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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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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Babylon Lodge was an amazing place to stay! Mum and I stayed here for 4 nights in September 2014. We were easily collected by the lodge at the bus depot in Moshi and transferred directly to our home away from home. When we arrived at the lodge we were greeted by what felt like the entire staff with smiles and... More 

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Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

First of all this place is good value for money. The hotel's common areas and rooms are lovely, clean and well-maintained. Plus the staff is friendly, esp. Anthony in the restaurant! We loved relaxing on the shady terrace with a beer after a day of walking and sightseeing. While many people stay here before and/or after a Kili climb, Marangu... More 

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Bobby L, Manager at Babylon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Perpetuaparis thank you for your review on Babylon Lodge. We are glad you had a wonderful stay with us and we hope in future you will choose Babylon Lodge again. We will keep up the friendliness and the cleanliness to ensure all our future clients enjoy their stay. We will also work on our food to ensure that you... More 

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We as a group of 16 people stayed there during the slow season, and the staff were just amazingly nice. The food they provided can be adjusted either to local cuisine or the western cuisine foreigners are used to eating. It is also really close to the town of marangu and really great for backpackers thats going to Mt.Kilimanjaro. Also... More 

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Bobby L, Manager at Babylon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear itsvyang thank you very much for your review on Babylon Lodge. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us We will keep up the good services and we will always ensure that all our guests always have a wonderful stay with us. When you come to Babylon Lodge you are no longer a guest but a member of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

For half a day, I looked for an accomodation with resonable price in Marangu and around. Finding this perfect lodge in a area that 2 star hotels has the price of 5 stars was a great surprise. With 60$ for a double room you will have wifi, perfect breakfast, clean room and blankets and also beautifull environment. I asked the... More 

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