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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was amazed by the hospitality of the hotel staff and manger Bobby, left the place feeling like leaving behind home and family. The lodge is very reasonable priced with lovely food and clean rooms. I think this was one of the best lodge in the area....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely cannot recommend this hotel enough...I arrived as a guest and left feeling like part of a family! Every single one of the staff here are diamonds, without exception. I've stayed at 5 star hotels where the service hasn't even come close to what I received here, with a more homely, genuine feel to top it off. We also... More 

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Hartsdale, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We stayed here for 1 night to take a day trip of Marangu village. The property was a bit old and the rooms were ok but bathroom and toilet need upgrade. Had trouble getting hot water but the staff was very prompt to fix the problem. We had dinner the day we checked in and waited for over an hour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

I cannot thank Bobby enough for arranging our families stay at the Babylon and our Day hike to Kili enough! He was always quick to respond with answering my questions and confirming all of our plans. I highly recommend staying at the Babylon!!

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Bagac, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

I Carina Dayondon from the Philippines. I went to Tanzania, Africa last 24 September to 06 October 2015. The purpose of my trip was to climbed Mt.Kilimanjaro. I started to planned this trip by identifying reliable business contact in Tanzania, Africa. My friend who went before gave me Babylon Lodge in Marangu as my outfitter and contact for my Mt.Kilimanjaro... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I wanted to arrange a weekend trip from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro but other companies either could not arrange or the pricing was very high. Bobby arranged everything from a pick up in Nairobi to a car picking me up from the bus and taking me directly to the Lodge. Everything was included during my stay including a personal guide to... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Friendly, helpful staff. Comfortable room and bed. Great place to stay very close to Kilimanjaro National Park. Breakfast is great and filling. Highly recommend! Good value for your money. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I went in low-season (May) and it was very quiet - it seemed I was the only guest there some nights. The staff were attentive and friendly, and the manager got up at 3am to ensure I got safely away to catch an early morning flight, and emailed me to check I had made the flight after the taxi was... More 

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Ningbo, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

It's the best place to be while at marangu with the best rates, delicious food and friendly staff. I would highly recommend Babylon Lodge to travellers who are seeking relaxing environment, good service at a good price.

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Redlands, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Rooms were clean, food was excellent, relaxed environment. Free Wi-fi in the lobby. Power was inconsistent when we were there and breakers would blow if too many lights were turned on or things were plugged in, but think that may be expected in Africa. Also had inconsistent hot water for showering due to inconsistent power.

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  • Free Internet
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kilimanjaro's Best Budget Hotel! Babylon Lodge is situated in a lush garden setting, just minutes from Kilimanjaro National Park. Locally owned and operated, we provide service and amenities that equal the more expensive hotels at a much lower price. We have recently remodeled with new restaurant, bar and garden areas. Also, since we are from the area and have no need for middlemen, we can help you to find low-priced, quality tours that you might not find at the larger resorts. Babylon Lodge is the perfect place to stay for a weekend away or before/after a climb. Babylon Lodge is the only hotel in Marangu that offers free Wi-Fi to its clients. Welcome to Babylon Lodge for quality and affordable services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Babylon Lodge

Address: P.O Box 227 | Marangu-Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park +255, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Kilimanjaro National Park
Price Range: $50 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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