We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Ujamaa Hostel

    Njiro Block A, Plot 24, Arusha 1661, Tanzania
    Lowest prices for your stay
    03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Traveller (26)
    Dining (6)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Mount Meru Hotel
    613 reviews
    #4 of 42 hotels in Arusha
    4.8 km
    Arusha Planet Lodge
    464 reviews
    #3 of 42 hotels in Arusha
    4.2 km
    The African Tulip
    1,034 reviews
    #1 of 42 hotels in Arusha
    3.5 km
    Mvuli Hotels Arusha
    101 reviews
    #8 of 42 hotels in Arusha
    5.5 km
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good14%
    • Average6%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “free laundry” (4 reviews)
    “come home” (4 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (111)
    There are newer reviews for Ujamaa Hostel
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    21 - 25 of 105 reviews

    Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

    I surely recommend this place. Gasper the manager is the nicest person you will ever meet and so is his brother Evans and especially Micheal the driver who would take us anywhere and pick us up again at any given time. All of them are...More

    Thank Sauda L
    Reviewed 27 January 2015

    Great place near the complex, with cinema and restaurants. It is near Arusha town also. The hostel has the best typical Tanzania food from the mamas. And the hostel aslo have super cute turtles in the garden!

    1  Thank EmmaandJohan
    Reviewed 31 December 2014

    n november I stayed for 3 weeks at Ujamaa. I was there to visit my daughter who is volunteering in Arusha. After a warm welcome I felt immediately at home. Although my age is a bit higher than the average age at the hostel, I...More

    1  Thank Martine C
    Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

    This is my 2nd stay at ujamaa. The food wasn't quite as good as I remember but the facility is very clean and the staff is always super friendly. For the price you really can't beat it. I would definitely stay a 3rd time. Thanks...More

    1  Thank Jeremy R
    Reviewed 22 December 2014

    Ujamaa provided a safe and trustworthy environment in relative comfort. The staff is friendly, though the owners are not as responsive as one would hope. The fellow guests are impressive, friendly, and helpful. I recommend staying there.

    2  Thank rb12342014
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • USD 45 - USD 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and HostelWorld so you can book your Ujamaa Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Arusha Region >
    • Arusha
    • Also Known As
    • Ujamaa Hotel Arusha
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (26)
    Dining (6)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (36)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    The African Tulip
    1,034 reviews
    3.53 km away
    Arusha Planet Lodge
    464 reviews
    4.19 km away
    Mvuli Hotels Arusha
    101 reviews
    5.46 km away
    Mount Meru Hotel
    613 reviews
    4.82 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Chinese Whispers
    278 reviews
    .39 km away
    The Station Tanzania
    72 reviews
    .40 km away
    Mystic 7
    9 reviews
    1.20 km away
    Stiggy's Bar & Restaurant
    11 reviews
    .32 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    African Exposure
    6 reviews
    3.82 km away
    Roy Safaris Ltd. - Day Tours
    596 reviews
    3.33 km away
    Greg Adventures
    71 reviews
    1.64 km away
    Tanzania Serengeti Adventure
    67 reviews
    3.95 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Ujamaa Hostel staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Room Tips
    "All the rooms are pretty much the same - bunk beds and a wardrobe"
    Read review
    "All rooms are great!"
    Read review
    "If you prefer privace, get the private double room."
    Read review
    "All rooms holds good standard, the double room is probably better for couples."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing