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North Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This hotel was booked for us through our tour company. Overall, it was a good stay Pros: -The rooms were clean -There was plenty of room to lounge around the pool area -The breakfast selection was good -The one dinner we had there was tasty Cons: -The internet would cut in and out, and only worked around the pool and... More 

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Osmotherley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived late afternoon prior to Mt Meru mountain trek the next day. Ideal for stop over , rooms clean but more functional ( concrete floors for example ) but perfectly adequate and nicely set out in small bungalows in the grounds There is a pool and bar Breakfast was fine too Don't be put off by the dirt road to... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

I recently had a 5 night stay at this lodge and was amazed at how nice it was. The staff were all helpful and friendly and made me feel right at home. Helen at the reception desk was especially kind and friendly. The grounds are just beautiful. Walking to our bungalow was a very enjoyable experience with so many flowers... More 

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ilboru Safari Lodge has good and clean rooms in small houses in a beautiful garden. The food was very good and tasty. The service was good by friendly people. We all enjoyed the stay very much. Thank you.

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DeKalb
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Ilboru Safari Lodge is well run and great fun. The traditional dance and acrobatic show around the pool on Friday and Saturday nights made the stay even more enjoyable! The meals are wonderful and the staff is warm and friendly.

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The lodge is beautiful and the staff is friendly. They are helpful and accommodating and the facilities are well kept. The free breakfast offers a good variety and the restaurant food is tasty. Really no complaints!

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Bouafle, Cote d'Ivoire
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Beautiful rooms and restaurant. Friendly staff and great food. The lodge grows its own vegetables, and finances a neighbouring orphanage with its proceeds. The orphans can get training in the inhouse farm and bakery to learn a trade. Beautiful project, beautiful location. I would recommend this place anytime to any one!

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

I did not stay very long, just one day before and one day after climbing Kilimanjaro but what I loved is the friendliness of employees. The place was clean and everything worked out well. The only negative point is that for double room, there is only one key for two. But that handlable :)

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Ok place, more hotel then lodge really. We'd been travelling around Tanzania staying in bush lodges, so this place felt more urban. Rooms were good, & staff friendly. Food was quite good too, although service was slow.

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Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This place was our first stop for one night on our safari trip in Tanzania. It was nice and clean. Unfortunately we didn't have the opportunity to enjoy the swimming pool but it looked like relaxing. The personnal was very friendly and professional.

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Ilboru Safari Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 8012, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Number of rooms: 18
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“There are some rooms nearer the main hotel, however mine was at the far side, a bit of a stroll if you forgot something but a very good!”
 of 5 bubbles Alison080558, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I was in a double room”
 of 5 bubbles 51mariev, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room next to the pool”
 of 5 bubbles us3345632, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Comfortable, rather old but very clean. ”
 of 5 bubbles U8394MJlouiseg, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“no tip; I do not recommend to go there”
 of 5 bubbles vincentv220, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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