Best Places for Backpackers in Ethiopia.

Enjoy backpacking around Ethiopia without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Ethiopia.

Top 16 hostels in Ethiopia.

These are the 16 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Ethiopia.

1
Family Cozy Bed and Breakfast

97 /100

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Family Cozy Bed and Breakfast

Family Cozy Bed and Breakfast offers clean and friendly accommodation close to the centre of Addis Ababa, within easy reach of restaurants and other amenities. We are just 10 minutes away from Addis Ababa Airport. We have 11 spacious and comfortable guest rooms. One room has its own en-suite bath...
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2
Mekuria Pension/Guesthouse

90 /100

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Mekuria Pension/Guesthouse

Nice quiet and green area of the town, clean rooms, and only 5-10 minutes walk from the centre of Jinka. Mekuria Pension/Guesthouse has a bar serving cold beer and soft drinks. There is also a TV situated in the outside seating next to the bar. The owner is from Jinka but has spent 18 years in the U...
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3
Hey Addis Hostel

86 /100

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Hey Addis Hostel

Hey Addis Hostel is ideal for anyone who wants to better work, travel, volunteering, enjoy and relax the capital city Addis Abeba. The hostel boasts a fantastic location, surrounded by basic and great spots of the city. Hey Addis Hostel is in the quiet area near to the Megenagna square, 5 minutes...
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4
MM Cozy Place mid-range Guest House

84 /100

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MM Cozy Place mid-range Guest House

You have found Mr. Martins Cozy Place, one of the top rated and the most recommend budget accommodations in Addis Ababa. It is not a coincidence that we are preferred by travelers from around the world,as we are located only 3.2km from Bole International Airport and our neighborhood is the most happ...
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5
Manuhie Backpackers Lodge

82 /100

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Manuhie Backpackers Lodge

Manuhie Backpackers Lodge near lake Tana the largest lake in Ethiopia and 0.3 km from the city center. Our place is the best one for Backpacker travelers and guests that want to have simple and comfortable accommodation. Within the garden of our compound we have a Coffee tree, Guava tree and a Ma...
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6
Cot Addis Hostel

78 /100

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Cot Addis Hostel

Our Hostel delivers affordable and neat rooms with a communal kitchen and lounge area. We try to bring a 'Hostel' environment to our rooms and thus have not put TVs inside our rooms. We are also excited to introduce our first proper dorm rooms which makes us special from any place in Addis. Ther...
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7
Stay Easy

77 /100

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Stay Easy

Your search for quality, reasonable price and comfortable accommodation in Addis Ababa ends up with us. You will be served with generous portions of breakfast made with the best of ingredients cooked hygienically. At Stay Easy focuses in providing the best of Ethiopian Hospitality. We at The Sta...
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8
Atelefugne

74 /100

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Atelefugne

Established since 1963, Atelefugne is simply Antique & Affordable! Atelefugne is located in Kera, Bulgaria Area exactly across from Dashen Bank. It has a fair sized bar, a traditional restaurant, a terrace and 25 rooms. It's location is industrial but a walking distance from the African Union Hea...
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9
Red Rock Lalibela Hotel

71 /100

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Red Rock Lalibela Hotel

Red Rock Lalibela Hotel has a great location only 10 minutes by foot from the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. All our rooms have en-suite bathroom and many rooms have a balcony. You can enjoy your meals in our street-side cafe or terraced garden. Free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby, garden and in s...
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10
Keba Guest House

66 /100

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Keba Guest House

Keba Guest House is a family owen B&B located at very quiet and safe area close to the British Embassy Addis Ababa. We offer clean and friendly accommodation close to the center of Addis Ababa, within 10 minutes drive from Bole International Airport. We offer; free airport pickup service, free Wi-...
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11
Delano Hotel

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Delano Hotel

Delano Hotel, Bahir Dar is a luxurious hotel with outstanding location in the heart of the town, Bahir Dar to serve you much better. Our property is located in front of the New Stadium adjacent to Meskel Square. A guest room at Delano Hotel, Bahir Dar is among the towns largest, designed to ensure y...
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12
Dib Anbessa Hotel

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Dib Anbessa Hotel

Dib Anbessa Hotel is established in 1989 E.C/1996 G.C at the center of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. We offer restaurant, bar, and room services to our local and overseas customers. We also provide rental services to meetings, wedding and other social and organizational events. Bahir Dar, Ethiopia is sit...
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13
Home Town Addis Hotel

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Home Town Addis Hotel

Home Town Addis Hotel has twenty-four rooms and they are furnished with international, hotel suite, and exquisite furniture providing a homely feel whilst equipped with all modern amenities such as a satellite television, room safe and in room refrigerator. Offering comfort for both local and intern...
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14
Guzara Hotel Addis

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Guzara Hotel Addis

Guzara hotel offers comfortable accommodation set in modern style. The hotel is located in a quiet neighborhood. We have given the name after a historic castle built in the 14th century, located on the Northeast shore of Lake Tana. Guzara hotel is a welcoming hotel providing well being and relaxatio...
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15
Melala Addis Bed and Breakfast

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Melala Addis Bed and Breakfast

Melala Addis Bed and Breakfast is a niche guesthouse that offers comfy and practical accommodation. We have a vast experience in the hospitality sector as well as a great knowledge of the city, elements that we do capitalize and take advantage of to bring the very best possible experience to our gue...
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Addis Amba Hotel

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Addis Amba Hotel

Addis Amba Hotel is located in the beautiful City of Bahir Dar Ethiopia to serve you better. It is our mission to be the best and preferred hotel by consistently striving for daily improvements in all areas of our service. Our largest property is located at Kebele 17 the road to Bahir Dar Univers...
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