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Onsea House Country Inn & Guest Cottage

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2013

My wife and I recently spent a couple of nights in Onsea House, before -in between -and after safari and climbing activities. We travelled a lot in Africa but never had this experience before. Thank you Griet for your soft, welcoming nature and thank you to all the staff who made our stop-overs unforgettable. The scenery is fabulous, the food...

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Reviewed 1 August 2013

Really welcoming hotel - we only stayed one night but the staff were excellent. Our room and bathroom were gorgeous. Lovely big bed. The restaurant was fantastic and we would not hesitate to recommend the hotel and food to anyone. We booked via Nick from Tanzania Specialists and he was amazing, booking us fabulous accomodation for our safari's and Zanzibar...

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singapore
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Onsea House was the last stop in our 12-day trip in Serengeti. It was touted (by guests I think) as a luxury lodge in Arusha. Having not seen what the other lodges/hotels were like in the city, we can only judge it on its own merit. Top of the main things going for it was the food! Our package included...

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Tel Aviv
Reviewed 18 July 2013

My wife & I stayed here before and after our hike up Kilimanjaro. We enjoyed our stay very much. The rooms were clean and spacious, the staff helpful, and the food was absolutely amazing. Many others have written about the chef when reviewing this hotel, so I don't feel the need to repeat what has been written previously, other than...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We only stayed at the Onsea House for 1 night, our last night, and it was a great experience. It's a fantastic place to relax, enjoy the food and peace and quiet. - wonderfull surrounding, you're outside of Arusha (not in the city center) - excellent food - beautifull room decor - small, cosy and domestic - luxurious (!) It's...

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Virginia
Reviewed 16 June 2013

After that very long travel time to Arusha, what an oasis ! It is very visually apealing, and so quiet, comfortable, it feels like a special hideaway. The whole place is beautifully designed, down to the smallest details. We were told that much of the furniture is made locally to owner Derek's design and specification. Our room was very clean,...

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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Reviewed 3 June 2013

my partner and i had the pleasure of spending this past weekend at Machweo Wellness Retreat, as we were in Arusha for the Karibu Fair. we experienced 1st rate service and hospitality; personal yet unobtrusive. the accommodation is superb, a stylish tranquil haven just removed from Arusha’s hustle and bustle. we dined every evening at the fine dining restaurant run...

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singapore
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We were the only two guests staying at the Machweo lodges. Lunch was meant to be Ravioli but we just got the contents of the Ravioli without the pasta, I think the home made pasta envelopes had been over boiled and had disintegrated, upon showing the owner on my Ipad Ravioli I was informed that the images represented industrial Ravioli!,...

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Tananarive, Antananarivo, Madagascar
Reviewed 4 April 2013

The house is so posh and relaxing, online bookings are fast, responses from front desk is fast. the hotel is located outside but near the town under cool environments. you can see mount meru. spa services are glamorous. Nice place for retreat due to quieter environments

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Dirk was incredibly helpful and planned out a safari for us with recommendations of where to stay even. We couldn't have asked for a better trip to the Ngorongoro crater. It's so hard planning trips when you don't know anything about the area and Dirk was a godsent! Wish we could have spent more time at Onsea enjoying the grounds...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Onsea House Country Inn & Guest Cottage is voted the best luxury bed and breakfast in Arusha and recommended by several experts as only boutique hotel and hip hideaway in the Arusha/Kilimanjaro region. Enjoy greater comfort and better food than any other guesthouse or restaurant, with more personalized service than in a hotel and more privacy than a lodge resort. Onsea House can be your home base for safaris across northern Tanzania. Machweo Wellness Retreat & Fine Dining offers the guests since September 2011 in total 9 extra spacious rooms, a second swimming pool with sauna and steam bath and a beautiful patio terrace to enjoy a tasty lunch or a candlelight dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Onsea House Country Inn & Guest Cottage

Address: Baraa Road | Moivaro, Moshono Village, Arusha 1259, Tanzania (Formerly Onsea House & Machweo Retreat)
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: RM757 - RM1,414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Onsea House Country Inn & Guest Cottage Hotel Arusha
Onsea House Country Inn And Guest Cottage
Country Inn Arusha
Arusha Country Inn
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