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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Ujamaa Hostel is for volunteers and travellers and is located in Arusha, Tanzania. We provide fun, safe, affordable accommodation where you can meet like-minded people, check out the Tanzanian culture and spend time volunteering in the local community if you want to. We welcome...
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Njiro Block A, Plot 24, Arusha 1661, Tanzania
5.2 km to Arusha Airport
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I genuinely loved staying at Ujamaa Hostel! The rooms are always so clean, the food is great and the staff are so friendly and helpful!! They really go out of their way to make you feel comfortable and welcome and part of the Ujamaa family....More

Thank Joanne B
Response from Gasper M, Owner at Ujamaa HostelResponded 27 February 2018

We miss you and had really good experience with you and you made us and people at the project like family and we really appreciate that. Katibu tena and this is your 🏡

Reviewed 19 December 2017

i stayed at ujamaa for four months and i genuinely had the best time! i made friends and memories for a lifetime and i wouldn't want to ever miss them again. i volunteered at a great school where every day was an adventure and taught...More

1  Thank mariecharlottesc2017
Response from Gasper M, Owner at Ujamaa HostelResponded 27 February 2018

We have good memories of you and you made it seem so fun and comfortable for everyone who was around you. Thank your for the review but mostrly for being you ☺️

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

I stayed at Ujamma hostel for 3 weeks, as a solo traveller to volunteer at one of the projects. I will start off by saying the cleanliness of the hostel is very good, along with the food. However my entire experience was completely ruined by...More

10  Thank Emily F
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Only stayed 3 nights here but wished it had been longer! Amazing place with friendly people, great food and clean, comfortable rooms. The hosts are also very helpful in organising local trips/ taxis/ helping navigate the dalladallas which all makes the stay more enjoyable! Hopefully...More

1  Thank Esther C
Response from Gasper M, Owner at Ujamaa HostelResponded 27 February 2018

Esther, asa ten for the best review and for choosing to stay with Ujamaa when in Arusha.hou are always welcome to stay with us anytime rafiki 🔑

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I'm so thankful I went to ujamaa hostel! The review in LP was great but the hostel was even better. Amazing nutritious dinners are included and the hostel has a strong family vibe and presence. There are lots of interesting volunteers to befriend and it's...More

Thank Lauren D
Response from Gasper M, Owner at Ujamaa HostelResponded 27 February 2018

Lauren, people come and go but you were not just people to us. You were and will always be Ujamaa family member. Thank you for everything and for the vest review rafiki yetu.😛😊

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$39 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$39 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (32)
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"All the rooms are pretty much the same - bunk beds and a wardrobe"
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"All rooms are great!"
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"If you prefer privace, get the private double room."
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"All rooms holds good standard, the double room is probably better for couples."
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