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Snow Crest Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Arusha - Moshi Rd | Kwangulelo Area, Arusha 341, Tanzania
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Ranked #14 of 32 hotels in Arusha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I had an infant with me and though they provided a crib, all the rooms face an open courtyard amphitheater type set up. It is so loud. If anyone shuts a door the walls are paper thin. You can hear talking even if people are whispering. DO NOT come to this hotel if you have small children. :) I was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I am using this Hotel for my clients for more than three years now from independent travelers , family to Big groups. the rooms standard have always been to their satisfaction,food has been fantastic.last week i had a group of 18 Pax and i had opportunity to stay there for tow days .what i liked most was to meet hotel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stayed here before and after climbing Kilimanjaro, the hotel was lovely and clean upon arrival and had porters to take our (very heavy) bags to our rooms. The lobby had a lot of space with chairs and tables and it also had free wi fi in lobby and bar in the hotel. On way to kili we stayed for one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We were on a 21 day tour of Kenya and Tanzania March and April 2014 and stayed at the Snow Crest Hotel in Arusha, Tanazania for three (3) nights. The service at the hotel was excellent and the rooms were first class. We had breakfast and dinners at the hotel and were very pleased with the food. The Hotel is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I have stayed at the Snow Crest Hotel twice while accompanying my partner on his business trips. The staff are very friendly but the managers are out of reach! What I dislike most is the breakfast! They have the worst breakfast! The rooms are superb especially the shower. The beds are comfortable. The gym equipment were not working on both... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We stayed in this hotel before and after climbing Mt Kilimanjaro. Considering the conditions in the tents on the side of a mountain, the hotel is a welcomed sight of returning back to normality. However, the hotel room layout and numbering can leave you puzzled to where your room is actually located. Normally in hotels the rooms with a number... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

An nice place but the location of the hotel does that you cant go outside the hotel. Ot has amazing food, nice service and a good bar. The rooms are also good and it does good with an shower with hot water after a week with safari or kilimanjaro.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I recently stayed at the Snowcrest Hotel because I was running a conference there. The hotel is located just outside of town which is nice because you don't get the disturbance of being in the city centre. I really enjoyed my stay there. It is so quiet at night. The staff are very polite and very friendly and Elias, Silvano... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Used hotel before and after climbing Kili. This hotel was ok but returning to room after breakfast to find two cleaners robbing me was not what i expected. I then had to search them before throwing them out. They had tried taking money and credit cards, had emptied all of my bags and were putting all of my valuable items... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

A nice hotel with excellent service located just outside Arusha. Free internet is provided along with a cable. Service at breakfast was very good. Our guide indicated that sometimes the Prime Minister stayed here or had conferences here when working in Arusha. Foreign Exchange wasn't open but the hotel was able to track down the foreign exchange guy and do... More

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Address: Arusha - Moshi Rd | Kwangulelo Area, Arusha 341, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Snow Crest Hotel 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Snow Crest Hotel is located along the Arusha – Moshi Highway at Kwangulelo Area in Arusha, Tanzania. The Hotel is approximately 10 minutes (7Km) drive from the Arusha City and 30 minutes (45Km) from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).The Hotel has a splendid view of lush banana plantations that blends with a whispering breeze to create a stillness of utter relaxation.It’s locality makes it a Gate – way centre to the famous Tanzania National Parks on this northern circuit. ... more   less 
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