The Hotel at a glance
Nkosi Zwangendaba Hotel is a lavishly appointed hotel in Songea that is named after Nkosi  Zwangendaba kaZiguda Jele Gumbi (c. 1785 – 1848) ,who was the king of the Ngoni people for more than thirty years, from approximately 1815 to his death in 1848.  Nkosi Zwangendaba was a leader of a section of the Ngoni people who broke away from the rule of Shaka, the Zulu king.

At Nkosi Zwangendaba Hotel, your comfort comes first. With its state-of-the-art facilities, Nkosi Zwangendaba Hotel  is the ideal destination for business and leisure travelers, and whatever your purpose of travel, an array of privileges awaits you. The Hotel offers bed & breakfast accommodation in stunning seven (7) fully operational guest rooms suited for your relaxation. Food and beverages can be arranged on request.

The Hotel has eleven (11) ordinary rooms,  two furnished one-bedroom-suites with a kitchen, and one furnished two-bedroom suite with a kitchen for short and long term staying guests. Distinctive style and luxury accommodations include custom duvets, clouds of pillows and rich linens. 

Our  rooms are equipped with refrigerators, tea/coffee making facilities, air conditioning systems, 43-inch full HD LED TVs with DSTV satellite channels and Wi-Fi access to ensure that your stay is comfortable; our trained staff will immediately attend to your needs. Adjacent to our state of the art restaurant and sports bar, we have set up a coffee shop where roast,whole bean or ground coffee from inernational brands is served. Come and enjoy our freshly brewed creamy expresso, classic americano, frothy cappuccinno and latte served with delicious and mouthwatering sandwiches.

The hotel also offers wheelchair accessibility at the  main entrance,  a complimentary parking space, a doctor on call, car rental services,without forgetting laundry and dry cleaning services. At the moment Nkosi Zwangendaba offers luxury boutique bed and breakfast accommodation only in the atmosphere of a genuine home away from home in Songea.

Nkosi Zwangendaba  an elegant home-away from-home is conveniently located in the Songea’s prominent  Seed Farm Area within walking distance to the Songea – Tunduru Main Road, a mere 5 kms away from the CBD, and 15 kms from the Songea Airport.


To experience luxurious comfort in Songea look no further than Nkosi Zwangendaba Hotel. All rooms are decorated with comfort and elegance in mind, and whether it’s a short simple stay for leisure or business or even a longer stay, Nkosi Zwangendaba Hotel will make you feel right at home, providing you with treasured time and value for your money. Experience extraordinary service and true hospitality at Nkosi Zwangendaba Hotel.