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Tona Lodge

Mbaga Village, Manka District, Same, Tanzania
Tona Lodge

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It seems the Tona Lodge Annex is owned by the same person, but managed by another, a young couple, who have no basic understanding of what things cost in Tanzania or the world. The "Tona Lodge Annex" was built a few years ago. Tona Lodge itself seems to be under restoration and was rather run down when we visited. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Sweet little place - only rated as average as it is very basic, expect a room with a bed (or a tent pitch) and local rice, beans and mandazis for foods. A perfect base to explore the Pare Mountains from.

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Ukunda, Coast, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Tona Lodge is a weird, winding complex of timber-built rooms perched on a steep mountainside and connected by some fairly long stairways. As a hotel it is just passably comfortable and you could pick out plenty of defects, not least of which are the poor lighting at night and the lack of any real menu choices. Mbaga is tiny, remote... More 

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Haridwar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

very good place to stay, friendly staff. to explore the south pare mountains, all you need to do is get to the Tona lodge, guided walking tours can be arranged from there. one of the best places we've been to in tanzania.

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