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Zubeyda Waber Harar Cultural Guesthouse

Harar, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a difficult one to rate. It is immersion for the intrepid traveller into Harar way of life. If people are looking for a normal bedroom with wifi etc then this is not the place. Stay outside the old city. Not knowing what to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked here because of Lonely Planet comments but I left next day. The woman is the most unfriendly host you will encounter in Ethiopia. Never smile, never replies your questions, gets grumpy if you ask politely for soap or a towel... And the 19...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We thought we were prepared for Zubeyda’s rudeness - we’d read all the Tripadvisor reviews! - and the prospect of a grumpy host didn’t bother us; we just wanted somewhere clean and comfortable to sleep while in Harar and weren’t planning to socialise much with...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

love the fact about this well preserved old place that blend together with local old building architecture and can visit many of the cities attraction within the short walk radius. or can use the tuktuk to anywhere!

Thank hailu g
Reviewed 23 April 2017

First, the accommodation. It's certainly adequate, but it's not especially charming. Rowda was often there, and while she wasn't exactly warm and welcoming, she was very hospitable, always making sure I had everything I needed. Several other older women live there and seem nice, but...More

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23 June 2016|
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I recomend you not to book here, the woman is very unfriendly, never smile, never replied your questions, gets grumpy if you ask for a towel... My room with a dirty toilet was 19 euros, for 3 euros more you have a nice room... More
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"There is one room with a fully private bath if you want that"
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"There is one en-suite bathroom, so choose that room if this is important for you"
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"I strongly recommend the room upstairs for the authentic feel."
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