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Impala Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Old Moshi Road | Kijenge Area, Arusha 7302, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Travelled in 2012. We loved it. Very convenient for those travelling by Impala shuttle from/to Nairobi. Nice views especially from top floors. Ideal for families as has a baby pool. Courteous staff, clean but ala carte meals small portions for heavy feeders.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Our safari guide brought us here after we rejected gross rooms at a hotel nearby. Stayed 2 nights, once before and after safari. Rooms were cramped, but reasonably clean. Hardest mattresses in 3 weeks in Tanzania. Strong wifi signal in lobby and breakfast area. Breakfast buffet had variety but not tasty. Decent pasta and pizzas at Italian restaurant. I would... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

With a group of friends I stayed across a number of days using the hotel as a base to travel to climb Kili and go on Safari. The overall visit was very disappointing. The staff were generally unfriendly not understanding any concept of customer service. The food was a very poor standard. Our room had no safe available to use... More 

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Geneva, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and this was our least favorite lodging on our recent trip. The hotel had no character. It was big and sprawling with dimly lit corridors that went off in all sorts of odd directions. Staff was not particularly friendly or attentive. Service in the restaurants was glacial and the food was mediocre at best.... More 

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East Northport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Went there for about a week in the summer of 2012 as part of a study abroad program. Simple rooms but very comfortable as long as you're not expecting 5-stars. I really enjoyed practicing my Swahili with the staff and they were very accommodating and friendly. Absolutely loved the Indian restaurant and their Chinese was surprisingly good too! Haha. I... More 

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Ahmedabad, INDIA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I am a tour leader and reached Arusha for FAM trip a few days before the group arrives for onward safari. Had a pleasant stay. Decent rooms. Proximity is an advantage and the bar and restaurants - particularly the mezzanine floor in nicely placed for breakfast and is a good beginning to a wonderful day.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

My last in Night Tanzania was the Impala Hotel, as i was departing with a shuttle the next morning to Nairobi and the shuttle leaves a short distance from Impala hotel thats at Mezzaluna then our Guide just can to pick up in the morning at the hotel and we walked shortly to Mezaluna The hotel is very clean and... More 

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Maun, Botswana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I stayed one short night at the Impala Hotel at the start of a short business trip to Manyara. Due to my inconvenient flight time, I arrived at 3 am in the morning and needed a place in town before continuing to Manyara. The hotel is considered mid-class in Arusha and is located in the center, a good hour’s drive... More 

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Umberleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I had checked out this hotel previously but not stayed there. This time I decided it was for me. Once again I have to stress that at these hotels in Tanzania being able to communicate freely in Swahili is a big boon. Porters, desk and room staff very friendly and obliging. Very good value for money, especially compared with some... More 

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Portland, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I ended up here when my shuttle ran very late. My room was very nice, plenty of hot water and working wi-fi access. It was expensive for the area. The dinner buffet was awful (I was the only diner, although the hotel was very busy). The other restaurants were better.

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Address: Old Moshi Road | Kijenge Area, Arusha 7302, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Impala Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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