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Ujamaa Hostel Reviews

PO Box 16613, Arusha, Tanzania

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48 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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The hostel is close to a shopping mall with a supermarket and restaurants and you can get to town on the Dala Dala's easily. Its a friendly hostel, where lot of people are volunteering in the local area but I was there for a short stay only. There's a lovely garden where you can relax with the resident pet dogs and tortoise. The facilities are pretty good for the price you pay.


I think that the business here is volunteering. the rest of the guests have to pay even if they want to leave their luggage during a safari ($6/day). most staff are nice but there are also other trying make business all the time... it is 10,000 or 12,000 TZS by taxi from the downtown ($8) but if you take a daladala is only 400TZS. Atmosphere is good for people younger than me... Facilities are good.

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