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    Arusha Planet Lodge

    Plot 2271, Moshono Village, Arusha, Tanzania
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 22 August 2017

    1 hour from kilimandjaro airport so we arrived very late We spent just one night so we had a very short time at the planet lodge but we had a very good impression A lot of choice for the breakfast and a nice welcomeMore

    Thank Cristel M
    Response from PlanetLodges, Manager at Arusha Planet LodgeResponded 31 August 2017

    Dear Cristel M, Thank you for writing about your short stay at Arusha Planet Lodge. Yes, we are located about 1 hour from Kilimanjaro Airport but as or recent, we have a new property located a quick 8 minutes to/from JRO airport. With complementary transfers...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    Great room, spacious, fine beds. Helpfull staff, breakfast was good although the coffee is not but that is in most of Tanzania the case. A very nice pool but the water is cold! Lovely outside dining with a fireplace, set dinners but good!

    Thank Maaike v
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    I really hesitated to give this an average rating as the staff were so friendly and really wanted to please as well, the service was great. That said however the rooms were okay. Absolutely nothing special about them at all. Same goes for the dining...More

    Thank Buggedeyed
    Response from Eva M, Director of Sales at Arusha Planet LodgeResponded 14 August 2017

    Dear Buggedeyed, We appreciate you taking time to share your feedback here. I am also glad to know you think that "service was great" with "very peaceful and lovely" outdoor area. I can also see that our rooms, location and meals fell a little short...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2017

    this is the place i book for my safari and mountain climb clients. i like the rooms, swimming pool and the restaurant. the swimming pool is well located overlooking mount Meru. The rooms are bungalow type with lots of vegetation surrounding. The staff are welcoming....More

    Thank SamTanzania
    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    Our trip to Tanzania began and ended with a night at Planet Lodge. The accommodations were more than comfortable and the staff was very friendly and welcoming. The rooms are spacious and were a nice welcoming after a very long journey to Tanzania and then...More

    1  Thank speedygd65
    Response from Eva M, Director of Sales at Arusha Planet LodgeResponded 7 August 2017

    Dear speedygd65, We highly appreciate your kind words! We certainly hope to see you here again soon. Best regards, The Team at Arusha Planet Lodge

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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • US$89 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 Best Value Hotel in Arusha
    • #5 Business Hotel in Arusha
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    Stephanie E
    21 November 2017|
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    Response from Joanne F | Reviewed this property |
    yes, you can get taxi and small vans and bus shuttles at the airport. Some are 10,000 tsh if you have shillings. If they know you are a visitor they will say $. taxi are expensive since it is over an hour to Arusha. I... More
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    Stephanie E
    21 November 2017|
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    Response from ITOUMK | Reviewed this property |
    I’m not a hotel staff, I stayed at this hotel. It’s located on the edge of Arusha ( an hour drive) it’s around 40 dollars. You can ask the hotel to order for you but it probably will be more expensive. Try to ask a driver we... More
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    Macomo
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from jly75zhs | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, some of the rooms have 2 beds, and some even have 3 twins. You just need to be clear when making the reservation what you want.
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    "All rooms are detached bungalows, very nice and private"
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    "Two rooms I stayed in were identical."
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    "each rooms have good view but if you fancy mountain view take rooms close to the swimming pool."
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    "Both rooms we had were quiet, even the first one which was right behind the main lobby/bar/restaurant."
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