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Karama Lodge & Spa

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Suye Hill (Old Moshi Road), Arusha 1573, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of four stayed at Karama Lodge after a 3 day safari. The lodge was unique were the rooms were huts with stunning views. The lodge was beautiful and the staff were pleasant and attentive. The food was great and we enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere. The highlights of this lodge were definitely the rain shower head (especially after hiking... More 

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Bucharest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have spent 3 nights at Karama, 2 days before starting our Kilimanjaro trip and one day after and i must say it was exactly what we needed, a green and peaceful place, away from the crowded and noisy Arusha. The accommodation is in wooded bungalows scattered in a a very nice and big garden with beautiful view and terrace.... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the individual lodges ensure privacy. but still get all the service you want. Food is great. Lovely starting place for any safari. Not too far from the airport but nicely out of town. Would love to go back.

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Tanga, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit out of town. Although you are still in the city, it feels like you are in the country. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to experience Africa a little differently. It has relaxing atmosphere and the staff are super friendly. Good food and very tasty.

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Alliston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We came to Karama Lodge before climbing Kilimanjaro, with two days stay to catch up on jet lag, We enjoyed all the services, massage, swimming in the pool. Sitting on our deck & watching the monkies cavorting threw the tree tops. The food & restaurant services was exceptional - friendly, effient. After the climb we were back for a day... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I Stayed at karama lodge with my fiance for the new year. The lodge is located ontop of a hill and its a calm beautiful place in the forest. The staff were welcoming, friendly and gave us all the advice and assistance we need. Room service and laundry was all done for free. Meals were perfect and served hot despite... More 

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Karama is a really great lodge. It's situated on a mountain slope in lush forest. The rooms are small houses on stilts with balcony's with great views over the the surrounding hills and Kilimanjaro. It's all very nicely decorated, the restaurant and bar area have giant windows overlooking Kili in the distance. Food was great, we are vegetarians and were... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed there for one night before our safari. It's a beautiful place with very nice people. The pool is perfect to relax and drink a beer. The room it's nice with a great balcony! The dinner was very good, very beautiful place and it has a bar to relax and drink at night. It's a bit far from town,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Lovely place. Friendly, helpful staff. Great location - close to town but far enough out to feel 'hidden' and relaxing. Comfortable, roomy cabins with bathroom and large shower. Great views of the valley and Mt Mere from the balcony. The food was outstanding. Some of the best I have had and they cater brilliantly for vegetarians (a variety of choices... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My husband and I were going on an 8 day Safari, and this was our first lodge and also our last lodge before flying to Zanzibar. This lodge is way off the beaten path. The room are nice, with good space and amenities. The beds super comfortable and it has a pool ! The food and staff were very friendly,... More 

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