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Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

Fair cost-return ratio. Rooms are really clean, water is warm, satelite TV was okay, location close to the central market. Breaktfast standard but good. Staff is friendly. WiFi is not working in all rooms. They charge 55 USD which I think are well spent. I would go there again!

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We stayed overnight in this hotel to get an early bus to Dar es Salaam. It served the purpose because it was near to the bus terminal. The lift to each floor was working properly. The wifi was working ok in the room. All other things were just basic and of average Tanzania standard.

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Kurashiki, Japan
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We used this hotel as a base between our Mt Meru climb and our safari, had 3 nights here in total. The staff was extremely kind and attentive, and the rooms were clean and spacious. We paid US$60 for a twin room, and this included a nice buffet breakfast. The hotel is located smack in the middle of town, within...

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Thank Maneki-neko
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2013

I recently stayed here at the beginning and end of a safari. It's a hotel used often by the local tour companies, as it is a reasonable price, safe and clean. To be honest - the chances are you'll spend very little time in this hotel, as you'll be transiting through, so value for money and safety are the key...

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Thank TravelAl2010
Paris, France
Reviewed 8 August 2013

the hotel is centrally located in a very noisy area of arusha, (very close to the bus stand.).. although the rooms without balcony that have a side yard view are relatively quiet. the place is furnished with chinese cheap and second hand furniture which provide a very awkward atmosphere. at the first floor the restaurant seems to be clean but...

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Thank Mardeli
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I stayed there for one night before a safari and one night after the safari. The rooms were clean and reasonably modern. The beds were comfortable. The temperature in the room was perfect. My only complaint about the rooms was that the toilets don't flush well. This was a problem in both rooms I stayed in as well as the...

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Thank alexs27
San Diego
Reviewed 9 July 2013

My husband and I stayed here our first night in Tanzania before leaving for our safari the next morning. We had a corner room with a view of Mount Meru and a balcony. The room was OK with an en suite bathroom, TV, and hot water, though the towels were pretty stiff. It is a pretty busy area, near one...

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Thank melindasr5
Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Pros: The room was more or less clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. Complimentary bottled water was provided. Breakfast buffet offered lots of choice (but the food is only average). Cons: The location of this hotel is very noisy. Wifi was not reliable. (I could only get a signal when sitting on the toilet). No hot water to take...

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Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2013

The lift is excellent. It was very noisy due to "Taxi" drivers trying to drum up business. Bathroom was very basic, no hot water, toilet gave the impression it was about to leave the wall. Lunch on our first day was delicious, cooked by a couple of women, so good in fact we thought we'd order the same for dinner,...

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1Thank makena35
Toronto
Reviewed 30 April 2013

At first glance McElly's Hotel is impressive with its five stories and its elevator. However, our room was small and basic. There was no art or decoration on the walls. The one nice touch was the mosquito screen around the bed with woven, decorative borders. If one opens the window for some fresh air, the street noise can disrupt sleep....

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Mc-Ellys Hotel

Address: Uhuru Road | PO Box 12077, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $90 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mc-Ellys Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Higher floors have good views, on the West side of Mt Meru, on the East side across Arusha.”
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 of 5 bubbles sbccham, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The price was right for a budget hotel..it was a safe place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethG332, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms facing the main bus stand.”
 of 5 bubbles ernestn2013, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the top floor rooms, they seem like a run-down version of the ones on the other floors.”
 of 5 bubbles as_bombay, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The Mount Meru facing Rooms are spacious and offer good views from your balcony .”
 of 5 bubbles 147azhark, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
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