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International Association of Special Education

Fostering a Global Exchange of Ideas and Information

Day one arrival on Saturday July 13, 2019: When you arrive in Tanzania your first night, transportation and lodging will be on your own. This will give you time to rest up and explore the sites and sound (depending on where you land of Arusha, Moshi and or Tanga). We have listed the pick up hotels for your convenience. The next day, Sunday July 14th, plan to arrive at the following locations: (New Sarfari Hotel in Arusha, The Lutheran Uhuru Hostel in Moshi, and the Mkonge Hotel in Tanga) by 7:00 am to give ample time for your luggage to be placed in these vans. It will take approximately 5-7 hours for your field trip up the mountain to Lushoto/Magamba area. Here are more options and or possible choices for your first day stay in Tanzania. You will have to choose your conference lodging from the options below.   

Conference Lodging July 14-17th or 18th, 2019

The IASE Conference Committee has arranged accommodation options at seven hotels/University campus. These hotels/campus site have been selected due to their rates, cleanliness and close location to the University. Room rates are listed in Tanzanian shillings TZS and USD . Use the currency converter below to calculate the current rate. All rates listed are per night. All rates 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 hostels and hotels only accept Tanzanian currency. Please check with the accommodation site prior to booking to see if credit cards are also accepted.

All Lushoto lodging sites are about a 20 minute ride up the mountain from town to the University campus in Magamba - the Conference site. In town transport will be provided to the University and back once a day in the morning and in the evening.

Each conference participant can select a hotel of his or her choosing and make the appropriate arrangements. Some suggested contacts and links are listed below. Please note many of these are also available on booking.com. To ensure 2 hours arrival time for your return flight back to your final destination, please book late evening flights. Otherwise you will have to spend another evening exploring Moshi, Arusha or Tanga.

Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University

Address: SEKUMO Campus


Dr. Anneth Munga

Estate Manager- SEKOMU

Email: [email protected] or

[email protected]

Cellphone: +255787434543

or Dr. Albert Sheka Idahya

email: [email protected]

mobile phone: +255787021832

Room: Single, double and faculty housing are available at this site for $20USD which includes breakfast and dinner.

Wifi is available with a TV in dining hall area. This site is located in Magamba.

Delegates You can book by emailing your information to

[email protected] or

[email protected]



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Euros (EUR)

Address: Lushoto, Tanzania

Contact email:

[email protected]

This hostel has clean rooms, with WiFi, hot showers, single and double beds with mosqu​ito 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.

Delegates: You can book by clicking on the reservations button below.


Address: P.O.Box 51, Lushoto,Tanzania

Contact email: [email protected]


+255 784 523 710 or


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.

Delegates: You can book by clicking on the reservations button below. 


Highland Park Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 246, Lushoto, Tanzania.

Contact email:

[email protected]





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.


Address: PO Box 358, Lushoto, Tanzania

Contact email: [email protected]



(+255) 078 436 0624

This lodge 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.

Delegates: You can book by clicking on the reservations button below.


Address: P.O. Box 272, Lushoto, Tanzania

Contact email: [email protected]

Phone: 0752282769

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.

Delegates: Click on reservations for more information.


Address: P.O. Box 33


Contact email: [email protected]




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. .

Delegates: Click on reservations for more information.


Address: P.O.Box 34, Lushoto, Tanzania

Contact: Ruddy Muller

+255 784 315661 ,


[email protected], [email protected]

Phone: Office +255 782 315666, 027 2640204,

+255 782 315 

This lodge can 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 

Delegates: Click on reservations for more information.


Address: P.O Box 102

Lushoto, Tanzania

Contact email: [email protected]



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) 95000TSZ/$40USD; double

75,000TXZ/$35USD to triple rooms 85000/$38USD.

Delegates: Click on reservations for more information.