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Mkonge Hotel

Hospital Road, Tanga, Tanzania
Mkonge Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Athens, Greece
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is pretty old far away from the town. What they are charging for is completely insane for what they offer. Spend two nights due to the fact I reach late at tanga and I was lazy to search for another one. Rooms are basic. A/c was dripping. Service slow and non smiley. Breakfast was very poor and we... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is not first time for me to visit this hotel . Staff are very friendly . Rooms average but clean . very little hot water . Below average internet connection . Food takes time to prepare as seems they cook from scratch which is a good point if you are not in a hurry

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Pretoria, South Africa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
36 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Perhaps one of the better choices in Tanga. It was recommended and I cannot fault the recommendation. The rooms are average and the bathrooms were clean. However, do not expect five start service from a three star establishment - you are not paying for it. The breakfast was good with a selection of fruits, cereals and cooked food. The garden... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I stayed here with my family revisiting Tanga after leaving the town as children 50 years ago and the hotel was a massive disappointment . The service was terrible , the food was awful, and it took two hours to get the food served - maybe they had to go out and buy the food. Unfortunately the Italian restaurant across... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
29 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The Mkonge Hotel is a very nice hotel. The location is really very, very good. Though not on the sea shore, the hotel is located on the shore of the bay that opens to the sea. Close by is the yacht club and the swimming club. Opposite the hotel is a good (Italian) restaurant. So enough to do, at walking... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Think 10 times before you make a decision to stay here, specially if you are a none resident. I stayed there with my family. The AC was not working on the first day in one room. No one to attend. Water pressure was not there at all. The most terrible thing happened when we were checking out. If you pay... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is a hotel aimed at business people rather than tourists. The situation is good by the sea and rooms with views and balconies worth getting, the lawns god for sitting out and bird watching. Tanga centre (not a great draw!) a couple of Km away so really need a car or can get a tuk-tuk. Balcony door got stuck,... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Iv stayed here in the past and always I have the same problem with a receptionist. The man resents his service and customers. I am always received with antagonism and deliberate disrespect. The receptionist should not be employed in hospitality. Otherwise hotel is very good.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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