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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed December 19, 2016

What a great place! Everything about Hatari is superb. The manager Sebastian is the perfect host and he runs a tip top operation, I can't thank him enough for all the assistance he offered during our short stay. The rooms are a throwback to the 60s when the movie was made but have been modernised just enough as not to...

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Spent New Year here, and enjoyed the peace and tranquillity. Good for views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, and ideally located for quick access into Arusha National Park. Good sized rooms, and super views from breakfast table. Staff really friendly.

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Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania
Reviewed October 31, 2016

i and my friend went to Hatari Lodge we were warmly welcomed there, they place is in beautifully nature almost in Arusha national park where you can have a good view of nature and see beautifully animals in their nature,it is food and accommodation are of high quality where are recommend every one to visit there where is in Arusha.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 18, 2016

Two stays in February and March 2016. This beautiful lodge steeped in history and situated on the edge of the amazing Arusha National Park was the perfect place to start and finish our adventure in Tanzania. The room was amazing amid lovely grounds - a treat to go to breakfast past a grazing giraffe, warthog family and the cheeky monkeys....

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Saigon
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Hatari Lodge was all I expected and then some. The location is in the Arusha National Park. It is a small lodge, and the service is personal and great. I especially loved the sundowners out in the marsh, on a platform accessible by wooden planks, with campfire ans Savannah Dry!!! You can watch giraffes, buffalo and other animals from there,...

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 31, 2016

Hatari Lodge is set just outside the border of Arusha National Park, and is certainly worth considering if you want to get away from it all. Don't expect an abundance of wildlife, this particular park is known for its beauty rather than its wildlife. The lodge is extremely comfortable, and the food ws really good. Stayed there on New Year's...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We spent one night at Hatari Lodge (Christmas Day) after a day in Arusha National Park and before our Mount Meru trek. The lodge is absolutely beautiful, set in stunning grounds with wildlife everywhere you turn. The service was first-class from all members of staff from the amount we arrived to when we left. Our room was gorgeous - huge...

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Calagary
Reviewed December 4, 2015

Provided with Internet passwords that did not work. No interest in rectifying the situation despite two requests.. Invited for sundowners at look out post. No chairs provided while another large group were given seating. Hostess ignored us throughout dinner . Dinner were served at a long table with the large German group who refused to speak a word in English......

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HatariShumata, Inhaber at Hatari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr/s Nielsen, pls allow us to share the same report with the TA community which we shared with your agents. Again our sincere apologies. It is a disappointing post to read and I am not only feeling embarrassed but do hope that you do accept our apologies for our shortcomings during your stay from which we can only learn...

San Diego
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Just the best- so friendly, beautiful setting, excellent food, excellent service. Nothing bad to say. We really enjoyed meeting the German women who were there as "guest service" associates (not sure, I think it was a volunteer/exchange program) but we really felt like they cared about our wellbeing.

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Springfield
Reviewed April 14, 2015

We had a wonderful overnight here. Gourmet dinner in an elegant dining room. Very interesting bathroom with a deep hot tub. We had a beautiful view of a large area with Buffalo, zebras, and lots of birds. Cute monkeys abound. One jumped up on the breakfast table (on the veranda) and stole a roll from our basket. Don't miss the...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hatari Lodge is a legendary handmade bush hotel which use to be part of the setting for the famed Howard Hawks film 'Hatari'! featuring John Wayne, Hardy Krüger etc... Hatari Lodge is located in protected woodlands on the edge of a clearing called Momella meadow with views on Kilimanjaro. The area surrounding the lodge is adjacent to the vast and beautiful Arusha National Park in Tanzania. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hatari Lodge

Address: Momella Rd | Momella village, Arusha National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha National Park
Price Range: $210 - $717 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hatari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Free Wifi available in restaurant and bar area.”
Richard_Brenda_UK, Mar 18, 2016 | Read review
“Wifi - only when you stood in a particular spot by the office.”
arezzo1, Feb 21, 2015 | Read review
“Although it's convenient I would not choose the room immediately under the patio as your afternoon nap can be disturbed by preparations for dinner.”
UluruAustralia, Feb 17, 2015 | Read review
“We had room 9 (I'm pretty sure) which was at the end of the building. Very private and peaceful (felt like we were the only ones there!)”
Craig_C_from_Oz, Sep 19, 2014 | Read review
“No rooms are too far from the main mess/house area. They are all in a tight cluster and form what i could see they were all rather similar, albeit decorated with different motifs and styles, and all very elegantly and eclectically. Whatever room you choose, make sure you have a torch or flashlight handy and be almost packed if you are departing early...as the generator only kicks in at 0730 or later. Wifi in the room did not work...and I was very close to the main house, but it did work fine at the main house. Of course once the generator is off...no wifi is available.”
ChristianBoix, Jul 17, 2014 | Read review
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