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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1st accommodation for safari tour with Africa safari. it was 4 hour drive from kilmanjaro to this hotel. I would advise those with climbing difficulty or low fitness - will struggle with steep climb - this should be told to people when booking your tour , if someone disabled they will struggle to get to rooms! take flashlight as steps...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very clean, modern hotel, good range of food, service was OK and the rooms were clean and 'well sealed from bugs!" Position was great - a good place to start on a safari trip. Would have no problem in recommending this hotel as part of a long safaro (and perhaps ongoing to beach) holiday.

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London
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We spent 3 days there in June 2016, two days at the start of our safari trip and one day at the end. This is an average place with nice helpful staff. The view from the first floor is very good. The food is good too. We had Buffet on two nights and Ala Carte on one. The room was...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I stayed here two nights as a home base for a three day safari following an 8 day Mt Kili climb. The hotel grounds are beautiful with amazing views! My room was nice, clean and a comfortable place to relax after being on the mountain for over a week. The food was top notch as well as the hospitality. Upon...

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GillieChicago, Accept our sincere appreciation for choosing to travel and stay with us. At Zara’s Highview Hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and service specifically the views, room, food, staff and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with the best experience in every...

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stayed at this hotel for a total of 4 nights and found it was central to many of the safari parks we did. The rooms were good, clean and comfortable. We did have a problem as our shower didn't work very well but we managed. The staff were very efficient and friendly. The food was good with lots of choice...

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DebbieT1962 Accept my sincere appreciation for choosing to stay with us. At Zara’s Highview Hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and service specifically the Room, Staff, Food and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with the best experience in every aspect of your...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The hotel has a good location and the garden is a nice location for enjoying sundowners. The staff is very friendly and caters to your every wish. We wanted to celebrate a birthday in our group and bar manager Innocent and concierge Bobby went out of their way to make it a good one, and they were very attentive towards...

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Dear Majsen89 Accept my sincere appreciation for choosing to stay with us. At Zara’s Highview Hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and service specifically the garden, location, sundowners, staff, food and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with the best experience in every aspect...

Denmark
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Out of nothing this lodge pops up and happens to be a simple but charming turistclass hotel. Nice garden and view, okay food and friendly staff. Rooms simple, but clean and with good beds. Bring a sweater and long pants for cool evenings during winter (June-August). Good base Camp for safari, close to N. crater and til Tarangire National park.

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sanne N Accept my sincere appreciation for choosing to stay with us. At Zara’s Highview Hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and service specifically the garden, food, Staff, Room and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with the best experience in every aspect...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I've been in this hotel for just two days and everything has been so nice. The food is very good and the people very friendly. Not a 4 or 5 star hotel in standards but the warmth of the staff make you feel like you are in a 4 star hotel for sure! :) We got a very nice room...

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RubiSparrow Accept my sincere appreciation for choosing to stay with us. At Zara’s Highview Hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and service specifically food, staff, room and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with the best experience in every aspect of your trip...

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The hotel is situated in the hills outside Karatu. The rooms are adequate. To be honest, after a full day safari each day, sleep comfort is everything, and it satisfied on that front. The main reception area and restaurant is in a separate building. The plus points are there is free wifi in the reception, the food was quite good...

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Zainab A, Owner at Highview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peterrexwhite Accept my sincere appreciation for choosing to stay with us. At Zara’s Highview Hotel we are very thankful and appreciative for your constructive recommendations on our overall facilities and service specifically room, restaurant, free wifi, food and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with the best experience in every aspect of...

Mumbai
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I stayed here while leading a safari to Ndutu in Feb 2016 and stayed overnight. Normally we stay in Arusha but to save time we had skipped Arusha and come here directly from Kilimanjaro airport. Enroute we did a game drive at Lake Manyara. This place is just ideally located. Its very close to the Manyara airstrip and an hour's...

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Dear VikInd First and foremost I wish to extend my sincere appreciation for staying with us. At Zara’s Highview Hotel we are very thankful and appreciative your review on our overall facilities and service specifically the location, food, Room, staff, pool and everything else you have enjoyed. At, ZARA we are committed towards providing you with the best experience in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at high elevation above Karatu town, Highview Hotel offers a magnificient view over the surrounding hills, local coffee farms and the forests of the Southern Ngorongoro Conservation area. The hotel is the ideal base for excursion trips to the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park and Lake Eyasi area. Longer trips include Tarangire, Serengeti, and Lake Natron. The hotel, which opened in 2006 is modern, comfortable and offers all kinds of contemporary amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highview Hotel

Address: | P.O. Box 94, Karatu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Karatu
Price Range: €239 - €247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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“steep climb to rooms beware ! and take torch and plenty of repellent and long sleeves at night when sleeping and shower is a trickle only”
 of 5 bubbles mp815, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best view are from the first floor, also less flying insects there.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonTarzan, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemed the same, maybe better view on top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieT1962, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The higher rooms have better views while the lower rooms have access to the huge garden...”
 of 5 bubbles VikInd, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms similar”
 of 5 bubbles Brian1937, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
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