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Mr. Martins Cozy Place

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Cape Verde Street | near to Atlas hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Mr. Martins Cozy Place
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Karatu, Tanzania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Mr. Martin's right away after arriving to Addis early in the morning. There were plenty of other travelers staying at the hotel, so make sure that you send an email or book in advance if you want to stay here. The thing that I was most happy about was storing my luggage there for three weeks while... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our time here - the dining room and living room provide a community feel, but also with the privacy of your own room. The staff was very helpful and they provide you with a small breakfast in the morning.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here when we first arrived in Ethiopia and again before we left. It would be safe to say it was the cleanest place we stayed at in Ethiopia – which is saying quite something as most places we stayed at during our 7 weeks were very clean. We actually preferred the rooms in the main... More 

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Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Great place to start and end your journey in Ethiopia. The common room and the dining area is an excellent place to meet other travelers. Davit is an excellent source of information and is very generous with his time. The rooms, especially in the main building, are spacious and comfortable.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Mr Martin's Cozy Place is an excellent base in Addis. Clean rooms and bathroom, friendly staff, free wifi, free breakfast, friendly helpful staff and a great place to meet other tourists in a quiet environment. One of the best places we have stayed in our 6 months in Africa. Dawit, the owner, even gave us a free lift to the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights and found it a great base for exploring Addis, and the living area makes it conducive for meeting people. Close to Bole International Airport, and the area is generally fine for walking around at night. Rooms were clean, there was good wifi in the common areas, there was consistent hot water with adequate pressure,... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is a very friendly and welcoming budget place to stay in Addis. It is close to the airport, and they will collect you for a cheaper rate than the taxis. Dawit and Mahlet (the proprietors) and their staff (Hana) are very helpful and informative in assisting guests to sort out anything that is needed. It is true that Addis... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Mr Martin's Cozy Place is a decent budget option. Rooms are small but have comfortable beds and good hot water. Good wifi although not available in all the rooms. Close to the airport. Nice common area and kitchen. The staff are friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Cozy place is by far the best place in Addis, and maybe even one of the best places i have stayed world wide. Close to the city centre, Close to the airport, close to transport connection, close to restaurants, close to clubs etc. I have been visiting Ethiopia for 16 years and stayed all over town. I have stayed at... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Bole area is pretty decent in itself, although a friend and I were hassled by the many prostitutes and other shady figures in the vicinity of the place. The rooms themselves are okay, although I find $30 too much for state in which they were in, especially the bathroom. For that amount I have found rooms in guesthouses more... More 

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