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Far Plot no 2320, Ngongongare Village | Arumeru District, Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
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Twiga Lodge
Ranked #1 of 73 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
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    5 of 5 stars
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Istanbul, Turkey
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed there for our honeymoon and we could not have been happier, everything about our stay was absolutely perfect, from the lodge itself to our amazing hosts Paul & Erika! I had initially chosen the lodge as I wanted us to do a self-drive safari in the national parks, and Twiga Lodge is one of the few places that... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic time at Twiga Lodge. Arrived very late (2.30am) to a great welcome from Paul & Erica (even at that time) - set the scene for rest our our stay. Next day was a great mix of late breakfast, frisbee & rounders (with Paul !) in the lovely gardens, and a walk thru villages and farms with Christopher, head gardener.... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 hotel reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Twiga Lodge was our landing point after the long 30+ hour journey to Tanzania. We arrived at the doorstep at the hideous hour of 3:00 a.m. and Paul and Erica were cheerily there to greet us. We stumbled up to our room and collapsed. We stayed for three nights and could not be happier with our selection. Twiga (giraffe)... More

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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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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