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Christina House

Chama, Kwapole near Tengeru along Arusha-Moshi road | about 3km to Nelson Mandela Institute of Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania
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Ranked #7 of 53 Arusha B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time at Christina's House. The rooms are comfortable, the staff accomodating, the food very good and the lounge area perfect for chilling after a long safari drive. It is located a bit outside Arusha, next to a busy road, so light sleepers might need earplugs. Christina really took care of us, arranging taxi's, stopping and instructing... More

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Hong Kong, China
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The room is quite spacious and clean, and food by local women is superb. It's a bit out of town centre, but just 10-min drive (45-min to Kilimanjaro airport). The big problem is the shower. Water runs very slowly , and maybe because one of the taps is out of order, either the water is too cold, or the shower... More

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akeri, Owner at Christina House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the feedback you provided through Trip Advisor. I regret and apologize for the unsatisfactory service that was provided to you. I am taking drastic measures to rectify the situation and to ensure that Christina House consistently provide good services to meet and exceed the expectation of our valued customers. I always provide Laptop and modem... More

Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for one night prior to commencing a safari. Christina kindly picked us up from the bus stop just down the road from her house, which meant we avoided the hustle and harassment of the central bus station. We were given tea and coffee on a tray after arrival. Some local women cooked a delicious meal for us... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

My mother and I had a fantastic stay at Christina House last September. She and her nephew picked us up from the airport, and were kind and generous throughout our stay. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom was more than what we expected, and the garden was lovely. The food was also excellent, and were extremely accommodating to our dietary... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My wife and I stayed twice with mama Christina for two days each. Beautiful B&B with very friendly staff. Mama Christina takes care of everyone as if you are part of the family. Not to far away from Arusha and very fast transfer to town.

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We spent the night before and After our Safari at Christinas House in arusha. The House is Set in a Nice Garden, but still a Bit noisy from the Main Road ( bring earplugs) The rooms are Nice furnished and have a Big bathroom- unfortunately the shower Did Not work properly During our stay. The african Food We had in... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is where we spent our first night in Tanzania. Christina's son picked us up at the bus station (we had a very comfortable bus ride from the airport in Nairobi). We were able to nap and relax and slept very well. The atmosphere was wonderful and it felt great to support a local business. Our safari (Duma) picked us... More

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Poznan, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed in Christina’s House in the end of September of 2013 for 4 nights before going to Zanzibar. Me and my mum we looked for a nice place to feel like at home and to be closer to the Tanzanian culture and people and we got it at Cristina House thanks to Cristina and her staff – Helen and... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I stayed in Christina's House for a week and I really enjoyed the friendly atmosphere, the nice and tidy rooms and the excellent dishes they served. Thank you Christina, Rosie, Helen, Riziki and Charles for a wonderful time in your house !

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Jackson, Wyoming
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The B&B is about ten minutes from downtown Arusha - well worth it if you want a more African feel and don't care about walking in the City. The rooms are small but comfortable; the property is well maintained and the food is excellent (as it was in most places in Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa). Christina is personable and... More

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Address: Chama, Kwapole near Tengeru along Arusha-Moshi road | about 3km to Nelson Mandela Institute of Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
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Christina house is the Mini African styled lodge which serves normally local food, other cuisines are served on request. Christina House is in the northern circuit of Tanzania in Arusha which is the tourist town. Christina House arrange safaris to the national parks and mountain climbing Mt Kilimanjaro and Meru. At Christina House we have the program of cultural tourism where by we make sure our costumers experience the difference and we keep them within the community. Staying at Christina House you will be helping the women and children because 10 percent of the income goes to the non-profit organization (women hope of Tanzania). ... more   less 
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