Lushoto is a quaint town with a village feel to it. It is set in the Usambaras 1500 meters above sea level, founded in the 1890’s by German settlers.
We have some of the best camping facilities in Tanzania available on our grounds.
These include: Hot & Cold individual shower blocks, toilets, spacious grounds & sheltered cooking “banda”.
Guests are welcome to use the free Wi-Fi located in the main building.
Our Deluxe and Executive staying guests are free to use our newly built Sauna. Standard room, Campers and day guests are welcome to use the Sauna for a small fee.
We have a well stocked bar with a large selection of Beer, Liquor, Wine and Soft Drinks.
Our Dining room serves a continental breakfast from 7.30am until 10am. We offer a light A la Carte lunch menu which can be enjoyed either in our dining room or on the verandah. During dinner we offer a 3 course set menu at 25,000tsh per person. Please note that we need to make dinner preparations according to number of guests so please do let us know if you will be joining us and if there are any allergies or dietary restrictions we need to take into consideration.
We are very close to town; roughly 1km which offers a wide range of eating options should you not wish to dine in our restaurant. Places recommended are Mama Mia for Pizza/Pasta. Kaya for a more local experience.
Campers are welcome to utilise all hotel facilities.
Bus services are available to all major towns daily although tickets will need to be purchased the day before travelling.
Taxi services are also available.
Banking services are limited to USD, EUR, Sterling. We accept Visa and MasterCard plus a 4.9% service fee. There are two working ATMs in town that accept all major credit cards.
Cell phone coverage in Lushoto is very good.
Telephone rates have been highly reduced for overseas calls, although no collect calls are available in Tanzania.
Medical facilities have been greatly improved and the local hospital offers competent and assuring care.
Shopping for campers needs is readily available – fresh, dry or imported goods.
Child minding on request is reasonably rated.
Please note that tipping is encouraged.