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Kibo Palace Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Kibo Palace Hotel is located 15 mins from Arusha city centre. From the moment i drove in the gate, the security check point was nothing but A+ and greet with warm smile. The stuffs were amazing and willing to go beyond to help you. The most amazing part for me were the rooms. They were big, super clean and quiet.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was invited to lunch at the Kibo Palace and was immediately impressed by the warm and courteous welcome of the staff in the lobby and restaurant. My lunch included soup (it was cold that day in Arusha!) and a beautifully-seasoned Indian fish dish. The food was delicious, and the elegant presentation and service notched everything up to the highest... More 

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Our happiness always comes from your satisfaction as we are always there to provide the best to you our valued customers. Thank you for your honest comments as we say welcome back for better and better satisfaction. Best regards, Bonny. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

good rooms , very clean , comfortable , hotel good interior and exterior , nice outdoor seating area , food quality ok , has indoor and pool side bar. staff very helpful and courteous poolside the showing premier football, free wi fi , rooms have safe , shower cubicles bit too tight , hot water 24 hours

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Thank speedlion
Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate for your frank observation and comments that proves what we are. We are always there to provide the best for our valued customers as we say welcome again and again to Arusha and Kibo Palace hotel. Warm regards, Bonny. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only there for one night after our safari in Kenya and Tanzania and the shower was very welcome. The rooms are a bit tired and in need of an update but the staff were quite friendly and the restaurant was terrific. We'd definitely come back to eat again, perhaps not to stay.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments that will make us improve where we need to do so. Thank you again for your positive comments as we are there to provide you the best service. We real appreciate your promise to come back as we wish you a great time. Best regards, Bonny. More 

Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After two days of traveling through the Serengeti and the Crater, this hotel offered the needed creature comforts...comfortable bed, excellent restaurant, hot shower and friendly and attentive service.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying with us, we are here to offer you the best services in this hospitality industry. Wishing you a great time. More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Moderate good hotel with excellent staff and facilities. interconnected rooms are available. Restaurant is fine as well as the pool area. Free WiFi available. free WiFi. Situated at the heart of the city. Ideal place to stay for starting a Safari trip.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We indeed appreciate your feedback after staying with us and we look forward to host you again next time. Karibu (welcome again) to Kibo Palace hotel. More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I stayed one night here in a regular room. I was passing through on business and for this purpose it's one of the nicer hotels available in Arusha. Travelers visiting for safaris and leisure might not find it very exciting as it's not really near anything of interest. it just depends what you're looking for in your trip. The room... More 

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Hymes, Kibo Palace Hotel Management is so delighted for your reviews and we look forward to host you again and maintain our quality services . Have an awesome stay wherever you are. Sincerely, Nuru Makia Sales & Marketing Manager More 

Shangri-La County, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a couple of night whilst waiting for a wildlife tour to begin. Hotel just felt a little tired and flat. Rooms ok and food alright, but the whole place just felt like it needed a bit of a make over and some energy pumped back into it. Staff pretty apathetical too and not really anything close by... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I m a friquent visitor of this city hotel and I like to catch up my buisness colleagues/ counterparts here as the upkeep of this place is simply superb and without any iota of doubt in this category this is best place in town . From last few visits I hv witnesssed the quality of food & bevrage offering is... More 

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback as through them we shall become better and better in terms of service offering. We shall indeed maintain our quality services. Thank you and welcome again. More 

Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We recently stayed at Kibo palace hotel while we visited Serengeti. This was an overnight stay as our flight reached in the afternoon, and we were slated to move to Tarangire the next day. The hotel was about an hour drive from the Kilimanjaro airport, and the drive was good. Check in at the hotel was prompt and the rooms... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KIBO PALACE HOTEL: Named after the highest peak of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro, Kibo Palace Hotel is one of Arusha's most exciting and innovative luxury hotels. The contemporary and African decor gives this gem in the heart of Arusha a great attitude. The hotel is located 45 minutes drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) and a 15-minute walk from Arusha city center and the Arusha International Conference Center. The hotel hosts professionals, the business community and international organizations to a Corporate Networking Cocktail every last Thursday of the month offering them a platform to exchange ideas and enhance businesses and also encourage personal growth for the professionals through inviting great speakers to these event. Kibo Palace Hotel offers a range of diverse facilities for both business travelers and leisure stays. These include:- 77 tastefully designed luxurious guestrooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with modern amenities to make the stay comfortable.- Fully-equipped conference and meeting facilities which can accommodate up to 150 people, well-appointed with the necessary modern equipment – Wireless Internet, Video Conferencing Facilities, LCD Projectors, State-of-the-Art Audio Visual Equipment and secretarial services.- The Kilimanjaro Restaurant will satisfy the most discerning gastronomic connoisseur with a splash of African, Continental, Asian or Oriental cuisine.- The Lounge Bar at Kibo Palace Hotel is a pleasant and sophisticated meeting place, ideal for an aperitif or an after-dinner drink. The guests can relax and sip wines, champagnes and classic cocktails prepared by expert barmen. The hotel has a happy hour and live entertainment every Wednesday and Friday evening from 05.00 p.m. to 08.00 p.m.- The Pool Bar is located near the swimming pool with a view of our lush gardens as a sundowner serving a variety of fresh juices and snacks. Recreational facilities include- Outdoor swimming pool set in landscaped gardens.- Health & fitness center with state of the art gymnasium, sauna, steam bath and massage parlour.- Arusha Gymkhana’s 9-hole golf course and 7 tennis courts are situated 3 minutes drive from the hotel. Other services: Forex bureau open from 07.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m., Airport transfers and car hire, VIP airport transfers in luxury vehicles, Gemstones boutique, Event Management, Safari bookings, Wireless internet complimentary for all in-house guests. The beautifully landscaped lush garden around the hotel’s pool area is one of the most prominent venues in town for staging wedding and outdoor functions. We offer a variety of facilities and rooms, specially adapted bathrooms and wider access for wheelchairs, as well as other facilities including parking for physically challenged persons. Kibo Palace Hotel, with its diverse facilities and friendly service, is a preferred destination for international travelers, holidaymakers as well as local businessmen and families. The multinational management team of the hotel is continually strives to provide excellent service maintaining an international standard for all its facilities on offer; all these combine to deliver an unforgettable personal experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kibo Palace Hotel

Address: Old Moshi Road | P O Box 2523, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $200 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kibo Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 65
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Arusha
#3 Business Hotel in Arusha
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