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Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Cosy and safe – awarded “Best Hostel in Tanzania 2015 & 2016” (Hostelworld) – that’s Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse. The name rafiki means friend in Ki-Swahili and as such you shall feel from arrival to departure and beyond (if you wish!). Since February 2012, we welcome globetrotters, adventurers, mountain climbers and volunteers from all around the world in our petit 12 rooms budget accommodation in Moshi Tanzania. Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse provides rooms for any budget and any traveller: From mixed dormitory rooms (4 and 6) to private triple, double, twin and single rooms, we got you covered.
Located in the green, idyllic neighbourhood of Rau on the outskirts of Moshi, you can easily reach the town center within a 25 minutes walk or 5 minutes taxi drive. The choice is yours!

We offer free wi-fi and free pick-up service from the city center on arrival. Opposite to our place you can find the restaurant and bar Uhuru Museum, where you can eat a lot for little money and chat the night away (over a cold drink or two!) with fellow travellers. A backpackers’ favourites: Free breakfast (07:30 bis 10:00am) for the perfect start into your vacation day. The communal living room, with its sofas, TV / DVD, books exchange, computer corner and board games, invites you to linger and relax.

Other pay services are our airport transfer, towel rental and Kilimanjaro treks, safaris and day trips around Moshi. You can book the tours directly with your booking via email or at the front desk on arrival.
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Wed 22 Feb 2017 - Sat 25 Feb 2017 Change

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Latest Review

" This has to be the nicest hostel in Moshi. I stayed one day before my Kilimanjaro hike and one day after. They have just finished building a new facility and everything was great. No AC but they moved the wifi for me so it was stronger. Breakfast was great. Had my clothes washed and a couple of items were lost but then found. New building has a nice roof deck/hangout area. Great for your Kilimanjaro basecamp. "

- cgloede
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Facilities

  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free Parking Free WiFi

  • General

    Security Lockers Common Room Bicycle Parking BBQ Book Exchange Hot Showers Self-Catering Facilities Outdoor Terrace Ceiling Fan Steam Room

  • Services

    Laundry Facilities Airport Transfers Towels for hire Luggage Storage Tours/Travel Desk Currency Exchange 24 Hour Security Housekeeping

  • Food & Drink

    Bar Meals Available Mini-Supermarket Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

  • Entertainment

    DVD's

Policies

Policies

Credit Cards Not Accepted No Curfew Taxes Included

Things to Note

Check-in: 2pm. Check-out: 10am.
Late Check-out: 1:30pm (5 USD extra, please book in advance)
We have a 72hr cancellation policy.
Payment is due upon arrival in cash only, please.
Taxes are included.

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay


Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

Awards

  • 2016 1st, Country Winners Tanzania
  • 2015 1st, Country Winners Tanzania
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