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Sunnyvale, California
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small, but clean rooms in a convenient location. Breakfast is basic too. Balcony rooms tend to get noisy in the mornings. They can hook you up with budget safari operators. Place was busy with other travelers if you are looking to team up. If you are a backpacker on a budget, this place works fine.

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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were clean but basic, no frills, not ensuite. The bathrooms although clean, could do with some new taps and such. All in all a nice place to stay on a budget. Service is good and safe parking is available.

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Augsburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the backpackers Hotel is a clean Hotel with fair Prices. the Food in the Roof Restaurant ist delicious. for us it doesn`t matter that the bathroom was not en Suite. we loved especially the hot shower after the Safari trip. we would come again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at the Arusha backpackers in a private double room. The room was up two flights of steep stairs and had a large window onto a shared balcony. The room was small but functional with a reasonably comfortable small double bed. Towels and bedding was included and seemed clean. It did feel a by like a... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

After staying at another hostel a little outside of town, it was nice to move to the Arusha backpackers. The rooms were basic but clean and affordable. It was nice to be able to go up to the rooftop bar and restaurant. The food was good and the beers were cold! Also some great people watching from up there. We... More 

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We came to this hotel many years ago and returned because we were looking for a low budget hotel option. This hotel is located on the main road of Arusha, making shops, the bus station, and restaurants accessible. The rooms were very basic; they had outlets with working electricity, a desk, and a bed. No mosquito nets, but there were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I have backpacked quite a lot and dont mind a budget place but I would avoid sleeping here. The sheets were dirty, sockets dont work in the rooms and the room was very damp. The staff said that it would be 'fixed' tomorrow but apparently that had already been the case for 2 weeks. The restaurant is overpriced and not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Arusha Backpackers a couple of days which I enjoyed really much. The douches are warm. The toilettes clean. And the people are very kind and always prepared to help you. The break fast is also nice with enough different choices of food. Meeting people here is really easy which was nice for me since I travelled alone.... More 

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Mbeya, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Definitely a budget place. The rooms are clean, but very small. Food is o.k., sleeping is bit restless with the street noise, but the roof restaurant is nice, comfortable and a great place to hang out.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

i was in Arusha Tanzania to avoid spending NYE going into 2016 in Kenya i dread that experience,the beddings were clean,room was always tidy after house keeping as it should be,i say this because some of the extras that Arusha backapackers have,like the wifi and the chill out lounge served their purpose pretty well some establishment would try and maximize... More 

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Additional Information about Arusha Backpackers Hotel

Address: Sokoine Road | P. O. Box 15368, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Number of rooms: 67
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