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White House of Tanzania

p.o box 7370


If you are looking for an amazing and affordable place you stay in Arusha, then the White House of Tanzania is the place to be!

We are located in the area Daraja Mbili, which is only 15 minutes walk from the town center, where you will find cafes, shops and 24-hour ATMs. Our area is less touristy than others, which gives you a unique experience of Tanzania as well as the hostel feeling.

With various types of rooms from 15 USD per person per night, we are the place to be for both couples, families and single backpackers. And as our prices are included both WIFI and 3 meals everyday, it is a pretty sweet deal!

Further more, we can help you arrange safari, trekkings, day trips and even volunteer placements for a good purpose, if you are interested. So contact us, book your stay and join the fun today!


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Included
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Reading Light
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire



Traveler Reviews

“Great stay!”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 29, 2021

Stayed here a night on our way north, was a great place clean good, facilities and cheap beer! Junior was also very helpful answering our questions. Note there's nothing of interest in walking...


Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 28, 2021

I had a great time in the whote house of Tanzania. The people are vey nice, everything is clean. I liked it a lot. :) There is a bar with fair prices, snooker, beds and a lot of places to chill at...

“Amazing Solo visit”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 12, 2021

I had only been travelling by myself for 1 week before getting here. And was amazed about the warm welcome and happy faces when getting here. The food for breakfast, lunch and dinner were all amazing...


From Airport or Bus station please take a taxi to get to the White House of Tanzania.
Tell the driver to drive till to Njiro Complex / Cinama :
Just between Cinama and Petrol station there is a rough road in between, leave the main road and follow the rough road till you get to the junction road. Here you will see our sign and you will take the road that's on your right. Just follow the road while looking on your left, you should see on our get one of our sign and your defiantly at the gate of The famous White House(hostel). Ring the door bell and someone will be there to welcome you warmly!

We also offer to arrange your transport from the airport to The White House with a fair price. All you need to do is let us know your time and date of arrival.


This property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay

The kitchen is not self catering as we provide the three meals everyday. However, special conditions or wishes will of course be considered.
You're not allowed to smoke inside the rooms.
For the safety it's not allowed to leave the house alone at night.
People are not allowed to bring Guests without letting us know.
All the people in the house are advised to buy water instead of drinking from the tab so they will stay healthy and enjoy their stay.