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Momella Rd | Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
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Meru View Lodge
Ranked #23 of 79 Specialty Lodging in Arusha
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice place to stay for a night. The dining was somewhat limited, but very good. And free wifi. They tried very hard to make it a special stay for us, even decorating the room for our anniversary!

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Folsom, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

clean, cute, lovely rooms, and great food. We sat on our patio waiting for dinner and enjoyed viewing the beautiful garden. The rooms were a bit loud as the walls were thin and we could hear voices from the other travelers. Everyone seemed to be on the same schedule so all was fine when turning into bed!

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Hamburg, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We spent 1 night at Meru view lodge in February 2014. The rooms are basic, but clean and set in a nice garden. The food was very good and the stuff friendly. Free wifi available. Would stay there again.

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North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Our safari operator, Tanzania-Experience, arranged for us to stay here to rest for a few hours before our safari began, and once again after the safari ended (our flights were in the middle of the night), and while expensive for just a few hours use, I think it was worth it to spend the money rather than sit in the... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This hotel is not in Arusha but about 30 minutes toward Moshi and up off the main road. It is a quiet location with cottages that house 2 rooms. The walls between the cottages are thin so we could hear the people next door snoring. There are no curtains on the bathroom windows so we had to put a towel... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The lodge was nothing special compared to others we saw in Tanzania, but ok for a night before going on a safari. Rooms were clean and had everything you need. The restaurant was nice with very friendly staff. We had no hot water in the morning and the rooms got pretty cold during the night.

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Arusha
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Pros - Nice grounds, good pool Good food Great wifi Good staff Cons - Doubtful value for money - five foot high doorways to the cottages, virtually no hot water, US$ 70 (!!) one way transfer from Arusha Beware the manager's mother, she is old school German with all the subtlety and finesse that implies. As mentioned in other reviews,... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Great location to start your Safari trip. Comfortable lodges and nice pool with relaxation area. Very good restaurant and service + free WiFi. Helpful staff will let you feel like home. Recommended also for families and friends.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We've spend Christmas in this lovely lodge, and have enjoyed every minute. Staff is extremely friendly, not only towards us, but also towards our children. The food was very nice and there were two great Christmas dinners. The family cottage is spacious and cosy. No problems with hot water, which is rare in Tanzania, especially in this price segment.

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Logan, Utah
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Meru View Lodge is located just outside Arusha National Park, so easy to do early game drives. Cabins are comfortable, tastefully decorated. Nice pool, excellent food, exceptionally personable and helpful staff. A pretty, relaxing place -- great for the beginning or end of a safari. Even the busy little street around the corner is interesting to explore. Nice barbecue twice... More 

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Address: Momella Rd | Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15

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