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Highview Hotel

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| 94, Karatu, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this hotel on a package safari with zara tours. The grounds are pleasant hotel food is great and the general manager madhu bhabu was wonderful! He was very welcoming and was always help full anwsering our questions and meeting our requests. Thank you! I would probably add that I did feel the rooms could do with abit of... More 

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El Paso, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Highview after a very long drive from Kilimanjaro airport so it was a very welcome sight.We stayed as part of a 6 day safari with Africa safaris,the whole experience was amazing.After an exciting day watching the big 5 it was great to sit by the pool with a cold beer and a cocktail.The views from our... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I very much enjoyed staying at the Highview hotel as part of my safari experience. The service and food were both excellent and the rooms quiet and comfortable. A good jumping off point for the brilliant safari I had with www.africasafari.com

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karen H, Please accept my sincere appreciation for making it to Africa and choose to stay with us, Hosting you was beautiful..!! At Zara’s Highview Hotel we are very thankful and appreciative to have your feedback on overall facilities, service specifically Food, Rooms and everything else you have enjoyed. At, Zara properties we are committed towards providing you with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This hotel was absolutely lovely. Excellent service and staff, nothing too much trouble. Excellent guide throughout on the tour. clean comfortable rooms, hot water, towels, outstanding veranda views from all rooms. Excellent food, free wi fi , tea and coffee, and I do enjoy my brews ! If you read a bad review, please do not believe it ! Hakuna... More 

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lindsey R, First and foremost I wish to extend my sincere appreciation for staying with us. At Zara’s Highview hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and services specifically Staffs, Guide, Rooms, Hot water, Towels & View, Food, free Wi-Fi and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed at the Highview Hotel for two nights at the beginning of our safari. The hotel is clean and comfortable, has a wonderfull view and is very quiet. The staff was always friendly and helpful. The food was tasty and good, the lunchboxes plenty. On our first day we made the Elefant Cave Walk, which we really enjoyed, we... More 

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Martina F, I wish to extend my sincere appreciation for staying with us. At Zara’s Highview hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and services specifically The Hotel & View, Staffs, Food, Lunch boxes, Elephant cave walk, Safari and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We visited Highview hotel both on the way to Safari and return and both times we liked Highview Hotel very much. On the second visit we had dinner in the garden, very romantic and very tasting food. We like to recomend the hotel for other gests.

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Torben S, First and foremost I wish to extend my sincere appreciation for staying with us. At Zara’s Highview hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and services specifically The Hotel, Dinner in the Garden, Food and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with... More 

Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stayed at the Highview Hotel the night before we started our safari, and we stayed the night after the safari ended. The staff was very friendly and quick to help and to make sure we were comfortable. Great outdoor bar area that we relaxed and enjoyed cigars and drinks. The food served was nice and plenty of it as... More 

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Clyde G, I wish to extend my sincere appreciation for staying with us. At Zara’s Highview hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and services specifically The Hotel, Staff, Food, Rooms, Pool and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with the best experience in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

THis was a lovely hotel. Peaceful, clean and comfortable, the food was great and easy to relax. They seem to know what they are doing and I would guess have been doing it for quite some time. Highly recommend for great value and great memories

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Northshoretravellers, First and foremost I wish to extend my sincere appreciation for staying with us. At Zara’s Highview hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and services specifically Food, hotel cleanness and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with the best experience in every... More 

Viborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed here a total of 2 nights as part of our safari with Zara tours before and after our wild camp experience. It was a beautiful place with nice food. They even managed to bring some of our forgotten items from their other hotel i Moshi when we returned. Excellent service! WIFI is quite useless.

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Helle Nygaard L, First and foremost I wish to extend my sincere appreciation for staying with us. At Zara’s Highview hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and services specifically Food, bring your item to Moshi and everything else you have enjoyed. We have note on WIFI and make follow up... More 

Broadbeach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I stayed here for 1 night as a stopover to the Serengeti (Zara Tours). The staff were friendly on arrival with a large reception area, lounge and dinning area nicely decorated. The room was nicely decorated too and the shower area was clean. Rooms had screens and mozzie nets over the beds. Dinner was included in my tour cost and... More 

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear fourseasons63, First and foremost I wish to extend my sincere appreciation for staying with us. At Zara’s Highview hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and services specifically Staffs, Breakfast, dinner, lounge and Dinning, Rooms, Pool and everything else you have enjoyed. We have noted the room number, hot water, Road... More 

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