We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“A pleasure!”

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Kefetew Guest House
Ranked #7 of 215 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
Maputo, Mozambique
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A pleasure!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013

Whether in Addis for business or pleasure, Kefetew will provide you will all the amenities (wireless internet, hot shower/bath, satellite tv, sim cards for rent, laundry, meals). Combined with beautiful decor and warm hospitality, you will feel at home and want to return again and again. Breakfast is included along with coffee and tea available throughout the day as well as transportation from the airport. Lunch and dinner must be ordered in advance. Diet restrictions will be accommodated.

Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
Helpful?
3 Thank Tara M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

65 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    59
    6
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
13
12
12
13
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013

If you are in Addis and are looking for a homely athmosphere with personal touch then this is the place for you to stay. The rooms are cosy and the breakfast is amazing. We had a wonderful stay and will certainly be back.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank DubaiMichael
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2013

One of the highlights of our trip was staying with Genet in her lovely guesthouse.

The room was wonderful, the common areas are welcoming and comfortable, the food is delicious and Genet is fantastic! Can't say enough good things about this place!

Taxi to and from the airport was reliable and easy and a wealth of information is available about Addis. Whether you go for a stopover, a rest, or to see the city, Kefetew ticks all the boxes. Enjoy!

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
Helpful?
1 Thank Anna H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London
Level Contributor
55 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013

We felt really safe and comfortable here from the moment we arrived from the airport. Very welcoming, clean and enjoyable with a great sitting area to relax in. Delicious breakfast and nice shower. Everything you could want from a guest house in Addis! Only snag - a bit far from the centre but close to the airport.

Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
Helpful?
1 Thank AlexMLondon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New Hampshire
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

We had a really wonderful stay at Genet's guest house, I would highly recommend. We had a very special trip to Addis and she became one of the reasons why it was so special.
The beds were comfortable, plenty of hot water; the cooking was delicious, as was the coffee. And, Genet was so hospitable. We had a wonderful stay and are so thankful for a great experience.

Room Tip: We had a family suite, which faced the road. The room was very nice, but you will need ear plugs du...
See more room tips
  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank LoritheMum
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Detroit
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2013

In a nutshell: The host Genet (who lived in the US for a long time) is an amazing person, happy to help with anything you need; she was waiting for me with a smile twice at the airport. The food was excellent. The décor is extremely pleasant, the bed was comfy. You will feel very welcome and relaxed here. I could go on…I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Addis.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Douglas D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Ras Tanura
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2013

Genet the owner made you feel like you were best friends house. She was warm, gracious, flexible and understanding. She gave us insight into local culture, where to shop and arranged transportation. Additionally her home cook meal was the best I had while in Eithiopia. There is not other place to stay! Such a beautiful and inexpensive alternative to chain hotels. Thank you!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank Robin C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Addis Ababa hotels
6.7 mi away
Ag Palace Hotel
Ag Palace Hotel
#13 of 118 in Addis Ababa
4.0 of 5 bubbles 128 reviews
7.2 mi away
Addissinia Hotel
Addissinia Hotel
#1 of 118 in Addis Ababa
4.5 of 5 bubbles 253 reviews
7.5 mi away
Caravan Hotel
Caravan Hotel
#6 of 118 in Addis Ababa
4.5 of 5 bubbles 218 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
9.1 mi away
Addis Regency Hotel
Addis Regency Hotel
#5 of 118 in Addis Ababa
4.5 of 5 bubbles 418 reviews
7.4 mi away
Hotel Lobelia
Hotel Lobelia
#10 of 118 in Addis Ababa
4.0 of 5 bubbles 81 reviews
7.6 mi away
Capital Hotel and Spa
Capital Hotel and Spa
#2 of 118 in Addis Ababa
4.5 of 5 bubbles 369 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Kefetew Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Kefetew Guest House

Property: Kefetew Guest House
Address: CMC Road | P.O. Box 888, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 215 B&Bs / Inns in Addis Ababa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At Kefetew Guest House what sets us apart from most other guest houses is that we take the ‘guest’ in our name seriously. You will be treated and feel like a truly special guest when you stay with us. Above and beyond our impeccably appointed premises, the soothing ambiance, and the full complement of amenities we make available to you, we will go out of our way to provide you with the personalized service that will meet each and all your wants and needs. You can relax in leisure after a busy day, work in a quiet and private environment, or mingle with our other special guests in our spacious and comfortable common area.Genet, the owner and operator, is always available to personally see to it that you are well cared for and to answer any questions you may have. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Agoda so you can book your Kefetew Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing