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Mc-Ellys Hotel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Uhuru Road | PO Box 12077, Arusha, Tanzania
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Ranked #25 of 58 Arusha B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here a night before and after safari. The person doing check in was not overly friendly, did not offer to have any one help me with my bags either time. However when I got off elevator another employee, same lady both times saw me and helped me with my bags. I also felt the housekeeping staff was very... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The rates of this hotel are very reasonable and front desk staff were very friendly and helpful. For this I am giving a very good rating. First room they put me in was on the 2nd floor facing towards the side entrance of the hotel. It was fine, a little peeling paint on the ceiling in the bathroom but clean... More

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Montreal, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Location-wise, this hotel is a 10 minute walk from the Tfa Plaza, to your right down the main road (Sokine Rd), where you will find an enclave-like oasis of Western confort (burgers, provided by the # 1 Arusha restaurant on this site, as of this review; comfy cafés; quiet bookstores), away from the hassle of the Arusha street. Right in... More

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This was a good Hotel, the rooms were great and exceptionally clean , there was fast and reliable Wifi and hence you were always connected to friends back home, I however did not enjoy the breakfast, it was insufficient to cater for the guests present and the staff were reluctant and not helpful in availing any , this left you... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I stayed at the Mc-Ellys after a late night arrival into Kilimanjaro. The hotel is fine, certainly by Tanzanian standards, but it's definitely nothing to write home about. The room was clean, the shower was luke warm, the towel rack was half falling out of the wall - but again, this is Tanzania, and it's a cheap room. Restaurant was... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed in this mid range hotel from 7 to 9 march 2014. Having gone through many review and found nothing particularly interesting, I decided to scout for a hotel myself. I bumped on this hotel on my way to the bureau. The rooms were very clean and very well maintained. The food was delicious and the chef did a great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Fair cost-return ratio. Rooms are really clean, water is warm, satelite TV was okay, location close to the central market. Breaktfast standard but good. Staff is friendly. WiFi is not working in all rooms. They charge 55 USD which I think are well spent. I would go there again!

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Hong Kong, China
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed overnight in this hotel to get an early bus to Dar es Salaam. It served the purpose because it was near to the bus terminal. The lift to each floor was working properly. The wifi was working ok in the room. All other things were just basic and of average Tanzania standard.

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Kurashiki, Japan
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49 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We used this hotel as a base between our Mt Meru climb and our safari, had 3 nights here in total. The staff was extremely kind and attentive, and the rooms were clean and spacious. We paid US$60 for a twin room, and this included a nice buffet breakfast. The hotel is located smack in the middle of town, within... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I recently stayed here at the beginning and end of a safari. It's a hotel used often by the local tour companies, as it is a reasonable price, safe and clean. To be honest - the chances are you'll spend very little time in this hotel, as you'll be transiting through, so value for money and safety are the key... More

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Address: Uhuru Road | PO Box 12077, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Mc-Ellys Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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