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Gresham, Oregon
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used the Outpost Lodge upon arrival and prior to departure after the climb. They were very helpful and provided wonderful service. The included breakfasts were perfect. The restaurants on sight has tasty options. The location was quite convenient and central to Arusha for day excursions and other restaurant options. The rooms were clean and perfect for travel and rest.... More 

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Muskoka District, Canada
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bunch of friends and I stayed here prior to going on safari. It is a very quiet , quaint place. It is near the action of the city, yet far enough away to feel safe and secure. The staff was super nice and helped us with all of our questions. There is a monkey that hangs around the grounds.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great room, nicely sealed screen windows. Cafe restaurant was amazing, very good local and Indian dishes. Although I think newly arrived guests should get a friendly verbal reminder to keep the noise down during the night as window shutters are not soundproof. Staff were really terrific.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed here before and after our Kilimanjaro climb. I was thrilled to have a hot shower and a comfortable bed (think it was a foam mattress). As earlier reviews mentioned, the rooster is still there so bring ear plugs if you're a light sleeper. Wifi is only available at the restaurant, which has a nice mix of Chinese, Indian,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stayed here for 3 separate nights at 2 different rooms, pre and post Kilimanjaro and safari. The first impression was that the compound was full of beautiful, lush greenery and enthusiastic bell hops who grabbed our luggages most efficiently and carried them off to our rooms. We tipped them 1USD per luggage per person on the first day but... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

I had a great three-night stay at Outpost Lodge. I was travelling alone but had a huge room with three very comfortable beds and a really big bathroom with a fantastic hot shower. The room had a safe, tea/coffee making facilities and was cleaned every day. The complimentary buffet breakfast included fresh fruit, tea/coffee, juice, toast, pancakes and a guy... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here either side of our Kilimanjaro trek. Initially it was just a brief overnight stay before heading to the national park in the morning but then for two nights following the hike as we happened to finish a day early. I need to point out that the restaurant is separate to the hotel. Hotel: Firstly,... More 

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Bahrain
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed here for one night prior to our climb and one night after. It was organised through our operator Team Kilimanjaro. Overall a great little property. The rooms were spacious and clean - including mosquito nets on the bed. The showers always had hot water. Pretty landscaping around the buildings. They stored our bags for us while we trekked... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Loved our nights here before and after climbing Kilimanjaro. Rooms are clean and big. Hot showers and tented beds. Staff is outstanding. Emmanuel in the bar was awesome! Also was able to store bags with them while hiking and get our boots cleaned upon return. Great food at the restaurant and a nice pool to relax by. Would stay again!

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Thank OneCarryOn
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Outpost is a quiet peaceful haven not far from the hustle of downtown Arusha. Staff are friendly and the service is efficient. Have stayed here a few times now and always look forward to my return.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unpretentious, and truly 'value for money'. Clean and safe, beautiful tropical surroundings with quiet relaxed atmosphere... bar, restaurant, cafe, free wifi, laundry service, and free safe bagage store while on safari. A home away from home in true East African style. 20 minute walk from the downtown, satellite TV, genuine cafe and friendly helpful staff... welcome - Karibu sana! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outpost Lodge

Address: 37A Serengeti Road | P O Box 11520, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $91 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Outpost Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Loved room M-1, but I'm sure they're all good”
 of 5 bubbles pwmchugh, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the monkeys - you have to ensure you lock all doors and windows.”
 of 5 bubbles PhineasFogg54, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“New rooms have better showers.”
 of 5 bubbles davidcD8636AS, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I saw several rooms and all were nice, roomy and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Patti264, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Amazing views, even better people”
 of 5 bubbles malaynah, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
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