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:
- National Microfinance Bank (NMB) – Lushoto
- Campus B – SEKOMU
- 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
Contact 2: Dr. Anneth Munga
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
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: email@example.com
(+255) 078 436 0624
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.
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
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
Contact email: Contact@lawnshotel.co.tz
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.
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
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.