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Arusha Planet Lodge

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Planet Lodge is a safe and clean place. The people where very friendly and helpful. The meals were good except the quality of the meat. The bed was harder than I like. We were at the Lodge for our successful climb of Mt Kilimanjaro. I...More

Thank judgetaylor3
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and clean rooms. Tanzanians are friendly people and so they were here. Food is good although you are stuck with a 3 course menu at $16 pp. there is a choice on each course but I only really wanted a main, option for...More

Thank Dermot B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I had a very nice weekend in Arusha as I stayed at Planet Lodge. The lodge with very kind, charming and welcoming staffs, who will do anything to make your stay better. Staff showed me the room and explained well how to work all the...More

1  Thank Kilimanjarobrothers
Response from Eva M, Director of Sales at Arusha Planet LodgeResponded 5 June 2017

Dear Kilimanjarobrothers, Thank you for your kind words! We truly appreciate you taking time to share your experience here. Asante sana na karibu tena! Best regards, Eva for Planet Lodges Team.

Reviewed 12 May 2017

Greeted with juice and cookies upon arrival. Staff showed us around the room and explained how to work the air conditioning, water heater etc upon check in. Staff helped us get a taxi to go to dinner in Arusha. Beds were comfortable. Air conditioning worked...More

1  Thank jbecker22
Response from Eva M, Director of Sales at Arusha Planet LodgeResponded 5 June 2017

Hello jbecker22, Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We are very encouraged to know our breakfast was "by far the most impressive of our entire Tanzania visit." We work hard to make sure we provide good value to customers and when you notice...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

The staff at the hotel are very customer-service oriented, which is not easy to find in Tanzania. They were very helpful to me in the booking phase because I chose an option online that wasn't the most economical, so they emailed me and offered to...More

1  Thank jly75zhs
Response from Eva M, Director of Sales at Arusha Planet LodgeResponded 5 June 2017

Dear jly75zhs, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and sharing your experience here. Yes, we do our best to be helpful because we want you to choose us each time you are in town! Regarding WiFi, we noticed the deterioration of service during...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 85 - USD 277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Arusha
#5 Business Hotel in Arusha
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 85 - USD 277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Arusha
#5 Business Hotel in Arusha
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Stephanie E
22 November 2017|
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Response from Beth R | Reviewed this property |
We used a transfer arranged by our trekking company. If you have pre-arranged a tour ask your in-country point of contact. I also noticed drivers for hire waiting at the airport which could be an option for you
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Stephanie E
22 November 2017|
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Response from ITOUMK | Reviewed this property |
I’m not a hotel staff, I stayed at this hotel. It’s located on the edge of Arusha ( an hour drive) it’s around 40 dollars. You can ask the hotel to order for you but it probably will be more expensive. Try to ask a driver we... More
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Macomo
28 July 2017|
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Response from jly75zhs | Reviewed this property |
Yes, some of the rooms have 2 beds, and some even have 3 twins. You just need to be clear when making the reservation what you want.
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"Room 21 was a lovely, spacious room with a queen sized bed and large bathroom."
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