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Songota Falls Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed at Songata for two nights before and after a safari and we had a wonderful time. I would thoroughly recommend Songata: it was really peaceful and although slightly out of Arusha centre, it was perfect for us as we were being collected and dropped off for our safari anyway. We arranged our airport transfers with...

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Reviewed February 11, 2017

we arrived at night, It was dark and we were tired. We followed a lamp lit trail to our room and fell asleep. In the morning we were awakened first by the stirrings of animals and sounds of the jungle followed quickly by the beginnings of peoples days, walking to work or the market, school children heading to school. opening...

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Reviewed February 6, 2017

Mama Ray`s little paradise is like coming home. We enyoed the time very much! The food is the best in whole Arusha and it’s a really nice little “Restaurant” where you can sit, watch the stars at night and listen to all the interesting noises from the forest while eating. The rooms are very nice and lovely and if you...

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Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed January 16, 2017

I visited Songota for a day walking safari to the Songota Falls and it was amazing. We had a lunch in the middle of the bush and this was fantastic. Joyce, the owner of Songota arranged everything for us including the meals. We highly recommend Songota for any traveller who is looking for a mid-range accommodation with good service. we...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed January 4, 2017

It's a great pleasure to be serve at 'SONGOTA FALL' what a very quiet and ECO friendly environment,is a best place to refresh and relax your mind.Best place to have holiday with family and friends.'JOYS' cook nice African dish and blend with nice fresh juice.Her lovely welcoming hospitality was great.The place is well clean and blessed with nature.I can't wait...

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

Very friendly and helpful staff made our stay really nice. Raymond picked us up at the airport and shuttled us around to a myriad of shops in the busy markets. The property is comfortable and quiet. It is 10 minutes outside the traffic and noise of Arusha. Although we arrived late, Joyce had prepared a huge and excellent dinner which...

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Reviewed October 16, 2016

We had so much fun at Sangota Falls lodge. The food was so delicious and Mama Ray looked for us as their own children. The place is very silent and the rooms are very comfortable. And there is also a great view from this place. In January we will come back because we enjoyed it very much. Thank you Mama...

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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Joice the owner is very warm and kind. She and her son helped us with arrangments in Arusha. The rooms are very intimate and clean. there is plenty hot water in the shower. there is a laundry service with at a reasonable price. If you feel like going to a walk there is a near by waterfall. The food is...

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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights here after a camping safari to refresh before heading home. I was traveling alone, but Joyce never let me feel that way - I was part of the family, and as she kept telling me "you are on your vacation, this is your home". It sure felt like it, with delicious home cooking (and meals on my...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We organised a safari trip from Switzerland but unfortunately, because of a car accident, our guide wasn't at the airport to pick us up at 2 am in the night. We arrived at 3.30 at the Sogota Falls in a rainy night, Joyce didn't know we were coming but she was amazing! she welcomed us very warmly and she called...

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Additional Information about Songota Falls Lodge

Address: 1134, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $45 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“this is not the Hilton, it is Africa, but all the rooms are well appointed and none is better than the next.”
 of 5 bubbles richardgY8861PQ, Feb 11, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are private bungalows.”
 of 5 bubbles K597KQrobh, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
“choose a banda where you can see the cute bushbabies or the buzzard!”
 of 5 bubbles toobi2016, May 7, 2016 | Read review
“Call Joyce and ask for availability and more. She will help with anything.”
 of 5 bubbles Esben32, Oct 20, 2015 | Read review
“The neighborhood dogs do some barking at night, but otherwise very peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles joetori, Sep 15, 2015 | Read review
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