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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 77 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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Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

It is perfect in all ways! Normally I love to write long reviews, but I have no idea what more to say than: We loved the house! We loved garden! We loved the food! We loved the self drive safari! We loved Erika and Paul, and the pet rooster! We totally agree with the other reviews, from arriving until you... More

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Budgewoi, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

My husband and I travelled to Africa in Sept to celebrate our 50th birthdays. We had the pleasure of staying at Twiga Lodge with hosts Erika and Paul. Twiga has so many wonderful features it is hard to list them all. The lodge itself is perfectly located on the door step of Arusha National Park, the accommodation is unique and... More

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Houston, Texas
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19 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

We stayed at Twiga Lodge in early September for 3 nights prior to our safari in the Serengeti. We cannot say enough about how well we were treated by Paul and Erika – we truly felt like we were old friends getting together again. Their lodge is extremely comfortable with plenty of space inside and out, but it was their... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We spent our first night in Tanzania a few weeks ago at the Twiga Lodge in Arusha area. There are only several rooms in this delightful house. Paul and Erika are the hosts; everyone ate dinner together, which was sumptuous. We loved the Lodge, the food, the conversation and the hospitality.

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This lodge is unique, fun, and comfortable. Paul and Erika are incredible hosts - finding the perfect balance of being totally accommodating, friendly, casual, and helpful. The house has so much character, and the beds were comfortable, the showers fantastic, and the views were just unbeatable. The food is delicious, and it's worth the trip just to have a taste... More

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Munich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

we stayed at Twiga Lodge for 3 nights after a superb safari and enjoyed the trips into Arusha NP which is totally different from Serengeti etc. and definitely worth a visit - great calm place to stay if you also want to visit Mt Meru, Arusha NP or travel further Kilimandjaro etc. - quite a distance away from Arusha, hence... More

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bournemouth
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

We only spent one night with Paul and Erika and it felt like we had known them for ages, such nice folk. Accommodation was excellent as was the food, Erika also provided a vegetarian meal at short notice (the agents had not informed them). Would certainly recommend Twiga Lodge and wish we had spent longer there. Glyn and Bridget

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Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

We spent our first two nights with Paula and Erika at Twiga. Everything, simply everything, was perfect. You can not find two more enjoyable hosts, nor can you find a lovelier setting. Be sure to have Paul teach you his after-dinner game! We would return in a heartbeat!

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Watton at Stone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

We spent the last day of our Tanzanian safari at Twiga Lodge and had a wonderful time. Paul took us into Arusha National Park and we saw animals we hadn't seen in the Serengeti. We ate our meals with Paul and Erika and they really made us feel like old friends rather than guests. The accommodation was excellent - we... More

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Colfax, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

Just want to add that beyond the perfect location, beautiful scenery, guaranteed views of big and small game, respect for the native employees, good conversation, expert advice for the other parts of Africa, and delightful company, the gin and tonics in the viewing platform AND frisbee on the huge lawn are other attributes of Twiga Lodge. Views of Kili from... 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
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Twiga Hotel Arusha

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