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We stayed at Stella Maris before and after climbing Kili and before flying home after traveling through Tanzania. The rooms were very clean with bug nets and AC. We had a view of Kilimanjaro - simply beautiful! We were provided fresh breakfasts of delicious fruits and pancakes, and their lunch and dinners were very healthy and well made meals (and...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Innocent and his team provide a genuinely warm welcome upon arrival and return from climbing Kilimanjaro. Comfortable rooms, generous breakfasts, delicious burritos, bar with views of the mountain, hot showers, luggage storage. And supporting the neighbouring school. What more could you ask for???!!! Thanks Stella Maris!

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Stella Maris before & after climbing Kili. Location was excellent, about 15 mins drive from the town Moshi. Rooms had views of the mountain, were clean & spacious with hot water (stayed at 203 & 205). Rooms had aircon & nets on the windows & beds. We only had one power outage during the stay which...

Thank Eirini P
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a week in Zimbabwe & three nights in the Serengeti, Ashleigh, Matt & I flew into Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania to rest our heads for a night in Moshi before departing back to the States the next day. I had found Stella Maris after searching online for places to stay in Moshi, and was moved by how its...

1Thank TylerCollen
Tromso, Norway
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great service. Amazing staff. Beds with mosquito nets and good wifi. But the one thing I did not like were the towels that are provided by this lodge. They provided us a sort of table cloth that are use as towels instead. A bit annoying I must say.

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Stan_Taylor, Guest Relations Manager at Stella Maris Lodge, responded to this review

We are very happy that you stayed with us at Stella Maris. Thank you for the compliment to our staff and the service they provide. We do have the very best staff! We are always willing to do our best to meet the needs of our guests and to make them feel as if they are a part of our...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 12 March 2017

After days on safari, Stella Maris was the first time we were at a Tanzanian owned property and able to get away from buffets. The food here is great, and if you can, have your guide explain to them that you want local meals. Or you can just tell the staff yourself and have them surprise you. The food is...

Thank kimberley l
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say, this place is brilliant. We stayed here before and after our Kili climb. On arrival and departure, Teddy greeted us with a big hug and all of the staff were incredibly welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were large and spacious with balconies to relax in the sun, on the return stay we...

Thank cezcj
Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I stayed here twice, 2 nights before I climbed to Kili and 3 nights after I returned from the mountain. I was so happy to stay here. They had everything, good beds with mosquito nets, hot shower, great breakfast, good wifi, computer and printer, luggage storing. Everything was included in the same price. Since my friend and I used to...

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I recently traveled to Moshi, Tanzania for purposes of climbing Kilimanjaro. The guide company I used (Ultimate Kilimanjaro) put me up in 2 different hotels while there. The first was the keys hotel, which I was not impressed with both from a cleanliness perspective or from a comfort approach. (lots of bugs, both dead and alive) So when I was...

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

I stayed at Stella Maris in Moshi the night before and after climbing Kilimanjaro. The Hotel was chosen by Ultimate Kilimanjaro, the company that we chose to climb Kilimanjaro with. The Stella Maris hotel was great. The staff is very friendly and kind. Very welcoming is Teddy with her big smile. The hotel offers a restaurant, swimming pool and a...

Thank Helmut H

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel, conference center, restaurant and bar at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. Just 25 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport. All proceeds from the hotel go to fund the adjacent Stella Maris Primary School for orphaned or at-risk children of Mailisita village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stella Maris Lodge

Address: Moshi-Arusha Road | P.O. Box 3041, Moshi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Moshi
Price Range: €73 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stella Maris Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Ask for a room with a view to Kilimanjaro and the school.”
  • The view from the balcony! The school yard and the mountain!
viktorijarudyte, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a balcony facing Kilimanjaro.”
584rishid, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor for better water pressure”
sallypilates, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 1 floor away from the noisy bar.”
  • Our bedroom
Jen78703, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with views of Kilimanjaro are best. Other side offers views of garden. All rooms include balconies”
mmadsen51, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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