Katambuga House

Set in flowering gardens and surrounded by coffee estates, Katambuga House is an island of tranquility. Katambuga House is an elegant and stylish eight-room lodge set on expansive grounds on the Endurance Estate near Arusha. With attention to detail, caring staff offering excellent dining, Katambuga house is a destination in its own right. 

The lodge sits in an area of expansive tropical gardens. The peaceful location and welcoming pool will restore your sense of inner calm. You can see countless indigenous birds when you stroll through the gardens and fields, with Mount Meru dominating the skyline to the north. At night wonder at the multitudes of stars above.

Katambuga House offers accommodation for the safari and business traveler alike and is within a 10-minute drive of Arusha’s domestic airport. Arusha town is within easy reach of the lodge, and it serves perfectly as a starting point for a safari to the famous national parks of Tanzania.

Casually elegant, the cozy main house features a selection of original photography and African art. The main house features four bedrooms, each with its private bathroom. The adjacent two family cottages offer additional two interconnecting rooms each, all with its private bathroom. Large king-size beds or twin queen-size beds are available. Katambuga house welcomes up to twenty guests and can be booked on a private basis. Located less than 10 minutes drive from Arusha airport; the lodge is perfectly situated as a starting point for a North Tanzanian safari.

The stylishly decorated rooms offer a high standard of accommodation and service. All rooms open up to covered verandas, furnished with lounging chairs, overlooking the tropical gardens and the grand views further afield, making for a perfect place to relax before or after a safari. Airy and well-lit, the rooms offer all amenities to make your stay as comfortable and memorable as possible. You will find in all rooms an electric combination safe, hairdryers, ceiling fans, and mosquito nets, a writing desk, and a comfortable sitting corner.

All rooms include a full breakfast served in the main room; toasted bread and homemade rolls, a selection of 3 different cereals, milk, yogurt, a selection of seasonal fruits, raspberries, jams, bacon, sausages, and eggs made to taste are the very basics for starting your day in perfection. The lodge provides guests daily with unlimited fresh drinking water, fresh linens and room towels, pool towels, daily maid service, free wifi, and a laundry service on request. 

Katambuga house is a cozy 8 room lodge (4 in the main house, 4 in cottages-interlocking) situated in a green and tranquil setting on the western outskirts of Arusha. The lodge offers attentive service and fine dining.

Swimming Pool / Entertainment Area

Katambuga House has a glorious outdoor swimming pool and entertainment area, which is perfect for evening sundowners too.

Bird Watching

Surrounded by explosions of colour and a constant medley of bird song; Katambuga's garden is the perfect sanctuary for any bird watching enthusiast.

Coffee Tours

Arabica and Robusta coffee are Tanzania’s largest export; where the art of coffee-making has been refined to near on perfection. Grown in Tanzania’s rich volcanic soil, coffee is the primary source of income for many Tanzanians and a tour around one of the many outstanding plantations is well worth it.


Enjoy blissful rejuvenating and muscle-relaxing spa treatments - which we can book for you during your stay with us.

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