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 15 hostels in Ethiopia.

These are the 15 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Ethiopia.

1
Stay Easy

91 /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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Manuhie Backpackers Lodge

89 /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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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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Atelefugne

86 /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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Red Rock Lalibela Hotel

81 /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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6
Hostel Ethiopia

81 /100

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Hostel Ethiopia

We are a German/American-Ethiopian couple running the first hostel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ever. Having previous experience of many years in the same field in Budapest, Hungary, we have decided to make backpacking and travelling in and through Ethiopia as convenient as possible for those who wish...
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Keba Guest House

80 /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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8
Cot Addis

74 /100

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Cot Addis

A huge terrace is available where you can soak in the fresh air of Addis. Our Cot Addis also has a free wi-fi and hot shower 24/7. There is a laundry service in our whistle. Relax in the living room/TV lounge. We also have a communal kitchen for you to use. The building we are on houses a bank an...
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9
Mekuria Pension/Guesthouse

69 /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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10
Tam

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Tam's Cozy Home

Tam's Cozy Home is a cozy guesthouse which features Wi-Fi throughout the property as well as other modern amenities. We have a great knowledge of the city and also a vast experience in the hospitality business, so we capitalize both aspects to bring the best of our location and facilities to our gue...
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Ark Hotel

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Ark Hotel

Ark Hotel is an aspiring new hotel located in very close proximity within 3-5 minutes drive from Bole international Airport and well connected to the central part of Addis Ababa. Our hotel is dedicated to provide its customers high quality comfort, best service and excellent cuisine. The restaurants...
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12
Family Cozy Bed and Breakfast

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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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AfroAddis Hotel Apartment

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AfroAddis Hotel Apartment

We would like to extend to you our sincere and warm welcome to AfroAddis Hotel Apartment - your second home! AfroAddis Hotel Apartment is a recent addition to the few boutique but elegant hotels in Addis Ababa. Contemporary and cozy in its design concept, the hotel offers a range of comfortable acc...
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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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Zan-Seyoum Hotel Lalibela

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Zan-Seyoum Hotel Lalibela

Zan-Seyoum Hotel Lalibela is up to the standard of the needs of present day traveling public and fulfills most of the needs of clients that stay at the hotel. Be it holiday, business or visiting Families and Friends for the traveling public, we would like to inform you that the hotel suits the needs...
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