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Bukoba Kolping Hotel

Maruku Road, Kashura Hill | P. O. Box 1236, Bukoba, Tanzania
Bukoba Kolping Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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458 reviews 458 reviews
102 hotel reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

20 US for room with view of the Lake Victoria from a small balcony, hot water in the shower, good breakfastbuffet. You do get much for your 20USD. When having lunch or dinner - make sure you are not in a hurry. It takes one hour to get the food- but meanwhile - the view of the lake is marvellous... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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46 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I liked this place and enjoyed the formal reception service of women in suits. Coupled with the well built older room furnishings, it gave a feeling of old world reliability, security and charm. I had several room options but chose a single room in the older building, which appealed. It was small, but adequate - had the feeling of an... More 

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Northampton, UK
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25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I haven't stayed in the any of the rooms but, I have eaten here on many occasions and it's a great place to eat. The outside dining area is great, the staff are very friendly and it is a very relaxing place to have an evening meal. The food is tasty, reliable and they seem to have everything available listed... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Only ate at the outdoor restaurant and the food was great as long as it didn't need cheese, milk or butter. We had some milk in the car so gave it to them which they appreciated. Service is a bit slow but so friendly and pleasant and heh what's the rush with a location and view like that! Found the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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44 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

That may be nicest thing about this hotel. Rooms are very basic. Although they advertise wifi availability, it pretty much does not work. Hot water lasts only for a few minutes, even if you have the hot water heater on for an hour. There is no a/c but there is a fan. I didn't leave the windows open at night... More 

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Accra, Ghana
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14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The suite was clean and quite smart and spacious . It was very good value at USD 50/night for B&B . No a/c though it was cool in the evening and there was a fan . The food was ok but you should not be in a hurry . Staff were friendly and helpful . There's a nice terrace bar... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I did not stay at the hotel but i had my dinner and hanged out at the bar at this hotel. The food was superb and the service was great. Enjoyed the night when there was an event and watched traditional dancers entertain guest. I also had a chance to view the single rooms and they are spacious and comfortable.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

This is a nice little guest house on the hill overlooking Lake Victoria, the rooms are basic but comfortable. Food is good although they need to work on their breakfasts and speed up the service a little. Staff are friendly and helpful but have not had much training and with a little tweaking (eg teach them how to make tea)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

What friendly helpful people The staff are great and so keen to assist wherever they can The view over the Bukoba bay is very special and a chef that really goes the extra mile to make sure you get what you want to eat A fair standard of hotel in amongst many that may not quiet make it in an... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

The Kolping Hotel and Conference Centre is beautifully situated on a hillside overlooking Lake Victoria. It is built to a high standard and the rooms are spacious. Many have balconies overlooking the garden and the lake below. Those in the furthest block (highest up the hill) have Wi-Fi. Staff are friendly and efficient. The new Manager is determined to make... More 

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