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Kibo Palace Hotel

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The Good: They have good clean rooms with decent baths and showers that are well maintained; They have a gym and a nice swimming pool but the pool is not that private and perhaps not convenient if you are there for business; The food is excellent with a wide variety for differing palates. The breakfast is great with fresh bread...

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kolkata
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I have just checked in. The refrigerator seems haunted. TV quality and channels limited and poor. Air condition does not cool. Even after complaint no response. While checking in I was a bit impressed. But not any more. Highly over priced and over rated. May be got a bad room but then the response of service is poor too. Ordered...

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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Fabulous meal with prompt and efficient service. Meals were beautifully presented and delightful on the palate. Price was appropriate for the location and the quality of the food. Will happily return with business colleagues in the future.

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Salina, Kansas
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

The best hotel we stayed at during the entire trip. Great accommodation, clean spacious rooms, wonderful restaurant, spectacular pool area, exceptional staff... can't say enough about this venu. A must enjoy if you are in the Arusha area.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The place was beautiful located in a nice area and the weather was good. They had Amazing fireworks that lasted for almosg 7mins. The food was delocious..the rooms where clean...staff are very friendly..perfect place to go with kids. Spent my new year with family and we loved it.

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Imatra, Finland
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We were an the way to Gnoronroro safari and had 6 hours rest in the morning in hotel....hotel quite nice interriour,small pool nice and garden.Room also about nice.breakfast Buffet also ok.Hotel also well guarded with metal fence..if need to use own car.

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Brisbane
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This hotel is a little on the expensive side ($250AUD p/n) but it's a lovely option. We had a suite (406) and there was so much space. Water was hot although the shower is tiny considering the bathroom is spacious. Comfy bed. Wifi was pretty good. We ate at the restaurant. Large portions. Lovely food. Spaghetti Bolognese, whole fish and...

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Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This was our first stop in Tanzania. We arrived at midnight and found the place to be secure with clean rooms and quality bedding. Staff were friendly and very helpful. The dining room was set quite elegantly with a nice selection of food at breakfast.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We spent there our first night in Tanzania, after long flights. The location of the hotel is very good, walking distance from the center. The restaurant of the hotel was very good - big portions, great taste. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was big and clean. The only issue we had was several power cuts which caused...

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Livingston, Texas
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We visited the Kibo Palace Hotel the last day of our safari. We felt safe the first moment we drove up to the gates. The hotel staff were very accommodating and friendly. The room we had was fantastic. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. We were able to enjoy a wonderful tasty dinner and breakfast. We had a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KIBO PALACE HOTEL: Named after the highest peak of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro, Kibo Palace Hotel is one of Arusha's most exciting and innovative luxury hotels. The contemporary and African decor gives this gem in the heart of Arusha a great attitude. The hotel is located 45 minutes drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) and a 15-minute walk from Arusha city center and the Arusha International Conference Center. The hotel hosts professionals, the business community and international organizations to a Corporate Networking Cocktail every last Thursday of the month offering them a platform to exchange ideas and enhance businesses and also encourage personal growth for the professionals through inviting great speakers to these event. Kibo Palace Hotel offers a range of diverse facilities for both business travelers and leisure stays. These include:- 77 tastefully designed luxurious guestrooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with modern amenities to make the stay comfortable.- Fully-equipped conference and meeting facilities which can accommodate up to 150 people, well-appointed with the necessary modern equipment – Wireless Internet, Video Conferencing Facilities, LCD Projectors, State-of-the-Art Audio Visual Equipment and secretarial services.- The Kilimanjaro Restaurant will satisfy the most discerning gastronomic connoisseur with a splash of African, Continental, Asian or Oriental cuisine.- The Lounge Bar at Kibo Palace Hotel is a pleasant and sophisticated meeting place, ideal for an aperitif or an after-dinner drink. The guests can relax and sip wines, champagnes and classic cocktails prepared by expert barmen. The hotel has a happy hour and live entertainment every Wednesday and Friday evening from 05.00 p.m. to 08.00 p.m.- The Pool Bar is located near the swimming pool with a view of our lush gardens as a sundowner serving a variety of fresh juices and snacks. Recreational facilities include- Outdoor swimming pool set in landscaped gardens.- Health & fitness center with state of the art gymnasium, sauna, steam bath and massage parlour.- Arusha Gymkhana’s 9-hole golf course and 7 tennis courts are situated 3 minutes drive from the hotel. Other services: Forex bureau open from 07.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m., Airport transfers and car hire, VIP airport transfers in luxury vehicles, Gemstones boutique, Event Management, Safari bookings, Wireless internet complimentary for all in-house guests. The beautifully landscaped lush garden around the hotel’s pool area is one of the most prominent venues in town for staging wedding and outdoor functions. We offer a variety of facilities and rooms, specially adapted bathrooms and wider access for wheelchairs, as well as other facilities including parking for physically challenged persons. Kibo Palace Hotel, with its diverse facilities and friendly service, is a preferred destination for international travelers, holidaymakers as well as local businessmen and families. The multinational management team of the hotel is continually strives to provide excellent service maintaining an international standard for all its facilities on offer; all these combine to deliver an unforgettable personal experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kibo Palace Hotel

Address: Old Moshi Road | P O Box 2523, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $270 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kibo Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 65
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Kibo Palace Arusha
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Arusha
#3 Business Hotel in Arusha
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“Must try the buffet while at the pool side especially at night”
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