Kefetew Guest House

A warm and welcoming place to stay during your visit to Addis Ababa

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About Us

Owner and Proprietress, Kefetew Guest House

Born into a large Ethiopian family, Genet grew up in the capital city of Addis Ababa during some of the best and most difficult of times in her country’s recent history. Her love of adventure sent her around the world, and now has brought her home, where she is embarking on her next journey--Kefetew Guest House. Leaving Addis Ababa during her school years, Genet traveled to America. She earned a business degree and built years of experience in banking, insurance and international business. Settling in the San Francisco Bay Area, Genet also actively participated in the development of her community and its youth. Inspired by coastal California living, Genet found many opportunities to cultivate her creative calling. Over several decades, she honed culinary skills, developed her design aesthetic and shaped a multi-cultural style of hospitality. Upon returning home, Genet’s professional life in Ethiopia involves building cross-cultural global teams. She develops and deploys training technologies that help people bridge cultural gaps, value diversity and improve cross-cultural communication. Human resource expertise and her belief in the power of teamwork ensure that Genet’s clients find solutions that maximize their human capital. Kefetew Guest House in Addis Ababa embodies Genet’s achievements, interests and aspirations. With construction completed and furnishings in place, Genet and staff look forward to your arrival. Together they will help facilitate a relaxing and productive – maybe even an Ethiopian adventure! Always looking ahead, Genet is excited about our young people. Working with organizations in Northern California, Genet helps connect young Americans and Ethiopians with goal of building healthy cross-cultural alliances in education, health, sports and the arts. The next time you see her, please ask about these exciting projects!


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Kefetew Guest House

ContactSmall Genet Kefetew
PhoneSmall(From Ethiopia) : 0913 11 49 56
(From Other Countries)
: +251 913 11 49 56
google pinSmall  CMC Road, Around St. Michael Church, 50 meters from UN office. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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