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Mount Meru Game Lodge & Sanctuary

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“colobus monkeys”(14 reviews)
“game reserve”(6 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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3 Star Hotel
Mount Meru Game Lodge & Sanctuary is located within 33 acres of mature, well manicured gardens bounded on one side by the tranquil waters of the Usa River and on the other by the private Sanctuary where our wildlife and birdlife reside. This wildlife and birdlife provide many of our...
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Location and contact
Arusha-Moshi Road | Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
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20 km to Arusha Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The family history of the Lodge and the quaint bungalows offer a pleasant alternative to a standard hotel. Our room was very comfortable, the food was excellent - especially the pizzas straight from the outdoor pizza oven - and the service was efficient. Our host...More

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Response from Zummi C, Owner at Mount Meru Game Lodge & SanctuaryResponded 5 days ago

Your review sums us up perfectly. As you mentioned, we are different to the others, the lodge was not built as a lodge, it was a family home (my grandfathers home), that slowly grow into a small family lodge. All the rooms are a little...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Mt Meru Game Lodge on the Arusha-Moshi Road is a quaint colonial relic proudly announcing to its guests that it was established in 1959. Set in a tropical forest, the canopy of tall, mature indigenous trees provides a tranquil ambiance that is completed by the...More

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Response from Zummi C, Owner at Mount Meru Game Lodge & SanctuaryResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this fantastic review. I am glad to read that you appreciated the little details. We try very hard to keep the lodge as it was back in my grandfathers days, while at the same time making...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here at the beginning and end of our northern circuit safari in Tanzania. They stored luggage while we completed our trip. The staff was very friendly, the dinners were great, the sanctuary animals were a nice preview of what was to come, but...More

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Response from Zummi C, Owner at Mount Meru Game Lodge & SanctuaryResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great review, it was a pleasure to host you. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinners, the sanctuary and the colobus monkeys. We now have 22 colobus monkeys that hang around the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an experience. The accomodations were charming and the food excellent. The spaces in which to curl up and read or partake in the natural surrounding cozy. Leather overstuffed chairs, cushioned corners to sip wine or coffee, patioed terraces overlooking an ever changing tapestry...More

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Response from Zummi C, Owner at Mount Meru Game Lodge & SanctuaryResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you and thank you again. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. My dad sends his regards. We hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again in the future. Thanks again for leaving us this excellent review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a Heart and a Soul with historical background. We had full comfort and enjoyed the professionalism of a great cook and the hospitality of an excellent staff watching all the time how to make our stay unforgettable. Thank you!

Thank Desics A
Response from Zummi C, Owner at Mount Meru Game Lodge & SanctuaryResponded 2 weeks ago

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the history and charm of our little lodge. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. All the best from Mount Meru Game lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Pool
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$154 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$154 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Abhay D
September 6, 2016|
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Response from lorsnsteve | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can see quite a few of the National Parks from here and book when you get there or book in advance.
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jantoby1
September 11, 2015|
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Response from intimateplaces | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Mosquitoes are not a problem at the lodge year round. We do realise that this can be a concern for guests coming to Africa so all of our beds are fitted with mosquito nets and all of our rooms... More
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Tts311
April 13, 2015|
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Response from intimateplaces | Property representative |
Please note that Nico Lawson is the Sales & Marketing Manager of Intimate Places and that his reply 28 days ago is the official response from the company.
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Room Tips
"Wifi is available in rooms - room 1-2 are around the corner, it was weak there."
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"i didnt spend a night at hotel so i cant tell what i dont know"
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"Choose a room having good mountain view from your room"
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"Ask for a recently updated room, if there is one."
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