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Stella Maris Lodge

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Super impressed with this hostel! In particular the staff. So friendly, happy and genuine. Wifi was great. The bar and food was great on the 2nd floor which gave incredible views of Kilimanjaro. Rooms clean and comfortable too.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice hotel to stay if you want to be close to the mountain. The view rooms are spectacular, the place is really clean and the food is great. The customer service is the best. They really aim to please ! Asante Sana Stella Maris Lodge!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the Stella Maris lodge and could not have imagined a more amazing place to stay during my trip to Moshi / Kilimanjaro. I stayed for 4 nights total: 2 nights before my Kilimanjaro climb, and 2 nights afterwards. I cannot say enough great things about the accommodations, the staff, and the cause that the hotel supports. First of...

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North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent base. Great food. Lovely and comfortable. Great staff who are extremely helpful. Rooms very clean and beds very comfortable. Used as a base before and after climb up Kilimanjaro. Only 3km from Moshi centre and 30 minutes drive from the airport. Peaceful location and views to the mountain at the front of the hotel across the school.

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Thank DilB66
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This foundation(hotel/lodge)supports a school for poor families children, so when staying there you contribute to the schooling of the children. The staff is warm and friendly, the food is great and the rooms are wonderful! I would love to stay there again.

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Thank Stein P
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The Stella Maris is a great hotel at a good price. Being located in Moshi it is an ideal spot to jump off into Kilimanjaro National Park. The staff are wonderful and accommodating to say the least. The manager Teddy was always so helpful as were the other staff. Teddy went out of her way to help us with some...

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Westerham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

What a wonderful hotel with great facilities and fantastic staff. On arrival we received a huge hug from Mama Teddy and we were instantly made to feel so welcome. Inside the hotel we met Innocent a lovely man with a great smile who took care of checking us in. The rooms are lovely and the hotel is clean, quiet and...

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Thank Linda H
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Spotlessly clean, secure and welcoming (Teddy is such a lovely lovely lady and treats you like a member of her family!) and the rooms are comfortable with your own air con and tea making facilities. Ensuite bathrooms, well screened from Mosquito's (Both the windows and bed nets) and great food. Couldn't ask much more for its purpose and with it...

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Grayshott, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Around 6 miles from Moshi, the hotel is set back from the main Arusha-Moshi road. It's clean, comfortable, with large beds with mosquito nets, a/c & the people who run it are just lovely. The icing on the cake is that the hotel is co-located with a primary school for poorer & orphaned children & any profits from the hotel...

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice hotel. Beds are so comfy. And waking up with Kilimanjaro view is the best there is. The people are extremely friendly and make you feel at home. All staff was calling me by my name. I can highly recommend this place

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel, conference center, restaurant and bar at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. Just 25 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport. All proceeds from the hotel go to fund the adjacent Stella Maris Primary School for orphaned or at-risk children of Mailisita village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stella Maris Lodge

Address: Moshi-Arusha Road | P.O. Box 3041, Moshi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Moshi
Price Range: $104 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stella Maris Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Stella Maris Lodge Moshi, Tanzania - Kilimanjaro
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“View rooms are stunning !”
 of 5 bubbles dtrevinosbs, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a Kili view!”
  • View of Kili from Room 207
 of 5 bubbles Mountinmad, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing Mt Kilimanjaro and you might get to see her. (Often covered in cloud).”
 of 5 bubbles 330robync, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 3 different rooms--all just fine!”
 of 5 bubbles KristaChicago, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Seems they give the best rooms to those returning after climbing Kilimanjaro - That's Fair!”
 of 5 bubbles harryh377, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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