We stayed last October in Sheba Guest house for ten days. The Guest house is located in a very quiet and decent living quarter of Addis Ababa. The area is extremely safe as it is a residential area for Diplomats of different countries. The Guest House offers different type of rooms including Villa. We were in Putty Villa. It costs 90 US dollar per day including tax and Breakfast (for 2 Adults and one Child). We found that Villas Zed was the best and hat its own big garden. Unfortunately, it was occupied by other guests at that time. Anyhow, Putty Villa offers us a sense of privacy and peace. Of course all private houses do not have Kitchen. If you want to cook by yourself, you have to use the Kitchen located n the Main Guest house. The compound is clean and very large. It was surprising to found such guest house with its large compound in the middle of Bole. We were so touched by the hospitality of the staffs. They were so friendly and ready day and night to fulfil our needs. Specially, we would like to thank Binyam, a young worker, who made our stay in the guest house more comfortable. They accept US dollar. It is also possible to pay by credit card. Their paying automat accepts only Visa Card. Our Master Card did not work. During our stay we did not face any interruption of electric power. There was an interruption of Water supply a couple of time. But this is nothing to do with the Guest house. It is a common Problem in Addis because of damage of pipe line during the construction of road. Breakfast is normal like everywhere in Addis Ababa. Of course, the breakfast in Ethiopia is generally disappointing for those who like to have a variety of meal-option.
In general, we had a good time in Sheba Guest house and recommend for others too.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sheba Guest House is the premier guest house is Addis. This gated estate's quiet and welcoming atmosphere includes four distinct Villas on an unheard of 2 acre lot in the most desirable location in the heart of Addis. Ideally located in the Bole area of Addis, only 3 short kilometers from the airport, it is walking distance to supermarkets, malls, movie theatres and popular restaurants and just a short drive to the various conference centers and major hotels in the area. The estate is part of a secure and private gated community known as the "Turkish Embassy Compound" - given the fact that several Embassies, including the Turkish Embassy are located here. What this means for our guests is unparalleled safety, smooth paved access roads, reliable power and water, and no noise pollution. Sheba Guest House is a sprawling, impeccably manicured property of nearly 2 acres - unheard of in most of Addis, let alone in the heart of the city. There are actually 3 distinct Villas and an additional suite that make up Sheba Guest House. We will work with you to find the accommodations that best fits your needs and requirements. Sheba Guest House is indeed one of the "Best kept secrets in all of Addis" - as one recent guest commented. It is also one of the best values for short term or long term accommodations. Our rates range from $40 - $90 per night. Special discounts are available for long term stays. Whether you are coming to Addis as a homecoming, for a business conference, or simply to explore this wonderful and exciting city and country, Sheba Guest House offers all the amenities of home in a warm, inviting and tranquil environment at a highly competitive price. The majority of our guests are return customers, which is the best endorsement we can hope for! Small groups or large, long stays or short; whether you choose to stay in the large mansion or in one of the more private villas, it's our job to ensure that your stay with us will be relaxing and problem free. WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU SOON ! ... more less
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