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Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge

P. O. Box 7302, Arusha, Tanzania
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Ranked #50 of 77 Specialty Lodging in Arusha
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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Roskilde, Denmark
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58 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main attraction of this Mountain Lodge is the proximity to the mountains. The entrance to Arusha National Park is just a few minutes drive and there are great views of Mount Meru and towards Mount Kilimanjaro from the coffee plantation and the golf course around the hotel. However, the buildings are a bit drab. The rooms are in little... More

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Come to this hotel for conferences out of town (keep your people in) and for treks. Be prepared for a rather dated interior design and average to good value for money altogether. Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge is located halfway between Arusha town and the Kilimandjaro, making it an ideal venue for people departing for treks. I was there for business and... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed at Ngurdoto twice in the past two years. Both, while attending conferences. The hotel rooms are cosy, lovely beds, sufficient supply of warm water (needed during the cold season). The food is okay, i've had breakfast, lunch and dinner a couple of times. If you are looking for a place to zone out and be surrounded by nature,... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I stayed at Ngurdoto for a three-day conference in July. The hotel reservations, airport pick up, meals, etc. were arranged by the organization holding the conference and not the hotel itself so I can't comment on most of these. The hotel grounds were beautiful but they could make use of the grounds more and include walking trails with the unused... More

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Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Spent three nights at this hotel last week attending a business conference.The property is beautiful.Welcome drink was availed and check in swift.I chose rooms closer to the main buildings after having read traveller comments prior to traveling.Fortunately ,I did get room 69 which is not far from the main building.There were 2 buggy cars to take guests to and from... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Our booking was confirmed at least 3 wks b4 travel! Christmas eve arrive at Ngurdoto- the guest relations person never forwarded our bookings! We r kept waiting for 2 hrs as the hotel sorts out the mess, with 1 person working at the front desk on Christmas eve? Tsk tsk! Finally we hv rooms, and no portter as there s... More

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Mombasa, Kenya
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

After the crash landing of ET 815 on December 18th, my family and I was transported to Ngurdtoto Mountain Lodge . We were - along with all the other passengers from the plane - booked into the hotel . When we woke up the next morning, all the other guests, minus a French pair and us , had left the... More

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San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Although it is a bit far from Kilimanjaro Airport, it was a nice surprise!! Loved to stay in the rooms outside the main hotel, it was just a little walk away. But I saw some other rooms that were TOO far away! The room did not have AC, just a fan. The electricity sometimes lacks, it happens in Tanzania. But... More

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Atlanta, GA
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29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We were quite worried about what we would find based on TripAdvisor posts. However, our stay was totally fine. Our rooms were outside of the main lodge. They were quite spacious, and we did not encounter unwanted rodents or bats or very many annoying insects. The staff were very accommodating, although some were a bit pushy regarding tips (there is... More

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Linz, Austria
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Its was after my hike to the Kilimanjaro that we had 2 days to spare and were first sent to a rubbish old lodge, where we checked out right away again and considered stopping by that new hotel we had seen on our way. Said and done, an hours later we walk up to the empty reception to eventually talk... More

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Address: P. O. Box 7302, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 24
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