Onsea House

Onsea House

Welcome to Onsea House, Arusha’s most relaxing home away from home. The concept offers guests the most luxurious bed and breakfast in Arusha. We want our guests to enjoy the kind of comfort you can’t find in any other guesthouse.

Highlights

Arusha’s most relaxing home feeling establishment owned and run by the family Janssens-Onsea family, opened in July 2006. As a luxurious bed and breakfast we offer relieve, privacy, personalised service and exclusive fine dining.

Need to Know

Onsea House consists of five tastefully decorated and peaceful rooms surrounded by beautifully landscaped garden: two double suites and a self-contained guest cottage that can easily accommodate up to six people.


SafarisSafaris


Several half or full day activities can be planned on last minute base.

Walking and canoe safaris in close by Arusha National Park.

Half or Full daytrip to close by Arusha National Park (30 minutes away).

Daytrip to Tarangire NP and Manyara NP (90 minutes away).

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Birdlife in and around the lodge with 100 species birding list in the rooms.

Galagos (bush babies), genet and even serval have been spotted around the lodge.

Fairly certain of sighting of giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, bushbucks, klipspringers, dik-diks, buffaloes, hippos, black and white colobus monkeys, flamingos in close by Arusha NP.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Meru Cultural Tourism programs.

Curio shopping in Arusha.

Baraa Primary School project, offering free education for over 1500 children which we support in collaboration with iThemba Foundation.

FacilitiesFacilities

Onsea House is a haven of tranquility and has everything to offer to exhale. From an outdoor floodlit swimming pool with lawn bar to a private entertainment lounge bar, it is the perfect place to wind down in style. And for those who find this too much activity we have a Jacuzzi and massage area where you can dream away.

AccommodationAccommodation

Onsea House consists of five tastefully decorated and peaceful rooms surrounded by beautifully landscaped garden: two double suites and a self-contained guest cottage that can easily accommodate up to six people.

AccoladesAccolades

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Winner 2013

AFAR magazine “best place in Arusha”

Bradt Guides “one of the only exclusive places in Arusha”

Centurion magazine

Climb Mount Kilimjaro guide

Footprint Guides

Frommer’s “find”, top pick in Arusha

Guide du Routard

Lonely Planet

Rough Guides “author pick"

SeasonSeason

Low season: April + May

High season: March + June + 1st November - 19th December

Peak season: 1st January to 28th February + 1st July to 31st October + 20th December - 31st December

Average StayAverage Stay

Before or after safari 1-3 days.

Before and/or after Kilimanjaro climb 1-3 days.

Before and/or after beach holidays 1-3 days.

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

US$ 200 per person per day:

From US$ 210 for a single room on Bed & Breakfast base in the Low Season to US$ 775 for a triple room on Full Board in the peak season

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children 0-2 sharing with adults free of charge

Children above 3 get food and drinks discounts only

Safari Awards History

Year Category W RU HC F N
2014 Best Safari Cuisine in Africa
2013 Best Safari Cuisine in Africa
2011 Best Safari Cuisine in Africa

KEY:
- Winner (W)    - Runner Up (RU)   
- Highly Commended (HC)    - Finalist (F)    - Nominee (N)

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Onsea House's website.

Pool & Leisure area Private Balcony
Pool & Leisure area
Private Balcony