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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We have just returned from an 8-day self drive safari wit Shaw safaris. We rented one of their well kitted Land Rover Defenders which was in perfect shape and proved to be a very trusthworthy companion during our trip. Erika was very helpful during the planning phase of our trip and provided us with very useful information, helped us to...

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Wamberal, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Twiga Lodge and Shaw Safaris provided the base for our guided safari through Tarangire NP, The Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, Serengeti NP and Lake Manyara NP in June 2016. We couldn't fault Erika and Paul from Shaw Safaris. Thanks to their efforts, we had an incredible experience which exceeded our expectations in every way. We were a family group of...

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Red Deer
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is an amazing property and Paul and Erika treat you like you are long lost family! I do not think I have stayed with friendly people in my lifetime!! The lodge is beautifully unique and Erika's cooking is out of this world. The property is huge and has a tower where you can look into the adjacent national park....

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wiltshire
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I can't remember how many times that I have stayed with Paul and Erica now over the last 7 years but every time it feels better than the last! The friends that I have recommend Twiga Lodge to all love staying there as much as I do. If you want to stay in a beautiful lodge in a gorgeous setting...

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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Myself and friends spent three weeks in Tanzania beginning and ending at Twiga Lodge/Shaw Safaris. We enjoyed a self drive holiday using one of their Landrovers and whilst we saw many amazing things the time spent at Twiga lodge and with Paul and Erika Sweet made our holiday even more special. Paul and Erika and their team are fantastic hosts...

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Konigswinter, Germany
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Erika and Paul Shaw from Twiga Lodge made the major contribution to the unforgetable success of our self-driving experience in Tanzania. First of all, the friendly welcome by Walter, the driver, who - after an unpleasant flight from Germany - took us to the hidden paradise, the Twiga lodge. Then the familiar welcoming, the comfortable rooms, the great kitchen, operated...

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somerset and tanzania
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Great pick up from the airport ( KLM was late) arrived at Twiga Lodge ( 40 mins from KIA) a long cold beer or two . You wake up with a view of Meru ,that is a job to take in ,the mountain is "just there" birds everywhere elephants from the viewing platform . Breakfast ,fruit ,eggs, you name it...

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Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed 6 April 2016

If you want a different and even more exotic African experience, try a self drive safari! The Twiga Lodge is an excellent place to start. Enjoy your stay in this beautiful place and rent a Shaw Safaris Landrover equipped with everything you need for self driving and camping in the bush. We especially liked the roof top tents that were...

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Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Our sincere thanks to Paul, Erika and the rest of the staff for a wonderful stay at this cozy and intimate lodge.. A better start and ending of our self-drive "expedition" in Tanzania we couldn't dream of.. The warm reception, combined with the professionalism in providing camping safaris secured our journey from beginning to end.. Highly recomended!

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We had a wonderful beginning and end to our Safari Holiday staying at Twiga Lodge. Paul and Erika are wonderful hosts. The food is fantastic, fresh and delicious. All the staff are delightful.The place is charming. What's not to love.

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Twiga Lodge

Address: Far Plot no 2320, Ngongongare Village | Arumeru District, Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Twiga Hotel Arusha
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“All rooms are amazing.”
AlbertaRedDeer, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are very nice”
alibiWiltshire, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Top left room as you look at the lodge is on two levels and the sunrise in the window behind the bed is well worth waking up for.”
  • View early one morning of Mount Meru from Twiga Lodge
Elllefff, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet and comfortable”
achenbachs2015, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“a room with a view of Meru”
mitimojo, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
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