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Kigoma Hilltop Hotel is a 4-star hotel set just outside the busy town of Kigoma, overlooking Lake Tanganyika. The hotel is located 15 minutes from Kigoma Airport, and 5 minutes from Ujiji Town. The nearest airport is Kigoma Airport in Kigoma Town about 20 minutes drive to the lodge.
The scenic town of Kigoma is the largest town on Lake Tanganyika and the gateway to Tanzania’s Western Parks such as Gombe Stream and the Mahale Mountains. The town is also famous for its high-quality Daaga fish, which is sold locally and exported to neighboring counties, as well as for its palm oil.
No tour of Kigoma is complete without a visit to the Katonga Fishing Village where you can discover more about the life of the local people, which has changed little over the centuries. There are 30 cottage-style rooms at Kigoma Hilltop Hotel, decorated in an old-world colonial style, Every room offers a view of Lake Tanganyika from its private balcony.
Kigoma Hilltop rooms have a/c, en suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water, satellite television, and refrigerators in the living room and bedroom. The rooms are comfortable enough, spacious, and clean. Other hotel facilities include; a swimming pool facing the lake, a well-equipped gym, Tennis courts, Table tennis, a Pool table, a private beach, a restaurant, and conference venues.
The Sangara Restaurant at Kigoma Hilltop Hotel offers a la carte meals for hotel guests and visitors. Both light and full meals are offered while buffet menus can be prepared on request.
Kigoma Hilltop Hotel has 2 conference venues – The first venue hosts up to 55 delegates while the second venue hosts up to 150 delegates. The venues are air-conditioned and include an overhead projector, flip chart, marker pens, note pads and pens, 2 x 500ml water, sweets on the table, and morning and afternoon tea in the restaurant. Buffet lunches and dinners can be arranged as well.
Activities available at Kigoma Hilltop Hotel include; Swimming, Kayaking, water sports at the Private Beach, Boat Safaris on Lake Tanganyika, Ujiji and Livingstone Tour, Visit Microfinance Initiatives that interest you, and volunteering your time and/ or resources and boat excursion. Cool off in the water either at the hotel’s private swimming pool or private beach.
Kigoma Hilltop Hotel Tanzania Accommodation Rates
2023 Kigoma Hilltop Hotel Tanzania Accommodation Rates Per Night Include;
Accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, Tourism Development Levy, and Value Added Tax
|70 US Dollars||100 US Dollars|
|140 US Dollars||
140 US Dollars
|160 US Dollars||
160 US Dollars
* Children of all ages are welcome at Kigoma Hilltop Hotel
* Day Trip to Gombe Stream National Park for chimpanzee trekking available on request
* The nearest airport is Kigoma Airport in Kigoma Town about 20 minutes drive to the lodge
* The minimum participating age for chimpanzee trekking as determined by TANAPA is 15 years old
* If you would like to spend more days exploring the park, you can stay at Mbali Mbali Gombe Lodge
* If you are interested in visiting the chimpanzees of Gombe National Park on a budget, we recommend you stay at Kigoma Hilltop Hotel and take a day trip to the park
* Junior Suite – 9 Doubles
* Honeymoon Suite – 1 Double
* Executive Room – 16 Doubles, 4 Twins
Accommodation Rates Exclude;
* Travel insurance
* Day Trip to Gombe National Park
* Flying doctor/medical evacuation
* Kayaking – 10 US Dollars per person
* Entrance fees/gratuities at sites are paid directly by guests
* Meals and beverages ordered a la carte from the on-site restaurant
* Ujiji Livingstone Memorial Tour – Vehicle transfers are 50 US Dollars for a maximum of 4 passengers & 150 for a maximum of 22 passengers
* Kigoma Hilltop Hotel is a dry property. No alcoholic beverages are served; guests are free to purchase and consume their drinks in the privacy of their own rooms
* Return airport transfer from Kigoma Airport – Kigoma Hilltop Hotel – 50 US Dollars for a maximum of 4 passengers in the vehicle & 150 US Dollars for a maximum of 22 passengers in the coaster bus