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Featuring a garden and a shared lounge, Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking is located in Mianzini area, 0.9 mi from Selian Town Clinic. Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking is less than 10 min drive & 35 min walk to city center. The property is also 1.2 mi away from Gosheni Adventures. The accommodations provides free WiFi.

At the guest house, rooms are fitted with a wardrobe. Mazzola Safari House offers some rooms with mountain views, and rooms include a private bathroom.

A continental breakfast is served daily at the property.

The accommodations offers a children's playground.

For any tips on how to get around or what to do in the area, guests can ask at the reception. Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking also does arrange Budget/Join Wildlife Safaris and Private Wildlife Safaris.

Bus station is 1.3 mi from Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking has been welcoming guests since May 3, 2017

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Mazzola Houses
Mazzola House is located in the "Mianzini Kwa Mzee Kisongo Nyumbani Kwake" neighborhood, a 25-minute walking distance to downtown Arusha. It is located on the slopes of the magnificent Mt. Meru in a small village of Mianzini in Arusha with large beautiful gardens, an outdoor fireplace and sitting areas. The house is in a middle class area mixed with Masai traditions. The house is close to good hiking areas and amazing views of Arusha Town. Very good place to explore Arusha or Africa residential vibes.
Hosted by Mazzola, who spent much of his childhood in Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCAA). Growing up knowing much about Wildlife, Conservation & Community engagement initiatives. Mazzola, an entrepreneur who dedicates most of his time into travel & meeting people from all over this globe. He Shares experiences, hosting excursions & adventures in Tanzania. Open minded & could drive to the moon if it were possible. Welcome to Mazzola Safari House.
"Mzee kisongo" neighborhood is very quite, with large tall trees. surrounded by calm small banana farms and other residents
Language spoken: English
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Great location - show map
What's nearby
  • Sakina supermarket
    0.8 miles
  • Uhuru monument
    1.2 miles
  • Arusha Central Market
    1.4 miles
  • Old German Boma
    1.6 miles
  • Njiro Complex
    4.1 miles
  • Sables Square Shopping Village Arusha
    4.8 miles
  • Mount Meru
    9.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Eng'oto
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Cafe La Zizi
    0.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Mount Meru
    4.3 miles
  • Lake Lake Deluti
    9.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Arusha Airport
    3.2 miles
  • Kilimanjaro International Airport
    27.8 miles
How to get to Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking from Arusha Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Game drives Additional charge
  • Locker rooms
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Water park Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment Additional charge
  • Hot spring bath Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Laptop
  • Cable channels
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Paid WiFi
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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1:00 PM - 12:00 AM


5:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking 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.

FAQs about Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking

  • Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking is 1.2 miles from the center of Arusha.

  • Room options at Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Guests staying at Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • The prices at Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h 30min

  • Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Water park
    • Evening entertainment
    • Yoga classes
    • Happy hour
    • Cooking class
    • Locker rooms
    • Horseback riding
    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Hot spring bath
    • Fitness
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Game drives
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Movie nights
    • Bike tours

  • Check-in at Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Mazzola Safari House & Backpacking (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking