Budget Guest Houses
Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse is a great budget Guesthouse in Tanzania for travelers on a budget. The new guesthouse & our comfy Annex offer you maximum comfort at minimum prices: Free Wi-Fi and breakfast. Common room with TV / DVD, laundry services, book exchange, computer corner and comfortable couches for lounging and lazing. In the large and fully equipped common kitchen you can produce your culinary highlights and for all others Uhuru Museum opposite offers food and drinks for little money. All our rooms of guest houses in Tanzania have mosquito nets.
You can also take a dip in our swimming pool at your leisure time. Additionally, we offer a local dish at lunchtime (Tsh. 20,000).
Double Room For Single Use “Moshi” & “Tabora” (with ensuite bathroom)
Established in summer 2016, our private single rooms are situated on the main compound in the courtyard & first floor. Rooms are equipped with private bathroom. Includes wifi and breakfast.
Twin Room “Mbeya”, “Dodoma”, “Morogoro” & “Arusha” (with ensuite bathroom)
Our twin rooms were finished in summer 2016. They are situated towards the courtyard and on the 1st floor. Enjoy the warm shower of your ensuite bathroom. Includes wifi and breakfast.
Double Room “Moshi” & “Tabora” (with ensuite bathroom)
You and your partner will sleep tight like baby hippos in our double rooms. The rooms were finished in summer 2016 and are situated on the courtyard and first floor. The rooms have its own bathroom. Includes wifi and breakfast.
Triple Room “Zanzibar City” (with ensuite bathroom)
This private triple room was established in summer 2016. It is designed for all you trio travellers and comes with ensuite bathroom, with shower and toilet. All beds are equipped with mosquito nets. Includes wifi and breakfast.
4 Bed Mixed Dorm “Tanga” with shared bathroom
Our smallest dorm is designed for travellers that have an eye on their budget, but who like to share the room with only a few others. Includes wifi and breakfast.
4 Bed Mixed Dorm “Lushoto” & “Bagamoyo” with ensuite bathroom
These small dorm options were finished in summer 2016. Ideal also for quadruple travellers or families. Includes wifi and breakfast.
6 Bed Mixed Dorm “Dar Es Salaam” & “Mwanza” (with ensuite bathroom)
Our 6 Bed Mixed Dormitories were finished in summer 2016 and are situated towards the main building’s courtyard & on the first floor. Includes wifi and breakfast.
Our compound has space for 2 tents between the main and back house, but we also have a big property nearby where you can pitch your tent in the greens and have plenty of space to spread out your equipment and do some major cooking. Wi-Fi available at Main House Rafiki Backpackers.
*5 USD per person with own tent*
Our Facilities and Services
- Check-In: 2pm; Check-Out: 10am
- Common kitchen and living room
- Rooftop terrace with Kilimanjaro view
- Laundry service
- Security guard for evening and nighttime
- Hot showers
- Free breakfast
- Free pick up from town on arrival
- Airport pick up for 40 USD
- Free wifi
- Towels for private rooms
- Towel rental for dormitories (6 USD, 1 USD rental and 5 USD deposit)
- Bike rental (20 USD per bike per day)
- Free parking
- Late Check-out at 1.30pm for 5 USD per person extra
- Games and cards
- Free linen
- TV and dvds
- Book swap
- Computer corner
- Luggage storage service
- Cosy bar & restaurant opposite to Rafiki Backpackers & Guesthouse
- Local grocery store and fruit stalls within walking distance
- In-house tour operator
- Mosquito nets over all beds
Volunteering in Moshi?
Staying in Moshi for longer? We offer affordable monthly rates. Our long term prices include wi-fi. Breakfast is not included, but can be booked on request for 40 USD per person per month.
We can also help with finding volunteer placements.
|Single room with ensuite bathroom||500 USD (per month)|
|Twin & Double room with ensuite bathroom||390 USD (per person per month)|
|Private Triple room with ensuite bathroom||360 USD (per person per month)|
|4 bed room with shared bathroom||240 USD (per person per month)|
|4 bed room with ensuite bathroom||240 USD (per person per month)|
|6 bed dorm||200 USD (per person per month)|
*NOTE: We only accept cash either Tanzanian Shilling, USD or Euro. Group discounts are available for groups bigger than 10 people up on request.*