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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Zawadi House was a great little lodge nestled behind a gate in a small neighborhood in Arusha. Staff was beyond friendly and happy. They even had bunnies in the yard to see! Landscaping was so pretty and the food was great. Cute little bar area as well.

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Bex, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We spent 2 nights in this hotel before our eastern Africa tour. The hotel is in a quiet place, nicely maintained but a little far from town. The hotel had to run on generator, as the electricity from the city was interrupted due to works. The staff is very nice and helpful. They drive you to the city if needed....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2016

A good spot to stay the day before and after your Safaris. Basic air-conditioned rooms, wifi and friendly staff. The food is good and the Chicken Curry we had one evening was fantastic. We stayed two nights all up, our first night before a week of Safaris and the last night in Arusha before flying onto Zanzibar. l

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

My family had a wonderful time whilst staying for two nights at Zawadi house. The environment,coupled with friendly attitude of staffs made our stay so enjoyable. The food is so tasty and my kids who are technology savvy enjoyed the cool wifi offered by the hotel. I have recommended it to my friends that once they happen to be in...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 14 January 2016

After our long flight from California we arrived at Zawadi House pretty dazed and confused. We were greeted and taken to our comfortable rooms where we were able to rest and get our bearings. Everyone was super-friendly and answered all our questions. They have a lovely dining room perched above their garden where we had a nice dinner and a...

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Everything about the Zawadi house lodge was 5/5 however gave it 4/5 due to a noisy nights sleep (water pipes maybe?) & a very bright air-con light that lit the room. What made this place a really good experience was the very friendly staff that could not do more for us. The management, chef, waitress, gardeners and porters all very...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Great place in the bush. Excellent cutomized food and great service for a fair rate. Very quite and safe. Much better then the Arusha Hotel. Thanks for the great welcome and I will definitely come back. Hakuna matata.

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Moshi, Tanzania
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I booked into Zawadi House for 2 nights but left after 1. It is billed as a boutique hotel and has a room rate to match, but while it has been well designed and equipped (good shower, sprung mattress, large satellite TV, attractive public areas) , it lacks the follow through in food and service. I don't know the history,...

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Zawadi H, Owner at Zawadi House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for your feedback and apologies for unsatisfactory services that you received from Zawadi House. We always offer excellent services to all our clients but in this occasion we failed to meet your expectations. I am investigating on why there was a system failure when you stayed with us and together with your feedback I will take...

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I'm inspired to add this review not just because Zawadi House is an excellent guest house, with great food and helpful, friendly staff but because of how they reacted to a small problem I had while there - they went of their way to make sure everything was okay and to ensure I was comfortable and looked after. It could...

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Israel
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

We spent one night in Arusha on our way north for safari. Our safari guide recommend Zawadi house. It is away from the busy center of Arusha, with a beautiful garden and yard. Nice rooms, wifi, hot water and a generator for those hours without power. Emanuel was so helpful and took us to a shopping center in the city...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zawadi House is a new up-market, boutique style hotel in a quiet area of Arusha. All 13 rooms are comfortably equipped with a modern designed bathroom with all amenities, air conditioning, satellite TV and free internet access. The house is surrounded by lush green gardens with tall trees and pretty flowers. A cozy bar and small restaurant supply the finest drinks and cuisine. The ideal place to wind down after an intensive day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zawadi House Lodge

Address: Kundayo Road | Phillips Area, Arusha 1648, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $133 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Zawadi House Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Most rooms are good subject to availability”
GilbertU303, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“most rooms are quiet, however the ones furthest from the reception may have less movement of guests”
swailss, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with more intimacy (Room 8 ?)”
281philippem, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“check it first”
Richard_Milsom, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“This is a very small hotel, all the rooms would probably be fine.”
amandaz280, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
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