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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is on the slopes of Kilimanjaro. Quiet and relaxing with a pool and grounds that are meticulously maintained. If you have ever been to Moshi,Kilimanjaro,Tanzania you know and if you haven't, you will find out. Tanzania time and pace of life is very different than what we are used to in the west. You will wait 45 minutes... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

I spent two nights at Protea Hotel Aishi Machame to get away from the crowds and pollution of Dar es Salaam, where I was living on an expat assignment. The hotel delivered everything I was looking for as a getaway. The room, while basic, was clean and comfortable, the grounds were well kept, the staff was helpful, and the surrounding... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This hotel is a gorgeous hotel on the slopes of Kilimanjaro. Quiet and relaxing with a newly renovated pool and grounds that are meticulously maintained. The only "negative" would be the wait for food. If you have ever been to Tanzania you know and if you havent, you will find out. Tanzania time and pace of life is very different... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Unfortunately, I had to stay at Protea Aishi Machame for five nights. I wish I hadn't. Upon arrival, I asked for the internet code, which for the five days/nights didn't work. Whilst I was on a business trip, I was barely able to send any emails. The gym was under maintenance until mid-June. Moreover, my shower had cockroaches in it... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

We chose this hotel due to its close proximity to Mount Kilimanjaro which we intended to climb. We had a deadline to leave the hotel at 7.30 am in readiness to the mountain climb. However we were delayed due to problems with water in the shower which turned scalding hot randomly whilst in use. The same problem of water temperature... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night prior and 2 nights post Kilimanjaro trek with our group. The hotel is in a good location away from the hustle/bustle of Moshi & Arusha. The hotel staff are friendly, however the hotel has seen better days. The rooms & facilities (pool, ablutions, dining, bar) are v dated and tired. We had the same room... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Very nice hotel set in beautiful location,on arrival we were met by friendly staff who gave us a refreshing drink & a hot towel & were quick to bring are bags to are rooms,the rooms were standard size with tv,safe & small bathfoom with a shower you had to fight with to get some hot water out of it,hotel also... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

When you walk in, your greeted by a fresh glass of hibiscus juice and a cool towel. It's a nice welcome and sets the standard for the hotel. The rooms are clean, have safes in the rooms and hair dryers and TVs. It has a pool and a nice bar area. The breakfast is plentiful and tasty with eggs/pancake cooked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Very nice and restful base for both before and after a climb on Kilimanjaro. Clean, tidy with good food and friendly staff. Beautiful gardens well tended too, to wander or just sit by the pool. Would stay here again.

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Dar es Salaam
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

This Hotel is very nice for all people. At same, it is very good starting point for Mount Kilimanjaro climbers who go for Machame route. Weather is always cool, sometimes very cold especially from October to December. The staff are friendly and highly qualified. As it is VN located under the showers of Mount Kilimanjaro, even those who are not... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Aishi Machame - Country elegance on the Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Situated at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, Protea Hotel Aishi is located a few kilometres from the Machame Gate where climbers commence their ascent of this most majestic mountain by way of the picturesque Machame Trail. View the permanently snow-capped peaks from the comfort of your room. Specialising in organised climbs, Protea Hotels Aishi provides all necessary tenting and equipment, as well as the most experienced guides and porters to make this unique experience a holiday always to remember. Nature walks and cultural tours around the area can also be organised by the hotel. All en-suite bedrooms are well appointed and modern, as well as all being equipped with electronic safes, mini-bar and tea/coffee making facilities. Our restaurant offers a selection of superb cuisine, where both local and international dishes can be enjoyed in the restaurant or on the terrace, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The patio provides an ideal venue for Al Fresco dining or simply enjoying the views over afternoon tea or sundowners. As the melted snow and ice from the mountain cascades down in the form of a majestic river that thunders past the grounds of the hotel, why not enjoy a picnic lunch on the banks of the river whilst nature reveals her secrets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel Aishi Machame

Address: Machame Village, Moshi, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Moshi
Price Range: $130 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Aishi Machame 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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