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Mazzola Safari House and Backpacking

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Mazzola Safari House and Backpacking

Private room in house
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths

Mazzola Backpackers is located in the Mianzini neighborhood, a 20-minute walking distance to downtown Arusha. It is located on the slopes of the magnificent Mt. Meru with large beautiful gardens, an outdoor fireplace and sitting areas. The house has rooms with price ranging from $10 - $25, single room, master bedroom, double decker rooms. The house is in a middle class area mixed with Masai and other Tanzania tribes. The house is close to good hiking areas and amazing views of Arusha Town.


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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed


Step-free access to the bedroom
Accessible-height bed



30 reviews
Lowine User Profile
October 2018
I only stayed one night but it was amazing. The place was clean and welcoming and Innocent was really kind to answer all my questions. He gave me some really good advice on the planning of my vacation. I would definitely come back for a longer stay and totally recommend…
Rob User Profile
April 2018
Innocent is the King of hosts! His home is an oasis; numerous fruit trees, well kept lawns, a tiny chill out shack and plenty of space to hang out. The meals are simple and delicious....lots of seconds. It’s like you’re hanging out in a friends house. Innocent is a very affable…
Jane User Profile
July 2019
Innocents is a real ambassador for his county. He goes out of his way to assist you in any way he can. Great advise ,Friendly, happy, has a great dog loved our stay with with him.
Paul User Profile
March 2019
Innocent is a phenomenal host. You can’t go wrong if you can find the place. It’s out of the way on a rough road. Make the effort, you won’t be disappointed.
Alex User Profile
January 2019
The host canceled this reservation 76 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Felix User Profile
September 2018
Great place to relax and be close to Arusha downtown. Innocent has been a wonderful host with great recommendations about activities around Arusha.
Felix User Profile
September 2018
Innocent is a very friendly host. He gave us good tips to do hikes and nearby activities. I highly recommend his place - it is like a quiet oasis very close to the center of Arusha. We could relax and chill before going into the wild...

Hosted by Innocent

Joined in January 2017
Innocent User Profile
30 Reviews
Born in Arusha & Raised in Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Travel guy and a farmer, I like the outdoors. Africa Safari & Culture freak. Love Music & Art. At the moment my favorite book would be "fear of flying" by Erica Jong. Big Chelsea Fc fan.
Interaction with guests
The manager is available on the property to help guests at any time during their stay. The manager is very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and activities.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Check-in: After 3PM

House Rules

  • Pets are allowed
  • Smoking is allowed
  • Parties and events are allowed