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The Backyard Hostel

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The Backyard Hostel is an initiative of non-profit organisation C-re-aid. Join us to stay at one of our great accommodation ranges, camping or glamping, or just come over to hang out and enjoy a drink with us! Next to accommodation we have several facilities, ranging from a volleyball court to a pizza oven!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Airport transportation
Golf course
Laundry Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Refrigerator in room
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My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Backyard Hostel. The staff are super friendly, and the hostel itself has a really great vibe and homely feeling. We really loved spending time just hanging out there, and we liked how accessible the motorbike taxis were from the
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I stayed in a tent and in beds here for few days. It is a nice place to chill... High value for money... the administrator help me to find a laundry place in the center, which was super nice! The place is close to a cool bar/restaurant....
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The atmosphere is great because of the nice green garden and the open, young trustworthy people around. There's a water cooker, hot shower and drinkable tap water. Only minuses are the nearby street, which can be loud and the distance to the city centre. It's possible to buy
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The hostel has a real nice property. There is a big garden with a nice bar and also an extra outside kitchen and BBQ. You can also sit outside on the porch and enjoy the view of Kili. There is reliable Wifi (what is difficult to find in Tanzania as I noticed :) ) The hostel
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We camped here in their provided tent for $8 for 2people, this is awesome value for money! Chris the manager was extremely helpful and gave us advice on local travel and let us use his laptop. Highly recommended place to stay :)
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Tents provided
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Outdoor kitchen
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Double room's private bathroom
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Double room 2
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Double room
"tent / dorm or double room. They're all OK. ask management before booking if not sure."
TanzaniaKilimanjaro RegionMoshi
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