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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We spent 4 nights in this hotel while attending a wedding in the area. The hotel is well located near the base camp if climbing Kilamanjaro. There is also easy access to Ndoro Falls and the Chang’s tunnels. All of the staff at the hotel...More

Thank Altadog1
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Five stars based largely on how great the staff was -- especially Mixion. I cannot exaggerate how much they went out of the way to make guests comfortable and provide a fun stay. The rooms are pretty basic, but fine for the price you pay....More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Our second and third nights in Tanzania were spent at the babylon lodge in Marangu after spending 4 weeks travelling around Uganda ,we were tired and needed a rest. From the moment we arrived our hosts Maxin and Magdellan and the other staff members could...More

Thank K9783QIjohn
Reviewed August 15, 2017

The Babylon Lodge is a hidden gem - literally - it's up a hill in the midst of a tiny mountain village. But once you arrive, you're greeted by a warm, friendly staff, a warm towel and a cool juice drink. Bobby, the manager, is...More

1  Thank Caitlin K
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Book Babylon for an excellent budget accomodation venue. Excellent staff , food is reasonable ( try the vege pizza but ask to add kale , it's delicious), rooms are basic but clean and spacious, but ask them to demonstrate how to use the hot water...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Laundry Service
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$65 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Charming Hotel in Kilimanjaro National Park
#2 Quaint Hotel in Kilimanjaro National Park
#1 Budget Hotel in Kilimanjaro National Park
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$65 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Charming Hotel in Kilimanjaro National Park
#2 Quaint Hotel in Kilimanjaro National Park
#1 Budget Hotel in Kilimanjaro National Park
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Bart v
November 21, 2016|
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Dear Bart, Thank you for contacting us. We will be glad to host you at Babylon Lodge and to organize for you a wonderful climb with our well experienced guides and porters who will not only make sure you enjoy your climb but... More
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travelbug4359715
August 12, 2016|
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Response from Bobby L | Property representative |
Babylon Lodge is 80km from the Kilimanjaro International Airport. There are two ways of getting to Babylon lodge. You can take the taxi from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Babylon Lodge or you can pre book to be picked... More
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Antonio I
January 5, 2016|
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Response from Bobby L | Property representative |
Dear Antonio, Please check our website for our itineraries and all the routes that we offer. Send us an email on the route that you are interested in and the number of people and we will send you a wonderful package.
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"Walking distance to Marangu"
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"Room 103 is closest to the wifi transmitter, so it does have in-room wifi. And don't forget to meet the..."
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"Try and see "Kobe" the tortoise living in the garden adjacent to the rooms."
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"Our room was a twin share at the back of the lodge, lovely and quiet!"
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