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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The way to get there is a little bit exciting and you are very suprised when you leave the unpaved road and enter the area of the lodge. A very nice, calm, green and beautiful place to start your Tanzania experience. In the evening sitting next to the pool enjoying a Safari beer - all is good. The staff was...

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Libertyville, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the Ilboru Lodge for two days (Christmas) before climbing Kili. The staff here is most friendly, accommodating and eager to help. They really made us feel welcome. Our room was a bit small, buggy and outdated. We had quite a few mosquitoes in the room (probably because they leave the doors and bathroom window open all day)...

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St. Louis
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I LOVED the Illboru Safari Lodge. It took 2 days to travel to Africa and it was a wonderful place to land after traveling. Beautiful pool, loved all the African decor, very comfortable rooms. Water pressure isn't the best, but that didn't bother us. Above all the service & food was great. We really enjoyed visiting with...

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I stayed at the Ilboru Safari Lodge before and after our 5-day safari; we even got the same room both times! The property is just lovely, all the staff were very friendly and helpful, the food was wonderful (I want the recipe for the sweet potato and ginger soup! - and they always were able to accommodate...

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New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge was really nice and quaint. I loved our stay here. However, the location is located in the middle of an Arusha village so may not be so easy to just walk to city center. A short car ride (ordered at the frond desk) can get you anywhere though. There is wifi in the common area, and a nice...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your sense of adventure is to explore away from the usual places then this is definitely the one to go to! Chapeau for the decor in the dinning setting not forgetting the pool with evening entertainment. The food (try the burger!!!) and service is top notch with the added value of feeling like home. Cant wait to go back!

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Neptune Beach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience, I would def recommend. The owner was present and very helpful along with staff. Def hire the local guy to have guy walk through town of Arusha for a city tour. Good food and resteraunt

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I visit Arusha 1-2x per year to work on my humanitarian projects and lead safaris. My office is in the hectic town area and I truly treasure my stay at Ilboro Safari Lodge for a wind-down glass of wine at the end of a day, peaceful sleep, and healthy, nourishing breakfasts. As I stay by myself, it is very nice...

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Cooroy, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Stayed 5 nights in total before and after our Serengeti safari.Very nice lodge, friendly and helpful staff. Nice swimming pool and garden. Very relaxing. Good food and enough choice. Rooms/units are clean, comfortable. We enjoyed the connecting door between the two sides of the unit as we travelled as a family of 4.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 24 November 2016

was a nice place to start and end our safari , the stuff was friendly and the restaurant was also good , pool is nice place to relaxe the rooms are real great enough for two persons we would come back again

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Ilboru Safari Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 8012, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Number of rooms: 18
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“Some units are a bit further from the pool and the restaurant/lobby”
 of 5 bubbles Hugues2015, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are some rooms nearer the main hotel, however mine was at the far side, a bit of a stroll if you forgot something but a very good!”
 of 5 bubbles Alison080558, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I was in a double room”
 of 5 bubbles 51mariev, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room next to the pool”
 of 5 bubbles us3345632, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Comfortable, rather old but very clean. ”
 of 5 bubbles U8394MJlouiseg, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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