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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was clean, and spacious - fan was sufficient to keep room very comfortable. Hot and cold running water. Grounds manicured and tropical. Pool small but very cool. Food variety was large, wait staff super helpful and accommodating.

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1Thank Gus B
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This outpost is where we started our safari and it is pretty good. Its kind of out set in the jungle but really is pretty close to the town. The services were good. The food at the dinning room is very good. The service is great. Be careful if you go downtown though, it is safe but you will have...

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2Thank Brenda C
Manly, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This little gem has everything you need in a secluded area in the middle of Arusha. There's a cafe with good food, a small pool, good hot showers, and storage service. The rooms are cosy and authentic. A good place to stay before/after a safari, or to rest.

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1Thank duma1001
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stayed here 3 nights and it is a decent hotel with fine rooms and a small pool. Service is good. The restaurant including the breakfast is not good. The quality of the food is not good. Especially the breakfast was poor - you need to be there early to ensure a full variety of the food and they are...

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1Thank DKanonym
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We stayed before and after our safari in the Serengeti. The rooms are spacious and clean. Bathroom clean, Walk-in shower, but doesn't drain very well. Yes, it is quite simple, but definitely a good place to stay. Staff mostly friendly. Breakfast and dinner ok.

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1Thank gelegentlich
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

On arrival we were immediately greeted with friendly faces and help with our bags. the rooms were clean and spacious. the staff were kind and helpful we had a great stay. Breakfast was a bit miserable and the one toaster could not coupe with the 20 people from the climbers group. It is not for long stays but great for...

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1Thank Y M
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed a few nights at outpost around my safari and it was great. The rooms were very big and the beds were comfortable. Great misquito nets! I did find there were more bugs around than other places i stayed but thats most likely due to the amazing lush surroundings ( i used the net while i slept and didnt...

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1Thank Brittany C
Frankfurt
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We spent one night here on before starting our trip to the Serengeti. The hotel itself was fine. It has a small pool and the staff were friendly enough. It has a decent restaurant (with a good selection of drinks) if you don't feel like going out. The packed breakfast was also fine. Internet is available in the restaurant area....

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Tbilisi, Georgia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Our safari company booked us at the Outpost the night before and the night after safari. We had room 10 first time, and room S1 the second time. Room 10 was lovely! We were even able to connect to the internet from our balcony table. Bath was nice, toiletries supplied. Very romantic mosquito net. :) Room S1 was miserable. Bugs...

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1Thank Tiflis
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The lodge offers, some houses and apartments. The latter we used. The appartments are clean, simple, we had room 7 (3 beds) and 9 (2 beds). Bathrooms are huge, but the showers have poor control (app 7 had the better shower. Rooms are cleaned each day. Breakfest is very simple, toast, instant coffee, fresh juice and fresh fruit (banana, watermelon,...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unpretentious, and truly 'value for money'. Clean and safe, beautiful tropical surroundings with quiet relaxed atmosphere... bar, restaurant, cafe, free wifi, laundry service, and free safe bagage store while on safari. A home away from home in true East African style. 20 minute walk from the downtown, satellite TV, genuine cafe and friendly helpful staff... welcome - Karibu sana! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outpost Lodge

Address: 37A Serengeti Road | P O Box 11520, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $103 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Outpost Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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“The rooms were quiet in low season. In S2 you hear people laughing and talking during the day. Quiet at night.”
352gusb, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms 1 - 10. They are sunny and bright. Avoid rooms with A or S before number.”
Tiflis, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“if staying in the appartments room 7 would be best.”
80michelk, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a double room in advance”
G6790NPnancyb, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check the pressure in your shower before settling in. My room was below average, my friends was perfect.”
miag2017, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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