The 12 Best Airbnbs In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

August 19, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Addis Ababa, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Addis Ababa and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Luxury At Its Finest

3 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1.5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $480 per night, airbnb.com

Featuring two bedrooms and plenty of open areas, your small family will enjoy this modern apartment situated in close proximity to Bole International Airport. There are conveniences and local eateries within quick 10-minute walks, so that you don't go dry when there's no need to!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Bole midtown Luxury guest house with the best accommodations and style, Its located in the middle of the city's hub, on the 5th floor, 24/7 driver and easy walking distance cafe, shops, malls.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Air conditioning | Iron | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Hangars | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Elevator | Kitchen | Hot tub

#2 Spacious Home For Families Or Groups

10 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

A large, spacious six-bedroom house that will give you the true taste of Addis Ababa. It is conveniently located near all major shops, dining, and transportation, ideal locality for large families or groups to base their Ethiopian expeditions from.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“It boasts 6 bedrooms, small garden with a 🐢, terrace and balconies, parking area. Ethiopia's biggest supermarket chain, Shoa Supermarket, pizzeria and cafe, bakery, convenience store, fruit and vegetable store, small bar, dry cleaning company, confectionery store are all only 2 minutes walk for the house.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Washer | Iron | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Hot water | High chair | Bathtub | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“Very spacious house with plenty of beds and wifi. Walking distance to supermarket and cafe.” – Sofonyas
“Lovely house and owners very friendly and efficient in dealing with any issues that came up. There is a live in lady with her own separate living quarters who looks after the cleaning and any washing needed subject to availability of water.” – Margaret
“The house was a wonderful home base for our family if 8 while in Addis Ababa. The owners were very responsive to any needs.” – John
“If you are after a house for a few people, this place is for you. It’s location is suitable for local shops, transport, and very easy to find, in terms of landmark the court is your best option.” – Eski
“This is a spacious place, with a kind host. Close to shops and full of Ethiopian flavor!” – Christopher Ariel

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#3 3-Bedroom Apartment Near UN Offices

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $85 per night, airbnb.com

Avail the work-friendly environment and get things done at a well-decorated, well-lit 3-bedroom that is suited to travellers who mean business. You'll be within quick reach of UN offices, NGOs, and major businesses in Addis Ababa, with a spacious enough place to allow everyone their personal space.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“My space is located in the heart of the city, Kazanchis area. Its 10 minutes drive from the airport. very close to most of the attractions. Intercontinental, Radisson, Hilton, Jupitor Hotels are located in a walking distance. Transport is right on the main street.”

Amenities

Wifi | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | First aid kit | Bathtub | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Iron | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“Large, well furnished and equipped apartment very close to UNECA. The kitchen is well equipped. Kiky is a super helpful host and provided lots of helpful information. Would recommend this place if you need somewhere to stay for a few days..” – Linda
“Kiki's apartment is close to the UN Conference Centre, major hotels, Palace and several museums. A great base to explore Addis from, or for business travellers attending conferences. Thanks for a great stay.” – Laura

#4 Dimitri Apartments

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa

With modern, spacious rooms featuring ensuite bathrooms, this Airbnb situated in an upscale locality of Addis Ababa is fit for the whole family. The outer courtyard features a marbled floor with a variety of plants and shrubs for a cool, spacious feel. Get great city views from the cozy shared rooftop terrace featuring soft-linen sofas and a classy wood-plank ceiling.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“An independent apartment with three bedrooms, each with en suite private bathroom. A kitchenette, sitting area and balcony complete this apartment, located inside of a new building in a quiet residential area of Addis Ababa. The apartment occupies the whole floor.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Essentials | High chair | Room-darkening shades | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Cooking basics | Dishes and silverware

Guest Reviews

“We didn’t get to meet Senait because of the time that we arrived. However, she made sure that our check in process went smoothly and that we had all we needed for our stay.” – Shon
“Thank you Senait! our family enjoyed staying at your beautiful home in Addis Ababa. We especially appreciate your kindness.” – Bellb
“Senait was a lovely host, and the property itself was clean and homely. Highly recommended.” – Atish
“This is a beautiful new modern apartment on a hill overlooking the city of Addis Ababa. The views from the balcony are spectacular. The area is quite safe as it is behind Embassy row.” – James

#5 Villa Ayat – Quiet And Attractive Garden Villa

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

Looking for a perfect stay where you can finish up some office work in peace and seclusion? Or are you looking for a long term stay in a quiet suburb of Addis for the whole family? We've got you covered in any case. This pleasant villa has all the amenities you'll require to make your stay comfortable, topped by a soothing garden to grasp the fresh air.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Perfect for families and travellers loving to retreat into a quiet setting after a busy day. Situated in the suburbs of Addis with 20 min taxi ride to the center of town. Located at Ayat, end of train station. Free Wifi. Back up generator and water tanker”

Amenities

Wifi | Heating | Dryer | TV | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Iron | Free parking on premises | Hangars | Kitchen | Bathtub

#6 Villa In Armenian Quarter With Lush Garden

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

Featuring a comfy double bed and plenty of sunshine, this Airbnb comes with free Wi-Fi and on-site parking, spacious common areas, and a cool green garden. A must book for the solo traveller or for couples looking for an escape from the congested streets of the city centre.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“For anyone who wants a green, quiet and artistic place to stay, we offer to share a villa that is centrally located in the beautiful Armenian quarter. You can easily walk down the famous historical 40 steps to Piazza or walk up to the National Museum and Addis Ababa University.”

Amenities

Wifi | BBQ grill | Essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Iron | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Bathtub | Private entrance | Heating | Lock on bedroom door

Guest Reviews

“Geke and Tamrat are wonderful, welcoming hosts! During my stay they invited me to dinner and to join them in experiencing Meskel, an Ethiopian holiday that commemorates the finding of the true cross.” – Matthew
“Geke and her housemates were so welcoming and friendly. They involved us in activities and gave us lots of suggestions of things to do in the city.” – Natasha
“Staying at Geke and family’s has been my best Airbnb experience so far. The house is a beautiful oasis perfectly situated behind Piazza where you’ll find anything you may need within walking distance.” – Hiba
“Great stay!! Geke and her friends have been very friendly, flexible and gave me very good advises during my stay in Addis Ababa :)” – Chatou
“Geke and her husband and her roommates are very warm people. They took me to this local dance event and I had plenty of fun.” – Abe

#7 Rustic & Stylish Home 5 Minutes To AU Commission

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1.5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

With a traditional wooden bed, plenty of outdoor spaces to relax, and a newly-furnished kitchen, couples or solo travellers are sure to enjoy this Airbnb. Located in the old local area called Bulgaria, you'll be close to all major hot spots Addis has to offer.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Feel like Home in our newly renovated and beautiful residence “Maison Panafricaine”, located in the Heart of AA. Our spacious 150 sqm outdoor veranda and garden is the perfect place to escape the busy streets of the capital and to find some peace of mind.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Essentials | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Oven | Stove | Dishes and silverware

Guest Reviews

“Weyni's place was comfortable enough that we came back to stay again! Just as good as the first stay.” – Steven
“Amazing hospitality, great personality and lots of guide and fun. I had an awesome time.” – Filly
“Weyni's place is a real oasis. The room was spacious and comfortable. Everyone who looks after the place is lovely and it feels safe. I can highly recommend it.” – Nils
“Weyni and her family are warm and welcoming, the place is clean and secure and as an added bonus this is a great place to connect with other travelers.” – Kelly
“Weyni is a brilliant host! She has an open heart, a brilliant family and a lovely home. There is no better place to stay while in Addis.” – Adeyemi

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#8 Chilallo Cozy And Spacious Apartments

3 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa

A cozy, two-bedroom apartment that can accommodate a family or group of up to four colleagues. It is close to the airport, and within walking distance to the central city train, making it an attractive Airbnb if you'll be on the move during your time in Addis Ababa.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Chilallo Serviced apart is located 10 minutes from the international airport. It is quite spacious and polished. Located in a residential area and offers high security, comfort, WIFI , free laundary and a parking space. Lounge, Coffee shops & restaurants near by.”

Amenities

Wifi | Heating | Dryer | TV | Washer | Hot water | Iron | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Baby monitor | Bathtub | Baby bath

Guest Reviews

“Very clean, spacious, comfortable. Good location.” – Thomas
“Dove, the receptionist, was really helpful and went out of her way for us. There is a cute cafe on top of the building. Location is good.” – Lotte
“The apartment is fully furnished, located in the city center. In good proximity to bars, night clubs, restaurants, and grocery shops.” – Godson
“Excellent location, excellent apartment, excellent amenities, excellent people. The location is in the city center, close to many sights. The apartment is first class.” – James
“Better than any hotel I’ve booked, spacious too” – Hassan

#9 Spacious 2-Bedroom Apartment Near Airport

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

A roomy apartment for the whole family or for two couples, it is situated in a quiet location very close to the international airport, and near the Peacock Park, with lots of shopping places and restaurants nearby. The place is clean, well-stocked and very secure and decent for long-term stays.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Family-friendly, 2BR stand-alone unit in centrally located neighbourhood near Peacock Park and the airport. Guests will have the entire 2 BR apartment to themselves, and are welcome to enjoy the compound as well.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Washer | Oven | Essentials | Hot water |Kitchen | Iron | Laptop-friendly workspace | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Private entrance

Guest Reviews

“Large apartment as shown in the photos. Full equipped kitchen with everything you needed. The washing machine is in good condition and easy to use.” – Isabel
“The apartment is spacious, clean and comfortable with a well-stocked kitchen, hot water and decent WiFi. I highly recommend this listing. It's a great value and a much better option than staying at one of Addis Ababa's dismal mid-range hotels.” – Steve
“The apartment is equipped with a full kitchen, extra parking spot if you have a car, and the house guard / manager Negatu is friendly and speaks pretty decent English. Highly recommended if you're looking for a place to stay in Bole!” – Evan
“My stay was good, the location is great. We was treated like family from the host.” – Martino
“Candace and Mike are nice people, the place is very clean and a good starting point to discover the city. Strongly recommended!” – Jonathan

#10 Our Cozy Home

2 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa

This cozy condo for a couple or small family features two bedrooms, with a king bed and a queen bed, and has a very home-away-from-home charm. You'll have the kitchen to prep chic meals, and a great variety of cafes and local cuisine restaurants nearby to choose from.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Nice 2 bedroom condo in beautiful bright house in the city center located at the heart of Arat Killo in front of Brihan ena Selam publishing. The balcony can be access from the living area which can quietly view the National palace and the main street to Sheraton and Hilton Addis hotels and Piazza.”

Amenities

TV | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Paid parking on premises | Kitchen | Cooking basics | Stove | Refrigerator | Dishes and silverware

Guest Reviews

“A two-bedroom apartment with a fully equipped kitchen and a living room with a couch and some chairs to chill out. Close to a nice café/pastry shop and foodstores and restaurants.” – Pavel
“Netsy's airbnb is a very cosy and nice place. I would recommend it anytime.” – Jasmin
“Quiet clean flat in a well read and lively Addis neighbourhood. Very helpful host family. Proper kitchen and local ingredients to hand from local shops.” – Michael
“I've stayed in Netsy's appartment for 10 days this november. With 2 bedrooms, a complete kitchen, bathroom with (hot)shower, a livingroom and balcony you should have everything you need for a convenient stay.” – Renato
“The crucial thing about Netsy's place is the location. It is in the heart of the city, within walking distance from Piassa, Arat Kilo and Siddist Kilo – friendly areas where you can experience Ethiopian daily life and enjoy the local sights.” – Staffan

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#11 Sunshine Bolé Beshalé Apartments

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

A clean, spacious apartment with plenty of room for large families, this Airbnb is a 5-minute ride from the Light Rail train station and close to most attractions. You'll be in a calm, secure neighbourhood, with plenty of avenues for leisure and relaxation.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Ideal for families and up to 3 couples. Located on the 1st floor of an apartment in the beautiful, quiet neighborhood of Sunshine Beshalé estates, our 3 bedroom flat boasts 165m² of space, abundant natural light and ventilation.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Washer | Cable TV | Hot water | Ethernet connection | Iron | Essentials | Bathtub | Free parking on premises | Free street parking

Guest Reviews

“This is a great place to stay in Addis Abeba and great host to have. The apartment is spacious and comfortable. I would highly recommend it and Aydu and Reaza was helpful and handsome.” – Alain
“If I could, I would give Aydu’s home 5 Diamonds review! WOW, where do I start: 1) The home is absolutely BEAUTIFUL, spacious, and very comfortable!” – Tizita
“Aydu's place is very clean and friendly Its very convenient for people who want to be in cmc and Hayat area” – Fikre
“Place was nice and clean. Host which lives abroad was very nice and helpful, we didn't get to meet him but he was very efficient in getting back to us on chat.” – Nadine
“A very beautiful apartment, spacious, clean ,, The rooms are big ,,,, The residential area is very safe … The cleaner is fun and respectful. Sister Mazza all love and appreciation ,,, She loves helping in everything …” – Khalid Emam

#12 Your New Home Away From Home

7 Guests | 7 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

Be in the heart of Addis in this beautifully-furnished city-centre villa featuring sleeping quarters for seven and polished wood flooring. Featuring delicious breakfast with outdoor seating, a swimming pool, and an indoor fireplace, it's the perfect stay for large families in Addis Ababa.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Located at the center of Addis ababa, our fully furnished House represents beauty and elegance of Ethiopia. Our Furnished ahouse is 2 km from the Airport and walking distance from renowned Restaurants,Malls, and recreation centers.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Indoor fireplace | Private entrance | Pool | Long-term stays allowed | Hangers