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Meru Mbega Lodge

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Michigan
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I chose this lodge because I wanted our first night "on safari" to be green and natural...not a city gated compound. Located about halfway between the airport and Arusha proper, and DIRECTLY next to the Arusha NP gate, this proved to be the perfect choice. None of the pictures do it justice. From the banana leaf woven roofs of public...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Within 15 minutes of checking in we were informed that you could see elephants from the observation platform. We stayed in room 12 with two bedrooms. The breakfasts served were very good and we did two trips with the Masai named Thomas. The first trip was a long hike (10 miles or so) and we saw the Colobus monkeys on...

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West Baldwin, ME
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Its location near Arusha National Park's Ngongongare Gate, quiet ambience, and reasonable cost make Meru Mbega Lodge an outstanding choice for park visitors. Check-in and meals are in a large, thatched, open-sided makuti structure that is both comfortable and attractive. The lodge's 12 ensuite accommodations are in two-story buildings and are adequately furnished with comfortable beds and netting. A major...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 April 2013

This hotel is NOT in Arusha, like most other hotels you stay in during your first or last night of the trip. It's about 30min-1hr from Arusha, and it's in the wilderness area right near Arusha Natioanal Park. This is why the hotel gardens are teeming with exotic birds and some wildlife. From the observation tower we watched early sunset...

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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2012

800m from the entrance to Arusha National Park, it has a really good location, and it's a good base camp for both mountain and safari. The bungalows are modestly furnished, but clean and the beds are comfortable (we stayed there before and after the Mt. Meru climb, and also after the safari, so we experienced different rooms). The garden is...

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Address: Arusha Nationalpark | Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: €79 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“the twin meru simba lodge is right on the park border, and the room we had there was better than the one in meru mbega”
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