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    Gibb's Farm

    Rift Valley | P.O. Box 280, Karatu, Tanzania
    011 255 27 253 4397
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 629 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    That is how one of our friends described it. Familiar, comfortable, lots of nooks, crannys and nick-knacks to explore. Without exception all the staff are personable and interested in the guests. The fresh organic food is wonderful especially the breakfast eggs from 'chickens that run...More

    Thank WorldwideWebster
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My husband and I stayed here for two nights as we toured the Ngorogoro Crater and Lake Manyara. We loved our stay at Gibbs Farm. We had heard it was a great place, but it exceeded our expectations. The cottages were large and very comfortable....More

    Thank Doris R
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Had 2 nights here and absolutely loved it. The vegetarian options were some of the most inventive I have ever had. Would love to spend a week here taking advantage of everything on offer. We did not at any point experience 'the hard sell' as...More

    1  Thank Suzali
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    First the positives: gorgeous grounds, stunning and comfortable accommodations, and absolutely amazing food - truly the best we had in Tanzania! I enjoyed a wonderful miso-something soup, the most delicious pork chop I've ever eaten, and a dessert of chocolate cake with an almond crunch......More

    Thank ktblax
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We loved Gibb's Farm! It was the perfect 'luxury' stop after leaving Tarangire, and visiting the Crater before heading off to the Serengeti. It was our anniversary, and they went our of their way to recognize our occasion (champagne, cake at dinner, etc). The rooms...More

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    • $606 - $1,868 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Tanzania >
    • Arusha Region >
    • Karatu
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    Robert H
    August 4, 2017|
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    Response from GibbsGM | Property representative |
    Dear Robert, Good morning. I concur with Diane and highly recommend that you plan your itinerary via a reputable safari specialist who can advise you of the many options available including the best time to travel... More
    August 4, 2017|
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    Response from GibbsGM | Property representative |
    Good morning. Filtered water is always free and in unlimited supply as is tea and coffee. There is bottled water supplied in the cottages which gets refreshed by housekeeping daily as we do not recommend to drink the tap... More
    Susan D
    January 21, 2017|
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    Response from lorsnsteve | Reviewed this property |
    We did a self drive, we hired a 4x4 in Arusha from Safari Drive. The roads were variable, tarmac, hard dirt and loose gravel. Lots of corrugations on the roads in the Serengeti but elsewhere not too bad. Easy to find your... More
    Room Tips
    "#17 "Anniversary" cottage is large and absolutely beautiful. Adjacent to main house but quiet."
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    "We had 2 couples and stayed in Bustani House - 2 luxurious suites and communal lounge. Superb."
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    "I can't imagine there would be a bad cottage in the entire place."
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    "We stayed in Cottage 11. We loved our location close to the main house"
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