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Songota Falls Lodge

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1134, Arusha, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed in one of Joyce's quaint cottages the first night arriving in Arusha. We had 8 days of safari experience ahead of us. Coming in from a very long flight the location was not very far from the airport. The location is set in a peaceful setting after quite a drive along a dirt road. Once... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 5 days at Songota Falls in December 14 as part of a holiday. The lodge is located in a lovely area of banana plantations and forest just North-East of Arusha city meaning you can getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. The road there is an average quality dirt road which goes on a bit but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night before the Safari. We were amazed by the unique African design and the hospitability of Joyce. Thevbreakfast are delicious and The Joyce makes you feel at home. The surrounding area is also very beautiful - worth a trip in the village.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We spent 2 relaxing nights at this lovely lodge with amazing views and space to enjoy quiet time but Joyce was always available if needed. The chalets are comfortable and homey with small private patios. Recommend hiking to waterfalls if time allows. Good breakfast included in price and fantastic lunches and dinners available often cooked by Joyce. Hope to return... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Songota falls lodge is great because of Joyce and Raymond who take great care of you. Joyce took such great care of us and our little 4 yr old daughter. We would recommend her son Raymond as the best safari guide. We are dreaming of when we go back and sample some more of Joyce's delicious pilaf!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We spent 3 nights here to wrap up our 2 month journey through Africa. Fantastic place in peaceful location - set upon a hillside with great views down the valley below. Great chalets with comfortable beds. Joyce, the owner, is a lovely lady who made us feel right at home. She is the best chef in Tanzania, producing a delicious... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It was a really cool place! Thx to Joice and her son Raymond. The short trip to the Hot Springs and Mount Meru were also awesome. We enjoyed a few days before and after Mt Meru. Thx benschilada.wordpress

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We spent one night at the Songota Falls Lodge before starting a safari. Joyce, the owner, was a very attentive host, and she arranged our pick-up from the airport and drop-off at the safari company office the next morning. She prepared all of our meals by hand and they were absolutely delicious! The grounds are beautiful and the rooms are... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed here for a night before and a night after our safari in August. The little chalets are very cute, romantic and really individual. The owner Joyce is a very kind lady who cooks great food and will cater to all your needs. Both dinners we had and breakfasts were delicious (best deserts in Tanzania!). The lodge is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

A little gem tucked away in the foothills outside Arusha. Joyce is delightful and will do all she can to accommodate your requests. The round rooms are unique and the setting is so tranquil away from the hustle and bustle of Arusha town. It can be a little cool in the rooms so bring a jumper.

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Address: 1134, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
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Number of rooms: 5

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