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Reviewed 29 December 2014

We stayed at Z guest house as a group of 4 people, and shared the enormous apartment suite. It has a really spacious, comfortable living room, little kitchenette, bathroom and separate bedroom - all very clean and nice. Breakfast is brought to you each morning for you to eat at your own dining table and consists of bread, jam, tea/coffee,...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We had a very pleasant stay at Z guest house. The apartment was spotless clean, the fridge was stocked with beer and soda as well as a complimentary bottle of water for each of us. Delicious breakfast was served in the apartment and included juice, eggs, bread and jam with tea and coffee. We stayed for 2 nights and found...

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Dammam, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We stayed three nights at the Z Guest House, two nights when we first got to Addis and one night just before we left. It's a lovely, family-run establishment. We were met promptly at the airport both times through. The guesthouse is in the city but in a very quiet neighborhood. We did try another hotel on our third night,...

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Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

I love the Z Guest House, we have stayed there twice now and it is a wonderfull Guest House and wonderfull hosts. To feel a part of the family who are welcoming and good people. The 2 girls look after all your needs. The garden is beautifull and the neighbourhood is close to many places of interest, St Georgis, Trinity,...

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3Thank ReubenAddis
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 12 August 2014

I stayed at Z Guest House for 3 days in their single suite. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. The guest house is situated close to the National Museum and the lion park. The room was always kept clean. The breakfast served in the morning was a simple continental breakfast, but satisfactory. The Armenian restaurant close to the guest...

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1Thank Shane R
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I stayed three weeks at the Z Guest House. I was conducting research at the National Museum and wanted to be somewhere within walking distance. I had a wonderful experience and will absolutely book again. I stayed in all three types of rooms (apt, en suite, and shared bathroom) and each one has access to wi-fi internet, satellite tv, and...

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2Thank T N
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Some Americans I met at the airport introduced me to the Z Guest House in Addis Ababa and I thanked them for it. My old single room seemed a little dark at first but the longer I stayed the more I appreciated the amenities, the helpful staff, its peace and quiet and great location. I would gladly spend another week...

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1Thank Graeme Y
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We've stayed twice at Z Guest House. Once November 2010 for a week and again June 2014 on and off for 2 weeks. When selecting a place to stay for our trip back to Ethiopia, our kids enthusiastically remembered and requested Z because of the spacious apartment suites and lovely garden area that made for a relaxing home. We were...

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3Thank AmyJo2014
Fresno, California
Reviewed 16 June 2014

I found this guest house to be a nice change from the usual hotel environments prevailing in Addis Ababa these days. The rooms, especially the suites, are spacious and clean and the services (breakfast, room cleaning) are excellent. There are several good restaurants (Armenian Restaurant, Tourist Hotel at Arat Kilo and a wi-fi restaurant), a major bank, and the lion...

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3Thank Diana K
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 23 April 2014

I spent a week at Z with my mother and daughter. The place is a little oasis in the middle of crazy Addis Ababa. Clean, friendly, well kept. The owners are friendly and helpful in every possible way - we felt very much at home at Z and will definitely come back. The area is nice and safe, too. Just...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • 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: RM98 - RM262 (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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