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Twiga Lodge

Far Plot no 2320, Ngongongare Village | Arumeru District, Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
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Twiga Lodge
Ranked #1 of 72 Specialty lodging in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great safari thanks to the superb organisation of Erica and Paul at Shaws safaris . Before we even arrived Erica never failed to respond to any e mails immediately and answered all queries. Twiga Lodge itself is a beautiful property with a huge, lush garden bordering the Arusha National Park. An ideal place to start your safari... More

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Whiteparish, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a long tiring though welcome flight to Kilimanjaro Airport followed by a trip of about 50 minutes to Twiga Lodge. Refreshing warm moist cloths to wash our hands then a delicious fruit juice to welcome us. It felt like a delightful oasis of calm after the hectic Airports we had traveled through. The garden is very well kept... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

We traveled to Tanzania for a Safari in March 2014 and spent the first and last nights at Twiga Lodge located on the edge of the Arusha National Park. Paul and Erika have created a welcoming and relaxing environment in well kept grounds. During our stay, we saw a small herd of Elephants pass by in the park from the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We travelled to Arusha, Tanzania from Canada in February 2014 to go on safari with Wayo Africa. It was a long flight, and we were looking forward to starting our trip with a bit of down time. We chose to stay at Twiga Lodge, conveniently located near the gate to Arusha National Park, where our safari was to begin. We... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We visited for the third time to this lovely place. For our son it was the first time and he fell in love with the place as we did. Paul is a guide in his own right and took us out on safari . he is very informative and has a real passion for the animals and birds. We had... More

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Stafford
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

We spent our first two nights in Tanzania at Twiga and could not have wished for a better start to our holiday. Paul and Erica made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived and their enthusiasm for both Africa and the wildlife was infectious. The lodge is supremely comfortable and Erica served up delicious food - the communal dining... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We visited Twiga Lodge for the first time last year. Paul Sweet took us on a Safari trip into Arusha National Park (which the property overlooks) and we were smitten, so this year we undertook a self-drive safari organised for us by Erika Sweet. We stayed a few days enjoying the wonderful food and warm hospitality and then took the... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Paul and Erika Sweet have created a paradise oasis at Twiga Lodge! My husband I and stayed with them for two days before heading out on safari and returned to spend another three days, including a memorable New Year's Eve, with them after our safari. We were especially lucky to meet Paul's parents in from the UK and were welcomed... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Erica and Paul greeted four tired Canadians with warm and gracious hospitaiity and long, cool drinks on their spacious veranda, overlooking the lovely garden ,the silence broken only by the night sounds of Tanzania. It was a magical start to an exciting exploration and we all felt well rested and well fed when we set off on safari three days... More

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Borden
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8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Returned 1 week ago from our two week trip to Tanzania. Twiga Lodge was our first stay for 2 nights in order to recover from the long flight, before heading out with Paul as our guide and driver on safari (Shaw Safari, also owned by Paul and Erika). The safari portion of our trip was put together with the help... More

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Address: Far Plot no 2320, Ngongongare Village | Arumeru District, Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
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Twiga Hotel Arusha

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