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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the moment we arrived at the lodge we were treated like family. The lodge is beautiful, but the Ilboru Team are amazing. Everyone went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and happy. From the food, to happy hour dancing, to the entertainment - we enjoyed all of it. I even got in a late night bocce...

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arter a Long flight was this a one night sleep. The lodge in general was ok, but the cleaning of the room was under our limited. The breakfast was ok. As we only visited the lodge One night and only as A overnight placera may be our impressionn not is relevant.

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Wyaconda, Missouri
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everyone here was more than happy to make you feel welcome ! The rooms were nice ,the pool area was an amazing place to relax , the food was great and the lodge itself was very beautiful. I would definitely stay there on my next visit!

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Wausau, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved staying at Ilboru Safari Lodge. It is an oasis in Arusa with lovely grounds, charming dining and common areas and large and well kept rooms. The staff were gracious and the food fresh and well prepared.

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

This location is a wonderful place. From the highway, it's about 5 minutes drive on very dusty road, but after entering the the premises, the location is amazing. A relaxed place, nice pool, rooms with comfortable beds (and basic bathrooms), but with this nice weather, it great for a few days of rest before moving on the Mt. Kilimanjaro. Food...

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Pepin, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here before and after hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro. The hotel is great it has everything a person could ask for. The staff is very accommodating and polite. The food is great along with the service. I would definitely stay there again. The hotel had live entertainment on are last night there , not sure if it is a regular...

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Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the lodge pre Kilimanjaro climb, if you are looking for a corporate hotel with no personality then this is NOT the place for you, if however you are looking for a real taste of Africa in a secure property, lodges that are clean and well maintained, decent food and probably the most friendly staff you will encounter...

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Barrie, Ontario
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited between Kilimanjaro & safari, then back again after. The people and service was great. They went out of their way to help in arranging connections such as taxis and visits to local horseback riding & golf. Food & service there very good. The facilities were excellent. I would use Iboru again if returning to Arusha

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Arusha after 20 hours of travel tired but so happy to be in Tanzania, and Ilboru was the perfect place to start our adventure. While other reviews are a bit negative about the location, I'm not entirely sure what people expect.... it's not NYC or Paris! And of course, it's not like being out in the middle...

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Annelies v, Owner at Ilboru Safari Lodge, responded to this review

the 3 ladies from DC! Greetings from sunny Arusha. Thank you so much for your brilliant review. It was so nice having you staying with us! Ayubu ( the guide ) says hello to the three of you! Have a lovely day and again thanks so much for the brilliant review. Much appreciated. ;)

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall a good stay at Ilboru Safari Lodge. Good food and service. The Pool is especially welcoming after hiking the Kili or coming back from a Safari. My only comment is towards the owners Children who run around and take up the whole pool on a daily basis. The lodge is an Oasis and so having kids running around screaming...

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Annelies v, Owner at Ilboru Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning from Sunny Arusha. Many thanks for your contribution on Tripadvisor. Its always highly appreciated and any feedback is welcome. Thank you also for pointing out on the resident kids whom sometimes get a little excited around the pool. We will definatlety take this is in consideration and keeping a close eye on them. Many thanks and we hope...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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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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“All included”
 of 5 bubbles mebirdieric, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms a good, very nicely situated around the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles remcoo2017, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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