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Kibo Palace Hotel

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#6 of 41 Hotels in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 230*
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited the Kibo Palace over Easter. Uwesu, one of the first staff members we met passionately walked us through the hotel and explained its various features. We were very impressed with his demeanor which was also reflected by other staff members at the reception. What we loved about the hotel: 1. Centrally located - close to...

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter, We are so much pleased with your feedback after staying with us. We first and foremost thank you for staying with us. We are always trying to do more better for you day after day keeping to be the best hotel in Arusha. Once again I welcome you back to Kibo Palace Hotel and never regret staying with...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in africa for months to take pictures and videos. Sometimes I would come by the Kibo Palace Hotel and also meet up with my friends who work there in the marketing department. Ate there a lot, very good food and service. Rooms are clean and the hotel is just about a 5 minute walk in one direction from...

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you so much for your feedback and comments after staying with us, we are doing all we can to offer the best services for you. Once again you are welcome to Kibo Palace Hotel and enjoy staying with us. Warm regards, Bonny.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

The hotel is located in a quite location not far from the city center. The rooms are big and clean. The food is excellent. I was surprised to see a dissent gym, usually gyms in hotel are very ill equipped, but this was not the case in Kibo hotel.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Victor, Thank you for your staying with us and more so for enjoying our services. Your feedback is value by us and our clients. We shall always do better for you so welcome again to Kibo palace hotel. My regards, Bonny.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Kibo Palace offers well sized and clean rooms, bathrooms with a full size bathtub and shower, and each room has a queen size bed plus a set of 2 huge leather armchairs or a two-seater. Rooms with the garden/pool view grand a good night of sleep are most of the week erxcept when the nearby restaurant start blasting the music....

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you so much for your feedback after staying with us, We have noted all your concerns and we shall indeed work on them to make sure that we satisfy our customers at 100%. Next time you come I am sure that you will be fully satisfied. Once again thank you and welcome back to Kibo Palace Hotel....

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Visiting this hotel for a second time,i must say the hotel's standards have been well maintained. The front office and room service, ambiance, decor and furnishings in the lounges,dining, rooms are exquisite. The swimming pool,sauna,and lawns are all well maintained and wifi dependable.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ngugi John, We really appreciate your positive feedback on our services provided to you when stayed with us. We shall keep on improving so kindly keep on staying with us as you shall never be let down. You are most welcome back. Best regards, Bonny.

Waverly
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived late in the evening after 30 hours of travel and was warmly welcomed. The room was well appointed and the included breakfast was a good buffet of choices. Internet was not accessible in the room but is available in common areas. Poll and grounds are typical and lovely.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Judi, Thank you for your feedback after staying with us, we appreciate you enjoying our services. Your internet concern is noted as well and its worked upon. You are most welcome back. Kind regards, Bonny.

Arizona City, Arizona
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The rooms were nice with air conditioning and great attentive service. Dinner wS excellent with good variety. The breakfast was the best we had in two weeks. They had a gym for use on the second floor. No bugs in the rooms. Would stay here again.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim, Thank you for appreciating on our services provided to you and its nice to hear that you would come and stay with us again. We shall provide better services when you come so kindly you are welcome back. Warm regards, Bonny.

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I usually come here to dine or relax during the day. Their buffet is excellent, the variety is great and the seafood is fresh. Call in advance to check the dates. The had no problem letting me use the pool with my purchase of food. Great service and quite friendly.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Edmonton, Thanks a million for your positive comments and also for trusting us and keep on coming for meals. We shall always provide the best for you so keep on enjoying our best services. Warm regards, Bonny.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Beautiful hotel with clean and spacious room. Loved the tab in the bathroom. The breakfast has variety of dishes. Loved their beet juice. The staff were friendly and helpful. Had several meals including both dinner and lunch. The dinner was part of the African night by the pool with a live band performing, a beautiful sight.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you dear Kbblandi for your comments that have shown great satisfaction from our services to you, we shall keep on doing the best for you so never hesitate to come back to stay with us. Once again thank you so much for staying with us. Best regards, Bonny.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel is absolutely amazing: the architecture is beautiful with a beautiful pool in the back, and an amazing lawn as well as a playground area for the young ones. The hotel also boasts a gym, a sauna, a spa, a forex bureau, a jewellery store, a bar and restaurant. They have free, really fast Wi-Fi and a television, safe,...

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sada, Thank you so much for appreciating our services, Kibo will always provide the best services to you so never change your mind to come back and stay with us. Thank you again for promising to come back staying with us. Warm regards, Bonny.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KIBO PALACE HOTEL: Named after the highest peak of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro, Kibo Palace Hotel is one of Arusha's most exciting and innovative luxury hotels. The contemporary and African decor gives this gem in the heart of Arusha a great attitude. The hotel is located 45 minutes drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) and a 15-minute walk from Arusha city center and the Arusha International Conference Center. The hotel hosts professionals, the business community and international organizations to a Corporate Networking Cocktail every last Thursday of the month offering them a platform to exchange ideas and enhance businesses and also encourage personal growth for the professionals through inviting great speakers to these event. Kibo Palace Hotel offers a range of diverse facilities for both business travelers and leisure stays. These include:- 77 tastefully designed luxurious guestrooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with modern amenities to make the stay comfortable.- Fully-equipped conference and meeting facilities which can accommodate up to 150 people, well-appointed with the necessary modern equipment – Wireless Internet, Video Conferencing Facilities, LCD Projectors, State-of-the-Art Audio Visual Equipment and secretarial services.- The Kilimanjaro Restaurant will satisfy the most discerning gastronomic connoisseur with a splash of African, Continental, Asian or Oriental cuisine.- The Lounge Bar at Kibo Palace Hotel is a pleasant and sophisticated meeting place, ideal for an aperitif or an after-dinner drink. The guests can relax and sip wines, champagnes and classic cocktails prepared by expert barmen. The hotel has a happy hour and live entertainment every Wednesday and Friday evening from 05.00 p.m. to 08.00 p.m.- The Pool Bar is located near the swimming pool with a view of our lush gardens as a sundowner serving a variety of fresh juices and snacks. Recreational facilities include- Outdoor swimming pool set in landscaped gardens.- Health & fitness center with state of the art gymnasium, sauna, steam bath and massage parlour.- Arusha Gymkhana’s 9-hole golf course and 7 tennis courts are situated 3 minutes drive from the hotel. Other services: Forex bureau open from 07.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m., Airport transfers and car hire, VIP airport transfers in luxury vehicles, Gemstones boutique, Event Management, Safari bookings, Wireless internet complimentary for all in-house guests. The beautifully landscaped lush garden around the hotel’s pool area is one of the most prominent venues in town for staging wedding and outdoor functions. We offer a variety of facilities and rooms, specially adapted bathrooms and wider access for wheelchairs, as well as other facilities including parking for physically challenged persons. Kibo Palace Hotel, with its diverse facilities and friendly service, is a preferred destination for international travelers, holidaymakers as well as local businessmen and families. The multinational management team of the hotel is continually strives to provide excellent service maintaining an international standard for all its facilities on offer; all these combine to deliver an unforgettable personal experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kibo Palace Hotel

Address: Old Moshi Road | P O Box 2523, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $268 - $308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kibo Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 65
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Arusha
#3 Business Hotel in Arusha
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