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The Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ankober Guest House
Ranked #62 of 118 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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113 reviews 113 reviews
88 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

We stayed here 2 nights and should have changed hotels but it was 4:30AM and we were leaving again in 12 hours. The place was filthy and disgusting. The first room stank - we think the sheets were clean because we saw him put them on but I don't think the room had been cleaned since the place opened. The... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
52 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

When I got back to Addis from Lalibela, I went to Baro next to this hotel and found that water supply was stopped. No shower after a long and dusty trip! Next morning I moved to this hotel and could have a hot shower as expected. Very clean and super bright rooms compared to the dark and dingy ones at... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here twice during a visit to Ethiopia. Clean but very basic rooms. Bathroom was clean enough, however no hot water. This wasn't a problem for me. Very friendly and helpful staff. Good stopover hotel. Restaurant across the road is worth a visit too.

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Rooms were kept clean daily. Friendly ladies at reception with a good command of English. We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment with our own bathroom. The water was cold throughout our stay regardless of the fact that I have reported it throughout our stay. The maintenance guy came to our room twice but to no avail, thus not a... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Very cheap, something like $20/night. Unfortunately not super close to the airport, but the reception guy was very helpful in calling me a taxi to the airport at 4AM. The internet works fine but is only accessible in one corner of the parking lot so you kind of have to squat over there. The room was acceptable, though I did... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I stayed at the Ankober for two nights in October 2012, after opting out of our tour operator's choice (the Taitu, which I absolutely do not recommend). It's a small place, about 10-15 rooms, which makes for a personal atmosphere. No problems with cleanliness of the rooms or the public areas, and the shower was a miracle for a guest... More

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Berlin, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We spent three nights in Ankober and were very satisfied. After horrible stay in Taitu hotel (which supposed to be the most famous in the area, the oldest etc.) Ankober was just a paradise! A bit cheaper and hundred times cleaner than the cleanest room in Taitu hotel!!!! Very friendly and helpful stuff, fluent in English. You can try to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Stayed at Ankober for 6 nights during our trip to Ethiopia. Our first night we stayed next door and the room was a bit bigger but was quite dirty and bugs everywhere. The next day we checked out Wutma.. its across the street and quite popular with backpackers but was dirty, dark, and at the same price point as Ankober.... More

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Temple City, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

A couple of friends and I stayed at this place for about a week after our friend from Addis took us here to check it out. First off, the prices are very good for what you get. They arn't the cheapest prices but the rooms are much cleaner and the staff is much friendlier than other budget hostels. You get... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Just down the street from the noiser hotels this place proved to be a gem. I shall forever be grateful for the kind help given us by Mesfin in helping us arrange our internal flights and buses at short notice; this proved invaluable to us. The hotel is simple, but rooms are perfectly spacious and clean and have hot water... More

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Address: The Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa

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