Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Arusha, Tanzania - Updated 2021

airbnb Arusha, Tanzania

Located in north-eastern Tanzania, Arusha is the capital city of the Arusha Region. The city is nestled between Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro, making it a popular tourist destination for hikers. This beautiful city is also home to many national parks like the Serengiti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Arusha National Park. Tourists will love a visit to the Engare Sero waterfall, which is a beautiful place for swimming. A visit to the Central Market is a must if you want to buy local items, fruits, vegetables and more. A trip to Tanzania may seem incomplete without a safari tour. Visitors can experience the lush Tarangire National Park and catch a glimpse of one of the hundreds of bird species as well as the elephants and zebras. Here’s a look at the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in the Arusha region.

1. Apartment near the town center (from USD 20)

Located close to the town center, this apartment provides space for up to six guests. Although breakfast is served for free to guests, the fully-equipped kitchen ensures you can also prepare food with ease. Amenities like Wi-Fi, TV and on are available to make sure guests have a comfortable stay. Sit back in the balcony with a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy the scenic views. The Clock Tower is located nearby where you can find restaurants, shops, pharmacy, churches and more. Airport pickup can be arranged on prior request.

EnB Apartment ( per room price)
Arusha, Tanzania
154 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was very efficient as well
excellent wifi with a 'smile' wifi router provided
beds were comfortable and wifi was strong
breakfast was unexpected and good - fruit eggs coffee and toast
great location great wifi hot water good breakfast and plenty of space
very clean spacious modern apartment
the place is clean and comfortable
its very clean safe and friendly
the apartment is really clean and is safe
my room (with ensuite bathroom) was very clean and quite spacious for 1 person
consolata is an excellent host
consolata is a great host
consolata is a great host
consolata is really a great host
consolata is pleasant and kind
great location in town
apartment close to the centre :)
great location only five minute walk from town very safe and secure property
you easily can walk downtown in a few minutes
the apartment is located within walking distance to many things and it is in a secure gated area
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2. Arusha Palm House (from USD 57)

This fabulous house is located on a residential street of Arusha and it can accommodate up to eight guests. Spread over two floors this property comprises of four comfortable bedrooms, four bathrooms, two lavish living rooms and a kitchen. The beautifully landscaped garden is perfect to enjoy an evening breeze. The house includes a separate entertainment room featuring a 42’-inch TV that is connected to popular English channels. The hosts are helpful in finding you the best safari tour, guides, car rentals, national parks and more.

Arusha Palm House
154 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ps: the wifi works perfectly
the included breakfast is very generous wifi fast and reliable
the beds were vey comfortable
the room i stayed in was large spotlessly clean well air-conditioned and nicely decorated
wonderful meals (apart from breakfast which is as spectacular as everyone says) are a bit extra as is washing
the house was extremely clean and comfortable
the room was spacious and amazingly clean
the rooms and bathroom were very clean
the room itself was cozy clean and cool feeling
the house is immaculately clean spacious well appointed and so very welcoming
the staff are also very nice
jonah and jane were the best host we've ever had
john & jane are fabulous hosts
she is so friendly and helpful
jane was a wonderful host and her home is absolutely spectacular
the location is serene
this is a fabulous location
the location is quiet and you can relax in the beautiful garden
palm house is the perfect place to be
but i prefer this location as it is very peaceful and beautiful
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3. Private room in Arusha (from USD 23)

This property is located in Arusha and it offers space for two people. Sleep in your own room for complete privacy and have a private bathroom at your disposal. The Maasai owners welcome you to share lunch and dinner on the veranda and learn about their cultures and traditions. The free Wi-Fi keeps you updated and helps in locating nearby places of interest. Supermarkets and restaurants are just around the corner. The Airport is only 55 minutes by car from this Airbnb vacation rental.

Maasai Home Stay
Arusha, Arusha Region, Tanzania
94 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
the wifi is good
really nice room with all the necessary and an exclusive bathroom
it is also very secure and the wi-fi worked fine
you don't just rent a room it is an amazing experience
the bed and room provide a terrific recharge zone for those long days exploring tanzania
the space was very clean and the bed comfortable
the room was clean and homely
the room was extremely clean and comfortable
the room is clean and basic
clean cozy safe and lovely
he is a awesome host
massai was a really great host
great hospitality from massai he is friendly and welcoming
hosts — we could not have asked for nicer people
he is a great host who likes to invest time with his guest
but the best of all was seeing the life of real people from up close
the house is central and a true experience of staying with locals
masai is very responsive and i highly recommended this place because its value for money
we were taken around the neighbourhood by maasai and his friend papa
our trip to tansania was amazing and we have great memories of this place
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4. Private room in a beautiful house (from USD 15)

The perfect abode for two guests, this private room is located in a beautiful house in Arusha. You will have complete privacy in your own room and a private bathroom. Breakfast is served to guests and they can enjoy it in the sitting room while interacting with other guests. The well-equipped kitchen makes it easier for you to prepare meals. The washer, TV, iron and Wi-Fi at this Airbnb vacation rental ensure you have a comfortable stay. The superior security system gives you a safe and homely feeling. Take a 15-minute walk and you will reach the town center.

Glorious Home in Arusha
Arusha, Arusha Region, Tanzania
46 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 8 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi works great
glorious house is clean and comfortable
the place is really clean and comfortable
gloria's place was clean neat warm
the place is clean
the place is really homely and clean
she is a joyful and knowledgeable host
she was very kind and pleasant to speak with
glory was a great host
glory was a great host
she functioned as not only a host but a great friend throughout my stay with her
i loved staying at glory's place it is in a good location only 15mins walk to clock tower
we would definitely come back to your place
i hope to come back someday and stay at her place
her place is nice to stay if you want to be in the city center
the place was deeper into the neighbourhood than we had originally expected however the compound feels very safe
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5. House near downtown Arusha (from USD 18)

This Mazzola Safari House offers accommodation for up to 10 individuals and it is located in the Mianzini neighborhood. Sleep in your room for complete privacy and have access to the entire property. Breakfast is served for free. The property is surrounded by large and beautiful gardens where you can relax. The Arusha downtown can be reached within 20 minutes on foot. The Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater National Park are also easily accessible from here. Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro are located nearby, making this Airbnb vacation rental ideal for hikers.

Mazzola Safari House and Backpacking
Arusha, Tanzania
33 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the place is really clean and well kept
the place was super clean and comfortable
the home is very nice cozy and clean with a beautiful garden
first the place is awesome clean comfortable and within walking distance to the city center
the place was clean and welcoming and innocent was really kind to answer all my questions
innocent is a phenomenal host
innocent is an excellent host with warm hospitality
innocent is a very friendly host
the staff are really friendly and the breakfast was great
innocent is one of the best airbnb hosts i have ever had
great place to relax and be close to arusha downtown
it it also a good place to stay if you are on a budget
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6. House near the city (from USD 10)

Located near Mount Meru, this house is available for up to six guests. The house has two comfortable bedrooms and a bathroom. You can go hiking at Mount Meru and rest at the Themi Falls Leisure Park. This park has a restaurant, mini botanical garden and many activities that keep you busy. A number of museums, Maasai Market and Central Market can be easily reached on foot. You can contact the friendly host who can organize a safari to one of the national parks in the region.

Experience Arusha
Arusha , Arusha Region, Tanzania
22 reviews
Private room in residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
danny and dannys family is the most welcoming hosts so far
lovely family daniel is a charming and helpful host and his mum is an amazing cook
we shared meals together: daniel’s mom is extremely kind
daniel is a great host and also became a close friend
i’ll warmly recommend both host
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7. Small cottage

This beautiful cottage is located on the outskirts of Arusha and is suitable for six guests. Complete access to the entire house ensures that you have full privacy during your stay. You can use the amenities in the kitchen to prepare food. If you don’t feel like going out relax by the poolside or take a dip in the swimming pool. Take a 30-minute drive from this place and you will reach the city center. A supermarket is located at a short drive from this rental.

Small Open Plan Cottage
156 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds

8. Comfortable house for 2 people

Ideal for two people, this house is located in a friendly neighborhood in Arusha. Private access to the entire property means you can relax without any disturbance. The bedroom has a cozy double bed with a mosquito net that ensure a comfortable sleep. If you are too lazy to go out, prepare your own food in the fully-equipped kitchen and enjoy them in the private veranda. Take a relaxing dip in the swimming pool or enjoy a stroll in the beautiful garden. Public transport can be easily found that will help you explore nearby places.

1 BD house in friendly compound
79 reviews
Entire townhouse 1 Bed

9. House in suburban Arusha

This two-bedroom house is located in the suburban region of Arusha and it offers space for five guests. This rental consists of two bedrooms with two private bathrooms, a kitchen and a living room. Sit back on the veranda, overlooking a beautiful garden, with a cup of coffee or tea. Guests have access to a shared swimming pool. The TV and Wi-Fi connection will keep you entertained during your entire trip. A mini supermarket and a shop are located in the vicinity.

Two bd house in leafy Arusha suburb
19 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds

10. Charming guesthouse

This charming guesthouse in the Arusha region sleeps two guests. This cozy rental has a comfortable bedroom, a bathroom, a small kitchenette and a living space. A laptop friendly desk is perfect for those who are on a business trip. You can find public buses just outside the house. These buses can take you to the town center and some other places of interest. You can also hire bicycles to explore nearby areas.

One Bed House in Leafy Suburb
14 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed

Explore the wild life of Arusha

Arusha is a great place to be if you want to explore wildlife in Tanzania. The city also has a number of museums such as the Old Boma Museum, which is worth a visit. This museum offers an in-depth look at local wildlife, entomology, taxidermy and evolution. The museum also features several exhibits that display many fossils discovered in Africa. See it for yourself!

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