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Christina House & Mini Lodge

Kwapole Chama nearTengeru Town along Moshi-Arusha road about 3km to Nelson | Mandela Institute of Science and Technology, Arusha +255, Tanzania
+255 754 369 592
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
10 Jul 2016
“Three wonderful nights at Christina House”
28 Sep 2015
“2 Nights at Christina House”
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African, International
$$ - $$$
Kwapole Chama nearTengeru Town along Moshi-Arusha road about 3km to Nelson | Mandela Institute of Science and Technology, Arusha +255, Tanzania
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Reviewed 6 September 2012

Yummy is the traditional lunch served. Christina House is outstanding and I can't wait to go back. What a lovely, quiet spot surrounded by lush gardens and charming accomodations. The host is a delight to speak with. You'll enjoy your experience there at Christina House;...More

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 13 August 2012

We had an excellent lunch at the Christina house. The dishes prepared were Tanzanian and my wife and I enjoyed them very much. We were taken there by our safari guide, whose mother ran a gift shop outside the hotel. At first I felt a...More

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Only visited for lunch, but the home-cooked Tanzanian meal we received was awesome! I checked out the rooms and they looked pretty nice.

Thank Lucy27887
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Stayed one night before our safari, so were only there for dinner through breakfast, but was a reasonably priced clean room, with friendly service and great food. Can definitely recommend anyone looking for a well-priced and reliable stay.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 11 July 2012

We had dinner at Christina house in July 2012. Food and place was amazing. They will have someone pick you up. You can even stay in there bed and breakfast. We look at the rooms and they look great

Thank tmcgr000
Reviewed 5 July 2012

I think this is the name of the place. They hire disabled people to make different things out of recycled goods==glass, rubber, wood, metal, fibers, fabrics etc. Some of their jewelry was lovely and some was made of paper mache. enjoyable visit. Joan and Lee...More

Thank 7joan7
Reviewed 5 July 2012 via mobile

A must do for some real Tanzanian food with a warm Mamma Christina welcome! Food really good and Mamma Christina a fabulous host!

Thank Cbtanz
Reviewed 25 May 2012

We come for a conference in Arusha and looking at tripadvisor we decided at 10PM to go there, we called and even though the restaurant was closed she told us to go. Christina welcomed us at the door...she opened the restaurant for us in a...More

1  Thank helio v
Reviewed 1 May 2012

The first dinner was amazing. Chicken and rice in a great sauce. We were served tea before the meal and had a waiter specifically for us because we were the only ones there. The room was also amazing with woodwork and decorations that were beautiful.

Thank Ella L
Reviewed 29 April 2012

We stayed in the guest house and enjoyed the local food every evening we were in Arusha. Christina and her girls really are excellent cooks. We - 6 of us and occasionally some friends who visited us there - completely relied on Christina's choice and...More

1  Thank hlw m
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USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kwapole Chama nearTengeru Town along Moshi-Arusha road about 3km to Nelson | Mandela Institute of Science and Technology, Arusha +255, Tanzania (Formerly Christina House)
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 754 369 592
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