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Babylon Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
P.O Box 227 | Marangu-Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park +255, Tanzania
Babylon Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ningbo, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the best place to be while at marangu with the best rates, delicious food and friendly staff. I would highly recommend Babylon Lodge to travellers who are seeking relaxing environment, good service at a good price.

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Redlands, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were clean, food was excellent, relaxed environment. Free Wi-fi in the lobby. Power was inconsistent when we were there and breakers would blow if too many lights were turned on or things were plugged in, but think that may be expected in Africa. Also had inconsistent hot water for showering due to inconsistent power.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came after the reception was closed, but they helped us very well. Very nice and clean room, good bed! Breakfast was delicious. The guy who worked there was very, very kind and helpful. Nice place to stay when you visit the Kilimanjaro.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Airport Taxi arranged by the hotel for $90 on time but expensive. Stayed there for 2 nights from 13 April 2015 Staff speaks little English,but are very friendly(thank you Frank,Veronica,Carnerine) Breakfast very good,restaurant and bar are good but the beef dish was not good Twin Room spacious and ok with some flying insects, beds was good but soft, hot water... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Babylon lodge has great hospitality. located in Marangu region, a quiet place to relax. Prices of Tshs 50,000 per room is awesome, not that expensive if you look at the size of the rooms. the rooms are specious.

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I stayed here for two weeks in February 2015. It was my base camp for doing a scientific research project. It was the perfect place for my needs -- the staff is friendly and helpful (thanks Frank and Dina!), the water hot, the wifi 'on', and most importantly, the staff is well networked. Dinah set me up with two research... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My experience was great; from the welcoming staff, a personal touch from the manager, to the serenity of the area. It is a beautiful and relaxing place in the midst of Marangu, definitely worth multiple visits. I shall be back again and again... :)

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Maroubra, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Probably the best place we have ever stayed. Dina and the rest of the staff were by far the most welcoming and relaxation inducing staff we have come across. The lodge is well situated for hiking (both day and full hikes) and also for cultural tours of the surrounding villages - both of which Babylon Lodge is more than willing... More 

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Oristano, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The hotel is nice but need renovation in the rooms and bathrooms.Restaurant and pub are ok. Unfortunately I had a bad eperience since I had my new shoes stolen as I haven't locked my bag in my room. At the reception did not believe me.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is a great hotel which provides fabulous value for money. Grounds are very well maintained, staff are incredibly helpful and friendly, and go out of their way to help you in any way that you can. Manager went above and beyond our expectations to cater to all of our requests, even waking up at 3am herself to ensure that... More 

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