Providing garden views, Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay in Marangu provides accommodations, water sports facilities, pool with a view, a garden, a bar, and a shared lounge. This property offers access to a terrace, free private parking, and free Wifi. Guests can make use of the outdoor fireplace or the picnic area, or enjoy views of the lake and river. A balcony with an outdoor dining area and mountain views is offered in every unit. At the homestay, every unit includes bed linen and towels. Continental and vegetarian breakfast options with warm dishes, local specialities, and pancakes are available daily at the homestay. As an added convenience, Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay offers packed lunches for guests to bring on excursions and other trips off-property. Guests can take advantage of yoga classes held on site. Bike rental and car rental are available at this homestay, and the area is popular for cycling. A baby safety gate is also available for guests at the accommodation. Mount Kilimanjaro is 30 miles from Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay, while Moshi Railway Station is 29 miles away. The nearest airport is Kilimanjaro International, 52 miles from the homestay, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Marangu
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  • Susan
    Canada Canada
    Beautiful location set in the village about a km from Marangu gate. Close to a waterfall for swimming and at night a welcoming fire to sit by. Food was great and plentiful. Lots of trails to explore in the area and the opportunity to hike...
  • Mary
    United States of America United States of America
    Staying at Amadeus' home was one of our most favorite experiences while traveling through Tanzania. For an authentic, local experience you must stay here!! Amadeus and his entire team were incredibly hospitable. We thoroughly enjoyed the...
  • Mary
    United States of America United States of America
    Everything! The hike into the property is like walking through the Shire! The people, the views, and the food are all exceptional. Can’t recommend this more highly!

Hosted by Amadeus Mtui

Host Review Score

Amadeus Mtui
With in walking distance to kilimanjaro national park and surrounded by beautiful lush forrest with trekking and climbs close by-we have our own river with stunning waterfall and swimming option.We also have a cultural Chagga house experience and coffee demonstrations available.We can take care of all you needs in Tanzania-from climbing mountains ,going on safari or visiting Zanzibar. "Karibu Sana"
I am a local man with years of experience as a guide.Its my pleasure to show you my Tanzania.You will looked after and treated like one of my family by myself and helpful assistants.We know you will love being in this safe happy enviroment nearly Marangu gate(1870m) above the sea level.
Marungu is a safe friendly village with in walking distance.Climbing Kilimanjaro is exciting and excillerating!!!day trips are available into the national park.the cultural chagga and coffee tour are available on site and well worth it..
Languages spoken: English,Swahili

Area info

Amenities of Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Inner courtyard view
  • River view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional charge
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
Media & Technology
  • Satellite channels
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Baby safety gates
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

House rules

Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM


From 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Parties/events are not allowed


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay

  • Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay is 3 miles from the center of Marangu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Canoeing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Yoga classes
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Swimming pool
    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Movie nights
    • Cooking class
    • Bike tours
    • Game drives

  • Check-in at Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Mai Kilimanjaro Home Stay is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.