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    Arusha Backpackers Hotel

    Sokoine Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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    • Excellent7%
    • Very good40%
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    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
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    Rooftop Bar
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 106 reviews

    Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

    ... we stayed 5 nights and had some negative experiences: - the beds didn't have mosquitos nets (even though they were claiming that there are no mosquitoes we were bitting several times during night), - the waiter was sneezing and blowing his nose while serving...More

    Thank Marc U
    Reviewed 4 December 2016

    This is what the name implies a backpackers hotel to crash for a night or two, inexpensively, while passing by. With Wi-fi and breakfast included it's a bargain. Bathrooms are shared but decent and clean with soap and towels provided. It's located approx. 8 min...More

    Thank mcarter583
    Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

    This was a nice hostel with friendly staff. They have good openingshours. We came very late at night but still they were open and checked us in. The rooms were really small but the shared bathrooms were very nice and clean. You can also store...More

    Thank Frej&Karin S
    Reviewed 6 October 2016

    This is a very good budget accommodation in the center of Arusha. The special private rooms are tiny so it's not comfortable for long term stay, but for the price they are perfect for a couple of nights. The place is clean and staff professional....More

    Thank David Jonatan P
    Reviewed 25 September 2016 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...More

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    • US$ 14 - US$ 18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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