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Located 3.1 miles from Old German Boma, Zawadi House Lodge has accommodations with free Wifi and free private parking. The bed and breakfast offers a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with slippers, a hair dryer and walk-in shower. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and linens for a supplement. Breakfast is available every morning, and includes continental, full English/Irish and vegetarian options. At Zawadi House Lodge you'll find a restaurant serving African, American and Chinese cuisine. The accommodation has a picnic area. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at Zawadi House Lodge, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby. Uhuru monument is 3.4 miles from the bed and breakfast, while Njiro Complex is 4.1 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Arusha, 6.8 miles from Zawadi House Lodge, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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

Zawadi House Lodge has been welcoming guests since Apr 22, 2016

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Property Highlights

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Adventurestz
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff were friendly, helpful, and professional.
  • Maricy
    The place is located near the center of Arusha. The room was clean and had a very comfortable bed and an electric kettle. The bathroom had a strong shower. The staff were very gentle and provided everything that we needed, including arranging...
  • Victor
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    There was so much to love! The staff were so incredibly helpful and friendly - Yvonne at the front desk took care of everything we needed; Naomi, the chef, made us delicious meals in the stylish restaurant (the African beef stew was incredible);...
  • Du
    great breakfast. actually fantastic, available early as well which - in our case - was a real bonus.
  • Shauna
    lovely little guest house tucked away on the back streets of Arusha, very quiet, super helpful staff, nice breakfast, comfortable rooms
  • Sabra
    The staff were very friendly and the rooms were spotless. We had requested a super early breakfast and the staff gladly accommodated. Definite value for money!
  • Nicola
    Fabulous staff with Eddie going the extra mile. Attention to detail was perfect. Food was amazing home cooked. Bed was so comfortable and water available for drinking. Will be back next time i'm in Arusha.
  • Roman
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    The room and bed were really nice and comfortable and the food exceptional.
  • Lm
    The breakfast was very good. The staff was helpful.
  • Edmund
    A nice and quiet environment. Room was clean and friendly staff

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    Answered on 22 January 2020

Managed by Zawadi House Lodge, Arusha Tanzania.

Company review score: 8.8Based on 53 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Zawadi House owner is a well-travelled person and has stayed in some of the finest hotels and lodges in the world. We are sharing his hospitality experiences with our clients through this boutique lodge.

Property info

Welcome to Zawadi House Lodge. Zawadi House Lodge is a boutique accommodation facility located in Arusha, Tanzania, only 400 meters from the Arusha-Moshi Highway, close to Arusha City and a good starting point for safaris. For many years, we have been providing our guests with the highest quality of hospitality experience. We are renowned for our high-quality standards and have been recognized by ranking high in hospitality categories and winning various awards from Trip Advisor. Our well-decorated lodge follows the African Contemporary theme. The décor is rich in original paintings by various artists from across Africa. The décor is complemented by immaculate gardens that provide places to sit and relax. Deluxe rooms are clean, with comfortable beds, satellite TV, fast free fiber optic internet, and pressurized hot water for your comfort. We don’t want to say much. Let our hospitality and good customer service do the talking. Thank you and welcome to Zawadi House. We would be honoured to host you.

Neighborhood info

The area is very safe. Our neighbours are locals, and you will see how they live together harmoniously. Our staff can take you for a village walk, or you can walk or take a run around the villages. We have a few waterfalls near the lodge that you can explore.

Languages Spoken


Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Chungu Mbili Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      African • American • Chinese • British • Spanish • Asian • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Traditional • Modern
    • Dietary options

Amenities of Zawadi House Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Walk-in closet
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Executive lounge access
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Zawadi House Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 7:00 AM to 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 6:00 AM to 11:00 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.

Children 14 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
$30 per child, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Zawadi House Lodge

  • Check-in at Zawadi House Lodge is from 7:00 AM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Zawadi House Lodge is 1.5 miles from the center of Arusha. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Zawadi House Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Chungu Mbili Restaurant

  • Zawadi House Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Head massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Foot massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Full-body massage
    • Themed dinners
    • Neck massage
    • Game drives
    • Hand massage
    • Couples' massage

  • Room options at Zawadi House Lodge include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single
    • Triple

  • Guests staying at Zawadi House Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian

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