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    Gibb's Farm

    Rift Valley | P.O. Box 280, Karatu, Tanzania
    011 255 27 253 4397
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    1 - 5 of 648 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Excellent Hotel and Service, good food, excellent attention from staff, and management. Really cool rooms, and showers. Enjoyed Gibbs Farm greatly, and will return excellent two hour trip to crater. Our fiftieth anniversary.

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Fantastic property with stunning grounds and beautiful rooms / cabins.. attention to details and service was great . The property is slightly off the track from crater but well worth the visit . Food could do with some improvement for vegetarians but the lunch box...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Love this property, only got to stay here for one night and was the perfect start to our Tanzania experience. Situated in the town of Karatu which is about 20min from the Ngorongoro crater entrance. A great option if you prefer not to stay at...More

    Thank Taryndeneys
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is such a great product and is so deserving of the Travel & leisure accolades. The farm itself is so well appointed and is a great option as a first stop in Tanzania before entering the crater. Gerd is a gracious host and the...More

    Thank Deneys
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed one night at Gibbs Farm. It's a fantastic place, in a different league, and we thoroughly recommend it, provided you can afford it. One night was not enough to get the full benefit because there are activities arranged throughout the day, from bread...More

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    • US$634 - US$958 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Arusha Region >
    • Karatu
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    Robert H
    4 August 2017|
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    Response from GibbsGM | Property representative |
    Dear Robert, Good morning. I concur with Diane and highly recommend that you plan your itinerary via a reputable safari specialist who can advise you of the many options available including the best time to travel... More
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    Thorspecken
    4 August 2017|
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    Response from GibbsGM | Property representative |
    Good morning. Filtered water is always free and in unlimited supply as is tea and coffee. There is bottled water supplied in the cottages which gets refreshed by housekeeping daily as we do not recommend to drink the tap... More
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    Susan D
    21 January 2017|
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    Response from lorsnsteve | Reviewed this property |
    We did a self drive, we hired a 4x4 in Arusha from Safari Drive. The roads were variable, tarmac, hard dirt and loose gravel. Lots of corrugations on the roads in the Serengeti but elsewhere not too bad. Easy to find your... More
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    "All rooms are excellent - pick one."
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    "Any room is a good room with a spectacular view of their farm"
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    "they're all basically the same"
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    "#17 "Anniversary" cottage is large and absolutely beautiful. Adjacent to main house but quiet."
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