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The Bay Leaf Boutique Hotel

102 Vijana Road | PO Box 409, Arusha, Tanzania
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Ranked #9 of 56 Arusha B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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woonona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whilst it has taken me some time to review the hotel (stayed August 2013), I only wish that we had been able to stay again. As a large group of 10 we completely filled the rooms at the Bayleaf and it really felt like our home away from home. We had the privilege of staying here at the start of... More

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Rocky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in a suite for 2 nights before we left on safari. It was recommended by Safari Infinity, our travel operator- and are we glad they did! We arrived very late on the first night after our flight was cancelled. They actually cooked us dinner at 10.30pm. We were very grateful! The suite was very spacious, clean and... More

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Beirut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have often dined or stayed at the Bay leaf while living in Tanzania. The rooms are incredibly clean, well styled and the management and staff hospitality is second to none. I would highly recommend staying at the Bayleaf on your next visit. It is in a quiet and central part of Arusha. A real haven!

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Barcelona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

At first sight the impression is very good. Nice staff, the outside area is pretty nice. Then you quickly find that it's not the case. One of the rooms (the studio) is pretty noisy and very basic and no frills. The other rooms are much nicer but unfortunately we had a surprise. Huge beetles came out from our shower. We... More

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Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had a nice one night stay here before leaving on our safari. We stayed in the Regency suite which was a great start to our safari – my husband said he felt just like Clint Eastwood taking a bath in the huge tub in the Regency Suite. The Indian food served in the restaurant was delicious as well as... More

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Cyprus
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A good friend recommended I stay at the Bay Leaf Boutique hotel. As a frequent business traveller I'm quite set in my ways, but this time I decided to go with my friend's recommendation. Easily the best travel decision I've made in a while. Here's why: The Bay Life Boutique Hotel is an absolute gem of a place, located in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Arusha is a fast developing town and hotels, lodges and self catering inns springing up everywhere, the bay leaf was recommended by a friend, it's a small little lodge with about 6 or 8 rooms, very well furnished and well decorated, great restaurant , exceptional food, well stocked bar, it's a non smoking hotel but they've got a balcony for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stayed three guy's in three beautifull suites before climbing Kilimanjaro. The Hotel is small and beautifull and the suites are SO beautifull. We experienced a service level beyond what you could ever dream of. The food was excellent, and we were taken so well care of by every person in the Hotel. When we wanted to return for an... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We've stayed in The Bay Leaf 2 nights – before and after our safari. This is an amazing, quiet place, perfect to rest, with very comfortable, beautifully furnished rooms /every in a different style but with the same elegance and comfort/. Surrounded by a very nice garden, with possibility to eat outside. The food is amazing and in a good... More

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed at the Bay leaf twice during our Tanzanian adventure, and would have gone for a third visit but we wanted a pool to soak in after our Mount Kilimanjaro trek. The staff is friendly and helpful. The food at the restaurant is great too. Twice we had quick turn around laundry to be done the staff was extra... More

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Address: 102 Vijana Road | PO Box 409, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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