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Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse

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Uru Road Rau, Moshi Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at hostel and the staff member showing us to our private room filmed us from a first person perspective. She filmed herself walking us to the room making sketchy faces at her phone as she raised it above her head to also include me...More

Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Great place, exceeded my expectations. Clean, comfortable beds and overall nice atmosphere about the place. Staff very welcoming and friendly. Breakfast was very good, I arrived for breakfast late one day and they were more than happy to cook me up some breakfast. Good wifi...More

Thank JamesMcCr8
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Great stay with all the needed amenities. Breakfast is included with each night stay. Local tour guides to Mt. Kilimanjaro, multiple day safaris and local sceneries such as a local waterfall and coffee plantations.

Thank mhildebrandt
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Rafiki guesthouse after our Kilimanjaro trek. The place is a little out of town but it’s really lovely. You can easily get into town by walking or a short taxi ride. Breakfast really good. There is a nice roof terrace, if it...More

1  Thank Annie M
Response from rafikibackpackers, Guest Relations Manager at Rafiki Backpackers & GuesthouseResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words Annie, We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your good experience with us. I on behalf of Rafiki Backpackers Team we count ourselves lucky for having a guest like you. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

"There is no Dalladalla to Marangu" This is what they told us, so they could sell their own tours. If you go down to the main road, there are dalladallas to Marangu every few minutes.Son´t believe what they tell you. Better count on the information...More

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Cosy and safe – awarded “Best Hostel in Tanzania 2015 & 2016” (Hostelworld) – that’s Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse. The name rafiki means friend in Ki-Swahili and as such you shall feel from arrival to departure More and beyond (if you wish!). Since February 2012, we welcome globetrotters, adventurers, mountain climbers and volunteers from all around the world in our petit 12 rooms budget accommodation in Moshi Tanzania. Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse provides rooms for any budget and any traveller: From mixed dormitory rooms (4 and 6) to private triple, double, twin and single rooms, we got you covered. Located in the green, idyllic neighbourhood of Rau on the outskirts of Moshi, you can easily reach the town center within a 25 minutes walk or 5 minutes taxi drive. The choice is yours! We offer free wi-fi and free pick-up service from the city center on arrival. Opposite to our place you can find the restaurant and bar Uhuru Museum, where you can eat a lot for little money and chat the night away (over a cold drink or two!) with fellow travellers. A backpackers’ favourites: Free breakfast (07:30 bis 10:00am) for the perfect start into your vacation day. The communal living room, with its sofas, TV / DVD, books exchange, computer corner and board games, invites you to linger and relax. Other pay services are our airport transfer, towel rental and Kilimanjaro treks, safaris and day trips around Moshi. You can book the tours directly with your booking via email or at the front desk on arrival. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$11 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse Moshi, Tanzania - Kilimanjaro
Location
Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Moshi
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$11 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse Moshi, Tanzania - Kilimanjaro
Location
Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Moshi
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Room & Suite (16)
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Martin_Dab
23 October 2015|
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Response from rafikibackpackers | Property representative |
Hello Martin, sorry for the delay of our response. I just discovered your question now. You have two options from Nairobi 1. Flight with Precision Air to Kilimanjaro Airport and from there book our pick up service (40... More
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"excellent roof top terrace"
andreawilliams70
8 Aug 2017
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"Best place for climbers"
stsycen
7 Aug 2017
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"Best view for mount Kilimanjaro"
javiergiovan
13 Jun 2017
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"Bring earplugs. Rooms are loud. Might suggest padding the bottom of the chairs in the dining room."
KHBRN
1 Mar 2017
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