Great hotel, spacious rooms with very high ceilings. All rooms have a balcony (some face the Kili). This is a great base before/after a Kili climb. There's also a restaurant.
Staff was very friendly and made us feel like home. They provided spare suitcases for us to leave the belongings we would not need on the mountain.
The best thing about the hotel is that all profits go to the school next door (~150 kids) - don't miss a quick tour of the classrooms!
Note that the hotel is NOT in downtown Moshi (it is 5km south), so if you want to be able to walk around town, this is not the best option.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel, conference center, restaurant and bar at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. Just 25 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport. All proceeds from the hotel go to fund the adjacent Stella Maris Primary School for orphaned or at-risk children of Mailisita village. ... more less
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