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Colobus Mountain Lodge & Campsite

P.O. Box 1436, Arusha, Tanzania
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Ranked #44 of 73 Specialty lodging in Arusha
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013
Ong H Singapore, Singapore
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

This lodge was provided by my tour operator. Positive points: - Peaceful - Fresh Air - Good Service Negative Points - Really far away from Arusha town (impossible to get out unless you have your own transport or book a taxi which is expensive) - Limited hot water If you want a quiet place to rest, this place will be... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

It is a bit hard to describe the Colobus Lodge, when we arrived my heart sank, the reception was gloomy, the receptionist didn't have a pen, and the whole place looked like a 1960's motel. Once we got to our room however my spirits improved, the cottages are a good size, everything works (the shower was especially good) and the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We stayed at the campsite as we were on a budget – the campsite is basically the garden of the lodge, and we had the only tent there. We could use all the facilities of the lodge, such as bathroom, seating area in the evening, and recharge our camera and camcorder batteries. The lodge is very close to the Arusha... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2008

You will probably stay in the Colobus lodge if you book your safari with Shidolya. The lodge is very close to the Arusha national park and the road towards is similar to all other road in Tanzania except the highways. Rooms are large with two double beds, a couch and large bathroom. The setting is romantic with an evening sunset... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2008

Not bad looking from the outside, but don't go here unless you are looking for a very low budget, very low class place to stay. The road up to this lodge was perhaps the worst road in Tanzania, unpaved and severely rocky for several miles - taxi drivers even said it was probably the worst road in Tanzania! While the... More

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Address: P.O. Box 1436, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
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