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Z Guest House

Kidist Mariam towards Afincho Ber | Near Nazreth School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Z Guest House
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I will keep it short--the main thing I want to add to the other reviews is how excellent the young woman who was doing all the cooking and cleaning was. I've never seen somebody working at a guesthouse who was always working hard, and always smiling. Very impressed by her, and by this peaceful oasis in the city.

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Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights upon arrival in Addis and another night before heading on to the Danakil area. Mr. Tedesse speaks excellent English and has two children in the States. The location felt safe and is close to the National Museum and the Ethnological Museum at the University, but is a bit aways from the shopping areas in Bole.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

After my flight was delayed by over 6 hours, I went through customs at Bole to find that the driver from Z Guest House was nowhere to be found (following the status of guests' arrivalS might be helpful, instead of just assuming that we were no-shows). After over an hour of looking for the driver, and since it was around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I stayed at Z Guest House for ten days, half in a single room, the other half in an apartment suite. By far, my experience in the apartment was better. The single room had a slight spider infestation, which was fixed by my shoe and a run to the store, but I could never sleep well there after seeing so... More 

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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 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,... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 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... More 

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Dammam, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 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,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 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,... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 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... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 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... More 

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