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Songota Falls Lodge

1134, Arusha, Tanzania
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Songota Falls Lodge
Ranked #1 of 51 Arusha B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Okay... so this review is well overdue... we actually stayed with Joyce in July 2012. But our tardiness does not reflect how much we loved it - she has an amazing place. The food is tasty. Don't expect a dinner menu - you'll be offered whatever Joyce is cooking that evening. But it will be delicious! The roundavel rooms are... More

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Delhi, NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved Songata Falls Lodge! Our family of 4 stayed with Joyce for two nights prior to embarking on a safari (and for a night after returning). Our visit was comfortable with the most welcoming atmosphere we could imagine. Joyce became like a mother to us instantly, and treated us like family. We had wonderful meals and super accommodations. We... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a single female traveller who had the opportunity to stay at this wonderful lodge for two nights. The huts are very cute, clean with enough blankets for the child nights. Joyce is a wonderful lady. Very accommodating to my needs, even asked someone to call me to dinner when it was ready! As with all the reviews, her food... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Before and after our Safari (arranged by the local company Afro Wilderness DMC, recommended by Joyce) we stayed in this lodge for a couple of days. A lush garden with nice views and sometimes a visit of monkeys is what you need when you stay in Arusha, to avoid the busy city. Joyce will take care of you with her... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A group of us 3 girls stayed here before and after our Kilimanjaro and safari trek. We were treated with such wonderful hospitality when we arrived and in between both activities. The best thing about the lodge is Mama Joyce's cooking. It is UNREAL. She really uses LOVE as one of her ingredients. The place has stunning views and is... More

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Songota Falls Lodge is a truly amazing place to stay. It's in an amazing area and run by a brilliant woman named Joyce. Amazing animals and safaris. This truly is an amazing lodge in Arusha. If you are ever there, STAY HERE.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Songota Falls Lodge is a gem! Joyce is a great host and was incredibly helpful. It's close enough to Arusha if you need to get into town but far enough out for you to enjoy some peace and quiet. The huts are very cute and well done. Our bed was very comfy and while the amenities are basic, you don't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Nothing like it in the area. Amazing value for money, stunning views, great service, lovely food and brilliant rooms. I stayed 2 nights and was so lucky to have the place to myself on the 1st night, Joyce set me up a sofa and a table in the garden overlooking the beautiful views with a cold Kili beer and it... More

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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Stayed at the lodge in Feb 2014 for 2 nights. Good things - nestled in the heart of nature with wilderness all around. Had our first wildlife viewing here,- a group of blue monkeys, no less. - good tasty food prepared by Joyce, the host at short notice Not so good things - on the outskirts of Arusha, with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

My family and I spent some days here in December 2011 and then my daughter and I returned this January 2014. The first time we came we fell in love with the lodge and we were well reminded of the reasons on our return. The lodge is run by Joyce Kimaro and her son Raymond. Joyce is a local woman... More

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Address: 1134, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
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