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Isamilo Lodge and Spa

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Mwanza, Tanzania
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I've been meaning to write this review for a while. Options for a decent meal in Mwanza are pretty limited. Especially for Indian food, curries, and a delicious whole tilapia this is the place to go. Great view, nice pool, good conference facilities. It's usually a quiet spot since it's a bit out of the city center areas.

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Dear guest, We thank you very much for your positive review and we look forward to see you again Regards

Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Lovely large rooms with stunning views, set in the cool Isamilo hills. Great food with buffet breakfast and superb Indian and continental cuisine. Wonderful pool, delightful gardens, and the spa will open soon. Excellent conference facilities. The staff are extremely helpful especially Dharmesh who is always on hand to guide guests through the extensive menu or recommend safari tours and...

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Dear Madam, Thanks indeed for your appreciations and we are happy you enjoyed our service at the hotel. Looking forward for your next at Isamilo. Regards

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The lodge is a bit bombastic but nice. The rooms are spacious, light and clean. It is a bit out of town, but the super friendly staff is very helpful in arranging affordable transport. If it weren't for the terrible noise from the nightclub until 4am, I would immediately go back...

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Tabora, Tanzania
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good sized rooms. Clean. Varied food choice. Friendly staff. Great view out towards lake and surrounding hills. Generally quiet unless there is a function. Safe car parking area. Grounds well kept and tidy

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Isamilo Lodge is well located on a rocky hill overlooking Mwanza and Lake Victoria. When I stayed there, it was still undergoing extensive renovations that need a little loving attention. My room in the new part of the lodge was beautiful, large, and very comfortable. Would have preferred to have a mosquito net over my bed instead of the screen...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful staff. Question answered rapidly. Arrived and was allowed to change room for a room with balcony -lovely- overlooking lake. No questions asked. I enjoyed Tandoori Tilapia except should have had two friends to help ne eat it ! Breakfast simple with Instant coffee. Staff friendly and cheerful. Waterxwarm not hot but room and bathroom spacious and very clean. Wonderful...

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Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Isamilo Lodge is located in Mwanza, Tanzania. Each room in the lodge is fitted with an en-suite bathroom and a private balcony that offers great views of the surrounding area. Its on-site restaurant serves local and continental menu and buffet options which guests can enjoy al fresco. The bar serves a variety of drinks and beverages. Guests can enjoy swimming...

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Masaka, Uganda
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Loved the Isamilo. Rooms where clean, shower could be a lot better (little water, getting hot and cold alternating), nice view, excellent restaurant (although way too much coctail sauce on the prawns cocktail) and the staff is just wonderful. So friendly and helpful and nice and well trained. Very very nice and welcoming after the death tiring trip through Serengeti....

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2014

I stayed here as a tourist for 5 days and was impressed overall although some parts of the hotel are clearly a continuing development project. The manager, Darmesh, is a font of wisdom and help and appears to know everyone in the area, which was invaluable. The new block is impressive although not yet complete. The older block seems to...

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Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 20 January 2014

The hotel was ok for the money we paid. The condition, restaurant and cleanliness of the room and hotel was good. My complaint lies with the usage of the pool by large group of non swimmers. Dog padding pass kicking and floundering around, holding on the edge of the pool and wanting you to move so they could continue around...

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Additional Information about Isamilo Lodge and Spa

Address: PO. Box 3195, Mwanza, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Mwanza Region > Mwanza
Price Range: €122 - €177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Isamilo Lodge and Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Choose a room with a view of the Lake...and enjoy the breathtaking sunsets”
MamaMary2014, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Built on a hill so there are a lot of steps. Not good for wheelchair users. Swimming pool very clean. Newest building has larger balcony”
paulina032016, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“this hotel provide the equal treatment to the guests because all rooms are the same and there is no need for choosing the rooms.”
joshuao24, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
“IN the old building, ask for the second floor, corner and a balcony. Like that you have a nice view over the pool and further ahead over Lake Victoria.”
LenkeS, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Some of the rooms in the old wing are a little small. All the rooms in the new wing are planned to be much larger, and nearer the swimming pool. I think it opens in december”
Everitt2013, 22 Aug 2013 | Read review
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