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woonona
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Whilst it has taken me some time to review the hotel (stayed August 2013), I only wish that we had been able to stay again. As a large group of 10 we completely filled the rooms at the Bayleaf and it really felt like our home away from home. We had the privilege of staying here at the start of...

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Rocky
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We stayed here in a suite for 2 nights before we left on safari. It was recommended by Safari Infinity, our travel operator- and are we glad they did! We arrived very late on the first night after our flight was cancelled. They actually cooked us dinner at 10.30pm. We were very grateful! The suite was very spacious, clean and...

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Beirut
Reviewed 6 September 2014

I have often dined or stayed at the Bay leaf while living in Tanzania. The rooms are incredibly clean, well styled and the management and staff hospitality is second to none. I would highly recommend staying at the Bayleaf on your next visit. It is in a quiet and central part of Arusha. A real haven!

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Barcelona
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

At first sight the impression is very good. Nice staff, the outside area is pretty nice. Then you quickly find that it's not the case. One of the rooms (the studio) is pretty noisy and very basic and no frills. The other rooms are much nicer but unfortunately we had a surprise. Huge beetles came out from our shower. We...

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Colorado
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We had a nice one night stay here before leaving on our safari. We stayed in the Regency suite which was a great start to our safari – my husband said he felt just like Clint Eastwood taking a bath in the huge tub in the Regency Suite. The Indian food served in the restaurant was delicious as well as...

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Cyprus
Reviewed 29 May 2014

A good friend recommended I stay at the Bay Leaf Boutique hotel. As a frequent business traveller I'm quite set in my ways, but this time I decided to go with my friend's recommendation. Easily the best travel decision I've made in a while. Here's why: The Bay Life Boutique Hotel is an absolute gem of a place, located in...

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Reviewed 24 March 2014

Arusha is a fast developing town and hotels, lodges and self catering inns springing up everywhere, the bay leaf was recommended by a friend, it's a small little lodge with about 6 or 8 rooms, very well furnished and well decorated, great restaurant , exceptional food, well stocked bar, it's a non smoking hotel but they've got a balcony for...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We stayed three guy's in three beautifull suites before climbing Kilimanjaro. The Hotel is small and beautifull and the suites are SO beautifull. We experienced a service level beyond what you could ever dream of. The food was excellent, and we were taken so well care of by every person in the Hotel. When we wanted to return for an...

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Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We've stayed in The Bay Leaf 2 nights – before and after our safari. This is an amazing, quiet place, perfect to rest, with very comfortable, beautifully furnished rooms /every in a different style but with the same elegance and comfort/. Surrounded by a very nice garden, with possibility to eat outside. The food is amazing and in a good...

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Colorado
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We stayed at the Bay leaf twice during our Tanzanian adventure, and would have gone for a third visit but we wanted a pool to soak in after our Mount Kilimanjaro trek. The staff is friendly and helpful. The food at the restaurant is great too. Twice we had quick turn around laundry to be done the staff was extra...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set against a backdrop of the majestic Mount Meru, The Bay Leaf Boutique Hotel is nestled in the tranquil leafy ‘corridor’ area of Arusha, Tanzania. Exquisitely decorated rooms with finely appointed bathrooms ensure comfort with style. Gourmet breakfasts are served in immaculate lush gardens and The Bay Leaf boasts a Fine Dining Restaurant, where one can sample a fusion of international & local cuisine. The Bay Leaf is ideally situated; walking distance to banks & all the main attractions that Arusha has to offer. Massage & extensive beauty treatments will be offered from December 2009 after the completion of the Spa. The Bay Leaf aims to be the best small luxury hotel in Arusha, with unmatched personalized service, and attention to detail. Personalized service tailored to individual needs will certainly please both the discerning traveler and dining connoisseur alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bay Leaf Boutique Hotel

Address: 102 Vijana Road | PO Box 409, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $146 - $426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“One room has a private balcony. Rooms on the road side have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles p2hike, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I like the Regency room”
 of 5 bubbles Amedee_12, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try the Regency or Sidney Suites.”
 of 5 bubbles Pitea2000, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The Regency suite only has a tub which may not be preferred by everyone.”
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  • Regency Suite Living Room
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 of 5 bubbles TravelerfromCO, 24 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Try & get the Regency Suite or the Sidney Suite... both have a quaint front-view with lots of greenery!”
 of 5 bubbles JaiMenon, 29 May 2014 | Read review
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