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Lucy Guest House(B&B)

Cameroon St, Addis Ababa 1251 Ethiopia
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#153 of 328 B&Bs / Inns in Addis Ababa

Finding an ideal budget friendly guest house in Addis Ababa does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Lucy Guest House(B&B), a nice option for travellers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Lucy Guest House(B&B) offer a flat screen TV, a sofa, and a seating area.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including 24 hour front desk, room service, and a sun terrace. Guests of Lucy Guest House(B&B) are also welcome to enjoy free breakfast, located on site. For travellers arriving by car, free parking is available.

While staying at Lucy Guest House(B&B), visitors can check out Medhane Alem Cathedral (0.1 mi) and Meskel Square (2.3 mi), some of Addis Ababa's top attractions.

If you like seafood restaurants, Lucy Guest House(B&B) is conveniently located near Urban House Cafeteria and Restaurant.

Lucy Guest House(B&B) puts the best of Addis Ababa at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Secured parking
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Shared kitchen
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room service
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Room types
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Ankit G wrote a review Mar 2020
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hey guys, think 100 times before booking this guest house, there is no proper management , Every morning there is water crisis, no matter if you get stuck in washroom for more than an hour the hotel staff is least cared about. Infact instead of solving problem they will laugh on your struggles. Rooms are smelly and dirty. In the night cats will keep on jumping on your roof and will make lots of noise. There are many other hotel in addis providing very good service within same budget. Dont get into their trap.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Please visit property before giving them advance.
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Thomas L wrote a review Feb 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom29 contributions2 helpful votes
This guesthouse isn't luxurious and needs some renovation but for a night or two it is perfect. not too far from the airport and fairly clean, it is ideal for someone arriving in Ethiopia. There is internet access, though this is slow and intermittent. They also provide an airport pickup at an additional cost, which is good as it means you dont wander aimlessly around. The staff are friendly and helpful and the breakfast is very nice. Amazing coffee! Would definately recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2018
Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Need to ask for airport pick up
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Kiara_Resa wrote a review Jan 2018
Malmö, Sweden36 contributions29 helpful votes
I will start with the positive: the staff are lovely and friendly and I am sure they truly try their best. However this guesthouse is a joke for the money they ask for a room. We stayed in Dec 2017 and the rooms were freezing (windows and doors don't close properly, very old conditions), the beds and rooms smelt damp and the showers were malfunctional, spraying water all over the place. I would be ok with all these things if the room as 20$ a night, but they charged us over 60$ a night for one double room (10$ extra for arriving earlier than check-in time) and over 75$ a night for a room with two beds! The breakfast was also quite poor, and of course no functioning wifi. Also, they charged us 15$ for an airport shuttle service that most hotels in Addis offer for free. For a similar price for a room in Addis you can get very confortable, high-end hotels with buffet breakfasts and new, confortable beds. I would definitively not recommend Lucy Guesthouse for your stay in Addis - look for a different place!
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Date of stay: December 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
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PETER N wrote a review Jan 2018
28 contributions40 helpful votes
I used Lucy as a base for my 3 week Ethiopian adventure to the south and north , as well as Addis itself. I found both staff and management very helpful/ obliging, WITH NO HARD SELL, a rariety in Africa. As an experienced adventure traveller ( just completed 6 months INDIA OCEAN IN October 17 ) i found Lucy guesthouse relaxing in the hustle / bustle of Addis. Ethiopia ,is the start of another 6 month adventure to MIDDLE EAST / MEDITERRANEAN , thanks LUCY .
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Date of stay: January 2018
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Maureen M wrote a review Sep 2017
Portland, OR8 contributions1 helpful vote
Upon the advice of an American friend, I stayed at the Lucy Guest House and I'm so glad that I did. The location is convenient to both the airport (it only took 10 minutes in a very crowded city) and Tomoca Coffee. There are also a number of terrific restaurants, shops, and ATMs within walking distance. The room was modest, but it was very clean. The surroundings felt secure and, despite the proximity to the airport & services, it was quiet at night. Wi-fi was available whenever I was in my room. Most important, the staff were gracious, friendly, and truly hospitable. I will definitely return on my next trip to Addis.
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Date of stay: August 2017
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Trip type: Travelled solo
US$25 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
EthiopiaAddis Ababa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lucy Guest House(B&B)
Which popular attractions are close to Lucy Guest House(B&B)?
Nearby attractions include Salem's Ethiopia (0.1 km), Medhane Alem Cathedral (0.2 km), and Jams Addis (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lucy Guest House(B&B)?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Lucy Guest House(B&B)?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a seating area, and a sofa.
What food & drink options are available at Lucy Guest House(B&B)?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Lucy Guest House(B&B)?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lucy Guest House(B&B)?
Conveniently located restaurants include Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food, Dok Restaurant, and avanti italya restaurant.
Does Lucy Guest House(B&B) have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Lucy Guest House(B&B) offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Lucy Guest House(B&B)?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Lucy Guest House(B&B)?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Unity Park (4.7 km), Meskel Square (3.7 km), and Meyazia 27 Square Monument (5.3 km).