z Guest House before going to Addis due to the level of information on it's website compared to other hotels in Addis. Paid US$35 for our night spent there (2 people in a double room). Z is operated by an Ethiopian couple who share their house with guests now that their children have moved out. The place is... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 26 April 2011

For my first visit to Addis, I stayed at the Z Guest House and was very satisfied with the accommodations. You can see the stars at night, it's very quiet, and the owners and staff are extremely helpful. The house has a convivial atmosphere and it was great to meet the other guests and exchange travel stories. All in all,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2011

I lived in Addis 2004-8 and have been visiting annually since 2000. I discovered the Z Guest House this year in January. It is in the Arada zone and Makonnen area off Amist Kilo at the St Mariam church. It is the oldest residential area in Addis with many museums, palaces, university and Arat Kilo and Piazza areas nearby. The... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 29 March 2011

I stayed in Z Guest House for the second time and I will surely come again and again. It is a beautiful place with warm atmosphere, for it me it feels like home. I love the garden, the staff is very friendly and always willing to help. It is just a ten minutes walk to Piazza where you find all... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
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: ₹ 1,508 - ₹ 4,044 (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 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
“We had the second floor apartment which was spacey and with a lovely view over the city.”
 of 5 bubbles avz, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
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