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Machweo House

An idyllic place to relax overlooking Mount Meru

Machweo House
Machweo House

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Review

Sitting next to its sister property, Onsea House, Machweo House is a beautifully elegant guesthouse overlooking the slopes of Mount Meru. The house shares its facilities (such as its pool, seating areas, and its restaurant) with Onsea House but there is plenty of space surrounded by lush tropical gardens that it always feels spacious. Machweo House is more luxurious in terms of its accommodation.

Location

This quaint little guesthouse is located on the way out of Arusha and looks out to the slopes of Mount Meru. The hotel is in a good location for those staying in Arusha the night before or after a safari as both Kilimanjaro, Arusha airport, and Arusha town are all easily accessible.

Layout

The rooms are spread out along a stone walkway. The rooms are all accessible to the main area, which homes the reception area, pool, outdoor seating, and the restaurant. The chef is a Michelin-star chef and is an exquisite asset to Machweo and Onsea House. The sister property (Onsea House) share the same amenities but they are separated by tropical gardens so it always feels spacious.

Rooms

The rooms are spacious and elegant. The beds (either twin or double) are comfortable and the fabrics are all light-coloured and soft, making the room feel welcoming and bright. The ensuite bathrooms are spacious, with a large shower and all of the amenities. Some of the rooms are perfect for honeymooners or couples as they have large bathtubs and comfortable living areas.

Activities

Arusha is usually a destination for an overnight stop, either after a long-haul flight or before a flight home. For those looking to relax in Arusha for a few days, Machweo House is the perfect place as the accommodation, location, ambiance and staff are all boxes ticked off.

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Simple yet luxurious

Availability - the restaurant is so popular!

Our rating: 
5
User rating: 
4
Price: 
4

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