We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tumaini Cottage

179 reviews
Save
Traveller (71)
Room & Suite (27)
Dining (18)
Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fresh juice”(9 reviews)
“duma explorer”(3 reviews)
“mango trees”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (179)Write a Review
Filter reviews
154 results
Traveller rating
118
33
3
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
118
33
3
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfresh juiceduma explorermango treesrelaxing place to stayfantastic hostsown gardentanzanian coffeehome away from homeday safariwifi worked welllocal cuisinerooms are cleanthe main roadan oasishot showerwould definitely stay here againplenty of hot water
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 154 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good start to our safari in Tanzania. The room is comfortable and clean with hot showers. Andy is a wonderful host and will ensure all your needs are catered for. The evening meal in the restaurant was excellent. Very good value for money.

Thank 179jessie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Andy, Lillian and family/staff were so welcoming upon our arrival to Tumaini Cottage. We traveled as a somewhat rambunctious group of six friends who came to climb Kilimanjaro and go on safari. The Tumaini team quickly became like family and helped us logistically very much...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This was the final night of our safari adventure in Tanzania and none of the three adults in our group slept comfortably. There were two main issues, the first being that the mattresses are thin foam mattresses and the second being that the mosquito nets...More

Thank KICSTUI
Response from Tumaini C, Owner at Tumaini CottageResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks again for taking a moment to review our Tumaini Cottage Arusha accommodation. We are excited that you enjoyed how we always keep the property looking clean and inviting and that our bathroom supplied plenty of hot water and the water pressure was very good...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for a night on arrival In Tanzania before our climb. Friendly and helpful with a smile. Fresh fruits from garden and fresh juices. We paid extra for dinner which was hot and well cooked -chicken curry and rice. Amazing . We will...More

Thank well_travelled079
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had an incredible experience at Tumaini! Andy was a wonderful host, ready with fresh juice when we arrived and happy to help with everything we needed (storing luggage, airport pickup/dropoff). The rooms were spotless and there was plenty of hot water, which made all...More

Thank SdS277
View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345631
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (71)
Room & Suite (27)
Dining (18)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
well_travelled079
12 April 2017|
Answer
Response from afriCATreks | Reviewed this property |
Unable to answer this one.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"All rooms are the same and away from traffic"
Read review
"There's no elevator, so if you don't like stairs ask for a ground floor room"
Read review
"Rooms closer to the main area have better wifi connection."
Read review
"You can confidentially come and we stayed in the bottom floor rooms that were safe and secure."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing