Best Places for Backpackers in Arusha, Tanzania.

Enjoy backpacking around Arusha, Tanzania without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Arusha, Tanzania.

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Top 17 hostels in Arusha, Tanzania.

These are the 17 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Arusha, Tanzania.

1
Banana Farm Eco Hostel

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Banana Farm Eco Hostel

If you are looking for a cozy and affordable accommodation to stay while in Arusha Banana Farm Hostel is the right place for you. We offer you a home stay like experience that allows you to experience the daily local way of life of people around us. My hostel is a family owned business on my banana...
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Villa Poa!

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Villa Poa!

Villa Poa bed & breakfast is an oasis of calm only 10 minute drive from the vibrant heart of Arusha. We have 7 private double/twin/triple/quadruple rooms and one 6-bed dormitory. We also provide tents with camping mattresses, pillows and sleeping bags. Villa Poa is truly your home away from hom...
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White House of Tanzania

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White House of Tanzania

Are you looking for a cheap and safe place to live with a homey atmosphere? Then The White House is the place for you! Whether you’re travelling alone, in a group or with your special someone, we can provide you with rooms that will fit your situation. If you stay with us you will be provided with t...
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The Greenhouse

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The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse Hostel can accommodate up to 22 people. There are three dorm rooms; one eight bed dorm and two four bed dorms, each with en-suite facilities. There is also a private room for two people with shared bathroom facilities including hot showers and western toilets. Room prices include two...
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Nyumbani Hostel

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Nyumbani Hostel

Are you looking for cosy and affordable accommodation in Arusha? Do you prefer to stay in a home-like atmosphere? Do you want to experience local life? Then welcome to Nyumbani Hostel! ‘Nyumbani’ in Swahili means ‘Home’, and that’s exactly what we are providing here in Arusha. Not only ca...
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Wildberry Hostel

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Wildberry Hostel

Wildberry hostel is so much more than a hostel. Offering a variety of room types from private to dorm/share rooms we cater to all budgets. Whether a tourist flying solo, group of friends or family travelling together or couples stopping by for a few days to soak up the wonders of Tanzania, Wildberry...
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Wakawaka Hostel

89 /100

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Wakawaka Hostel

Wakawaka hostel is easy yet cool, proudly showing a Tanzanian design and a friendly, relaxing vibe. Our trendy lounge provides the ideal surroundings to chill or socialize and meet other guests. Our kitchen includes breakfast and offers lunch & dinner for an unbeatable price and tempting traditional...
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8
Runako Lodge

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Runako Lodge

The Runako Lodge is a western style house, ideal located in a safe neighbourhood close to Arusha centre. Runako Lodge is perfect for budget and long stay travellers. We welcome all travelers such as researchers, volunteers, back packers, single and group travellers. We are located near Morovian...
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9
Lionsgate Hostel

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Lionsgate Hostel

Lionsgate Hostel is the first of its kind in Arusha,making a new addition to the best quality accommodations in Arusha and rating among the best , beautiful and affordable Hostel in Northern Tanzania for volunteers, Backpackers and travelers who are looking for a short or long term stay in Arusha. T...
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10
Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking

85 /100

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Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking

Mazzola Backpackers is located in the Mianzini neighborhood, a 15-minute walking distance to downtown Arusha. It is located on the slopes of the magnificent Mt. Meru with large beautiful gardens and outdoor sitting areas. Stay in our of our 4-bed dorms or in our double room for more privacy. All roo...
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11
Savannah House

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Savannah House

Savannah House is a great hostel, offering affordable accommodation and associated amenities to local and international tourists, volunteer, backpacker, students and business travelers. At the Hostel you will watch birds and other small creatures blending in their natural habitat. The landscaped ens...
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12
Arusha Crown Hotel

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Arusha Crown Hotel

Strategically located in the centre of Arusha city, Arusha Crown Hotel is a 6 Storey modern hotel equipped with state of the art elevator and fitted with the latest amenities of international standard offering accommodation and conference facilities. Most rooms as well as public common areas such a...
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13
Kilimanjaro Apex Hotel

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Kilimanjaro Apex Hotel

The building is planned in such a way that you can enjoy from the safety of main building with its roof top bar, while viewing Arusha City. It is a budget hotel that can accommodate up to 20 guests at a time. It's a very good place for tourists who are on budget and want to get something extra way f...
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Rightminded Travelling Hostel

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Rightminded Travelling Hostel

Rightminded Travelling Hostel was created and inspired by a British backpacker & local Tanzanian. One thing Rightmindedtravelling hostel ensures is that whether experiencing the country, volunteering or just being a tourist is done in a fulfilling way. Rightminded Travelling Hostel is located...
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Footprints Hostel

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Footprints Hostel

Welcome to Footprints Hostel leading the way forward in the Hostel market by offering an all encompassing travel access point in addition to comfortable, clean, safe and friendly accommodation. Footprints has a wonderful outdoor garden space and BBQ available for clients use along with a games ro...
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Korona House

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Korona House

Korona House offers High quality Bed & Breakfast accommodation for Residents and non Resident Travelers who are seeking a small property establishment with value for money, convenience, affordable budget and without compromising on quality and ambiance. Visiting for either a short stay or Long t...
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Rich Hotel

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Rich Hotel

Rich Hotel is situated in a 5-storey building equipped with elevator. The hotel boasts unparalleled views of the city and mountain Meru with a beautiful view of the Arusha sunset. Located in Arusha, known as the centre of the Adventure Zone in Tanzania. Arusha is a city in northern Tanzania, bea...
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