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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Gibbs Farm has earned the hype. Our cottage was quite large, well-appointed, and luxurious. The food was amazing. This is the perfect base to see Lake Manyara and the surrounding park. The staff was charming and accommodating. After bouncing around through the Tarangire Park, and...More

Thank NLBH2015
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We had a great stay at Gibb's Farm. Our rooms were beautiful and the dining was excellent. We were moved around to different tables over our meals and each one had an amazing view. The safari to the crater was unbelievable. So many animals to...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We stayed here for one night before heading off to the Ngorongoro Crater. It was absolutely amazing. Wonderful to see the locals working the well organised farm. Our guestroom was spacious and well appointed with not only an inside shower but also one outside. The...More

Thank LoulouPortDouglas
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Lunch booked as part of safari. Did the garden tour but others waterfall. Garden are wonderfully managed with all food for the hotel. Magnificent location and views. The food for lunch was excellent all locally produced very tasty with lots of choice. Staff very good...More

Thank Sondonduo
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Spent 2 nights at the end of a Thomson safari at the Gibbs farm. Owned by Thomson this is the oldest working plantation in Tanzania. Large beautiful rooms with indoor and outdoor showers. Fireplace in room with 2 sitting areas. Beautifully landscaped grounds with lots...More

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Robert H
4 August 2017|
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Response from GibbsGM | Property representative |
Dear Robert, Good morning. I concur with Diane and highly recommend that you plan your itinerary via a reputable safari specialist who can advise you of the many options available including the best time to travel... More
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Thorspecken
4 August 2017|
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Good morning. Filtered water is always free and in unlimited supply as is tea and coffee. There is bottled water supplied in the cottages which gets refreshed by housekeeping daily as we do not recommend to drink the tap... More
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Susan D
22 January 2017|
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Response from lorsnsteve | Reviewed this property |
We did a self drive, we hired a 4x4 in Arusha from Safari Drive. The roads were variable, tarmac, hard dirt and loose gravel. Lots of corrugations on the roads in the Serengeti but elsewhere not too bad. Easy to find your... More
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"All cottages are lovely and spacious enough for 4 people"
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"Loved it ESPECIALLY the outdoor shower"
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"Outdoor shower was a highlight!"
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