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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2013

we stayed one night there during Ramadan, the hotel is opposite a mosque with a very performant Hi-Fi sound system, something like a rock concert, almost every two hours there were prayings lasting quite long... so you do not sleep much! we asked and the reception said it is like this every day, not only during Ramadan. The hotel is... More 

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Kenora, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2013

I was a little hesitant to stay here and was not my first choice, but I ended up being pleasantly surprised! The building is older, almost institutional hallways and heavy wooden doors. The lighting is so-so. However, the building itself is safe, with a guard outside and very friendly front-desk staff. The rooms are reasonably clean and have bednets, working... More 

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Thank Damnablewing
Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013

After staying at different budget accommodations throughout Tanzania, ABA Hotel is without a doubt my first choice. Why? Cheap rate (15USD/person), great showers with plenty hot water, free wi-fi, located in the middle of Arusha town, friendly staff, delicious breakfast incl. fresh fruit, juice, coffee/tea, eggs, bread. This year I was back for the 3rd time and stayed for 10... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Not even worth writing a full review. some low-lights below water in bathroom would not stop running. Toilet broke after 1 flush. Loud due to location and other guests that could not hold their liquor. ok breakfast

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Hangzhou, China
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57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2012

Very near the center of Arusha and is safe to stay.The front desk staff Mary was helpful and kind. In spite of the rooms were bit old,but very clean,don't worry. The food here were remorable.The omelet for breakfast was so delicous,and the lunch or dinner were also far beyond the value of price.The food was made freshly,served in big dishes... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2012

I'm staying in Arusha for a month for research. Since I'm a student, I needed an inexpensive place to stay. I wasn't sure what to expect for $15 a night, but I love ABA hotel! I've already been here for a week and it's really great. The staff are extremely helpful and I've also been enjoying the food at Mt.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 May 2012

ABA is a good option for budget travellers. Alfred, the manager, and the staff are very helpful in whatever you need and can help you organize individual trips and Safaris according to your budget. The rooftop view is beautiful and the bar being planned there will make the place even more attractive. We stayed there several times whenever passing through... More 

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London
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2012

We stayed a total of 3 nights at the ABA Hotel, the biggest draws for us were: friendly staff (Coletta and the young man who work in the reception are both lovely and accomodating), spacious rooms, fairly convenient location, free wifi and good breakfast. Some of the areas we think require improvement are: -the cost of laundry is extortionate, the... More 

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2 Thank Microboo
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Best budget value for money place we stayed in during our three week travel in Tanzania. Only $15 pp with breakfast and free internet. Also the staff is customer focused and willing to assist. In total we stayed four nights. Regards, Keesjan & suzan

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2012

I stayed at the Aba guest house before beginning my safari in the Serengeti as part of the package. I ended up missing the first part of the safari and having the worst food poisoning of my life - and I've been to Delhi. I wasn't even allowed to postpone the part of the trip I had mised out on... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Despite Arusha’ proximity to the Equator, the climate is surprisingly pleasant with an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius. Situated 1400m above sea level on the Southern slopes of Mount Meru, even the humidity is kept at bay, not only making the ABA Hotel a tranquil getaway in the middle of some of nature’s most spectacular scenery, but a place where you can really put your feet up and find your grounding again. We also have Travel Service office. ATA TANZANIA- Arusha Travel AgencyThis is for the budget travelers who choose our Hotels in Arusha and have plan to visit national parks, trek to mountains etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about ABA Safari & Accommodation

Address: 7321 Livingstone, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“The mosques nearby will be loud no matter which room you're in.”
 of 5 bubbles Damnablewing, 25 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Try a room on the side street not above reception away from the generator, which isnt too loud anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles JonnyKevlar, 13 Jul 2011 | Read review
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