Onsea House

Onsea House is located just outside Arusha, perched on a hill, overlooking the Maasai steppe, Arusha, the Monduli Mountains and Mount Meru. It is situated in a peaceful setting, perfect for spectacular sundowners and a truly rural feel only a 7 minute drive from Arusha town centre and 30 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The lodging style includes self contained guest cottage, prime guestroom, and private family room within a calm African-Colonial setting, featuring elegant decorations.

Arusha Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Onsea House exterior
Arusha Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Onsea House exterior
Arusha Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Onsea House Rhino room
Arusha Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Onsea House Breakfast room
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    The cosy and tranquil Country Inn consists of rooms opening onto the shared terrace. The guest cottage is self contained and has private wooden balconies. The prime guestroom in the Country Inn features a spacious bedroom, sitting and office area with free wireless internet, mini-bar and a spectacular view from the terrace of surrounding area. En-suite bathroom with hot shower and washroom is also included in the room. The guest cottage features a private wooden balcony with swimming pool and garden view, en-suite bathroom with hot bath and washroom. The private family room on the top floor features a cozy bed with Zanzibar style mosquito net, wireless internet access, washing basin, and satellite TV.

      Day Room

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        Onsea House Restaurants

        Breakfast and dinner is served in the Breakfast room or on the Maasai styled veranda, weather permitting. The Maasai styled veranda is featured with local handcrafted sofas, tables and Maasai chairs and small charcoal fires are made to ward off the evening breeze on Namasi Hill. The country style kitchen rounds off the picture of a peaceful African home.

          Onsea House Activities

          During the day guests can book the outdoor Hippo Pool jacuzzi, exercise, or simply read a book on the Zanzibar-style day bed. A relaxing massage or aroma therapy can be arranged upon request. A private entertainment lounge and bar is available on the ground floor providing a personal service limited to Onsea House residents; undoubtedly the most relaxing place in town to play pool, have a local or Belgian beer or a delicious cocktail mixed at the bar. Cool off in the swimming pool and relax in the lush green gardens of the inn after a thrilling safari.

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