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AREQU Guest House

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Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Pleasant, attractive guest house. Almaz is gracious, friendly, and welcoming and the staff are helpful. Nice breakfast every morning. Our room was on the ninth floor, so maybe not a great choice if you have trouble with stairs. Thank you for a delightful stay!

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Sandpoint, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

My group and I spend several days here before leaving for the South of Ethiopia. This guest house provided everything we needed, the hospitality was amazing and we were all very happy to stay at the Arequ Guest House. We will definitely return this year once we get back to Ethiopia. Thank you.

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Thank Laurent P
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

This is a very sweet guest house with lovely family furnishings. The ability to see personal pictures and fine artwork provides for a wonderful introduction to Ethiopia. The breakfast was tasty and the young woman who served us was charming. We would return and it is especially good if you want to be close to the airport.

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Darwin NT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We were in Ethiopia on a tour that included accommodation and so I am unable to comment on the value for money for this hotel. The price was based on three levels of accommodation, we chose the middle option as we wanted to avoid the high cost, high star rating tourist hotel. Our main requirements were a clean room, our... More 

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Helsinki
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Stopped here twice on our Northern circuit of Ethiopia. Nice breakfast and coffee! Friendly owners. Rooms are large and airy with pleasant safari style decor. TIP: Pay attention how to drive there on your airport pick up, so later you can help taxi driver to find their way back to your lodgings :D Lots of navigating is done by landmarks... More 

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

The owner / host really is a lovely lady that makes you feel welcome and at home. When we arrived she prepared us a sandwich and tea. The rooms are rather spacious and have beautiful furniture. Everything worked (hot water, toilet, etc) and was perfectly clean when we stayed there for two nights. The host even baked a birthday cake... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Warmth, hospitality, friendliness, great food, excellent coffee, spacious and well furnished rooms, cozy lounge, free wifi and more. A charming guesthouse run by the gracious hostess Almaz and her able crew. My friend and I stayed here for a week, and we enjoyed every minute of it. The location is great, very close to the airport and city centre. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Addis looks a bit like a massive building site at the moment, and there are semi-complete structures near AREQU. Fortunately AREQU is a haven from it all. A tall, pink building with wooden gates and a leafy entrance, it's cool and quiet inside. The staff are really welcoming and hospitable. The owner collected us from the airport and then dropped... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

This is a sweet little guesthouse eight 10 or so rooms. Small but tall. If your visiting expect to go up several flights of stairs. Each room is on its own floor. The tall pink building is easily identifiable and close to a main road. Inside is comfortable and cool, even during the hot days. The inn keeper and her... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

22 November 2015 I didn't discover this guest house. I wish I could say that I had. I was travelling with those who had, and I followed. I have just read the reviews on this site. I would like to add my two cents worth. Like the Tower of Babel, it really does resemble a tower. A hotel staff member... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This house provides privacy for our guests and their friends to come and enjoy. The dining room on the ground floor serves breakfast for our esteemed guests. Lunch and dinner are prepared by the family on request but our guests are free to use the space as they would use their own home. Located midway between Bole Airport and Bob Marley Junction [Imperial Roundabout], AREQU is a small family Guesthouse built from antique Elements from residences half a century old. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AREQU Guest House

Address: Ring Road | Bob Marley Junction, Addis Ababa 3909, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Price Range: $63 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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