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Impala Hotel

Old Moshi Road | Kijenge Area, Arusha 7302, Tanzania
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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South Florida
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Impala is old and tired. But clean and relatively inexpensive. Free wifi and ok restaurants. On the edge of town so not a bad walk in and outside enough to avoid some of the noise. If you don't need luxury, certainly it is an acceptable place to crash for a few days.

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County Cork, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although my stay here was quite comfortable I found the staffs approach to an issue I had very disappointing. I lost my phone during my stay and reported it to staff. They checked security and their main concern revolved around the fact that they wanted to prove their staff did not take the phone. More significantly when I got home... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Is a very nice hotel for pre and post safari makers in Arusha, Tanzania. Well organized staff with high value for your money. Easy for drop-off and pick up Services of travelers from widely known airports and other borders like Nairobi, Kilimanjaro etc. Highly recommended...!!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I can't speak for other hotels in Arusha, but this one is just average. The room was clean enough, the breakfast was "OK". It looks like it was much nicer when it was built, but it could use some maintenance now. All in all, it worked and we moved on with our trip the next morning.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed here for one night during our holidays over the summer 2014.. The hotel... itself is not that bad.. It is nicely furnished but it's about it. When relaxing on a chair another hotel guest entered my room as the hotel staff accomodated him in the same room as me... What a surprise!! This definitely make you sleep well... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I stayed one night here with friends and professor. The room looks phenomenal. Nice and clean. The food downstairs is great. This is my first time in Tazania, and the experience is priceless. Moreover, there is a pool downstairs. You can enjoy the sunshine here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Stayed here for a few days after climbing Kilimanjaro, the location is great for a walk into town, can be a bit noisy as it is on a main road but you can't have everything. The hotel was mainly clean but is looking a little tired in places but this is more than made up for by the friendliness of... More 

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windsor uk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I've stayed here several times over the years. Yes its not fancy, yes the food is 'basic' and yes the plumbing can be erratic at best. However, it is affordable, well located, staff are friendly and rooms are huge and pleasant

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Isle of Thanet, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

After traveling across different areas of Tanzania, in some very undesirable hostels, it was absolutely wonderful to finish off our stay in Tanzania in the Impala Hotel; with a hot shower, comfy beds, spacious rooms and wonderful food. The pool was great and a real treat after some of the places we had stayed. The lobby was beautifully decorated and... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Having stayed at dozens of hotels in Moshi and Arusha with Kilimanjaro clients as a mountain guide I feel well positioned to review this hotel. The Impala us a large, clean and safe hotel with friendly staff, clean modern bedrooms, safe but boring food and a good bar and pool. Improvements could be made in the restaurant and with the... More 

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