Stella Maris Lodge


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The Stella Maris is a new 25-room lodge conveniently located on the main road from Kilimanjaro International Airport just before reaching the climbing and safari capital of Moshi. Just 25 minutes from the airport, the Stella Maris is one of the closest hotels and is situated in the peaceful village of Mailisita, with 24-hour front desk service and private balcony views of Kilimanjaro, on the outskirts of Moshi itself.

hotel frontdesk

Our Story

The Lodge and the adjacent Stella Maris English-Medium Primary School were built by the people of Mailisita in partnership with the Mailisita Foundation – a US-based orphan relief organization. The income from the Lodge goes exclusively to paying the teachers and buying food for the children. You can learn more about the history of the effort to build the school and lodge at

hotel guests with orphans and children




Evening view from guest room 201


hotel reception and conference center

                                                Village children who benefit from your stay                                                 Rooms are equipped with both screens & mosquito nets



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