Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Same day cancellation 50% refund
Within 2-4 days 70%
Within 5-7Days 100%

Additional Terms and Conditions

Bed and Breakfast Included(Free)
Lunch and Dinner and Drinks at Host Home Guest must inform and Host will charge.
Airport pickup and Airport escort will be charged a minimal Fees
Travel and Tour Within City Center can be arranged with Host at minimal Fees
Travel and Tour National Parks, Historical sites etc, Host can arrange with travel and tour agencies

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

The Hostel is open to all people of any religion or any race

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

JJ&JE Family House is a bed-in dorm Home stay. The Homestay is comprised of 3 bedrooms. One bed room is in a small stand-alone house within the compound and the other 2 rooms are located in the main house where the owner also lives. At JJ&JE Homestay we can accommodate a total of twelve (12) at once in the following arrangement 6 in one dorm room, 4 in another dorm room and 2 in the married couple’s room. All rooms are en suite.

Located at Kipawa only 2.5 km from the J.K.Nyerere International Airport the Homestay offers affordable accommodation to a number of tourists travellers, students, families and back packers. Its strategically location makes it the best choice for both arriving and departing guests. The best place to avoid City traffic jams and all worries of missing your flight because of the traffic jam. It is convenient for your safe accommodation. The Homestay is also 4 km from The Tanzania Zambia Railway (TAZARA), 12km from the City Centre and 15 km from the Ubungo bus terminal (The main Bus terminal for upcountry buses in Dar es salaam.It is 160 km to Saadan National park and only 60 km to the Bigamy historic town.

Note that JJ&JE Family House Hostel and JJ&JE Main House is budget accommodation facility and is the nearest affordable accommodation close to the airport. It is an ideal choice for both arrival and departing travellers, connecting travellers who have to wait many hours before their flight. For those arriving after a long trip you don’t need another long journey before rest. For departing and connecting travellers this is the place to have a comfortable rest while waiting for your departing time.
Free Wi-Fi is available, during all your stay. The family garden and surrounding compound is available for use to all guests. The House offers B&B (Bed and Breakfast) Lunch and dinner are available on request and for extra pay. All types of drinks are also available on request at an extra pay.

Extra services
• City tour on request for reasonable fee
• Tourist Information, tours arrangement and advice on local attractions and transport (24hrs)
• Daily events organized for our guests on request
• Free parking

JJ&JE Family House Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.

Check in and Check out are flexible.

Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes not included - 10.00%
Breakfast included.

24 hour Reception.
No curfew.
Pet friendly.
Child friendly.
The maximum period of stay is of 14 days. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 7.5

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.5

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    05 Mar 2022
    I stayed here for only one night in order to catch a very early flight. The dinner that was served was local food (we had rice, beans, cabbage, watermelon), and the family ate together. It was in a quiet area, and you did have to go on a rough dirt road to get there, but it wasn't too far off the main road. There is a gated wall around the property, and if a picture of this gate was included on the site it would make it easier to find, especially in the dark. Overall good stay
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    30 Sep 2021
    Very friendly people and excellent service. Looking forward to my next visit!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    23 Feb 2022
    Super welcoming family. Felt like home while we stayed there. Very nice people with a nice him. Made an amazing home cooked meal. Close to the airport.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    25 Jul 2019
    This place is so great! Charles is so helpful--he reserved a bus ticket for me and arranged for an early morning shuttle to take me to the bus station. The house is lovely and the food is SO incredible! Dinner here was one of my favorite meals in all of my traveling. A great low-budget option in a warm and welcoming house
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    18 Aug 2019
    The family is super lovely, I felt warmly welcomed especially when I came a second time. They are very open to help how to get everywhere. They also organized a transport to the airport at 3am which was very helpful. The food was original tanzanian and absolute delicious. I would absolutely recommend to stay there :)
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    11 Nov 2019
    Very sweet family, living and eating in the family house was very nice and yummy. Sweet little surrounding village not used to muzungus, nice for a little walk around. Very helpful people, not much around but great for connecting to the train or airport.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 8.3


    10 Feb 2022
    The Family there were very friendly and helpful it was a great stay. But there was not much around to do.
    Switzerland, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 8.3


    25 Mar 2021
    Good place to stay. The whole family and their staff is very hospitable. The owner can help you with every question you might have.
    Croatia, Male, 31-40
  • 8.0


    29 Sep 2019
    It does for a night before an early flight from the airport. They don't have a sign outside so the taxi drove around for 30 minutes before we found somebody who told us that we were at the right place before
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    23 Mar 2020
    Very dangerous location for white people at night, only good if you're looking for a sleepover while waiting for you morning flight, nothing around for tourist. If you come at night from the airport don't walk take a taxi. The family running the hostel is supper friendly.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Towels Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Parking
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available