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Kibo Palace Hotel

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed April 18, 2016

The hotel is beautiful, the staff is friendly, it is also child-friendly! They have very nice tasty food. They gave me a bed for the toddler and would prepare milk or any special meals on request, assist in cleaning the child's utensils, etc. They were superb! The pool was also lovely, and the hotel is conveniently located and you can...

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Reviewed April 16, 2016

I booked this hotel for two nights. The room was very nice, air conditioned, free wifi, and room service. The bathroom was far better than expected as well. Extremely pleasant and helpful staff at all levels.

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Nairobi
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Extremely happy with conference visit at Kibo Palace. Hotel is pleasant, room is nicely laid out, food is great but I was most impressed with the service which went above and beyond expectations and requirements. Extremely pleasant and helpful staff at all levels. Highly recommended - would definitely stay again and tell friends to do the same.

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Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed April 6, 2016

I booked this hotel for two nights. I did a trek on Kilimanjaro so I stayed one day before going up for a week and then returned for one more night before departing. Probably the thing that left the biggest impression on me was the size of the place. I had seen some other hotels around but this place looked...

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Leicester
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife had her family book a suite within this hotel last year for our wedding night. Perfect in every way. The bed, the decor, the ambience, the service, etc. It was on the top floor which was a hassle, but apart from that, which is minor, it was first class.

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Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Went to Arusha for business...what a significant change from Dar... more comfortable weather and the accommodation and services definitely on the same par as any decent business hotel...not a resort or holiday style but friendly ,professional and clean...I would gladly recommend if you in Arusha especially if you on business...we enjoyed our stay thank you.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed March 7, 2016

The hotel was very comfortable and clean. Staff was friendly and helpful. The restaurant menu was OK, but just. Short walking distance from local market. Served as our base between our climb of Kilimanjaro and a few days of safari.

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Maui
Reviewed March 3, 2016

We enjoyed our one night stay at Kibo Palace Hotel. After arriving at the airport, Frederick our hotel pre-arranged shuttle driver was waiting for us and was a very pleasant and courteous driver. It is about a 20 minute drive from the airport but convenient for our morning departure for our safari. We had booked with included breakfast, and it...

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed March 1, 2016

The Good: They have good clean rooms with decent baths and showers that are well maintained; They have a gym and a nice swimming pool but the pool is not that private and perhaps not convenient if you are there for business; The food is excellent with a wide variety for differing palates. The breakfast is great with fresh bread...

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kolkata
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

I have just checked in. The refrigerator seems haunted. TV quality and channels limited and poor. Air condition does not cool. Even after complaint no response. While checking in I was a bit impressed. But not any more. Highly over priced and over rated. May be got a bad room but then the response of service is poor too. Ordered...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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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“except thursday and friday nights, rooms over the pool are perfect for sleeping”
 of 5 bubbles D5869AErobertd, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“You can climb the plastic mini Kilimanjaro here - a nice fun photo opportunity!”
 of 5 bubbles talloow, Dec 12, 2016 | Read review
“Must try the buffet while at the pool side especially at night”
 of 5 bubbles Benso3, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“i had no issues with any rooms we have used on our travels.”
  • spacious and clean
 of 5 bubbles gbart1993, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“Easy Accessibility”
 of 5 bubbles SarahChriss, Jun 1, 2016 | Read review
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