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Mkonge Hotel

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Hospital Road, Tanga, Tanzania
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Mkonge Hotel
Ranked #4 of 11 Tanga B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Checked in with few friends. Had stayed there a few month's ago. At the time of check in asked about the showers was told they are working and there is hot water. After a long Bush trip I was really looking forward to a good shower as last time the water just trickled and was cold. They couldn't get there... More 

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Powick, Worcestershire UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

A haven and a beautiful location, with charming grounds and friendly staff. It was a heaven to return to the quiet tranquil pool at the end of a hot days work. Food was good and wine and beer were reasonably priced. Breakfast was adequate but varied form day to day, sometimes you got beans or a sausage and sometimes you... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My friend and self stayed here, at this colonial, charming property for 2 nights in their suite room and were not disappointed. It is indeed the best hotel in Tanga, overlooking the ocean. The hotel served some very good Indian food and the chefs were more than happy to cook up a meal to our tastes. Breakfast included dosas and... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

When I read through many of the reviews here, I think that the people writing them give honest opinions, but fail to realize that they are not in Europe or North America. The Mkonge isn't the Ritz Carlton, but it is a clean hotel in a beautiful setting. I thought the monkeys were great, even when they tried to steal... More 

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
45 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The rooms are spacious and comfortable and have a fridge and TV, there is a nice balcony, the bathroom has hot water, the dining room is pleasant and airy but the whole place needs some TLC. The huge lawn area overlooking the water makes a very pleasant place for sundowners after a long drive. The dinner menu is quite good... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I had rung some weeks before to book a room...but when we rang again a few days before arrival, they claimed that they knew nothing of the booking. My advice - don't trust them and try somewhere else.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

friendly, welcoming in the Tanzanian style, just the best -shower ok, hard 2 get it thro my v long, v thick hair but the best I've known in Tanzania. A great place to stay. Staff at breakfast great at teaching Kiswahili.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I really liked this place. Tanzania is cheap (and fantastic; what amazing people and such a tolerant and caring society) and a stay at the Mkonge is around £50 per night, for two, which represents incredible value, as this is a very decent hotel. Rooms are a good size and are quiet, though the bathrooms are sparse and the shower... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Built in an architectural style a bit odd for Africa (long corridors in a 'dependence' give the impression of an old youth hotel in Eastern block), but spacious & clean air conditioned rooms and nice restaurant with an excellent Indian cuisine. Vervet monkeys are a bonus:-)! Good for one night stop-over.

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Arusha, Tanzania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

After a 5 hour drive from Pangani (ferry broke down, took 2.5 hours to repair....), it was sheer delight to arrive at the Mkonge. Especially to swim in its enormous pool after a long, hot drive (and I was the only "customer"!). Wi-Fi free in reception area, small fee to pay for room access. Huge, sprawling grounds (though they could... More 

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Address: Hospital Road, Tanga, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Tanga Region > Tanga
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