Looking for the best Moshi hotels to stay at for your holiday in the Kilimanjaro region? We’ve got you covered. Here is a list of the top hotels in Moshi and Kilimanjaro region to consider for an awesome comfortable stay.
Most hotels in Moshi can be easily accessed from Kilimanjaro Airport or Moshi town center by Taxi. A considerable number of the Moshi hotels are actually not in Moshi Town but are located in the rural areas surrounding the town. This is a good thing as it is much greener, cooler and quieter outside of the concrete jungle.
Moshi hotels are generally more affordable than safari lodges so you don’t have to worry about price.
Here are the good hotels in Moshi to consider when in the Kilimanjaro region:
Stella Maris Lodge
The lodge has twenty five decent guest rooms. The rooms are air conditioned. You’ll have amazing views of the mountain from the balconies or from some of the rooms.
The Stella Maris Lodge is unusual in that it is a non-profit hotel that operates solely to fund the Stella Maris English-medium Primary school next door. The school was built to serve the orphan and at-risk children from the surrounding villages.
Under the excellent leadership of hotel manager Teddy Chuwa, the lodge successfully funds food and education for 400 children. You’ll be contributing to the welfare of the school by staying at Stella Maris Lodge.
There is free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, bar, pool, gym and a business center. You’ll have a TV set in your room and you will be able to access satellite channels.
Stella Maris also offers shuttle services to pick up their guests for a small fee.
Room rates: $75 for a single, and $85 for double occupancy. All rates include breakfast and WiFi Internet access.
Kaliwa Lodge is one of the best hotels/lodges in the Moshi area. The rooms are very clean, they have dedicated workers and they serve very good food.
It is located on the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro and is just a short taxi ride from Kilimanjaro Airport. It is a great place to stay if you are planning on climbing the Kilimanjaro.
The views of the Kilimanjaro from the lodge’s terrace can also be breathtaking. It is a peaceful place with beautiful greenery surrounding the lodge.
They charge slightly higher than most of the other Moshi hotels but the price is worth the upgrade in quality of service and stay.
This family run hotel has amazing views of the Kilimanjaro. It is an excellent place to stay if you are going to climb the Kilimanjaro since it has a Kilimanjaro climbing company.
The environment is peaceful and you can hear birds chirping away from the trees and shrubs surrounding this Moshi hotel.
The hotel has beautiful gardens, a pool and an amazing bar and restaurant.
This one of the best Moshi hotels to stay at if you are around the area for a safari or to climbing the Kilimanjaro.
Honey Badger Lodge
Moshi’s Honey Badger Lodge has 15 beautifully furnished spacious guestrooms. They organize mountain climbing expeditions and safaris. You can have them be your guide for your Kilimanjaro climbing experience.
Their location is quiet and green with great views of the Kilimanjaro. They are some 6 kilometers out of Moshi town in a rural setting that complements the theme of the lodge.
They have a lounge/bar area, a restaurant, a pool and a poolside bar. The restaurant serves a variety of delicious local and international dishes. You can enjoy free wireless internet around the restaurant and bar area.
They offer shuttle services to and from the airport for a small fee.
Weru Weru River Lodge
This hotel is located in a calm and peaceful place some 15 minutes drive from Moshi. Is bordered by beautiful coffee plantations.
Weru Weru River Lodge has 32 rooms, a restaurant, two conference halls, a curio shop, a bar and a coffe lounge. The coffee lounge has great views of the Kilimanjaro.
You can even ride a camel while at the hotel. They have their own trained camels.
US$ 135 Standard Single Room Inclusive of Breakfast
US$ 184 Standard Double/Twin Inclusive of Breakfast
Osy Grand Hotel
While the name paints a picture of luxury hotel, Osy’s offerings are very much similar to those of the other Moshi budget hotels. It is still good, though.
It is affordable and has friendly staff. Heavy internet users are in luck as the hotel’s internet connection is pretty good and stable.
You can go the hotel’s rooftop for amazing views of the Kilimanjaro.
Keys Hotel Moshi (Uru Road)
Not the most luxurious hotel around but it has the basics for a comfortable stay taken care of.
They have 15 en-suite African cottages with satellite television and air conditioning, 15 en-suite rooms with a mini-bar, air conditioning and satellite television, and a number of economy rooms having basic facilities.
The facility is popular with Kili climbers. The hotel’s staff are amazing and are always ready to help.
Heartebeest View Lodge
Heartebeest View Lodge is an affordable lodge a few minutes walk outside of Moshi town. It is a good place to stay for those who are on a budget.
The room prices are affordable and have breakfast included. They also have a restaurant that serves both local and international cuisine.
The staff are awesome and are always ready to help. It makes for a good affordable stay before or after a Kilimanjaro climb.
Parkview Inn is located in central Moshi.
This is one of the Moshi hotels that affords excellent stays to Kilimanjaro climbers. You can also come here to prepare for the climb or come after climbing the mountain to relax. Parkview Inn excellent views of the Kilimanjaro.
Your room will have cable TV, a desk and a small refrigerator. The rooms are air-conditioned.
They have a restaurant and a good swimming pool. There’s Wi-Fi in the public areas.
They’ve taken security a level higher and constructed a wall around the hotel.
Sal Salinero Hotel
This Moshi hotel is located near Machame’s Mt. Kilimanjaro gate and has been in operation since 2004. They currently have 30 rooms. The rooms are decently furnished and air conditioned.
They have an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant and conference facilities. The rooms have coffee making facilities, a mini-bar, bath shower, satellite television, hair dryer and Wi-Fi.
You can also hold small events here. There’s an event space with a conference room.
Buffalo Hotel Moshi
Buffalo Hotel is a basic budget hotel located along New Street, Moshi. Like with all the other budget Moshi hotels, it is very affordable so if you are willing to forgo the luxuries offered by some of the higher end facilities and save some cash then this is the place for you.
The hotel is located close to the Indoitaliano Restaurant. The restaurant serves some good Indian, Italian and local dishes.
This facility is run by Zara Tours. Zara is reputable player in Tanzania’s tourism industry so you can always expect good service from a lodge they are willing to put their name on. They have friendly and world class staff offering the best Tanzanian hospitality to safari goers and mountain climbers.
Springlands hotel is sold as a package (and you can book it if you have activities with Zara Tours)
You’ll have access to a fitness center, bike and equipment hire services, internet cafe, swimming pool, gift shop, manicure and pedicure, laundry services, safe deposit and a sauna.
Those who’ve booked with Zara Tours will most likely be staying here.
Moshi Leopard Hotel
Leopard Hotel’s central location in Moshi allows guests to explore Moshi. It’s central location in Moshi is excellent for those who want to experience the town. The hotel takes up two adjacent buildings in town.
You will find awesome staff and a good restaurant. The rooms have ceiling fans and some are air conditioned. You’ll have access to free wireless internet.
They have both an indoor and outdoor dining area. The resturant’s menu offers local, Continental, Indonesian and Italian cuisines.
Mountain Inn is located in a quiet place outside of Moshi town. It’s a 10-minute drive from the town center to the hotel.
It has a swimming pool and a good pool side bar. The public areas have Wi-Fi. They have a good restaurant that serves Indian and continental cuisines prepared by amazing in-house chefs.
The hotel is made awesome by the friendly and helpful staff they have on board.
Ameg Lodge Kilimanjaro
The lodge is not exactly in Moshi but is set at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. The lodge has 20 well furnished rooms and all of them have TV sets, fans and air conditioning.
Moshi town is just a taxi ride away.
You will have access to a swimming pool, a restaurant, a gym and wireless internet.
Additional Info about Hotels in Moshi
Some of the Moshi hotels provide tour services to Kilimanjaro and also to Tanzania’s game viewing spots. You can get great deals if you ask your hotel or lodge if they have such options before booking with another safari company.
Moshi is a s small town of around 200000 people. The area has a lot of fun activities that visitors can take part in. Kilimanjaro climbing and wildlife safaris are not the only things to do. Do not be afraid to get out of town and have some fun.
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