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United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

What do you do want when you drive for 8 hours in a car and want a peaceful sleep? Simple. You want a peaceful night, right? Haha! I am writing this right now in the middle of the night actually in Buffalo Hotel in Moshi and I can tell you - I have travelled several places in the world and... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

As part of my Kilimanjaro offer I got one night accommodation at this hotel and really enjoyed from the time there. Room was clean , great TV , hot water and just everything just as it should be ! Breakfast was also fine. Definitely recommending this place !

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

First impression... Why here? Starting proposing the room at 35 usd... With only fan... (Managed to get a more reasonable price) And a room almost 12 hours under the sun.... Sooo warm! Breakfast experience coming in the morning... As deceptive as for all other reviewers. Just had an argument with one of the ladies... Changed the room, and had some... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We stayed in this hotel for two nights as part of our Mount Kilimanjaro expedition - one night before and one night after. Rooms themselves were fairly clean; but the bathrooms were a bit rusty, mouldy and outdated. Don't expect hot water at all - this was awful after 7 days hiking up a mountain. Rooms had mosquito nets. The... More 

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Moshi, Tanzania
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2015

When I reached Moshi as a volunteer, I stayed 3 nights here. It was not so good, but not so bad. The place is good because it's in the middle of town, and there's the famous restarant for foreigners 'Indoitaliano' in front of this hotel. If you want to have local food, you can choose other local restaurant on the... More 

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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for two nights as part of our Mount Kilimanjaro expedition. We stayed there the first night before climbing the mountain and the last night. It's a terrible place, the food quantities are very small, breakfast is limited to only one small cup of tea and if you want more you will have to pay for... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Not a good hotel, the beds arr not comfortable, bathroom is so dirty and rusted. I felt like vomiting evertime i saw that. The location is good in the city center. But services and staffs are not good.

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Frederikshavn, Denmark
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128 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

This hotel is cheap and only for backpackers travelling on a tight budget. The service is non existing, the rooms are extremly small, beds where actually comfortable, but that's as much positive I can think of. No wifi available, but the Indian Italian restaurant on the other side of the street have free WiFi, that where we spent most of... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

We spend three nights in hotel. Room was clean and comfortable. No problems with toilet or shower. Even the staff is not so open they were very friendly and helpful when we had to have earlier breakfast. We think this is very good budget hotel and worth of prize (35 000 /night)

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Ignore the dates in the when did you travel! TA doesnt allow you to go back far! I travelled to Kenya and Tanzania in December 2011 for a 3 week holiday! After spending the first four days on Zanzibar, we travelled to Moshi via Dar Es Salaam where we parted company (they wanted to climb, I wanted to Safari). We... More 

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Address: Moshi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Moshi
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Buffalo Hotel Moshi, Tanzania - Kilimanjaro
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“he reception people are swindlers”
 of 5 bubbles FranLasPalmas, 5 Sep 2013 | Read review
“I am sure other hotels in the street had a view of Kilimangiaro as we did, so choose another place!”
 of 5 bubbles AgincourtlodgeW, 19 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Ensure you choose a renovated room - worth the extra $10000”
 of 5 bubbles CandiceB395, 12 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Rooms in other hotels are better.”
 of 5 bubbles rtav, 15 Feb 2012 | Read review
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