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Rafiki Backpackers

Uru Road, Moshi, Moshi, Tanzania


  • 100%Value For Money
  • 97%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

Property Information:

'Rafiki backpackers a true place for friends, that's why we named it rafiki, the swahili word for friend.

Our small backpackers offers 6 rooms from private to dorms.

We offer travellers everything that makes your heart jump: Hot showers, free wifi, laundry and breakfast; 24 hours security guard service, book swap, towel rental (7 USD, 2 USD rental and 5 USD deposit), common kitchen, living room to mingle with other travellers, watch dvds or play the guitar. Our front garden is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Opposite to rafiki backpackers you find a hidden gem, a bohemian bar, where you can enjoy local drinks, food and European league football. Local stores and fruit stalls are in walking distance.

Rafiki backpackers is also home to Viva Africa Tours, our tour operator, joining for day trips, safaris and mountain climbs was never so easy! We will be happy to show you the natural wonders of our magical country Tanzania.

Karibuni sana - We look forward to welcome you to our little rafiki family!'

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  • Latest Review

    The staff sets this hostel apart. They helped me track down my lost bag, took me out on my first night, booked me the best value Kili/safari package out of anyone I've talked to, drove me into town multiple times and were just generally awesome. The rooms are great and there is a fun restaurant/bar across the street. Solid complimentary breakfast in the morning. Free laundry. HIGHLY recommend this place for anyone looking to visit Moshi and/or climb Kilimanjaro.
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      Anonymous, USA, Male, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVD's
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Hostel Awards

  • 2015 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Tanzania
  • 2015 1st Country Winners Tanzania

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  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

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, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

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.

Rafiki Backpackers Located at Uru Road, Moshi, , Moshi.
Rafiki Backpackers
Moshi Uru Road, Moshi
96% 31
-3.3303065 37.3413276
Rafiki Backpackers
    Rooms available     Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 5 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 7 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite     Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom
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