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Songota Falls Lodge

1134, Arusha, Tanzania
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Songota Falls Lodge
Ranked #1 of 49 Arusha B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • 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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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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calcutta
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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2 reviews
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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Canfield, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My husband, three young adult daughters, and I very much enjoyed our stay at Songota Falls in July, 2013. Joyce, Raymond and Coba were very welcoming and helpful. The food was very good and plentiful, Joyce is a very good cook and she asked for our food preferences. She even packed boxed lunches at a reasonable price for our road... More

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Youngstown, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Songota Falls was the first place my family and I stayed at while in Tanzania, and I am very thankful for that! Joyce the owner was extremely accommodating as well as Ray and Coba they did everything they could to make us comfortable and ensure that we had a great experience. Joyce made delicious meals that allowed us to try... More

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My two sisters, parents, and I spent our first couple nights in Tanzania with Joyce and Raymond at Songota Falls Lodge. We even stopped for a night later in our trip! The accommodations were great to get ourselves acclimated to the time difference and food of Tanzania. Raymond, Joyce, and Coba are all very friendly and went out of their... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Last time we visited this lodge only for lunch and the falls but this time we stayed the night and it was lovely again. Joyce is a very good cook and still a friendly host, just like Raymond her son. We felt very welcome again and the rooms are very comfortable and clean. The place is quiet and authentic and... More

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Arusha, Tanzania
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Staff receives you with a smile offering to go to the nice round huge hut (recently renewed) with impressive views. And after some Yoga (!!) there, having a nice breakfast and a walk to the Songota Falls, which even being small at the first sight, at the second you discover you can have a swim, if you dare! and only... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Owner Joyce made us feel right at home. The cabins are well-designed and comfortable. The waterfalls near the lodge make for a great hike and swim. Home cooked food was delicious. Perfect place to end or start a safari.

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Address: 1134, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Arusha
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