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    Songota Falls Lodge

    1134, Arusha, Tanzania
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (173)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Dining (20)
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    Overview

    • Excellent80%
    • Very good15%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “her son” (35 reviews)
    “banana soup” (10 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Restaurant
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    Onsea House Country Inn & Guest Cottage
    284 reviews
    #3 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Arusha
     
    The African Tulip
    887 reviews
    #1 of 41 hotels in Arusha
     
    Rivertrees Country Inn
    411 reviews
    #2 of 41 hotels in Arusha
     
    The Vijiji Center Lodge & Safari
    105 reviews
    #4 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Arusha
     
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    Reviewed 1 March 2016

    We stayed here for one night. After the two long flights to get to Kilimanjaro airport and then the drive here we felt some recuperation was in order before heading out to Ngorongora and the Serengeti for our week long safari with friends. Given the...More

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    Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

    A lovely, quiet place to stay while around Arusha. Joyce, the owner, is a wonderful host and chef. The round cottages have comfortable beds, lovely bathrooms ( although they are only separated from the bedroom by a rock wall that doesn't go to the ceiling...More

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    Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

    I came here with friends for a lovely lunch. This is a lodge located on a hill overlooking a lush valley. There are several round cottages with en suite bathroom. This review is only about the food as we did not stay here. While the...More

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    Reviewed 13 February 2016

    We stayed for 2 nights at Songota Falls Lodge. Although arriving late (9 p.m.) at Kilimanjaro Airport, Joyce arranged an airport pick-up (50 USD) ánd soup with bread for us (banana soup!). The bungalow was lovely, large double bed, good shower and plenty of space....More

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    Reviewed 31 January 2016

    We have gone here when we needed a little breathing room and quiet space. The lodges are quiet and clean, traditional Maasai style with modern touches. Joyce is welcoming and the meals are tasty. We will definitely stay here again.

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    Onsea House Country Inn & Guest Cottage
    284 reviews
    #3 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Arusha
     
    The African Tulip
    887 reviews
    #1 of 41 hotels in Arusha
     
    Rivertrees Country Inn
    411 reviews
    #2 of 41 hotels in Arusha
     
    The Vijiji Center Lodge & Safari
    105 reviews
    #4 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Arusha
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 45 - USD 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Arusha Region >
    • Arusha
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    Traveller (173)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Dining (20)
    Pool & Beach (2)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Barbara C
    from the rooms?
    27 July 2015|
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    Response from joesindorf | Reviewed this property |
    This doesn't appear to be a fully stated question... try again and people here can help you.
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    Chitranganie M
    Hi! Just one query - how does one get there from the Kilimanjaro airport. The place sounds just perfect. Just need to figure out the best mode of airport transfer. Thank you!
    2 July 2015|
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    Response from joesindorf | Reviewed this property |
    The lodge will provide transport for you. This is how my wife and I arrived. Just let them know with some advance warning so they can plan -- and they will pick you up.
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    Seme L
    Hi Claudia i would like to book this for my get away but unable to trace any contact details, from the reviews it seems like a really nice place and wanna try it out Could you please share Joyce's contacts to enable me place a booking? Much appreciated Seme
    26 June 2015|
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    Response from Claudia R | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Seme: You can contact Joyce at jdkimaro with the gmail address. Songota is also listed at booking and airb&b. Enjoy and please give my regards to Joyce.
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    Room Tips
    "this is not the Hilton, it is Africa, but all the rooms are well appointed and none is better than the next."
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    "All rooms are private bungalows."
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    "choose a banda where you can see the cute bushbabies or the buzzard!"
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    "Call Joyce and ask for availability and more. She will help with anything."
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