IASE Accommodation

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS FOR CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

Where can a conference participant book accommodation?

(A) For accommodation while in Arusha or Moshi or Tanga, kindly visit booking.com

(B) For accommodation during the conference:

The IASE Conference Committee has arranged accommodation options at EIGHT hotels/hostels and at the university campus.  The hotels/hostels have been selected due to their rates, cleanliness, affinity to the main road and closeness to the university. Room rates are listed in Tanzanian shillings TZS and USD. All rates listed are per night and they include breakfast. When making your reservation, indicate that you are attending the conference of the International Association of Special Education (IASE). Please note that most hotels/hostels only accept Tanzanian currency. Automated Teller Machines (ATM) are available, thus you can draw money from your Visa card or Mastercard. The ATMs are located at the following places:

  1. National Microfinance Bank (NMB) – Lushoto
  2. Campus B – SEKOMU
  3. Post Office – Lushoto

Please check with the accommodation site prior to booking to see if credit cards are accepted.

(1) SEKOMU CAMPUS HOSTELS

Post Address: SEKOMU, P.O. Box 370, LUSHOTO.

Location: SEKOMU, Magamba.

Contact 1: Dr. Albert Sheka Idahya

albertshekaidahya@gmail.com

Cell-phone/WhatsApp: +255787021832

Contact 2: Dr. Anneth Munga

international@irl-sekomu.org

Cell-phone/WhatsApp: +255789738164

Rooms: Self-contained single and double rooms. There are also rooms for 4-6 persons.

Costs per person and per day:

  • Single US$ 20 (TZS. 45,000/=) per day
  • Double US$ 20 (TZS. 45,000/=) per person and per day.
  • Four to six people US$ 15 (TZS. 27,000/=) per person and per day.

Kindly NOTE that these generous rates include breakfast, dinner and a cup of tea before going to bed. Wifi is available at both campuses A and B with a TV in the dining hall area. You can book accommodation by sending your request to the addresses shown above.


(2) TUMAINI HOSTEL

Address: Lushoto, Tanzania

Contact email: tumaini@elct.ned.org

This hostel has clean rooms, with WiFi, hot showers, single and  double beds with mosquito  netting. Accessible for those with physical disabilities on the bottom floor only.

Rooms: A variety of choices available from  a single, double and or  triple. 

Single:  35,000 TZS/$16 USD;

Double:  35,000 TZS/ $16 USD ;Triple (3-4 persons per room) 20,000 TZS / $9 USD per person. Breakfast is included.

(3) S:T EUGENE’S HOSTEL

Address: P.O.Box 51, Lushoto,Tanzania

Contact email: info@usambara-st-eugene.com

Phone: +255 784 523 710 or 0784997930

St. Eugene’s Lodge has comfortable, modern and spotless rooms with bathrooms and perfect hot showers. All rooms have balconies with views over banana fields and the Usambara mountains. It is run by an order of Tanzanian sisters. Tasty meals are available from 8,000 TZS/$4 USD. High quality home-made cheese, local jam and banana wine are sold by the sisters.

Rooms:

Single $25 USD

Double $45 USD

Triple $54 USD

Suite $ 60  USD

Tanzanian Resident rates

Single 30000/TZS $14 USD

Double 54000 TZS/$24USD

Triple 64800 TZS /$29USD

Suite 72000 TZS /$32USD  

Breakfast is included.

(4) HIGHLAND PARK HOTEL

Address: P.O. Box 246, Lushoto, Tanzania.

Contact email: lushotohighlandpark@yahoo.com
 

Phones:

+255789428911

+255272640001

+255716112132 

This hotel has comfortable rooms on the ground and second floor with bathrooms and hot showers. Each room also has a TV. Other services include WiFi and laundry. Optional BBQ dinner buffet is available along with a mini bar (additional charges).

Other options include hiking, trekking and walking to the rain forest with minimal charges.

Rooms:

Single $35 USD; Double (two persons) $50.00 USD;

Triple (two or more persons) $25.00 USD. Breakfast is included.

Delegates:  Best to reach via email.

(5) AVOCADO LODGE

Address: PO Box 358, Lushoto, Tanzania 

Contact email: info@avocadolodge.com

Phones:

+255773282212

(+255) 078 436 0624

This lodge is a cozy accommodation situated in a serene environment in  Lushoto, Each room has a wardrobe, a worktable, a TV with satellite reception and an en-suite bathroom. Local and continental meals are served at the onsite restaurant. Complimentary breakfast is served daily.
The lodge features an event facility and a business centre. Laundry service is provided for an extra charge. 

Rooms:

Rates vary from 60,000  TZS ($27USD) to 90,000TZS($40 USD).  Single and double rooms (one bed for a couple). Breakfast is included.

(6) KAKAKUONA RESORT

Address: P.O. Box 272, Lushoto, Tanzania
Contact email: Kakakuonainfo@yahoo.com 

Phone: 0752282769

Situated in Lushoto, the Kakakuona Resort offers a garden and free WiFi. With a bar, the property also features a restaurant. Lushoto Tourism Information Centre is a 5-minute walk away. At the resort, all rooms have a wardrobe and a flat-screen TV, with a private bathroom, certain rooms at Kakakuona Resort also offer a mountain view. The accommodation offers a children’s playground.

Rooms: Range from singles 30,000 TZS/ $14 USD to doubles at 45,000TSZ/ $20 USD  to Executive (3-4 persons) 80,000 TZS/$36. Breakfast is included.

(7) LAWNS HOTEL

Address: P.O. Box 33

Lushoto,Tanzania

Contact email: Contact@lawnshotel.co.tz

Telephone: 

+255652315914

+255759914144

Guests are welcome to use the free Wi-Fi located in the main building. During dinner they offer a 3 course set menu at 25,000 TZS or $10.99 USD per person. 

Rooms: Range from a budget twin to a family suite. Prices for one person in a standard room 75,000 TSZ/$35 to 30,000 TSZ/$ 14.

Rooms for two persons are 75,000 TSZ/$35USD. Breakfast is included. .

(8) MULLER’S LODGE

Address:  P.O.Box 34, Lushoto, Tanzania

Contact: Ruddy Muller  +255784315661.

Emails: info@mullersmountainlodge.co.tz, mullersmountainlodge@yahoo.com

Phones: Office +255 782 315666, 027 2640204, +255 782 315 

This lodge has stylish standard rooms and cottages with fire places. Some activities in the area include bird watching, hiking, and/or cycling. 

Rooms: A variety of choices available from a single room $45 USD or Double room $60 USD. Breakfast is included.  This facility is suitable for those with physical challenges.

(9) EXECUTIVE LODGE

Address:  P.O Box 102

Lushoto, Tanzania

Contact email: Info@lushotoexecutivelodge.co.tz

Phone: +255655864764 and +255784969848

Lushoto Executive Lodge is situated in the Usambara Mountains. This Lodge will offer you self-catering units, double rooms and twin rooms. All rooms are fully equipped with en-suite bathrooms and television sets. Set in a natural garden with flowers and singing birds, the self-contained and well-equipped cottages.

Rooms: A variety of choices are available  from single to  double to triple rooms. Prices range from single (one person) 95000TZS/$40USD; double 75,000TZS/$35USD to triple rooms 85000/$38USD.