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Z Guest House

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Kidist Mariam towards Afincho Ber | Near Nazreth School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in an apartment suite for 2 weeks in July/August of 2015. Overall we had a great experience and would definitely recommend the Z Guest House for those who are wanting some extra space and personal hospitality yet still want to save money. The Pros: - STAFF - the staff is great and very helpful. The... More 

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Saint Ann, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I cannot say enough great things about the Z Guesthouse. As two young students, we shared the apartment suite which was very roomy. We always had access to hot water and the wifi was good for the majority of the time. When it was out for a series of days due to the infrastructure of the city, the owners worked... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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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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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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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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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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