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Arusha Backpackers Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I stayed there in January 2016 during backpacking trip with my boyfriend. It's more of a hostel actually, but still it was clean, nice, and staff was helpful. We booked it for 2 nights, but as we found a safari starting the next day, we...More

Thank Kasia S
Reviewed December 25, 2017

This is the place for backpackers in Arusha, briskly organised, with everything to hand. Good breakfast, with packed food available for early departures. Rooms were small, but fully protected. Love the tinga-tinga bins. The rooftop bar has solid WiFi, and 360 degree views of the...More

Thank Gavin P
Response from Clinton M, Hotel Manager at Arusha Backpackers HotelResponded April 12, 2018

Dear Gavin, Its always a pleasure to read positive reviews from our customers. Thank you for taking the time to review our Lodge and we are also very glad to know that you enjoyed your stay here. Thanks for noticing the tinga-tinga bins. We really...More

Reviewed November 29, 2017

I've stayed many budget places but it doesn't have to be a as terrible as this. Dark and gloomy with "cells" with a padlock on for rooms, absolutely no sound isolation because there are basically no walls between the rooms (I woke up to an...More

Thank Ingeborg S
Response from Clinton M, Hotel Manager at Arusha Backpackers HotelResponded April 12, 2018

Dear Ingeborg, Thank you for sharing with us your experience when staying here. We normally take clients review very seriously and we have taken actions against them. Thanks again for taking time to give us your reviews.

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Cheap and clean rooms with ceiling fans. Bathrooms are nice with hot water in the evenings. Rooftop bar would be nice place if they open all plastic screens and let some light in. I wouldnt recomend laundry service. We almost missed our bus because of...More

Thank VidRail
Response from Clinton M, Hotel Manager at Arusha Backpackers HotelResponded April 12, 2018

Dear VidRail, Thank you very much for taking time to give us your reviews. We are glad you liked it here. We have taken note on the concern regarding laundry and rooftop covers. We really hope to host you again in the future.

Reviewed August 14, 2017

The location is good. You can either walk to the bus stop or can take a boda for 1000 TSH only. But their toilets are not clean on regular basis. The guests are also responsible for that. Do not buy water bottle from here. There...More

Thank Sucheta1976
Response from Clinton M, Hotel Manager at Arusha Backpackers HotelResponded April 12, 2018

Dear Sucheta, Thank you very much for you reviews. As always our customer’s concerns are priority to us. The short problem with the toilet that occurred when you were here have already been fixed. We really hope that you visit us again in your time...More

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"no street front"
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"Those one with nets"
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"The cheapest rooms for 8 dollars are really tiny. They are great for budget travelers if you are staying only..."
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"Rooms with a balcony are nice, but can be noisy."
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