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Usa River Swahili American Pink Panther Homestay

Jacob is a superhost.
Jacob

Usa River Swahili American Pink Panther Homestay

Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bathroom
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bathroom
Jacob is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Come stay at our quiet welcoming homestay, which is situated only 100 meters away from one of Usa River's mountain streams. The riverine habitat supports a variety of bird life, bush babies, along with vervet and colobus monkeys! We have a small garden and fruit trees (bananas, avocados, guava, mulberry, and pomegranate) that provide delicious and organic fruit, and vegetables, which are yours for the taking!! We invite you to enjoy our hotel like service with homestay hopsitality, Karibu!

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Breakfast
Essentials
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Availability

Reviews

14 reviews
Communication
5.0
Cleanliness
5.0
Check-in
5.0
Accuracy
4.9
Value
4.9
Location
4.8
Goog User Profile
Goog
November 2018
Really enjoyed my stay with Jacob and Majouma at their lovely home. The room was spotless and spacious and the surrounding forest was beautiful for walks. We spotted monkeys and lots of birds, it was a peaceful spot with beautiful orchards and gardens within the homestead. Nice…
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Response from Jacob:
We appreciate your kind words Grace. Hope to see you back again, Karibu!
November 2018
Samira User Profile
Samira
November 2019
I had a wonderful stay at Jacobs and Mwajumas guesthouse! They are both really lovely and helpful. Mwajuma is an amazing cook and I enjoyed trying all the different dishes for dinner. The breakfast was also really good. I always had fruits and something else. If you like…
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Response from Jacob:
You're welcome Samira, and thanks for the kind review. We'd love to have you back anytime... Randall included!
November 2019
Yining User Profile
Yining
August 2019
A nice house and you'll enjoy a good time here. You also pay for food supplies and play with dog and cat.
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Response from Jacob:
Hi Yining it was a pleasure hosting you and thank you for your kind review. Welcome back any time!
August 2019
Miriam User Profile
Miriam
August 2019
Jacob and his wife are lovely and caring hosts. They have great things to offer near Arusha and Mwajuma is a fantastic cook. The room is nice and we had a relaxing stay at Usa river for a really good budget. I would highly recommend this homestay!
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Response from Jacob:
You're welcome Miriam! It was a pleasure hosting you and Franzi, feel free to come back anytime.
August 2019
Crossley User Profile
Crossley
July 2019
Jacob is a great host. The location is excellent and his dog and cat are adorable.
Jacob User Profile
Response from Jacob:
Thanks Crossley. You're welcome again anytime!
July 2019
Stefan User Profile
Stefan
June 2019
We had a very pleasant stay at Jacob's. We booked full board last minute which was not a problem. The food cooked by his wife was excellent! Jacob was a great host, always available and up for an interesting conversation. One remark for others considering to book this place: You…
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Response from Jacob:
Thanks for the great feedback Stefan. You're welcome again anytime!
June 2019
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Dimitri
April 2019
Our stay at Jacobs house in the middle of the forest, surrounded by monkeys, was fantastic. Although Jacob was not present during our stay, he was easily accessible via (Hidden by Airbnb) and helped a lot in organizing trips etc. His wife cooks absolutely delicious african food,…
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Response from Jacob:
Thanks Dimitri, and glad that you enjoyed your stay! Welcome back any time.
April 2019

Hosted by Jacob

Somerville, NJJoined in July 2016
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17 Reviews
Verified
Jacob is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm an America/Irish citizen domiciled in Tanzania! My wife Mwajuma, (a Swahili) and I, host travelers at our listing in Arusha- Usa River Swahili American Pink Panther Homestay. Mwajuma is an interior designer at heart and a trained seamstress, much of the fabric in this…
Interaction with guests
We love to spend our non-work hours interacting with guests, and are always accessible via phone or whatsapp. There will always be someone around the homestay to help.
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
Always communicate through AirbnbTo protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 12:00 - 17:00
Checkout: 10:00
Check-in
12:00 - 17:00
Checkout
10:00

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events

Cancellations