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The Greenhouse Hostel

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Overview
14888 Sombetini, Arusha Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

I spent some days in Greenhouse hostel and was really good. The staff is really nice and they helped us with everything. Breakfast and dinner was really tasty, and yes dinner is included! There was a bar nearby, where you can have some drinks and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Laura P
Response from Benson M, Owner at The Greenhouse HostelResponded November 2, 2018

We are glad to hear that you had good stay and you enjoyed our company. Please share your experiences you had with us with your friends, family and other travellers too. Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you at the greenhouse again...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Our stay at the Greenhouse was wonderful time. We spent a great time in Arusha! The stuff was very kind, helpful and friendly, they treated us very good! Meals (breaksfast and dinner) was home made, delicious and included!!! The house and the facilities were great:...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Anna P
Response from Benson M, Owner at The Greenhouse HostelResponded November 2, 2018

Karibu sana, we were happy to host you and your friends. We wish you guys all the best and we hope to see you again. Karibu tena.

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Our stay at the Greenhouse was really relaxing - we met some great people through the communal evening meals shared and were hosted by the friendly Benson and Gift. What really stood out though was the service we received after leaving - we accidentally left...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Natalie B
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The Greenhouse Hostel is one of my favorite places where I stayed during my 5 months of traveling in Africa twice. The atmosphere is great. They have a comfortable area to chill or even for cooking. Cooking is not really needed because Gifty prepares breakfast...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I’m an annual visitor to Arusha and even though I know many places in town , none beat the greenhouse for value , cleanliness and friendlinesss. Located just a short dala dala drive from town, the greenhouse is constantly improving. Options of 2/4/8 shared rooms...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Description
The Greenhouse offers 6 rooms, camping garden for about 4tents accommodating up to 25 to 30 people - 1 big dorm with 8 beds en-suite, 2 rooms with 4 beds and 2 rooms with 2 beds one en-suite and one with shared More bathroom facilities including hot showers and western toilets. The greenhouse is a highly rated hostel which provides accommodation for tourists, adventurers, trekkers, hitchers and volunteers looking for affordable place to relax and stay in Arusha, Tanzania, East Africa. The lounge area is comfortable and homely with a TV, DVD player, stereo system and Wi-Fi and the outdoor terrace offers additional seating areas. All meals are included. Car hiring, Bicycle hiring and motorcycle hiring too. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$14 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$14 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
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Traveller (29)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (5)
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toxictown
November 1, 2018|
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Response from loveafricasana | Property representative |
Hello Liam, Thanks for reaching us. Yes we will be happy to arrange your safari as well as your stay too. Please check your email for more details in few hours we will be emailing you. Thanks and talk to you soon.
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"Friendly staffs, nice owner"
dog83119
Aug. 10, 2017
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"If you don't mind a busy bedroom, The 8 bed room has ensuite bathroom and shower and is upstairs with..."
TravellingWilbury6
Aug. 28, 2016
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"best view, top floor"
michaelnE5690PQ
Sep. 25, 2015
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"really good people inside. good situation"
lucadN6551OK
May 4, 2015
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